Family Surfing & SUP Lessons Lahaina

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If you're looking for an unforgettable experience for the entire family you should definitely consider a surfing or Stand-Up Paddle Surfing lesson on Maui. Maui Wave Riders Surfing School has been rated #1 by kids and families who have experienced their Maui surfing lessons. It's common to hear kids say their Maui surfing lesson was by far their most fun activity they've done on Maui! Lessons last 90-120 minutes and everyone is guaranteed they will soon be riding waves in Hawaii and will go home bragging about it! Choose between group, private or semi-private lessons and get ready for an awesome Maui surf adventure which is certain to give you and your loved ones memories for life!


  • Fun water activity for the entire family!
  • All levels welcome, even non-swimmers!
  • SUP Group Senior Discount for ages 55 & better!
  • Specialized in kids, beginners & cowards!
  • Professional Instructors specialized in families
  • All staff is CPR & First-Aid certified
  • All day board use with lesson!
  • Pick your lesson: group, private or semi-private
  • You'll ride the Maui waves, guaranteed!
  • Just minutes from Kaanapali & West Maui resorts
  • Surfing Guarantee! Ride a wave or your lesson is FREE!



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Days & Hours

Monday - Saturdays
Time varies depending on lesson choice

Duration: Surfing: 2 Hours SUP: 1.5 Hours

Location & Directions

Location: 133 Prison St Lahaina

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Activity Details

Maui Wave Riders surfing school is a family operated business who has been offering surfing lessons and SUP lessons on Maui for several years and have earned a reputation for being a top notch, professional surfing outlet also known for showing their guests the "spirit of aloha". They pride themselves on being specialized in kids, beginners and cowards!  Their Lahaina surfing and SUP lessons are held in historical Lahaina Town, just minutes from Kaanapali, Kahana and Kapalua resort areas.  They are conveniently located in downtown Lahaina, so you can enjoy a nice meal after your lesson, since you'll definitely be working up your appetite after surfing the Maui waves!  You can also do some shopping in town or visit some of our historical landmarks like the famous Banyan Tree Park, the old Lahaina prison, just to name a few.  

A 2-Hour lesson that guarantees you will have an awesome experience and will be riding the Maui waves soon after you enter the water!  You will enjoy a 10-15 minute land lesson which will show you the basics of surfing and ocean safety.  The remainder of your lesson will be in the water with your instructor.
Minimum Age Requirement: Group - 10 & up   Private & Semi-Private - No age restrictions.

Stand-Up Paddling, or SUP has become a very popular activity enjoyed by visitors and local Maui residents alike, as it provides all participants a fun and enjoyable workout for the legs, abs and arms! Your lesson will last 1.5 hours and will get you going on this fun and exciting new sport; it includes a rash guard, reef booties and the SUP equipment. 
Minimum Age Requirement: Group - 10 & up   Private & Semi-Private - No age restrictions.

Group Lesson - You will join a lesson with up to six participants per instructor. Due to safety reasons children under 10 years old may not participate in group lessons.  
Semi-Private Lesson - The perfect option for a couple or a small family with kids!  You'll have one instructor for your party for more personalized attention.
Private Lesson - For a personalized "one-on-one" lesson.  Kids as young as 2 may participate in this lesson as they will have their instructor's 100% attention.

Additional Information

Lesson Availability

Surfing (Group, Semi-Private & Private) Minimum Age: 10 for Group Lesson
Monday thru Saturday at 7:30am, 9:00am & 10:00am, & 11:30am

SUP (Group, Semi-Private, & Private) Minimum Age: 10 for Group Lesson
Mondays thru Saturdays at 7:30am & 9:00am

Money back guarantee applies to SURFING LESSONS ONLY
Day use of board offer good ONLY for same day as lesson


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