Goofy Foot Surf School
Surf's Up Brah! When in Maui, what better activity to try than an ancient tradition and popular, ever-growing sport? Located in Lahaina, Goofy Foot Surf School offers one of the best surf lessons on the island. Established in 1994, this company has been around for the last decade and has taught over 100,000 people to surf! They focus on giving the best and safest experience to every student they teach!
At a Glance
Highlights: The location is perfect for students learning to surf with waves all year long and a great chance of sunshine!
Activity Level: Moderate- ability to swim and good balance are helpful but not necessary to have a blast!
Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.- 1 p.m. for most lessons, be sure to check out the website to find the option that best fits you!
Cost: Prices start at $65 per person for a group lesson and increase for private lessons and increased times.
Local's tip: For those looking for the best surf conditions go to the company's site and click on Weather and Surf Conditions to choose the best day for surfing.
Goofy Foot Guarantee: If you do not stand up and ride a wave in the 2-hour session then the lesson is on the house!
The first reports of surfing date back to 1778 when Captain James Cook came to the islands and saw Hawaiians surfing, "I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven so fast and so smoothly by the sea." Continuing this tradition, Goofy Foot provides an amazing chance to not only learn to surf but also teaches their students to respect the ocean.
To start off, the surfing professionals will get you set up with all the right gear necessary to have a fun and safe experience. Next step: to the beach! The instructors will spend 30 minutes on the sand practicing some of the necessary basics and the rest of the time is spent in the water surfing! You can expect 5 students per instructor to maximize one-on-one time.
505 Front St. Suite 123
Lahaina, HI 96761
Starting off in Kahului on Kuihelani Highway travel for 5.2 miles and turn left onto Honoapiilani Highway. Then travel for 15 miles along the coast. As you enter the city of Lahaina take a left onto Front St and travel for about half a mile until you come to the first set of shops on the left hand side. Turn into the parking lot and look for Goofy Foot Surf School in Suite 123.