More information about Poipu Surf School
Poipu Beach Surf School in Kauai
Is owned and operated by professional waterman and former pro bodyboarder Doug Muraoka. Poipu Beach Surf School is committed to providing each of its guests with a safe, fun, friendly surfing experience.
Experience and credentials
Doug and his expert staff are all experienced watermen who have been surfing and teaching for years. For your added ocean safety, an official county of Kauai lifeguard station is located right at Poipu Beach in Kauai.
Connected to the ocean
Douglas Muraoka was born and raised on the island of Kauai. Doug was raised by his grandparents got introduced to the ocean at an early age because his grandparents were avid fisherman who went fishing five days a week Monday through Friday Doug having no other choice than to go fishing every day at 6 AM spent half of the day at the ocean five days a week.
Doug Muraoka Professional Bodyboarder
Doug seeing surfers and bodyboarders at the beach he started bodyboarding at 10 years old. Doug picked up on body boarding quick and got his first sponsor which was Poipu Surf and Sport. Doug did local bodyboard contests for years and always made the final’s. Doug also qualified for the Hawaii state surfing tournament every year.
In 1989 when Doug graduated high school he became a pro bodyboarder and travel mostly to California and Hawaii doing the PSAA bud professional surfing tour. In 1998 Doug won his first pro contest in the drop knee division. As years went on Doug decided to start surfing. Doug loves surfing so much that he surfs 99% of the time now. With his passion for surfing he decided he wants to teach the world to surf so everyone can see how fun the ancient Hawaiian sport of surfing really is. Doug founded Poipu Beach surf school in 2005!
We offer private surf lessons
The smiles of our customers speak for themselves!
About our surf lessons
Poipu Beach Surf School is owned and operated by professional waterman and former pro body boarder Doug Muraoka. Poipu Beach Surf School is committed to providing each of its guests with a safe, fun, and friendly surfing experience.
Poipu Beach Surf School teaches people how to surf at the Sheraton Beach in Poipu. It is very safe, with only four people per instructor. Instructors also stay with the surfers for the full lesson, never leaving them alone in the ocean. Our instructors are dedicated to making your safety our number one priority!
Poipu Beach Surf School
We are located on
Poipu Beach, Kauai
Check in at:
2100 Hoone Rd
Koloa, HI 96756
8am – 7pm
7 Days a Week