Can you surf in Maui?

Is Maui good for surfing?

Maui is also great for surfing because it’s small enough to get to any shore in less than 3 hours. The Big Island is not so fortunate in this aspect. Having Oahu and Kauai so close by is also a major plus. Getting waves on these islands is worthwhile and not a long trip away.

What is the best time of year to surf in Maui?

When to go

November to March is the big surfing season on Maui and in Hawaii as heavy north swells are consistently push towards the islands. There are also some nice and mellow south swells to be found on the south side of Maui during this season.

Is Maui or Oahu better for surfing?

But if you’re looking for beaches to surf at, Oahu tops Maui for sure. The vast majority of famous surf competitions in Hawaii are held on the North Shore of Oahu, including the Da Hui Backdoor Shootout, the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational, and Billabong Pipe Masters.

Is Kaanapali Beach good for boogie boarding?

Body Surfing/Skimboarding/Boogie Boarding

Although Kaanapali does not have a wide variety of surf spots, the sandy beach does offer fun body surfing, skim boarding, and boogie boarding. These sports can be especially fun if you are staying at one of the many resorts that line Kaanapali beach.

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What beach has the biggest waves in Maui?

4. Pe’ahi. With a nickname like “Jaws Beach”, it’s no surprise that Pe’ahi on the North Shore is the most powerful surf spot on Maui. Its massive, fast-moving waves make Jaws strictly for professional surfers only.

Where are the biggest waves in Maui?

To watch pro surfers in action, head to Honolua Bay and Hookipa Beach near Lower Paia during winter big wave season. East of Hookipa, you’ll find Maui’s most famous surf spot for big wave surfing: Peahi, also known as “Jaws.” During big swells, surfers are towed into Peahi’s massive waves by jet-skis.

What time of year are the biggest waves in Hawaii?

The months between November and February are the best times to see big wave surfing. The massive waves can sometimes swell up to thirty feet or more—dangerous even for experienced surfers—so always heed warning signs.