About Us

Maui Waveriders is a family owned and operated business dedicated to providing maui surfing lessons to each student with a fun, safe and unforgettable surf experience. We adapt our style of teaching to the ability of each student. We will go that extra mile to make your surf experienceon maui is the most memorable highlight of your vacation!


Castleton Family


We Specialize in Beginners & Cowards

  • Advanced, Privates & Surf Safari’s Available
  • Non Swimmers Welcome
  • Guaranteed To Surf
  • All-Day Board use with lesson
  • Diploma and Stickers
  • Small Classes with Individual Attention
  • Large selection of Surfboard, Boogie Board and Skim Board Rentals
  • Hawaiian Pro Surf Instructors CPR & First-Aid Trained
  • Surf Photography by No Ka Oi ask for Keita
  • Call for Daily Class Times

Tommy founded Maui Wave Riders, Maui’s premier Surf School in 1997. He has over 31 years of surfing experience and has personally taught thousands how to surf in one easy lesson.
Tommy Castleton on the Cover of Surfer Magazine



Tommy has surfed some of the largest waves at Pipeline on the North Shore. He has been featured in many surf movies and magazines all around the world.


Tommy’s patience and surf experience makes you feel safe and comfortable at all times. He adapts his teaching style to your ability and level.


Our emphasis is on water safety and most of all FUN!