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Surf Hawaii Surf School

62-148A Lokoea Pl., Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
808 295-1241
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Ranked #23 of 46 Activities in Haleiwa
Type: Surf Camps, Adventure
Owner description: Let surfing enhance your life! Surf Hawaii - Surf School is one of the most respected surfing...
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Type: Surf Camps, Adventure
Owner description: Let surfing enhance your life! Surf Hawaii - Surf School is one of the most respected surfing school in Hawaii and on the North Shore of Oahu. The owner Edison de Paula is the head coach, with more then 25 years of experience. We teach surfing lessons, stand up paddle lessons and we run our Surf Camps designed to enable surfers of all ages and skill levels to live the dream of riding waves on the beautiful beaches of Hawaii. Surfing with Edison and his team of professional instructors is an exhilarating, healthy and natural experience available on the North Shore of Oahu. See what a difference professional surf instruction and the latest technology can make. Edison's surf school, a qualified professional surf coach that will make your dreams of surfing a reality! They are carefully selected, experienced instructors and experts in surfing. Our surf instructors are Lifeguards, CPR and First Aid certified.
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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My experience with Surf Hawaii School was absolutely unforgettable. For a long time, Hawaii was the top destiny to go and be there was like a dream. But I never imagined that I could surf so easily. Edison de Paula and his team are very professional and know how to learn with safety and with really good instructions. I had... More 

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I stayed there for one week doing the surfcamp and it was awesome. The accomodation is so beautiful! Really good standard including a nice view of the river, a jacuzzi and a hammock to relax in and it's only a ten-minute walk to Haleiwa, where you can eat and shop a little. That little town has so much charm! I... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Called and asked for private lessons. Paid for a week private lessons with email and receipt proof of private lessons. Showed up and there were 2 other people in the group. When I called to complain Edison lied, I threatened to cancel the rest of the lessons. Offered me a complimentary lesson since he was lying, which I reluctantly accepted.... More 

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Jennifer H, Owner at Surf Hawaii Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you for providing a review. We are so sorry that you had a bad experience, and we sincerely apologize for any misunderstanding in regards to your surf lessons. It is very important to us that our customers enjoy their surf lessons and have a positive experience in their dealings with Surf Hawaii Surf School, LLC. If a complimentary lesson... More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

It's already 3 times that I have been to this surfcamp and I could never ask for anything better! All teachers are amazing surfers and they will get you on your first wave with simple instructions. The place to stay (Jenni's) is nothing short of a paradise (includes a jaccuzzi at the terrace with a breath-taking view) and besides surfing,... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We had an awesome time with Edison as he taught us how to surf. Edison was very professional, had everything we needed to have a great day learning to surf. He made sure we found the best location with the appropriate waves for our inexperience east coast family. Although I never could get up on the board, Edison was patient... More 

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Fuzhou, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I just came back from this 4-day hawaii surfing lesson with all the satisfaction of my dream realization. I have to owe my truly hearted thanks to Edision, who aided me with the conquest to my fear to the ocean and also with the enjoyment of standing on the surfing board, being chased by waves. Following Edison's instruction, surfing dream... More 

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Vejen, Denmark
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I booked the surf camp stay for a week in august 2012. After searching the internet for hours i finally found an overnight surf camp in Haleiwa, Oahu! And i'm sooo glad i booked my trip to Edisons surf camp! I had such a great time, surfing everyday with Edison or Bruno - the great instructors. Even though I travelled... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

I have spend a full week with Edison and Jenni. The accommodations are in super conditions and are located right behind Haleiwa on a small river. The house and backyard are just lovely and can be used for relaxing or maybe for a trip Stand-Up paddling on the river into the ocean. The main reason to come was to learn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I have be to edison camp twice now i find that very one was helpful and amazing. He focus on the thing u need to improve on your surfing. Everything was in good walking distance from the laid back haleiwa town can not wait to go back for the third time your friend form Australia Damien Anderson

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Nashville, Tennessee
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

If you want to improve your surfing skills there is no better place than Surf Hawaii Surf School! If you are a rank beginner or have tons of experience and trying to up your game, this is the school. First, Haleiwa and the North Shore are the fantastic. Laid back but world class waves. The cute village is within easy... More 

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