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Address: 2586 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 808-924-7778
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Description: Surf School established in 1995 by pro surfer Hans Hedemann. We provide 1...
Surf School established in 1995 by pro surfer Hans Hedemann. We provide 1 and 2 hour lessons daily for surfing, stand up paddling and body boarding at both our south shore & north shore locations for all levels of surfers, plus we have north shore tours that leave from Waikiki. Give us a call for more details or to make a reservation.
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Awesome surf experience!

Excellent lessons for us as first time surfers. All the instructors were great, very helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. We would highly recommend this surf school!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent lessons for us as first time surfers. All the instructors were great, very helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. We would highly recommend this surf school!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

From the time we walked in they gave us a warm welcome!!!my kids did great but as for me a beginner and and older woman they helped me get back for the next ride! The instructors did so well that my kids surfed almost everyday the rest of the trip and did awesome! Ian was so compassionate to all of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I haven't surfed in over 30 years and am really old now :)! Had a private lesson with Scotty at Turtle Bay Resort ... So much fun! Forgot how amazing it feels to be in the water, catching a wave! Scotty was very patient with me and his instructions were very easy and clear to follow. Mahalo Scotty ... You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My two kids and two of their friends took a 3-day surf camp and had a blast. They got tons of wave time and the instructors were energetic and knowledgeable. It was a great experience!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

It was our first surfing lesson and our instructor Mikey was great. We had photos taken by their photographer so we can share with our friends and family. I highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My daughter and I had a private lesson- on Waikiki beach - I just love to keep reminding myself of that ...yes on Waikiki.... in July with Travis - Superb fun, highly recommend. I originally didn't want to surf here as I expected it to be super busy and poor quality on such a touristy beach but I was wrong.... More 

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This was my first trip to Oahu, and I knew that I couldn't visit without surfing. Surfing has been in the Top 10 of my bucket list since forever, so I was excited to finally try it. I am extremely grateful that I went with Hans Hedemann for this experience. I had a private lesson with Timmy, and he was... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Was great. I took a private lesson with Travis, and he definitely knew what he was doing. We worked on a bunch of stuff, like getting my footing, the timing of catching a wave, and other details. Once I was feeling more comfortable with riding waves, he would even ride beside me to take a closer look at my technique.... More 

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Waikiki is the best place to learn surf in Hawaï (and also best in the world), and the teachers are friendly and efficient.

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Hans Hedemann S, Cutomer Service Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for wonderful review. I will be sure to share your comment to everyone. I hope you 'll be back to surf with us again or try the other activities that we have. Mahalo HHsurf Ohana More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Excellent!! We had a private lesson with Travis for our 12 year old daughter and a semi private lesson with Austin for the rest of our family. Both guys were extremely helpful and full of knowledge. I highly recommend giving it a try.

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Hans Hedemann S, Customer Service Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am proud that Travis and Austin were such a great instructors for you daughter and the rest of your family. I will sure to share your awesome review with them. Hope to have your family back and surf with us again. Mahalo HHSurf Ohana More 

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