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Address: 1020 Auahi St., Building 4, Suite 4, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814 (Formerly Girls Who Surf)
Phone Number: +1 808-371-8917
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Have ever dreamed of you and your family surfing while on vacation in...
Have ever dreamed of you and your family surfing while on vacation in Hawaii? Get surfing today with our lessons at Surf HNL! We specialize in serving families and guests of Waikiki, and those staying around Oahu. Each of our programs helps you access real open ocean surf. Surf HNL focuses on teaching: at uncrowded beaches, beginner surfers, intermediate surfers, athletes, children, families, and multi-lesson programs. Improve your performance and decrease the risk of injury with our fun and knowledgeable instructors. Advanced reservations are required.
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Waikiki Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson with Round-trip Transport

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Such a great time, we went twice!

All my 11-year old daughter wanted to do in Hawaii was try surfing. We booked a 2-hour lesson for her along with myself and my wife. She never stopped smiling and after she said... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

All my 11-year old daughter wanted to do in Hawaii was try surfing. We booked a 2-hour lesson for her along with myself and my wife. She never stopped smiling and after she said she wanted to do it again. This time we got my son to try it and they let me rent a board for the hour. If... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Customer service was excellent. I had a little trouble find them on the beach, but I called and receive step by step instructions. My friend and I both had our own personal instructor, who were super friendly. I would definitely recommend to those interested.

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for leaving us this positive review! We're so glad you had a great time surfing with us. For customers who prefer to meet us at the beach, we provide instructions to the beach where we do our lessons. We also offer round trip transportation from the resort area for an additional fee. We appreciate your... More 

Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We took private SUP lessons just north of Ko Olina at Pokai Bay Beach Park. The view was amazing and not crowded compared to other locations along the coast of Oahu. It was just my husband and I and 2 instructors. They took pictures while we paddled and told us about other things to do while we are here. They... More 

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your positive review. We loved having you and your husband for a SUP lesson. Pokai Bay is a great location for SUP, offering beautiful views and calm, open waters. We hope to see you folks again in the future. Mahalo! -Surf HNL More 

Lebanon, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

we transported ourselves to Ala Moana beach and met the instructors there, we had a group of 6 and 3 instructors. My 14 year old daughter really enjoyed it and was one of the 3 that were able to stand up during the 2 hour session. I waited on the beach under the palm trees but couldnt see much since... More 

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your terrific review! We love having families and teaching kids of all ages to surf. At Surf HNL, we pride ourselves on small group lessons, ensuring that each customer receives the best service possible. We would love to see you and your family again in the future! Mahalo, -Surf HNL More 

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Had a family of 8 with 6 children, All beginners. 3 of the kids had a private teacher and the rest of us had a group lesson. This was the highlight of the trip. The location was perfect. All the instructors were great and even though it was a group, felt like we had one on one instruction. Went out... More 

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha, We're so glad that you enjoyed your lesson! We are Oahu's premier surf school and offer some of the smallest group lessons. We love to see families get stoked about surfing. We hope to see your family again in the future! Mahalo and thank you for choosing Surf HNL! -Surf HNL More 

Aurora, OH
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

SurfHNL was awesome!, fantastic!. myself and my 3 boys who never surfed before- and the instructors were great. 4 instructors to 6 students they helped you in everyway. Getting there was a little weird, very off the beat in path. going into a what once was a camp ground I'm guessing. (some homeless people around) but once we found it-it... More 

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha, We wanted to thank you for writing a wonderful review as well as making this review as detailed as you could make it about our services and location. We are so happy to hear that you had such a great time with our instructors as well as surfing of course! We really hope to see your family again maybe... More 

Holly Springs, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

These guys did an awesome job teaching us (all beginners!) how to surf. There were 4 instructors for our group. They were patient and helpful, especially to those of us who couldn't stand up right away. It was a blast and I highly recommend you try surfing and book with this company.

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SurfHNL, Public Relations Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Angie! Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review for us. We pride ourselves on our fantastic instructor to student ratio for our group lessons. For a more personalized experience, we also offer exclusive and private lessons. We had such a great time surfing with you and would love to surf with you again in... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We booked a two-hour surf lesson for our 8-year old daughter last week while staying in Ko Olina, Oahu. It was her first lesson and she was very nervous, but her instructor Jonny was very nice and that put her mind at ease. They videotaped and took pictures of the lesson. I tried to take pictures and videos, but none... More 

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Sikeston, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Our 10 yr old Daughter took lessons with SurfHNL while on vacation in Honolulu in October, 2014. Brooke was the instructor and my daughter really enjoyed her and lessons. I would highly recommend SurfHNL to anyone! The whole experience was worth the price and then some. My daughter had never surfed and got up on several occasions and now has... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

We had taken lessons with Hawaiian Fire on a previous trip. Surf HNL was as good if not better. Our 2 boys had private lessons while my wife and I had 1 instructor for the 2 of us. Instructors were helpful, friendly and patient. I would strongly recommend Surf HNL if you're looking for a great experience

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