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Ty Gurney Surf School

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Address: The Imperial of Waikiki Resort, C-8, 205 Lewers Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808-271-9557
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Description: The Ty Gurney Surf School specializes in luxury private surf instruction...
The Ty Gurney Surf School specializes in luxury private surf instruction on the island of Oahu. We customize our surf lessons to each individual, ensuring that students of all levels maximize their surfing experience on the best waves in the world. Our expert instruction guarantees all students will be surfing on their very first lesson!
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Honeymoon Surfing

We were in hawaii on our honeymoon and we both wanted to try surfing, neither of us had surfed before and we had a great time. The instructors were really helpful in giving us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We were in hawaii on our honeymoon and we both wanted to try surfing, neither of us had surfed before and we had a great time. The instructors were really helpful in giving us tips and we had brilliant time with them. If we ever go back to Hawaii we would return to them for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Our kids have been taking surfing lessons from Ty Gurney Surf School for at least 7 years during our various trips to Honolulu. They (and we) have loved every minute of it. The instructors are very patient, especially with first time surfers and are very good at balancing the desire to have fun and the desire to improve. There are... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My daughters, ages 14 and 10 both took two one hour lessons from the guys at Ty Gurney. By the end of the second lesson both of them were consistently riding waves as far as they would take them without falling at all. In fact my older daughter was pulling some tricks her instructors taught her. I can't say enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Ethan my surf instructor was an absolute legend, he helped me with the fundimentals of surfing and made me competent to approach waves on my own. definitely recommend this company.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Great experience... Fun instructors focused on the goal, almost unnoticeable you are up riding the wave, incredible!

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austin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband and two teenage daughters (ages 14 & 16) took surf lessons here. The instructors were great and all three of them got up on the boards right away. I chose not to surf and the staff was kind enough to lend me a beach chair so I could read my book on the beach while I waited. All... More 

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La Verne, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

From the minute you walk up the steps at Ty Gurney Surf School you are welcomed by everyone that's in the room. Everyone is so nice and the service is impeccable. Once your escorted to the beach, the instructors are just as nice as the office staff. After a thorough explaination of surfing your in the water. My boys had... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

With the best surf breaks 400 m off shore then a trip out with the tremendous boys and girls of ty gurney's surf school is recommended for all but the most hardened pro . My daughter and I went out twice and had the authentic experience of surfing one of the world most famous locations with helpful instructors whose love... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My friend and I did a dual instruction surf lesson (my first time on a board). Amazing experience. The instructors were great, got us both up on our boards, and we just had a really great time. I'd recommend this experience to ANYONE looking for a surfing lesson while in HI.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I chose Ty Gurney Surf School for the past two years for my daughter's surf lessons. Last year (at 6 years old), she had Joey as an instructor and had a great time learning from this master waterman. We requested Joey again this year but instead got Chris. He was just as good an instructor, and my daughter learned to... More 

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