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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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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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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It doesn't get any better!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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La Verne, California

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

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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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I had an eleven hour layover at the airport and decided to give surfing a try. I was able to take a public bus right there for 2.50. I had tried surfing a couple of times before and never was able to stand up. A couple of hints and I was up. They tow you out and push you into... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We arrived in Honolulu yesterday and one of our 14 year old twin daughters was begging for surf lessons whilst the other had some trepidations. I asked the hotel concierges about the lessons and they highly recommended TGSS. Given that our daughters had never surfed before, I booked private 2 hour lessons for each of them and, as expected, one... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Thank you - We took our 10 year old son to Oahu for 2 weeks. We did some amazing things like parasail and snorkel but by far his favorite was his private surfing lesson with Ty. His staff was amazing with helping me sign him up for his lesson and getting us to their location. The lesson with Ty was... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I signed up for 1 lesson and had so much fun I signed up for 3 more lessons. These guys will "toe" you out - not with a motor, but with their big toe on your board while you relax and they paddle out for you. The instructors are top notch and don't waste time with boring rhetoric on the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The surf instructors at Ty Gurney were the greatest. My kids, ages 12 and 13 had had surf instruction before and had surfed several times in California but these guys at Ty Gurney took them to the next level. In no time they were catching waves on their own and ripping. I also found Ty's school to be one of... More 

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TGSS808, General Manager at Ty Gurney Surf School, responded to this review

Big Mahalo for bringing the kids to surf with us! we enjoy seeing our guests progress in their surfing skills and are always happy when our students are able to start catching their own waves - that's what our lessons are all about - to really learn to surf! Thank you for the review and we hope to surf with... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Never surfed before and decided to take some lessons while I was in Waikiki. Had Nick the first day and he nailed it gave great instruction and me me feel very comftable and confident and I was Up in no time. Went out with super Awesome Joey a couple of times and he is the man. Read the waves like... More 

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TGSS808, General Manager at Ty Gurney Surf School, responded to this review

Mahalo for your awesome review! Nick and Joey were happy to see that you enjoyed your time surfing with them & Joey is THE MAN! haha…we call him the 'wave whisperer' because he always knows exactly where to be….happy to hear you had a great time and we hope to see you again sometime! Aloha More 

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Additional Information about Ty Gurney Surf School

Address: The Imperial of Waikiki Resort, C-8, 205 Lewers Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808-271-9557
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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