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Private Surf Lesson at Waikiki Beach

  • Private 90-minute surfing lesson
  • Learn how to surf on Waikiki beach
  • Practice the basics like popping up on dry land, then enter the water to put your new skills to use
Private Surf Lesson at Waikiki Beach
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Take to the waves at the famous Waikiki Beach during this private 90-minute surfing lesson. Learn how to paddle and pop up from your longboard, first on the sand, and then test your newfound skills in the Pacific. Already know the basics? No problem, you receive tailored instruction based on your skill level. Want to introduce your little one to the sport? This surfing lesson is great for kids too!
What to Expect
Once you've checked in at the shop, you will be directed to the complimentary lockers. It is highly recommended that any removable items such as hats, jewelry, eye wear and bags, towels etc are left in the locker while surfing as they will be very difficult to recover if lost. You will be introduced to your instructor and fitted with a rash guard. In regards to apparel, only a rash guard and swimsuit/board shorts are required.

Your instructor will give a demonstration to help quickly master the techniques needed to take on the legendary Hawaiian surf. You will get an opportunity to show off their skills and practice the process before heading to the beach. Take your time and ask questions! This process is a big key to success!

Next you will walk across the street to the beach, don't worry about carrying boards, there's a cart that does the work for us. Once you get to the beach the instructor will set the boards up on the beach and help you strap on the leash. Off into the beautiful clear warm water you go. You will paddle out to where the waves are breaking, with your instructor by your side to help you and guide you the whole time.
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Reviews (13)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Surf Day!

James was a magnificent instructor. Had a great time! He was very informative and reassuring. I highly recommend James for private lessons and Big Wave Daves for lessons.

Thank jessicaMin55
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great first time surfing experience in beautiful Waikiki

My girlfriend and I were in Oahu and tried putting together a surf lesson for the 2 of us from our first day on but couldn't make the logistics work due to other activities we wanted to get in. On the next to last day...More

Thank Mississippi R
Reviewed August 23, 2018
Highly Recommend!

Best surf lesson! Great instructor, patient and hilarious. You can tell they love what they do. An hour and a half was plenty, I thought it wouldn't be but after wiping out a few times I had my fill of salt water after an hour...More

1  Thank Stacy E
Reviewed August 22, 2018
Incredible family friendly surfing lessons; we returned for a second session three days later

We had incredible surfing lessons with Big Wave Dave. They made every aspect easy and fun - starting with collecting us from our hotel. Haa (nephew of Eddie Aikau) helped my husband and me repeatedly get up on our boards (and we have the photos...More

Thank AnnLondon1
Reviewed August 21, 2018
Best place in Waikiki for a Surf Lesson!!!!

Stopped by BWD's shop today in search of great personalized surf lessons. There were alot of choices on the beach but it was worth it to stop here. Dave's shop is great, all new gear, great staff, really really friendly and wiling to help you...More

1  Thank Jeff L
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