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Private Surf Lesson at Waikiki Beach

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    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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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We are in Waikiki for a week and before we got here, decided to book the kids (teenagers) a private lesson each. They have only surfed once before, in Maui, so we weren’t sure if they would enjoy it or remember how. The instructors are...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Keeno123
    Reviewed July 4, 2019

    This was my second trip surfing with Big Wave Dave, I always start off with a group lesson when I come to Waikiki. That’s how I met first Alika, my favourite instructor. I’ve surfed with several BWD instructors, I’ve done group/semi-private/private’s, they’re all great teachers....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank LAH580
    Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

    I enjoyed my first lesson with Kevin so much that I came back a second day. The whole staff at Big Wave Dave's are friendly and helpful. The photographers get some really great shots, I even have a turtle in some of mine. All together...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank awruckvb
    Reviewed March 7, 2019

    Loved my surfing lesson! James was really nice, a good instructor, and very clear about safety. He was great about supervising us and encouraging us. And they have a drone to take photos. Very cool. I'm gonna go surfing again next month. Thanks, James!

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank Judy L
    Reviewed January 27, 2019

    My family for four had a great private lesson of surfing on Waikiki beach. The instructor was very good, helped my kids, wife and I to surf. All of us managed to get up on our boards and appreciate the waves. After the lesson we...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Sternpm
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    Best to be comfortable with swimming abilities.
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