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Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School

Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
+1 808-783-8657
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Ticked on off the bucket list!

Ever since I was a kid, it has been a dream of mine to go surfing on the north shore of Oahu. It... read more

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Dan S
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Dallas, United States
Uncle has been around the beach for at least 3 decades

Uncle Bryan taught my wife to surf, and now his famous class with new instructors are teaching our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NickellFamilyTravel
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Uncle Bryan Suratt presents, Sunset Suratt Surf Academy. Located on the North Shore of Oahu, home of Hawaii's most famous surf spots, Uncle Bryan prides himself on having the best trained surf instructors in Hawaii. All of our instructors are pro-level surfers themselves. Our surf school develops skills for longboard, short board, and stand-up paddle surfing. We take 6-month-old babies and adults in their 70s out for their very first time! Our surf lessons are for all ages and all levels, we teach surfers from beginners to pros. Sunset Suratt Surf Academy's classrooms are in the ocean from Sunset beach to Pipeline to Haleiwa, for a safe, guided hands on experience in the world of surfing. "It will be the most rewarding and thrilling gift that you can give to yourself or a loved one. A cherished experience of a lifetime. GO FOR IT!"Looking for a surfboard to rent while on the North Shore? Look no further. We got 'em—from shortboards to longboards to stand-up paddle boards! Sunset Suratt offers quality surfboard rentals.
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Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Reviewed yesterday

Ever since I was a kid, it has been a dream of mine to go surfing on the north shore of Oahu. It took me 30 years before I could tick this one off of the bucket list. THANK YOU Uncle Bryan!! I went with...More

Thank Dan S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Uncle Bryan taught my wife to surf, and now his famous class with new instructors are teaching our kids to surf. They have a great spot and they know what they are doing. It is fun to watch the smiles and confidence with the kids...More

Thank NickellFamilyTravel
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Bryan S, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for posting this review and thanks for coming back :) Aloha, Lisa and Uncle B

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My teenage son and daughter and I booked a lesson with Uncle Bryan's and had a great experience. This was the first time surfing for all of us and our instructor, Skylar, did a great job getting us started and working with us continually through...More

Thank milarrick2
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Bryan S, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the great review! I will let Schuyler know you were stoked. Aloha, Lisa and Uncle B

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best surf day. My California boys love the beach and boogie boarding but haven’t shown much of an interest in surfing. We made a deal... we will take a family trip to Hawaii but everyone tries surfing. Based on a friend’s recommendation,...More

Thank want2travel33
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 13 just got out of the water with these instructors. by far, the best. They were all very good and personanable. We loved Mike. Don’t choose any other surf lessons. These guys are safety cautious and could adapt to all levels. Fabulous...More

Thank Marcy V
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Bryan S, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write and tell others about our school! Glad you had fun, please come see us again! Aloha, Lisa and Uncle B

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the first session of the day based on a recommendation from a friend of mine. It was an overcast day so not as hot, in fact the water was downright chilly by Hawaiian standards. We had an onshore demo and instructional meeting before...More

Thank lilbullie
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Bryan S, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

THANK YOU for taking the time to write this cool review! We really appreciate it and love hearing about our students experiences. ALoha, Lisa and Uncle B

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

10yrs ago our our sons found an instructor in a van who would give them surf lessons in Haleiwa. Thinking our youngest boy was to young he stayed on the beach. Uncle Bryan asked why and said never to young. He took him out on...More

Thank Joanne P
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Bryan S, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joanne, Thank you for sharing, it is always fun to hear from students from our past. Thanks to all the amazing students we have had over the years word has gotten around about our school and it is thriving. We get to meet the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very laid back and friendly instructors, taking really good care of our family, good boards and materials

Thank Michel P
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Bryan S, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a nice review! Aloha, Lisa and Uncle B

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They taught *me*. I am a 58 year old woman. I am not very athletic. I cannot water ski and have difficulty standing on a pair of downhill skis. Having said all of that, these people taught me to surf. If they can teach me...More

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Bryan S, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Magic! I love it, thank you for writing this nice review. Aloha, Lisa and Uncle B

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of five visited for surf lessons last week. From start to finish this was an amazing experience. I was a little nervous to try surfing for the first time at 43 but the instructors were through, patient and very reassuring. Our 10 year...More

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Bryan S, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review, I will relay it to Kayla personally. Aloha, Lisa and Uncle B

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Phil260
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Kit_Hoi | Reviewed this property |
I think the surf school is great and can accomodate different levels of skill easily. Ask them directly about the waves this time of year. I don't know what it's like in January. They are really knowledgeable and if you... More
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Rly25
September 22, 2015|
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Response from Bryan S | Property representative |
Hello! We would love to take you surfing. You can play it by hear but if you give us a bit of notice we can have some one ready to take you surfing other wise you may need to wait until our instructors are out of the... More
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