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Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School

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Address: North Shore, Sunset Beach, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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+1 808-783-8657
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Uncle Bryan Suratt presents, Sunset Suratt Surf Academy. Located on the...

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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Learned to Surf!

The staff at this school were top notch. We had some adverse conditions surf wise and the staff bent over backwards to help us out and we had a great time! I am 48 years old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Destin, Florida
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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at this school were top notch. We had some adverse conditions surf wise and the staff bent over backwards to help us out and we had a great time! I am 48 years old, never surfed, and they taught even me to catch some waves!!! My daughters (ages 13 and 15) had a ball and the instructor had... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marshall and their whole crew were really nice and excellent teachers. Made a ton of progress during the two hours I spent with them

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 2 daughters and I spent the entire afternoon at this school. The instructors are dedicated and caring teachers. They explained carefully the etiquette and circulating patterns surfers need to observe for the smooth flow of all the surfers and paddlers in the lagoon. The teachers take good care of their newbies. No question is too stupid. We had a... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We arrived as a 40 year old, 16 year old, and 10 year old who are from Wyoming and have never surfed. After great instruction from Skyler and Michael, my 16 year old AND I were surfing by our second wave and the 10 year old was surfing by the the first wave. Great experience and family memory. I don't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We booked on a whim because a friend told us to. The online booking was easy. The instructors were great. Kevin was friendly and encouraging and worked his butt off. My daughter's instructor surfed with her. Somehow we managed to get private lessons. Uncle Bryan was there to greet us and welcome us back. Heath takes great pictures for a... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We took lessons last year with a nice woman but this was so much better. Bryan was there to greet us and so did all the instructors. Mike was our instructor, but they all are or were competitive surfers. My 14 yr old daughter and I took semi-private lessons and we were surfing from the beginning, largely because of his... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Our family scheduled surf lessons with Bryan and his team and enjoyed every minute of it! We had one instructor per two people and really got our money's worth. Bryan was very friendly and his guys helped my young kids to really feel safe and lean quickly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Instructor really friendly and professional. Really competitive prices. :):) We recommend it. Great waves. Perfect for beginner or intermediate! Aloha

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Uncle Bryan super nice and friendly. His son took myself and my husband out to teach us to surf. Very easygoing, friendly. Husband got up first time, I got up 2nd time. We paid for less than xpensive rate, but got individual training. Lots of fun (paddling out can be exhausting, but instructor will pull you and board behind him... More 

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Dallas, TX
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We booked a group lesson during our recent Hawaiian Vacation in early September. Based on the reviews on tripadvisor, we were hopeful. Our instructor was extremely condescending, impatient and had a bad attitude. I can't express enough that you should learn and go elsewhere. We also paid for pictures and was told that we would receive a link - The... More 

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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear about your experience with our instructor. I would appreciate if you would send us an email so we can handle this appropriately. We guarantee our lessons so if anyone wants to give surfing a try and is uncomfortable for any reason they are not obligated to pay. Our photographer sends a link the day of... More 

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