Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience

Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours • Surfing & Windsurfing • Gear Rentals • Boat Rentals • Stand Up Paddleboarding
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Jamie O’Brien Surf Experience is Hawaii’s premier surf school servicing the North Shore of Oahu as Turtle Bay Resort’s exclusive surf experience partner. We specialize in teaching people of all skill levels the art of riding waves on premium equipment guided by professional staff through curated surf and stand up paddle experiences 7 days a week at the world famous Turtle Bay.
Kahuku, Hawaii
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Akogho
Asheville, NC1 contribution
Jun 2022
The Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience was really incredible. The team was able to accommodate our group of 9 people all with varying levels of surfing ability with ease. The instruction was professional and on point. The vibe was relaxed which made everyone feel comfortable. Everyone was able to get up by the end of the experience and all of us found new love for the sport. Special thanks to Kaikea for taking special care for me and my two boys during the experience. He runs a great business fronted by one of the greatest surfers of all time! We had the option of getting surf lessons in Waikiki near our hotel but instead we drove the hour for the JOB Surf Experience and we would do it again. I would highly recommend this surf school regardless of experience level!
Written June 21, 2022
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BreckBearSki
Denver, CO38 contributions
Oct 2021
Our daughter had previously surfed crowded Waikiki, but a 2 hour private lesson at the JOB Surf Experience EXCEEDED ALL EXPECTATIONS, and was 1,000x better than Waikiki! Her instructor Will was amazing, he kept it fun while working hard to push her into the right waves. Best part for parents - you can watch the surfers from the peninsula near the Pool Bar where you're close to the action and can take pics yourself like the one attached. We also bought the photo package since the photos Justin shot were so great. Everyone working had a great attitude and was completely professional and dedicated to ensuring everyone had a great time, parents included! A great experience for any surfing level, would highly recommend a visit!
Written October 24, 2021
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Jason Crady
Lake Saint Louis, MO8 contributions
Oct 2022 • Family
This was the highlight of our adventures. Seven and Jason our instructors were so cool. You could tell they loved what they do and really want you to have fun and develop a passion for their sport. All four of us 41, 37, 9 and 6 got up on our first wave and tons of waves after. We had a blast surfing make sure to ask for Seven super cool dude!!
Written October 12, 2022
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Courtney R
2 contributions
Aug 2022
I wish I could leave JOB Surf Experience 10 stars! I was staying at Turtle Bay Resort and wanted to take a surf lesson. I opted for the 9am 1:1 lesson and it was amazing. I showed up a little early around 8:40am and they let us start right away. Chris was my instructor and he was AWESOME. Chris was so experiences and always made sure safety came first, which was great since I was super nervous. He talked me through everything on land first, and then we took it out into the water. After a couple tries and feedback sharing I was able to get up! Once I did it the first time I wanted to keep getting better! The two hours flew by and I had an amazing experience. I didn't buy the photo pack in advance, but once I saw the pictures post class, I had to purchase them. It was a great morning and I highly recommend!
Written August 14, 2022
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TTTT5
Boston, MA49 contributions
May 2022
This was SO MUCH FUN. One first time surfer and one second time surfer and we had a blast. James, our instructor, was phenomenal - made the sport of surfing accessible to beginners and a great time. Both novice surfers in our party got up with James' expert guidance. Would definitely recommend if you want to try something new in a safe environment in Oahu (really the only way to experience the ocean here safely is on a surf board!)
Written May 29, 2022
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Tiff3flag
4 contributions
Nov 2021 • Family
The Jamie O’Brien surf experience is just beyond amazing! We loved the professionalism and knowledge of the instructors but mostly their enthusiasm and energy out in the water, you can tell they really love what they do. We can’t say enough wonderful things, just a truly special experience! Jamie made my son’s whole world when he surprised him and spent the morning surfing with him. Jamie was fun, kind and very generous to take time away from his busy day to make a little grom’s day, week, year!!! Thank you to all the staff at The Jamie O’Brien Surf Experience, we appreciate you more than you know!
Written November 20, 2021
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Jason D
Phoenix, AZ1 contribution
Oct 2022
My wife and I had a wonderful 3 days of surfing with Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience. We are novice surfers and worked with Ikaika for three days. He did a great job of making sure we were surfing waves that were challenging based on our skill level. He was friendly and helped us improve our technique.
Written October 22, 2022
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m.s.
2 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
As first time surfers, my daughter and me, had very positive experiences with different teachers at the Surfschool. The method is similar but all the teacher are giving you very different learning experiences so I suggest to go for different teachers if you take more than one lessons. You will have many different perspectives and get to know personal experiences about surfing, which I find very helpful. We have learned a lot and had fun with everyone, plus we got lucky to have ideal waves for beginners. Thanks Ikaika, Jason and Hunter!
Written July 19, 2022
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Ashley G
Powell, OH6 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
We had an amazing experience. We were assured our whole family would stand on our respective surf boards and WE DID! Our 8 year old daughter and 11 year old son took to surfing fairly quickly. Our instructors were Kaleo and Chapin. Chapin is a phenomenal teacher who was passionate about helping her students take to surfing. And Kaleo is a surfing superstar who really inspired us. We found this experience to be our favorite activity on our Hawaiian getaway. Highly recommend!
Written June 8, 2022
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Kilgour J
2 contributions
Oct 2022
Our five-year-old son Nico took a lesson with Kaikea and had the time of his life. It honestly couldn’t have gone better and we knew he was safe and happy throughout.

He says he can’t wait to get on a board again!

Thank you,
Jeff & Simon
Written October 26, 2022
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