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Had an awesome time learning how to surf with these guys. They all really know there stuff and you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sophie H
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Great Experience.

Equipe très professionnelle. Accueil impeccable. Nos 2 ados ont adoré le cours avec un moniteur... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Claire G
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Surf School established in 1995 by pro surfer Hans Hedemann. We provide 1 and 2 hour lessons daily for surfing, stand up paddling and body boarding at both our south shore & north shore locations for all levels of surfers, plus we have north shore...more
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2586 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-6614
Waikiki
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time learning how to surf with these guys. They all really know there stuff and you can’t come to Hawaii without catching a wave and l caught heaps with this crew. Really safe, fun and they even give the photos they’ve taken...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Equipe très professionnelle. Accueil impeccable. Nos 2 ados ont adoré le cours avec un moniteur très pro et sympa. Merci pour l'expérience. Very professional team and efficient reception. Our teenagers really enjoyed the cours with a very good instructor. Thank for this great experience.

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

I bookes two hours private surflesson and it was fantastic. Good introduktion and Great teaching skills In the water. If I am ever on Waikiki beach again, i am going to surf there.

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HHSurf, Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you for the time in writing a review. We are happy that you had fun surfing with us and hope to see you surf with us again

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Convenient location and almost everyone was surfing by the end of the lessons. After the initial talk- raise up on knees, bring one knee up, etc.- some of the instructors were great and others offered no tips or suggestions. I would recommend the surf school,...More

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HHSurf, Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Mahalo for the time in writing a review. We apologized if you some instructors were not helpful with the lesson you have. We will make sure to remind all of our instructors of our mission in sharing our passion in surfing. Here at Hans Hedemann...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Fantastic experience! Lance created a great atmosphere for our lesson with clear instruction and was super encouraging in the water for both my husband and I. Sky was very patient with our son who was quite intimidated with the waves once he was in the...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

I had a private Lesson and I was pleased with the degree of professionalism and care my Surf Instructor gave me .. learnt new skills that I'll apply when I get back to Australia.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

My 17 and 19 y.o daughters tried surfing for the first time here and had a great experience. The instructors were personable, friendly and knowledgeable, and the overall set-up was top-notch. I would recommend HHSurf for anyone looking for a beginner or refresher lesson!

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

I attended this class with my kids, 8 years girl, 12 years boy. It was great!!! We had so much fun!!! My kids became big fun of surfing.

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HHSurf, Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for the time in writing a review. We are happy that your family had so much fun surfing with us. Hope your kids continue to surf and hope to see your family surf with us again.

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This lesson was awesome. They picked us up at the Kahala Resort and took us to Waikiki beach. The instructors were all personable and patient with my two grandchildren which were 7 and 10. My grandson was up on the first wave. My granddaughter never...More

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HHSurf, Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Mahalo for the time in writing a review. We are happy that your grandchildren had fun and they loved it. We hope to see you them both surfing with us.

Reviewed August 2, 2018

Surfing was a lot of fun. Surf instructor was not very motivated. Did not explain anything after the short introduction and only told me when to start.More

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HHSurf, Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Mahalo for the time in writing a review. We apologize if you felt that our instructor were not able to motivate and was not able to give you proper instructions. . We will make sure to remind our instructor/s of their mission. Hope to still...More

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