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Hans Hedemann Surf School

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Address: 2586 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-6614
Phone Number: 808-924-7778
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Surf School established in 1995 by pro surfer Hans Hedemann. We provide 1...

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 tours that leave from Waikiki. Give us a call for more details or to make a reservation.

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WOW! We really surfed!

We booked this semi-private lesson as part of our family vacation. Our daughter's idea and we all gave it a try. For a 60 year old man and a 54 year old woman, I had my doubts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
451mary
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Rochester, New York

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this semi-private lesson as part of our family vacation. Our daughter's idea and we all gave it a try. For a 60 year old man and a 54 year old woman, I had my doubts that we were in any kind of shape to physically be able to surf but our instructors, Adam and Shane, proved otherwise. They... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My cousin and I took the 9 o'clock group lesson and there were about 8 other people in our group. We started off in the lobby and they explained some basic do's and don'ts with a slide show. It was really easy to understand and the guy doing the presentation was really funny. After this we got reef shoes and... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a private lesson with Jimmy and Dustin on our honeymoon and it was a great first time experience. My wife is scared of the ocean but they were able to make her feel comfortable and give her the confidence to ride a surfboard. The instructions they give are right on point and have you ready to surf by... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Turtle Bay on North Shore in May of this year. My husband and I took a semi private lesson with Bruno and we both had a blast. My husband had surfed in his teens but I had never surfed before. We were celebrating my 50th birthday and I felt like a kid out there in the water.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a great experience. Highlight of our 2 week trip to Hawaii. The kids took a lesson first and loved it so much they took a second lesson and convinced me to do it as well. So much fun. The instructors were patient and excellent with the kids. I am sure they are all good, but the instructors... More 

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Lithia, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a private lesson today with Adam. Great experience, we all were able surf by the end! Informative session at the beginning of the class, but we spent the majority of the time in the water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my granddaughter and her best friend to Honolulu for a week, May 26 to June 2, 2016. Their main request was to take surf lessons. We chose Hans Hedemann's and it was a perfect choice. They had a semi private lesson, both of the instructors were amazing, they were brothers. It was the high light of the trip.... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this last minute through the hotel for my 12 year old daughter's birthday. I originally booked this for her and her 8 year old brother, I was reluctant to take the 6 year old. BUT when we got there the surf instructor was awesome and said it was no problem he could take the 6 year old on board... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite memory from this vacation!! I would highly recommend going to Hans Hedemann Surf School to anyone visiting the North Shore. My family and I signed up for a 5 person group surfing lesson with Bruno and Mikey, which was amazing. They were extremely helpful and patient, and also so so much fun! They are the BEST! Everyone stood... More 

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Little Silver, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was GREAT.. brought my wife and 2 kids (22 and 19) and did a family lesson They had never surfed before but were up and riding by 2nd run. The instructors Bobby and Mikey were the BEST They were very patient and were able to share their love of the sport with us.The instruction was simple and very effective.We... More 

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