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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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The best. Money well spent.

We stayed two nights in Waikiki. My wife took a group lesson there. She was nervous at first. She loved it. She got up on her first wave. Jimmy was great. Thank you. Then we... read more

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Rolling Hills Estates, California

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed two nights in Waikiki. My wife took a group lesson there. She was nervous at first. She loved it. She got up on her first wave. Jimmy was great. Thank you. Then we went to the North Shore for 5 nights at Turtle Bay. She and my 8 year old son took two private lessons apiece. Again, money... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Check in was very chaotic. Distance from check in to water needed a van to transport. All total, only 30 minutes time in the ocean to surf. Too many students, not enough instructors. Shuttle left without us to be returned to hotel, and we had to wait over 30 minutes for him to return. Also reason for delay was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a private lesson with Freddy and it was amazing! by far the best instructor! He made sure i knew the proper techniques for getting up on waves an taught me how to be on the board as well as better techniques for paddling. After a few times of him pushing my board to get up on waves he... More 

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HHSurf, Front Office Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha Katie, We are so happy to hear you had an amazing time! Our instructor definitely had fun teaching you to surf. We will be sure to inform Freddy of his excellent work with you. Thank you for choosing Hans Hedemann Surf School for your surfing experience. We hope to see you again! Mahalo More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just finished our first ever surf lesson (imagine Bambi on water. ) Jimmy, Ian, Pearce and Freddie were so patient. Thank you for making our last night in Hawaii so memorable. Everyone in the group was able to stand and most able to look graceful in doing so - testament to the tuition and encouragement these four showed. An absolute... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are satisfied with lesson and the stuffs are very nice! I am surprised that they prepared the usb with photos, it is very helpful, thanks. My son is happy to get a Hans' T shirt.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Super fun day with my husband and teenagers on our first surfing experience. The instructors were knowledgable and funny. We had a blast!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids had an incredible time! Their instructors were great with them, and didn't want to leave at the end.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't beat the price for the group lesson! I had a blast and my instructors, Adam and Pierce, were super chill and helpful. They also have a photographer on site to capture all your rad surfing moments!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheyne and Jimmy were awesome instructors. They are funny and very patient in teaching the basics of surfing and made sure everyone had more than one opportunity to surf without falling down. They even gave our picture CD along with a free T shirt for free. We had an awesome experience them.

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Cognac, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend this course for everyone, even those with a medical problem. First we saw a security video, then we practiced the movements on the sand. In the water the instructors helped you find the waves and made the most of it. They were kind and understanding to beginners and also those who were more advanced. They were especially... More 

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