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Have ever dreamed of you and your family surfing while on vacation in Hawaii? Get surfing today with our lessons at Surf HNL! We specialize in serving families and guests of Waikiki, and those staying around Oahu. Each of our programs helps you...more
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2116 Lauwiliwili St, #105f, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96707-1866
Ala Moana - Kakaako
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My four kids ages 13 and 10 had such a blast with the team at Surf HNL! The kids were beaming as they gradually got up on the boards. I was also impressed by how patient the teachers were working with some more nervous kids....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

TRAVIS WAS AWESOME! My boyfriend and I wanted to try surfing while he was visiting Hawaii. I’ve never surfed so we decided to get a lesson. We are so glad we tried HNL! Travis was our instructor and he was very patient and knowledgable. He...More

Thank Garland R
SurfHNL, Sales & Media Specialist at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Garland! Mahalo for the review and stoked you had a great experience with Travis & Surf HNL! Hope to see you again next time! Aloha! Raynette

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I reserved a 2 hour group lesson for 8 people. The reservation process was smooth, and we were asked to constitute 2 groups of 4 and asked for our weights and shoe sizes, and we informed of the pick up time, provided with a voucher...More

2  Thank Brian C
SurfHNL, Sales & Media Specialist at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Brian, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are sorry that it is less than stellar and that you did not have a good experience. We hope the other member of your Ohana had a good time. It was...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

The entire crew was wonderful and attentive. Me (Male age 50) and my two adult children (21 and 19) all had a great time learning to surf. Be prepared to work hard in order to paddle out past the breaks, but riding the waves was...More

1  Thank Gene S
SurfHNL, Director of Sales at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Gene! Mahalo for the great review! So glad you all came and surfed with us. Surfing in Hawaii is a dream for all and glad we were able to accommodate you and your Ohana. Please look us up, should you come back for a...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

Good equipment, friendly and enthusiastic staff. We did a surf lesson, 9 -52 year olds. We all had a great time, it is hard work paddling out, but well worth it, I got up on the board, surfing properly straight away after our initial briefing,...More

Thank Matthew S
SurfHNL, Director of Sales at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Aloha Matthew! We are so happy you had a great time! We look forward to seeing you surfing with us again! Mahalo, Surf HNL

Reviewed July 21, 2018

My husband and I took a two-hour lesson with Mike, and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Oahu. We had never surfed before and by the end of the lesson we both got up several times. Mike gave us some instructions...More

1  Thank EHarde
SurfHNL, Director of Sales at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Aloha EHarde! We are super happy you both had a wonderful experience. We aim to please and with the Aloha Spirit! Mike is one of our treasures for sure. The photos and gopro are always the best to remember all the great moments spent. Hope...More

Reviewed June 28, 2018

My 18 year old daughter took lessons from Surf HNL, and was able to stand up on the board during the one hour lesson. This is hard to do, and I credit the fine instructors. Bird was her main instructor, during this group lesson, but...More

Thank loriars
SurfHNL, Director of Sales at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Aloha Loriars, What a great review! Mahalo for all the kinds words about our Instructors and your daughter's experience. Bird, Babac, Malina, and Tiana will be happy to hear she enjoyed herself. Pictures are worth a thousand words. So glad you got them. And until...More

Reviewed June 4, 2018

My 16 year old son and his friend had a great first surf experience with Mike and Jaret. They were very engaging and professional. They were determined that both boys would have a great experience and get up on their boards. Both boys were able...More

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SurfHNL, Director of Sales at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Aloha! We are so happy the surfed with us and had fun. Mike and Jaret are great instructors. It's always a challenge finding us but we're working on it with Google Maps. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Beautiful Hawaii!!! Mahalo,...More

Reviewed April 28, 2018

I was torn between Surf HNL and learning to surf somewhere on the North Shore. Disney’s Aulani recommended Surf HNL. I agree 100%! They picked us up from the resort right on time and were super friendly and inviting from the start. Our friend, who...More

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SurfHNL, Director of Sales at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Aloha Momofjaci! Disney Aulani is one of our best supporters who believe in us. So that's so awesome to hear. Our people always have the Aloha Spirit... IN and OUT of the water. It doesn't surprise me how our staff is. This review is amazing...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We surfed twice once at Ala Moana, and once at Eisenhower beach. Both times were great. Dave thanks for the time you spent with Tyler and thank the office people for me. When we get back to O’ahu you can rest assured that we will...More

1  Thank plnfxr
SurfHNL, Director of Sales at Surf HNL, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Aloha! Wow... you surfed 3 times with us. You are amazing! Mahalo for the great review and I will be sure to let Dave know you had a great experience. Mahalo, Ray SurfHNL

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We booked with Surf HNL. We were a family group of 10 people. We had 4 instructors and they were awesome.
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