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Surf HNL

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Address: 1020 Auahi St, Ala Moana Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4134 (Formerly Girls Who Surf)
Phone Number: +1 808-772-4583
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Have ever dreamed of you and your family surfing while on vacation in...

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 access real open ocean surf. Surf HNL focuses on teaching: at uncrowded beaches, beginner surfers, intermediate surfers, athletes, children, families, and multi-lesson programs. Improve your performance and decrease the risk of injury with our fun and knowledgeable instructors. Advanced reservations are required.

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Oahu Surf Lessons: Class and Equipment at Ala Moana Beach with Round-Trip...
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Pokai Bay Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson

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Surfing Oahu

We had a family vacation in Oahu this August. Surfing was on the top of list of activities our family wanted to do. Extremely friendly and fun staff. Very thorough instructions on... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
karinw219
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Austin, Texas
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Parkersburg, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Higher priced than others in the area. I didn't like how you could not pay one price and get all the photos and videos from your entire party. I didn't like how much time the photos took. I wanted the memories but not the hassle. However, the booking process was easy. I LOVED how the text for additional information/confirmation. They... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family vacation in Oahu this August. Surfing was on the top of list of activities our family wanted to do. Extremely friendly and fun staff. Very thorough instructions on safety, and fabulous pictures. We will go back next time we visit Oahu!

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Livermore, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a 2 hour private surf lesson for our 11 and 9 year old daughters along with two other families that have similar aged children. The instructors were so great with all the kids and each child had their own instructor that not only taught them in the water but helped tow them out after every surf attempt AND... More 

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Bowman Family! Thank you for bringing both of your girls to come surf with us at our Ko'Olina location! We are so happy that you loved our media, merchandise, and instructors as we try our best to provide the best products and services on the island! We are very proud of our 10+ years of top-notch services! We are... More 

McAllen, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surfing with Girls who surf was an experience of a lifetime. They are wonderful teachers/instructors that made surfing easy.

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Taze Ohana! Thank you so much for coming to both surf and stand up paddle board with us this month! We had such a fun time with your family, and we hope you love and share with family/friends the media you purchased on both your surfing and stand up paddle boarding lesson! More 

Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our kids, ages 12 and 14 LOVED this excursion!!! The instructors were young (college aged) but SUPER experienced and made the lessons both fun and very safe for our kids.The pictures and Gopro video they took were amazing too- looked professional! We would highly, highly recommend Surf HNL/Girls who Surf-my kids definitely want to do this again on our next... More 

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Surf H, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Paula! Thank you so much for your sweet words to both our company and me! I am so happy that your husband decided to go surfing as well! We cannot wait to see you all again when you come back to Oahu! You definitely left as part of our ohana! Mahalo! More 

Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding time, most fun we had on the trip. Great young adults running the experience, very knowledgable and always looked out for you. Kind of a odd place to get to but once your there it makes since. Beach is empty with no one around, something you don't expect to find in Hawaii. The surfing dog was the finishing touch... More 

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Surf H, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Michael! We are so happy that we got to capture those funny and memorable moments out in the water! Yes, we love our location as there are not a lot of locals around surfing and on the beach! We loved having your family, and we can't wait to see you all again next year! Mahalo! More 

Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came out to Hawaii for our honeymoon and decided to try out surfing. By far the best activity we decided to do! The instructors were great, very friendly and positive!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The team are surf Angels!! They made my dream come true and more!! My daughter and I got to take our first lesson together and side by side, thanks to them. Your first time there you will leave feeling like you have left with new family members

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Noel this is Lexi from Surf HNL just wanting to thank you so very much for coming out to surf with us not only once... but twice! Kalei, Lehua, Nawai, and Miku had such a wonderful time surfing with you and your daughter! It was so nice to hear that right after you went back to the hotel after... More 

Richland, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sevin and Dillan were great instructors and calmed my youngest daughter's last minute fears about surfing. Both girls had a great time and I would highly recommend Surf HNL.

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Iowa Falls, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 12 & 14 year old daughters had a great time! We ended up booking a second lesson, and my 6 year old went tandem with an instructor. They got amazing pictures of the kids. Would highly recommend!

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Susan! We had such an awesome time with all three of your children! Sophie and Ellie were awesome in the water! We are also so happy that Nicky got over his fear of going out in the ocean from the first day, and had an awesome time surfing with Keawe the second time you all came back to surf!... More 

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