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Surf HNL

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Address: Ala Moana Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814 (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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Great first time surfing!

We called last minute one morning, after deciding toward the end of our honeymoon trip that we didn't want to leave without having tried surfing, and this company accommodated us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We called last minute one morning, after deciding toward the end of our honeymoon trip that we didn't want to leave without having tried surfing, and this company accommodated us wonderfully; we were in the water an hour later! I loved that the beach was not crowded at all, and our instruction was so personal. We had one main instructor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great team of surfers coaching you all the time. My kids 9 yr, 16, yr and myself 50 yr old got on our feet several times. We got GoPro pics and videos also. :)

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I had a great experience with the HNL Surf/Girls Who Surf team. They are very professional and a lot of fun.

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Brian! Thank you for coming out to surf with us for 3 days during your stay here in Hawaii! We hope that we will see everyone again next time you come to visit! We are happy that you and your children had a great time with us! You all did so great, you were all naturals! We do our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and professional team, everything was very well organised. Our family had a great experience surfing in Hawaii! Highly recommend Surf HNL.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So much fun!! Great friendly instructors!! We would definitely do this again. Loved the experience and the fun people we met.

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

Aloha Steven! Thank you for coming with your family to surf with us! We had an awesome time with everyone, and we can't wait to see you again! Hunter, Riley, Tehina, and Chris would love to take you all out again! We are very happy that you loved your experience with us, and we loved to meet you all as... More 

Hanford, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent family vacation to Hawaii, I really wanted to get the entire family surfing. After checking out a number of reviews, I decided that Surf HNL was the go-to "team." We were not disappointed. These instructors were fantastic. Our family of 5 (including our 5 year old) had a blast. The staff at Surf HNL was friendly, professional,... More 

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are happy that our staff got to show you how important safety is to us! We had such an awesome time teaching your family how to surf, and we can't wait to see you all again when you come back to Oahu! More 

Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dallas and Christian were the best teachers for my daughter and brother in law. Very patient and taught very well. We will back for a refresher course next year.

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great surf instructors. They also did a great job of managing the "traffic" so students wouldn't run into each other.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, easy to reserve a time & great communication from the Surf HNL staff throughout the process. The instructors were terrific, patient and helped each of us during the lesson. Reasonably priced, good value for a family outing. I would highly recommend the Surf HNL team, really glad we booked with them.

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San Jose, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very happy with SurfHNL and what they offered. Our 3 kids ages 11,12 & 15 wanted to surf and the great instructors at the KoOlina location had them standing up on their boards and having a great time very quickly. They had so much fun we ended up surfing for 2 more times after that and tried out... More 

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SurfHNL, Manager at Surf HNL, responded to this review

Aloha Cathy! We loved getting to know your family and your children! They were pros in the water! They learned so many new tricks within the three days of surfing with us! Riley, Miku, and Dillion loved being your surf instructors! We can't wait to see you all next time you come back to Hawaii! Mahalo, Lexi Hee More 

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