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Ty Gurney Surf School

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Ty Gurney Surf School
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The Ty Gurney Surf School specializes in luxury private surf instruction on the island of Oahu. We customize our surf lessons to each individual, ensuring that students of all levels maximize their surfing experience on the best waves in the world...more
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The Imperial of Waikiki Resort, C-8, 205 Lewers Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 14 year old son loves to surf now thanks to Ty Gurney Surf School. Joey was an amazing teacher, thank you for the great lessons and surf experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Niki1220
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a 1 hour lesson with Koa. He was personable, patient, kind, and worked very hard to get us up and surfing the waves. It worked! We both caught and rode the vast majority of waves we attempted. The water is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aawhite80
Reviewed October 30, 2018

I've been meaning to trying surfing for years and finally had my first lesson a couple of days ago. I took a private lesson from Dave and it was great! I stood up on my first try. On another wave I did a great wipe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rhiar23
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Massive thanks to Koa and Joey for making Jo’s dream of learning to surf on her 50th birthday here in Hawaii come true. Thanks for videoing too we have proof for our friends and family back in Aus. We had the best time and you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lister10
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Back out with Ty Gurney's after learning to surf there 2.5 years ago. Staff are fantastic and enthusiastic. Met Ty both times and he has a genuine concern for the enjoyment of his guests. Jason was a great instructor and made my surfing very enjoyable....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaxwellWade
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Our kids have been taking surfing lessons from Ty Gurney for over 10 years. Ty and his instructors are great for all levels and ages of surfers. (Our kids started at 6 and 9 and still enjoy their lessons at 16 and 19.). They make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mayliang
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Would go back for another lesson next time on Oahu! Got up on the very first wave. The only thing that no one can control is the waves, so if it is a calmer day, be patient. Make the most of the waves that do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nickshaunstewart
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Dave the surf instructor had my teens up and actually surfing, real waves! The staff were courteous and professional, and the kids had a BLAST. Great must-do activity, especially if you're from somewhere that doesn't have an ocean handy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jeepifer
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I've been fortunate enough to have had surf lessons off many of the best surfing beaches but nowhere have these lessons been more enjoyable and successful than with Ty Gurney's! My 14 year old daughter and I took a 2 hour private lesson each and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cornetman
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We booked 3 private lessons which is the only way to go. All 3 of us had never surfed. The instructors do all the work, paddling you out, getting you into the waves, etc. my daughters, 18 and 14, were up within the first wave...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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February 23, 2018|
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Response from Lozoldfield | Reviewed this property |
We went in the morning and it was perfect - the wind was nice and light and it was mild but the water wasn’t cold.
May 17, 2017|
Response from Ty G | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for contacting Ty Gurney Surf School. We are located to the East from from the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Most customers will either have a short 10min walk or catch a quick car ride over. What other... More