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Ty Gurney Surf School

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Address: The Imperial of Waikiki Resort, C-8, 205 Lewers Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808-271-9557
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8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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The Ty Gurney Surf School specializes in luxury private surf instruction on...

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. Our expert instruction guarantees all students will be surfing on their very first lesson!

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I didn't think I was actually going to be able to surf , it was originally just this idea in my head saying hey it would be something fun to do in Hawaii. In my lesson I learned a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
apatpat24
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Youngstown, Ohio
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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't think I was actually going to be able to surf , it was originally just this idea in my head saying hey it would be something fun to do in Hawaii. In my lesson I learned a ton and was actually surfing up on my feet within 3 times! I learned good form, terms , as well as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend Ty Gurney's Surf School. When planning our trip the school was highly recommended on TripAdvisor. We were staying at the Outrigger Reef so it was only a 2-min.walk from the hotel to their school's store entrance (which faces Kalia Street). We purchased a 2-hour private lesson for our 16-year old son who had surfed once before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Austin and Garrett were incredible surf instructors. Had a great time!!! Friendly shop and good access to beach in Waikiki..just behind the Sheraton Resort.

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Lutz, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took a surfing lesson. We had Drew and Torry for instructors. They were awesome. My wife has a bad knee and can't stand on the board. They were super understanding and worked hard to make sure she could enjoy the experience without standing. So don't let a disability stop you from enjoying this experience. This is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joey was the best. He was engaging, friendly, expert and knowledgeable and of course an all round great guy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel tried to make reservations for surfing lessons on the far side of Waikiki Beach for some reason so we were surprised there was a surfing school steps from our hotel with a check in only 15 minutes before lesson time since they are so close to the beach. We were able to make reservations the same day but... More 

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Powell, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our surfing lessons in advance. The whole staff were the best. We did the individual surf lessons and they were awesome with our kids. We also did the surf safari and the two guides did an awesome job teaching our kids more about surfing and just having a fun time in the water. I would recommend this surf... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't say enough about Ty and the team. First, the staff are great - responsive, knowledgeable and just flat-out nice. Situated just off the beach at great versatile break (Pops), the instructors will provide just the right amount of help to get you surfing - they will help out with the paddle out and then push you into waves to... More 

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made the reservations in advance and loved the idea of private/individual lessons for our two teen girls. We also liked the idea of having a videographer out on a board capturing all of the excitement that we couldn't see from shore! All of the reviews we saw prior were excellent and our experience on 6/16 did not disappoint! Each... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great private lesson. My guide towed me with his toes after I was worn out from paddling, and noticed I was trying to stand up too quickly. Ended the day with my longest wave ever. Thanks!

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