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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family with an 8-year old, we wanted to choose carefully for our first surf lesson. Ivan and his team were perfect! They worked 1 on 1 with our daughter and emphasized technique and instructions so that she would be safe. After a bit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bryan M
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I moved to Oahu and began surfing last year, and have taken many lessons from Ivan, Jenn and Jenna since then. I recommend them enthusiastically to anyone wanting to learn to surf or move to the next level. —Ivan and his colleagues have incredible expertise,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

It all started on TripAdvisor and I am happy to say all the excellent reviews are spot on. Ivan is a man of the sea and surfing guru, Jen (partner in crime) is a technical genius who can also cover off on economics, politics &...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

My family and I were visiting Hawaii for the first time and had to check surfing off our bucket list. There were four of us and we did a private surfing lesson with Ivan & Jenn. Not only are they the most friendly and kind...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We had our first sufing experience with Jenna. We had so much fun, we were able to stand up at least twice and ride some waves. Jenna is a great instructor, she listens and adapts her teaching to her students. As a person that gets...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

As a novice surfer looking to improve, I can't recommend a 1:1 with Ivan strongly enough. Having done multiple group lessons, they just don't help you advance past the absolute basics. If you have surfed before and are looking to get to the next level,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I am a 37 year old female who grew up going to the beach in Cali where I was afraid to death of the ocean but loved to watch the surfers surf. Therefore, this year I told myself that I am going to check surfing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JPeso
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Military friendly, awesome instructors that truly make the most of your time on the water. Ivan and Jen are the best. Don’t miss out!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rob E
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much to Ivan and Jenn for the semi private surf lessons for our 2 teenage boys. They both had a blast! Even though the waves were a bit rough the day the boys they went out they still came back smiling after...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dorena H
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Ivan and Jenn do an excellent job of providing all the information you need to be successful your first time. Really enjoyed the experience and got to ride 4 waves. Would highly recommend them as safety is very important to them and who wants to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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