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Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School

Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Fun for all ages

My husband and I signed up for this class in May 2018. Neither of us had surfed and were impressed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Samantha M
Great Surfing/Instruction - Beautiful area

A week ago today we pulled up to Uncle Brian's WITHOUT a reservation after sadly having our shark... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Theresa W
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Uncle Bryan Suratt presents, Sunset Suratt Surf Academy. Located on the North Shore of Oahu, home of Hawaii's most famous surf spots, Uncle Bryan prides himself on having the best trained surf instructors in Hawaii. All of our instructors are pro-level surfers themselves. Our surf school develops skills for longboard, short board, and stand-up paddle surfing. We take 6-month-old babies and adults in their 70s out for their very first time! Our surf lessons are for all ages and all levels, we teach surfers from beginners to pros. Sunset Suratt Surf Academy's classrooms are in the ocean from Sunset beach to Pipeline to Haleiwa, for a safe, guided hands on experience in the world of surfing. "It will be the most rewarding and thrilling gift that you can give to yourself or a loved one. A cherished experience of a lifetime. GO FOR IT!"Looking for a surfboard to rent while on the North Shore? Look no further. We got 'em—from shortboards to longboards to stand-up paddle boards! Sunset Suratt offers quality surfboard rentals.
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Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I signed up for this class in May 2018. Neither of us had surfed and were impressed with how patient the instructors were. They walked us through what to do on land, as well as in the water. We felt like we...More

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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Samantha, we really appreciate that you took the time to review us! Aloha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A week ago today we pulled up to Uncle Brian's WITHOUT a reservation after sadly having our shark swim cancelled last minute about a half hour before. Talk about making lemonade out of lemons! My teen daughter and her friend had a fantastic time surfing...More

Thank Theresa W
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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, I’m so happy we were able to take care and make lemonade out of lemons for you! Aloha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm just getting out the water, glowing, and so deeply happy. If you are coming to the North Shore, you need to go see Uncle Bryan for some lessons. It doesn't matter if you are brand new to the sport or have had some time...More

Thank Isabel L
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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Isabel thank you for this great review! I think our instructors really set us apart too. Glad you are having a good time surfing :) Aloha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They really took good care of my small 9 yr old, they helped tow him out, so he didn't get exhausted or discouraged, they kept him with the other small girl and they focused on helping them get up and ride the waves! Professional and...More

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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing our school and sharing about us! Aloha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

They deliver the stoke! We surfed 10 days with Uncle Bryan’s instructors and each brought instruction for each day that helped us get better! His group of professional surfer instructors share their aloha for surfing and the water every day. We love it! They will...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This was our second time hanging out with Uncle Bryan and his crew on the North Shore of Oahu. We spent two hours surfing Chun’s Reef which provide a nice rolling wave that was fun to ride. The instructors were awesome, very helpful and fun....More

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This was so much fun! We rented some paddle boards and paddled up the river. Saw multiple sea turtles and enjoyed the peaceful beauty of Hawaii!

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I have been to Oahu many times and I have taken lessons from 3 other companies. Uncle Bryan's lessons are hands down the best on the island. My 10 and 13 year old caught every wave and by the end of the lesson my 10...More

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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Awesome! Thank you for taking the time to tell people about our school! ALoha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I had such a good time. I didn’t think two hours sounded like enough time, but it was! The instructor was great and even did a lot of the paddling for me. Friendly and relaxed staff.

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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your surf lessons. We are glad you had a great experience! Lisa and Uncle B

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The best surf instruction on the island. We booked super early. And bc we did, we basically had private lessons. The instructors were great with my daughter and determined to get me to surf. There is a photographer who does charge extra, but his photos...More

Thank Sean M
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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your review! Glad to hear you had a great time. Aloha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

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Phil260
11 March 2017|
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Response from Kit_Hoi | Reviewed this property |
I think the surf school is great and can accomodate different levels of skill easily. Ask them directly about the waves this time of year. I don't know what it's like in January. They are really knowledgeable and if you... More
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Rly25
23 September 2015|
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Response from sunsetsuratt | Property representative |
Hello! We would love to take you surfing. You can play it by hear but if you give us a bit of notice we can have some one ready to take you surfing other wise you may need to wait until our instructors are out of the... More
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