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Hans Hedemann Surf School

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Address: 2586 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-6614
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Surf School established in 1995 by pro surfer Hans Hedemann. We provide 1...

Surf School established in 1995 by pro surfer Hans Hedemann. We provide 1 and 2 hour lessons daily for surfing, stand up paddling and body boarding at both our south shore & north shore locations for all levels of surfers, plus we have north shore tours that leave from Waikiki. Give us a call for more details or to make a reservation.

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US$75.00*
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Group Surf Lesson in Oahu
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Great first surfing experience

Our teens both surfed with ease and had a great time. The instructors were great. We watched from the nearby jetty and took videos. I highly recommend this experience.

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our teens both surfed with ease and had a great time. The instructors were great. We watched from the nearby jetty and took videos. I highly recommend this experience.

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I choose this school because of the proximity to Waikiki. We only had to walk a block to get there and their lessons were right across the street. We didn't have to drive anywhere. What I liked with them was they spent time on the beach on the board showing my kids how to get up from a laying position... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Hans Hedemann Surf School by reading online reviews, having had some mediocre surf lessons from other companies in the past. Hans Hedemann's team was fantastic! The surf lesson started with a helpful slide show of dos and don'ts to make sure you didn't do a header into coral and knew how to respect the "surf lanes". Then, after... More 

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Midland, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even thought it was raining and I was a little sick the instructor was very friendly (Fred) and helped. I was able to get a feel for surfing before having to go back in. will hit them up when I get back in october.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The pictures don't tell the true story - I was only smiling in one of them. I had a lot of fun even though I never did "stand up". Will was a great instructor with loads of patience. Everyone was welcoming and I would recommend this company to everyone. First time for everything - even at the young age of... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shop was excellent, everyone was knowledgeable and welcoming. The instructors (Adam and Seth) were very encouraging and helpful! Would highly recommend taking your first surf lessons here! They provide everything you need from shoes, to rash guard and obviously the board! Ps. I would also recommend to wear board short or leggings up to your calves! I got rash... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a blast taking surf lessons during our honeymoon in Turtle Bay. Hugo was a great instructor - super friendly and helpful. We rode several waves during our private lesson and can't wait to do it again!! 5 star experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SO MUCH FUN! My mother and I decided to try out SUP during our recent trip to Hawaii and signed up for a semi-private lesson. Fortunately for us, we were paired up with Will as our instructor - extremely laid back and patient with both of us. Neither of us managed to stay standing but we had a great time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great surf lesson with HH on a beautiful day in Waikiki. Caught tons of waves with the help of the instructor and I like how their surf lessons are far at the end of Waikiki out of the really crowded area. Highly recommended!!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The team at this surf shop is really great! Every part of my experience was fun, safe, and professional. Everyone in my group lesson was getting up on their own by the end of the class. My group was small enough that there really was no waiting by the time each of us paddled back. Noah was awesome at helping... More 

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