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Hook up Surfing

Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-371-9504
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Incredible surfing vacation

Thank you Ivan Duque & Jennifer Lee for the most incredible surf vacation, taking us to the 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
via mobile

We did a lesson with Ivan last week and it was so much fun! This was the first time my daughters... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-371-9504

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you Ivan Duque & Jennifer Lee for the most incredible surf vacation, taking us to the 3 different surf breaks based on wave conditions, & making time for us. I and my 10 year old son progressed significantly during the week sizing down boards....More

Thank Kchoi99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a lesson with Ivan last week and it was so much fun! This was the first time my daughters have surfed and it's been over 20 years since I have (and I was never any good) and we all stood up quite a...More

Thank ChristyBr2017
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My husband and I had a semi-private lesson with Ivan for 2 days, and we had the best time! We got up within a few tries on our first day, the second day Ivan took us to bigger waves that were closer to 6-7ft What...More

Thank CanadianTravelGurl
Reviewed 3 April 2017

At $90 per person, we expected more personalized instruction. Instead, we had a "semi-private" lesson involving one instructor and three students. Minimal water time--maybe 45 minutes total. Despite all the positive reviews here our experience was negative. For serious surfing instruction, look elsewhere.More

Thank Buddha-Bro
Management response:Responded 4 April 2017

Thank you so much Budda-Bro for your review. We handle all of our bookings personally so we know exactly who we took each day, how long we were in the water and who each of our people were and far more often than not, where...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

On our trip to Waikiki we decided to take surfing lessons. After reading all the excellent reviews we booked with Hook Up Surfing. It was really easy to get ahold of Ivan and Jenn, we worked out a time for the lessons with the best...More

1  Thank snak76
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

You'll be sure to have a great experience with Hook Up. I was a brand spankin' n00bie at both surfing & stand up paddle-boarding. Loved learning from, and hanging with, both Ivan and Jenn. They are very down to earth and kind. Bring your sense...More

1  Thank melcstaygu
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We signed up for a semi-private with Jen and Ivan for our first surf lesson ever. Two other young boys joined us and they were both great to add to the group, so the lesson melded into a group rather than semi-private, but Jen and...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My son (9 years old) had a surf lesson with Ivan 10 months ago and had a great time! We were back in town for the holidays and booked a second lesson. Jen was great! She kept the lesson very relaxed and he had another...More

Thank Alissa T
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I just wanted to say thank you so much to Ivan and Jen! Me and my 2 friends (32-35 years old) decided to take some surfing lessons while in Honolulu. There are tons of surf lessons all over, both on the beach and online. Some...More

Thank wiltam2016
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My girlfriend and I decided to take 2 semi-private lessons with Ivan and Jen over the course of 2days during our vacation in Hawaii and they had us up 'shreddin' the waves in no time. With Jens' easy-going attitude and Ivans confident demeanor quickly we...More

Thank awn85
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