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Aloha,We are a FULL SERVICE SURF SHOP. Lessons, rentals, tours, outrigger canoe rides, accessories, local designs. Located in the heart of Waikiki, one block from the beach, directly behind the Hyatt Regency. Our building is the Hale Waikiki.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2410 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3299
+1 808-386-4872
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome little shop. Super friendly dudes - shout out to Thomas and Johnny. Easy as to rent and return - provide you with a locker to keep your stuff as well. Super close beach access.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank William X
Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed to rent a boogie board since I didn't want to buy the cheap boards at the ABC store. Stopped in and was approached right away. Told them what I wanted, which was a board and fins. He told me the cost and got...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Scot K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If youre in Waikiki and want to surf and need to rent a board then Big Wave Dave is the best place along the whole beach to do it. Its just a street behind the beach and has a selection of good glass surfboards. The...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank scotttaylor2610
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our time out on the water with Paul! My husband and I both went out with him, and he helped us catch some great waves! We gave this a 4 though because all of the information on the website and during booking...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Allison K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't want to give this business any stars at all! My husband wanted a surf and I was a tag along wanting to just sunbathe. We ended up with a guy who we didn't originally speak to about what we exactly wanted. Took us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bailey8kylie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I booked a group surf lesson and we had a great time. Everyone in our group was able to stand up at some point, and they caught some great pictures and video from the beach. I was surprised they were able to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

Big Wave Dave has quite the operation going with his surf shop, instructors/ employees and cafe. Super nice guy. Had private lesson with uncle Mike, he’ll stay until you get tired over 40 years of surfing. The only negative about the place is, it isn’t...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank StingrayStrong
Reviewed 19 August 2019

Our family ages 8 and above rode in the outrigger canoe. We rode three waves and it was great fun. The crew was professional and very capable.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 11 August 2019

We are in Waikiki for a week and before we got here, decided to book the kids (teenagers) a private lesson each. They have only surfed once before, in Maui, so we weren’t sure if they would enjoy it or remember how. The instructors are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Keeno123
Reviewed 10 August 2019

The surf instructors at Big Wave Dave's took great care of my 14 year old son during a couple of private lessons. His surfing really improved and he enjoyed himself immensely. Oh - and the coffee at the cafe is super!

Date of experience: July 2019
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10 September 2018|
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Response from ronnajo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you rent them at the store they have. And you carry to the beach and set up yourself. The chairs are like back packs easy to carry.