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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 Experience!

Adam, Will, and Duke are great surfing instructors. We had a party of six novice surfers who went away wanting more time on the waves. All three guys were gracious and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Scott B

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Adam, Will, and Duke are great surfing instructors. We had a party of six novice surfers who went away wanting more time on the waves. All three guys were gracious and patient--especially with the two 10-year-olds. The school is in a great location and reasonably priced. The staff is experienced and easy to work with. I highly recommend them.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an excellent time in the beginners lesson. Our instructor Seth Elmer was so knowledgeable. Everyone standing on the boards with ease. Iconic Waikiki beach was the perfect location as well.

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Greystones, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were first timers to learn to SUP. Jimmy was the best ever teacher. We couldn't recommend it more

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our daughters had a great couple hours in the surf - first-timers that looked like pros! They got the hang of it quickly thanks to gentle driving waves and fabulous instruction (and some athletic ability!). Duke & Keola both did phenomenal jobs conveying, directing and demonstrating, and we will return for more family fun before too long. Thank you and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value at $78, we all got up surfing, sent out teenager back twice to get him out of our hands for a couple of hours ! Seth a great instructor !

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HHSurf, Guest Relations Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha Hamish! Thank you for writing this awesome review! We are so glad to hear that all of you got up on the board and were riding the waves! Seth will be informed that he was great to you folks. Mahalo for choosing Hans Hedemann Surf School for your surfing experience! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I had a great time surfing our first few waves 🌊 with the instructors. All the people at Hans Hendemann are phenomenal. I now understand why people are addicted. If you're wanting to catch a surf lesson, book your lesson here. Group lessons are just fine. Make sure to throw a Shaka 🤙 and tell the instructors... More 

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HHSurf, Guest Relations Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, What a great review! We hope we got you addicted to surfing and you may continue doing more in the future! Please come back anytime. We appreciate you choosing our surf school for your surfing experience!! Mahalo More 

Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The surf instructor was very patient and made sure everyone was caching a maximum number of wave. Safety came always first. Very professional surf school.

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HHSurf, Front Office Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, We appreciate this awesome review! Our company continues to keep safety as our number one priority. Thank you for choosing Hans Hedemann Surf School for your surfing experience! Mahalo More 

Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first surf lesson and we absolutely loved it! The team was great, very friendly and funny, we had 3 instructors for less than 10 people so we got the opportunity to surf as much as we wanted for 1.5 hours (the first half hour is dedicated to the theory). Highly recommended to all beginners!!

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HHSurf, Front Office Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha! We appreciate you taking the time to write this awesome review! Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Here are Hans Hedemann Surf School we strive for excellence. This feedback will motivate us to keep up the good work. We hope to see you again in the future. Mahalo! More 

Kelowna, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent and friendly instructors who explained things well and did not rush. Schools location is convenient to Waikiki hotels and you just walk across the street and start surfing. One tip; do a little work on your fitness before you try surfing. Paddling out to the waves after each run is a good workout, so do some push-ups and swim... More 

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HHSurf, Front Office Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for this awesome review! We are glad you enjoyed yourself with our surf school. Hope to see you again in the future. Mahalo! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I took lessons on Christmas Eve and had a blast! Our instructor was Adam and he definitely was the cherry on top to our lesson. We were able to stand up right away and had a blast doing so. The instructors made it really easy for us to get up and surf. Be prepared for sore arms... More 

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HHSurf, Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, We are pleased to hear you and your sister had a great experience with Adam! We will be sure to inform him of his excellent work. Thank you for choosing Hans Hedemann Surf School! Mahalo More 

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