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Reviewed 12 May 2012

I have always wanted to surf and Ivan made it possible. The whole experience was awesome. He picked us up at our hotel, drove us to the beach, and started teaching us right away. After our land lesson, we were comfortable, confident, and ready for...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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Reviewed 11 May 2012

Ivan is the best - our surf lesson with Ivan was fantastic!!! If you want to learn to surf and have a great time doing it - just give Ivan a call - we caught wave after wave - until we were exhausted!!! It was...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank amy a
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Whilst on my last vacation to Oahu, I booked 3 lessons with Ivan from 'Hook Up Surfing'. The whole experience was awesome.......not only did I learn to surf and have the most amazing time, I understood the meaning of Hawaiian Aloha. I was picked up...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Susie C
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Hook up surfing is awesome. Everything is catered to the learner. Ivan picked me up from the shop and took me out to a great local beach. The area we surfed was beautiful and pleasantly uncrowded. Having done several out door activities, I appreciated Ivan's...More

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank James_Steele_88
Reviewed 23 April 2012

I had always wanted to learn how to surf and I finally got the chance. Ivan is a great teacher and is super fun. He keeps you motivated if you are frustrated and is always positive. He is very affordable because being a college student...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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Reviewed 20 April 2012

My friend and I had an amazing time learning to surf with Ivan. It was fun from the beginning to end. We enjoyed it so much we already made a reservation for our next lesson. I highly recommend for everyone to go to hook up...More

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank hailey_04
Reviewed 15 April 2012

My teen daughter wanted to try surfing but was nervous about the big groups along waikiki beach...so we tried hook up surfing where Ivan took my daughter and a small group further out of waikiki. Upon her return, she couldnt stop talking about her experience,...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

Some folks come to hawaii and they want to learn how to surf. So they go to the beach, rent a foam board, stand up, get some pictures taken and that's it. And that's fine for some people, but definitely not for me. I have...More

1  Thank kdgray83
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Ivan is like the cool brother I never had teaching me and my friends to surf. He picked us up, had an informative lesson in a beautiful park, went to a gorgeous surf spot ( that we had all to ourselves) and everyone got to...More

Date of experience: February 2012
1  Thank Holly T
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Ivan picked us up from our hotel. He did a short lesson on the grass. Then headed to the water. The lesson was just our group of 4, not a huge group. Everyone was able to "ride the waves" quite a few times. It was...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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