Surfing - Open Group Lessons - Waikiki, Oahu - Honolulu

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Exact pickup time will be emailed to you by the supplier
  • Departure Details :
    2699 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer free pickup from Waikiki from our five standard pickup locations 10-45 minutes prior to your lesson time:
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  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Come join us and enjoy the best surfing experience Waikiki can offer! The Group Lesson is an affordable way for participants 13 and older to try surfing for the first or 50th time. Our group lessons offer that perfect mix of individual attention in a team environment. Everyone improves and everyone has fun. With our new, high-quality boards, reef shoes and rash-guard shirts, instruction and video-viewing in our luxury Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, and best-in-class, professional surf guides, we provide the ultimate group surfing lesson.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • All necessary equipment included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

Know More about this tour

To start off your surfing experience, we pick you up at one of our convenient hotel pick-up locations. Youll be stoked to ride in our air-conditioned, clean, easy-to-spot, orange-and-black "surf school bus." We will then shuttle you to one of Waikikis best surfing spots located just outside of the foot traffic.

Once by the ocean, youll prepare in the comfort of our Mobile Command Center, a brand-new, luxury, custom, Mercedes Benz Sprinter Van. Youll watch our safety video and talk about surf conditions. Well talk about your previous experience, swimming strength or any other concerns or conditions. We'll discuss what you hope to experience on the water and how our time together fits into your learning curve for surfing. Finally, we gear you up with reef shoes, rash guard shirts and surfboards and we are off to the beach!

When we get to the sand, we conduct our land lesson. Well walk through the basics of the surfing experience and then have you practice a few times before you get into the water. If you have mastered the basics or progressed in your surfing, we will instead work on the next step in your training. When youre comfortable and ready, we leash ourselves to the board and into the water we go!

Our expert surf instructors have over 75 years aggregate experience. We chose coaches who are not only good at surfing but who have a passion for teaching. Our surf guides have spent hundreds of hours learning our instruction method so that you will can continue to learn every time you join us, regardless of instructor or your skill level. We will help you learn the fundamentals or help you to level up some specific aspect of your surfing. Safety is our top concern. All our instructors are CPR certified and most hold blue cards. We always have a minimum of two instructors in the water with one acting as a cameraman. While safety comes first, our team is also totally focused on helping you have an unforgettable experience - one that brings the aloha back to surfing.

After the lesson, retreat to the shade of our on-site tent to relax, hang with our instructors, or enjoy the perspective of watching the waves you have just been riding! When ready to go, we will take you back to our Mobile Command Center, so you can check out your awesome efforts (photographs and videos). You can commemorate your day with some swag for yourself or friends. Finally, we drive you back to your drop-off location.

The two (2) hour group lesson is a great option for the beginner surfer. Students must be at least 13 years of age and older and must be able to swim. Students will be grouped together with a ratio of one (1) instructor for every four (4) students. All instructors in the group lesson work together to maximize safety and fun.

Inclusions

Professional instructor

Transportation to and from designated meetings spots in Waikiki and certain hotels outside of Waikiki with advance notice. Exact pick-up location and time will be emailed to you by the local supplier.

All taxes, fees and handling charges

All necessary equipment including rashguard, reef shoes, and surfboard

Exclusions

Gratuities

Souvenir photos (available for purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Participants must be 13 years and older and able to swim. If 12 and under or unable to swim, a private lesson is recommended.

These lessons are a ratio of 1 instructor for every 4 students

Please come prepared for the lesson by wearing your bathing suit, bringing a towel and making sure to apply sunscreen ahead of time.

If any participants have any medical conditions or injuries that we should be aware of please advise the staff ahead of time.

Traveler Reviews

  • 30-Sep-2019

    The instructors were nice and very experienced. I had never surfed before and they were good about adjusting their coaching to each student. They also let you go at your own pace—2 hours was a good amount of time but also very tiring. Highly recommend!!

  • 19-Dec-2018

    The staff is excellentI had a wonderful timeI got quite a few wavesThe place is also very good, since the waves are the right size for someone that is learning

  • 01-Nov-2017

    This was a great experience. It was very easy to learn and the team was very helpful and encouraging. One suggestion, is if you are prone to motion sickness, take Dramamine before your lesson. You would be surprised to know you can get sea sickness from surfing!

  • 09-Sep-2017

    Right from the pick up point they made us feel super welcome and at ease. We both managed to get up on the board even though it was a first for both of us. Had plenty of instructors out with us in the water and all were wonderful. Special thanks to Chelsea for the great pics! Would do again!

  • 21-Aug-2017

    Instructors were amazing! A memory of a lifetime!

  • 30-Apr-2017

    Surfing area is quite safe with shallow water 1.5m and nice waves 1m. The instructors are very nice and helpful. Enjoyed my first surfing very much.

  • 15-Apr-2017

    Very caring and professional staff- and FUN

  • 15-Dec-2016

    Surfing was awesome! The instructors were great! No experience before this tour and was one of the most memorable things from our trip! Will never forget it! Anyone can do it!

  • 05-Oct-2016

    This might have been the most fun I had on my week in Hawaii. Sean, Troy and Nick are great teachers, they all bring something a little different in their teaching styles. They had me up riding a wave all the way out on my 7th attempt. Super super fun, cannot recommend it enough. You will fall in love with surfing after this.