The Best Surf Lessons for Kids

Keeping your child safe is our #1 priority. Our students learn to surf with the very best instructors, equipment, and waves. Parents can surf too — or ride along for FREE!

My son who is 6 and I had the absolute best experience with this surf school. One of the instructors…
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AWESOME EXPERIENCE with Stoke Drift!!! My son started taking lessons with Nate and Cody at the beginning…
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Our Surf Lesson Options

Surf Lessons

Surf lessons are introductory lessons for people who’ve never surfed before. All surf lessons are private lessons. Surf lessons include a 1 hour land portion where students learn ocean safety, and practice surfing technique.

Surf Coaching

Surf coaching is for kids who’ve had their first lesson and want to improve their surfing. Coaching includes stamina building exercises, technical drills, and personal development plans.

The Surf Lesson Includes Everything

surf lesson van
surf lesson equipment: towels, surfboard, water, sunscreen, rash guards
  • Pick Up, Drop Off & Parents Ride Along for FREE
    We pick up and drop off at home or hotel anywhere in urban Honolulu. 1 x FREE Parent Ride-Along is included with every kid surf lesson.
  • Surfboard & Leash
    Kids will have a board fitted to their body size. Surf lessons use soft foam surfboards to make kids feel safe, and reduce the risk of injury.
  • Sun Protection & Towels
    All kids will have access to a 50 SPF long sleeve rash guard and 50 SPF zinc sunscreen. Towels are also provided.
  • Water, Protein, & Snacks
    Kids are provided bottled water to hydrate before the lesson. After the lesson kids get a Whey Protein shake and a snack.

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Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

Can I (the parent) join the surf lesson?

Absolutely! 1 x Parent can ride along for free on every kid surf lesson. The ride along includes riding in the van and watching the lesson from the beach. If you (the parent) want to learn to surf, we’d love to have you! Just be sure to also pay for 1 adult lesson.

What happens after I buy?

After you buy you’ll receive an order confirmation email and we’ll ask you where to pick you up and drop you off.

How can I know if my child is a good swimmer?

This is a common question. Children do not need to be expert swimmers. A child is a good enough swimmer if they feel confident in water over their head and can tread water for at least 1 minute.

Where will the students be surfing?

Students will mostly be surfing in Waikiki. Occasionally conditions will warrant having the lesson at other south shore locations.

What if the weather/conditions are bad for surfing?

On days when there is no surf or bad conditions we will cancel lessons and notify parents

How many students will be in the class?

All surf lessons are private lessons. Your family will be the only people on your lesson.

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