Why Surf With Us? We Guarantee You’ll Surf!

Learn to surf in iconic Waikiki — and make a memory that will last a lifetime!
You’ll get the very best instructors, equipment, and waves.

100% Surfing Guarantee

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Don’t waste your money on other surf ‘experiences.’ We’re the only surf school that promises you’ll surf or your money back! Book today and knock surfing off your bucket list.

All Lessons Are Private

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We don’t have open “group” lessons — so you won’t have to learn with strangers. You’ll get individual attention and focus — for you or your group.

5-Star Rating

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Our goal is to be the highlight of your entire vacation! Teaching surf is our passion … and no matter what your experience level or expectations are, we’ll do everything we can to make your surf lesson unforgettable.

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My son who is 6 and I had the absolute best experience with this surf school. One of the instructors…
Yessenia Bailey
I absolutely loved my experience with stoke drift! I didn’t think I would surf in my first class, …
Ana Caroline Braga
Great experience. My wife and I had never surfed before but we were able to stand up after a couple of attempts ...
James Randolph

Students Are In Good Hands With Highly Qualified Surf Instructors

All instructors are thoroughly trained and vetted to provide students the best surfing experience possible. All instructors have the following qualifications.

red cross lifeguard cpr certification

RedCross CPR & Lifeguard Certified

ocean experience certification

Decades of Ocean Experience

full background check certification

State of Hawaii Certified

Why Our Program Is The Safest Way To Surf

Keeping you safe is our #1 priority. All lessons include a safety and technique land session.

Small Class Sizes

You’ll get individual attention and focus. Class sizes range from 1-4 students per instructor so our instructors are never overwhelmed.

Safe & Uncrowded Waves

Nervous? We know it can be scary! You’ll get to practice surfing on gentle, uncrowded waves. You’ll feel safe and not intimidated by other surfers.

Soft Surfboards & Fins

Fragile students and small children learn on sturdy foam surfboards that significantly reduce injuries and boost confidence. We also use soft rubber fins to make falling extra safe.

Trusted By

Department of Land and Natural Resources Certification
Department of Parks & Recreation Certified
American Red Cross Certified
Hawaii State Bar Association
Saint Louis School Partnership

The Surf Lesson Includes Everything

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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. Parents can ride along FREE with kid lessons.
  • Surfboard & Leash
    Every student will have a board fitted to their body size. Small children will be given soft-foam surfboards to reduce the risk of injury.
  • Sun Protection, Bottled Water & Towels
    All students are provided a 50 SPF long sleeve rash guard and 50 SPF zinc sunscreen. Students are also provided bottled water before the lesson. Towels are also provided.

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Student Requirements Who Can Take Lessons?

This program is an introduction to surfing for students with little-to-no experience.

All Ages Welcome!

No matter how old you are — you can surf! As long as you can swim, you can take a surf lesson with us. Children under 8 years old may have to surf on the same board as the instructor.

First Time? No Problem!

These surf lessons are for students with little or no surfing experience. You’ll get a taste of the joy surfing brings and gain a strong foundation to build from.

Can You Swim?

Every surf lesson student MUST be able to swim (no exceptions). By “able to swim” we mean they must be able to tread water for 1 minute without help.

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Common Questions FAQ

What happens after I buy?

After you buy you’ll receive an order confirmation email and a registration email with next steps.

Can I (the parent) join the surf lesson?

We don’t recommend parents attend surf lessons because it will make children nervous. However, parents may wait on the beach and observe the lesson in progress. We do NOT allow parents to join students in the water or during the land lesson.

How can I know if I'm a good swimmer?

This is a common question. Students do not need to be expert swimmers. You are a good enough swimmer if you feel confident in water over your head and can tread water for at least 1 minute.

Where will I be surfing? Where is the lesson?

Students will mostly be surfing in Waikiki. Occasionally conditions will warrant having the lesson at other nearby 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 students. When bad conditions are known in advance we will notify customers to reschedule ASAP.

How many students will be in the class?

All of our lessons are private so it will just be you or your group and an instructor. Class size will vary between 1 and 4 students per instructor.

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