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

private lessons only

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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Great experience. My wife and I had never surfed before but we were able to stand up after a couple of attempts ...
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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

All students 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

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Student Requirements Who Can Take Lessons?

Our lessons are 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 13 require private lessons. 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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