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Oahu: Group Surfing Lesson in Waikiki Beach

1. Oahu: Group Surfing Lesson in Waikiki Beach

Join us for Surfer Girl Academy's most popular tour! Get the best value for top-notch instruction and supervision from our lifeguard-certified instructors. The group lesson pairs individuals in a ratio of no more than 4:1 for every surfer to surf instructor. The lesson is for those who simply want to feel the thrill of surfing but want the luxury of doing so at their own pace. Whether for those who might feel intimidated by the ocean, or for someone who just wants to feel the stoke of surfing, come join our professional and encouraging staff today. The lesson entails a 20-30 minute dry land instruction on the basics of surfing along with general ocean safety and understanding. Actual water time will consist of no less than 90 minutes after the land instruction is complete. Overall time of the activity including transportation should be around 2.5 hours. This surfing lesson is for ages 12+, and for participants with confidence and a desire to learn. No minimum numbers are required.

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Waikiki Beach: 1-Hour Surf Lesson for 2 People

2. Waikiki Beach: 1-Hour Surf Lesson for 2 People

Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to perfect your existing skills, experience the thrill of catching a wave on your trip to Hawaii. In the company of a professional big-wave surfer, enjoy a 1-hour semi-private surfing lesson on the world-famous Waikiki Beach and benefit from the instructor's undivided attention on you and your partner. Waikiki's slow-breaking waves make it the perfect spot to learn how to surf and you are guaranteed to stand up by the end of your lesson. Kick off your lesson on the sandy shoreline where you’ll learn all the basics, as well as special techniques, so you can stand up on your board. After a few demonstrations, head into the water and let the fun begin. In the warm tropical waters, put your newfound skills to the test in the company of your instructor who will target areas to help enhance your technique and progress.

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Oahu: Kids Surfing Lesson in Waikiki Beach

3. Oahu: Kids Surfing Lesson in Waikiki Beach

Whether surfing is something the kids have been begging to try for ever, or you simply want something to enhance their time on Oahu, this 3-hour surf lesson should be just the ticket. Available for “keiki” (Hawaiian for “child” or “little one”) aged 11 and under, lessons are carried out by professional, patient surf instructors that provide young surfers with the optimal surf experience and greatest level of care. Watch as the little ones accelerate their confidence, learning surfing tips and techniques via 1-on-1 instruction. All lessons include at least 30 minutes of beach technique, safety and etiquette instruction, and more than an hour of open-ocean instruction. You will leave with an Aloha gift and surf pictures to remember the day your kid caught a break, and you can rest assured that the surf academy comes with the best customer service reputation in the industry.

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From Waikiki: 2-Hour Beginner Group Surf Lesson

4. From Waikiki: 2-Hour Beginner Group Surf Lesson

Enjoy a fine little tour to a beautiful, uncrowded, beginner-friendly surf spot. Located just 1 mile outside of Waikiki away from the dangerous crowds, you will learn everything you need to know in order to surf. The tour begins with a quick 20 minute lesson on land and the rest of the time is spent in the water riding waves and having fun. The surf lesson includes an explanation of the the different materials used for this sport and safety techniques. Afterwards, choose the right equipment based on your personal skill level. Get the run down on surf etiquette and how to maneuver over crashing waves. After you are instructed on proper surf stance, you will be riding waves in no time!

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Waikiki Beach: Private Surf Lesson

5. Waikiki Beach: Private Surf Lesson

Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to perfect your existing skills, experience the thrill of catching a wave on your trip to Hawaii. In the company of a professional big-wave surfer, enjoy a 1-hour private surfing lesson on the world-famous Waikiki Beach. The location of the lesson has been specifically selected by your guide, as it provides some of the best waves in Oahu for beginner and intermediate surfers. Your lesson starts on the sandy shoreline where you’ll learn all the basics, as well as special techniques, so you can stand up on your board. After a few demonstrations, it’s time to head into the water where the real fun begins! In the warm tropical waters, put your newfound skills to the test in the company of your instructor who will target areas to help enhance your technique and progress. During your 1-hour session, you’ll receive the undivided attention of your instructor, which is the best way to build your surfing knowledge and confidence. As an added bonus, your surf lesson can be captured on camera so that you can share videos and photos of your experience with your family and friends (an additional video download fee applies).

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Waikiki: 1 Hour Small-Group Surf Lesson

6. Waikiki: 1 Hour Small-Group Surf Lesson

Experience the thrill of catching a wave on your trip to Hawaii. Enjoy an introduction to surfing if you are a complete beginner or hone your existing skills in the company of a professional big-wave surfer. Take a 1-hour small-group surfing lesson on the world-famous Waikiki Beach. The location of the lesson has been specifically selected by your instructor, as it boasts slow breaking waves that are consistent all year long. Start your lesson on the sandy shoreline where you’ll learn all the basics such as how to pop up onto your board. After a few demonstrations, it’s time for the group to head into the water where the real fun begins! In the warm tropical waters, put your newfound skills to the test with your attentive instructor who will target areas to help enhance your technique and make sure you are having an awesome time. As an added bonus, your surf lesson can be captured on camera so that you can share videos and photos of your experience with your family and friends, at an additional cost.

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Waikiki: 1-Hour Tandem Surf Lesson (1-On-1 For 4-7 YO Kids)

7. Waikiki: 1-Hour Tandem Surf Lesson (1-On-1 For 4-7 YO Kids)

Learn to surf in Waikiki with a Pro Big Wave Surfer who has more than 30-years of experience as a surf instructor in Oahu. This lesson and along with your instructors decades of experience, will specifically target areas to help improve an individuals technique, and allow them to progress as a surfer at a faster rate.  Your lesson comes complete with both an on land and on water demonstration, to help you improve your skills. This Waikiki surf lesson will be captured on camera, so you can share videos and photos with your friends and family. You will receive your video in 2-3 days after your surf lesson. The number of episodes and the length of the video depend on the weather conditions, waves, and other factors. Waikiki surf lessons can be easily customised to meet your needs.

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Waikiki: 2-Hour Semi-Private Surfing Lesson

8. Waikiki: 2-Hour Semi-Private Surfing Lesson

Learn to surf with Hawaii's best instructors during this 2-hour surf lesson at a secluded beach near Waikiki. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced surfer who wants to learn the local conditions, your professional instructor will work with you to make sure that you learn the right moves. Start with a quick 20-minute land session where you'll learn about waves, currents, winds, tides, proper positioning to stand up, surf etiquette, and water safety. Select your choice of equipment based on your personal skill level. Then be briefed on how to use your board, leash, and fins. Once you are all geared up, head into the water where your instructor will give you the run down on how to maneuver over crashing waves. After learning proper paddling techniques, turning, and maneuvering, you'll be standing and riding waves.

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What people are saying about Waikiki Beach

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 4 reviews

It was amazing! The only thing I wish that were different, what is the location. But other than that Yocu, I think that’s how she spelled it , was amazing!! She made me feel so safe with my 8 year old!

First time surfing it was a great experience, I was able to stand up on the first try, yes fell off a few times to, the 2 girls really took care of you and made you feel safe. Definitely going back.

King Kamala was awesome, made the whole experience fun. We were so glad we made it part of our trip. Thanks King Kamala!

Instructors are fantastic and very friendly! Absolutely loved our lessons.

Awesome lessons with a great patient teacher. Highly recommend.