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Hans Hedemann Surf School

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Address: 2586 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-6614
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Surf School established in 1995 by pro surfer Hans Hedemann. We provide 1...

Surf School established in 1995 by pro surfer Hans Hedemann. We provide 1 and 2 hour lessons daily for surfing, stand up paddling and body boarding at both our south shore & north shore locations for all levels of surfers, plus we have north shore tours that leave from Waikiki. Give us a call for more details or to make a reservation.

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US$75.00*
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Group Surf Lesson in Oahu
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Peter at Kahaha Resort took care of our family for 3 days-ages 7-14 and crafted fun itinerary that met needs of all. Was able to recommend different activities (paddle boarding... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
elizabeth c
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Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Peter at Kahaha Resort took care of our family for 3 days-ages 7-14 and crafted fun itinerary that met needs of all. Was able to recommend different activities (paddle boarding, surfing, turtle watching on out rigger)... and meet all of our varying needs. Professional and easy-going. We'd definitely welcome their services (and him) again!!

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was highly recommended to me by a friend. There are so many surf schools in Waikiki it's difficult to choose. So delighted to have come to Hans's scool, the staff was like a big family. Not to mention we've got it all on a USB, for yrs of enjoyment.

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been 6 years since my 1st experience with the Hans Hedemann Surf School and I brought my daughter back with me for her 1st time surfing. They have become more professional and curtious than ever. My daughter had the best time. They created another life long addict and my teacher Seth was great. Im not in the best... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've ever been nervous about surfing, don't be. This is the place for you. Will was our primary instructor and he was incredible. Everyone in the lesson had different needs and he was great at helping everyone. Adam assisted with our group and was incredible as well. Will helped me learn about wave timing so that in only my... More 

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Thank audreyatl
HHSurf, Guest Relations Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for writing this awesome review! We definitely love hearing your time with Will and Adam was a great one. It is greatly appreciated that you chose Hans Hedemann Surf School for your surfing experience. We hope you continue surfing and learning to ride the waves! Mahalo, HHSurf Team More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a semi private lesson with Jimmy. He taught us about ocean safety, how to properly fall and we both rode several waves.

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HHSurf, Guest Relations Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha! We appreciate you took the time to leave this great review! Glad to know Jimmy was an informative instructor. Hope to see you again in the future! Mahalo, HHSurf Team More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I signed up for a one on one bodyboarding lesson with Freddy, and I can say it was a great learning experience and all around fun time. I am quite older, and it has been over 25 years since I last bodyboarded, and Freddy took his time with me, was very patient, and even went over the basics to ensure... More 

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HHSurf, Guest Relations Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, We are stoked to hear your time with Freddy was great! Here at Hans Hedemann Surf School we take pride in what we do. We will be sure to let Freddy know the experience you had with him. Thank you for taking the time to leave this awesome review! We appreciate it! Mahalo, HHSurf Team More 

Waikiki, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to the care and kindness you showed 2 Estonian children at the Surfing School, they are returning home with hearts full of Aloha! Foe you all and Hawaii! Mahalo

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HHSurf, Guest Relations Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, We are stoked to hear they had a great time! We appreciate this kind review and would love for you folks to return in the future! Mahalo, HHSurf Team More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mum and I wanted to try surfing while we were in Hawaii and staying at Park Shore meant that Hans Hederman were on our doorstep! We had loads of other trips booked and popped our heads in on the day to see if they could fit us in and they did! Awesome! Mum and I both carry various injuries which... More 

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HHSurf, Guest Relations Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha, We greatly appreciate you taking the time to write this amazing review! Glad to hear that both you and your mum was able to stand up at least once before you folks finished. Here at Hans Hedemann Surf School, we care for all our customers and take pride in our roles. We are happy to hear our staff made... More 

Gainesville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first experience on a board (not even paddle-boarding), and I was so incredibly happy with my surfing lesson! Our instructors Jimmy & Bronson were awesome instructors and I was so happy to have been able to ride all of my waves. I even rode one close to shore. They were thorough, and always made sure we were... More 

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HHSurf, Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you had a great time Jimmy and Bronson and you were able to catch all waves during your lesson. At Hans Hedemann Surf School, we strive for excellent customer service. We appreciate your feedback and your time on writing this great review! Thank you for choosing Hans Hedemann Surf School for your surfing experience! Mahalo More 

Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the semi-private lesson for two. Good classroom video followed by warm ups and practice drills on the beach before hitting the waves in chest deep water. Instructors instill the proper mechanics and precautions to the point where one feels safe to surf solo in easy water. Highly recommend for beginners.

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HHSurf, Manager at Hans Hedemann Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the time in writing a review. Here at Hans Hedemann Surf School, safety is our first priority and then we make sure everyone will have fun. Hope to see you surf with us again. More 

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