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Hook up Surfing

Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-371-9504
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Awesome first time lesson for teen/tween

Ivan and Jenn did a thorough job of getting both teen and tween daughters from Chicago up on their... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Joan C
Chicago, Illinois
Friendly, attentive, and effective... Exceeded my expectations

I booked a private lesson with my daughter and I based on the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Edmonton, Canada
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Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-371-9504

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Ivan and Jenn did a thorough job of getting both teen and tween daughters from Chicago up on their boards ! They were patient and fun, providing adequate instruction on dry land before going out for a full 90 minutes. It's a great balance of...More

1  Thank Joan C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I booked a private lesson with my daughter and I based on the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor. I'll tell you, I didn't regret a thing. From the moment I called to make the reservation to the moment I met Ivan for our lesson, he was...More

1  Thank DavidHOh
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I learned how to surf in 2 short hours after signing up for a lesson with Ivan. The class was taught by both Ivan and Jenn, both of whom imparted years of knowledge to us in a short time frame. The first...More

Thank Allan K
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We were traveling in Hawaii for our 10th anniversary and we wanted to try surfing for the first time. We found Ivan online, booking and scheduling was very easy. To start the lesson we met Ivan on Waikiki Beach away from the busy main beach...More

Thank Carlos10ea
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and me took a lesson two days ago and it was really great. We chose the group lesson which means 4 persons per one instructor for 90$ per person. The waves were nor very high that day but still we cought a few...More

Thank AustrianGeographer
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My 3 teenage girls have been hounding me to write this review of Ivan and their 1st ever surfing lesson! I was impressed because I called on short notice and he was able to fit them in before we had to leave Hawaii. He was...More

Thank Regina P
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Had a lot of fun surfing for the first time with Ivan and his crew from Hook Up Surfing. We had a little booking snafu with some miscommunication on the date. Ivan went out of his way to make it happen for us. We had...More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My dream came true...I surfed in Hawaii thanks to Ivan and Jennifer. I did a group surf lesson that was explained and taught very well, they made sure we were safe, they try to get you as many rides( I did and I am hooked)...More

Thank VBforUs
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Thank you Ivan Duque & Jennifer Lee for the most incredible surf vacation, taking us to the 3 different surf breaks based on wave conditions, & making time for us. I and my 10 year old son progressed significantly during the week sizing down boards....More

Thank Kchoi99
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We did a lesson with Ivan last week and it was so much fun! This was the first time my daughters have surfed and it's been over 20 years since I have (and I was never any good) and we all stood up quite a...More

Thank ChristyBr2017
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