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Oahu Surf Lessons - Group Lesson - Right Outside Waikiki

  • Receive tips and training from a surfing instructor
  • Necessary gear is provided, including a surfboard, rash guard, and reef shoes
  • Pickup from locations in Waikiki and select hotels outside Waikiki is available with advance notice
Oahu Surf Lessons - Group Lesson - Right Outside Waikiki
From US$ 62.83
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Learn how to surf during your Oahu vacation with this group lesson outside Waikiki. You'll enjoy a mix of personal attention and a team environment with a surfing instructor who shows you the basics of this quintessential Hawaiian sport. Participants must be at least 13 years of age.
What to Expect
To start off your surfing experience, we pick you up at one of our convenient hotel pick-up locations. You’ll be stoked to ride in our air-conditioned, clean, easy-to-spot, orange-and-black "surf school bus." We will then shuttle you to one of Waikiki’s best surfing spots located just outside of the foot traffic.

Once by the ocean, you’ll prepare in the comfort of our Mobile Command Center, a brand-new, luxury, custom, Mercedes Benz Sprinter Van. You’ll watch our safety video and talk about surf conditions. We’ll talk about your previous experience, swimming strength or any other concerns or conditions. We'll discuss what you hope to experience on the water and how our time together fits into your learning curve for surfing. Finally, we gear you up with reef shoes, rash guard shirts and surfboards and we are off to the beach! 

When we get to the sand, we conduct our land lesson. We’ll walk through the basics of the surfing experience and then have you practice a few times before you get into the water. If you have mastered the basics or progressed in your surfing, we will instead work on the next step in your training. When you’re comfortable and ready, we leash ourselves to the board and into the water we go!

Our expert surf instructors have over 75 years aggregate experience. We chose coaches who are not only good at surfing but who have a passion for teaching. Our surf guides have spent hundreds of hours learning our instruction method so that you will can continue to learn every time you join us, regardless of instructor or your skill level. We will help you learn the fundamentals or help you to level up some specific aspect of your surfing. Safety is our top concern. All our instructors are CPR certified and most hold blue cards.  We always have a minimum of two instructors in the water with one acting as a cameraman. While safety comes first, our team is also totally focused on helping you have an unforgettable experience - one that brings the aloha back to surfing.

After the lesson, retreat to the shade of our on-site tent to relax, hang with our instructors, or enjoy the perspective of watching the waves you have just been riding! When ready to go, we will take you back to our Mobile Command Center, so you can check out your awesome efforts (photographs and videos).  You can commemorate your day with some swag for yourself or friends. Finally, we drive you back to your drop-off location.

The two (2) hour group lesson is a great option for the beginner surfer. Students must be at least 13 years of age and older and must be able to swim. Students will be grouped together with a ratio of one (1) instructor for every four (4) students. All instructors in the group lesson work together to maximize safety and fun.
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Reviews (35)
1 - 5 of 28 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
First time surfers. GREAT!!!

Kevin and Troy gave us an unforgettable surfing experience. Excellent teaching and very much fun. Films and photos bought will be valuable memories. This was much better and funnier than we had expected. You definitely earn the excellent rating. Many many thanks! Family Aronsson, Sweden

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank claeshenry
Reviewed 9 October 2018
Everything I wanted and more

Wonderful staff. They were prompt, informative and helpful. It was my first time surfing and doing something this outside of my comfort zone and I'm very happy I chose the Ohana Surf Project! There isn't much delay...you get in the water fairly quick and learn...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rachael U
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile
2 hour surf lesson with group.

Our teenager girl wanted to learn how to surf whilst in Hawaii.. although we live 10 minutes from a beach in Australia. My teenager had been surfing before with little success, me her 49 old father had never been on a surf board. All i...More

Thank 340garyc
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile
Perfect experience

We had a wonderful surf experience with the team of Ohana Surf Project. The trainers are friendly and patient. We can clealry recommend the 2h group lesson. There is enough time for each group member. Thank you for this great experience!

Thank andreaskV8034EJ
Reviewed 17 July 2018
Just awesome!

A family of first time surfers, including a couple of teenagers and parents who are young at heart. The crew at Ohana Surf were just amazing - from the pickup at our hotel, through to safety and giving us all the gear we'd need. Once...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dannefaerd
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20 August 2018|
Response from Ted B | Reviewed this property |
They morning and afternoon sessions for surfing if there are waves ---stand up paddle all day You are best to call and they will make arrangements to accommodate your needs ask for Chelsea or Shawn