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Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School

Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
+1 808-783-8657
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Unique family experience on Oahu

We booked a group lesson for our family of four via their website before traveling to Hawaii and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
High Point, NC
Surfing lessons

Many thanks to Uncle Bryan and his awesome surf instructors! This is our second year that my girls... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tonya H
Ocala, Florida
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Uncle Bryan Suratt presents, Sunset Suratt Surf Academy. Located on the North Shore of Oahu, home of Hawaii's most famous surf spots, Uncle Bryan prides himself on having the best trained surf instructors in Hawaii. All of our instructors are pro-level surfers themselves. Our surf school develops skills for longboard, short board, and stand-up paddle surfing. We take 6-month-old babies and adults in their 70s out for their very first time! Our surf lessons are for all ages and all levels, we teach surfers from beginners to pros. Sunset Suratt Surf Academy's classrooms are in the ocean from Sunset beach to Pipeline to Haleiwa, for a safe, guided hands on experience in the world of surfing. "It will be the most rewarding and thrilling gift that you can give to yourself or a loved one. A cherished experience of a lifetime. GO FOR IT!"Looking for a surfboard to rent while on the North Shore? Look no further. We got 'em—from shortboards to longboards to stand-up paddle boards! Sunset Suratt offers quality surfboard rentals.
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Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
+1 808-783-8657

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a group lesson for our family of four via their website before traveling to Hawaii and were satisfied overall, but it was not a completely smooth experience. We had a 2pm lesson and our confirmation email said to meet at a different beach...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many thanks to Uncle Bryan and his awesome surf instructors! This is our second year that my girls have taken surfing lessons and each year my girls have learned about water safety, the sea life and of course how to surf. The instructors are professional,...More

Thank Tonya H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience surfing the North Shore. Not the best waves the day we went (end of May) but the instructors ensured that everyone still got up on a lot of waves. There were also sea turtles swimming around us as we surfed. Very cool and...More

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sunsetsuratt, Manager at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our school! We don't advertise so lots of people are able to find us through trip advisor. Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience! Aloha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic surf lessons for our 16 & 18 year olds. Friendly and comfortable atmosphere and they had a great time! Small group lesson was perfect. Pictures were great and you can't pass up what a great deal. Don't go anywhere else, they are the best!

Thank GabbysGrill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a transplant from the mainland and have been observing different surfing schools and instructors all over the island for the last two years. If you truly want the surfing experience on the water go see uncle Bryan. Leave the hype in Waikiki and head...More

Thank reaaron30
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Took a group lesson. I was able to get up on almost every ride, Had a great time. Relaxed, Fun and good instructors. I would recommend this to anybody who wants to try to surf!

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best..... had the best time ever.... got up on the second wave. Marshall was an awesome instructor. Thanks again would definately recommend to every body

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Surfing with Uncle Bryan's Sunset Surf School was an amazing adventure for our family. We had no clue what we were doing and yet we ALL were able to get up on our boards multiple times. The onsite and in the water photographer Heath took...More

Thank DionMarciYarbrough
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Did a morning group surf lesson on April 3rd and it was nothing short of spectacular!!! Uncle Bryan hooked me up with his instructor, Jackson, and even though I signed up for a group lesson, it was just me and Jackson out there. The conditions...More

Thank Brent B
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We used this surf school through the Surf Bus and had a great time! We had surfed one other time in Costa Rica but waves were rough and it was hard to get up most times. Marshall and Mike did a great job teaching us...More

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Good evening We are planning on being on Oahu in January. My boys are teenage, 16 and 18, intermediate surfers who probably need a guide more than a learn to surf lesson We are happy to pay for a couple of days I am a good but not expert body boarder and my wife is a complete novice Her and I could learn to to surf. It the boys require more Are both requirements possible in January at the north shore? Thank you for your time
11 March 2017|
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Response from Kit_Hoi | Reviewed this property |
I think the surf school is great and can accomodate different levels of skill easily. Ask them directly about the waves this time of year. I don't know what it's like in January. They are really knowledgeable and if you... More
Hey, I'm staying on the North Shore come October, would you say I need a reservation for this or could I just drive up one day?
23 September 2015|
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Response from sunsetsuratt | Property representative |
Hello! We would love to take you surfing. You can play it by hear but if you give us a bit of notice we can have some one ready to take you surfing other wise you may need to wait until our instructors are out of the... More