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Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School

Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Best in surf instruction

They deliver the stoke! We surfed 10 days with Uncle Bryan’s instructors and each brought... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Philip H
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Great Falls, Virginia, United States
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Our second time with Uncle Bryan, we’ll do it again

This was our second time hanging out with Uncle Bryan and his crew on the North Shore of Oahu. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris A
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Columbia, Missouri
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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

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They deliver the stoke! We surfed 10 days with Uncle Bryan’s instructors and each brought instruction for each day that helped us get better! His group of professional surfer instructors share their aloha for surfing and the water every day. We love it! They will...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second time hanging out with Uncle Bryan and his crew on the North Shore of Oahu. We spent two hours surfing Chun’s Reef which provide a nice rolling wave that was fun to ride. The instructors were awesome, very helpful and fun....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was so much fun! We rented some paddle boards and paddled up the river. Saw multiple sea turtles and enjoyed the peaceful beauty of Hawaii!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Oahu many times and I have taken lessons from 3 other companies. Uncle Bryan's lessons are hands down the best on the island. My 10 and 13 year old caught every wave and by the end of the lesson my 10...More

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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awesome! Thank you for taking the time to tell people about our school! ALoha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had such a good time. I didn’t think two hours sounded like enough time, but it was! The instructor was great and even did a lot of the paddling for me. Friendly and relaxed staff.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your surf lessons. We are glad you had a great experience! Lisa and Uncle B

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best surf instruction on the island. We booked super early. And bc we did, we basically had private lessons. The instructors were great with my daughter and determined to get me to surf. There is a photographer who does charge extra, but his photos...More

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

Thank you for your review! Glad to hear you had a great time. Aloha, Lisa and Uncle Bryan

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful experience my girls 9 & 8yrs old haven’t stopped talking about surfing since we arrived back home to Australia. They absolutely loved every minute. Also a huge thank you for taking my 3.5yr old out to surf a wave you...More

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sunsetsuratt, Manager at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post on Trip Advisor! Glad to hear you had a great experience! Aloha, Lisa

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

All skill levels. They will take your surfing to the next level. Or begin your lifetime journey of surfing with this dream team.

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sunsetsuratt, Owner at Uncle Bryan's Sunset Suratt Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review!

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Uncle B is a character. He appears to hire good instructors (we took 2 separate lessons and had different instructors who were both very good). The intake process was sketchy. I signed a form saying that I'd read the waiver when in fact I had...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

When taking lessons with Uncle Bryan's the relaxed vibe is almost concerning, except that they quickly demonstrate that they have each step figured out. Even when they have to adapt, they do it on the spot without confusion. I had called Uncle Bryan (the owner)...More

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Phil260
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
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Rly25
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
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