We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hook up Surfing

Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
+1 808-371-9504
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Jen and Ivan -- a great team at teaching others to surf!

We signed up for a semi-private with Jen and Ivan for our first surf lesson ever. Two other young... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Sara B
,
Frisco, Colorado, United States
Sons 2nd Surf Lesson

My son (9 years old) had a surf lesson with Ivan 10 months ago and had a great time! We were back... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Alissa T
,
San Diego, United States
via mobile
Read all 147 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
CONTACT
Website
+1 808-371-9504

Similar Things to Do in Honolulu

Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (147)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2017

We signed up for a semi-private with Jen and Ivan for our first surf lesson ever. Two other young boys joined us and they were both great to add to the group, so the lesson melded into a group rather than semi-private, but Jen and...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My son (9 years old) had a surf lesson with Ivan 10 months ago and had a great time! We were back in town for the holidays and booked a second lesson. Jen was great! She kept the lesson very relaxed and he had another...More

Thank Alissa T
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I just wanted to say thank you so much to Ivan and Jen! Me and my 2 friends (32-35 years old) decided to take some surfing lessons while in Honolulu. There are tons of surf lessons all over, both on the beach and online. Some...More

Thank wiltam2016
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My girlfriend and I decided to take 2 semi-private lessons with Ivan and Jen over the course of 2days during our vacation in Hawaii and they had us up 'shreddin' the waves in no time. With Jens' easy-going attitude and Ivans confident demeanor quickly we...More

Thank awn85
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I'm a 60yo woman who has never surfed before. I had a 2 day stop over in Honolulu and decided to give it a go after reading the great reviews. Ivan was the best instructor I could ever have wished for! It was easy to...More

Thank cargo999
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Yesterday I booked private, 2 hour lesson with these guys. I've never done any surfing before and they had me on the board catching waves within the first hour. Before getting into water I got briefed on how to stay safe, and during lesson Jen...More

1  Thank Corto M
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The reviews are accurate! Best surf lessons in town. I was up and on my board within minutes. Don't miss this opportunity.

2  Thank F16Pilot
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I was real nervous to surf, especially after hearing all the things I had to do, but I was able to get up on my first wave thanks to Ivan. He kept the lessons very relaxed so I didnt feel the need to overthink and...More

Thank Plantmeapalmtre... T
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My younger cousin (19 years) and myself (38 years) booked a semi-private lesson with Ivan. Neither of us had surfed before and were a bit nervous about the experience. Ivan was absolutely amazing. He instantly made us feel at ease the moment we met him,...More

1  Thank mamba17
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My two teenagers were booked for 3 lessons, by the second lesson they had stood up on the surf boards. They loved it, Ivan was cool, funny and really encouraging (their words). I would definitely recommend Ivan and if we come again we would definitely...More

1  Thank alisonfautley
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Honu Bar & Terrace
7 reviews
.38 km away
Central Bakery
20 reviews
.97 km away
Arancino at The Kahala
290 reviews
.36 km away
Plumeria Beach House
491 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dolphin Quest
619 reviews
.40 km away
Kahala Mall
353 reviews
1.15 km away
Kahala Beach
57 reviews
.42 km away
Waialae Beach Park
30 reviews
.73 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hook up Surfing staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit