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Oahu: Waikiki Beach Private Surf Lesson

4.2 / 5

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Activity provider: Kahu Surf School
Water activity

Oahu: Waikiki Beach Private Surf Lesson

Activity provider: Kahu Surf School

From US$ 130 per person

Enjoy a private surf lesson for those aged 8-years old and older. Your surf lesson is guided by a professional on Waikiki Beach. The lesson is perfect for first-time surfers and also for guests who wish to refresh or refine their basic surfing techniques.

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Duration 1 hour
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English, Portuguese
Small group
Limited to 1 participants


  • Enjoy a fun surf lesson on the beautiful Waikiki Beach
  • Increase your surf knowledge, confidence, and technique
  • Experience the thrill of catching up to 12 waves
  • Learn from an experienced and professional big-wave surfer
  • Catch your very first wave or improve your existing skills
Full description
Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to perfect your existing skills, experience the thrill of catching a wave on your trip to Hawaii. In the company of a professional big-wave surfer, enjoy a 1-hour private surfing lesson on the world-famous Waikiki Beach. The location of the lesson has been specifically selected by your guide, as it provides some of the best waves in Oahu for beginner and intermediate surfers. Your lesson starts on the sandy shoreline where you’ll learn all the basics, as well as special techniques, so you can stand up on your board. After a few demonstrations, it’s time to head into the water where the real fun begins! In the warm tropical waters, put your newfound skills to the test in the company of your instructor who will target areas to help enhance your technique and progress. During your 1-hour session, you’ll receive the undivided attention of your instructor, which is the best way to build your surfing knowledge and confidence. As an added bonus, your surf lesson can be captured on camera so that you can share videos and photos of your experience with your family and friends (an additional video download fee applies).
  • Surfboard
  • Leash
  • Aloha spirit
  • Video download fee
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

The Duke Kahanamoku Statue.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Biodegradable sunscreen

Know before you go

  • The surf lesson is designed for children aged 8-years old and older
  •  You must be able to swim
  • No surfing experience is necessary
  • The video length of your lesson depends on weather conditions and other factors
  •  You are guaranteed to stand up on your board during the lesson
  •  Lessons include surfing theory, as well as land and water demonstrations
  • You will ride between 5 and 12 waves during the lesson
Customer reviews

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4.2 /5

based on 9 reviews

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March 20, 2023

Had a great time learning to surf! It was shockingly made easy for me and I got up on my first wave. I couldn’t believe it. The instructor was so friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend!

March 15, 2023

September 19, 2022

Product ID: 317177