Welcome to the home of surfing. Hawaii is where it all began and it is certainly the place to try it for yourself. We'll get you up riding waves like the pros in no time. Hans Hedemann is former pro surfer who employs a team of pros to help teach you to surf, these are true water people who have a love for the ocean that they long to share with you.
There are various lessons available to you. You can learn to surf in a group, in a semi private group, a private group, enjoy the pro series surfing lessons or go for the ultimate private lesson with one of the professional surfers on Hans Hedemann's roster. We also require all children 13 years and under to attend a private surf lesson, either 2 or 4 hours in length. If you choose 4 hours, you may opt to split it between 2 sessions. Please indicate this in the comment box during the check out process. We even have surf school day trips to the north shore.
Group Surf Lessons.
With a maximum of four people in your group you will have the full attention of your instructor and save money. Your time in the water will be with professional lifeguards and CPR trained instructors to ensure your safety
Semi Private Lessons.
With only two people you have an ideal way to enjoy the instructors attention as a couple. You will be taken through the basics and given time in the water to ride like the pros. If you are a couple wanting to learn to surf together this is your ideal package. Minimum of 2 people when booking.
If you want to learn to surf while you are in Hawaii and be sure of your success then there is no better way to accomplish your goal than to have one on one time with an instructor. You will be guided through the basics and have someone in the water who is responsible for you alone. Give yourself the best chance to ride like the pros and book a private lesson today.
Children's Private Lessons for those 13 years and younger.
Children need attention, it's as simple as that. We value that attention and the watchful eye our instructors will have over your children if they are on a one on one basis. This is why we require your keiki (children in Hawaiian) to come for a private lesson. Also we know that with our instructors undivided attention your children will be up and surfing in no time. They'll be bragging to their friends back home about how they rode the waves of Hawaii like a pro!
Surf with the pros.
A dedicated former pro surfer with you for 2 hours on a one on one basis. Could there be anything better? You'll be pulling maneuvers in no time, you'll probably have a favorite surf break by the time you head back home. This is the ultimate way to learn the ancient art of surfing, with someone who knows every aspect of it, inside and out.
Surf School Day Trip to the North Shore
If you want a little extra surf culture this is definitely the lesson for you. This is tour is based on Oahu's famous 'North Shore' where the largest surf competitions of the year are held. You will spend a 2 hour lesson in the waters of the north shore and then tour this amazing surf spot, a mecca for surfing. Your Itinerary is as follows:
8:15-9:00 am - Pick up at your hotel between
10:00 am - Arrive on Oahu's famous North Shore for a 2 hour surf lesson.
12:30 pm - Enjoy a no-host lunch at one of the the North Shores' quaint lunch spots, then tour the North Shore Surf spots and attractions like turtles, Waimea Bay, Pipeline, Sunset Beach. Visit and gain historical knowledge of the North Shore surf spots.
2:00 pm - Depart North Shore for Honolulu
3:00-3:30 pm - arrive at Waikiki Hotels
Transportation is included in the price as well as surfboards and instructions. Lunch will be a "no-host" and is not included in the price of the tour.
North Shore Day Activity Options:
*Would you rather body board than surf? That's available too select "Body Boarding Day Trip".
*If you want to watch someone on this tour we can offer you the tour only (no surfboard or instruction).
Stand Up Paddle Group Lessons
Have you wanted to learn to stand up paddle board? This is a group lesson spending that spends 2 hours experiencing the sport of stand up paddle boarding. (Must be over 14yrs old and book a minimum of 2 people)
What to Know
All lessons include complimentary hotel transfer to and from your Waikiki based
All lessons start with a 20 minute land lesson. 3 locations on Oahu; New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel, Park Shore Waikiki, and for Turtle Bay Resort must book @ http://honuhawaiiactivities.com/north-shore-surf-lessons-p-2093.html.
All tours run at three time during the day; 9am, 12pm and 3pm. Please choose
your tour time below.
Hans Hedemann Surf Shop is located at the
Waikiki Grand Hotel Lobby
134 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu
||15 min before lesson begins
||9:00am, 12:00pm, 3:00pm
|| 2 hrs
(All times approximate and subject to change)
|| Towel, sunscreen, swim attire
(one peice suites recommended for women.)
||Hans Hedemann Surf Shop, Waikiki Grand Hotel, 134 Kapahulu Ave.
Free from Waikiki area hotels
|| • All lessons start with a 20 min land lesson
• Group, Semi-private, Private, and Childrens lessons available
• Lesson may be lengthened to 4 hrs for additional fee