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Address: 59-720 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-9403
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+1 808-369-4973
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Second time and still no regrets!

Forget the big surf schools - call Matt!! This was my second year in a row surfing with Matt and the experience just keeps getting better. Because he runs his own school, it is... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Vancouver, Canada

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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Forget the big surf schools - call Matt!! This was my second year in a row surfing with Matt and the experience just keeps getting better. Because he runs his own school, it is small and even so-called "group lessons" can often end up as one-on-ones! This time there were 2 students and Matt and as usual, we had a... More 

Thank Delvatje
Hastings, Minnesota
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Awesome instructor. Small group size. The instructor worked really hard to be sure everyone caught a wave. Don't waste your time with the big surf schools go to Blue Rush you will not be disappointed.

Thank Tammy E
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

My friend had originally booked to do the lesson too but she was sick. So I got a 1:1 lesson with Matt! He was absolutely brilliant! I'd had a surf lesson before a few years ago but at a huge surf camp so didn't really get great instructions or help and I sucked haha. This time I had confidence in... More 

Thank Sammills
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I are intermediate surfers and rented boards from Matt with Blue Rush as this was our first time surfing the North Shore. Matt is super nice and welcoming and had a lot of helpful tips even though we weren't taking a lesson from him. Would recommend to anyone thinking of taking lessons or renting boards on the... More 

Thank tmjbytsura
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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77 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

If you want real one on one or small group lesson, at a reasonable price, I would suggest taking a surfing lesson from Matt. My husband took a lesson with him and was very impressed.

Thank Brittany B
Dahlonega, Georgia
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We set up surf lessons for myself, my husband and 2 kids (9 & 12) on 8/14. Matt and Stephanie were fantastic, fun and easy going. With their guidence all of us were able to get up and ride waves. The beach we were at was beautiful and not crowded. Perfect way to begin our vacation. Matts friend, William Edwards... More 

Thank lizzardlee
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Wanted to get the full north shore experience so set up a family lesson with Matt. Very easy to hook up with for the lesson but a bit tough to find the little beach he surfs out of. perfect size waves for our beginner family. Matt was able to get my 9 and 12 year old boys and 14 year... More 

Thank Schwartzbones
Clayton, California
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Matt was a great teacher. We had surfed before, but found that it is always easier and safer to have a guide go with us the first time to show us the ins and outs of that particular surf spot. He was easy going and very helpful. We would definitely choose to use him again.

Thank CMS775
Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

My family of 2 adults and 2 children under 12 did a surf lesson with Blue Rush Surf School. You can either book direct with Matt or ask for a lesson if visiting the North Shore on the Surf Bus. This was such a positive experience for all of us and I would like to take this opportunity to thank... More 

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Springville, Alabama
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Don't miss learning to surf from Blue Rush Surf School. My 10 and 15 year old daughters loved working with Matt! His personality/teaching style was the key to my girls having such an amazingly positive experience. If you are a very cautious parent like I am and "over the top" as my children say about safety, know that Matt keeps... More 

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