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“outrigger canoe”(16 reviews)
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“waikiki beach”(29 reviews)
Aloha,We are a FULL SERVICE SURF SHOP. Lessons, rentals, tours, outrigger canoe rides, accessories, local designs. Located in the heart of Waikiki, one block from the beach, directly behind the Hyatt Regency. Our building is the Hale Waikiki.
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2410 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3299
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son was 7 and a half years old with no surfing experience at all. He had a private 2-hour surfing lesson with coach Alika. He was an excellent instructor, very friendly and patient. My son had a "successful" lesson; he had a blast. He...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing surf co. Got the best instructor I could possibly get, they are not very cheap but you pay for good quality service and lessons. Their pictures are great, you can buy one or the whole pack which I honestly recommend you get. Best souvenir...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot say enough about what a great experience we had. Friendly and the service was absolute beyond expectations. Had my teenage daughter and son with me and they loved every minute of the experience. Most importantly, they really cared about your experience and were enthusiastic...More

Thank KAD14
Reviewed 8 December 2018

I had two surf lessons with Big Wave Dave, and thy were super helpful. Mike is the instructor I had, who is awesome as being a Legend "Beach Boy" and Lana and all the Girls make a great coffee as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 8 December 2018

James was a magnificent instructor. Had a great time! He was very informative and reassuring. I highly recommend James for private lessons and Big Wave Daves for lessons.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jessicaMin55
Reviewed 2 December 2018

The staff are excellent and really friendly and helpful. With our 2 standup boards and surfboard they helped us get to the beach where we enjoyed 2 great days of surfing and SUP boarding. After 5hr of fun, it ending up costing me only a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

I took the group surfing lesson with a Groupon purchase. As it turned out, there was only me so I had a one on one surf lesson with Kevin. They certainly make the whole experience seamless & Kevin was a great instructor. Only 2 critiques....the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

My girlfriend and I were in Oahu and tried putting together a surf lesson for the 2 of us from our first day on but couldn't make the logistics work due to other activities we wanted to get in. On the next to last day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mississippi R
Reviewed 23 November 2018

There is nothing easy about surfing but Cody did a great job instructing my husband, son and 12 yo grandson. Loved Big Wave Dave’s shop!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Donna D
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Last minute decision. Myself and my two daughters (17, 13) took a semi private lesson. We were not staying in Waikiki so parking was a bit of a challenge. From there though everything was handled professionally. Troy was our instructor for the day and he...More

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Response from ronnajo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you rent them at the store they have. And you carry to the beach and set up yourself. The chairs are like back packs easy to carry.