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Excellent experience!!

Really had the best experience with Surfer Girl Academy. The instructors are all SO lovely and... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Lauren H
via mobile
Surfer Girl Academy is AMAZING!

Our 14 year-old daughter had a lesson at Surfer Girl Academy (SGA) this afternoon and it was... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Helen Diane B
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Atlanta, United States
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Surfer Girl Academy specializes in providing surf lessons and quality customized tours on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. The local, bilingual staff welcome surfers, male & female, of all ages. Beginner and advanced surfers can choose lessons of body boarding and surfing or choose touring our beautiful home Oahu. Private (1 instructor per customer), Exclusive (1:2) and Group (1:up to 4) lessons are available. Lessons are tailored by our hospitable staff to fit the expertise of each individual allowing customers to move at a comfortable pace. Private Keiki (children) lessons are very popular and also available. SGA surfers will practice proper safety along with surfing. All instructors are CPR and lifeguard certified. The staffs' extensive knowledge and love for the kai (ocean) and aina (land) allow them to give unique and memorable experiences for all. Unique to SGA, customers are shuttled to-and-from uncrowded surfing locations. Experienced surfers are able to book lessons with a pro-surfer to hone their surfing skills. SGA's safety, fun, and hospitality have many customers returning for lessons. Hele mai (come) and experience the magical sport of surfing!
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2 Apr 2018
“Excellent experience!!”
30 May 2017
“Surfer Girl Academy is AMAZING!”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
1926 Kaioo Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1021
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+1 808-469-2001
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Really had the best experience with Surfer Girl Academy. The instructors are all SO lovely and helpful. They obviously love what they do. They all speak English and Japanese. I loved my first lesson with them so much I booked a second a few days...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Our 14 year-old daughter had a lesson at Surfer Girl Academy (SGA) this afternoon and it was AMAZING!! This first-time surfer was STANDING UP and riding waves within the first 30 minutes....WHAT A THRILL FOR OUR DAUGHTER! We strongly recommend SGA for anyone .. not...More

2  Thank Helen Diane B
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Was in Hawaiiover Christmas break 2017. Surfer Girl does a great job for first time folks and you should really attend one of these sessions before going out to the ocean. I went there to check it out for my daughter. Good, honest people doing...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I booked with Surfer Girl Academy having seen previous glowing reviews. We had hotel pickup for our surf lesson which was very convenient. Right from the moment we were picked up our instructor was very friendly and engaging. We did not realize...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Had a private lesson with Mari this morning. Had a really great time. She did a really good job explaining the technique to use. Proof was in the pudding when I managed to get up on the first attempt and later stay on a wave...More

2  Thank Troy P
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

My daughter and I had the best time learning to surf with Kawika. Very professional operation. On time pick up from the hotel and very patient surfing instruction. A thrilling experience well worth the money. A must do in Hawaii.

1  Thank Judi S
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MitoKasuya, Owner at Surfer Girl Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2015

The SGA Family and myself are very happy to hear you and your daughter enjoyed your experience with us. Please come and visit us again! We hope to see you folks again, and we hope you enjoyed your stay on Oahu.

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Purchased the exclusive lesson for my 2 daughters. Just the 2 girls paired with an instructor. They had a beach lesson of the basics, but the vast majority of the time was on the water. Both daughters were able to catch waves and surf. The...More

1  Thank Ray T
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MitoKasuya, Owner at Surfer Girl Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2015

We are very happy to hear that your daughters enjoyed their surfing experience with us. Besides safety, our objective is to share the love for the ocean and surfing. We look forward to seeing you folks again.

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Reviewed 18 January 2014

Kid had fun, but they didn't teach correct technique/position to be successful. Really nice people and a beautiful beach to be on.

3  Thank bowdown2washington
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Reviewed 2 February 2013

Everyone was very friendly instructors and photographers. Had so much fun it was also the first time surfing my son. I also want to use.

1  Thank O--KOJI--O
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

On our vacation to Oahu during December 2012, our japanese friends in Hawaii recommended us to take surf lessons from Surfer Girl Academy Surf School at Waikiki. I first met Mito then Shuji. They are such the nicest people ever. They spoke english very well....More

2  Thank MikePortland638
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Carrie T
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Response from MitoKasuya | Property representative |
Hi Carrie! Sorry for the delayed response. We have different types of lessons to offer. Swimming abilities and comfortableness are usually what we use to determine what type of lesson. Group lessons would allow all the girls... More
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