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Surfer Bear Hawaii Surf Lessons
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My two daughters had a lesson with Barry (aka Surfer Bear) and Jay.
Excellent coaching and instruction. Very safe location. Great area for snorkeling as well. Yes. I would definitely recommend.
PS. The 2 hour lesson is not necessary as my daughters (age 16 & 13) were puckered out with the 1 1/2 hour session.
It’s a pay-as-you-go so you can decide in the water to extend the session or not.
As with most things....Cash is King! They only take cash or cheque (and who brings a cheque book on vacation )

Thank klumby
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Barry, Jeff, and Jay were all super fun guys who helped our family surf for the first time. They provided shirts and footgear along with the surfboards, and gave us a demonstration prior to getting in the water which translated really well to our in-water experience. Their expertise and passion for surfing provided a fantastic experience for us. Our youngest was hesitant to try it, and their connection to her and their patience gave her the will to try it and she also was successful in surfing. We surfed for about one hour and 45 minutes. Afterward they provided a fresh water rinse and fresh oranges.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Super fun surfing lessons. Today I went to Surf Bear Hawaii Surf Lessons , instructions are simple, instructor stars off simple, waves aren't super big, trying to stand up on board is difficult at first, but after a few waves it should be easier for you to stand up. I would recommend this to anyone who would like to surf, or anyone who like going in the water, if you are staying at Kona Coast Resort. It is only 4 minutes away, really good surfer guide, really Kind,It makes you feel like you are in the movie Soul Surfer. You will have a great Surfing Experience here. Me and my sister were HAvING LOTS OF FUN surfing for 1-2 hours paddling and catching waves until we were out of breath and exhausted :) :) But we had the time of our lives! (written by Elisabeth the surfer!) The surf lessons cost 220$ for 2 people for 1-2 hours with a surf guide,Surf lessons guide provides water shoes, rash guard shirts and surfboards. The guide also provides a snack after the lessons - a fresh Hawaiian orange. THANK YOU BARRY

Thank JuicyChickenBaby
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to the big Hawaii Island. And definitely one of the highlights of this trip was the surf lessons with this company!
Barry the instructor and his crew give us a great lessons (private since we were the only family at the time ) and pretty good price. They were very professional, nice, patient with this first-times!

Thank 5cargotravels
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

First time on a surfboard and within 40 minutes they had me successfully standing and riding the waves! Instruction was well suited for all ages and varying levels of experience, especially for newbies. Barry and Jeff are great coaches who genuinely care about making your surfing experience memorable and fun! I would definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to try their hand at surfing.

Thank Dan D
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