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Hans Hedemann Surf School

57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2149
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Surfs up

Raye was the surf instructor for our 20 year old son and 17 year old nephew. They were both able... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrsk116
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Cullman
via mobile
Perfect for new or beginner surfers

My friends and I (2 had surfed a few times, 2 of us had zero experience) were staying at Turtle Bay... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Maggie S
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Boston, Massachusetts, Usa
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“private lesson” (15 reviews)
“group lesson” (11 reviews)
“turtle bay” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2149
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Raye was the surf instructor for our 20 year old son and 17 year old nephew. They were both able to ride a wave and had a great time. Raye was very good at giving appropriate instructions and explained everything in an easy to understand...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friends and I (2 had surfed a few times, 2 of us had zero experience) were staying at Turtle Bay and decided to take a lesson with Hans Hedemann Surf School. We signed up for the 1-hour group lesson, and after a tutorial on...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This was my fifth vacation to Turtle Bay, and my kids and I have gone surfing each time with Hans Hedemann Surf School. And I’ve had always an amazing experience. I feel safe and confident surfing with the great staff who work there. Rocky, Hugo,...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Like the review below, we essentially experienced the same thing. We were staying at TB and came down to rent some boards to surf the west side of the hotel. The guy running the show was rude and very condescending. My kids and I surf...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Rude. Condescending. Don't recommend renting anything here. Boards are beat up and crazy expensive ($25/hr is insane when they're $30/day nearby). I'm sure their lessons are great because that's what they are there to sell you. If you're not taking one of their lessons, all...More

1  Thank orthobass
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Well, wasn't really a tube, but everyone in my group did stand up on their boards and ride the waves! Thanks to the awesome instructors Jamie, Lance and Matt, the Ohana 5 enjoyed our surfing experience! Our group was outfitted with surf gear/boards, transported to/from...More

Thank NY_Dude
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

During my visit to Oahu, I wanted to experience a surfing lesson. The surf instructor made the whole experience awesome, Her name was Raye Tessier and I would book it with only her if I ever return to Hawaii. She showed patients and was very...More

Thank sarina8333
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My fiance and I did semi-private lesson with Gabe and it was well worth it. We had both raken a lesson once before but were still complete rookies. Gabe was very patient and knowldgeable. The technique he taught us was slightly different than my first...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My 7 year old son and I had a private lesson with Bruno and Raye. They were awesome and really nice and helpful. All very relaxed and great way to spend a morning in turtle bay.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Our kids are 9 and 10. First lesson was an hour, and each of the kids had their own instructor. Nate and Lance were so good with them, and very accommodating to ensure we were comfortable. Second lesson was two hours a couple days later,...More

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