Hans Hedemann North Shore Surfing & Bodyboarding Lessons (from Waikiki)

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Experience Hawaii in one of the best ways possible

Learn to carve the waves on Oahu's famous North Shore, home to top-level surfing competitions, with surfing and bodyboarding lessons for all skill levels.

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Hawaii is where surfing began and it is definitely the place to try it for yourself! Hit the waves with Hans Hedemann Surf School along Oahu's North Shore, where some of the world's best athletes compete. Your qualified instructor will inspire you with the confidence and knowledge needed to catch your first wave. Private, semi-private and group lessons are available to accommodate individual learning styles. Already a seasoned surfer? Enjoy this legendary area and develop impressive techniques. For a different type water sports experience, try bodyboarding! Become a pro in no time!
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Price
North Shore Private Surf Activity Package
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 314.14
USD 314.14
Ride Along (Age 5 & over)
USD 52.36
USD 52.36
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 314.14
USD 314.14
Ride Along (Age 5 & over)
USD 52.36
USD 52.36
GE Tax 4.712% included
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    1-on-1 training is perfect for child surfers
Private surf lessons are for those who want undivided attention from an experienced instructor. You and only you! Hans Hedemann is a former pro surfer who employs a team of passionate experts to teach you to surf. Before heading out to the surf zone, watch a brief demonstration and practice on the shore for as long as you want. No hurry. Hit the waves once you feel ready.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Surfboard / Rash guard / Surf booties
Package detail / Schedule
North Shore Semi-Private Surf Activity Package
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 2.
Adult/Child (Age 14 & over)
USD 209.42
USD 209.42
Ride Along (Age 5 & over)
USD 52.36
USD 52.36
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 14 & over)
USD 209.42
USD 209.42
Ride Along (Age 5 & over)
USD 52.36
USD 52.36
GE Tax 4.712% included
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    Experience Hawaii in one of the best ways possible
Semi-private surfing lessons are great for couples and small groups of friends. A basic water safety and land lesson is given before jumping into the crystal clear water. Friendly and qualified instructors will guide your rapid progression. Everything you need to start surfing is provided in one lesson. Water sports have never been easier!
Please Note:
  • This package requires a minimum of two surfing participants to book.
  • Semi-private lesson participants must be at least 14 years old. For younger participants, please book a private lesson.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Surfboard / Rash guard / Surf booties
Package detail / Schedule
North Shore Group Surf Activity Package
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 2.
Adult/Child (Age 14 & over)
USD 157.07
USD 157.07
Ride Along (Age 5 & over)
USD 52.36
USD 52.36
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 14 & over)
USD 157.07
USD 157.07
Ride Along (Age 5 & over)
USD 52.36
USD 52.36
GE Tax 4.712% included
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    Receive great advice from pro surf instructors
With only 3-4 students per instructor, this package is probably the most popular at Hans Hedemann Surf School. Choose this type of lessons if you're just starting out. Don't have a group? Not to worry. On the day of your lesson, you will be matched with others who are looking forward to trying to tame these Pacific waves.
Please Note:
  • This package requires a minimum of two surfing participants to book.
  • Group lesson participants must be at least 14 years old. For younger participants, please book a private lesson.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Surfboard / Rash guard / Surf booties
Package detail / Schedule
North Shore Bodyboard Activity Package
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 2.
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 99.48
USD 99.48
Ride Along (Age 5 & over)
USD 52.36
USD 52.36
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 99.48
USD 99.48
Ride Along (Age 5 & over)
USD 52.36
USD 52.36
GE Tax 4.712% included
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    Rocket through the water on a bodyboard
Ready to get out there and start tearing it up on the water, but standing up on the board isn't your thing? Try bodyboarding! There is more to it than just riding on your belly. Learn smart techniques and tricks in no time. As long as you can swim, you’re welcome to join the fun and practice bodyboarding in a non-pressured environment. Your instructor will fit the lesson to your skill level.
Please Note:
  • This package requires a minimum of two bodyboarding participants to book.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Bodyboard / Rash guard / Surf booties
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 08:10-08:45 Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels & Check-in at Hans Hedemann Surf Shop
  • 09:00 Drive to North Shore (1.5 hrs)
    The transportation vehicle will depart promptly at 9:00, so please arrive early. You will have the chance to enjoy sights along Oahu's eastern coast as you travel north.
  • 10:30 2-Hour Lesson (2 hrs)
    HHSS_5 As soon as you arrive, dive straight into your 2-hour lesson. Don't be afraid of large waves; areas with gentle water are available for beginners. Your instructor will help you pick the perfect spot. Play with famous North Shore waves that reach up to 50 feet if you're ready!
  • 12:30 Lunch at Local North Shore Restaurant (1 hr)
    The North Shore is famous for many local delicacies, including Kahuku shrimp and shaved ice. Enjoy lunch with your instructor. Please be aware that lunch is not included in the price.
  • 13:30 Visit Famous Surf Spots (30 mins)
    Stop by well-known locations like Sunset Beach, Waimea Bay, Banzai Pipeline and more. If the timing is right, you can even stay longer to watch a surf contest.
  • 14:00 Drive Back to Waikiki (1.5 hrs)
  • 15:00-16:00 Check-out & Drop-off
Notes
Restriction(s)
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Lunch fee
    • Bottled water
    • Sunglasses
    • Towel
    • Wear swimsuit under clothing
    • Sunscreen
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • You will share the transportation with other customers.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • Meals are not included in the price.
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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FAQ
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Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • Yes, you will have to know how to swim to participate in this activity.
Are you required to wear a life jacket?
  • No, life jackets are not required, but they are available by request for younger children.
How big are the surfboards?
  • Surfboards are available in a variety of different sizes, but 11 to 12-foot boards are generally used for the lessons.
Which beaches will we be able to surf or bodyboard at?
  • Your instructor will help you pick a beach with ocean conditions that match your skill level. Common favorites include the Banzai Pipeline, Sunset Beach and Waimea Bay Beach.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Duration incl. transportation 6.5 - 8 hour(s)
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