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Address: 66-956 Kamakahala St, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96791-9737
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Stood up on the board first time surfing!

They made it easier than I thought it would be. Loads of fun! Great for a beginner! They had a tent set up on the beach and as soon as we got there we were given rash guards... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 August 2014
Cat C
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

They made it easier than I thought it would be. Loads of fun! Great for a beginner! They had a tent set up on the beach and as soon as we got there we were given rash guards and then off the boards for a land lesson. We got to practice a few times with positions as the instructor gave... More 

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1 Thank Cat C
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

Buttons Surf School was totally awesome! Super chill, but still professional. Husband and I purchased a Groupon - 90 minute basic surf lesson for two on Friday morning. I called BSS Friday afternoon to see if they had any openings for the following day. The sweet girl who answered the phone said she didn't have anything, but would try calling... More 

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2 Thank alysemichelle
Burlington, Vermont
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

Everyone was really friendly and helpful, we had a great time! The water was a little shallow so we both got a few cuts on our feet, but other than that it was a blast!

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2 Thank Ccvt87
Mililani, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

Truly an unforgettable experience. This was my first time even touching a surfboard, and Noho made sure to tailor the surf session around my abilities. We started with a land lesson before hitting the waters. After a few attempts and a lot of feedback, I was able to start consistently catching the waves and had the biggest grin on my... More 

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2 Thank surfnewb
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Buttons' crew looked after my kids so well! They were attentive, patient, and passionate about the true joy of surfing! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them for young, or young at heart!

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1 Thank Donnie S
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

We loved our lesson. The school was on time, the equipment was appropriate for the conditions, the coaches were great and my kids loved it too, we saw turtles floating around us, the water was warm and everyone was all smiles. When it is big every where else, Puena Point, where the surf school is is small enough.

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Thank Carolyn D
Haskell, NJ
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

We booked these folks for a surf lesson using their website well in advance. We were sent an email to meet them at Jameson's restaurant at a certain time. We got there a little early and sat in the parking lot and waited. And waited. And waited. We called the phone number we had and left a message. And we... More 

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2 Thank John G
San Jose, California
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

Buttons is the simply the best. I am nearly 50 years old & have taken four lessons total over back to back summers & hope to see him again one day. Whether you`re riding the wave or just hanging out waiting for the next one to come, the experience is awsome & one i will never forget. Hang loose Buttons,... More 

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1 Thank sracing
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2013

I couldn't be happier with the private lesson I took today with Buttons Surf School. I requested to have Buttons as my teacher and when I heard he wasn't available, I was apprehensive about paying for a private lesson with another teacher. I'm happy I did, because the vibe was really laid back and I was able to catch majority... More 

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Thank AndyBrown79
Macomb, Michigan
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207 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

After having a terrible experience with another surf school, I researched on TripAdvisor and found Buttons. AMAZING, OUTSTANDING, PATIENT COACHING and INSTRUCTION! He is a champion surfer, Hawaiian, family man, military friendly that knows how to give you an amazing surf experience to learning to be a repeat surfer. He is a kind person too - volunteers to teach surfing... More 

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