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Surfer Bear Hawaii Surf Lessons

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745
+1 808-936-3654
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I took my kids surfing with Barry several years ago, I skated as a youngster and wanted to try. I... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
If you are hesitant about surfing with kids, read this review.

Our group of 7-first-time surfers (ages 10-50) went out with Bear and 3 of his employees (Jeff, Sam... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96745
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took my kids surfing with Barry several years ago, I skated as a youngster and wanted to try. I was pushing 270 pounds and out of shape but mentioned on the phone to Barry that I wanted to catch just one wave. On the...More

Thank skeeter784
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Our group of 7-first-time surfers (ages 10-50) went out with Bear and 3 of his employees (Jeff, Sam and Trey). It was a fantastic experience and I cannot say enough great things about this group. If you've read the reviews, you know how wonderful they...More

1  Thank SixandMilo
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

My husband Bill is 6'2" tall, 225 lbs and not in the best shape but not a problem for Jeff. That guy is crazy strong! He paddled out my husband to the surf using one big toe on the surfboard and pulls my husband insisting...More

Thank hawaiigo
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Barry and Jeff were wonderful. They had us in the water within 15 minutes and standing up on our boards 15 minutes later. Their whole focus is to help you have fun, and they did just that. They were so knowledgeable, encouraging and patient, and...More

Thank Jo E
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

These guys are such good instructors my 11 year old and 14 year old kids were literally surfing in minutes. I had a panic moment about sending my precious little bumpkins into the ocean with strangers and surf boards until I met the instructors and...More

Thank Momlikescoffee
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My Main Man Jeff... Thank You so much for all the energy you put into your work. Your lessons were the high light of my daughter's vacation. Thanks again for being part of my daughters vacation experience....

Thank Bill Q
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Barry is an amazing teacher. I am 27, female, and highly competitive. I have also wanted to surf my entire life, so this was a huge bucket list item for me. I booked a lesson for my sister & I, and Barry asked if we...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We were delighted to have found Barry for a surf lesson for our daughter. We booked it as a surprise for her; or was one thing she wanted to try while on vacation in HA. She had never surfed before. Barry provided all the equipment...More

1  Thank tcjag14
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the most fun thing our family did the week we were in the islands. Bear had all the equipment that you would need to surf. Bear's instructors as well as himself were very helpful for 1st time surfers. We immediately were catching waves and...More

1  Thank Shuber98
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Surfer Bear and I go way back now and I have surfed with him and his crew many times. They go above and beyond EVERY TIME to facilitate the best possible experience. There is no one in the world I feel safer and more comfortable...More

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Response from emanuelebelgeri | Reviewed this property |
Hi , if you tell him he will bring every stuff for surfing. But as other told a vest is not comfortable. The instructors are very caring. They are really great, they follow you in everything, are always focused on you and... More