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Gone Surfing Hawaii

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Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96830-2024
+1 808-429-6404
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2-Hour Semi-Private Small Group Surfing Lesson
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2-Hour Small Group Stand-Up Paddleboarding Experience
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At Gone Surfing Hawaii, we live the motto, "Less Work / More Surf" because being in the ocean isn't just our job, it's a lifestyle and we love it. Our qualified instructors teach all ages fundamental techniques that can have anyone surfing in no time. So whether you're charging waves for the first time, or taking your skills to the next level, let us bring a little "More Surf" into your life. When you're ready to journey beyond Waikiki, join us for a full day's adventure along the North or East shores exploring surf spots, sights and local foods. Gone Surfing Hawaii is a small, locally owned and operated company. All Our lessons and Tours start on the sand with ocean awareness and safety. Then we get you right into the surf for a rush of wind and waves. No worries, our licensed instructors are trained in first aid and lifeguard CPR. Once in the water, we show you how to read the waves, position your take off, and the etiquette of wave riding. Whether you're a one-on-one type or you prefer fun with friends, our customized lessons and tours are built to make your adventure on the waves one to remember.
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Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96830-2024
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I'm a little late in writing this review, but better late than never! Especially for a glowing review like this will be:) Gone Surfing was worth every penny. It was an outstanding experience! My husband, our 9-year-old son, and I visited Oahu this past May...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017


Thank Joseph Z
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My friend was wanting to surf on our vacation so after reading the reviews I went with Gone Surfing Hawaii! So glad I did! It was amazing! I had never been surfing before and Jo (our instructor) was awesome! We spent about 15 mins on...More

Thank Karri F
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was our first trip to Oahu and our boys (ages 18, 16 and 13) first surfing experience. We were all hesitant because we weren't sure how effective one lesson would be (unfortunately we didn't have time for more). But it was worth every penny!...More

Thank lovemyboys57
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My husband and I had surfed in Rincon in December so we knew we wanted to maximise our Oahu trip for as much time in the water as possible. We booked 6 private 2 hour sessions and had three different instructors (because our days coincided...More

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a private lesson and it was amazing! I can't remember our instructors name but he was a so encouraging and just a chill guy... he also pulled me out to the waves when my arms were too exhausted lol! We...More

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Our 14 and 18 year old had a semi-private lesson during the afternoon. They can't stop talking about it! They felt so proud being up on the board the first time out. The instructors were awesome, and took pictures for us. Thank you for sparking...More

Thank Stacysphr
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter, 20 years old, took lesson with instructor and paid for photographer too. She loved it, learned a lot and said it was fun!! Trevor and Al were super helpful and friendly. She definitely recommends it!

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

My 7 year old son and I took a private lesson with Trevor and Shaun. We have both surfed before and come from a surfing family. Needless to say we were pretty particular on who we wanted to take a lesson from. We made the...More

Thank Claudia R
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We convinced my daughters' to try surfing while in Honolulu on vacation and I'm so glad that we got them a lesson with Gone Surfing! Bailey, their instructor, was great for them and made them both feel very confident on the board even though it...More

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jojoGSH, Manager at Gone Surfing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Aloha Timothy, Mahalo for your review and stoked the girls had a great time with Bailey. Our location, although a little further paddle, is a lot less crowded than the main part of Waikiki - we find it best for long waves and safety. Hope...More

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Muhammad A
23 April 2017|
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Response from jojoGSH | Property representative |
Yes. Swimming is a requirement. While surfing, you will be attached to the surfboard by a leash, but you need to be an ‘ok’ swimmer. Aloha - GSH Crew
Jordan D
29 January 2016|
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Response from AngyHippo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I really can't remember !