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“haleiwa town”(3 reviews)
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Let surfing enhance your life! Surf Hawaii - Surf School is one of the most respected surfing school in Hawaii and on the North Shore of Oahu. The owner Edison de Paula is the head coach, with more then 25 years of experience. We teach surfing...more
62-148 Lokoea Pl Apt A, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1474
+1 808-295-1241
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 May 2013

I booked the surf camp stay for a week in august 2012. After searching the internet for hours i finally found an overnight surf camp in Haleiwa, Oahu! And i'm sooo glad i booked my trip to Edisons surf camp! I had such a great...More

8  Thank Camilla M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 January 2012

My husband and I took a two hour stand up paddle "lesson" with Edison and it was terrible. Admittedly I am a teacher and I teach physical skills and have a pretty high standard but this guy really doesn't do any teaching. He sent us...More

12  Thank Camelidynamics
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I started as newcomer with the camp. The appartement is really nice, clean and has a lot of space. Edison is a good host an teacher. First steps went very easy, he sees and says all the right things to improve my skills. The lessons...More

Thank sandrow73
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Edison arranged a fantastic all-day "surf tour" for our family (my husband, my 17 year old son, and me) last month that was the highlight of our week in Hawaii. He took us out for a surf lesson in the morning, followed by breakfast at...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I think all the other 5 star reviews summed up our experience with Edison! Thoughtful, safety conscious, extremely helpful, lots of good tips to improve our technique so we were all able to stand up and catch a few rides for first time surfing ever!...More

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I had some lessons with Edison some years ago and now I come back every year with friends to improve my surfing and to gain more confidence in the water! Being around an experienced big wave surfer makes a lot of difference and makes me...More

Thank ligia2012
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This trip changed my life and I am going to be back in January! Edison is the best surf instructor ever! How can you go wrong to learn from a former Surf Pro and big wave surfer (the scary stuff). Edison makes you feel comfortable...More

2  Thank GermanFoodieMKE
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I love this surf camp. I am a surfer that had an exceptional time surfing on the north shore during the week. The surf camp is for all levels of surfers from beginners to advanced. Edison is a phenomenal surfer and surfing coach who loves...More

1  Thank Eli K
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I visited from West Virginia and am a beginner surfer who just started shakily standing up on the board last year. When speaking to Edison prior to our trip, his kindness and enthusiasm made our decision easy. He started us at the right beach for...More

1  Thank Katherine L M
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The surf lessons were awesome! We were three students. All beginners. So we went to Laniakea Beach at the North Shore. Edison, the instructor, has a lot of experience, patience and is always motivating! We learned a lot during this time while having a lot...More

1  Thank Johannes_Traveler
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Aloha! Thanks Edison & Jenny for an amazing week at the surf camp! I stayed in this lovely cottage at the surf camp for a week. It's so close to Haleiwa town and all the beautiful beaches in the North Shore. A massive big thank...More

Thank iris_tang1
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I enjoyed a great time surfing in March 2017 in the camp of Edison. The accommodation was a very spacious, stylish and well equipped flat that I shared with my brother and one more guest. The surrounding beautiful property is situated on a river that...More

1  Thank Thilo K
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