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Address: 2410 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3299
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+1 808-386-4872
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Aloha,We are a FULL SERVICE SURF SHOP. Lessons, rentals, tours, outrigger...

Aloha,We are a FULL SERVICE SURF SHOP. Lessons, rentals, tours, outrigger canoe rides, accessories, local designs.

Located in the heart of Waikiki, one block from the beach, directly behind the Hyatt Regency. Our building is the Hale Waikiki.

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US$99.00*
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach
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US$100.00*
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Surfboard Weekly Rental
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US$129.00*
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Beach Boy Adventure - Outrigger Canoe Ride Plus Surfing Lesson

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Big Wave Dave all the way

Let me start by saying, don't waste your money on boards or lessons on Wakiki beach, head straight to Big Wave Dave Surf Co. Here you will find the friendliest staff who are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start by saying, don't waste your money on boards or lessons on Wakiki beach, head straight to Big Wave Dave Surf Co. Here you will find the friendliest staff who are always happy to help, easy to talk to and full of advice for beginners in surfing etc. This franchise also lets you rent products for a much... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked surf lessons with Alik at Big Dave Surf School. We had surfed several times before but we always go out with an instructor to show us the area. Waikiki surfing is the best for beginners. We caught so many waves. Alika definitely showed us some moves! They took pictures from the beach but they were... More 

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 19 and 8 year olds took a group lesson, and my 5 year old had a private lesson. They caught a lot of waves and looked comfortable on their boards by the end of the lesson. The 5 yo rode the front of the board wi Aliki, who did a great job introducing our son to surfing. All of... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome instruction, really great vibes in the shop. Would recommend for anyone going to Honolulu who wants to surf!

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of 7, but 4 fairly young kids. They had 3 instructors for our group, so everyone got plenty of attention. The instructors are very good at making surfing easy for the beginner. We also were fairly lucky by having enough surf to make it fun, but not too hard. I would definitely recommend if you are... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Service at Big Wave Dave Surf thanks to Troy and everyone, had a great time SUP on the Walden Magic !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our National conference was held in Waikiki this year. As a team building event we wanted to have a surfing lesson for 15 of our senior management team. After dealing with other non responsive local surf companies (over 10 companies contacted) i was impress that Dave himself called me after an email inquiry. Dave continued to assure me he could... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found Big Wave Dave through an add in a local coupon book. Turns out their prices are good and, just as importantly, they are a delight to work with. I took a group lesson with a colleague and another person and our instructor, Jason, was encouraging and a good instructor. I was riding waves at Waikiki right away! My... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I did some Googling before we arrived here and found Daves Surf Shop that and the North Shore Surf Tour and really liked the sound of it and also of their company. I popped into the store prior to booking and again got a good vibe so took the plunge and booked it in. Arrived for check-in which was easy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This place is great.  I Had an awesome time.  Instructor Josh is personable and  has been doing this for many years which shows in his instructions.   Within the first few waves I was up and riding. He shows proper technique, how to read the waves, watching your line so you don't crash into others, and best of all having... More 

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