Make the Most of Your Trip to Hawaii. Enjoy a Surf Lesson guided by a Pro Big Wave Surfer.

What are the options to start surfing?

Surf lessons in Waikiki Beach are the best surf conditions for beginners! Start surfing in Hawaii. Learn to surf in beautiful Waikiki Beach. Picture your surfing. Also, you can celebrate an event, for example – a surfing birthday party.

Whether you are a beginner or a more advanced one the most important thing is to learn how to ride breaking waves in the right way. So choose from a variety of our 1-hour or 2-hours surf lessons in Waikiki beach to suit your needs.


Surfing is supposed to be enjoyable.

Usually, people choose the 1HR surf lesson. If you are fit and do sports or have enough physical activities, so 2HR surfing lesson is for you. Also, the 2HR Surfing lesson is recommended for a group of 3-4 people. We do 2HR surf lessons for 12 y.o. and older.

No refund is provided if you get tired and decide not to continue with the surf lesson.

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Private Surf Lessons are suited for your abilities and individual needs (8 y.o and older).

 Surf Lesson Packages (3, 5, or 10 lessons) will really help you to start surfing. Surf video analysis is free for the options.


You surf with your friends or family. Students won’t be placed with other people in the Group (for 12 y.o. and older).

Semi-Private Surf Lessons for two people who want to surf together.

Group Surf Lessons for those who find it easier and more fun to learn as a team (3-4 participants).

In addition, a video package option that includes your Waikiki surf videos & photos that were created especially for you. So, share your experience with others.

Moreover, our Waikiki surf lesson prices will pleasantly surprise you!

Learn to surf in Waikiki. What’s included

Surfing theoretics. We will tell you about the basics before paddling out into the waves.

Practice on land — we start every lesson with a quick introductory and demonstration. You will learn how to stand up, get a good position on the board & make turns.

Then we hit Waikiki Beach for lessons. Instructors will teach you on will how to feel comfortable on the water and on the board.

So we guarantee you to stand up and catching your first green wave in your first lesson.

What about equipment?

High-quality surfboards for quick learning. Don’t have a board? Don’t worry about it, we have everything you need for your surfing lesson! A surfboard is included in your surf lesson in Waikiki. Foam surfboards will help beginner surfers stand up quickly and easily. Thus, beginners will paddle and stand up faster on these stable boards, despite being bigger and heavier than traditional shortboards.

A rashguard is highly recommended.

It is made to protect your skin against rashes while paddling on a surfboard and also protect you from harmful UV Rays from sunlight.

Indeed, Kahu Surf School is here to give everything you need to learn to surf in Waikiki beach.

Waikiki Beach surf conditions 

In fact, Waikiki Beach surf conditions provide a great opportunity to start surfing.

First, long peeling waves are perfect for first-timers (the size of about 1 meter). Offshore wind makes the waves less bumpy. So the chances of enjoying a glassy, perfect-peeling wave experience significantly increase. Deep groundswell. Wind creates small waves on the surface of the ocean, and over time these waves merge together and become well-groomed.

Second, the water average temperature is warm, ranging between 76°F (24,4°C) in March and 81°F (27,2°C) in September. So no need to wear a wetsuit.

Third, the windier time lasts from May to September (average speeds is 14,4 mph), the calmer part from September to May (more than 12,3 mph). So, you can enjoy the perfect waves all year around. Offshore wind not too strong, which makes it much easier to surf. It also helps the waves break more predictably, making them easier to read.

Forth, perfect seafloor, which is also important to create good surf conditions in Waikiki Beach.

Briefly, the best surfing conditions for beginners are here, that make surfing comfortable, fun, and more importantly, it’s good for mental health.

 Waikiki Beach, South Shore of Oahu is home to truly friendly waves and the best spot for beginner surfers. Picture your surfing to remember forever the thrill of your first surf experience.

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Oahu – the birthplace of surfing & one of the beautiful places for riding waves. Thus, surfing here is an ancient tradition & lifestyle.

  • You have a lot of attempts here. If you are surfing whitewater you can ride on any swell over 1,64 feet (0,5 meters).
  • The waves here are perfect: clean and well-groomed.
  • It is windy and sunny (mostly clear year-round). Let’s face it, riding is much better in a warm climate.
  • If you ever get a dreamy day like this, you’ve totally scored! It is magical days, that make surfing hours and hours of ‘slop’ pleasing.