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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2410 Koa Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3299
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I was very nervous about my first surf lesson as I’m not the strongest swimmer or the most confident person in the ocean. However, the experience surpassed all my expectations and was so enjoyable that I didn’t want it to finish! The instructors are very...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I did a group lesson at 230pm, only one other person ended up being in our group! Location is perfect, only a minute walk to the beach. Clean and organized shop. Instructor was awesome and helpful!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Brennaholmes13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome little shop. Super friendly dudes - shout out to Thomas and Johnny. Easy as to rent and return - provide you with a locker to keep your stuff as well. Super close beach access.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank William X
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I needed to rent a boogie board since I didn't want to buy the cheap boards at the ABC store. Stopped in and was approached right away. Told them what I wanted, which was a board and fins. He told me the cost and got...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Scot K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If youre in Waikiki and want to surf and need to rent a board then Big Wave Dave is the best place along the whole beach to do it. Its just a street behind the beach and has a selection of good glass surfboards. The...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank scotttaylor2610
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our time out on the water with Paul! My husband and I both went out with him, and he helped us catch some great waves! We gave this a 4 though because all of the information on the website and during booking...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Allison K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't want to give this business any stars at all! My husband wanted a surf and I was a tag along wanting to just sunbathe. We ended up with a guy who we didn't originally speak to about what we exactly wanted. Took us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bailey8kylie
Reviewed 17 September 2019

My boyfriend and I booked a group surf lesson and we had a great time. Everyone in our group was able to stand up at some point, and they caught some great pictures and video from the beach. I was surprised they were able to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

Big Wave Dave has quite the operation going with his surf shop, instructors/ employees and cafe. Super nice guy. Had private lesson with uncle Mike, he’ll stay until you get tired over 40 years of surfing. The only negative about the place is, it isn’t...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank StingrayStrong
Reviewed 19 August 2019

Our family ages 8 and above rode in the outrigger canoe. We rode three waves and it was great fun. The crew was professional and very capable.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Barbara S
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SallyF1059
11 September 2018|
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Response from ronnajo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you rent them at the store they have. And you carry to the beach and set up yourself. The chairs are like back packs easy to carry.
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