Waikiki's Best Surf Lessons


Welcome to Jamie O’Brien School of Surf Waikiki, your ultimate destination for surf experiences and ocean adventures in the heart of Waikiki. Our passion lies in introducing people to the thrill of riding the waves in a premium environment with the finest surf guides using the best equipment available. 

Join us at Jamie O’Brien School of Surf Waikiki for an unforgettable journey into the world of surfing and ocean exploration. Whether you’re a first-time surfer or an experienced water enthusiast, our dedicated team is here to make your Waikiki adventure one to remember.

Why choose Jamie O’Brien School of Surf

Amazing Breaks

Waikiki is known for its incredible waves and is home to some of the best surf spots in the world. Jamie O’Brien School of Surf gives you the chance to surf these legendary waves and experience the thrill of surfing.

Learn from the best

Jamie O’Brien is one of the best surfers in the world, and his handpicked team of local surf guides are experienced surfers who are extensively trained to his rigorous standards. The team will provide you with expert guidance and advice, helping you learn the art of surfing while keeping you safe and focused on getting better every wave. All of our surf coaches are CPR and AED certified.

Premium service

Jamie O’Brien School of Surf is not just about surfing; it’s about experiencing the sport in a premium environment. Brand new facilities, beach front real estate, premium equipment, ice cold water, locker room, A/C retail store, and personalized media viewing, the list goes on! We provide the best surfing experience Hawaii has to offer, from start to finish.

Experience the Thrill of surfing

Experience amazing surf breaks and unforgettable experiences in a private, family, or group setting. If you’re a surfing beginner or enthusiast looking for the ultimate surfing experience, look no further than Jamie O’Brien School of Surf. This immersive and unforgettable adventure will allow you to live the dream and experience the thrill of surfing in Hawaii with one of the world’s best surfers.

Choose Your Experience



For those who don’t mind sharing their waves and psych with a group of new friends in our daily public group surf lesson. Guests from all walks of life are invited to try their hand at the sport of kings with like-minded individuals from all walks of life.  Guests must be 12 years of age or older to join a group surf lesson for safety purposes. To ensure quality instruction, we have a 4:1 guest/instructor ratio.



Our most popular experience features just your group of friends and/or family with your own private, dedicated instructor! This surf lesson is best for couples, families, and small groups looking to enjoy the ocean together in a private, safe environment. 4:1 guest/instructor ratio. Catch your first waves and create lifelong memories with your loved ones.



A private surf lesson is the best way for guests to maximize their wave count and progress their surfing ability quickly through personalized guidance and coaching. This premium experience ensures 100% tailored instruction and coaching from your personal surf instructor, guaranteeing the best surfing experience possible. 1:1 guest/instructor ratio.

waikiki beach rentals

Jaime O’Brien School of Surf is psyched to announce an exciting partnership with Highgate Hotels Hawaii, creating a unique fusion of hospitality and surf culture. This collaboration aims to provide an unparalleled opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in the thrilling world of surf while staying in some of the trendiest accommodations in Waikiki. The partnership extends beyond traditional hotel amenities, offering an unforgettable experience for guests seeking adventure and a connection with the vibrant Hawaiian surf scene. For guests staying at Highgate properties, this partnership unlocks exclusive access to a selection of premium and complimentary daily beach rentals through Highgate’s Beach Candy program

These gallery pictures were taken during our different surf lessons

Get to know us better by taking a look at some of our pictures.