Hawaiian Surfing in Oahu

Hawaiian Surfing on Oahu

Hawaiian Surfing is just a way of life on Oahu.  With well over 100 named Oahu surf spots around the island, it’s hard for it not to be!  You've got something for all levels...from surfing Waikiki beach to surfing Pipeline -- yes, the world famous Banzai Pipeline! Everyone from the keikis to energetic seniors, are either out playing around in the surf, or out watching the Hawaiian surfers riding the waves from some of the best of Oahu's surfing-spectator spots.

Whether you are looking for a good Hawaiian surf school, or in search of a good Oahu surf spot, or would like to join the spectators from the safe Oahu shores, we look forward to guiding you in the right direction.

Oahu Surfing for the Spectator:

Hawaiian Surfing Banzai Pipeline

With over 100 Oahu surf spots along the the island's coastline, it’s hard not to pull up to any shoreline and not see action out in the waves.  But since a majority of the surf spots are located a half-mile out to sea, the Hawaiian surfers tend to look like tiny action figures without a pair of binoculars.

Hawaiian Surfing Pipeline

So take advantage of the Best of Oahu viewing spots, including watching the big wave surfers at the Northshore's world famous Banzai Pipeline, Waimea Bay, and Sunset Beach.

Beginner Oahu Surfing: 

Waikiki Surf

Thinking about signing up for a Hawaiian surfing school and experiencing surfing Waikiki Beach?  Some will say that life is not complete until you have stood up on a surfboard, and felt the free rolling motion below your feet, as you ride a wave back to shore.

Being a surfer, I would have to agree with this notion.  I would even go as far as to say that there is definitely a gratifying spiritual experience with the wave and ocean, as you get better at surfing and become a little more connected with the whole experience.

Waikiki Surf Boards  

No matter how old you are, or what your ability is, you can achieve standing up on a long board surfing the rolling waves of Oahu's gentler surfing beaches…

Intermediate Hawaii Surfing:  

Hawaiian Surf Townside Rockpiles

Are you an experienced surfer looking for some of the best surfing in Oahu?  You will be in for a treat my friend.  Before you venture out to the popular spots, don’t forget to check your Oahu surf report for surf size and conditions. 

Hawaiian surfing is world renown, especially on Oahu, with some great spots worth checking out around the island.  Whether going north, south, east or west, each coastline is vastly different as the Oahu surf spots are themselves.

Oahu Surfing Ala Moana

  

South shore popular spots with consistent waves includes Waikiki beach, Ala Moana bowls, and Diamond Head -where the surf crank up in the summer time!

Ala Moana Bowls Surfing Spot

Not big enough?  Maybe the Western shoreline will turn it up a notch for ya!  Check out a favorite local Oahu surfing spot known as Makaha Beach ParkStill not big enough?

If it’s wintertime and the island gods have aligned the swells, (and your are one brave soul), you might want to head out to Oahu's North Shore.  Aside from the well known big wave Oahu surf spots  like Waiamea Bay, Sunset  Beach, and the Banzai  Pipeline,  there are many other great surf spots waiting to be discovered.

Hawaiian Surfing Waimea Bay

Take sometime and get to know the little known as well as the popular Hawaiian surfing spots in Oahu for making the best of your surfing vacation.

Oahu Surf Report

Oahu Surf Map:



View Oahu Surf Breaks in a larger map

The above maps out some of the best Oahu surf spots.  With so many to choose from, and no matter what level of surfing experience you have, there is a perfect surf  spot for you to enjoy some of the best Hawaiian surfing in the beautiful island of Oahu!

Farewell to  Andy Irons, a world surfing champion died suddenly on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.  See story, photos, and video tribute here.


Aloha & Enjoy!!

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