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The JOB Surf Experience Guide to The Most Dangerous Waves on the Planet

Image Credit: Surfline At our Oahu surf school, we teach our students to ride their first waves in the gentle waters of Turtle Bay on the North Shore. You may not be able to tell by looking at the waves our students surf, but just down the road breaks one of the most ferocious waves…

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March 21, 2023

5 Destinations Where You Can Surf and Snowboard on the Same Day

Surfing, snowboarding, and skiing are all closely tied. They’re highly immersive activities that bring you close to nature and depend entirely on the elements. Surfers and snowboarders have always drawn inspiration from each other and their respective communities, whether it’s modeling airs after snowboard and skateboard maneuvers or powder boards after the classic Bob Simmons…

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March 12, 2023

4 Unlikely Destinations with Thriving Surf Communities

There’s no denying that surfing is growing. Every day, new surfers are catching their first wave and falling in love with the art of wave riding. Our home on the North Shore of Oahu is a true surfer’s paradise. The wave at our North Shore Surf School on Turtle Bay is gentle, forgiving, and perfect…

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March 12, 2023

The Ultimate East Coast Surf Road Trip

  The eastern seaboard of the United States isn’t exactly known for stellar waves. While the West Coast and the Hawaiian Islands receive a hefty dose of surf tourism each year, the East Coast goes largely untouched by traveling surfers unless they’re from the region. The continental shelf on the East Coast stretches out hundreds…

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February 13, 2023

The Ultimate West Coast Surf Road Trip

Image Credit: Slyde Handboards   Nothing compares to a Hawaii surf trip. If you can’t make it all the way across the Pacific to the birthplace of surfing and the home of our North Shore surf school, a trip to the West Coast will do just fine. California has a special place in surf history….

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January 25, 2023

The Best Beginner Waves on the West Coast

California may not be the birthplace of surfing, but the state has played an instrumental role in the development of the sport and helped define surf culture. Famed waves like Malibu, San O, Steamer Lane, and Lower Trestles represent iconic chapters in surf history that helped push surfing to where it is today. For new…

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January 13, 2023

The JOB Surf Experience Ultimate Winter Surf Travel Guide

Image Credit: Stoked Surf Adventures While most US surfers pack their bags for surf trips during the summer, getting out of the cold and into your boardshorts/ bikini in the middle of winter is hard to beat. At JOB Surf Experience, we know a little something about winter surf travel. Our North Shore Surf School…

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December 16, 2022

The Best Longboard Waves in Hawaii and Beyond

Not all waves are created equal. Some waves are great for getting barreled. Some waves are perfect for carving turns, while others provide long, effortless rides. Depending on what style of surf craft you prefer to ride, your wave preference may be totally different than another surfer. If you’re at the forefront of surf progression…

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October 19, 2022

The Best Beginner Waves on the Planet

  Surf trips aren’t just for pros and experienced surfers. New surfers can use surf trips to progress rapidly, experience new cultures, and meet fellow travelers along the way. For every menacing world-class wave you’ve seen gracing the pages of a magazine, or on your Instagram feed, there’s a mellow, beginner-friendly wave somewhere nearby. Beginner…

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September 9, 2022

The Best Surf and Golf Combo Travel Destinations

If you’re planning a vacation, why not combine your passions into one epic trip? There aren’t many destinations around the world where you can pack in multiple activities in a day that you truly love. For many people, Hawaii is one of those rare travel destinations that truly has it all. Beyond the surf, the…

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August 15, 2022