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Tofino Surf School

381 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-522-0189
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Sparked a New Passion!

We took lessons from Tommy and Kimbo last week and it was the perfect day. From the moment we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CMorris08
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Calgary, Canada
Excellent school, Great people

My wfie and I took a lesson from Kim and it was excellent. Kim has a great teaching method, and I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gregory P
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Tofino Surf School is a local owner operated business. We offer small group sizes and personalized surf lessons. Surfing and teaching people how to surf is our passion. Tofino Surf School has taught thousands of people to surf young and old, including people with disabilities. We would love to get you started too!When you take a lesson with Tofino Surf School you have many options to choose from. You and your friends can opt to book a group lesson, you and your friends can join one of our scheduled lessons. You can can book a private 1-on-1 lesson or if you have some surf experience and your own equipment you can sign up for a surf guide where we show you the best surf spots and paddle out with you. You can give us a call and we will try our best to accommodate you.
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“private lesson” (24 reviews)
“group lesson” (17 reviews)
“great teacher” (9 reviews)
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381 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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+1 250-522-0189
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took lessons from Tommy and Kimbo last week and it was the perfect day. From the moment we walked into the school and everyone was really laid back and friendly. The guys were patient and funny, even when we were on the beach doing...More

Thank CMorris08
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wfie and I took a lesson from Kim and it was excellent. Kim has a great teaching method, and I was standing (ok not terribly long, but decidely upright) by the end of the lesson. Everyone at the school was pleasnt and helpful;. I...More

Thank Gregory P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time surfing and had an awesome time! Our instructor Kim was great and made sure everyone was able to get up and catch a wave, stoke was high. It was raining hard but as Kim explained, the surf here is actually better in the...More

Thank Jeremy F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time surfing and Tofino Surf School made it easy! Loved the 5:1 ratio of students to instructor... allowed for a lot of time for personalized sessions. Kim was an amazing and thorough instructor. 3 hr surf + wet suit + booties for only $70/person......More

Thank PeterPan1109
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surfing with Markus and Kim was awesome. I went with my three teenagers (18F, 15F, 13M) and we all loved it. The instructors were knowledgeable, patient and enthusiastic. We all got up within the first 15 minutes and there was no looking back. It was...More

Thank CanadianTraveler04
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I did a private session with Jordan and it was a blast. Water was cold, but with the wetsuits it wasn’t bad, although my wife had to take a few breaks to warm up. Progressed a lot with his help over the...More

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had fun! Marcus and Kauri were great instructors. We met at the office and drove to a nearby beach : the beach is a bay, between two beautiful forested peninsulas. The waves are predictable and beach is wide. The water is cold, but you...More

Thank Paul Z
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kim @ Tofino Surf School was awesome. He definitely knows his stuff and it shows as he passes it on to you. This made for a surprisingly short orientation before actually getting in to the water and trying our own hand at it. Even in...More

Thank kwillgrant
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic day out with Tofino Surf School! Chris (from Perth) was awesome! If you want to try surfing, don’t hesitate to book with Tofino Surf School and ask for Chris !! Thanks for a great day :)

Thank Ilovethebeach034
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time learning the basics with you guys. On day four of surfing and loving it! Will definitely come back 👍

Thank Steve B
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Roseanna K
28 February 2017|
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Response from lilly4155 | Reviewed this property |
Jeffro took our boards to the beach in his van. I'm not sure if he transports passengers as well. He's very helpful though, so i'm sure he can help you figure something out!
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Austin C
26 August 2016|
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Response from ilovberl | Reviewed this property |
hello, sorry for my late reply. That day they took us to Cox bay but I think they consider each day's weather conditions
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