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Address: 381 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-522-0189
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Tofino Surf School is a local owner operated business. We offer small group...

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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Really awesome experience with fun instructors

My boyfriend and I took a private couples surf lesson with Nancy and she was amazing. A really fun lady who clearly loves her job. She had us up on our boards right away catching... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I took a private couples surf lesson with Nancy and she was amazing. A really fun lady who clearly loves her job. She had us up on our boards right away catching waves. They also have a good deal for rentals with your surf lesson if you'd like to go on your own after which we took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great people with good gear and pricing. Very flexible and relaxed. We rented boards and gear for 4 people for 5 days. Definately will rent again next year. Suits were clean and boards were in good shape.

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Thank Joe N
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Jeff was an excellent instructor - we were first time surfers and got up on the first wave. We spent lots of time in the water and he made sure we had a great time - even on a cold and rainy day on Thanksgiving weekend.

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Thank erinshellington
North Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I booked a private lesson with Jeffro for our anniversary. Jeffro's technique to coaching for both the dry land and in-water sessions made surfing a TON of fun! We were able to get up on the boards after the 2nd or 3rd try. With each wave we caught, we gained more confidence and Jeffro encouraged us to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We book a surf lesson at the end of septemper and even though it was a rainy and cold day the lesson was amazing. With the 5mm wetsuits given to us you don't feel the freezing Pacific Ocean and our instructor Nancy was great! She gave us some safety tips first and then some surf theory and then we got... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Jeff and Nancy were great. Nancy (our teacher for the lesson) taught us important fundamentals that helped us exceed our own expectations of how we would fare for our first time on a board. We feel that we are good to go on our own next time, but wouldn't oppose to paying for further instructions and being in the company... More 

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Thank Curt P
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We only had one day in Tofino and I'm so glad we spent half of it in a surf lesson with Nancy. Her style of teaching us the basics (on land) was simple and to the point then she let us out in the waves to try it out ourselves. Her feedback was spot on and both my boyfriend and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Spent 5 days in Tofino during a mini heat wave in late Aug 2016. Completely underestimated how busy this little town would be and did not book any activities in advance. Checked out the top 3 surf Schools on TripAdvisor, one was booked solid, one didn't bother to call me back ... things weren't looking good. Enter Tofino Surf School.... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We booked a lesson with 2 instructors to handle 4 Adults & 2 Kids and it worked out really well. Jeff and Nancy made sure we all managed to get up and surf with a slight emphasis towards the kids.....as every parent knows 'if the kids are happy, your'e happy'. ..Jeff is so enthusiastic it was infectious and he clearly... More 

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Thank sherro67
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Amazing beach with great waves, we had so much fun! Great teachers explaining everything really well, also to our kids!

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