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Address: 381 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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+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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AMAZING!!!!

My husband and I are on our honeymoon and we just got back from our first ever surf lesson with Darren from Tofino Surf School. It was AWESOME!! Darren is very knowledgeable and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2016
Tasha P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are on our honeymoon and we just got back from our first ever surf lesson with Darren from Tofino Surf School. It was AWESOME!! Darren is very knowledgeable and gave us the basics without an information overload. We had LOADS of time in the water to practice and we left exhausted and exhilarated. It was sooooo... More 

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I've always wanted to try surfing and there you go, my first chance to try it came during my Tofino trip! i took a group lesson at Jeff's school and I am very happy with my choice. It was so much fun to try, of course it takes more than just one lesson to learn, but still i would definitely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We can't say enough about these guys - from the first email contact when we were looking for a private group lesson including adults and children - Jeffro was so accommodating (and best price offered as well!!). Everything was so well organized - and keeping our lot (4 children + 6 adults) heading in the same direction was a challenge... More 

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Squamish, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I found that the staff and my daughters teacher Jeffro to be excellent. He was patient with great instructions. My daughter of 8 years old loved it very much. Now she wants to go back as soon as possible to do more surfing. Looks like another surfer in the family.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Me and my 2 friends had such a good time having surf lessons with Tofino Surf School. The girl in the reception was really helpful and gave us all the instructions we asked. Although, we have never surfed before, our instructor Darren was really kind and patient with us, giving us a lot of attention and encouragement. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Cannot say more about this company!!! Most reasonably priced I found ($70 per person all inclusive for 3 hour lesson with boards, wetsuits and instructor), fantastic instructors (thanks Jeffro, you're the best!!) and an incredibly professional, happy and fun group. Went to Cox Bay, got a good on land session with some key pointers, and every member from our group... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience. First time for 60ish dad and daughter. Got up many times thanks to Darren ' s excellent pointers. Jeffro runs a fabulous grassroots school without all the bells and whistles that some of the other schools seem to feel the need for. Zendra was very helpful booking us in. Equipment was clean and in good shape. Staff was... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I booked a private lesson and recieved the most amazing instructor Court! He not only taught us the sport of surfing but also the lifestyle and we both came away from the lesson with more than just learning how to surf. We enjoyed our time chilling out in the water just as much as riding the waves.... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

What a great time. We found Tofino Surf School well organized. The instructions were clear and easy to follow. The wetsuits were good and necessary. The Instructors - Jeff and Wes were patient and fun. Appreciated the Student price - best one in town. An instructor for 3 people was perfect The instructors were encouraging and positive with the students.... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

5 guys on a bachelor party, none of us had surfed before. Our surf instructor, I think his name was Jeff, was totally awesome. Gave us a quick lesson on how to get up on the board in a few easy to follow steps, and got us in the water right away. He gave personal attention to each of us... More 

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