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Address: 381 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-522-0189
Fee: Yes

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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My husband, 2 teenage kids and myself took a surf lesson from jeff on March break. He is chillaxed and a great teacher, you can tell he really loves surfing !!! even in the... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, 2 teenage kids and myself took a surf lesson from jeff on March break. He is chillaxed and a great teacher, you can tell he really loves surfing !!! even in the pouring rain we had so much fun. He used our camera to capture some really great photos of us as well . You will definitely have... More 

Thank Annofgreengables
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really good time out on the ocean with the spanish surf teach Tete. Gave us some good pointers and even dropped us and our boards off at our camp site. 5/5 would recommend surf school and lessons from tete

Thank Luke H
Burnaby, British Columbia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went to Tofino for kicks & giggles, but also to try our hand at surfing again! The reviews for Tofino Surf School are definitely well founded. Jeffro was awesome, he took us last minute for a surf and taught us really excellent skills and tips that made a huge difference for us. For me in particular,... More 

Thank Kiyomes
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had an amazing experience at the Tofino Surf School. It was our first time surfing and we got such a valuable teaching lesson. We only spent a few minutes on the sand to get orientated and then hit the waves! Jeff offered one on one help/support when needed. He made the experience very fun and positive! He has a... More 

Thank mackenzie352
Campbell River, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Jeffro was very accommodating to our timetable. I was able to get a lot out of his step by step, methodical direction and tips to be able to surf at Chestermans! Equipment/suits were in great condition! Would definitely recommend TSS for successful westcoast surfing!

Thank lilly4155
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

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 

Thank CharliBlanchard
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Reviewed 17 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.

Thank Joe N
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 8 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.

Thank erinshellington
North Vancouver
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3 reviews
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 

Thank 215kylei
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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 

Thank Cora G

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