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Surf Sister Surf School

625 Campbell St., Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Ranked #26 of 43 Activities in Tofino
Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics, Adventure
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English first
Portland, Oregon, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Not sure if this is the correct use of the vernacular, but it seems fitting. Loved it, my partner and I both had a great time and learned everything we need to know in order to achieve surfing enlightenment. I was always put off by the idea of surf instruction, and thought it was more of a self-disciplined, learn the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I completed a 3-day surf camp through Nicole from Surf Sister. She was the bomb! Her lessons were simple yet packed with valuable information. The feedback she provided during and after the lessons were also amazing, helping me get the technique just right. I would definitely recommend booking through Surf Sister for any of your surfing needs! I will also... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We booked a family lesson (2.5 hours) to learn to surf. The time flew by so fast. We really enjoyed the lesson - it was a bit hands off (but I think that just getting out and trying it was part of the point), but I (the most nervous of the group) didn't feel pushed - our instructor was fine... More

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Tofino, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I booked a private lesson for my daughter and she loved it! She said it was the best day ever, with the best instructor ever! Lindsay, our instructor, walked her through the safety, the basics and then spent the rest of the lesson making sure she had a great time and loves surfing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

We booked nine persons' family package at 1:30, at 12:15, we know we are going to be late, ( Cause we scheduled whale watching in the morning).we called their store to notify them, nobody answered the phone, we still trying, until 1:20, someone picked up the phone, and said that's fine just arrived ASAP, so we had a quick lunch... More

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SurfSisterTofino, Manager at Surf Sister Surf School, responded to this review

My apologies that you were not satisfied. There was some miscommunication as the product you received was not what you were looking for. Your party had signed up for a private lesson, which is typically 2.5 hours long. You were told to arrive at 1:00pm and your party arrived after 2:00pm. If you are to show up late for the... More

Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great instructor on the Day Two group (only 4 in the group), using sand to make diagrams and explain the wave formations and direction of surf. Most information I have ever received from a lesson and we've been all around the world (Hawaii, Costa Rica, Huntington Beach, Los Cabos, etc). Highly recommend! for MEN and Women not just girls!

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Almost first-time surfers, we took the group beginners class. Amy, our instructor, was upbeat and very helpful. She went over basic rules, safety concerns, etc. and then we spent the rest of the 3-hour lesson in the water, learning to surf. They provide wetsuits and boards. The instructor spent time with every participant, making sure to provide tips on how... More

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Vancouver, BC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Knowledgeable, supportive and fun instructors (all experienced surfers), made for informative lessons with lots of time on the water. As an enthusiastic novice surfer my abilities significantly improved doing their two-day group lesson. This is the second time I have taken lessons with Surf Sister, and I do not hesitate to recommend them, they are amazing!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
20 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in Tofino a couple nights and wanted to fill and afternoon for kids. Nice shop in Tofino, family orientated. Meet at cox beach after doing paperwork. A little walk with boards from parking lot, beach busy with several other surf lesson groups. About 2 hours from putting on wet suits to end, about an hour out and hour in... More

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Toronto, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Learning to surf was on my bucket list and Surf Sister did not disappoint. We took our family (10 yrs and 7 yrs) and we all had a great time. Our teacher was Chantal and she was kind, positive and patient. She was lovely with both of our boys. Both our kids got up and my husband and I had... More

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