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Surf Sister Surf School

625 Campbell St., Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
250-725-4456
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Ranked #8 of 20 Attractions in Tofino
Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW 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
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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19 attraction reviews
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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
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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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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The instructors are superb, thorough and fun. This was our first surfing experience and definitely not our last! Location varies daily - they take you where the waves are. Sun, cloud or mist, there's not much that can beat surfing in Tofino. We can't wait to do a few more lessons this August!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I participated in Surf Sister's 5 day progressive surf camp and had an absolute blast! There was a lot of individual attention and our instructor, Kate, was the best! We learned a lot of the 'ins and outs' of surfing with very informative sessions. Then.. taking it to the water, you could actually see how you progressed each day. All... More

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Stanwood, Washington
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a BLAST learning to surf from two amazing woman who are fantastic teachers and very patient! Will be back for round 2 next summer!

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Tofino, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I've taken two lessons with Surf Sisters, both have been outstanding. I recently had a Day Two lesson with Kate, who is an absolutely stunning instructor. The lesson began with a lot of theory, and there were so many 'aha' moments and 'oh yes, now I realize what I've been doing wrong'. Every word she spoke, my friend Kate and... More

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