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Live To Surf - The Original Tofino Surf Shop

1180 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-4464
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Great experience with a fantastic instructor!

We had an excellent time with our instructor, Hugo. Before we even hit the water he gave us great... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Cindy L
Outstanding experience! Great Staff!

It was my first surfing experience and it was one of the best things I did so far in Canada! The... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2017
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Wanna Have Fun? We can help!Located in Tofino BC, on the west coast of Canada, Live To Surf is the Original Tofino Surf Shop that was established back in 1984 & is your 1 stop surf shop offering everything you need; Sales, Rentals & Lessons. We can accommodate first timers to expert board riders with our friendly and knowledgeable staff that are ready to help you. Come to the shop with experience. Live To Surf
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We had an excellent time with our instructor, Hugo. Before we even hit the water he gave us great instructions on the safety aspects of the sport. Once we hit the surf he coached each of us individually at the level we were at. He...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

It was my first surfing experience and it was one of the best things I did so far in Canada! The wetsuits you receive during the surf lessons are very good and new and the surf constructors are super encouraged to improve your technique. It...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

My husband and I had a surfing in August while on an RV holiday on Vancouver Island. The whole holiday was amazing but our morning surfing was one one of the best. Neither of us had tried surfing before and weren't sure that we were...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We signed up for a family class. Two adults and two 7 year olds. I had surfed before but decided to tag along. Jason our instructor was very good and took the time to explain surf safety. Everyone enjoyed the class and I wouldn't hesitate...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

I can't say enough good things about Live to Surf!! The booking process for myself & 3 friends was super seamless & easy. The location of the shop is easy to find, and I love the little area that its in!! But most importantly, our...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

We went surfing in September, in the rain! We absolutely loved it. We were in the 930am group session but were the only ones in it, so was more like a private lesson. We also had the beach to ourselves for the first hour. It...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

We book in a group lesson on September. The instructors: Gaby, Tete and Alesio were really helpful. Tete explain everything in both English and Spanish, so it was easier to follow instructions. I highly recommend the school if you are in Tofino for some surfing...

Thank Maria F
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Went for a family lesson (5 people varying ages) on a rainy morning. Despite the weather all of us had an absolute blast! Our instructor, Tete, was enthusiastic, encouraging and fun while simultaneously being very cognoscente of our safety. Though not all of us were...More

Thank Ella K
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We booked a family lesson for five extended family members aged 11 to it's-none-of-your-business. Our instructor, Tete, was enthusiastic, patient, and paid a good amount of attention to safety. Even with the rain we all had fun and congratulated ourselves on our various levels of...More

Thank Sandra A
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Had an amazing lesson with Jason who was very patient and encouraging. Definitely do it again. Thanks guys.

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