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Surf the Greats

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“Surf the greats is the best”
Sep 13, 2018
“Surf the Greats”
We provide standup paddleboarding lessons and tours of Toronto harbour, islands, and beaches. We are also the only surf school certified by the International Surfing Association offering visitors and city dwellers regular surf lessons on the Great...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
260 Carlaw Ave | Unit 102, Toronto, Ontario M4M 3L1, Canada
East End
+1 647-479-8969
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surf the greats is seriously THE BEST!! I first tried surfing in Maui when I was 14 (now 23) fell in love with it and knew that it was a feeling I would be chasing after for the rest of my life. Coming home it...More

2  Thank Lauren W
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Great place to go get hyped on surfing. They are building a great surf culture here for everyone. I have had great experiences here from movie nights to increasing my Great Lakes board quiver. Went in looking for one type of board but with some...More

2  Thank Brad P
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Surf the Greats has been part of my life for nearly two years, and I honestly don’t know where I’d be without this supportive, driven and welcoming organization. I first learned about Surf the Greats through a Google search, and attended one of Antonio’s wave...More

2  Thank Emily G
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Just what this city has been missing! An authentic surf shop with positive vibes and incredible coffee. I was surprised to find an authentic acai bowl as well - best I've had since my trip to Hawaii. A welcome addition to the neighbourhood here in...More

1  Thank pendergastgreg
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I first came across Surf the Greats through their Instagram account. I visited their shop for the first time with my little girls in Spring and couldn't believe this actually existed in Toronto. So cool! Their staff was extremely friendly and welcoming, making us feel...More

2  Thank topaddlemom
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I've been to the Surf the Greats shop a few times and it's always a great experience. The staff is friendly and welcoming plus they have great coffee! If you're looking for a great community vibe this is the place.

3  Thank Hillary F
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Both my gf and I have bought surfboards, paddle boards, gear & gone to their amazing events and a few SUP excursions. I love how community-focused they are and have always had fun. Every time I'm at the shop or on the water with them...More

4  Thank mattmanhire
Reviewed July 25, 2018

The owner EXTREMELY is extremely awful!! RUDE and unprofessional. I asked him to clarify information, he then got defensive and yelled "take your business elsewhere." He began to get verbally aggressive, I tried to defuse but he continued on a rampage. Was surprised at how...More

Thank Themanyfaced G
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

We just came back from an amazing surf trip to Chicama- Peru with Surf The Greats. I’ve been surfing with them for years but this is the first surf trip overseas together and let me tell you... They rock! Right from the beginning with the...More

3  Thank rustyreef
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community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or
night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its
thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more
relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection
of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets,
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