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Fantastic coaching! Loved working with Kate!

I arrived for my week long surf camp never having been on a board and with a lot of fear of getting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amalia W
Instructive lessons, great experience!

We completed both the Day One & Day Two lessons with Surf Sister, and we had an absolute blast. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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625 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived for my week long surf camp never having been on a board and with a lot of fear of getting in the water but Kate put me at ease from the moment I met her. She was kind, incredibly knowledgeable, an attentive and...More

Thank Amalia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We completed both the Day One & Day Two lessons with Surf Sister, and we had an absolute blast. Our instructors were Olivia, Jade, and Jordan. Each was very informative, and so patient and helpful with all of the students! I didn't think I'd be...More

Thank TB3410
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic surf lesson on Cox beach with Gwen. Myself and 2 teenage daughters had a semi private lesson for 3 hours. Really great instruction in basic safety and surf technique meant that we all had a wonderful time. Success both in terms...More

Thank chris & jenny s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is friendly, encouraging and precise with their lessons and advice. I only had two days to surf so I took a day1 group lesson, then a day2 private lesson. I wasn't sure if I would have enough time to learn, but I am...More

Thank yianni_rx7
Reviewed August 19, 2018

These Sisters are the real deal. They have so much knowledge, patience, kindness, and good humor! Their approach to teaching is wonderful, especially their "Day 2" group and private lessons. During these lessons, they provide quite a bit of theory, including reading surf reports and...More

Thank FujiMountain
Reviewed August 17, 2018

I have always dreamed of surfing, but wasn't sure that my curves would be conducive to it. I signed up anyways, and then proceeded to have anxiety about it for months leading up to the start of camp. Like most things I get worked up...More

Thank SunBleachedBlonde
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We booked a family lesson for the four of us 1 adult and 3 teens. Our instructor was gwen and she was so positive and knowledgeable. Our family had such a great time not only learning the techniques for surfing but also learning everything we...More

Thank ryflies
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Surf Sister is the best. I have taken multiple group and private lessons with them over the last year. Most recently, I took a private lesson with Gwen - who helped me paddle out for the first time!!! - and a family group lesson with...More

Thank Isabel W
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We booked a family private lesson for the four of us (2x 40-ish + 8 yr old boy + 10 yr old girl). The initial booking experience was fantastic. We had already read the info on the Surf Sisters site but when we called, they...More

Thank marknca
Reviewed August 1, 2018

My 8-year-old daughter and husband took a private lesson with Danni while we were visiting Tofino in mid-July. I love how they set kids up for success by using a big board and then wrangling it in the surf for them so that they can...More

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