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Pacific Surf School

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Here at Pacific Surf School, we’ll have you riding the waves faster than you ever imagined! Voted #1 Surf School in Tofino, & Top 10 Surf Schools in the World (National Geographic, 2012); where else would you want to learn? We make it easy (and...more
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441 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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All reviews group lesson private lesson private group hour lesson great instructor wet suits these guys green waves learn how amazing experience cox beach cold water highly recommend this company a lot of fun highlight of our trip vancouver island pss
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having never surfed before, I was excited but a little apprehensive when we signed up for a private two-person lesson with the Pacific Surf Company in Tofino. But I had no need to worry, we were in great hands. Our instructor Adam, is very experienced...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Thanks for a great lesson. I had a lot of fun and Sam is an excellent teacher, totally calm and relaxed. I enjoyed it and found it tough and fun at the same time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

We're from the lower mainland but finally made our way to Tofino for a vacation. We immediately signed up for a surf lesson and got Annie, a really awesome gal from Australia. I may be biased, but Aussie surfers are the best because Annie was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laura H
Reviewed October 9, 2018

My wife and son and I joined the group lesson (10 students in the group). The lesson was at Cox beach, nice and big beach with tons of space and extremely good waves for beginners. Our instructors were very funny but also very good at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike P
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Despite the fact I grew up in Devon in the UK, and the coast and Cornwall is so close, I still had never surfed whilst others I know definitely have, and continue to! But while on holiday in Canada and on Vancouver Island, my other...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dan B
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We’ve surfed a little before but are not experienced and we don’t know the area so we wondered into the office for a chat. The staff were really welcoming and helpful. We ended up booking a 2-1 lesson with Koa, he was a great instructor....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Signed my kids (15 and 14) up for surf lessons here and within an hour they were up and at it. Great staff at this school. All the instructors were engaged and focused on making this a great experience for everyone in the classes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jason W
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Our surf coach Koa was good- natured and very positive. He had tons of surf experience around the world and passed this on to us. Overall- just about a perfect surf day..... Mat

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

I spent $500 with pacific surf school this weekend with my husband. Took a group lesson on the first day, a private lesson second day, and rented surfboards the third day. During the lesson on the first I was really struggling, and everyone else (also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M P
TurtleSalmon, General Manager at Pacific Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi there, My name is Olivia and I am a General Manager at Pacific Surf Company. First and foremost I want to personally apologize for the less than perfect experience you had with us. All of your comments are definitely heard and will be taken...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

The people at Pacific Surf School are amazing! Our whole afternoon was well-organized from beginning to end and lead by knowledgeable, supportive, friendly instructors. We had Koa, Patrick and Annie who were all really fantastic. They were always positive and attentive to all participants in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Meg S
March 28, 2017|
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Just surfing lessons!