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We had a surf lesson with Josh as part of a family (kids aged 8 and 9) trip to BC. This is the second time we have done this on trips 2 years apart. We had a fantastic experience both times. This time Josh was brilliant with the kids. He gave us adults good advice whilst all the time getting the kids up on the board. Pacific Surf is very professional in all aspects. Organised, friendly and top notch. The photos that their photographer took are also incredible. We wouldn’t look anywhere else when surfing in Tofino. ~ Surfed August 2018

Our instructor Adam, is very experienced and brings a lot of passion and patience to his instruction. He focused on the fundamentals, providing a great overview of the basics and emphasizing safety while in the water. Overall, it was an amazing few hours in the Chesterman surf. We will definitely be back for another lesson, and will recommend the Pacific Surf Company to others. ~ Surfed January 2019

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 teaching how to surf. It's really worth it! The gear was quite new, and even though it was October it was totally warm and comfortable the entire lesson. ~ Surfed October 2018

My wife and I took out first surf lesson ever yesterday and had a blast! Or instructor was Jill and she was amazing! The instruction was thorough, and informative. Safety was explained to a point where we would feel comfortable going alone next time. Would recommend to anyone who wants to learn how to surf. ~ Surfed October 2016

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. ~ Surfed September 2018

Surf Lessons - Overview

We can't wait to surf with you!

We believe that everyone should be able to experience the magic that the west coast has to offer, and what a better way than getting in the water? We have a passion for surfing and a love for teaching.

Pacific Surf School is proud to offer the most comprehensive lessons you'll find in Tofino! Our fun and safe surf lessons are offered year round, and customized for all levels of ability. Each lesson is a three hour experience and takes place at one of the many beautiful beaches in Tofino. 

How we make your experience unforgettable:

  • We offer group, private, and family lesson options - choose what works best for you!
  • Our maximum student to instructor ratio is 5:1 - so lots of personal attention!
  • All of our instructors have been carefully chosen - meaning we are a cohesive, fun loving team. All instructors are certified in CPR & First Aid in accordance with BCASI regulations. 
  • Lesson prices include ALL the necessary equipment for your 3-hour surf lesson
  • We offer professional photography services to capture your west coast experience. 

 Want more? We will offer you unbeatable rental prices & quality gear to continue on practicing the skills you've learnt during your lesson. 

Book your surf lessons online by following the links below, or feel free to contact us any time for bookings or questions.

* All prices in Canadian dollars. Prices do not include gratuity.