Unforgettable Tofino Surfing!

Beautiful rainforests, sandy beaches and the perfect waves...join us for an unforgettable surfing experience in Tofino. We've been teaching surfing here since 1998. There's no place we'd rather be, and nothing we'd rather do.

Tofino Surfing Lessons

Voted #1 surf school in Tofino, and featured in National Geographic’s Top Ten, Pacific Surf School offers the most thorough surf lessons you’ll find in Tofino. Our highly qualified instructors teach fun and safe lessons for all ages and abilities.

Winner! National Geographic Top 10 in the World

Surfboard & Wetsuit Rentals

Get the gear you need to get out and enjoy Tofino’s awesome waves. No ill-fitting wetsuits or bad boards here – our high quality surfboards, rental gear, and extensive local surfing knowledge will help you make the most of your time on the water.

Summer Surf Camps

Tofino's first complete surf camps! Learn surfing fundamentals, perfect your pop-up and master your wave catching while learning about Canadian surf culture at one of our multi-day surf camps.

Discover Surfing!

October is SURF MONTH in Tofino! Join us for perfect waves, uncrowded beaches and unbeatable deals on surf lessons and surf rentals all month!

Surf Camps

Pacific Surf School  has partnered with The Tofino Travel Company to offer you a unique chance to spend a week at the beach learning the skills to surf all around the world. Our Complete Surf Week includes:

  • 15+ hours of surf coaching
  • Video analysis of your surf sessions
  • Gear and transportation of all the gear to your lessons
  • Accommodations & meals
  • An expert guide to help you make the most of your stay

Catch the Moment!

We are pleased to announce the addition of two professional photographers to our team!  

Paul and Stephen will be on ALL our 9am and 2pm surf lessons this summer snapping pictures of you and your loved ones as you lean to ride the waves. Photo's are available after the lesson for viewing and purchase. 

*Photography available at other lesson times upon request only.

See What Others Are Saying About us!

What's it like to surf with us? Read what people are saying about Pacific Surf School! 
"My daughter and I had an unbelievably fun afternoon with our instructor Brad. Don't change a thing!"    -Heather from Vancouver

Travel Tips

  • Not sure how to get to Tofino?
  • Need fun things to do when your done surfing?
  • Looking for a place to stay while you're here?

We know the best things to see and do in Tofino. Follow the links below to the inside scoop! 

Hire a Surf Guide

If you're not new to surfing and you just want someone to show you around the local beaches or help you perfect your skills, you can hire one of our experienced surf guides. 

Surf Guide service:

  • $79.00 for the first hour, $35 for each additional hour
  • Max of 4 people
  • Gear and transportation not included