Come surf with us! Our fun and safe surf lessons are offered year round, and they're customized for all levels of ability. We're proud to say they're the most comprehensive lessons you'll find in Tofino! 

Each lesson is three hours long and takes place at one of the many beautiful beaches in Tofino. We choose the beach based on the weather and wave conditions on the day of your lesson. This helps ensure you have ideal waves for learning how to surf! 

More reasons to surf with us:

  • Choose from group, private and family lessons
  • Five students per instructor - lots of personal attention!
  • All instructors are certified in CPR and First Aid in accordance with BCASI regulations
  • Lesson prices include ALL the necessary equipment for your 3-hour surf lesson
  • Want to keep surfing after your lessons? Simply add a rental to your order during the booking process!  


Ready to surf?  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. 

Regular Group Lesson

In this introductory lesson, you'll learn how to surf in a safe and fun group environment. We'll cover everthing you need to know to start surfing! Beginner level, ages 13+. 

Price: $85.00 per student

Private One-on-One Lesson

Would you prefer some focused, one-on-one instruction? Learn to surf or perfect your skills with your own private instructor. For all levels, especially intermediate or advanced.

Price: $159.00 per student

Private Group Lesson

Our private group lessons are tailored to the skill level of your group.  They're an ideal choice for couples,  groups of friends or for family groups that have less than four people. For all levels.

Price: $235.00 for 2 students
$ 85.00 for each additional student

Family Lesson

Learn to surf with your family and your own private instructor! This lesson is designed for families with young children (between 6 and 12 years), and focuses on their safety. For all levels, parental accompaniment required. 

Price: $349 for four or five students, less than four - please see our private group lessons. 

Price: $349.00 for 4 students
Up to a maximum of 5 students.

Two-day Experience Package Surf Camp

The ultimate beginner surf experience! Designed to give you a more in-depth introduction to surfing and get you past the beginner stage, this two-day progressive lesson package includes two lessons and gear rental for two days. You'll get plently of personal attention with a maximum of 10 people per camp. Beginner level, ages 13+.

*Please note: The Two-day Experience Package Camp runs Sat/Sun and Tues/Wed, June through September. All lessons are at 9:00am.

Price: $199.00 per student

What's better than learning how to catch some awesome Tofino waves? Learning with friends and family! At Pacific Surf School, we offer safe and fun group lessons for families, youth groups, schools, ESL groups, bachelor and bachelorette parties, and even entire wedding parties! 

Our group lessons are customized according to your group's skill level, and we offer discounts for groups of seven or more. Lesson times are flexible and chaperones always surf for free! 

To learn more, or to book your unforgettable group surfing experience, contact us today!  


At Pacific Surf School, there's nothing we love more than sharing the joy of surfing with everyone. That's why we provide adaptive surf lessons for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities. Our highly qualified instructors guide and assist students through each lesson while maintaining a fun and safe experience for everyone. 

We're proud to partner with several organizations to offer adaptive lessons, including: 

Power To Be

Camp Without Borders

Surf's UP Event - Sponsored by Ripcurl

B.C. Children’s Hospital

How can we make your surfing dreams come true? To learn more about our adaptive surf lessons give us a call today!


Surf Month 2016! 

Book a surf lesson with a buddy this October and receive $10 off each of your lessons! Explore the west coast this fall and get in Canada's Pacific waters.

* Must book two regular group lessons to receive the promotion price 

* Some restrictions may apply

* Must book your surf lesson by phone or email

Contact us to book your lesson today!

Over 60? Surf for Free!

If you're over 60 and accompanied by another paying guest, your surf lesson is free! To learn more about this three-hour lesson, check out the Regular Group Lessons description. 

*Some restrictions may apply

*Must book your surf lesson by phone or email

To book your surf lesson, contact us today!

Accommodation Partners

If you are staying with our friends at any of the following accommodation partners, your're eligible for a 10% discount on surf lessons! Please note: applies for walk-in, phone or email bookings only. 

Cox Bay Beach Resort

Middle Beach Lodge

Crystal Cove

Ocean Village

Tofino Vacation Rental Properties

Tofino Hostel

To take advantage of this special discount, drop by, give us a call or email us.