Come surf with us! Our lessons are 3 hours long and take place at one of the many beautiful sandy beaches Tofino has to offer. We always pick the location on a daily basis depending on the current swell and weather conditions so that you always have the ideal wave to learn on.

Here's how we at Pacific Surf School make learing to surf so easy:

  • We offer group, private and family lessons to males and females of all ages, all year long.
  • 5:1 Student to instructor ratio to guarentee the personal attention you deserves.
  • All of our instructors are certified in CPR, First aid  all in accordance with BCASI regualtions.
  • Lesson prices include ALL the necessary equipment for your 3 hour surf lesson only.
  • If you want to surf longer than 3 hours, simply add a rental to your order.  

* All prices in Canadian dollars

Regular Group Lesson

This lesson will introduce you to the sport of surfing in a safe, fun, group environment. It is a comprehensive introduction covering every aspect of surfing - aimed at beginner level. For ages 13 yrs+.

Price: $ 79.00 per student

Private One-on-One Lesson

This lesson will consist of just yourself and your own private instructor - ideal for the intermediate to advanced surfer, or for those people who feel they would benefit from focused 1-on-1 instruction.

Price: $ 135.00 per student

Private Group Lesson

Tailored to the level of your group, this lesson will consist of just your group and one instructor - ideal for couples or groups of friends.

Price: $135.00 for the 1st student
$ 79.00 for each additional student

Family Lesson

Designed for families with young children (between 6yrs & 12yrs). These lessons will consist of just your family and your own instructor - with the emphasis being on the safety of the children. Parental accompaniment required.

Price: $159.00 for 2 students
$ 50.00 for each additional student

Experience Package

This is the ultimate begginer 2-day progressive surf package designed to give you the ultimate surf experience. It includes two lessons and gear rental for 2 days, perfect for anyone who wants more indepth instruction and those looking to improve their skill past the beginner stage. This packages has a max of 10 people so you get all the personal attention you deserve!

The Experience package runs Sat/Sun and Tues/Wed and both lesson are at 9:00am and is for age 13 yrs+ only,  available June through September.

Price: $ 179.00 per student

We believe that everyone can enjoy surfing on our breath-taking rainforest coast. Pacific Surf School works with individuals and organizations to help people with physical and/or cognitive disabilities experience the joy of surfing. Our instructors are fully certified and have experience working with every level of ability. An instructor will assist and guide participants throughout the lesson while maintaining a fun and safe environment for everyone involved.  Pacific Surf School is proud to have partnered with  Power to be Adventure therapy, Camp without Boards,  Surfs Up Event and B.C. Children’s hospital.

Give us a call today and we will work with you to make your surfing dream a reality!


If you’re looking to have a coastal experience that’ll last a lifetime, you've come to the right place!

Surfing the sandy beaches in Tofino is exciting and unique, and our instructors will help get you and your friends in the water and on your feet. We teach family groups; youth, school, and ESL groups; bachelor and bachelorette parties; and even entire wedding parties. Whoever you’re with, we’ll work with your group’s needs to tailor a surf experience that is unforgettable. Pacific Surf School offers discounted rates for groups of 6 or more, lesson timing is flexible, and chaperone's surf for free!

Call us directly to book your group in today!


February Learn to Surf Special

Never surfed before? We want your first time surfing to be with us! We offer our regular beginner surf lesson every Thursday in the month of February for only $49.99 per person for those who have never tried surfing.  The lesson is 3 hours and it includes all the gear you will need for surfing.  For more info on this lesson check out our regular group surf lesson on our lessons page.  

*Based on 2 people

*Can not be used with any other discount or special.

*Lesson MUST be booked via phone, e-mail or in person

Family Spring Getaway Special

Book a family surf lesson for 3 people with us through March or April and the 4th person goes for free! Be sure to follow Toursim Tofino to find out how you can pair this deal with a free ferry ride if coming from the main land! 

*Lesson must be prebooked 24 hrs in advance and can not can not be with any other discount or special

*If booking on line please book for 3 people and add the 4th persons sizing info in the notes section. Or feel free to book via phone or email. 

Over 60? Your surf lesson is on us!

If accompanied by another paying guest any one over 60 years old can join us on our regular group surf lesson for free. Some restrictions may apply, call us for details. Over the phone or e-mail reservations only. 

Accommodation Partners

If you are staying with our friends at Cox Bay Beach Resort, Middle Beach Lodge, Crystal Cove, Ocean Village or Marina West we would like to extend a 10 % discount off any of our any lesson prices.  Please note these discounts apply to walk in and over the phone bookings.