Pacific Surf School
Pacific Surf School
5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Pacific Surf Company creates the opportunity for all to experience the life changing impact of the ocean. We've been spreading our love for surfing since 1998! As a company, we are proud to provide high quality lessons, exceptional rentals, create socially conscious apparel, and offer life changing experiences. We believe our customers deserve the best ocean experience possible, and understand that their time with us is much more than just a lesson or rental. We understand that its much more about a personalized ocean experience, not just the act of surfing.
Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

Awards
Travellers' Choice
2023

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(29 reviews)

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Sonia W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Amazing experience from start to finish. Answered all our questions and more by phone, helped accommodate a few unique challenges and when we arrived in Tofino - the team at the shop were awesome. Loved that we just showed up at beach and suits and boards were ready to go! Theo the instructor was welcoming, informative, patient and attentive. Photos are great too! Everything was perfect - HIGHLY recommend!
Written May 17, 2024
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Darin G
White Rock, Canada1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
We had a great time today with first time surfing lessons with the team at Pacific Surf Co. The instructors were awesome, knowledgable, encouraging and helpful. It was so much fun and would highly recommend giving these guys a go. Cheers!
Written May 12, 2024
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Jane-Alison M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Absolutely fantastic! We had an amazing group lesson with Charlie who was kind, clear, patient, knowledgeable, and an amazing surfer! We had a completely amazing time out in the ocean. The company was responsive and reliable. Highly recommend.
Written April 24, 2024
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Josh B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Pacific Surf Co. is awesome! We showed up unannounced (definitely book ahead, I’m sure they’d appreciate it!) and the crew was amazing about getting us set up with gear and a group lesson. They took care of everything and had great attitudes about it. Kris was a fantastic teacher, her instructions were really clear and she got us out on the water super quick. We all had a great time, Kris gave us really good feedback that got most of us who’d never surfed up on the boards within the hour. Would highly recommend!
Written March 31, 2024
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Angela L
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
I booked lessons for my daughters and 2 friends they had an amazing time !
Charlie was the instructor and he was very informative and made sure everyone in the group got some 1-1 attention.
Highly recommend this surf company we will be back !
Written March 25, 2024
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Zinda F
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Our grandsons (aged 9 and 11) had an amazing morning with Vince at Chesterman Beach. The 2 1/2 hour lesson was perfect and by the end of the lesson they were proudly able to stand and feel like they were surfing. Vince is an excellent instructor and the boys came away exhausted but thrilled with the whole experience. We highly recommend this group! Many thanks!!
Written March 15, 2024
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BronteBucket
Harrogate, UK1,469 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Our teenagers had a beginners surf lesson with Pacific Surf Company on our trip to Tofino. We registered with the HQ in town and then headed off to the designated beach for the day (Cox Beach) to meet the instructor. The girls were given good instruction on land before heading into the water. The instructor got hem both standing up. They had a great time and the back drop for their lesson was beautiful. They had a ball!
Written February 28, 2024
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Autumn R
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
My husband and I did not know what to expect when we signed up for a surfing lesson! Surfing in February seemed impossible but we learned that this is probably the most amazing time to surf! It was exhilarating being in the Pacific with our wetsuits on to keep us from freezing! Seth, our instructor, was top notch! He was incredibly knowledgeable, encouraging, and patient! Every time I looked at him he had a smile that showed he really loves what he does🙂 We are so thankful to Seth and the Pacific Surf Co. crew for showing us such an amazing new sport which we will continue to enjoy in the future! Surf on!
Written February 20, 2024
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Owner
British Columbia21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
3rd trip with these guys. Pros with family and fun. We could rent all the stuff and do the same thing but it's great to get the refresher for the kids and have one of their pro team help them while out of shape parents try to live young....ha ha. Really professionally run team, you won't be disappointed.
Written January 7, 2024
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Sam M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Vince is an awesome instructor! It was a perfect day, even though it was raining. While people looked cold and wet walking along the beach, we were nice and toasty in those thick wetsuits :)
Written December 22, 2023
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