"Woohoo! This is my kind of fun" The Globe & Mail

"Surf Sister is supportive & encouraging" BC MAGAZINE

"The lessons were a real blast & I don't think I've ever had a better time playing in the waves." Chris Gailus - Global TV



There’s nothing like catching your first wave, and once you stand up for the first time you’ll know the feeling; it’s pure stoke and smiles, and you’re instantly hooked. Come on out and learn to surf on the beautiful sandy beaches of Tofino with our fun and experienced crew of all female instructors. With over 100(!) combined years of teaching experience over 16 years, we have the skills and technique to take you from beginner to surfer in a safe and supportive environment. We’re with you every step, giving you the tips and pointers you need to progress.

All Surf Sister instructors meet the requirements for safety and training as determined by the British Columbia Association of Surf Instructors (BCASI) and hold certificates for Standard First Aid, CPR, and Lifesaving. We are also the only surf school in Canada to be accredited by the National Surf School and Instructors Association (NSSIA) which is the highest governing body in the surf instruction industry in North America.

So what are you waiting for? Join us for the experience of a lifetime. Rain or shine, all year long, we’re out there having a blast, sharing our passion for waves.