The Tofino, BC area is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. Sandy beaches and majestic mountains combine for the ultimate surfing experience. There are a number of surf shops in the area providing equipment rentals and lessons as well as selling gear and clothing. Catching the West Coast Vancouver Island waves has quickly become one of the most popular activities in the Tofino area for both locals and tourists.
Riders from all over the world travel to surf Tofino’s many sandy beaches and coves. Some of the best surfing in Tofino is right in in front of The House on Chesterman Beach, the chosen spot for the 2010 O’Neill Coldwater Classic competitions! There are also many additional surf locations that can easily accommodate every level of surfer.