May 27th, 2024

No more searching around the web for answers. We’ve collected all of your questions about our surfing lessons and answered them here   SURFING LESSONS FAQ:   Do you offer surf lessons? Yes, we run daily lessons all year round. During winter there’s only 1 lesson a day, and …


May 14th, 2024

We are stoked to announce that we’ve opened our second location at Mackenzie Beach (Tin Wis) for the summer of 2024!! 🥳 Located right on the beach, it is the perfect spot for everyone who wants to hop on a stand-up paddleboard (SUP), without having to transport the gear. …

2024 Rip Curl Nationals Are Coming To Tofino

2024 Rip Curl Nationals surfing competition
April 15th, 2024

What is the Surf Canada Nationals comp? Rip Curl Nationals is a surfing competition, part of the CANAM Open series, where women and men compete over a 3 day period in official ISA (International Surfing Association) age categories and disciplines.   Where & When? April 19-21, 2024 at Cox …

Rent bikes on your Tofino vacay!

March 23rd, 2024

We have slick beach cruisers so you can explore the amazing wonders of Tofino! Start at Chocolate Tofino for ice cream, roll to Tofino’s first street dock for the view (and maybe a quick pit stop at Savary Island Pie Co.), then hit the Tofino Brewery before zipping off …

Rent or lesson? What’s best for you?

March 15th, 2024

If you’ve never surfed before then taking a lesson with one of our fabulous Swell instructors is for you!  In the lesson, you will learn: How to be safe in the water How to manage your equipment, ie: getting your surfboard off your car and to the beach, putting …

Happy International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2024

A big happy International Women’s Day from all the team here at Swell!  We have local ladies performing amazingly on the world stage, but this is an appreciation to all of those who brave the chilly waters in Tofino on a regular basis. Most sports are male dominated and …