Tofino Surf Rentals

Everything you need to know about renting a surfboard, wetsuit, paddleboard or bike in Tofino

Tofino is one of the world best locations to learn how to surf. With 4 surfable beaches right in town, its easy to rent gear from either of our Swell Tofino locations and walk to the beach.

Prices for Tofino Surf rental gear

6 hour  1 day (24 hour) 2 day 3 day
Board & Wetsuit $53 $64 $109 $144
Surfboard $24 $29 $54 $74
Performance Surfboard $35 $40 $65 $85
Boogie Board $20 $20 $40 $60
Wetsuit $29 $35 $55 $70
Beach Cruise Bike $35 (4h) $45 $70 $90
Accessories (hood/gloves/boots)  $10  $10 $15 $15

Rent from either of two locations

Swell Tofino at Hotel Zed google maps link (open year round)
This is inside Hotel Zed to the right hand side of the parking lot. Its located on the inlet and right across the road from Chesterman Beach one of Tofino’s main surfing beaches.

Swell Tofino at Mackenzie Beach google maps link (open May to October)
This is on a calm paddleboarding beach, steps away from the water at the lower campground of Mackenzie Beach Resort which is beside Bella Pacifica Campground.

Swell’s easy, quick, and friendly Tofino Surf and Bike Rentals

Let’s live the Tofino beach life. We want to make your rental experience easy and efficient while providing you with all the information you need to have the best day in our little surf paradise!

We have all your Tofino beach life needs: Surfboards rentals including Soft Top Surfboards, Stand Up Paddleboard rentals, Wetsuit rentals, Boogie board rentals, Bike rentals and more!

You don’t need to pre-book, you can just show up. The benefit of pre-booking online is we have your gear ready and guaranteed for you when you arrive.

We do get very busy in the summer so if you know you’d like to get the gear, booking online is a good option in the summer.

Online rentals begin at 10am regardless of the time you collect your equipment. Online rentals are due back at 10am regardless of the time you collect your equipment. This is because we begin reserving your gear for you at 10am.

We have Surf Lessons available too!

It always helps to have someone show you the basics. We Also offer Tofino Surfing Lessons and Tofino Stand Up Paddleobarding lessons.

tofino surfing lesson


Know before you go:

We will point you in the right direction for the day when you come by for a surfboard, paddleboard, or bike rental.

We’re also passionate about helping people learn about the appropriate surf conditions. Here’s some of our favorite links below.

Check out Swell’s resources for seeing what are the surf conditions in Tofino:

Swell Forecast: Magicseaweed or Surfline

Bouy: La Perouse Bank

Wind Forecast: Environment Canada Marine Forecast

Swell Charts: Stormsurf

Tides: The only Correct Tide chart for Tofino – Environment Canada