Vancouver Island, British Columbia surfing adventures can range from mild to extreme depending on the weather. Summer is generally the warmest and the waves are the most mildest which is an ideal environment for those just learning the art of surfing. Many experienced surfers enjoy the fall and winter season when the big storms pound the coast, sending monster waves crashing to shore.
Communities on Vancouver Island which have the best selection of surf shops are Tofino and Ucluelet on the west coast of Vancouver Island near the Pacific Rim National Park. Some of the best surfing beaches are located in the park like Long Beach, and Cox Bay. Jordan River (Sooke) is another growing surfing desitnation on the island.
To plan and research your next surfing experience with a Vancouver Island surf shop please visit our communities on this website. In each Vancouver Island community is an "Attraction" category which lists participating surf companies or for a quick find use our website search feature.
Under the "Parks, Trails and Places" category in each community there are information pages detailing surfing beach destinations.