Surfing At Pacific Sands


Are you a guest at Pacific Sands Beach Resort and would like to go surfing? We have great news for you! The Surf Sister Surf Shack is located on site beside Surfside Grill, steps from your rental unit. No need to drive into town, just walk over and sign up for a lesson or grab rental gear. With warm showers, towels, lockers, changing facilities and complimentary beverages, there’s no need to go anywhere else!

Surf Sister staff are on site to assist you daily from 9:00am-5:00pm between March and October.

Lessons and rentals out of the Surf Shack is exclusive to Pacific Sands guest only.

Contact us at 1-250-725-3322 ext 114.



All lessons run out of the Surf Shack located at Pacific Sands. If conditions allow it we will surf at Cox Bay, right out front of the resort!

Please note that if conditions are inappropriate you may be required to drive to a different beach for your lesson.



The Surf Shack is equipped with wetsuits for as little as a 5 year old to as big as can be! We also carry boogie boards, SUP's and soft top surfboards which are great for anyone who is newer to surfing! 

Please note that our rental fleet is on a first come first serve basis. If conditions are unsafe at Cox bay we will direct you to the most suitable beach for your level. Roof racks will be provided to make transporting your gear easy. 

Group Lessons (Day 1 & Day 2): 
Join other Pacific Sands guests and give surfing a go!

$89+GST all gear included

* Students must have decent swimming skills, be 12 years or older (over 5 ft and 100 lbs).  instructor to max 5 people.

Private Lesson: 1 on 1
Whether you’re a total newbie or advanced and want to refine technique, a private lesson is a great way for you to get exactly what you need out of your lesson.

$179+GST all gear included    

* Students must have basic swimming skills and be 6 years and older.

Private Family/Group Lessons: 2-5 people
Learn to surf with a few friends or your family and take home memories of salt and smiles, waves and wipeouts! Friends, parents, kids, grandma and grandpa… everyone’s welcome!

2 People:
$238+GST total ($119/person) all gear included

3 People:
$327+GST total ($109/person) all gear included

4-5 People:
$399+GST total (4-5 people) all gear included

* Students must have basic swimming skills and be 6 years and older.

**Credit card required

Day Rate
Take the gear for the day and have your fun out there!

  • Wetsuit $25/day

  • surfboard $25/day

  • Boogie boards $20/day

  • Gloves, boots or hood $5/day each

**Credit card required**

Stop in at the Surf Shack and get yourself set up!

Summer Lesson Times: (Mid March - Mid Oct) 10:00am-12:30pm and 2:00-4:30pm

Winter Lesson Times: (Open Dec 24th-Jan 3rd) 11:00am-1:30pm

Please note that the form is a request only and you will be contacted by Surf Sister within 24 hours to confirm the booking. We will require a credit card to hold your spaces.