The Best Surfing in Canada

Looking for the best surfing in Canada? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Canada. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top surfing spots in and near Canada

  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Hiking the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail

    5.0
    29.2 mi
    This is no walk on the beach. There are many ascents and descents that range from not so steep to hold on for your life as the mud cliff crumbles steep. You might think 200m of elevation gain isn't much, but it is a constant ascend and descend trail in the moderate-difficult sections.A high level...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Camp and Surf at Sombrio Beach

    5.0
    1 mi
    Heading west from Victoria, take the TransCanada Highway to Hwy 14. Continue past Sooke towards Port Renfrew. Look for the sign that reads Sombrio Beach Trailhead (approximately 45 minutes past Sooke) and take the left. Note that this dirt road can be incredibly rugged (aka full of potholes) and ...
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  • Tofino, British Columbia

    Surf Tofino's Cox Bay

    5.0
    Tofino, British Columbia, is magical. It sits on the most western coast of Canada, on Vancouver Island. It is a small surf town, with natural Pacific Northwest beauty everywhere.....ocean, beaches, forests, islands. and the beautiful Pacific Rim National Park.I personally like surfing Cox Bay bec...
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  • Alberni-Clayoquot A, British Columbia

    Hike to Keeha Beach

    5.0
    3.7 mi
    Far on the west coast of Vancouver Island, accessed only by a harrowing dirt road, is a wild and rugged coast begging to be explored. Bamfield is about a 3 hour drive from Nanaimo, half of which is on the gnarliest (and most active) logging road I've ever been on - and I grew up driving on loggin...
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  • Kananaskis, Alberta

    Raft the Kananaskis River

    4.7
    The river is perfect for first time rafters and families, but the Kananaskis River also provides enough thrills for even a seasoned whitewater enthusiast. You will spend approximately 2 hours paddling, surfing and, if you feel brave enough, swimming in this glacial fed river!The section of river ...
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  • Ottawa, Ontario

    Surf the Ottawa River at Bates Island

    5.0
    To surf the wave, the first thing you need to do is check the water level of the Ottawa River at Britannia. We use the Water Office website for this information: https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/report_e.html?type=realTime&stn=02KF005Any primary water level above 59.00m is good to go. Belo...
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  • Toronto, Ontario

    Windsurf at Cherry Beach

    Head down to the Toronto Windsurfing Club at Cherry Beach to join sailors any day of the week for a cruise along the waterfront. Membership to the club will grant you parking and clubhouse access, plus equipment storage. For the day-trippers, this is a great spot to surf alongside many experience...
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