About Us

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Surf lessons are held daily near Halifax, Nova Scotia at Lawrencetown Beach. Located 30 minutes from Halifax, Lawrencetown is Nova Scotia’s finest surf beach and a perfect spot for your surfing lesson. Lawrencetown Beach offers consistent waves, lifeguards, food and breath-taking views! We provide quality wetsuits with your surfboard so you can stay comfortable in the water and take advantage of the waves all day long!

Your surfing lesson will include: A thorough explanation of basic surfing technique , safety and ocean awareness and information about your surfing equipment. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask any other questions that you may have about surfing in Nova Scotia. All of our instructors are certified and highly experienced surfers. (Female and french speaking instructors are available upon request).

Our minimum age limit is 5 years old. Lessons for young students will be arranged based on appropriate conditions.

Surf rentals: Boards, wetsuits and boots/gloves are also available.

Contact: Our offsite office is open for bookings 8am-9pm daily and year round. From July 1 until September 7, we will be on location at Lawrencetown Beach from 9am-6pm daily. Outside of these summer dates, lessons are available, but will be arranged by appointment only.


The Team

Owner/instructor Nico Manos is Nova Scotia’s first and only professional surfer. Residing near Lawrencetown beach, he has been teaching surf lessons for 8 years and is currently the Canadian Junior team coach. Manos has had recognition in mags including Surfer, Surfing, Transworld Surf, ESM and other main stream publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Mclean’s and the The Toronto Star.

Nico has assembled some of the finest surf instructors on the East Coast.





Contact and Rates

Phone: (902) 449-9488

In order to take advantage of the most ideal surf conditions, the easiest and quickest way to book a lesson is to call our office. Our offsite office is open daily and year round from 8am – 9pm 7 days a week!

You can also email us as a second option:

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Surfing lesson: $75. You’ll spend 1 hour with an instructor. After your lesson, you’re free to use your wetsuit & surfboard for the rest of the day.

Private surfing lesson: $95. A little nervous? Need to work on something specific? Go 1:1 with an instructor. After your 1 hour lesson, you are free to use your wetsuit & surfboard for the rest of the day.

Rental Only: $20 for board and $20 for suit (full day rental)

Booking for a group of 5 or more?

Group rates: $65 per person for groups with 5 people or more. We maintain a maximum 1 instructor to 5 student ratio to ensure a high level of professionalism.

Price match guarantee.


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