Surfing on Vancouver Island North, BC, Canada

Surfing at Grant Bay - Pat Corbett-LabattHardcore surfers and enthusiastic boogie boarders are rediscovering the wild ocean waves and spectacularly remote beachfronts at the north end of Vancouver Island. The sport first took off here in the 1960s at Grant Bay, Raft Cove and San Josef Bay in Cape Scott Provincial Park. Now a new generation has returned to ride the long rollers and big breakers that lap steadily on the shores of these secluded sandy bays.

Check in with the surf pros in Port Hardy for lessons and gear rentals, then hit the surf and ride with style.