East Coast Surf School

Months of Operation

May 1 - November 30

Hours Of Operation

Hours of operation: Booking office 8am-9pm; Beach kiosk 9am-6pm.

Dates are weather and wave dependant. Lessons will run as long as the ocean is warm enough.


4348 Lawrencetown Road, East Lawrencetown, Eastern Shore


T: 902-449-9488

E: ecsurfschool@gmail.com




The perfect half-day adventure from Halifax! Located only 30 min from downtown Halifax, Lawrencetown Beach is the perfect location to take a lesson and ride a wave for the first time. The surfing in Nova Scotia is world class through the late fall and winter months, while summers offer ideal conditions for beginners and first time surfers. 

Nico Manos' East Coast Surf School offers 4 daily beginner lessons; you can book in easily via email, text or phone call and  payment is only due at the beach on the day of your visit. Bring home some amazing photos and a unique experience from your vacation this year! 

Additional information:
  • most consistent surfing location on the east coast
  • closest surfing to Halifax
  • fully certified instructors
  • 4 lifeguards on duty July/August
  • free parking
  • all surf gear at the beach, no boards tied to the rental car roof! 
  • $20 Surfboard rental (full day)
  • $20 Wetsuit rental (full day)
  • $75 beginner surf lesson (1 hr lesson, includes rentals for the entire day)
  • $95 Private Surf Lesson (1 hr lesson, includes rentals for the entire day)
  • $50-$65 Group rates (5-50 people)
  • *We also offer price match guarantee 

More Details

Detailed Information

This property accepts American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Activities: Surfing
Directions: Also at Martinique Beach.