Kannon Beach Holiday Gift Guide

Kannon Beach Holiday Gift Guide

Gift ideas for the surfer in your life.

Surfers are hard to shop for! Especially in Nova Scotia where we need a little extra gear to stay warm. This list is has something within every price range, and everything on this list is something that a surfer would be psyched to receive as a gift.

We also have a large selection of surf lifestyle clothing available in-store; from our own shop gear, to the major brands (Quiksilver, Billabong, Ripcurl, Reef), and local companies like Brother Clothing Company, and Julien Surfboards (https://brotherclothingco.com/).

If you're not exactly sure, give the gift of choice with a Kannon Beach Gift Card!


  1. $0-$10

    Sex Wax X-COLD 
    (for water temps of 14 deg celcius & below)
    Surfers need this every time they head out, the perfect stocking stuffer.

    ** We also have sexwax air fresheners available for $3.99**


  2. $10-$50

    The surf leash
    An essential accessory that they wont want to spend their own money on (its not the most glamorous thing on the market, but its necessary, and boy will the surfer in your life appreciate not having to buy it). Youre looking for this to be roughly the same length as their board.


    An excellent gift for a surfer who is about to head out on a trip, or who has been neglecting their equipment.

  3. $50-$100


    Creatures Change Poncho: 
    These are the best! For not flashing people when changing roadside, for wind protection during the winter months, and just for when you get out of the shower!
    A purchase you will not regret for surfing in Nova Scotia.


    X-cel Mitts / Booties:
    Realistically, in all seriousness, these are the only boots and gloves that will  Nova Scotian waters. These are the warmest and most consistent winter surf boots and mitts on the 



    Surf Ears 3.0: 
    SurfEars, earplugs that let sound in and keep water out. They come with changeable parts in different sizes that allow you to customize them for your ears in order to find a comfortable and secure fit. Suitable for surfing, swimming, white water kayaking, diving, wake boarding  and other water activities. ** "Surfers Ear" is a major problem for cold water surfers**


  4. $100-250

    Quiksilver Syncro 4/3mm: Carving out our own sense of style that combines power and progression, Quiksilver has created this 4/3mm Syncro Series wetsuit. Offering top-tier tech without the nosebleed prices, this flexible and lightweight cold water steamer has been constructed from our pro-approved F’N Lite neoprene to ensure instant insulation and lined with WarmFlight® thermal panelling to ensure the warmth stays in your wettie. Leaving less room for water entry and keeping your core temp high, this is shoreline precision at its best.


  5. $250+

    The Buzz:
    The Buzz Model was designed for summer and small days for the highest performance possible. It has fuller foiled rails to keep it alive over flat and dead spots. To be ridden 1/2 to 1 inch wider and 4 to 6 inches shorter. This board was attractive to shape from the moment Spider started it, with outline, rocker, rails and concaves all blending together.


    (All Spider Surfboards on sale from $595)

    Xcel Infiniti comp 5.5/4.5mm:
    Comfortable, flexible, durable, AND WARM! Really good value for a winter suit (includes 1 year warranty)


    Questions? Feel free to give us a call at (902) 434-3040 or E-mail store@kannonbeach.com