Private Beginners basic & intermediate lesson on flat-water
One on one lesson with an instructor for 1.5 hours
Learn a lot more about advanced paddle techniques, stances and advanced turns
All equipment provided
Water safety & basic paddle technique
Paddle cruise the waterways of Surfers Paradise & surrounds
Photos included (on Facebook)
See the Gold Coast from a different aspect
Your stand up paddle lesson begins with a safety briefing and basic instruction followed by a demo by instructor for a full visual of what to expect. Then we get you out on the water to experience walking on water for the first time.
Have a little time to get your balance on the board, go over some paddle technique tips and then off we go for a meander around the waterways of Surfers Paradise. Enjoy the calm water and having photos taken along the way.
Learn more about paddle technique to enhance your paddle speed and try different stances and turning techniques.
This adventure will alter your idea of what adventure is all about. You'll need to come with an open mind and be ready to take in all the sights, smells and sounds. The experience will be what you make it to be!
Must be able to tread water (life jackets available)
Low to medium fitness required
What to Bring/Wear
Wear whatever you feel comfortable in - gym gear or swimwear suitable (no denim)
Bring drinking water
Rash vest or long sleeve T-shirt
No footwear required whilst paddling
Suitable area for spectators
What is Supplied
We supply all stand up paddle equipment including board, paddle and leg rope
Life jackets are available on request
Paddlers should allow 2 hours for this experience
Stand up paddle boarding is fun, exciting and also very relaxing. As a fitness regime SUP (stand up paddle) is becoming more popular as paddlers find it is a calorie burner even if you are leisurely meandering on the water,
It fun for the entire family, Mum and Dad could paddle and position their small kids on the front of the board and set out on an adventure
Once you have completed a lesson you can hire a board and go it alone, exploring the many waterways of the Gold Coast.
Go Vertical SUP has the best quality boards on the Gold Coast
Budds Beach is a friendly quiet place to take on this new activity, we have a café, playgrounds & amenities to make your visit more comfortable
The dolphins visit us in the river quite often so keep an eye out for them frolicking in the shallows of the river at Budds Beach.