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Stand up Paddle Lesson

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US$ 37.96
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What to Expect
We commence our lesson with a safety briefing, then a full description of what to do, how to stand and how to turn, and of course a quick demo from our friendly instructors, then onto the water to test your balance and ability! You will be amazed how easy this is to learn and we will have you cruising like a SUP pro before you realise it. Once everyone is confidant with their balance and turning we ease our way down the river cruising past the mansions of Paradise Waters stopping near the Marriott for a brief rest and some paddle technique tips.   
We return to the launch location for a group photo and a debrief of what we saw and experienced. You will love this activity as it is both calm & fun at the same time. Lots of treasured memories of your experience can be shared on Social Media or sent to your email. 
After the lesson immerse yourself into local area and activity by enjoying a meal or coffee at the Famous Bumbles Cafe or perhaps you would prefer to sit in the park and enjoy Fish and Chips from the local cafe whilst taking in the beauty of Budds Beach and surrounds. 
• Lessons commence at 10:00 AM Daily (weather permitting)
• Meeting Point - Shop 4, 19 River Drive, Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise
• Full instruction & water safety briefing
• All equipment provided
• 1.5 hour fully instructed lesson on flat water only 
• Photos included
• Life-jackets available
• Includes rest stops More Information
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. Try to do a yoga pose but be prepared to get wet
Budds Beach, right in the heart of Surfers Paradise, is a friendly quiet place to take on this new activity; we have a café, playgrounds & amenities to make your visit more comfortable, our locals’ best-kept secret! 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
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Reviewed 12 June 2019

I've been trying to get to these stand-up paddleboarding lessons since March - wouldn't you know it? I finally make it in Winter!! :D Luckily, it was a perfect morning and the river flowed so smoothly, there was a gentle breeze, and the tide was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank minnie242
Reviewed 3 October 2018

wow - what an awesome location! beautiful, calm spot of the gold coast water. the instructors were all so professional, helpful and made me feel very comfortable. i would recommend to anyone looking to have a lovely couple of hours seeing the gold coast scenery...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I have always wanted to try this and we were not disappointed. Not as difficult as I was lead to believe it would be and our instructor was amazing and stuck right beside us when needed and gave us the perfect amount...More

Thank Baramule
Linda S, Owner at Go Vertical SUP Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you very much for your fabulous review! It’s great that you found SUP easy to learn and that you had fun! I hope the photos were awesome and we look forward to seeing you again real soon! Join one of our paddle groups when...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great private lesson with Kaz, who showed us basic and then more advanced techniques. Would highly recommend her as she was friendly and knowledgeable. However the next day I received a phone call from an upset Linda, who outright accused me of not...More

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Linda S, Owner at Go Vertical SUP Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Firstly I want to say that I am super happy that you had a great lesson with our fab instructor, Kaz and that you recommend her to others as she is a great asset to our small business. Next I would like to apologise for...More

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I had never been on a paddle board before! The instructors were so great and encouraging, I only fell off because I got too excited when we saw dolphins!! I am so happy with the lesson and the whole experience and I will definitely be...More

Thank Lyd B
Linda S, Owner at Go Vertical SUP Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hi there... we are so chuffed you got to see the dolphins on your lesson Wow that is a reason to fall off!! It is exciting when we see the dolphins (which is quite often) Love it! there are so many areas to explore on...More

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