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Address: 200 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1741
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Acadia Stand Up Paddle Boarding offers beginner lessons, rentals for area...

Acadia Stand Up Paddle Boarding offers beginner lessons, rentals for area lakes, private tours, and SUP yoga classes. Located in downtown Bar Harbor our retail store offers a wide variety of paddle boards for sale as well as beach lifestyle accessories. All our programs are taught by experienced certified instructors. Due to the small group nature of our program offerings, please note our strict 24 hour cancellation policy.

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Great afternoon on the Lake

We booked a guided tour on Long Pond for my husband and I and our three kids, 15, 12 and 9. We all had a wonderful time. The paddleboarding was so much more fun than expected... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
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Bar Harbor, Maine
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Bar Harbor, Maine
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We booked a guided tour on Long Pond for my husband and I and our three kids, 15, 12 and 9. We all had a wonderful time. The paddleboarding was so much more fun than expected and Casey was truly a pleasure to have as our guide. She was a great instructor and also so easy going letting us go... More 

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I tried the 2 hour lesson and had A fantastic time. The instructor "Chris", was excellent and I'm definitely glad we took a lesson. We went around echo lake on a beautiful day with one other couple. Would definitely recommend.

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1 Thank Linda S
Bangor, Maine
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I grabbed two of my girlfriends and signed up for the SUP class being offered by Acadia SUP on Pushaw Lake...and I'm so glad I did. I have been wanting to try it out for a long time and never really had the opportunity. Chris was a fun, and knowledgeable instructor, who made learning to maneuver the board relatively easy.... More 

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Thank heatherb1115
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Our family of 6 (4 kids aged 7-14) had a great time on the lake with, owner, Chris. We were able to walk into the store and make reservations for a few days later. We received an email confirmation, with all of our trip details, the next day. The day of our trip, we met at their store in Bar... More 

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Thank Wendy S
Little Falls, New York
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a very professional and well-organized operation. The staff were friendly, responsive, and very competent; our instructor Machelle was terrific! We took a lake lesson (highly recommended) and she made the instruction efficient and fun, challenging each of us at our own level and pace without holding anyone back. There was plenty of time to explore and play, including... More 

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Our first time stand-up paddle boarding was an awesome time! We did the 2 hour private lesson at sunset on the ocean. Our guide Chris took the time to teach us and get to know us. He was knowledgeable about the area and informative about SUPs. The sun doesn't fully set while you are out there but it is definitely... More 

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Thank RemyBuB
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

My wife and I tried paddleboarding for the first time with Michelle. She was a great instructor. We chose to go on to the ocean (in the harbor near Bar Island), rather than lake setting. It was perfect! It a total of 2 hrs, and we rented wet suits, booties etc from the shop too. She gave an hour long... More 

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1 Thank Pradeep M
Bucks County
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2015

It was our first time doing paddle boarding and Chris had us up and going in no time. My wife is still talking about the day we went and we can't wait to go back. The good workout coupled with the feeling of being out on the water is awesome.

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Thank Pat R
Des Plaines, Illinois
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

My wife and I went t the Stand Up Paddlebording In Acadia. Having M.S. it precludes me form doing some things that I hvae to have a good Balance for. For Years I just say No to somethings. My wife had heard me reading about it adn said Hey, Maybe Paddle boarding? Well she set it up and shen we... More 

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Thank k5of6
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

My partner and I had an amazing time watching the sun set on the bay ! We had never been on a SUP board before and just LOVED the experience. Our instructor was excellent and patient and every person in our group seemed to be having a blast.

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