Stand Up Paddle Boarding

What sort of lesson are you looking for?

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We offer lessons in what is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. If you can already Stand Up Paddle you can hire the gear or we offer tours exploring our fantastic coastline.


Public  Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons:

Kids SUP Lesson: 10.30-12pm Sat & Sun (everyday school holidays)

£20 per person.1.5 hour SUP lesson for kids aged 8 to 18. 1.5 hours of fun in the water learning to get standing and paddling on a board.

Open SUP Lesson: 1.30-3.00pm Sat & Sun (everyday school holidays)

£20 per person.1.5 hour SUP lesson open to everyone. Suitable for total beginners to intermediates.


Private Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons:

We can arrange a private lesson whenever is convenient for you, either by yourself or with a group (up to 12 in one go).

Private one to one lessons start at £35 per hour including all the equipment.

Private group lessons start at £35 per person for a 2 hour lesson including all the equipment.

2 people  - 1 hour £50 - 2 hours £70

3 people  - 1 hour £65 - 2 hours £90

4 people  - 1 hour £80 - 2 hours £110

5 people  - 1 hour £95 - 2 hours £130


What does a typical SUP lesson looks like?

Our main aim is to have fun and learn the skills to Stand Up Paddle Board. A lesson is generally 1 and a half hours long. We start with a safety briefing followed by a warm up and while we're still on the beach we teach you the basic skills to control the board and get standing up. This all normally takes 15-20 mins before we hit the water and put it into practice.


We meet at the surf school on Sandhaven beach and if the conditions aren't right for paddle boarding there (i.e too many waves) we head round the corner (1 min drive /5-10 min walk) to Little Haven, which is more sheltered.


Stand Up Paddle Tours:

Once you've got the hang of stand up paddle boarding why not come join us on a tour of our beautiful and historic coastline. We explore the coves and bays between South Shields and Marsden under the cliffs of the leas.

We'll see the historic sites; shipwrecks & World War One sea defenses, as well as the varied wildlife; seabirds (fulmars, terns and black oyster catchers), seals and if we're lucky dolphins.

We only run tours when the conditions allow so keep an eye on our Facebook page for tours running or give us a call on 07583144560 to see when we're next running a tour.

Tours cost £25 per person.