Stand Up Paddle Board St Augustine
Join us for an informative stand up paddle board St Augustine lesson and experience dolphins in the wild. Our paddle board lesson is also an Eco tour, and explains some of the amazing wildlife and history of St Augustine. Our stand up paddle board tours leaves from the beautiful St. Augustine Lighthouse Park daily at 9:00 a.m. Go with the best SUP lesson St Augustine has to offer.
All our tour guides are certified University of Florida Naturalist and/or have a environmental degree backgrounds as well as CPR and emergency first aid certified.
This is a safe, easy and informative paddle board Eco tour/lesson, attuned for beginners. The paddle board tour will begin on land with a informative tutorial explaining technique and safety (see below for lesson plan) . Next you’re on the water and your guide will have you standing in know time, helping you get comfortable with your new found adventure. The tour will then expand into the natural wonders, and wildlife of the area. Manatees, dolphins, rays, sea turtles and a vast array of marsh birds may all be seen here. Bring a lunch and after your paddle board tour, you can have a picnic under the oak hammock at Lighthouse park or visit the St. Augustine Lighthouse and get a bird’s eye view of your SUP tour, and the beautiful area.
Reservation may be made online 24/7
We stand alone on SUP lessons and tours in St Augustine for safety and the knowledge of nature.
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Paddle Board Lesson/Tour Information
Tour Price: $45.00 per person. Kids 6-13 years of age are $10.00 and must ride on a board with a parent. Kids 6-13 yearsc of age, may have their own board on our private tours. We require a minimum of 4 people signed up for all our tours to go out. If you have less than four 4 people in your group, you may still reserve. In the rare event the minimum number of reservations is not met, you will be notified 24 hours prior to your tour time, at which time you have the option to reschedule or a full refund
Private Tours: $55.00 per person 4 person minimum.
Our guides are great, please don’t forget them! Gratuity is not included in the price. Just let us know at the end of the tour if you would like to add a tip to your credit card. Kids under six or free. They must ride on a board with a parent.
Tour Location: 442 Ocean Vista Ave. St Augustine 32080
Tour Time: 9:00 am. We know 9:00 a.m. is a little early for some people, however the wind plays a big factor in SUP and the winds are usually much lighter in the mornings. The wind can be the difference between a pleasurable paddle and a struggle.
250 pound weight limit for beginners
What To Bring: Sunblock, Hat, bathing suit just in case you get wet. Smiles.
Duration: About 1.5 hours. Longer if we sit and watch the dolphins play!
Tours Includes: SUP Board, law required PFD and whistle. We also provide bottled water and a professional guide who is trained in first aid, CPR and will possess a camera to save the occasion and a smartphone and a marine radio, for any emergency and to keep track of any approaching weather.
Below is an outline of our beginner paddle board lesson. The Basics.
- get familiar with equipment
- paddle length
- pickup and carry sup board
- basic paddle stroke
- basic paddle turn
- paddle on knees
- how to stand up
- where to stand up
- parallel stance
- paddle standing up
- proper stroke
- control board direction
- sweeping strokes on one side