Keep it fun & inflatable with this SUP lesson in Auckland.
One of the best ways to explore the impressive Auckland coastline, learn how to SUP like a pro on this stand-up paddle lesson from Orakei Marina. Practise your paddle techniques on the flat, shallow and protected waters of the harbour – testing your balance as you head out to Okahu Bay on this instructive beginners lesson.
This activity is run & operated from the Auckland base in Orakei Marina. Close to central Aukland and Misson Bay, the area is renowned for trips to the neighbouring Rangitoto Island Reserve – a 260 metres high volcano in the Hauraki Gulf.
Meet your instructor at the activity base in Orakei Marina for this one-hour SUP Lesson. The ideal introduction for friends and families alike choose from a private or group lesson, getting a breakdown on the skills and knowledge to start SUPing independently. Using stable, easy to carry and comfortable inflatable boards, starting off with a short ocean safety briefing, learn the paddle & balance techniques to help build your water confidence. Using the safe, shallow waters of the marina, perfect your posture and stroke timing, taking you from kneeling to standing position in just one lesson. As you master turning and board control, follow your instructor on a tour of Okahu Bay – experiencing the open water as you play a few games and try some tricks, returning to the safety of the marina for a lesson recap.
SUP lessons run throughout the year from the flat water of Orakei Marina on a group or private basis. Learn how to stand up on your board, correct paddle techniques, maintaining balance, and tips on manoeuvring.