The Gold Coast has the most incredible waterway systems that can be explored for hours, coupled along with fantastic year round weather, its a paddlers paradise. You can take part in a fully instructed beginner’s lesson or for the more adventurous & experienced you can hire a board and go it alone. Or perhaps join one of the fun paddle groups or Paradise SUP Tours and learn some tips & tricks along the way.
Go Vertical has been operating on the Gold Coast for over 5 years, providing the best quality boards and instruction for both locals & visitors. They pride themselves in having the best instructors who are Surfing Queensland accredited, which equates to a safe & fun experience for all ages.
Group lessons daily 10am, other times available for groups of 4 or more
Paddle groups (weekends and select days)
Paradise SUP Tours (Wed, Thurs, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays) 10am
Go VERTICAL hosts paddle groups on the weekend, whether you BYO board or use one of theirs! They provide helpful tips along the way and it’s a great way to be social on the Gold Coast.
You will be addicted to SUP…. give stand up paddling a try, you won’t be disappointed.
Surfers Paradise location – 19 River Drive, Shop 4, Budds Beach – Launches from the shoreline in front of Bumbles Café. Experienced Paddlers will be free to navigate around Chevron Island and Macintosh Island Park.
Doug Jennings Park, The Spit, Southport – Launches from the southern part of the park paddling south into the Broadwater (note: this area is limited for the more experienced paddle boarders).