If you’re looking for the best place to SUP in the mountains, look no further than Colorado’s Western Slope.
Wanning on the eastern coast of Hainan Island in China was the site of 2018’s ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship. Dive into this destination and learn more about the paddling scene in the area.
Vancouver, British Columbia is widely regarded as one of the prettiest and most comfortable places in North America to spend time outdoors. Granted it’s fairly far north, so it’s quite cold for much of the year.
Planning on getting in a few trips in 2019? Well, lucky for you there are countless locations and destinations that are a stand up paddler’s dream. We’ve compiled a few places where you’re bound to have a blast at with beautiful scenery surrounding you. Check it out.
The best way to tour the Sonoran Desert in Baja Arizona is by stand up paddleboard. That’s right. What you just read is not a mirage. There are people who hike, bike and the like, but stand up paddle boarders can see everything from the water.
Nestled in the mountains of northern Italy’s Lombardy region is Lake Como. Surrounded by quaint villages and beautiful villas tucked into the green mountainsides, Lake Como has grown to be one of the most coveted vacation spots in Italy. Identified by its unique upside down 'Y' shape, Lake Como offers travelers miles and miles of water to explore.
If you’re interested in stand up paddle boarding or simply a fan of the outdoors, you’ll have a great time in Australia. The low population density has enabled much of the coastline to remain in pristine condition. You’ll come across national parks with native wildlife, and marine reserves with an abundance of fish species, dolphins and whales, situated close to all capital cities.
With over 1.2 million paddlers across the globe, it is clear to see why stand up paddling is popular among travelers. When planning the next ultimate paddling trip, SUP enthusiasts have their own favorite destinations to visit. The conversation usually talks of calm waters, stunning scenery, and pristine lakes– mainly across the United States. However, with so many places to visit for SUP travelers, why not take the path less traveled?
Tri An Lake is a man-made lake but exudes natural beauty with its spectacular display of the sun, sky and wind. It could very well pass off as a work of nature.
We often think of stand up paddle adventures as an opportunity to see some of nature's finest creations, but there are actually several famous man-made landmarks that are also accessible by SUP. To recognize a few of these artistic masterpieces, we've rounded up 7 of the most fascinating landmarks from around the world that can be seen from a paddle board.
British Columbia is Canada's most westerly province, and is a mountainous area whose population is mainly clustered in its southwestern corner. BC, as it’s most commonly referred to as, is Canada’s third-largest province after Québec and Ontario, making up 10 per cent of Canada’s land surface.
If crystal waters, white sand beaches, and fresh coastal cuisine are your cup of tea, then paradise awaits in southwest Sardinia on the beautiful San Pietro Island. Home to stunning landscapes and untouched natural beauty, the Italian island is an oasis of hidden excellence, perfect for paddle board exploration.
Amidst Da Lat - a city of a thousand flowers - is Tuyen Lam lake, located just around 5km from Da Lat center. Having 360ha area (around 3.6 square km) surrounded by lots of lush green pine trees and flowery hills, Tuyen Lam Lake is infamous for its pristine features and yet to become the top water sport destination.
Hue city is renowned for being one of Vietnam’s imperial cities with a unique landscape with the west being mountainous and the east so blue with the ocean. One of the more picturesque sights is Pha Tam Giang (Tam Giang Lagoon).
There are places in this world that are truly something special and stand out above the rest. For standup paddle boarding (SUP) there are such places that deserve recognition and we’re dubbing them the 7 SUP Wonders of the World.
In October 2017 a team of stand up paddleboarders embarked on a first descent of the Kali Gandaki lower regions and were treated to a spectacular adventure. Hosted by the team from Water Skills Academy and Live the Adventure Himalayan specialists, the trip provided everlasting memories. Here is a brief synopsis of the adventure.
If you don’t know, now you know – Southern California offers some of the best paddle boarding spots in the United States. From Coronado to Catalina Island, there are an abundance of amazing places to cruise on your SUP. Lucky for you, we picked out the best five.