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Meet the Willie Wagon and your experienced guide at Shelby Park in downtown Nashville located at South 20th Street.  From here your guides will fit you with a life Jacket and all the equipment need for our Journey. We provide all the gear and a quick introduction session for new paddle boarders to make sure you are comfortable and ready for a nice calm ride.

 Then we launch and explore the Cumberland River on our 2-hour paddleboard tour with your group.   This tour runs right past downtown for some incredible views of the city and buildings.   The gentle current of the Cumberland River directs paddlers downtown, where paddlers enjoy some of the most unique sights and sounds of Music City, USA.

 The group will have a great time on the water and experience paddle boarding right smack dab in the heart of Nashville. When the tour is over, paddlers exit the water at Riverfront Park at Broadway and enjoy some photo opportunities, a quick beverage and snack before you are shuttled back to Shelby Park where we started.

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Riverfront Park
Shelby Park
Big Willie's Action Sports
Only in Nashville can you ride a paddle board right through downtown, combining a nature high with skyline views. Head down the Cumberland River and catch views of Riverfront Park and other Nashville sights. Your guide gives brief instructions and includes all necessary equipment, making this tour suitable for newbies and experienced paddlers alike.
  • Nashville paddle board tour on the Cumberland River
  • See downtown Nashville sights from a new perspective
  • Admire views of the skyline from the water
  • Fit in a fun outdoor activity without leaving the city
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Reviewed 15 August 2017
First Paddle Boarding Experience

My boyfriend and I had been wanting to try stand up paddle boarding for sometime, and we came across many websites in Nashville. The name "Big Willie's" stuck out to us so we decided to research this company a little more. The website was being...More

Thank Spencer S
Reviewed 15 October 2016
Big Willie Paddleboard Experience

Big Willie tour was great . I've lived in Nashville for over 5 years and this was my first time experiencing the tour and I definitely will be back . This is a perfect thing to do if you are visiting or if you live...More

Thank mpdixon1105
Reviewed 6 September 2016
Great Customer Service and destination

I loved seeing downtown Nashville with these guys. My friends and I were greeted Downtown about 10 minutes after the designated meet time. Both of the host were friendly. The van that took us to the drop site did not have air conditioning but the...More

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Thank Willie H
Reviewed 3 September 2016
Sunday Funday!!!

We had a great time on our paddleboarding trip. As downtown residents, we see trips going by all the time and wanted to see what it was like. It did not disappoint. Will and Kate (our driver and guide) were great!

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Thank emilygX8647YA
Reviewed 30 August 2016
Must do in Nashville!

We did the downtown tour with our Bachelorette party group! It's was a great activity for day time in Nashville! Will and Kate were positive, upbeat and flexible to our slow, relaxed pace :)

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