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Address: Pier Road, St Kilda (150m North of the St Kilda Pier), St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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+61 416 184 994
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Stand Up Paddle (SUP) is the fastest growing water sport in the world, and...

Stand Up Paddle (SUP) is the fastest growing water sport in the world, and it's little wonder why. The low-impact sport encourages general fitness through strength and balance exercise, all while having fun in the water. Better yet, the leisurely sport requires no existing level of skill to be able to have a great time.

At Stand Up Paddle HQ we provide lessons, Yarra tours, penguin tours, hire, core fitness classes, equipment sales and advice. We have boards and paddles to match your skill level and instructors who are passionate about SUP and excited to help you learn and master the sport. We operate from two great locations, St Kilda beach (Pier Road), and the boatsheds on Melbourne's Yarra River. All locations are perfect places to learn SUP in a safe, fun and protected environment.

At St Kilda you can unwind and enjoy the tranquility paddling amongst the yachts and the sea life including some of St Kilda's 1000 penguins. On the Yarra you can enjoy the panoramic view of Melbourne's best known tourist sites including the MCG, Eureka Tower and Polywoodside, all from a unique location on the water.

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Stand-Up Paddle Board Group Lesson at St Kilda
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Private Stand-Up Paddle Board Lesson at St Kilda

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Incredible experience with wonderful staff

We went with a 11 year old and was adequately taught how to use the boards, safety of the area and what to expect. We then we're able to roam free for an hour. It took our... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
KellyRoss-Howard
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went with a 11 year old and was adequately taught how to use the boards, safety of the area and what to expect. We then we're able to roam free for an hour. It took our daughter a little while o come to grips with balancing and turning but the staff and our instructor were very encouraging and knowledgeable.... More 

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I took the SUP lessons. The instruction was really great and we were able to paddle to the end of the pier and around the marina within our lesson and first time on SUP. Great value.

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Thank Maranne O
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Very friendly staff who were only too happy to help out and give us a quick demo even though we only paid for the hire, location was great for this sport

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1 Thank Tony V
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

had a private for 1st time on a SUP. These guys are awesome and i highly recommend and will be coming back regularly.

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Thank Matthew L
Wodonga, Australia
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

My Mum and I attended a stand up paddle boarding group class on Sunday 24th Jan. We had such a great experience. Melbourne, typically unpredictable, turned on horrible weather for us with rain and winds. The 2 instructors were exceptional with their customer service, explaining that we didn't have to go out in these conditions and our voucher could be... More 

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Thank Courtney B
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Got this as a Christmas present and wasn't sure what to expect as I haven't had much experience with water sports. From the outset, the staff were very friendly and accommodating and made my kids and I feel very welcome. Instruction was easy to follow, we learnt some techniques on the sand then progressed to the water. We had so... More 

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Thank Peter P
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson and free paddle time afterwards (90mins total). The instructor began by showing us some techniques on the beach then we moved into the water for some practice and additional instruction. The water was relatively calm and there was plenty of room to paddle and practice our new found skills. Instructor was great - definitely recommend... More 

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Thank LeaW01
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

Would have loved more space to roam! .... The space is very small for an hour session. Having said that we had a blast!! staff were fantastic and very accommodating.

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Thank shanna C
Cobram, Australia
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

Thanks for a wonderful morning of paddling on the bay in beautiful sunshine and glassy bay. It was a great morning and learnt some new techniques to help me in developing into a better paddler.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 February 2014 via mobile

My partner and I were given this experience as a present through the red balloon website. Luckily is was a perfectly calm evening with a lovely sunset. Ourselves and the 2 other people in the group arrived early and So Michael the guide was able to take us straight out. We spent a bit of time practicing the basics in... More 

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