Stand-Up Paddleboard Adventure Lesson in Carlsbad

Water Sports in Coastal Orange County

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Tour description provided by Viator

Stand-up paddle boarding on the beautiful waters of California is an amazing experience! Come join a local guide for an adventure lesson. We are located just 30-minutes outside of San Diego in Carlsbad. Rest assured you will be in good hands as your instructor is SUP certified & trained in water safety. Your guide is very passionate about stand up paddle boarding, and an excellent teacher ready to take you out on the water. You will get the best paddle boarding experience in Southern California!
You begin your adventure on the beautiful waters of the Carlsbad Lagoon. Depending on the tides and winds we may venture East into the lagoon tributary. Your adventure is for 75 minutes. It includes a short lesson on land, and than we venture out onto the Carlsbad Lagoon. Be ready to see jumping mullet, many species of birds, & the occasional sea turtle or sea lion! You will learn all about SUP equipment, safety, proper stance & paddle technique, 4 strokes including turns & stops.  All equipment and photos are included in your lesson.While paddling you will see the California Brown Pelican gliding over the Lagoon, California towhees feeding in the understory, the red-tailed hawk hunting from high above, and Anna’s hummingbirds defending their territory. You’ll also see the occasional stingray, and mullet jumping several feet into the air and moving into shallow water to spawn.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • All equipment

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • All necessary equipment included