Stand up paddle surfing (SUP), is a fairly new sport with a Hawaiian heritage. It is an old form of surfing, and has reemerged as a way for surfers to paddle longer distances. The sport is gaining in popularity even in calm coastal waters and lakes. The sport benefits athletes with a strong “core” workout. SUP’ing is popular at warm coastal climates . Another reason for its popularity is that, unlike surfing, paddle boarding is very easy to learn. Within one hour you will find yourself paddling around, confident and very comfortable in the water . Stand up paddle boarding is also popular among girls, specially because an average adult woman’s lower center of gravity can give them a balance advantage.
Stand Up Paddling Tour in Rio – Program
Stand Up Paddling Tour in Rio, is practiced on the Canal de Marapendi, a clear water lagoon in Barra da Tijuca neighborhood. Our lessons take about one hour, including a short briefing. The lagoon has shallow waters, so people who do not feel very comfortable swimming, have nothing to fear. This activity is recommended to people at all ages, who have no history of knees or back problems. This activity requires that you maintain your body on a straight and rigid position, with the knees bent a little bit. People who already have experience may be able to book a surf lesson with a SUP board. The beach where the lesson will be given, is picked by the instructor, according to the sea conditions. When you travel to Rio, Stand Up Paddling Tour in Rio is a must do thing !
A 1 hour lesson.
Equipment rentals and guiding services .
Transportation is not included in the price. Participants must meet the instructor Rubinho in Barra beach. Address and directions are displayed on the ticket, after you book this activity online
From 01 to 20 people
Easy to Moderate
Daily , under request, at 9:00 am, 11 :00 am, and 2:00 pm . During summer please choose the earlier schedules due to the heat.
Take a towel, swimming suits and extra clothes to wear after the lesson. Don`t forget to wear sunblock for sunny days. Small waterproof cameras are welcome.
How to Book:
Just click on book now, and pick a date on the calendar and fill out the booking form. Please read and agree with our terms and conditions then click on check out. You will be directed to Paypal to pay de required deposit of R$ 75,00 per person. In case you do not have a Paypal account, just open a free one, as it only takes 05 minutes. You will receive a pdf ticket that contains all details of your tour. We usually need at least 48 hs in advance, in order to provide this tour. In case the chosen date does not appear on our booking calendar, just send us an e-mail requesting availability. Remainder must be paid in cash to the guide in charge at the start of the tour. If you wish to pay the whole amount upfront, we can send you an invoice via Paypal, but this option has a 7% surcharge and the payment must be made no later than 72 hours before the tour date.
Meeting point for departures:
Once your payment is confirmed for this activity you should meet us in this address at the day and time specified:
Avenida do Pepe, Praia da Barra da Tijuca - Posto 1 (Salvamar)
(Salvamar Lifeguard Station 1 - Pepe Avenue, Barra da Tijuca beach)
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