Where to SUP in Queensland
Not quite ready to rock the waves on a surfboard and looking for a calmer ride? Get into the world of SUP (stand-up paddle boarding) instead.
Here are some top spots to get your core-enhancing SUP on in Queensland:
Currumbin Creek provides glassy conditions, perfect for slicing a paddle through.
The best way to take in Tallebudgera Creek is by SUP.
Don’t have your own board? Join a SUP session on the Brisbane River with Riverlife.
Or escape the city for a sunset SUP at Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island.
Where to hire a stand-up paddle board around Brisbane.
Maroochy River in Cotton Tree is a popular SUP spot.
When the swell is gentle, Noosa‘s main beach is great for SUP.
Where to hire a stand-up paddle board on the Sunshine Coast.
Fraser Island offers perfect calm conditions day in, day out.
Or try Scarness Beach in Hervey Bay.
Where to hire a stand-up paddle board around the Fraser Coast.
Southern Great Barrier Reef
Go exploring near Lady Musgrave Island, off the coast of Gladstone.
Or head to Great Keppel Island on the Capricorn Coast.
Where to hire a stand-up paddle board in Gladstone.
SUP the reef at Catseye Beach, Hamilton Island.
Or cruise around Airlie Beach.
Where to hire a stand-up paddle board in the Whitsundays.
Tropical North Queensland
Mission Beach is a top spot to SUP.
Or Four Mile Beach at Port Douglas.
And if you want a freshwater experience, head to Mossman River.
Where to hire a stand-up paddle board in Tropical North Queensland.
Been there and SUPed that? Here are some extra-curricular stand-up paddling boarding options you have to try next!
Yoga and SUP
Take your yoga practice to the next level and salute the sun on a SUP board as you float on top of the ocean. You’re not going to get much more zen than that.
Where to yoga SUP:
- Gold Coast with Brad Holmes Surf School
- Currumundi Lake, Sunshine Coast with SUP Club Caloundra
- Noosa, Sunshine Coast with Yoga Kiss
Where to SUP, doggie style:
- Kiteboarding Cairns
- 1770 SUP
Yep, this is a thing.