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Go Vertical SUP & Kayak - Tour

Go Vertical SUP is the leading Stand up Paddle School on the Gold Coast. Located right in the heart of Surfers Paradise. They aim to provide top quality Paddle Board and Kayak Hire, SUP tours and SUP lessons to all participants, allowing them a rewarding experience on the water. Learn to SUP with the best school on the Gold Coast. Go Vertical is a long-established business, over nine years of providing locals and visitors with the ultimate paddle experience.

Their most popular experience is the Paradise SUP Tour, where they launch on the river in Surfers Paradise! It's a fun, safe, fully guided tour, including a beginner lesson. You will have the best experience with Go Vertical as the staff are professional, friendly, and Surfing Queensland and ASI accredited.

You will achieve a sense of well-being on the water, taking in the beauty, spot peacocks and other birdlife or a dolphin pod. Fun for the entire family and easy for all fitness levels. Or explore the waterways sitting down on our awesome range of Viking kayaks. Doubles or singles, or they have three kids kayaks for hire.

Get hooked on SUP and Kayaking! Join Go Vertical at the Hidden Gem of Surfers Paradise and explore our waterways! Join them for a paddle on the river right in the heart of Surfers Paradise.

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Paradise SUP Tour

from$68

Stand Up Paddle Tour duration is two hours - in the heart of Surfers Paradise on the river. Times vary depending on bookings. After a safety briefing and basic lesson your guide will launch the boards on the river and commence the paddle. Meander up to the high rises of Surfers Paradise and get a photo or two of the group on the boards with a majestic backdrop of Surfers Paradise. Then you'll gently make your way back down the river through the canals into Macintosh Island park where you will paddle past the mangroves spotting sea-life and bird-life. There is an abundance of bird life here including a family of Peacocks that are spotted most days. See the Gold Coast from a different perspective... you will find stand up paddling along the waterways both fun and calming! Keep an eye out for a dolphin or two! This is a must do experience. You will love it!

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Stand Up Paddle Lesson and Paddle Adventure

from$58

Let Go Vertical introduce you to stand up paddle boarding. They will go through step by step instruction to get you up standing and paddling like a champion before you know it. After a safety briefing and a quick demonstration you will be ready to go. Their lesson duration is one hour and all equipment is supplied. All you need to do is "slip slop and slap" and you're ready to learn to paddle board. They will show you just how easy it is, with instruction you will learn different stances and paddle technique and turns. Once you have your balance they will gently guide you through the calm waterways of Surfers Paradise on an easy paddle adventure. You will love it! Ages 8 to 80 If you can't swim we have life jackets available Group discounts on four or more paddlers.

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Surfers Paradise Kayak Tour - Farmers Market

from$69

The fun kayak river tour is a gentle way to experience being on the water and cruising the Surfers Paradise area exploring the coast line either as a local or as a visitor. Great for beginners, intermediates and families. 2 hours of exploration on the river, taking in the sights and sounds of Surfers Paradise, learn more about the Gold Coast from your experienced guide. The itinerary includes a gentle walk in the park, their experienced tour guide will point out places of interest on Sculpture walk and nature along the way. Visit the Farmers Market (HOTA) to enjoy a walk around and a spot of shopping, or relax by the lake and enjoy a coffee and morning tea. Plenty of photo opportunities for everyone on the water and in the Home of the Arts lawn and park area. Loads of fun and a very easy paddle, great fun for friends, groups, special events or conference team events.

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Combo Deal - Surf lesson & SUP Tour

from$168

Get the best of both worlds with this amazing deal. Includes a 2 hour Surf Lesson at the locals surf break of The Spit, Main Beach, where the waves are perfect for beginners Also you get to experience our Stand Up Paddle Tour in Surfers Paradise, launching boards from Budds Beach. Includes a lesson and you will love meandering around our gorgeous waters and seeing all the local marine and birdlife along the way. Great sightseeing & photo opportunities.

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Broadwater Kayak Tour

from$89

Explore the Broadwater and surrounds on our fun & relaxed kayaking tour. Take in the sights of Seaworld, the trawlers, Macintosh Island park and Broadwater Parklands. The conditions will determine what areas we paddle toward, but I assure you there is so much to see no matter which direction we go. Spot peacocks and other birdlife, perhaps see a dolphin or 2. 3 hour tour with stops along the way to walk, also plenty of time to sit and enjoy a snack.

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Combo Deal 2 - SUP & Kayak

from$168

Discount Package! Kayak experience and 2 hour fun Stand up paddle tour! Great Value! Enjoy a relaxing Stand Up Paddle session on the beautiful waterways of Surfers Paradise. Then book their awesome nature trail on a Kayak. Enjoy exploring the beautiful Nerang river, it's the best way to see the Gold Coast! Enjoy both activities in which ever order your prefer and at your own convenience. Just select the time and date of your SUP experience here on our website. Note that SUP Tours depart at 9 am most days or opt for the Twilight tour (weekends). Book for the entire family!

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Combo Deal 3 - SUP + Kayak + Surf Lesson

from$220

3 Pack! Discount Package! The Best Value! Enjoy a relaxing Stand Up Paddle Tour (includes lesson) on the beautiful waterways of Surfers Paradise. Enjoy their awesome nature trail on a Kayak. Meander through the beautiful Nerang river taking in the skyline. It's the best way to see the Gold Coast! Then get splashed in a beginner Surf lesson at The Spit, not only the best surf break on the Gold Coast to learn on but the best Surf School as well. Photo package included with all 3 sessions... Enjoy all activities in which ever order you prefer and at your own convenience. Just select the time & date of your SUP experience here on their website, then they can book the other sessions via phone.

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Hire SUP Board - Self Guided Tour

from$35

Let them show you where to explore on your SUP on the beautiful Nerang River. After a safety briefing, grab your map and we will show you the points of interest or nature spotting areas to explore. Then on the water you go to glide past the high rises and mansions of Surfers Paradise or explore the nature nooks and beaches of Macintosh Island. Self guided tour allows you to go with the flow and enjoy the area at your own leisure.

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Combo Deal 5 - Stand Up Paddle & Parasail Combo Deal

from$159

Combo Deal - 2 hour SUP Tour + Parasail the Broadwater - experience the best views on the Gold Coast paddling & exploring the calm waters in Surfers Paradise and flying above the majestic Broadwater. This is truly an amazing way to experience the Gold Coast! Experience the Parasailing (times are subject to availability) directly after your SUP Tour or perhaps later in the day after a spot of lunch at Bumbles Cafe Paradise SUP Tour - 2 hour stand up paddle experience, exploring the beautiful waterways of Surfers Paradise. Paddle equipment & lesson included, learn about paddle technique and more, your instructor will talk about local points of interest along the way, spotting marine life and perhaps a pod of dolphin. Walk with the local peacocks in the park and spot other birdlife whilst you explore the natural beauty of Macintosh Island Park. You will have an abundance of photo opportunities. Parasail Experience - Parasailing is the perfect experience for shared memories, which makes a wonderful outing for friends, families and couples. It's exhilarating and peaceful at the same time.

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