River Paddle Boarding SUP

From: £45

Stand up paddle boarding is very a popular outdoor activity among first-time participants. Everyone can enjoy this fun activity on the River Spey

Description

River Paddle Boarding adventure on the River Spey is super fun and easy to learn for everyone. Try River Stand Up Paddle Boarding and you’ll understand the buzz is about this fast growing new sport.

You might think SUP “stand up paddle boarding” is a gentle paddle around a lake. Doesn’t sound too exciting eh? Well think again! Come try River  Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Full On Adventure.

If you enjoyed White Water River Tubing or Rafting with us, imagine learning this new river sport. You can safely enjoy white water or river trips yourself. Paddle boards are great in the surf and for longer journeys too.

Being inflatable with a handy rucksack travel bag, they pack up and store easily. They’re much easier to store at home than a canoe or kayak. And they’re much easier when it comes to taking it on holiday with you.

We run, “come and try it” SUP sessions on the River Spey suitable for all abilities and easy to pick up.

We have sourced the best quality Stand Up Paddle boards from Red Paddle Co. They make very stable SUP boards that are perfect to learn on.

We teach you the skills you’ll need to paddle board on the river, or anywhere else Surf, Sea, wilderness Lochs, adventure journeys across Scotland or around the world SUP adventures.

Why learn on the river?

The river is much more sheltered from the wind than highland lochs, so makes a better learning environment. The river’s flow makes it extra fun. Learn how to ferry glide across the current, the first step to learning how to surf.

Here in the Cairngorms National Park our River Spey SUP location is only a 5-10 minute walk from our indoor changing rooms close to Aviemore and only minutes from the Old Bridge inn for great food and refreshments afterwards.

What is covered in the lesson?

  • Safe launch, landing and self rescue.
  • Efficient forward paddling
  • Spinning, Trim, Edging and all-round board control
  • How to ferry glide, the first steps to surfing.
  • Engaging your core for performance and getting in great shape, the fun way!

The great thing about Stand Up Paddle Boarding SUP is that you can pick it up and learn at your own pace. With our expert guides on hand you can be sure to get the right technique from the start, ensuring you progress quickly and get the most fun from this awesome water sport.

Think of it like Skiing or Snow Boarding, you can pick it up yourself, but with a few good quality pointers from an expert, you’ll get better quicker and have more fun on the water.

Check out the videos of River Paddle Boarding on Stand Up Paddle boards SUP around the world, on the Full On Adventure FaceBook page.

After you’ve got the taste

River Paddle Boarding,  SUP (stand up paddle boarding) on the river, is very addictive. If you decide to take it up as a sport (which we think you will), ask us about our great deals on the best SUP’s out there from RedPaddle Co, as we are a dealer as well.

We also know a great place you can hire boards from for self guided trips, just ask and we’ll point you in the right direction.

Don’t just take our word for it, check out their website and see why we choose to go with the Red Paddle Co brand of SUP.

Come and join us soon for an awesome Scottish SUP adventure in the highlands.

Additional information

Minimum age

8

Location

River Spey, Aviemore

Skill Level

Novice

What's included?

  • Expert tuition from our awesome guides
  • The best quality SUP boards and all the river and water safety gear
  • Quality wetsuit and any other river gear you need
  • Indoor heated changing rooms only minutes from the River Spey
  • The most fun you’ll have in the Scottish Highlands

Reviews from the web


 

  • Facebook Reviews

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    Mark Normington
    Mark Normington
    2018-06-06T16:36:49+0000
    Great fun. Keep practicing those back-flips Joe!
    Nadine Humphrey
    Nadine Humphrey
    2018-05-27T12:35:15+0000
    Max Honsinger
    Max Honsinger
    2018-05-14T16:48:21+0000
    Awesome day. Super guide and great fun! Perfect stag activity for us.
    Emma Milne
    Emma Milne
    2018-04-22T17:48:56+0000
    Spent a great afternoon river canyoning with Joe yesterday - certainly made you feel alive. Thank you from us all
    Sergio Bueno Vázquez
    Sergio Bueno Vázquez
    2017-10-02T19:30:58+0000
    Ann Wyatt
    Ann Wyatt
    2017-09-03T17:03:41+0000
    Brilliant family fun, no experience necessary, water tubing and paddle boarding. Our guides Joe and Chris were fab, did things I never thought I would, would do it all again in a heartbeat. Thanks for a fantastic day.
    Debbie Sutherland
    Debbie Sutherland
    2017-08-27T18:39:20+0000
    Lyndsay Mackay
    Lyndsay Mackay
    2017-08-05T13:01:22+0000
    Recommend tubing! My eight year old loved it. We will be back next year!
    Sheryl May
    Sheryl May
    2017-07-22T15:16:22+0000
    My 8 yr old loved it. She had a ball - great conditions, lovely white water and fun all the way. Such a fantastic way to spend a holiday morning. We'll be back to do it again, for sure.
    Yvonne Balfour
    Yvonne Balfour
    2017-07-20T17:17:25+0000
    Highly recommended family adventure - kids loved it. Thanks Joe and Chris �
    Aleksandra Coutts
    Aleksandra Coutts
    2017-07-14T13:09:13+0000
    Great family fun with beautiful scenery
    Patricia Wulff Hartung
    Patricia Wulff Hartung
    2017-07-05T19:41:49+0000
    Jonathan Law
    Jonathan Law
    2017-06-17T16:28:39+0000
    Great thrill and well led by Chris and Alecia. Definitely recommend it.
    Jodie Cameron
    Jodie Cameron
    2017-06-16T11:30:08+0000
    Absolutely amazing fun, instructor was very friendly and helpful. Rushing down the rapids never thought I would do it, and a cliff jump. Thanks guys deffo be back next year.
    Brenna Spader
    Brenna Spader
    2017-06-01T15:57:16+0000
    Dawn 'Skinner' Burkmar
    Dawn 'Skinner' Burkmar
    2017-05-31T21:51:59+0000
    I loved it. We were lucky to go on a sunny warm day, the water was a good temperature. The scenery was beautiful. The instruction was good, it was a nice easy float down the river with a few rapid thrills and a couple of rock jumps too. Brilliant couple of hours.
    Tanya Osterwold
    Tanya Osterwold
    2016-10-26T14:55:55+0000
    Great morning with the instructor Jo, doing the river tubing!Our kids, Sasha 9,Max and Maverick 11, did the whole course with us and loved it so much!We came all the way from Germany and we'll come back!!!Thank you so much for the great adventure������
    Paul Gunn
    Paul Gunn
    2016-09-20T11:06:26+0000
    Fantastic morning spent tubing with Joe. Looked after everyone and explained everything clearly. My 12 year old son and myself are chomping at the bit to do it again. Would highly recommend ���
    Lisa Box
    Lisa Box
    2016-09-11T08:58:50+0000
    Had a great afternoon with Joe doing the WW river tubing. He was really friendly and made everyone feel safe. I would definitely do it again 🙂
    Jenn Mountford
    Jenn Mountford
    2016-09-04T17:39:56+0000
    Went river tubing with some friends. It was amazing ! We had everything explained to us and weren't pressured into anything we didn't feel comfortable with. This was one of the best activities I have ever done hopefully will return soon !
    Rhian Drummond
    Rhian Drummond
    2016-08-26T19:15:13+0000
    Fabulous morning on the river White Water tubing with Joe. Our daughter Caitlin, aged 8, was able to do all the course- some of it being towed by Joe, so therefore did not miss out on any adrenaline fuelled fun. She particularly liked the jumping into deep pools. My son, 17 and my husband and I had our fair share of tumbles and laughs (at each other especially). We were guided expertly to safety by Joe. Well worth the money and an extremely enjoyable and exciting family morning on the river. Fab photos to laugh at even more!
    Hamza Ahmed Qureshi
    Hamza Ahmed Qureshi
    2016-08-24T22:10:34+0000
    Left me Speechless, Good service,Good people and a lot of fun!
    Lee Donkin
    Lee Donkin
    2016-08-23T12:11:29+0000
    Brilliant fun for all the family especially those with daredevil kids. My son loved it and his parents are nursing sore bodies but 100% worth it. Andy was a top guide too and brilliant with kids. Highly recommended.
    Marie Booth
    Marie Booth
    2016-08-11T18:52:09+0000
    Had brillant morning, river tubing first time for us all, had no idea what to expect, would do it again.
    Jessica Pyne
    Jessica Pyne
    2016-08-11T09:44:40+0000
    Amazing day out river tubing, the whole family thoroughly enjoyed it! John and Andy were fantastic and made the whole experience so enjoyable! Lots of brilliant pictures were taken for us, and unforgettable memories made! Thankyou very much and will see you again soon!
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  • Google Reviews

    James Hawkins
    James Hawkins
    19:35 26 Apr 18
    It was lovely ... really nice. Joe, our instructor for the kayaking, was great ... thoughtful, warm, perceptive, encouraging ... many thanks.
    Mark Robertson
    Mark Robertson
    13:12 28 May 18
    Fun day out tubing
    Andrew Ritchie QC
    Andrew Ritchie QC
    15:30 07 Sep 17
    Not Full On. More like Foul Moneygrabbers. 5 friends and I booked with Full On for White Water Rafting today. We arrived 15 minutes late having told them we would be and they had left. It cost £330 and they didn't even call us to say "we're off". So we called them from their deserted office. They said they would only have been able to do single doughnut rides anyway. We are all 45-65 years old and would never have done doughnuts down the river anyway. We refused doughnut rides that afternoon. We asked for a partial refund. They refused any refund. John Mason the boss referred to his terms. Before you book with these people read the terms! No refunds. They can change what they like. Customer service does not exist at Full On.
    Lex Lang
    Lex Lang
    09:21 20 Aug 16
    Excellent, friendly staff and brilliant activities. We went as a large family group of all ages and abilities (well, 14-65) and they organised an extra season for us. A brilliant afternoon!
    Phil Bowen
    Phil Bowen
    16:39 20 Sep 17
    Poor... Not even a customer service exists,. Sad.
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