Time: 1 hour
This is a one on one, private tour and includes the board rental and all equipment. Locations is determined by current tide and weather conditions. Group lessons are also available!
Call 239 262 6149 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for group discounts and corporate team building events.
Stand Up Paddling is a fun way to explore the waterways of Naples, improve your balance and get a great core workout. Anyone can Stand Up Paddleboard!
Our specialty is teaching people with no SUP or surfing experience at all. Our one hour Beginner SUP Lessons will take place in the calm waters of the lake or the beach or we can come to you. We will cover all the basics; getting familiar with equipment, water entry and balance, proper stance and positioning on the board, efficient paddling technique, and safety and etiquette. Naples Kayak Company offers the most affordable Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons in Naples and we have been in business for over ten years.
Come out and give it a try… you’ll love it!
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Synthetic clothing is the best to wear as it dries quickly and breathes well. Sunscreen and a hat are also recommended as the Florida Sun is usually shining. Bringing a bottle of water is also recommended.
Beginner SUP Lessons can be done any day of the week. We request that you book your tour at least by 3pm on the previous day so that we can guarantee your guide. If you have a last minute request, give us a call anyway and we’ll try our best to secure you a guide. 239 262 6149
We accept all forms of payment, including all major credit cards. We accept checks with a phone number and drivers license number. Our new online booking software makes it easy and secure to book your Beginner SUP Lesson.
After you have booked your Beginner SUP Lesson, you will receive an email confirmation. Your Guide will call you the evening prior to your tour and make sure that you understand how to get to the tour location. He or she will also provide his or her cellular phone number.
Are strongly recommended for all routes. Do not rely entirely on GPS units.
Weather conditions change rapidly in the summer. Be prepared for intense sun, rain, and strong winds. Be prepared for lightning; do not stay in open water during storms, move near land staying low in your boat.
Take a tide chart and check conditions before you depart. Carry a weather radio if possible.
Mosquitoes and no-see-ums can be numerous and aggressive. Insect repellent, bug jackets, or long pants and long sleeved shirts are recommended.
Raccoons will do nearly anything to get food and water. Store both in hard sided containers or aboard a boat.
One gallon per person per day is the minimum recommendation. No fresh water is available.
Plants, animals and artifacts are protected in the national park. Collecting is prohibited.
Tides and winds can make paddling difficult. Most experienced paddlers plan to travel between 8-12 miles per day. If this is your first trip, choose a short trip and travel well marked routes.
Boating in Everglades National Park is challenging. Safely exploring this area requires the ability to “read the water”, as the shallow areas are not usually marked. Knowing the draft (depth) and limits of your boat is critical, as is the ability to read and utilize nautical charts.
Flamingo (239) 695-2945
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File a trip plan with a friend or relative before leaving. If you do not return home on time, that person should contact Everglades National Park 24hr dispatch at (305)242-7740. In the park, dial #NPS from your cell phone.
These items are for your safety and we strongly encourage their use.