Stand Up Paddle Tours

Choose your Maui Stand Up Paddle Board Tour

TOUR FEATURES

Free Digital Photography

Free Lunch & Drinks

Certified Marine Naturalists

Private Tour

A Peaceful Way to Explore the Water

If you only have time for one on-the-water adventure, we can’t recommend stand up paddle boarding enough. Known as SUP in the water-sports community, stand up paddle boarding allows you to take in Maui’s incredible views (both on land and underwater) at your own pace. Get sweaty. Take it slow. It’s up to you!

Ready? As a top-rated SUP tour company, we offer small group or private, in-depth lessons. Our top-rated instructors will have you standing and paddling that day.

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South Maui Stand Up Paddle Lesson & Tour

We begin our Private Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons and Tours on Makena’s sunny southern shore. Blocked from trade winds most mornings, Makena Bay offers a sheltered cove to learn how to paddle or take a SUP tour out to Turtle Town through gentle waters.

Gliding across the glassy surface, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of Molokini Crater and neighboring islands Kahoolawe and Lana`i. But don’t forget to look down! Stand up paddle boarding offers a unique opportunity to get super close to the colorful reefs below brimming with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles and colorful tropical fish. Plus, you’ll learn fun sea turtle facts from your guide while floating above them on your board.

Fun Fact: Paddle Boards are More Buoyant than Surf Boards

 

Usually, this SUP location is good for beginners and children, but weather conditions can change, so check with our staff for help choosing the ideal spot for your Stand Up Paddle Board Lesson or SUP Tour.

South Maui Stand Up Paddle Lesson & Tour

  • 2 Hour PRIVATE Tour
  • We do NOT combine parties!
  • FREE Digital Photos of your tour
  • Water, Snack, Snorkel Gear provided
  • Certified Marine Naturalist Guides
  • Water provided

1 guest $199
2-5 guests $139 per person
6 or more guests $139 per person *with second instructor

We begin our Private Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons and Tours on Makena’s sunny southern shore. Blocked from trade winds most mornings, Makena Bay offers a sheltered cove to learn how to paddle or take a SUP tour out to Turtle Town through gentle waters.

Gliding across the glassy surface, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of Molokini Crater and neighboring islands Kahoolawe and Lana`i. But don’t forget to look down! Stand up paddle boarding offers a unique opportunity to get super close to the colorful reefs below brimming with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles and colorful tropical fish. Plus, you'll learn fun sea turtle facts from your guide while floating above them on your board.

Usually, this SUP location is good for beginners and children, but weather conditions can change, so check with our staff for help choosing the ideal spot for your Stand Up Paddle Board Lesson or SUP Tour.

West Maui Stand Up Paddle Lesson & Tour

Maui’s lighter winds from October to April make Olowalu a perfect winter location for a Private Stand Up Paddle Board Lesson. Paddle above a shallow reef teeming with easily visible tropical fish and Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, and take in stunning views of historical Olowalu and Ukumehame valleys above the surface.

Your guide will share interesting facts about the sea turtles, tropical fish species and seals unique to Hawaii along the way. Haleakala, Molokini Crater, Kahoolawe, Lanai, and Molokai loom in the distance, and you could even spot Hawai’i’s Big Island on a clear day.

Fun Fact: Modern stand-up paddle boarding began in Hawaii in the 1940s, when instructors such as Duke Kanahamoku would stand on boards to get better views of incoming waves and other surfers.

 

Olowalu is close to Lahaina, Kaanapali and Maalea, and it’s a great spot for SUP lessons when the weather is good. However, weather conditions can change quickly so make sure you check with our staff to see if Olowalu is suitable for your stand up paddle boarding lesson.

West Maui Stand Up Paddle Lesson & Tour

  • 2 Hour PRIVATE Tour
  • We do NOT combine parties!
  • FREE Digital Photos of your tour
  • Water, Snack, Snorkel Gear provided
  • Certified Marine Naturalist Guides
  • Water provided

1 guest $249
2-4 guests $159 per person
5 or more guests $139 per person

Maui’s lighter winds from October to April make Olowalu a perfect winter location for a Private Stand Up Paddle Board Lesson. Paddle above a shallow reef teeming with easily visible tropical fish and Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, and take in stunning views of historical Olowalu and Ukumehame valleys above the surface.

Your guide will share interesting facts about the sea turtles, tropical fish species and seals unique to Hawaii along the way. Haleakala, Molokini Crater, Kahoolawe, Lanai, and Molokai loom in the distance, and you could even spot Hawai’i’s Big Island on a clear day.

Olowalu is close to Lahaina, Kaanapali and Maalea, and it's a great spot for SUP lessons when the weather is good. However, weather conditions can change quickly so make sure you check with our staff to see if Olowalu is suitable for your stand up paddle boarding lesson.

What is SUP?

Stand Up Paddling is kind of like surfing and kind of like kayaking. You stand up (or kneel if you want to) on a SUP board, which is a little thicker than a surf board, and you navigate with a long paddle like you would in a kayak. While you ride small waves on a stand up paddle board, generally you’ll be paddling on top of calm waters and viewing the marine life below.

Why Private Lessons on Maui?

Almost anyone can learn to stand up paddle with proper instruction. Private SUP lessons give you and your party the time and attention you need to feel confident and enjoy your SUP experience.

Our expert stand up paddle board instructors tailor your private lesson to your specific needs and wants. You’re in charge! Stay close to the beach or venture out on a long coastal tour depending on your comfort level and ability. Plus, our stand up paddle board guides are skilled photographers, and they’ll provide you with free digital photos of your SUP lesson.

Our knowledgeable staff can help you choose the best location for your SUP lesson based on current weather conditions and your skill level.