Though the sport of paddleboarding has roots in Polynesian culture and has been around for centuries, it’s only been within the last decade or so that stand-up paddleboarding (or SUP) has taken off as one of the fastest-growing water spots that a person can enjoy.

Because of its unique coastal geography, Ocean Isle Beach is the perfect place to try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding! Read on below to learn more about this fun and invigorating activity, as well as which companies can help you enjoy your paddleboarding experience!


Carolina School of Surf

Not only does the Carolina School of Surf offer lessons and equipment rentals for surfing, but it also has an abundance of gear, lessons, and tours available for those who wish to partake in stand-up paddleboarding. A one-hour lessons and tour, priced at a mere $45.00 per stand-up paddler, includes the cost of renting the paddleboard, paddle, and other essential equipment. Lessons and tours are given along the Intracoastal Waterway, where the placid waters make for easy paddling and a scenic route for exploring Ocean Isle Beach.


Surf Unlimited Mercantile

Headquarted in Ocean Isle Beach near the Museum of Coastal Carolina, Surf Unlimited Mercantile is a purveyor of SUP rentals and equipment. Here, visitors can rent out kids’ SUP boards, ten-foot and eleven-foot SUP boards, and extra SUP paddles. High-end board brands like Naish are also available for purchase.


Lola’s Olas

Lola’s Olas is another great company that teaches participants how to stand-up paddleboard using in-depth lessons covering general safety, equipment, paddle technique, and board control. The prices at Lola’s Olas include all equipment, such as cutting-edge Riviera and Naish paddleboards and durable carbon-fiber Kialoa paddles. Each lesson lasts for approximately an hour and fifteen minutes.


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