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Two-Hour Standup-Paddleboard Rental, Lesson for One, or Sightseeing Tour for Two from SUP Shack (Up to 55% Off)

Santa Cruz

91% of 95 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

Instructors lead students through basic core-strengthening maneuvers with provided equipment or let boarders ride Santa Cruz Harbor

The Fine Print

Expires Feb 20th, 2013. Limit 1/person, may buy 1 as gift. Limit 1/visit. Valid only for option purchased. 48hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Valid for new customers only or those who haven't been to SUP Shack in the past 12 months. Must be 18 or older or accompanied by an adult. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Prior SUP experience for rental or must take the Discover SUP lesson. Valid only in Santa Cruz Harbor. Must be able to swim or you must bring life vest. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

While navigating the waves, remaining upright is vital for spotting the edge of the earth in time to savor how wrong science was. Stand up to geology with today’s Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $12 for a two-hour standup-paddleboard (SUP) rental (a $25 value)
  • $19 for a Discover SUP standup-paddleboard lesson (up to a $40 value)
  • $49 for a SUP sightseeing tour for two (a $110 value)

Beginners learn the basics of standing up, steering, and paddling during the Discover SUP lesson, which includes board and paddle rental. More confident paddlers can rent an Angulo Suppah Slippah board for two hours. Tours visit sights around the wharf and harbor.

SUP Shack

Trudie Ransom knows just how addictive the sensation of standing above the waves can be. After just a few trips out on her board, she not only began training with the standup-paddleboarding master Andy Whitman from Angulo boards, but also opened up SUP Shack. From her experience shadowing Whitman, she decided the best way to introduce people to the sport was with Angulo’s soft, 10-foot boards, which serve as an easy surface to learn on while spending a day on the waves or taking one of the shop’s classes or tours. Classes never contain more than six students, allowing each student to have the one-on-one attention needed to master the art of balancing and maneuvering the board. Once pupils are sure of their strokes, the shop’s instructors lead guided tours that slip out across the rippling blue mirror and past the sights of the harbor or tackle the more advanced paths past sea-lion habitats. Late-evening tours pause as the sun sets over the ocean, filling the sky with color like somebody inciting peacocks to riot.


Though SUP Shack sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

SUP Shack

Trudie Ransom knows just how addictive the sensation of standing above the waves can be. After just a few trips out on her board, she not only began training with the standup-paddleboarding master Andy Whitman from Angulo boards, but also opened up SUP Shack. From her experience shadowing Whitman, she decided the best way to introduce people to the sport was with Angulo's soft, 10-foot boards, which serve as an easy surface to learn on while spending a day on the waves or taking one of the shop's classes or tours. Classes never contain more than six students, allowing each student to have the one-on-one attention needed to master the art of balancing and maneuvering the board. Once pupils are sure of their strokes, the shop's instructors lead guided tours that slip out across the rippling blue mirror and past the sights of the harbor or tackle the more advanced paths past sea-lion habitats. Late-evening tours pause as the sun sets over the ocean, filling the sky with color like somebody inciting peacocks to riot.


Tips

  • “SUP Shack is terrific - knowledgeable and friendly staff, efficient service, and quality, modern equipment.”

  • “Great experience! Trudie made it fun & easy! I highly recommend SUP for anyone looking to experience something new outdoors -- esp. for peace & quiet with sea life...”

    “Great experience! Trudie made it fun & easy! I highly recommend SUP for anyone looking to experience something new outdoors -- esp. for peace & quiet with sea life in the beautiful SC Harbor! Tip: stretch first as your core will be a tad sore. :)”

  • “Awesome business and really helpful staff. ”

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