Before man conquered his fear of water, he amused himself with dust sports such as pushing boulders off cliffs, wrestling tumbleweeds, and falling in the dust. Continue to overcome ancient phobias with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for a one-hour standup paddleboard rental, lesson, or tour for one person (a $50 value)
- $45 for a one-hour standup paddleboard rental, lesson, or tour for two people (a $100 value)
Perched atop provided boards, students of all skill levels flourish under the instruction of seasoned teachers during lessons or tours of towns including Robbins Rest, located 15 minutes from Ocean Beach, as well as Atlantique, Fair Harbor, and Kismet. Tours and lessons can be scheduled at any time throughout the week from Fire Island, and a meeting point will be arranged upon booking an appointment. Trips out of East Islip on the mainland take place on Fridays. Standup-paddleboard rentals grant personal control throughout one-hour journeys, allowing for pit stops to chat with passing mermaids.
Fire Island Kite & SUP
The pulsing waves of the Atlantic Ocean rock boards, lulling riders into a state of reverie as salt-tinged air tousles their hair. Long Island natives and former lifeguards Johana and Billy fell in love with this sun-soaked state of meditation and now share it with others through tours, lessons, and rentals at Fire Island Kite & SUP. With origins in ancient Hawaii, standup paddleboarding offers a laid-back alternative to walking on water. Visitors skim over shallows teeming with fish, keeping eyes peeled for wildlife while slipping past towns such as Robbins Rest and Fair Harbor.
Kiteboarding, on the other hand, has its roots solidly in modern times and sates the cravings of adrenaline junkies. The sport blends the speed of windsurfing, the sweeping turns of snowboarding, and the gentle spray of being on Shamu's debate team. Under the eye of a certified instructor, gusts of wind fill sails and propel kiteboarders across the waters near East Island.