Biologists estimate that water makes up 65% of the human body, 71% of the planet’s surface, and 0% of the R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire. Conquer the planet’s most prevalent liquid with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $45 for a two-hour stand-up paddleboard adventure course for one, valid Saturday and Sunday (a $99 value)
- $90 for a two-hour stand-up paddleboard adventure course for two, valid from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (a $198 value) <p>
From May through October—weather and water conditions permitting—a guide teaches stand-up paddleboarding basics and water-safety skills before turning paddlers loose on the waterway. On May weekends, tours run 10 a.m.–noon, 1–3 p.m., and 4–6 p.m.; later in the season, tours will run at similar times. All gear is provided.<p>
After listening to professional instruction from Local Paddler's guides, total novices can paddle their standup paddleboards through the crystalline waters of North Carolina's lakes and rivers. Instructors teach newbies to stand upright on their boards, showcase J-strokes, sweep strokes, and other fundamentals, and also impart water-safety lessons, such as never drink the entire lake in one sitting. Local Paddler's shop furnishes all equipment for aquatic adventures, which unfold along the scenic shorelines of Falls Lake, Wake Forest Reservoir, Lake Norman, Lake Wylie, Tailrace Marina, Mountain Island Lake, or the Catawba River.