Americans have always been determined to blaze new trails, whether wading through the waist-deep layer of tumbleweed covering Arizona or hacking through the petrified forest of national flags on the moon. Conquer the final frontier, the ocean, with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $125 for a SUP GoPro standup-paddleboard lesson for two with a take-home video (a $250 value)
- $20 for a two-hour standup-paddleboard or tandem-kayak rental (a $40 value)<p>
A lesson typically consists of one hour of instruction and one hour of exploration atop the paddleboard. Rentals include paddles and life vests as well as optional wetsuits and leashes for boarders.
Channel Islands Outfitters' Paddle Sports Center
For more than 20 years, Channel Islands Outfitters's Paddle Sports Center has helped humans commune with nature through their guided expeditions, courses, and gear rentals. Their expert guides lead kayakers and hikers to California destinations such as Anacapa Island and Santa Cruz Island, where explorers enjoy picturesque scenery and native wildlife that haven’t yet learned about sarcasm. The outdoor fitness center also offers instruction for outdoorsmen ranging from courses that cultivate Wilderness First Responders to lessons in the art of standup paddleboarding. Meanwhile, their surf shop doles out aquatic equipment such as surfboards, paddleboards, and an array of kayaks that are available in single-seat or tandem models.