SUP lessons

Minimum number of participant


SUP Lessons

Have you wanted to try Stand Up Paddle Board, but didn’t know how to get started?

Bowen Island is the perfect place to learn stand-up paddle boarding (SUP). Have fun, shape up, and find your balance on our big stable boards. Our Paddle Canada Certified SUP instructors will teach you the basics in three hours. You’ll learn the core paddling skills, safety on the water, and most of all how to have fun! Be prepared to be introduced to a whole new sport that allows you to explore and engage with our natural wonderland. Please note that this course provides no certification.  

Each 3-hour class is $90  and includes rental of a paddle board and personal flotation device (PFD).

Length: 3 hours


  • No prerequisites, all levels welcome
  • Must be comfortable in and around water

Class Min/Max:

  • Max 6
  • Min 2

Price : $90


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SUP Private and Group Lessons

Are you looking for a one on on SUP Lesson? Our instructors are patient, experienced and ready to work with you at your own pace.

Or are you looking for a unique and fun experience to share with friends, family, or colleagues? We’ve got you covered. We’ll customize a memorable event that best suits your group.

Please call the shop at 800-605-2925 for pricing and to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Price for Standard Lesson:$90

Rental Policy

All paddlers must sign a waiver to release Bowen Island Sea Kayaking from liability. Any damaged or lost gear will be charged to the renter at the full, retail price. Solo paddlers renting without a group must demonstrate their ability to return into the kayak after capsizing. All youth under the age of 19 must have waiver release forms signed by a parent or guardian and rent in groups of at least three unless renting with an adult. Youth between the ages of 6 and 15 may rent single or double kayaks when they are part of a school, club, or family group if they have waivers signed by a legal guardian or parent. During rentals every paddler must wear his or her personal flotation device when in or on the water. No alcohol or drug use permitted during rentals, tours or lessons. Staff reserves the right to postpone kayak trips, depending on weather conditions. If a rental must be cancelled by the operator credit will be given to the customer if the rental cannot be rescheduled to accommodate the customer.