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Address: 55 West St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: +1 207-610-2970
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Description: Acadia Stand Up Paddle Boarding offers beginner lessons, rentals for area...
Acadia Stand Up Paddle Boarding offers beginner lessons, rentals for area lakes, private tours, and SUP yoga classes. Located in downtown Bar Harbor our retail store offers a wide variety of paddle boards for sale as well as beach lifestyle accessories. All our programs are taught by experienced certified instructors. Due to the small group nature of our program offerings, please note our strict 24 hour cancellation policy.
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Paddleboarding was on my bucket list. I went on a Wed. went back two more time! LOVE IT! Chris is patient and encouraging. Took my 11 year old son - he loved it! I am hooked and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Paddleboarding was on my bucket list. I went on a Wed. went back two more time! LOVE IT! Chris is patient and encouraging. Took my 11 year old son - he loved it! I am hooked and can't wait to get out there again.

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Southwest Harbor, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have tried paddle boarding a few times without prior instruction. While I had a great time and was able to get around, I really wanted to master some solid strokes to help me navigate more easily and really control my board. After paddling with Machelle this morning, I feel much more competent and am excited for a full summer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My husband and I recently spent the weekend in Bar Harbor and took our first SUP lesson from Chris. We had been thinking about purchasing stand up paddle boards for a while but wanted to make sure we enjoyed it before we committed to buying. Taking a lesson from Chris was the BEST decision we've ever made! Chris took us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had a two hour afternoon session. I have paddle boarded a fair amount but with no prior lessons. My daughter had only tried it once before. Our instructor, Chris, was excellent for both. He provided basic skills instruction and took us out into Frenchman's Bay, which was really fun. We highly recommend it for all ages and experience levels.

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Hampden ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Stand up paddle boarding is a must do when you visit Bar Harbor. It is a great way to get out and see Acadia national Park and Frenchmans bay. Chris our guide, was friendly, knowledgeable, and a spectacular paddle-board instructor. The equipment was all top-of-the-line, and there was no experience necessary. Within five minutes we were up in action.

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a real good time if you're reasonably active. I've done it before in the harbor in Manchester By the Sea, MA. If you haven't, the instructor is very important and this guy is top notch. I learned a lot. Just because you've tried something before doesn't mean you know it. I did not wear a wetsuit but I'd... More 

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Halifax, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had a great time doing SUP for the first time. instructions were given, they were clear and repeated when needed. Had no water shoes but place offers them for decent price. nice area where we did our class. will definitely go again. in love with SUP now. Thank you! Highly recommended.

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Lancaster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Surprised our twin daughters with a private paddle board lesson. Chris was a great instructor. He provided all the equipment and went over all the safety items, instructions, etc. before they even went into the water. When we asked the girl's what was the best thing they did in Bar Harbor they said the lesson. The views were awesome and... More 

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Prince, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Had a great time last weekend Paddleboarding! Would definitely recommend and will be Paddleboarding again - loved it so much may even buy boards. Thank you!

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LAKEFIELD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

On July 2nd, 2014 my wife and I went stand up paddle boarding for the first time. It was terrific! Chris gave us excellent instructions and we had a great time. He also deserves credit for using excellent equipment. Much better than you would get at most rental places. It was a fabulous time and the weather was perfect. We're... More 

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Additional Information about Acadia Stand Up Paddleboarding

Address: Address: 55 West St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: +1 207-610-2970
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

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