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Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Stand Up Paddleboard Tour

From $37.06
Highlights
  • 1.5-hour SUP lesson, tour and rental, in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
  • Have one hour with an expert guide to learn how to SUP and enjoy a guided tour
  • Master the basics of how to SUP before setting out to explore the estuary of Pittwater
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Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
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Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
$37.06
Overview
Learn how to glide across the water on a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park's Basin Campground. Located near Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Basin Campground offers tranquil waters that are perfect for beginners. During one hour with your expert instructor, receive a SUP lesson and guided tour of Pittwater estuary's protected waters. After learning the basics, have an additional 30 minutes to SUP on your own. Learn with a small group limited to eight participants, which ensures individual attention from your instructor.
What to Expect
Start your 90-minute stand-up paddleboarding experience by making your own way to Basin Campground in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Located only 45 minutes by car from central Sydney, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park offers city dwellers the haven of a natural paradise not far from the city limits.

Your guide provides a safety briefing and rental equipment for your lesson, then teaches you the basics on land at first. Learn to handle your board and paddle, then grab your board and head over to the calm waters to practice standing up and balancing on the water, then paddling and steering.

Put your new skills to work on a guided SUP tour around the gentle waters of Pittwater, which is protected from wind, boats and waves, making it an ideal place for easy paddleboarding. Your guide also shares informative commentary about ancient aboriginal sites nearby and the region's colonial history during your tour.

After a 1-hour lesson and tour, enjoy an extra 30 minutes to SUP on your own. Look for wild birds such as sea eagles, kookaburras and lyre birds, in addition to native animals like wallabies and monitor lizards (goannas); the Basin is known as one of the best places in Sydney to see native animals in their natural habitat.

When you return your gear after your 1.5-hour SUP experience ends, you may want to check out nearby picnic and barbecue facilities, and walking trails that lead to sites with indigenous rock engravings.
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Reviewed April 16, 2018
Ecotreasure Triple Combo

I Recently had 59 Students experience stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling and Kayaking over a two hour block with Damian at Eco Treasures. This is not the first time we have booked these activities. At all times the staff have been friendly, experienced and reliable. We...More

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EcoTreasures-Sydney, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

We are stoke you all had fun. Thank you for coming back with the students again. It is always a pleasure showing the students around the Basin estuary. Thank you for your support. Damien

Reviewed February 11, 2018
So good almost want to keep it a Secret!

The setting for this experience is so beautiful, tranquil and safe. The journey to get there - car to Palm Beach then a ferry to The Basin - a great experience in itself. Damien, our guide, is very knowledgeable and passionate about the area. He...More

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DamienEcoTreasures, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

So good to hear you loved the journey to paradise to go paddle boarding. We always enjoy the trip to the Basin if it is by ferry or walking. We are stoked you found the paddle boarding experience fun, easy, relaxing and enjoyable. That is...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018
New experience in stunning location

Never having tried stand up paddleboarding, I was pleasantly surprised. Jeremy was a great teacher, and we had a ball. The boards are very stable and easy even for a novice. The inlet was tranquil and lots of fun to explore. A great morning in...More

Thank Jane C
DamienEcoTreasures, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Nice one, happy you was surprised with your new found skill of paddle boarding. It is very easy to get comfortable in the flat and calm estuary of the Basin which is why we operate in Paradise. It's the best paddle boarding location in Sydney....More

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Fantastic experience

Our guide Damian was so accomodating, helping all participants get the most from the experience. Fabulous part of ther world!

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DamienEcoTreasures, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Yes it is a fantastic part of the world at the Basin Ku-ring-gai. Stoked you had a nice experience in a amazing part of Sydney. Thank you for the review. Damien

Reviewed January 7, 2018
Awesome Fun

What a different way to be educated on Sydney's history and wildlife. Highly recommend this tour! Sup'ing makes it very unique and a good workout too - ideal for any level of fitness! I recommend going in the morning!More

Thank Justin T
DamienEcoTreasures, Owner at EcoTreasures, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Yes always awesome fun SUPing. Thank you for the review and we are happy you gained some knowledge from the experience and found the tour unique. We are now in our 8th year of running the tours and aim to always keep improving our educational...More

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