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Aug 15, 2018
“Paddlin' Stag ”
Aug 13, 2018
“excellent fun!”
Explore Hamburg from an amazing perspective! I am a licensed Stand Up Paddling Instructor in my fifth season and offer SUP lessons and guided tours on the Alster, Hamburg's beautiful lake in the heart of the city. No fixed dates for courses and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
St. Georgs Kirchhof 26, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
+49 175 5274368
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited SUP Alster on a recent stag do - 10 people in total, so 8 were paddling and 2 in a boat. This was a lot of fun, it seemed to wake up those still with the previous night's hangover. Frank was excellent, very...More

Thank Craig D
Reviewed August 13, 2018

i managed to get two paddle boarding sessions in during my short stay in hamburg and had an excellent time on both occassions. frank is a really good teacher and SUP is actually pretty easy to get the hang of quickly. (unlike surfing which i...More

Thank tuhpeegee
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The two persons course was a gift from me to my girlfriend. We had no experience nor expectations. Frank is an amazing SUP instructor. He is a kind and funny dude who knows how to get people to paddle. The whole trip over the Alster...More

Thank Janek K
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I arranged for a group of 16 to have a 2 hour lesson with Frank. Due to the limited number of boards available half the group hired peddle boats and followed along whilst the first group were having a lesson, we then switched after 1...More

Thank Jonny S
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We went on one of Franks guided tours around Hamburg and it was an amazing way to spend the afternoon. Frank is a very good teacher and explained things slowly and clearly. The three of us in the group picked it up quickly and Frank...More

Thank simonhicken
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

I decided to take my partner on a guided SUP adventure on our first trip to Hamburg. We learnt a great deal; in the beginning we were just paddling, by the end we were flying along! Even on a windy day, Frank was able to...More

Thank anotherkiwi2015
Reviewed May 10, 2018

We were a group of 12 novices that booked SUP Paddleboarding for a Saturday afternoon. Frank met us on time, got us ready, and gave a brief overview. We got lucky in that the weather was absolutely stunning. Paddleboarding was a really nice thing to...More

Thank DavidMBelfast
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We started out near a lovely restaurant near the canal. After a brief intro we were straight out on our adventure together on paddleboards. Our Instructor Javi was very nice and fun and looked after the people struggling. After an hour or so of games...More

Thank brucey31353
Frank H, Inhaber at SUP Alster, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Hey Brucey, Your review could have been written by one of my happy clients... However, I found out that Javi, who obviously did a great job, works for my friends at alstersurfer.com I bet they will love to see your "excellent" rating on their site....More

Reviewed July 13, 2017

Frank was a great instructor who was hard at some times but thats what we needed with 10 guys on a trip 😉

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Frank H, Inhaber at SUP Alster, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

Hi Remco, Thanks for rating me with 5 stars although being "hard" sometimes... It's like you wrote: Tough guys need a tough instructor ;-) Thanks, Frank

Reviewed August 20, 2016

Wenn had a wonderful time with Frank today. He is very very patient and a great teacher. Wenn are from Hamburg and knew the area, but still ... Bei being on the water is great.

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