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Go Vertical SUP boasts to be the best on the Gold Coast for paddle boarding lessons, tours and board hire. We operate at the best location right in the heart of Surfers Paradis on the River, as part of the Famous Bumbles Cafe at Budds Beach. Our...more
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19 River Dr | Shop 4, Ground Level, Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 423 716 625
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Had an awesome time doing SUP for the first time. The scenery was spectacular and it was a good exercise. Recommend 100% soooo fun

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank melb0urnecity
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I had an awesome morning on our first SUP tour ever. Linda was professional and we learnt how to SUP really quickly. We had so much fun. Definitely coming back one day.

Thank S413LPjulien
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

The husband, teenager and I hired boards and opted for the 15 minute intro lesson, as we had never done it before. Kaz is AMAZING!! Very friendly customer service, and her instructions are clear and precise. Seriously, if Kaz can get me standing up and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Buggysmom247
Reviewed January 22, 2019

I took my son with me and we hired a few boards for a few hours and had so much fun, The broad water is so calming and it was a perfect day we even had a swim after the paddle boarding just in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tamara A
Reviewed January 13, 2019

I went this Sunday and hired a sup for the first time. Linda couldn't have been more helpful or professional. She even was able to coax my little dog (who's afraid to swim) on to the board. I highly recommend this company for a great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wander584734
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Great morning on the water in a lovely location. The lady who dealt with us was really nice and very helpful. We paid $35 dollars each for 2 hours paddle board hire. The company offers group discount. We loved it and wish we went more!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nialc2014
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Id arranged an SUP adventure for a group of friends. This was booked through First Wave Surf School - with Reagan. The group feedback of their adventure was excellent. One and half hours SUPing with Reagan coaching alongside had them all confident and totally enjoying...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank natalies156
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We hired a SUP for an hour at Budds Beach and did our own thing .They also have 2 hour tours.This is a great spot for beginners as the water is relatively calm and safe. The boards vary in size and design and are suited...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

wow - what an awesome location! beautiful, calm spot of the gold coast water. the instructors were all so professional, helpful and made me feel very comfortable. i would recommend to anyone looking to have a lovely couple of hours seeing the gold coast scenery...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrJones_TA
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Having never attempted paddle boarding my two girls 15 years and 12 years were in amazing hands with Cass. The girls were up on two feet in no time, learning turns and skills in such a short time. Both my girls had an amazing experience...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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March 21, 2017|
Response from 837LindaS837 | Property representative |
Hi Our best location for beginners is on the river at Budds Beach in Surfers Paradise. It's wind protected and there is an area where it's protected form boats and current. Also Budds Beach has everything you need to make... More
February 15, 2017|
Response from 837LindaS837 | Property representative |
Hi Feng We do have participants take part in paddle boarding even if they can't swim as life jackets are available for use! we do recommend you take a fully instructed lesson so you have someone watching over you whilst you... More