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“Amazing workout and experience”

Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Owner description: In Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg Florida, Urban Kai Stand Up Paddle Board Shop (located in two locations on Tampa Bay) is teaching, touring and offering fitness classes for stand up paddle boarding (SUP), and it’s the latest recreational, low impact, and fun activity to get into top shape! It looks like the miracle of “walking on water” but you are actually floating on water while standing up and paddling. We offer fitness classes, private lessons, adventure tours, and rentals in the Tampa Bay and florida areas. We also provide kayaks for rent.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children
Clearwater, Florida
1 review
“Amazing workout and experience”
Reviewed September 25, 2011

Everyone was so relaxing and helpful. The water was peaceful and quiet. First time experience and couldn't have asked for a better Sunday morning. Quick learn and no pressure. Small group of 5 made it individual experience. Thanks for a great morning and ride!

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“Fantastic work out”
Reviewed September 24, 2011

Mike what a great paddle work out today at Davis Island. Well worth the money. I appreciate you keeping me honest wirh my technique. Loved the prisoner walk exercise.

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
“An afternoon on the water with my family -- best birthday gift ever!”
Reviewed September 20, 2011

I was surprised by my husband and two teenagers with the only hint being "wear your bathing suit". We met Mike and Aimee at the boat launch on Weedon Island and started our lesson with dry land instruction and hit the water 10 minutes later. We got the hang of it quickly and soon were able to enjoy our surroundings while paddling. We saw stingrays, pelicans, spoonbills, egrets, blue heron and fish were jumping everywhere! It is a workout so I enjoyed the stretching break on the sandbar and cooled off in the water. What a beautiful, memorable day. I suggest bringing frozen bottled waters and sunscreen -- both can be strapped to the front of the board.

Visited September 2011
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Vashon, Washington
1 review
“A great Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding!”
Reviewed July 12, 2011

It was our first time trying Stand Up Paddleboarding, and Mike and Amiee gave us all the necessary instructions and we were on our way. It was easier than I thought it would be. Stand Up Paddleboards are the perfect maritime vehicle to explore the mangrove waterways around Fort De Soto. We enjoyed viewing rays and lots of fish, unfortunately didn't see a Manatee. Maybe next time. Urban Kai was a very professionally run experience and I would recommend them to anyone. Mike's background as a professional trainer comes through with coaching on the finer points of SUP'ing. Urban Kai rocks!

Visited May 2011
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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
“Awesome Day on the Water”
Reviewed July 10, 2011

My husband, daughter and I went paddleboarding for the first time and we are hooked. Our instructor was absolutely great... explained it thoroughly, brought several types of boards for us to try. We had a great time, great workout! I would highly recommend giving Urban Kai a call... great adventure... cannot wait to do it again.

Visited July 2011
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