Learn the popular new sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). Join one of our custom guided Stand Up Paddleboard Tours or book a group or private lesson. Lake Tahoe is the perfect venue for beginners to get a taste of this exciting sport. Donner Lake also offers great SUP tour options for those who wish to explore the Truckee region.
Experience gliding on an SUP over crystal clear waters, among giant boulder fields, and along beautiful coastline. With over 70 feet of visibility, you will be amazed by the views as you peer into Tahoe's depths from your SUP. Tahoe Adventure Company has an SUP Adventure for every ability level.
SUP Tours Beginning at $55 per person
SUP Rentals $20 per hour and down depending on duration
For the beginner who wants to discover Stand Up Paddle-boarding in a safe learning environment, this 2 hour special is waiting for you! Discover an easy and accessible sport on the clear alpine waters of Lake Tahoe. Our professional guide will provide a complete and thorough lesson for beginners.
Tour includes Stand Up Paddleboard, paddle, PFD, knowledgeable guide, introductory lesson, permit fees, natural and human history discussions. No meal provided. Please bring water. Tour meets at the Tahoe Vista Recreation Area at 10am daily. Reservations are required.
Typical Distance and Time: 1-3 miles, 2 hours. Daily 10am - 12pm. Level of Difficulty: Easy. Location: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area. Cost: $55 per person. 2 person minimum.
North Shore Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
An excellent trip from our beachfront location in Tahoe Vista, Ca. After an introductory lesson, we head out on the water for a paddle. We point out ecology, geology and other natural and human history along the way. Paddle along the coast of King's Beach, among the boulders of Crystal Bay and along scenic coastline while getting a unique glimpse of some of Tahoe's most beautiful waterfront homes.
Tour includes Stand Up Paddleboard, paddle, PFD, professional guide, instruction, permit fees, natural and human history discussions and an excellent deli lunch.
Distance and Time: 3-6 miles. 10am-2pm. Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate. Location: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area. Cost: $85 per person 2 person minimum.
Sand Harbor Stand Up Paddleboard Tour
Explore the only undeveloped side of Lake Tahoe - The East Shore! We start our adventure at Sand Harbor on Tahoe's East Shore and first cover a comprehensive paddleboarding lesson on the beach. Once on the water, we paddle along the coastline, soaking up the incredible Sierra views. Your guide will discuss the geology, ecology, and natural and human history of the lake throughout your trip.
To re-energize, we will land on a hidden beach for a delicious deli spread lunch and cold beverages. This trip provides great opportunities to paddle, swim, or just float. You may also get to paddle around the fascinating historic Thunderbird Lodge. Your guide will enthrall you with the many tales of George Whittell, the original owner, and Bill, his pet lion! It's great for the whole family!
Tour includes Stand Up Paddleboard, paddle, PFD, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions and a deli spread lunch.
Distance and Time: 3-6 miles. 9:30am-2pm. Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate. Location: Sand Harbor State Park. Cost: $90 per person. 2 person minimum.
Donner Lake SUP Tour
Explore the beautiful waters of Donner Lake! Just a short drive from Downtown Truckee and surrounded by the peaks of Donner Pass, Donner Lake is a true High Sierra gem. Your guides will first cover an introductory lesson on shore. Then, we head out on the water for a leisurely paddle where more paddling tips will be offered. Ecology, geology and other natural and human history topics will be discussed along the way. Our paddle explores the many sides of Donner Lake including China Cove and the calm waters of the estuary.
Tour includes Stand Up Paddleboard, paddle, PFD, professional guide, instruction, permit fees, natural and human history discussions and snacks.
Distance and Time: 2-4 miles. 10am-1pm. Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate. Location: Donner Lake. Cost: $80 per person 2 person minimum.