SUP Tours & Lessons

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**All guests please read: We are currently booking all Summer Adventures! In regards to Covid-19, we have implemented standard procedures that are in line with the guidance of local officials and the CDC in order to keep our guides and guests safe and sanitary. At this time, there will be no lunches served on tours. Please bring your own food for longer tours, and remember "Pack It In, Pack It Out!". Feel free to call us at 530-913-9212 with any questions regarding our adjusted operations due to covid-19.

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. Please call regarding Donner Lake Paddleboard Tours.

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.

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Lessons and ToursTimeDistanceDifficultyLocationMinimumCostBook
Discover Paddleboarding Tour - $60!10am-12pm1-3 milesEasyTahoe Vista Recreation Area
2
$60Book
North Shore Stand Up Paddleboard Tour10am-2pm3-6 milesEasy to ModerateTahoe Vista Recreation Area
2
$85Book
Sand Harbor Stand Up Paddle Board Tour9:00am-1:30pm3-6 milesEasy - ModerateSand Harbor State Park
2
$95Book
Donner Lake Stand Up Paddleboard Tour10am-1pm2-4 milesEasy to ModerateDonner Lake
2
$80Book


Discover Paddleboarding Tour - $60!

NOW ACCEPTING TOUR RESERVATIONS FOR SUMMER 2020!
**All guests please read: We are currently booking all Summer Adventures! In regards to Covid-19, we have implemented standard procedures that are in line with the guidance of local officials and the CDC in order to keep our guides and guests safe and sanitary. At this time, there will be no lunches served on tours. Please bring your own food for longer tours, and remember "Pack It In, Pack It Out!". Feel free to call us at 530-913-9212 with any questions regarding our adjusted operations due to covid-19.

For the beginner who wants to discover Stand Up Paddleboarding 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 knowledgeable guide will provide a complete and thorough paddleboard lesson for beginners followed by a leisurely paddle along the shoreline. Additional paddling techniques as well as natural and human history topics will also be covered along the way.

Tour includes Stand Up Paddleboard, paddle, life jacket, knowledgeable guide, introductory lesson, permit fees, natural and human history discussions.


Typical Distance and Time: 1-3 miles. 10am-12pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy.
Location: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area.
Cost: $60.00 per person, 2 person minimum.


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North Shore Stand Up Paddleboard Tour

NOW ACCEPTING TOUR RESERVATIONS FOR SUMMER 2020!
**All guests please read: We are currently booking all Summer Adventures! In regards to Covid-19, we have implemented standard procedures that are in line with the guidance of local officials and the CDC in order to keep our guides and guests safe and sanitary. At this time, there will be no lunches served on tours. Please bring your own food for longer tours, and remember "Pack It In, Pack It Out!". Feel free to call us at 530-913-9212 with any questions regarding our adjusted operations due to covid-19.

An excellent SUP Tour from our beachfront location in Tahoe Vista, Ca. After an introductory Stand Up Paddleboard lesson on the beach, we head out on the water. Our knowledgeable guides point out ecology, geology and other natural and human history along the way.

They will also cover more paddling tips and techniques throughout the day. Depending on conditions, we will tour along the coast of King's Beach and among the boulder fields of Crystal Bay or along scenic coastline towards Carnelian Bay where we get a unique glimpse of some of Tahoe's most beautiful waterfront homes.

This tour is great for the whole family!

Tour includes Stand Up Paddleboard, paddle, life jacket, knowledgeable guide, instruction, permit fees, natural and human history discussions.


Typical Distance and Time: 3-6 miles. 10am-2pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
Location: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area.
Cost: $85.00 per person, 2 person minimum.


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Sand Harbor Stand Up Paddle Board Tour

NOW ACCEPTING TOUR RESERVATIONS FOR SUMMER 2020!
**All guests please read: We are currently booking all Summer Adventures! In regards to Covid-19, we have implemented standard procedures that are in line with the guidance of local officials and the CDC in order to keep our guides and guests safe and sanitary. At this time, there will be no lunches served on tours. Please bring your own food for longer tours, and remember "Pack It In, Pack It Out!". Feel free to call us at 530-913-9212 with any questions regarding our adjusted operations due to covid-19.

Explore the only undeveloped side of Lake Tahoe by paddleboard - The East Shore! Our adventure begins at Sand Harbor on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe where your guides will first cover a comprehensive paddleboarding lesson on the beach. Once on the water, we paddle along the coastline, soaking up the incredible views of the Sierra Crest. Your guide will cover additional SUP tips and techniques as we travel. They will also discuss the geology, ecology, and natural and human history of the lake throughout your trip.

If the breathtaking boulders throughout Sand Harbor weren't enough, guests can paddle around the fascinating and historic Thunderbird Lodge (conditions permitting). Your guide will discuss the many tales of George Whittell, the original owner, and Bill, his pet lion! Our trained docents will share knowledge about the estate from the water, giving you a truly special experience. Spend more time on the water while still immersing yourself in the history of Lake Tahoe!

This SUP tour is suitable for those who have paddled before and/or have a moderate level of fitness.

Tour includes Stand Up Paddleboard, paddle, PFD, knowledgeable guide, instruction, natural and human history discussions, and permit fees

Know Before You Go
- This tour is suitable for those who have kayaked before and have a moderate level of fitness.
- Must know how to swim
- Sand Harbor Parking often fills by 8:30am, especially on weekends. Arrive 1 hour before your scheduled tour time to allow for parking.
- Due to high water this season, and therefore smaller beaches, we are encouraging guests to travel in double kayaks to minimize our footprint and to maintain the best guest experience.
- Sand Harbor State Park Entrance Fee of $10.00 applies at Park.
- Our meeting location is not the rental tent. We launch adjacent to the rental tent on the same side of boat launch. Directions can be found on our website and will also be sent in a confirmation email.


Typical Distance and Time: 3-6 miles. 9:00am-1:30pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy - Moderate.
Location: Sand Harbor State Park.
Cost: $95.00 per person, 2 person minimum.


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Donner Lake Stand Up Paddleboard 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.


Typical Distance and Time: 2-4 miles. 10am-1pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
Location: Donner Lake.
Cost: $80 per person, 2 person minimum.


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