Reef 2 Beach Surf, in Agnes Water - Queensland, runs a surf school every day of the year. All that is required is that you front up at the surf shop at 10.00 am and sign on, it's as simple as that.
Welcome to 1770 SUP!
"SUPing", Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the newest trend worldwide for a good reason ... It is really easy & quick to learn, great fun, requires no special fitness so everybody from 7 to 90 years old can walk on the water ... just like Jesus ! 1770 SUP offers THE BEST locations to practice this fantastic sport in a safe & pristine flat water ways of the town of 1770 or several levels of wave surfing on the main beach of Agnes Water.
SUP-ing (Stand-Up Paddle Surfing) is an ancient form of surfing, that can be traced back to the very early days of Polynesia. It’s a water sport for everybody and the fastest growing board sport in the world ... in that anyone can do it.
It is very easy to learn, great fun and a gentle full-body workout while ‘walking’ on water ... 1770 SUP has put together tours in the pristine environment (Agnes Water and the Town of 1770 in Queensland) that offer a wide range of conditions, from flat, calm water to several levels of wave action. We will not only take you stand-up paddling, but will provide opportunities to try your hand at kitesurfing (intro kite flying only), try to catch a fish (bear in mind, they don't call it catch!), view many different species of birds and wildlife in the unique mangrove environment that is easily accessible with these fabulous toys, perhaps paddle alongside dolphins and impressive eagle rays and maybe even catch a crab for dinner. Discover the natural beauty of Mother Nature and yourself in it...
Our SUP Lessons & Tours are designed to suit absolut beginners right through to intermediate or skilled board riders.
What you will learn during our lessons:
get familiar with equipment
pickup and carry surfboard
basic paddle stroke
basic paddle turn
paddle on knees
how to stand up
where to stand up
paddle standing up
control board direction
using paddle to keep stable
using paddle to keep from falling
step back on tail, lift nose
sweeping strokes on one side
front side turn
back side turn
Basic instruction to get you up and SUP'ing ...
Stand-Up Paddle Board Tours Info:
DEPARTURES: TIDE & WIND DEPENDENT:
MORNING TOUR START APPROX 9.30-10am (2.5-3HRS duration )
AFTERNOON TOUR START APPROX 1.30-2pm (2.5-3HRS duration)
INTRO TOUR:"Sandbar Fun" for backpackers $55 Inclusive (Dbl up available $75)
2.5 - Small grps 3-4 pax
Paddle Tour- Experience the natural beauty of 1770 and Agnes Water in queensland, from a unique perspective in calm- protected waters, stop at the sandbar- try your hand at kitesurfing (intro kite flying only), fishing, swimming, frisbee, sunbathe or chillout with a drink and take in the views!!. See stingrays, fish, occasionnly dolphins + turtles, birdlife include sea eagles and pelicans !! Sunset over the bay (afternoon tour only)
Tour Includes: Intro to Standup paddling, approx. 1hr at 1770 sandbar, kite flying (instruction), fishing gear (including bait),frisbee, safe swimming + sunbathing area. Free Pickup + drop off Free local postcard Environmental levy inc Cold water available or BYO drinks
One way paddle tour, using tide or wind along Roundhill Creek, starting or finishing around the shoreline of the sleepy but picturesque town of 1770 in Queensland, immerse yourself in the mangroves of the creek, explore estuaries where fish, stingrays, crabs and birds call home. Learn about the history of the area, the importance of mangroves to the ecology and some of the many creatures that call the creek home. Have a fish or swim from sandbank (mid to low tide only) check our crab pots and even take one home!! Stop at the infamous Tree Bar for a drink, nibble and sunset viewing (afternoon only).
Tour Includes- Intro to Standup Paddling, history and wildlife knowledge, fishing gear, free pickup + drop off, stop at "Tree Bar" (afternoon tour) plus environmental levy. Cold water available or BYO drinks.
For the adventurous, experienced surfer or paddleboarder, explore the stunning beaches and coastline of Agnes Water from the headland to Workmans Beach and Bathtubs taking in the wave action and added thrill of ocean paddling. Stop at Surfclub for a drink and chat. (afternoon tour)
Tour Includes- Advanced strokes for turning, instruction on wave catching, chance to see local fish and birdlife, possible whale spotting during season !! Free Pickup & Drop off.
Six or more people (max of 10) we can organise a group halfday bash, utilising 1770 foreshore with activities on land and paddleboard experience. includes access to fishing + beach equipment, eski for BYO drinks + nibbles.
for more info about team building, group tours, kids day out ...
BOARD HIRE: 3hrs @ $60 per board + deposit
(no experience add $15 p/person for 15 min intro)
SALES: ask us about boards and equipment or visit our website 1770SUP.com.au
THINGS TO BRING:
Sunscreen, necessary medication, swimmers, thongs or reef shoes ok, hat (if needed) sunglasses, towel (for after tour) camera only if splash or waterproof on a wrist band, (little bit of cash for drink or nibbles on arvo eco or surf tour). Be aware- we are a water based activity so dont bring anything you dont want to get wet or lose inclds: fave sunnies, jewellery or hat !! Valuables: pls leave at accomodation or we will lock in vehicle- but at owners risk.
PHOTOS - We can take pictures on our camera and photos can be downloaded from our website.