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Five Best Places for SUP in Orange County

Best Places for SUP in Orange County

What’s SUP? The hot weather is what’s up. Wondering what is the best way to cool down and still keep your kids active in Orange County? Stand up paddleboarding (SUP). There are many places to rent equipment and take your kids out on the water, however, these are the best places for SUP in Orange County.


Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

The dunes is a perfect place to introduce your kids to SUP. They have a variety of water sports available including kayaks, hydro bikes, canoes, and SUP. The rates for SUP at Newport Dunes is $20 an hour or $60 for four hours. The water is as smooth as glass which is perfect for young kids first trying the sport.


Newport Aquatic Center
1 Whitecliffs Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

The Newport Aquatic Center has some of the nicest staff and the best prices in Newport. They are right on the waters in Back Bay and offer kayak and SUP rentals. The rates are $20 an hour, and they have a minimum age of 14 years (and all paddlers must wear a life vest).


Westwind Sailing
34451 Ensenada Pl
Dana Point, CA 92629

Dana Point Harbor is a great place to take the family stand up paddleboarding, and Westwind Sailing is located right on the water. The offer rentals and also classes for beginners. Rates are $25 hr., $35 1.5 hr., $40 2 hr. for SUP rental.


Paddle Power
1500 West Balboa Blvd
Newport Beach, CA 92663

When looking for a great place to rent a paddleboard to ride around Newport Harbor, Paddle Power is one of the best. They have been in business since 1989 and is a one-stop paddle shop. Their rates are $20 an hour.


Island Paddleboard
229 Marine Ave
Balboa Island 92662

What we love about Island Paddleboard is that they have children paddleboards!! They are the only paddleboard shop on Balboa Island that is surrounded by calm waters – perfect for SUP. Their rates are:
1 Hour: $25
1.5 Hours: $32 Pam’s Special
2 Hours: $37.5
3 Hours: $50
4+ Hours (until close): $65 All you can paddle


Have fun taking your children stand up paddleboarding this summer!!

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  1. The OC Boy Scout Council’s Newport Seabase also offers lessons and camps for kids water sports and sailing in the summer

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