The Monster SUP
ABOUT THIS ACTIVITY
We’re blessed with a beautiful coastline in Newquay and we believe there’s no better way to explore than on our super stand up paddle boards. Newquay’s shores boast rich marine life and captivating pirate tales in equal measure. Learn of tea-smuggling pirates, explore forgotten caves and discover local wildlife native to the south-west.
Our super stand up paddle boards are big enough to fit you and eight of your best buddies on, or you can book on as an individual and meet some epic like-minded people! Don’t worry if your friendship group outweighs the size of one super SUP, we have multiple super SUPs to choose from so bring as many friends as you like!
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
For your Super Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Cornwall adventure, we’ll kit you out in a top of the range wetsuit, buoyancy aid, helmet and paddle from the comfort of our heated changing rooms. Your group will be led by our team of guides down to Newquay Bay where you’ll launch this awesome craft – all aboard!
We launch and land from two of Newquay’s lush, semi-secret coves. The start to experience is an adventure, as we walk down a rock path to the water’s edge. It’s worth it as the scenery is breath taking, there is some incredible coastal wildlife in the area, and you really are experiencing the best of Newquay’s coastal fringe. We take the walk down to the water slowly, the Super SUP will be waiting in the cove for you.
Our Super SUP Tour has been designed to teach you many core skills including how to launch and land, stand up and balance, hold your paddle, perform basic strokes and how to make directional changes as a team. It’s natural to begin your Super SUP Tour kneeling down on the board, many people do. Our instructors are there to guide you step-by-step. You’ll confidently progress from kneeling to standing, by the end of the lesson you’ll be a pro!
THIS IS THE ULTIMATE WAY TO ENJOY OUR COASTLINES!
Under the watchful eye of our expert instructor, you’ll work as a team to navigate craggy coastlines, cliffs, caves and currents. Throughout the tour, our passionate guides will be on hand to give you a fascinating insight into Newquay’s mythical past as well as helping you spot interesting marine wildlife.
After exploring Newquay’s coastal landscape and mastering some basic moves, you’ll moor up your Super SUP for a variety of hilariously fun games. These include the appropriately titled King of the SUP, Sumo SUP and, of course, a bit of classic SUP racing! With the games revealing some winners and some losers (but mostly some very wet contestants!) you’ll negotiate the swell to head back towards dry land. Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Cornwall has something for everyone – you won’t be disappointed!
ENJOY THE CRYSTAL-CLEAR WATERS OF CORNWALL
In between the fun and games you will also have some ‘freestyle’ time to jump, flip, swim and splash your way around the Super SUP. You can admire the view, race your friends or simply be at one with the ocean. Depending on the tour and conditions, some guests may be snorkelling at this point. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, check out our Snorkel Super SUP Safari tour.
MAKING THE MOST OF NEWQUAY ACTIVITY CENTRE
After your Super SUP Tour we have hot outdoor showers and heated changing rooms for your convenience. We also have a well-equipped hire centre for all of your post-lesson needs. Get back out on the water with a SUP of your own, try an alternative paddle sport in a kayak, or enjoy the shoreline on a surfboard or bodyboard.
Once you’ve tried our Super Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Cornwall activity, you’ve got to try our Super SUP + Coasteer activity for the added adrenaline boost.
To find out more, check out our ultimate guide to Super SUP.
Newquay Activity Centre takes SUPing seriously; we have the qualifications and experience to consistently maintain a high level of safety and fun. We are a two-time Gold winner at the Cornwall Tourism Awards and a Gold award winner at the South West Tourism Awards. Our Super Stand Up Paddleboarding adventures in Newquay are days-out to remember!
With safety at the forefront of our lessons, we must advise that children under the age of 8 are welcome to Super SUP with us, but they should be accompanied by an adult and join a Private or Family Super SUP Tour.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE IS EXTREME WEATHER?
We are super fortunate to operate many of our activities within the shelter of Towan beach. We choose the tide and weather times that deliver the very best conditions for Super Stand Up Paddleboard Tours. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature and sometimes she may have different plans for us. We always check the forecasted conditions but if the wind or swell picks up unexpectedly, we may need to change the time or location of your tour. Alternatively, we can move your booking onto a different activity, safe from unsuitable or dangerous SUP conditions.
Over 95% of our tours go ahead unaffected by the weather but, in the unlikely event that this does happen, we have excellent back-up options for you to choose from. If we need to amend your stand up paddle board booking due to adverse weather, we will let you know in advance. (No need to call us). We appreciate your understanding.
NEWQUAY ACTIVITY CENTRE – YOUR HOME FROM HOME
Our purpose-designed centre, conveniently located near Towan beach, is your one-stop shop for ocean adventure activities in Newquay. We’re not in the business of just making a quick buck. When you book with Newquay Activity Centre, you get the care, attention, knowledge and feedback that you need.
On site we have hot showers, heated changing rooms, lockers, separate male and female toilets and clothing storage. We also have a hire centre for all of your needs after your lesson. Extend your days fun and check out our hire equipment.
Book online today or contact us via our online chat where our friendly team will be more than happy to answer your questions. Book tomorrow’s activity today!
ALWAYS WANTED TO LEARN TO SURF?
Have you always dreamed of learning to surf? Is riding inside a tube on your bucket list? Or maybe you’re interested in what all the fuss is about with this surfing malarkey. Well look no further, visit our Newquay Surf School and prepare to get truly addicted! Here at the Newquay Activity Centre Surf School we offer an exhilarating Taster lesson aimed at first time surfers of all ages and abilities.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Our Taster Surfing Lessons introduce you to this super-cool and fun sport, teaching you the basics from beach safety to stand up surfing. You’ll get suited up in toasty-warm Rip Curl wetsuits and ID vests in our heated changing rooms. We also have safety lockers to store your clothes and valuables before heading down to Towan Beach. We use premium quality Swell foam surfboards for our Taster Surfing Lessons as they offer the most stable platform on which to learn.
THERE IS NO BETTER TIME TO START SURFING
“Am I too old? …I’m terrible at sport!” I hear you cry. Well, in fact, it’s never too late OR too early to start surfing! Regardless of age, background, experience or even balance, surfing is an enjoyable and accessible sport for everyone. With our highly qualified and enthusiastic instructors, we’re confident that you’ll have an enjoyable first blast – and we’re sure you’ll be coming back for another fix! Be warned, it’s addictive!
The Newquay Activity Centre is the longest running surf school in Newquay. We use a 1:8 ratio of teachers to students so surfers can receive the attentive tuition they need. We’re also a certified Surfing England Centre of Excellence.
All our surfing lessons and courses have been designed by British Surf Team Coach, Rob Barber. This means that when you learn to surf with us you’re guaranteed the highest level of unparalleled tuition in the industry.
We have a brand new centre, designed in 2021, conveniently located near Towan beach. We have hot outdoor showers, heated changing rooms, lockers, separate male & female toilets, lock boxes for valuables and clothing storage. We also boast a brand new hire centre for all of your post-lesson ocean needs.
We recommend booking in advance, especially if you’re planning on visiting during peak season. Book online today or contact us via our online chat and our friendly team will be more than happy to answer your questions. Book tomorrow’s adventure today!
If you don’t see availability for the date you would like then please contact us using our Online Chat or by calling 01637 877722
Enjoy a unique perspective of Newquay’s coastal beauty.
Book a 6pm session on selected dates through the summer.