SUP surfing courses and guiding at Sri Lanka

We provide round the year SUP lessons
Start with stand up paddleboarding (SUP), the fastest growing water sport in the world.

It's fun, easy to learn and can be done in any body of water.

Whether you want to surf, paddle around a lake, downriver or go out to explore snorkelling spots, a paddleboard is the way to go - and Sri Lanka has it all!
SUP advantages
No age limits
People of all ages and fitness levels can try the sport. Unlike surfing, you don't need waves to paddleboard, and very calm, flat water is best for beginners
A total-body workout
A full-body workout that improves your core strength, cardio fitness, balance, and flexibility with virtually no impact
Weather and wave conditions flexibility
The beauty of paddleboarding is that you can do it on an ocean, lake or river
Step by step progress in SUP
1
Flat water experience
You'll be amazed how easy it is to pick up. You'll be cruising along and turning with ease after your first hour.
2
Paddling manoeuvers
Learn specific turns and how to move your feet around the board.
3
First waves
Once comfortable on flat water, it's time to go catch some waves.
4
Improve your surfing
Progress your technique and style while catching more and more waves.
SUP lessons/ prices
Try SUP
— 2 hours river SUP guided tour
— including equipment
— morning or evening sessions
$ 25
ppax
Flat water
(group)
— 2 of 2 hours guided lessons
— including equipment
— morning or evening sessions
— unlimited flat water equipment hire
$ 70
per course
Start SUP surfing
(group)
— 6 lessons (pool + river + ocean)
— including equipment
— morning or evening sessions
— unlimited flat water equipment hire for practice
$ 180
per course
SUP surfing progress (group)
— 3 lessons (river + ocean)
— improve your paddling and manoeuvers
— including the equipment hire
— the choice of morning or evening sessions
— unlimited flat water equipment hire for practice
$ 150
per course
Individual coaching (flat, wave)
— 2 hours lesson
— beginner or progressing
— including equipment
— morning or evening sessions
$ 70
per lesson
SUP guiding
— Discover surf spots of South Sri Lanka
— half day/ full day guiding
— individual route planning
— photo service is available
from $ 25
+ transport
board hire
SUP and surfboard for hire
Our board room
To surf at South Beach you don't need to bring a board with you. Save your time and money, you can rend boards from our surf storage at any time.

Rates:

  • SUP board set (advanced boards) - LKR 1500 per hour;
  • SUP board set (basic boards) - LKR 1000 per hour;
  • Surf board (soft) - LKR 600 per hour;
  • Surf board (hard) - LKR 800 per hour.

If you are interested in SUP long term hire, follow the link
Long-term hire
Long-term SUP hire
We have a variety of different boards available to rent depending whether you want to surf, paddle down the river or just float around and do some yoga.
Our boards suit all abilities from leading SUP manufacturers such as Starboard, Fanatic, Naish, Sunova, NSP and JP - Australia.

Check out our prices below…

Equipment
1-6 days, USD
7-13 days, USD
13 and more days, USD
Advanced boards
50
40
30
Beginner boards
30
25
20
SUP leash
5
4
3
Carbon paddle/ surf
20
15
10
Flat water paddle
10
8
6
flat water guided tours
Jungle river paddling
With SUPs and canoes available, come and experience the wild beauty paddling around Thal Duwa island.

The banks are lined with mangroves and wildlife everywhere including kingfishers, monkeys, sea-eagles and water monitors.
With morning and afternoon sessions available, cruise around the island while feeling the tranquil serenity of the jungle.


Please pre-book at least 1 day before.
Flat Water Adventure Tour
— 2 hours river SUP guided tour
— including equipment
— morning or evening sessions
$ 25
ppax