Paddle Boarding Lessons East Lothian

Learn Stand Up Paddle Boarding (sup) and tour the stunning coastline around Dunbar near Edinburgh. Highly qualified staff and top of the range equipment. Ideal for individuals and groups – beginner to advanced lessons available.

Looking to hire some equipment for your own adventure? Click below.

Beginners Paddle Boarding Lessons

Adult & Junior (13yr+)

Learn the basics of how to paddle, turn and stand with our beginner paddle boarding lesson. This lesson gives an insight into safety and equipment, while giving skills and confidence in independent paddleboarding 

Paddle Board Yoga

Adult

A wonderful day of relaxation  on the coast. Our paddle board and yoga day is not one to be missed. 

Hosted by Kosa Yoga and one of our top SUP instructors these super sociable days are a treat and not to be missed!  

Private Paddle Board Lessons

Adults & Junior

Bespoke paddle boarding lessons and tours designed specifically for your needs. Can be one to one or small private groups. We can recommend the ideal session or day. We can even add on yoga or recommend ideal places to eat or stay locally! 

Dunbar Paddle Boarding Tour

Adult & Junior (13yr+)

Our first step for beginners looking to tour and explore the coast! Dunbars stunning and varied coastline provides the perfect backdrop to learning of new coastal skills,  route planning and safety considerations 

East Lothian / Borders Paddle Boarding Tour Days

Adult & Junior (13yr+)

South East Scotland coastline has beautiful beaches, harbours, islands and rivers. Our guides will run full day adventures both inland and on the coast to seek out hidden treasures. A great way to explore the coast!

Corporate SUP

Corporate Paddle Boarding Days

Adults

We offer a variety of adventure team building days for business. Including introductory SUP or SURF lessons, giant SUP races, battles or coastal tours. Sessions can be added to with yoga, outdoor learning or food for a full day of relaxation or fun!

SUP activities

SUP XL & Dragons

Adults & Junior

Join friends or family on our Giant SUP L or DRAGONS (4 people) or SUP XL (8 people) boards and take part in races, games, challenges or simply relax exploring the coast! We offer bespoke adventures” (Coasteering and Snorkelling)

group SUP lessons

Group Paddle Boarding

Adults & Junior

We offer a range of Paddle Boarding opportunities for groups at discounted rates. Ideal for schools, community groups, families and parties. Individual SUP or SUPXL boards can be offered depending on experience

C2C Sunday Social

Adults

A series of talks, films and events on the last Sunday afternoon of each month. Topics range from water photography to coastal safety and cover all our sports. Events include beach cleans & charity paddles. A great way to make new friends!

FAQs

2 hours for lessons. Tours start from 2 hours long, with our day tours between 4-6hrs. They vary in time depending on locations and route plans.

We offer 1 instructor to 8 customers. We can organise private classes but please contact the office.

Yes – swim costume, towel and sunscreen.

We provide excellent wetsuits and accessories appropriate to conditions so you are warm and comfortable throughout the year. All paddleboard equipment hire is included in the cost of the lesson/tour.

If you are a beginner you can start with beginner classes. More advanced paddlers can join our tours

For all lessons and hires we require all participants to be able to swim a minimum of 50 metres unaided.

Yes, all our beginner classes are in an enclosed tidal estuary or harbour, we provide experienced instructors to act as your guides too.

No unfortunately. Although we know of people that participate while pregnant perfectly happily our company policy is not to allow this.

Belhaven Surf Centre. Beginners classes take place in front of the estuary or in Dunbar Harbour and tours are mostly on the beautiful East Lothian Coastline. Unique tours can be inland.

Find your surf level

Surf coaching can help you improve quickly but it’s important to start at the right level.

We have 4 stages of development: beginner, improver, intermediate and advanced.

The way we teach, where and what we offer varies depending on your level.

Beginner

Ideal for?

  • Those new to the sport of surfing
  • Those who have surfed before but struggle to catch or stand in white water waves

Aims: To have fun surfing safely while developing your technique and knowledge – becoming a white water warrior!

Availability: Daily lessons subject to waves.

Beginner +

Ideal for?

  • Those with experience of surfing white water.
  • Those who can stand up on a surf board

Aims: To have fun surfing safely while developing control, learning speed and turning techniques.

Availability: Daily lessons subject to waves.

Improver

Ideal for? 

  • Those who can catch waves and stand with good posture consistently and in control in white water
  • Those who are surfing unbroken waves but are struggling to catch unbroken waves, trim along or control speed.

Aims: To catch more unbroken waves and surf with control while developing your technique and knowledge. Become a green wave glider!

Availability: Weekly lessons subject to waves.

Intermediate

Ideal for?

  • Those that can surf with control along both big and small unbroken waves.
  • For those that wish to improve their technique on unbroken waves.

Aims: To improve how you surf an unbroken wave going higher, lower, further and deeper. Develop better body dynamics on the board.

Availability: Bespoke surf & surf skate lessons with a senior instructor. Development courses and tours.