Active Healthy School Holiday Program

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Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, at Surfers Paradise Budds Beach

Active Healthy SUP is a great way to get the entire family active on the water for this school holidays. As part of the City of Gold Coast program to help the community to get Active & Healthy with affordable activities, we have put together this exciting new program that will cater to all ages and fitness levels to get you out on the water in a safe environment for you to enjoy, move, laugh, get some Vitamin D and most importantly get the kids off the screens and involved in the family creating amazing memories!

Spring Program 2023

Kidz & Family Stand Up Paddle Lesson

Saturday 16th Sept 2023, 1pm

Saturday 23rd Sept 2023 – 1pm 

Saturday 30th Sept 2023 – 1pm 

Ever wanted to get on a SUP board. This session is designed for beginners. You will learn paddle techniques, have fun and play non-competitive games.

Great for the entire family – ages 8+

Surfers Paradise Budds Beach: Right in the heart of the Gold Coast!
$7pp for kids or adults

Bookings required 

SUP Savvy Sessions 

To improve your knowledge of the waterways, currents and weather conditions. After a gentle stretch & warm up, we take you on the water to  paddle around our area and teach paddle tips on “how to” avoid unsafe water areas. This is great for those intending on (or have already) purchasing a board and want to be confidant on the water to explore! To book use the link below.

1 hour session $25pp 16+ 

Thursdays 2pm

Fun 4 Kids
Bounce n' Splash session (Large inflatable SUP) Surfers Paradise Gold Coast

Kids balance fun Bounce n’ Splash

September 2023

  • Wednesday 20th – 2pm
  • Thursday 21st – 2pm
  • Saturday 23rd  –  2pm
  • Thursday 28th – 2pm

Surfers Paradise at Budds Beach:
$10pp ages 5 to 12 years Bookings required

Gold Coast fun for the kids! Parents can watch on from the shore line- Grab a coffee from Bumbles Cafe and get your camera ready to capture the giggle moments.

The kids absolutely love this program as its super fun and the kids learn balance through play!

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  • Kayak Fun lesson @ Budds Beach, on the calm river, in Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast 
  • Friday 19th Sept 2023 – 11am 
  •  Thursday 21st Sept 2023 – 11am
  • Tuesday 26th Sept 2023 – 11am
  • Friday 29th Sept 2023 – 11am 

Location – Surfers Paradise at Budds Beach: Our very own Beautiful Hidden Gem

$15pp ages 5+ years or $45 for family of 4 (2ad + 2ch) 

Children under 5 may be allowed in 2+1 kayak as long as they have their own PFD and accompanied with a parent.

Special Family Deal 2ad + 2 Kids – $45

Bookings required



Join us for some fun paddle sessions these school holidays.
We cater to all ages so if you are unsure please call us and ask...
we are happy to help. 0423716625

We also offer family discounts on other lessons...
Come paddle with us and experience the beauty of the Budds Beach area... a local's favourite!

Social Paddle Group


Sunday mornings 8am –  

Join our social paddle group for a fun and leisurely paddle on the calm waters off Budds Beach and Macintosh Island Park. This is a great way to get acquainted with the waterways and build strength in paddle skills. We teach warm up exercises & stretches along with paddle techniques and intermediate stances turns & tricks. It’s a great way to meet new friends and enjoy the beach area afterwards for a coffee and chat.

If you have a board you can bring that to use and the cost is only $10pp

For ages 16+

*Not for absolute beginners.

We recommend participating in our beginners lesson first to gain knowledge to be efficient in paddling. 

Surfers Paradise Budds Beach:
$25pp- Includes board hire – Bookings required

Join our text list so you can be kept up to date with all events that are created for our paddle group. 

Hinze Dam paddles, SUP Camp & overnight stays, SUP Clinics, SUP Savvy sessions, Mullum to Brunswick paddle, Clarrie Hall dam, Broadwater paddles, Straddie Camp trips… and so much more! 


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Team Building

Corporate group rates available

All tours depart from our Bumbles Cafe location: Shop 4, 19 River Drive Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise.

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