Maui has small waves built for beginners and stand up paddleboarding. Below you’ll find detailed information about SUP in Maui, local tips, video, photos, & the latest updates.

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SUP lessons are a fun way to see marine life, Maui’s stunning shoreline and get a low-impact workout on vacation.

Recommended SUP Lessons

Maui Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Enjoy a brief water safety and paddling orientation before heading out on the ocean with your private instructor. See the reef and marine life from the best vantage point. It’s a blast!

Certified instructors will provide personalized tips to help you stand up and stay up, as well as free GoPro images during every tour. For more information, please call (808) 568-0151.

Departure Locations

Makena Landing

Located in South Maui in the heart of Turtle Town, this departure location offers close proximity to excellent snorkeling and views of Maui’s shoreline and neighbor islands. Here you’ll find beautiful underwater reef structures, including caves, lava tubes, and more. Perfect area for guests of all levels. Best of all, Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle sightings are guaranteed!

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West Maui

Multiple departure locations are available for those staying in West Maui (Lahaina, Ka’anapali, Napili, Kapalua) depending on weather conditions and your experience level. Olowalu offers an array of unique marine life with gorgeous views of the West Maui Mountains!

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Kapalua Bay

While Kapalua often sees strong wind and waves in winter months, summer months typically bring calm, warm waters, perfect for learning how to stand up paddleboard in a pristine area of Maui!

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