Paddleboarding Harbourside Adventure

Join SUP Bristol for a stand up paddleboarding adventure and the chance to see Bristol’s floating harbour from a brand new perspective.

Starting with the basic techniques, you’ll first get to grips with how to stand and paddle. Anyone with previous experience will be able to pick up some more advanced skills too. You’ll then put your paddling techniques into action on a mini adventure through the exciting, historical waterways of the harbourside. You’ll paddle past the SS Great Britain and beyond in this fun, two hour experience on Bristol’s harbour.

Age restrictions: 18+

Adult £40

What people are saying

Sam Knott
May 2023

Lovely host, great session

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Debbie Moore
Oct 2022

I bought this experience for my daughter and her boyfriend. They had a great time, it was well or...

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Ryan Parkin
Aug 2022

Well I didn't get wet.
Great and informative instructor.
Really enjoyed the piece and calmness ...

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Spence (she/her)
Aug 2022

Thoroughly enjoyed the experience - what a beautiful way to see Bristol from the harbour. Our ins...

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How to get there


  • Parking
  • Experience takes place outdoors

COVID-19 guidelines

You'll be paddleboarding in smaller groups than usual, of up to 8 people. Changing rooms and toilets are still closed at the moment but any bags can be locked away securely.

On the day

You'll meet for your experience on the quayside next to the Cottage Inn, five to ten minutes before your session start time. You’ll see a row of boards all set up and ready to go. Come along for your experience in comfortable sportswear and ready to go. Wetsuits are available but whilst it's warm your own sportswear is preferable. The team can lock any bags away securely whilst you're on the water.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 14 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 14 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by


Kate first tried her hand at paddleboarding in the serene landscape of Nelson lakes, New Zealand. A few hikes and long distance bike rides later and she returned to the UK and co-founded SUP Bristol. When not on a board, Kate loves open water swimming, competing in distances up to 10km. Trained and experienced in youth work, adult education and volunteer management, Kate is passionate about creating accessible, fun adventures and opportunities for others to develop. Ask Kate about the GB racing scene and SUP’s work with youth and the community.


Tim discovered stand up paddleboarding in 2011 whilst paddling in New Zealand, and in 2014 co-founded SUP Bristol, with partner Kate, to bring the outdoors to the city. His enthusiasm for sharing his passion for the water has led him to become a leading provider of SUP Bristol coach education. Tim’s watersports career began with competitive freestyle kayaking, in which he competed for Great Britain. He is a British Canoeing 5* Leader and is Rescue 3 trained and if you really enjoy your experience he’s always happy to talk about how you can take your paddling further.

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