How to explore the lakes and rivers of our holiday region in your own special way, right up close and personal? Take to a stand-up paddleboard or a kayak. Whether you already have your own equipment or you’d just like to give it a go - you’ll love that experience of being so close to the water. And there are so many special places in the region to discover in this special way.
What looks pretty easy from a distance does in fact call for good balance and strong body muscles. SUP is a fantastic workout that’s also a huge amount of fun. For stand-up paddleboarding you need a SUP board and a paddle. SUP boards were specifically developed for this sport. They look similar to a surfboard, but actually SUP boards are considerably longer, broader and - above all - more stable. In addition to the conventional boards there are also inflatable boards with multi-piece paddles that can be easily packed into the boot of a car.
Rental points and SUP schools
There is a multitude of providers of both rental boards and SUP courses in the region. You will find lists of both on www.paddelstadt.at
Free of charge lake access:
You can find a list of all free of charge lake access points in the region, allowing you to launch your SUP, here.
You will normally stay dryer in a kayak than on a stand-up paddleboard, but you may need to practice a little more to control your kayak. With a double-bladed paddle you will stay seated as you navigate our rivers and lakes.
Rental points and training courses:
Here, too, there are many places where you can hire the equipment you need. You will find a list of them on www.paddelstadt.at
By the way, are you familiar with the new collapsible kayaks? You can book one online, assemble it on the spot in a matter of minutes - and you’re off on your voyage of discovery. Find out all about it at www.clickandpaddle.at.
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