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Stand-up paddleboarding & kayaking

Navigate our waters on a stand-up paddleboard or in a kayak

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.

Stand-up paddleboarding

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.

Kayaking

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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Erlebnis CARD

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