Watsons Bay Stand Up Paddling (WATSSUP)

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Customised Half Day or Less

WATSSUP offer a range of stand- up paddling experiences including lessons, cruises, training, as well as private bookings for birthdays, special occasions and groups.

WATSSUP is located in the heart of Sydney Harbour at Watsons Bay (15 minute drive or 20 minutes by ferry from Sydney City Centre). It is owned by Bondi Lifeguard Terry McDermott (also seen on TV series Bondi Rescue) and resident Mermaid Joanna Kyriazakos veteran ocean and swim coach.

Learn a new sporting activity or simply cruise privately or join a group to paddle on crystal blue water, swim at local secret beaches or explore the exclusive harbour real estate all with learning how to paddle and the Sydney city skyline as a backdrop. The session will run for 90 minutes, all equipment and instructor is included. Their instructors are passionate SUPers and have years of experience and local knowledge, so you are in good hands!

WATSSUP can facilitate big groups as well as a “one on one” experience with one of their amazing instructors. Suitable for families, backpackers, couples, friends or solo paddlers!


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Private Stand Up Paddling Lessons at Watsons Bay

From $110 to $170

Come have fun with a One-on-One (you and the instructor) or a Semi Private (you + partner + instructor)

Designed for individuals (at any level) wanting a personalised SUP experience. Whether you’re completely new to the wonderful sport of Stand Up Paddling or a seasoned SUPer wanting to correct your technique, WATSSUP Private SUP lessons give that extra attention to detail, helping you to go faster and become more efficient on the paddle board.

Not only will you be learning a new skill but you will be cruising on the beautiful Sydney Harbour and exploring hidden beaches along the coastline!

Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
Group Stand Up Paddling Lessons at Watsons Bay


Get out there with a group! For beginners, intermediate and advanced. Experience Stand Up Paddling within a group; meet interested SUPers learn new skills and techniques whilst having a ball on Sydney’s biggest and most beautiful playground, Sydney Harbour.

The session will include 90 minutes of the following:
Hire of board and adjustable paddle,
Learn valuable land and water Stand Up Paddling skills and techniques,
Taught by accredited ASI instructors,
Tour the spectacular Watsons Bay and its surrounding beaches,
Have lots of fun!

Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
SUP, Stand up paddling


This session is for those with previous SUP experience and who are stable and capable with a paddle.

You will cruise the surrounds of Watsons Bay and go exploring. Watsons Bay is surrounded by amazing beaches including; Camp Cove, Kutti Beach, Nielsen Park and Vaucluse Bay.

So book now and grab a paddle!

Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet

From $180 to $300

Get your kids out on the water and into SUP during the school holidays or after school.

Experienced SUP Instructors will take the children out on stand up paddle boards, following an accredited Academy of Surfing Instructors program, learning key SUP and water safety skills, while having an amazing time on the water.

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