Group SUP Lesson Torquay, Australia

Our most popular open group SUP lessons will quickly get you up and onto your feet and improving your paddling skills and confidence.

Bookings are now open on weekends as well as some weekdays during the summer school holidays. All available dates are visible on the booking calendar.

Private Group Bookings for up to 8 paddlers are currently available by appointment.



Designed for anyone who wants to give SUPing a try, while enjoying the beautiful waterways and ocean on the Surf Coast. We promise to give you an authentic taste of the cruisiest watersport in the world.

The 1.5 hour lesson is broken into three parts:

  • 30 mins prep & warm up
  • 30 mins instruction on water
  • 30 mins free paddle

Let loose in your final 30 minutes or try some other model boards if you like.


  • Small groups
  • Taught by a Stonker Academy instructor and coach.
  • Covers all the basics: from warm-up, to prone paddling; turning and standing
  • Includes important water safety rules
  • Relaxed, supportive vibe
  • Professional and well organised
  • Heaps of fun!

Your Stonker Academy instructor will choose the best location to match the weather conditions on the day. You'll receive notification by 6pm on the evening before your lesson. Our three main locations are Fisho's Beach, Cosy Corner & the Barwon River.

Parking is free at ALL our Surf Coast lesson locations.

More Info

We will provide you with the following when you arrive for your lesson:

  • Stand Up Paddleboard
  • Paddle
  • PFD's are available
  • Rash Shirt
  • Wetsuit if required (or you can bring your own)
  • Sunscreen
  • Professional Instruction from our experienced SUP coach

What to bring

  • Something comfortable to paddle in that might get wet, bathers / shorts / t-shirt / leggings.
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Drinking water
  • Your booking voucher (printed or on your phone)
  • A HUGE smile!!….