Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Stand Up Paddle Boarding, or SUP, is an exciting way to enjoy some time out on the sea. Using an oversized surfboard and a paddle, make your way along the coastline, where reefs, turtles and even shipwrecks can be seen. We recommend the following instructors, who also provide rental equipment:
What’SUP Barbados: Ryan Rodriguez
Our Instructors are WPA (World Paddleboard Association) Certified and are locals with extensive knowledge of the island and surrounding waters. Our aim is to make everyone comfortable and to have a great SUP experience!
(246) 243-7878 / www.surfsupbarbados.com
Paddle Barbados: Jason Cole
Paddle Barbados is the one-stop shop for everything SUP in Barbados, offering SUP lessons, tours and rental equipment, including paddleboards, kayaks, snorkels, boogie boards and surfboards.
(246) 249-2787 / www.paddlebarbados.com
Explore the island's beautiful coastline with the best view possible - from the sea! Catamaran cruises are a wonderful way to spend the day soaking up our warm Caribbean sunshine. Cruises include drinks, cocktails and a buffet-style lunch. Take a dip, snorkel and swim with the turtles during the catamaran's stops along the shoreline, or simply enjoy listening to the waves or music while you sunbathe on deck. We recommend the following cruise companies:
Barbados at its finest! Indulge in a private charter or exclusive shared cruise, exploring our island’s pristine anchorages on board the luxury flybridge inspired catamaran Seaduced. We aim to tailor the entire experience: whether it be a fun day on the water for family and friends, a romantic celebration for two, or simply a sunset or overnight escape! Whatever the reason, we will create the perfect ambience on board and leave you memories that will last a lifetime!
(246) 432-8387 / www.warrenyachtingbarbados.com
The Silver Moon crew knows how to make your day a memorable one. For the more discerning clientele, their catamarans carry only limited numbers to ensure a supreme service. Unlimited drinks are provided throughout the cruise as well as a lovely buffet-style lunch that is sure to satisfy. Snorkeling equipment and transportation are also included. A day aboard Silver Moon is a day to relax and be pampered. For that special occasion, you can maximize your experience by inquiring about our Private Charter service.
(246) 435-5285 / www.silvermoonbarbados.com
Barbados is home to several exciting and intact wrecks located along the south and west coasts of the island. Notable dive spots include Carlisle Bay, with shallow wrecks dating from WWII and the S.S. Stavronikita, a 356’ freighter sitting bolt upright. Both sites offer multi-level diving and an abundance of tropical fish, as do the reefs that line the shore.
Reefers & Wreckers
Experience the best in Barbados Scuba Diving - visit intact wrecks and beautiful coral reefs along the Caribbean coastline. Reefers & Wreckers offers diving trips to suit all levels of certification and experience, including one-on-one and small group tours. PADI training and certification are also available.
(246) 422-5450 / www.scubadiving.bb
A favourite surfing destination for many of the pros, the Barbados coastline offers an array of exciting reef and shore breaks that can be enjoyed year-round.
Little Good Harbour has its own in-house surfing instructor, Ken Mayers. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the island’s best surf breaks for beginners and advanced surfers alike. Private surf lessons and tours can be arranged at reception.
Burkie's Surf School
A multiple National & International Champion, talented teacher & professional surfer, Alan Burke has been teaching since 1993, founding Burkie’s Surf School in 2002 to share his love of surfing. Burkie's offers group and private lessons for all age groups and experience levels.
(246) 230-2456 / blog.surfbarbados.net