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Stand Up Paddleboarding Lake Mead
SUP Las Vegas
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Itinerary - SUP Lake Mead

8:00 -
8:30 a.m.
  Hotel Pickups from Las Vegas Strip
9:00 a.m.   Arrive at Desert Adventures for check-in and paperwork. Coffee and restrooms are available as guests are fitted with equipment and buy any last minute items.
9:20 a.m.   Arrive at the beaches of Lake Mead. Unload SUPs, equipment, and gear. Basic paddling instruction will be provided, along with instructions on care of boards, proper technique, and general safety briefing. Begin paddling once group is in the water.
9:35 a.m.   Paddle leisurely near in the harbor, practice balance and strokes. Fine tune turning, edging, and stopping.
10:15 a.m.   Take a break and go for a swim in the refreshing waters. Aftward, back on the board and more paddling.
10:30 a.m.   More paddleboarding near the shoreline or possibly out to the Boulder Islands, depending on the group.
11:00 p.m.   Float on our SUPs while we relax and eat lunch. What a way to experience the lake!
11:30 p.m.   Discussion of the Islands where a memorial exists and the views are spectacular. Talk about the cement ring and its history in the building of the Hoover Dam.
11:45 p.m.   More SUP-ing and exploring the blue waters. Fortification Hill is in the distance and on a clear day you can see fish swimming below your paddleboard.
12:30 p.m.   Head back into shore, load up boards and equipment. Chance to change into dry clothes if necessary.
12:45 p.m.   Stop at Hemenway park to view wildlife
1:00 p.m.   Brief stop at shop to use restrooms and buy souvenirs
1:30 p.m. -
2:00 p.m.
  Arrive at hotels on Las Vegas Strip


Trip Rate: $159 person

Time: 9am - 2pm
Departs: Daily
Offered: All Year

    stand up paddling swimming wildlife viewing

Activities: Stand Up Paddling, Swimming, Wildlife Viewing

Details: Approximately 3+ hours of paddling on Lake Mead, possibly to Boulder Islands. Water conditions are mostly flat, but can be choppy depending on wind, waves, and weather.

Equipment: SUPs are high end, stable, and fit to each paddler according to height, weight, and ability. All required paddling equipment is provided, along with dry bags.

Distance: 2+ miles

Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Skill Level: Beginner +
Family Friendly: Yes

Alternate Locations: Black Canyon 12 mile trip available for advanced paddlers upon request and/or instructor approval.

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