Stand Up Paddle

Stand up paddling, also known as standup paddle boarding or simply ‘SUP’ is a leisurely, yet exciting modern water-based activity, which has quickly gained popularity in recent years.

While it is an offshoot of surfing, in contrast with traditional surfing where the surfer remains seated until a wave comes, stand up paddle boarders stand atop their boards and use a paddle to propel themselves through the water surface. Perfect for the still, calm oceans of Veligandu.

Look around to enjoy the magnificent landscape of both land and sea, or look down for a crystal-clear close-up of the ocean ‘aquarium’ beneath you, all the while getting an excellent cardio workout!

Curious to find out more about SUP in the Maldives? Please drop us an email at or visit our Ocean Water Sports Centre directly and gear up!

Ocean Water Sports Centre Opening Hours: 08:00-18:00 daily


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