SUP Hire Southampton

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Would you like to hire an inflatable paddle board? Well, if you live in Southampton or surrounding areas such as the Hamble River, Warsash, Swanwick, Botley or even as far a field as Portsmouth, Winchester, Bournemouth or Poole then you have come to the right place.

We offer a range of inflatable SUP’s from brands such as Red Paddle Co, Starboard and Naish via our partner The Paddle Centre on the River Hamble minutes away from the M27 on the premises of the prestigious Swanwick Marina. With direct access to the River Hamble, The Paddle Centre offers a large variety of courses, lessons and hire options for both Stand Up Paddleboards and Kayaks.  Whether it is your first time or you are looking to progress your skills afloat, The Paddle Centre is the most perfect location for your SUP adventure.

Call The Paddle Centre directly on 01489 536151 or why not visit their website and make your SUP Hire or Kayak Rental -


Take a look at our frequently asked questions here or book your session today on their easy to use platform.

How do I hire a SUP?

All bookings are handled online via the highly intuitive and easy to use Eola platform. All bookings are registered in our system based on availability on an hourly basis. Walk in bookings are possible on the premises based on availability, so if you wish to go down that route please check availability beforehand to avoid disappointment. Please bring some proof of your booking when arriving at our centre so we can get you on the water as fast as possible.

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What are your opening times for SUP hire?

Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 - 20:00
Saturday - Monday: 10:00 - 18:00

Please note last hire is no later than one hour before closing.

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What does SUP hire cost?

1 hour = £15

2 hours = £27

3 hours = £40

4 hours = £54

Prices are per SUP and limited to one person per SUP.

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What’s included?

When hiring a SUP you will receive an inflatable paddle board, paddle and leash as well as a buoyancy aid. Should you wish to wear a wetsuit when paddling, these are available to hire at £6 per person per session.

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What should I wear?

Paddle boards are surprisingly stable, yet as with any paddle sport there is the possibility you might get wet. So we recommend some loose fitting clothing as well as some trainers that you do not mind the prospect of getting wet. You can of course choose to hire a wet suit for £6 per person per session.

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Is there a minimum age for hire?

No, however under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

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What is the address of The Paddle Centre?

The Paddle Centre is located at Swanwick Shore Road, Swanwick, Southampton SO31 1ZL. If you need any assistance finding us for SUP hire, then please call 02380172189 or email us on:

Is there parking onsite?

There is a dedicated free car park on site that is solely for the use of The Paddle Centre customers. Just make sure you give your registration at the time of signing in for your session. There is also a public car park that neighbors our site if you have friends and family coming to watch or join you afterwards.

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Do you have somewhere I can get changed?

Yes, there are two single occupancy unisex changing rooms next to our office. These are available to use for all customers.

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Do you have somewhere I can leave my belongings?

Yes, there are lockers in The Paddle Centre office that are free to use.

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Where will I be paddling?

The Paddle Centre are based on the River Hamble at Premier Marina Swanwick. From there you can paddle down to Universal Marina and as far us as you like. Our team can happily help you if you need any advice on distances suitable for your experience. (Please be aware that there is limited landing once past the country park).

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We look forward to seeing you soon!