Paddle Board with New Smyrna Stand Up!

Welcome to New Smyrna Stand Up, a locally-owned paddle boarding company.  We offer beginner- friendly river paddle tours, ocean paddling, SUP Surf lessons, eco tours, children’s day camps, and so much more.

Our mission is to share the scenic waterways of the Central Florida area with you and your family so you too can experience the unique paddle board sensation of gliding across water. This versatile sport, which is captivating people across the world, is great for of all ages - - in fact we have taught children as old as seven and adults as young as eighty the skills and joys of paddle boarding.

By surfing your way around our web site you will find all the information you’re looking for, from paddle tours and lessons, to rentals and the other services we offer, all of which are  accompanied by a vast array of photos taken from our paddle boarding experiences and finds in the Indian River and the beautiful Atlantic Ocean.

So, get started, check us out, and then get up, stand up with us, because we can’t wait to get you, your family and friends SUPin’ with us!

Upcoming Paddle Board Events

SUP Party iconSpring Fling SUP Party • Sunday, April 13, 2014

Paddle out to an island and have a party! Read more...

  • Live Music
  • Food
  • Beer
  • Raffle Ticket
  • Entertainment
  • Give a-ways & more!


April 25: Disappearing Island - Skydiving Party

It's that time again, join us in a paddle from Callalisa Park to Disappearing Island to watch the Blue Skies Skydivers land on the island and share the stoke of paddle boarding to those attending this fun party. Bring your own cooler with drinks and snacks and a spirit of adventure, some money to enjoy the BBQ, or to purchase an event shirt. For details or to rent a board, read more...

Start to SUP to Disappearing Island.   Skydivers at Disappearing Island   SUP Party at Disappearing Island

Paddle Out PovertyNew Smyrna Stand Up is excited to be a sponsor of this year's Paddle Out Poverty event. We will be leading the Eco Tour which will begin at 10:00 a.m. on April 26, 2014. There will be several events throughout the day, including a treasure hunt, kayak and paddleboard races, kids fun and more. Join us as we help to paddle out poverty!

Schedule of Events:

All Races on Intracoastal Waterway, NOT the Ocean.
8:30am On-Site Registration at Lighthouse Point Park
8:30am Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals - $30/day or $10/hour
9:00am 4 ½-Mile Kayak & Paddleboard Races
9:00am 1-Mile Fun Paddle to Disappearing Island!
10:00am 45-minute Eco-Tour
10:30am 2 ½-Mile Kayak & Paddleboard Races
10:30am-12:30pm Hot Chick-Fil-A Sandwiches Served - $5
11:00am 2-Mile Treasure Hunt - $100 cash prize
12:00pm ½ - Mile Sprint! (50/50)
12:30pm Awards Ceremony & Silent Auction

There will be a Silent Auction on Race Day for the following items:

  • Surfboard: 6'8" Pure Island ($490 value)
  • SUP paddle ($400 value)
  • Deep Sea Fishing – full day for two ($200 value)
  • Set of ladies golf clubs ($550 value)
  • Philips portable DVD player ($150 value)
  • Framed fine art photography ($100 value)
  • Hot air balloon ride for 2 ($350 value)
  • Annual fishing pass at Crabby Joes Pier ($190)
  • Four rounds of golf ($100 value)
  • One hour massage ($100 value)
  • Full Exofficio outfit ($180 value)
  • Electric Guitar (new red Dean Evo Tab) with stand ($375 value)

Cash, checks, and credit cards will be accepted.

A course map, photos from previous years and registration information for the events can be found on the host site: If you do not want to participate, please consider giving a donation. Your investment will restore dignity and help families lift themselves out of poverty. See you Saturday, April 26th at Lighthouse Point Park!

NEW! Surf & Paddle Boards for Sale

Bellasol surf boards for sale in New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Stand Up is excited to offer Bellasol Surf and SUP boards for sale and to be a Waters Edge SUP Board dealer! These make ultimate holiday gifts. Shop now!

NSSU in the News!

Extra! Extra! New Smryna Stand Up has been featured in several newspaper articles and television segments. Below are just a few of the articles. To read others, visit our news page. Read, watch; then get up and stand up with us!

Forever Young

In a previous issue of Hometown New's Forever Young publication, NSSU was featured in an Outdoors Q & A. Click the thumbnail image and read the news article where questions are answered by John Krauspe, owner of New Smyrna Stand Up. To read the original article in the Hometown News publication online, read pages 8 & 9. SUP is a great way to stay forever young - enjoy!

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Television Coverage

New Smyrna Stand Up has been featured on News Channel 13 a couple of times with Scott Fais, feature reporter & travel blogger. "With the sun calling it a week and the moon on standby, folks gather to a small strip of shore in Volusia County to begin the weekend." Enjoy this video featuring a sunset paddle with New Smyrna Stand Up.

Star of the South Awards

New Smyrna Stand Up is once again the winner of two Daytona Beach News-Journal Reader's Choice Star of the South Awards. NSSU has won the title of 2013's Best Family Entertainment and Best Local Attraction! Thanks to everyone who voted for us!

Star of the South



SUP Fun with Friends in New Smyrna Beach

Get your friends together and enjoy a river paddle with New Smyrna Stand Up! If you have a special occasion and want to have a private SUP party, we offer paddle parties for all ages and occassions.

Spring break fun and a girls day out.


$30 Off
a river
paddle tour!