SUP School at Lake Garda



School, team, community

We spread the culture and sporting values of SUP with the aim of making it accessible to everyone while respecting the environment.

We have been doing our best over the last 8 years to teach and share SUP in a professional as well as amusing way. If you are a beginner or an advanced paddler, we are always here to help you. Benaco Paddling Academy is ethically promoting SUP at Lake Garda in all its variety: from SUP courses to tours, from athletic training to sport events.

Sport for everybody

We share our passion for stand-up paddling by promoting the sport as an educational, developmental and socially inclusive means. We have developed courses for schools, people with disabilities, athletes and families, with the aim of making SUP accessible and fun for everyone.

Sport, inclusiveness, respect for the environment and for people are some of the values that guide our SUP school and community.

SUP school on Lake Garda


Over eight years we have shared our knowledge and passion with hundreds of students

Qualified instructors

Our instructors undertake courses acknowledged by Italian National Olympic Committee and a demanding in-house training.

Customized courses and prices

Our courses are tailored-made on the basis of customers' needs and expectations in order to guarantee the best possible experience to everyone.

Passionate and professional

We teach the sport we love. We keep improving our courses, giving our best during each lesson.

SUP Courses

Each lesson is especially prepared on the basis of the customer’s ambition and ability. We guarantee to hold either private lessons or courses with up to 3 persons for each instructor.



Try SUP in complete safety and see if this sport suits you.



Improve your technique. For experienced paddlers who want to make progress and improve their technical skills.



Learn the technique for races. Paddling, balance and turning. Find out how to get the most out of your SUP

Still can't decide?

100% Satisfied or money back

Couldn’t we get you to stand on the board?
Didn’t you like the lesson?
Was the equipment of bad quality or poorly maintained?
Don’t worry!

We work hard to become one of the best schools in Italy and we believe in this project. We do our best to offer a quality service, but if we do not live up to your expectations the only payment we will require will be your advice on how to improve us.

SUP excursions

We have excursions suitable for every experience and physical condition.
From the tour along the coast in relaxation to the downwind for the bravest.


San Felice del Benaco

SUP excursion along the San Felice peninsula


San Felice del Benaco

SUP excursion circumnavigating the Garda island


San Felice + Manerba

SUP excursion in the bay of Manerba del Garda

8 Models and 30+ SUP Boards

At your disposal boards for beginners, touring sups for strolls along the coastline and also race boards suitable for training and competitons. Rent your SUP equipped with all safety devices.
Rent your SUP equipped with all safety devices.

T2 trend

Length: 9.6 “
Width: 35 “
Thickness: 6 “

Inflatable all round board with rounded nose, characterized by a great stability and maneuverabilty, ideal for beginners who try this sport for the first time. This board reduces the risk to fall into the water and allows to turn easily. This board is suitable to carry dogs. Suitable for carrying dogs.

TD Delta

Length: 12.6 ”
Width: 30 ”
Thickness: 6 “

Inflatable touring board, ideal for medium-long trips It’s a pretty stable SUP, able to hold a straight course and to ride in troubled waters. This board is recommended for those who want to go straight without giving up on speed and stability.

tavola sup race noleggio principianti garda

CJ4 Rush

Length: 14 ”
Width: 28 ”
Thickness: 6 “

Inflatable SUP race board ideal for those who want to get closer to competitions. A fast SUP for your trips or to train in the technique of paddling race. A not too demanding board, the 28 “in width make it stable and the 14 ‘in length fast and directional.



We are at your disposal, for any questions do not hesitate to contact us.

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Via Porto S. Felice, 52, 25010 San Felice del Benaco BS