PADDLE BOARD – Whether you just want to go paddle boarding for the day, take a lesson or sign up for paddle yoga – it is all accessible around Jupiter Inlet there are several places on the Intracoastal and on US1 south of DuBois Park that can get you set up to explore the interior Jupiter Inlet lagoons, Loxahatchee River with wildlife and the Jupiter sandbar, the Tequesta Intracoastal sandbar and of course the ocean. Individual and group paddling available.
Paddleboarding also known as stand up paddle surfing (SUP), stand up paddle boarding or ‘Hoe he’e nalu’ in Hawaiian uses paddles to move ahead. It is an ancient form of surfing that has become popular again as a way to travel long distances on a long surf board. It is easy to learn and offers a great workout. Amateurs often start by kneeling on the board which is slightly wider than a standard surfboard.
River paddle boarding is becoming popular as it requires skill and agility to navigate. It is a fun surfing sport that doesn’t rely on high or low tides.
It is very popular in Jupiter and Tequesta around the Jupiter Inlet both on the Intracoastal and Loxahatchee River and even on the ocean for advanced paddlers.
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KITE SURFING – This has become so popular that a section of our beach is referred to as Kite Beach. The coastal shoreline intertwined as Juno Beach and Jupiter Beach in Florida has been a hangout for surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers for over 50 years. This geographical location is superior for beginning and advanced kite boarding. The windiest months are September – May. Several outfitters in Jupiter and Juno Beach along US1 offer kitesurfing lessons and equipment rentals or purchase. The outfitters keep on popping up. Jupiter hosts Jupiter Kite Invasion – an annual freestyle and surf style kitesurfing competition. There is also Girls Surfing events organized by local surf shops. With the Gulf Stream just off shore the ocean maintains a water temperature of around 78° F (26 °C) year-around. Free parking, picnic areas, restrooms, fishing piers and restaurants available within walking distance.
Kitesurfing Beaches –
Carlin Park, Jupiter – 400 S S. R. A1A, Jupiter 120 acres with 3,000 ft of guarded beach. Many amenities such as tennis, bocce ball, volleyball, playgrounds, exercise and running path, outdoor showers, picnic areas, restrooms, free parking and the Lazy Loggerhead Cafe – serving breakfast and lunch.
Coral Cove Park, Tequesta/Jupiter Island – 1600 Beach Rd, Tequesta 31 acres with 600 ft of guarded beach and 600 ft of Intracoastal Waterway (ICW). Park offers playgrounds, surfing, kayaking and paddle boarding launch sites, fishing, bird-watching and snorkeling, free parking, outdoor showers, restrooms and picnic areas.
Juno Beach Park, Juno Beach – 14775 US Highway 1, Juno Beach 5 acres with 300 ft of guarded beach including designated surfing area. Juno Beach is very popular for kitesurfing and surfing. It has a 990 ft fishing pier accessible by $1 donation. Also offering free parking, picnic areas, party pavilions, restrooms, outdoor showers, bait shop and snack bar.
Jupiter Beach Park, Jupiter – 1375 Jupiter Beach Rd, Jupiter 46 acres with 1,700 ft of guarded beach. Free parking, picnic tables, volleyball, restrooms, outdoor showers, fishing, surfing and more. Open sunrise to sunset.
Ocean Cay Park, Jupiter – 2188 Marcinski Rd, Jupiter 13 acres included unguarded beach across A1A. Park offers free parking, picnic pavilions & tables, playgrounds, volleyball, restrooms and more.
“Juno Kite Beach” – Off A1A between showers 6 and 10 just north of Juno Beach Pier.
“Corners” – Off A1A by shower 21 north of Kite Beach in Jupiter.
Kiteboarding Vendors & Lessons –
Jupiter Kiteboarding – (561) 427-0240
1500 N US Highway 1, Tequesta / Mon – Sat 10am – 5:30pm Sun 11am – 3pm
New Wave Kiteboarding – (561) 633-9362
Cloud Nine Kiteboarding – (772) 634-7299
SUP kiting, kite boarding lessons and International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) certification classes in Jupiter, Stuart, Fort Pierce, Lake Worth and Delray Beach.
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