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Hickling, Norfolk
mix - Up to 8 people


The First SUP // RUN // Adventure in the Broads National Park!

What better way is there to see this totally amazing environment other then right down on the water and exploring lands stunning landscapes that surround it by SUP and by foot!

This is an amazing session for those who like a little more ‘Oomph' in their exploration of new places by means of paddling the waterways by SUP and then swapping the paddle for Trail Running shoes and heading out to explore the nearby coastline and it's stunning beaches!

This session will start at our base on exploration SUPs and will traverse a route accompanied by your guide, covering around 5 miles (9km) and paddling through some of the most protected wetlands in the entirety of Europe. Then when we reach our transition point you'll swap your paddles for Trail Running shoes and head off for a guided run of approximately 7 miles (11km) through the remaining wetlands and onto and along the beautiful nearby and award winning beaches!

You'll stop off by the river bank after the run element for lunch (not currently supplied due to COVID) before heading back off on foot to become reunited with your SUPs and start the 5 mile journey back to base.

This is where you can finally rest knowing that you'll have just covered around 17 miles on water and foot!


This session is rated as an 'AL3' (Adventure Level 3) due to the fitness, intensity and SUP skill levels required. For a full explanation of our AL levels, please click HERE to find out more.


  1. You must not be a total novice at SUP and should have a minimum of at least 10 hours solid paddling expereince.
  2. Swim 50 a minimum of metres (164 ft), without stopping and unaided.
  3. Be able to run at around a 10/11 minute mile pace (plenty of rest and photo opportunity stops will be taken)
  4. Minimum age 16 years - no upper age limit - adventure is for all...!
  5. Pre-activity waiver must be signed and agreed by all parties taking part in advance of activity
  6. You should condsier yourself physicaly able to complete the activity and have no activity related pre-existing medical conditions on the day.

Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions - click here

What's Supplied

Qualified SUP Instructor and Trail Running Guide/Coach

Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)


20ltr Drybag for spare clothing, food, supplies etc...

Coiled leash


Please note that during the current COVID-19 outbreak NOA and it's staff will implement a SAFE / CLEAN / HAPPY invironment and will expect all customers to adhere to Social Distancing rules of that time. Our rules will be availabe to read on the chalkboard located outside of the NOA office. Of course this is subject to change at any time.

What to bring

  1. Parking is anywhere in the car park at NOA HQ and Pleasure Boat Inn pub

  1. Toilet and changing facilities are currently unavailable due to COVID-19 (and vandalism sadly).

  1. It’s advisable to bring a few changes of sports type clothing to wear during both activites - to suit both paddling and running. Shoe wise - wet shoes or barefoot for paddling and anything goes for the running element, but if you have Trail shoes then these will be excellent.

  1. Time out actually on the session will be around the 5 hour mark, so make sure you bring some food and snacks to keep you going and expecially if you have any intollorences or are vegan - SUP and Run sessions can be tiring, especially when you've not been on a board for a while!

  1. Please note that cameras are welcome but please make sure it's of a waterproof variety (waterproof phones or GoPro type of action camera in waterproof housing etc should be fine but don’t drop them!) or if you do make sure it's tied on to your body somewhere!

  1. Your instructor/guide will however be equipped with a waterproof camera and will happily take photos of before and after of you enjoying your adventure.

  1. If you wear glasses or want to look uber cool in pictures in your sunglasses, please remember that if you head for a swim they may get dislodged from your head, so please remember to tie or secure them on in place. If needed you can purchase a 'Croakie' from us to ensure that the cool shades don't end up looking better on a fish than you!



Is there a minimum age requirement to participate on these sessions?

We operate a minimum age of 16 years old for these sessions and this session is rated as 'AL3' - this is due to the length of the session, intensity level, fitness level required and any potential weather conditions.

For an overview of our 'AL' ratings (Adventure Level) - please go to our main website where there is a full explanation - click here

Do I need to be able to swim?

Yes, due to the aquatic nature of the SUP element we ask that you can confidently swim a minimum of 50m unaided adn must have the ability to remount the board without outside assistance (due to current COVID social distancing restrictions).


Cancellation Policy

Here at Norfolk Outdoor Adventures we understand that sometimes the weather can turn against us and also that life changes and can occasionally get in the way of us having a good time! Therefore we thought it fair to create this page to outline what our policy is on cancellations - wether it’s due to canceling/postponing trips and experiences due to unfavourable weather, or from a cancellation of a booking directly from the participant.

Cancellation due to inclement weather:

All lessons, trips, experiences are subject to weather conditions and availability of instructors/guides and maybe be cancelled or postponed at short notice. Should this be the case then you will be notified as soon as possible and sent a unique code which will enable you to re-book for any of our sessions in the future and will be valid for 1 year from date of the cancelled session.

Participant Cancellation:

Participant cancellations within 7 days of the date of the booked event are subject to 25% cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received within 24hrs of the date of the event. Only applicable to the original booking and cannot apply to any credit or voucher supplied as a result of the original booking.

Minimum Pre-Booked Participation Requirements:

As you can understand it takes quite a lot of organisation and planning to run our trips successfully, therefore we will only run our trips if we have received the minimum booking numbers to make the trip work on the day. In the case of this trip the minimum bookings required is 4 people booked on in advanceof the trip date.

Should the trip look like it will not take place due to insufficient bookings, you will be notified of it’s cancelation as soon as possible (5pm night before trip at latest) and as we don't want you to miss out - a gift voucher/code will be sent too you in order to re-book onto anything that you would like to take part in with NOA in the future.

Cancellation due to Natural Disaster:

As per our policy for ‘Natural Disasters’ no refunds will be offered if cancellation is due to an unforeseeable natural disaster or ‘act of God’ as quite obviously this is out of our control.  Specifically, in no event will we be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever without limitation arising from the contracting of COVID-19 Coronavirus whilst engaging in any of our activities and/or sessions and by agreeing to this you thereby release and discharge us from any claims and liabilities against us due to any COVID-19 Coronavirus circumstance which might occur.  We will of course honour your booking going forward and will offer you a unique credit code which will enable you to re-book for any of our sessions in the future and will be valid for 1 year from date of the cancelled session

View cancellation policy for Natural Disasters on our website including COVID-19 HERE

View full Cancellation Policy online HERE

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Norfolk Outdoor Adventures
£75 for adults

Sat, 5th Jun
09:30 - 15:30 · 8 spaces left
Sat, 3rd Jul
09:30 - 15:30 · 8 spaces left
Sat, 7th Aug
09:30 - 15:30 · 8 spaces left


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