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5 Reason Why People Choose Stand Up Paddle in Kota Kinabalu.

The sport of stand up paddle boarding or SUP is fairly new to the water sports scene especially in Tanjung Aru Beach at Kota Kinabalu. In this article, we’re going to cover the top 5 reasons why the sport of paddle boarding is growing and why so many newcomers and people choose SUP.

1. Fitness

Stand up paddle boarding is best known as an amazing core workout, but it's more of a full-body workout than many people believe. Nearly all muscles in the body, from the leg muscles to the arms and upper back to the core, are involved while balancing on the board and pushing the paddles through the water. Stand up paddle boarding burn lots of calories and is a great way to burn fat and lost weight. If you're looking for a fun way to shed some pounds, try paddle boarding.

2. Anyone can do it

Stand up paddle boarding is the kind of sport that doesn't have an age limit. No matter if you are a 5 year old or 62 year old who just retired, you should be able to do it with no problem and have fun. It should only take first-timers about an hour to feel confident on a paddle board. After that, the world's waters are yours! With that said, you can take your entire family with you and go out on the water to enjoy the amazing sport.

3. You'll get outdoors

Today, we have more distraction from technology especially mobile phone than ever before. People don't quite enjoy outdoor activities. One of the best way to spend time with nature is to use SUP. Unplug from everything around you and immerse yourself in the beautiful outdoor area. Enjoy the magic of calm rowing in the glass waters on a clear day.

4. You'll find the inner peace while watching sunset

There's really no better way to enjoy the stand up paddle board with a beautiful sunset view. Don't miss seeing one of the beautiful sunset in Sabah, which marks a perfect ending to your busy days. This can be fun way to relax your mind and forget about the problems you face on land. Don't worry about the picture because a professional guide will take your best picture with the best angle.

5. Perspective of sightseeing

When it comes to sightseeing, there's no better way to take in the sights and sounds of nature than standing on the deck of SUP. On a paddle board, you'll have much better view of surrounding and you'll also have a better vantage on what's below the wave too for sporting fish and other marine wildlife especially when you choose the Night Glow Stand Up Paddle because not only you can see the marine wildlife but you also can see the sea glow with the beautiful colour from your board.

If you are interested in participating this Stand Up Paddle activities you can place your booking with Borneo Exotika Adventure as they offer packages for this activities. Borneo Exotika Adventure is a local tourism operator company own by natives borneon. For more information you can email them at

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