Located in Royal Victoria Dock in the east side of London.
Wakeup Docklands opened in May 2012. We offer a variety of watersports in an urban environment, including cable wakeboarding, stand up paddleboarding and SUP yoga. Based on the sheltered waters of Royal Victoria Dock, the site boasts visually stunning surroundings with fantastic public transport links in one of London's most exciting and up-and-coming areas.
The Shack is your first port of call for all things wake and paddle! Housed on the Western Beach in Royal Victoria Dock, The Shack is home to WakeUp Docklands' reception for wakeboard and stand up paddle boarding, as well as a shop stocking the finest boards, boots and wetsuits to suit your needs.
Even if you're not in the market to ride or buy, The Shack is a fully licensed bar, so feel free to drop by, grab a couple of drinks and take a load off whilst watching the action out on the waterfront.
The Team are always eager to help, whatever your enquiry, so if you're wondering what session is right for you to book, you're looking to get yourself a new board setup that complements your ride or you just want to chew the fat over the latest goings on, you'll find the Team ready and willing!
If you are new to watersports please do not be concerned. WakeupDocklands is host to an array of activities to suit everyones tastes and abilities, including beginners. Our dedicated team of knowledgable instructors will ensure you quickly feel like a seasoned local, cruising up and down the dock in the sunshine.
At the end of a regular beginner session almost all people are able to stand up and enjoy their 1st tentative rides, some even manage to look like they've been doing it for a while!
Wakeboarding is a thrilling surface watersport which involves riding a wakeboard over the surface of a body of water. It was developed from a combination of water skiing, snowboarding, and surfing techniques. Wakeupdocklands offers a simple cable towing system with 2 different levels of difficultly, Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced.
Wakeupdocklands uses the world's best-selling two-pole cable system developed by Sesitec. This System 2.0 technology makes it very easy to learn wakeboarding. The hight of the cable combined with precisely adjustable speeds bring beginners efficiently up to their feet in a safe and controlled manner. System 2.0 also helps advanced riders quickly master new tricks out of the water and on the rails and kickers.
There is no greater venue for inland stand up paddleboarding (SUP) than the capital's Royal Docklands. Whether you're looking for a new and interesting way to keep fit or just interested in giving the worlds fastest growing watersport a try, we can provide a coaching or practise session to suit your needs.
WakeUpDocklands is a British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) registered school. This means all our lessons are delivered by professionally certified instructors.
Paddleboarding is a fun and easy sport to learn and is therefore ideally suited to groups of friends wanting to try something new and exciting. Wakeupdocklands also offers special SUP sessions for fitness like the challenging SUP yoga classes and race training sessions.
Throughout the season we host a number of fun charity events including the popular Paddleoutloud event that gives you and your friends the chance to paddle on a craft of your choice in some of the UK’s most stunning locations, all whilst raising money for surf therapy charity, the Wave Project.
Using our booking system, watch this tutorial video from Jason our park manger on booking online with us, here.
Call 07596 361312 from 10.00 – 19.00 daily for assistance or book online with our booking system.