Bombora Ettalong Beach SUP is owned and operated by Karl Herman. He holds ASI Level 1 and Level 2 SUP Instructor accreditation for Enclosed Flat Water and Exposed Waters locations, water rescue and first aid qualifications.  


Karl also holds a Certificate IV in Fitness and is assisted in the SUP school with experienced and accredited SUP instructors. 

He has been Stand Up Paddle Boarding since 2007, prior to this he was windsurfing and competitively raced mountain bikes and Catamarans.


Karl decided to get into SUP for something to do when there wasn’t enough wind for sailing and very quickly got hooked due to the ease of use and the benefit of being able to use them in just about any condition imaginable.

Karl is passionate about Stand Up Paddle Boarding and he wants to share his love of the sport so he goes out of his way to make sure that each experience is a positive one.

The Team



Owner & Accredited ASI SUP Instructor, Cert iv Fitness Instructor and passionate about SUP



Accredited ASI SUP Instructor, SUP Yoga Teacher and also passionate about SUP


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