The only operation of its kind in Connecticut – Downunder offers two shops, and four on-the-water locations. This unique business offers retail and rental of stand-up paddle boards (SUPs), sit-on-top kayaks, and all that goes with them including fashion, accessories, footwear, and sunnies.

Located in Rowayton, Westport, Darien and most recently New Haven, on flat-water rivers, and shores of Long Island Sound. The area is home to 25 islands, some less than an hour away.  Downunder has an unparalleled array of kayaking, paddle boarding and fitness services and events.

Downunder offers instruction, guided tours (sunset, moonlight, eco-tours, wildlife), fitness fun (island Yoga or SUP Yoga, SUP racing – train for local and national events), summer programs for kids, birthday parties, adult events, and corporate outings.  All in authentic surf shops with that true Downunder feel.

The Downunder experience is like our lifestyle – laid back and no worries!  In true Kiwi (New Zealand) style, we’ll treat you like family (Whanau) with personalized attention that ensures you get the ultimate in kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding experiences.


Join us at Downunder and… give it a go!