Book today! Spaces for the 2019 Kalama Kamp are limited!

28th September 2018 10:40 am

Are you keen to take your stand up paddle boarding skills to the next level? Come to the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, and let the Kalama Kamp 2019 and Big Blue Collective hone you into a lean-and-mean paddle boarding machine. But you’ll need to book today- spots are already selling out fast!

What is the Kalama Kamp 2019?

Kalama Kamp 2019 is about souping up those paddleboarding skills- but that’s not all you’ll be doing. After all, who could come to the exquisite Turks and Caicos and not have a little fun in the sun while you are here? So don’t worry- you won’t have your nose to the grindstone the whole time, and this isn’t a busman’s holiday…this is about making you the very best you can be, surrounded by the powder soft sands and sparkling blue seas of one of the most beautiful places on earth. This year’s TCI Kalama Kamp will take place in October 2019.

This is the adventure water sport retreat of a lifetime, kept tiny so you have the advantage of personal attention at all times. With Big Blue Collective’s certified Paddle Fit instructors and your Kalama Kamp instructor leading the way, the waves will soon be yours.

6 days of waterborne fun await. The guides for the Kalama Kamp are widely acknowledged as some of the best watermen in the world, and they spend their lives surrounded not only by the natural beauty of the destinations they teach in, but learning every nuance and intricacy of the sport until it’s as comfortable to them as their own skin. Dave Kalama himself will be giving personalised daily instruction as well, so if you’re a fan of the sport there’s really no better place to find yourself then Kalama Kamp 2019. Where else in the world could you not only meet this legend but get to apply his wisdom to your skills?

What about the rest of the week?

While the true lure of Kalama Kamp 2019 has to be the instruction itself, there is, of course, a lot more for you to do. Once you’ve had your daily water experience and received the thoroughly personalised instruction of the Kamp, there’s still the wonders of the Turks and Caicos to explore. Through Big Blue’s partnership with Club Med, we can guarantee you the destination holiday of a lifetime to match the fun on your board. Soak in the sun on the beach, take a swim in the warm waters or hang by the pool, and let the cares of daily life in the ‘real’ world melt away.

If you’re keen to extend your stay [or simply can’t bring yourself to leave just yet], Big Blue Collective offers a host of other exciting TCI adventures for your to explore.  Head out to the magnificent dive sites in the area, book an eco-excursion into the wild backlands of the less populated islands, or charter your own private boat to further explore the islands and their unique culture. Don’t forget to pick up a conch shell souvenir from the talented local craftsmen while you are here!

I’m not very good on a paddleboard, help!

Don’t worry if your skills have got a little rusty, or even if you’re a newcomer to the sport. All we hear is an even better reason for you to sign on for Kalama Kamp. While the typical Kalama Kamp crowd does have some experience in the sport, it’s a very mixed group and everyone will fit in. Don’t believe the myth you here that you have to have elite SUP skills to join. We’ve even had a few raw novices with no previous experience join up, and a few days later you’d be hard pressed to tell who they were!

Don’t worry if you can’t surf, either. The Kamp instructors will show you exactly how. The aim of the Kamp is to provide an accessible, fun way for you to hone your skills and meet fellow enthusiasts, so don’t feel shy. If you’re not as fit as you’d like to be, that’s no excuse- the Kamps are accessible to everyone. Dave believes it’s important for everyone to push themselves within his or her own limits, not anyone else’s. Fun, camaraderie and SUP are the name of the game.

What’s included in the Kalama Kamp 2019 price?

There’s plenty included with your entry fee, including:


  • Full boat support as needed, so we can explore everywhere including the ‘backcountry’
  • Accommodation in a luxury villa complete with pool, taxes included too
  • All meals provided by an in-house chef when not sampling island fare
  • Airport and land transfers
  • A full selection of stand up paddle boards, paddles, leashes and hydration packs [or bring your own]

Plus, of course, the chance of a lifetime to experience the best stand up paddle board tutoring in the world. The unique waters around the TCI will help you learn more about a vast range of SUP techniques, everything from down winding, surfing and paddle exploration to your daily technique. Watch the glimmering mangrove channels just across from the Big Blue Collective headquarters beckon to you across the shimmering water, then head out to conquer them for yourself. Water like this can’t be found elsewhere- it’s some of the best in the world for SUP sports. All you need to do is get there, cover your drinks and remember to tip the friendly guides. Kalama Kamp 2019 will do the rest.

There’s no better adventure sport then stand up paddle boarding for accessibility, fun and great experiences, and there’s no better place to improve your skills then at Kalama Kamp 2019. Let Big Blue Collective and the Kalama Kamp team help you craft the experience of a lifetime in the TCI.

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