3 Day Kitesurfing Lessons

Overview

Learn how to Kitesurf at one of the world´s famous kite beaches (Bloubergstrand). This package includes 12 hours of kite surfing lessons with a certified instructor. After successfully completing your lessons you will be an IKO accredited kitesurfer.

Included:
  • Arrival airport pick up
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast each morning
  • 2 dinners
  • 12 hours of kitesurfing lessons with certified IKO instructor & equipment rental
Prices

Depending on which type of accommodation you choose the prices for this tour are as follows:

Shared dorm room: ZAR 7640
You will share a dormitory room which sleeps 4-10 people.

Single private room: ZAR 8180
You will have one of our private rooms all to yourself.

Double private room: ZAR 7840 p.p.
This option is ideal if you are travelling with a friend or partner and would like a private room for yourselves.

*Triple & Family room options also available

*Please note: This activity is weather dependent. You may need to stay extra days or we will refund you for the lessons you didn’t get to complete.

DAY 1:

You are met at the airport and taken to the 5 star Saltycrax Backpackers in Table View. The hostel is within walking distance from Kite Beach, transport terminals, restaurants, bars and shops. Early arrivals can spend the day either simply relaxing on beautiful white beaches with picturesque views of Table Mountain, or sipping a cocktail at one of our many beachfront facing restaurants. In the evening enjoy a delicious South African meal, which gives you a chance to meet the others guests from around the world.
After filling up, roll down to the local bars and pubs where you can spend the rest of the night at your leisure.

DAY 2:

After breakfast, a qualified kite surfing instructor will meet you. He will take you to the world famous Kite Beach that has an amazing backdrop of Table Mountain and a steady supply of wind and waves. Your first day of lessons will begin with:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Kite surfing
    Includes safety, equipment setup, understanding the wind and land based flying.
  • Lesson 2: Water Introduction
    Includes large kite handling, self-launch and hopefully body dragging through the water.
  • Lesson 3: Water Skills
    Includes advanced body dragging, water re-launch and basic board skills.
    You are taken back to the hostel after an exciting day of kiting. Relax around the fire while a potjie; a traditional South African stew, is cooked. The rest of the night is yours to discover the local night life.
DAY 3:

After filling up on breakfast, make your way back to the beach. Your final day of lessons include:

  • Lesson 4: Board Basics
    Includes first water starts on a board and first ride.
  • Lesson 5: Supervised Riding and Tips
    Includes riding with power, change of direction and holding an edge.

You will now be an IKO accredited kite surfer and will receive a certificate and card allowing you to kite anywhere in the world! After an exciting day of kiting, make your way back to the hostel where we will serve another delicious dinner.

DAY 4:

Enjoy a final breakfast and make your way onto your next adventure.

SALTYCRAX BACKPACKERS

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