Kite Surf - Lessons

Learn  kite  surfing!

Only official IKO certified kite centre in Cape Town!

(Scroll down for kitesurf rental pricing) 


Looking for a new addiction that’s not only highly spectacular but also perfect for the body, soul and mind?


Kitesurfing is exploding in popularity all over the world! With its combo of consistent winds and

perfect spots Cape Town which is known as Mecca to Kitesurfers is THE place to find out what the craze is all about. With lessons running daily from our team of experienced and qualified instructors we will have you up and riding safely in no time at all.


People of all ages can learn! 


Try it now and book a lesson by one of our IKO certified instructors. The kite surfing school can cater for all kitesurfing skill levels from beginner to advanced kitesurfers. 


Kite surfing lessons breakdown


All the latest and safest gear! We are using RRD kites, RRD boards and Mystic hardware.


  • Step 1: Introduction to Kitesurfing - Includes safety, equipment setup, understanding the wind and land based flying.
  • Step 2: Water Introduction - Includes large kite handling, self-launch and body dragging.
  • Step 3: Water Skills - Includes advanced body dragging, water re-launch and basic board skills.
  • Step 4: Board Basics - Includes water starts and first ride.
  • Step 5: Supervised Riding and Tips - Riding with power, change of direction and holding an edge.



A maximum of two students per instructor in a 'group' lesson to guarantee the best experience!


We are open seven days a week as long as the wind is blowing! 


Prices below are per person.


  • 2 hrs introduction course (Step 1):

    750 Rand (private lesson 1100 Rand)


  • 1 day (4 hrs lesson) basic course (Step 1, 2 & 3):

    1500 Rand (private lesson 2200 Rand)


  • 12 hr course (Step 1, 2, 3 & 4):

    4000 Rand (private lessons 5500 Rand)


  • Langebaan sessions + 100R (transport excluded)


  • Refreshment courses: 
    (private with your own gear or our gear)

   2 hrs: 1100 Rand
   4 hrs: 2200 Rand

 We suggest we take you on a guided downwinder if your level suits the conditions. 
(100R extra for shuttle transport)


Boost like a pro!

Pro clinics in wave, big air or freestyle with riders such as Ruben Lenten, Kevin Langeree, Steven Akkersdijk and Lewis Crathern. All 'Red Bull - King of the Air' athletes and friends of High-Five. They are all keen to do a pro clinic during Cape Town Summer Season. Send a mail for more info.

Kite board rentals

Kite surf rental

Kites are by RRD (Vision & Religion). The best kites out there!

Twintips by RRD too. All gear tested and developed in South Africa.


Disclaimer: We do not rent in conditions of 25knots+ wind or 1.5m+ waves.

Kite + bar + board (twintip) rental

  • 1 day:    600 Rand
  • 2 days: 1100 Rand
  • 3 days: 1600 Rand
  • 4 days: 2000 Rand
  • 1 week: 3000 Rand


Kite + bar rental

  • 1 day:    500 Rand
  • 2 days: 1000 Rand
  • 3 days: 1400 Rand
  • 4 days: 1800 Rand
  • 1 week: 2500 Rand


We suggest to buy kitesurf gear if you want to rent for more than 1 week.
We can even make you a deal on your new or used kitesurf gear with a 'buy-back guarantee'. 
Don't forget: you get 14% VAT return at the airport, so buying your kitegear in Cape Town is cheap.

Please contact us for a price concerning your needs!


Kiteboards (twintips & waveboards)

Twintip rental

  • 2 hours:    100 Rand
  • full day:    250 Rand
  • 1 week:  1000 Rand

Waveboard rental

  • 2 hours:    200 Rand
  • full day:    500 Rand
  • 1 week:  1250 Rand


Hardware (wetsuits & harnesses)

All our wetsuits and harnesses are by Mystic. Great and very comfortable kite hardware!


Wetsuits rental

  • 2 hours:    50 Rand
  • full day:  150 Rand
  • 1 week:  600 Rand

Harness rental

  • 2 hours:    50 Rand
  • full day:  150 Rand
  • 1 week:  600 Rand

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