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GENERAL INFO ON KITING IN SOUTH AFRICA

GENERAL INFO ON KITING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Cape Town & WEST COAST:   The pre dominant direction of the wind in summer is South East, aka the Cape Doctor. In winter (may-sept) the pre dominant wind direction is North West. Bring your wetsuit! Even in summer the temperature of the water is pretty low. A 4/3 full suit is recommended. Bring your smaller sized kites. Usual sizes are between 5 and 9 square...Read more >>>

Cape Town Spot Guide & Activity book

Cape Town Spot Guide & Activity book

  Click on the e-book to get a 100page free PDF with all the cool activities and spots in and around Cape Town, a must read! This piece of art is seen as the bible for tourists that come to Cape Town for watersports and other cool (extreme) activities.   Or find a brief description of the local spots underneath here.Read more >>>

Blouberg Area (Cape Town)

Blouberg Area (Cape Town)

The Blouberg area is the most well known and popular area for kite surfers and wind surfers. If the Cape Doctor does his thing, the wind will be good! The Cape Doctor (or "die Kaapse dokter" in Afrikaans) is the local name for the strong, persistent and dry south-easterly wind that blows on the South African coast from spring to late summer (September to...Read more >>>

Big Bay (Cape Town)

Big Bay (Cape Town)

Just north from Blouberg, but still more or less connected to Cape Town, you will find Big Bay. Well known for the flat sections between the waves. A favourite for twintip riders, but also a real good wave spot. Big Bay is sheltered due to the shape of the bay, means the waves get really clean.   At Big Bay roughly the following spots: In front of the life savers club. During season...Read more >>>