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Kitesurfing

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Kitesurfing, also known as kiteboarding, involves using a power kite to pull a rider through the water on a small surfboard or a kiteboard (which is like a wakeboard).

Learn

The International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) certifies instructors.

Destinations

Africa

South Africa

In Cape Town the South-Easter blows from October until March/April. Langebaan, which is about 90 minutes' drive north from Cape Town is a great place to learn. At Shark Bay, the lagoon is warm and shallow. The sharks are harmless sand sharks. For wave riding go to Blouberg or Dolphin Beach, 15 minutes north of Cape Town.

Mauritius

The best time for kitesurfing in Mauritius is from June until October. Le Morne in the south part of the island offers the best kitesurfing for beginners and for experienced riders.

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South America

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