We have created a directory of reputable kitesurfing schools in South Africa for anyone who is looking for kitesurfing lessons, and isn’t sure where to start. These schools are all IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) compliant, and have one or more IKO certified instructors. They will provide you with all the training equipment needed for your lessons and will advise you on what kiteboarding gear you should consider buying when you are ready.
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This directory is a work in progress, so if we haven’t listed any kiteboarding schools in your area, please let us know, and we will advise you on the best choices and add them to the list. If you have a kiteboarding school or you are a kitesurfing instructor offering lessons and feel you should be listed, please contact us with your details so we can consider adding you to this directory.
Kitesports started as one of the first IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) fully recognised Kiteboarding schools in South Africa and was the first to introduce teaching with two way radios. It has since built a reputation for its outstanding quality and service and sets the way forward for the highest level of teaching in the safest and quickest way possible. From starting as a single kitesurfing school in Durban, Kitesports has grown into a network of schools around Southern Africa, currently offering kiteboarding lessons in Durban, Jeffreys Bay, Port Elizabeth, Sterkfontein Dam and Mozambique.
As founders of Ocean2air Kitesurfing – brothers Rob and Bruce Chrystal were pioneers of the sport which originated in the late 90s. They have combined their wealth of knowledge and experience with the IKO program to develop a comprehensive lessons program that provides an easy stepping stone into this awesome sport. This program allows students to progress at their own pace whilst constantly teaching them the necessary skills to get them up and riding in the easiest manner.
Robs experience on the South African Kitesurfing Circuit also allows riders to do advanced lessons with him and take their riding to the next level. As one of the top wave riders in SA he is now offering advanced and entry level lessons in the surf where he makes use of the helmet radio and Go-pro Camera to allow riders to maximise their lesson experience.
Squadron Kite Boarding
Squadron Kite Boarding was born in 2006 as the need for a specialised kite boarding company arose out of Dolphin Dreams Adventures. We specialise in high quality kite boarding and surfing equipment with all accessories included. The online shop makes us easy accessible and keeps our prices sharp. Professional training is provided for all adventure sports. So visit our website for all your kite boarding and surfing equipment.
Cabrinha Kitesurfing School Cape Town
Cabrinha Kiteboarding Cape Town has over ten years of experience and knowledge teaching kitesurfing lessons. With all IKO qualified instructors, the latest equipment, radio helmets and no more than two students per instructor, we guarantee a rapid progression!
Our lessons are based in Big Bay and we offer day trips to the beautiful Langebaan lagoon, with free transport included. So if you are a complete novice who would like to get into this sport and lifestyle, or someone who wants to improve their riding, come and learn with us!
Address: Shop 53A Eden On The Bay Shopping Centre, Cnr Otto Du Plessis & Sir David Baird Drive, Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa
Tel: (021) 5541729 (shop & School)
Cell: 072 213 2588
Best Kiteboarding Africa
Best Kiteboarding School is based at Kite Beach, Cape Town, South Africa. In conjunction with BestKiteboardingAfrica Shop, we offer kiteboarding lessons from beginner lessons through to advanced. Private one on one lessons are also available. With highly qualified and experienced IKO level 2 Instructors, we focus on starting or improving your kiteboarding experience with top quality training, great products and after-sales service. With over 10 years of teaching experience we can tailor the lesson to suit your individual needs.
Brands: Best Kiteboarding, DaKine, Xcel wetsuits
Surfstore Africa School
Welcome to Surfstore Africa, Cape Town’s Premier Watersport School offering the highest standards of Kitesurfing, Stand Up Paddling (SUP), Surfing and Kite Buggy lessons every day, 365 days a year. With its enthusiastic team, Surfstore Africa is the leading Beach & Water Sports School in Cape Town, providing courses for all, from complete beginners to experts whilst always having fun! Surfstore Africa is proud to be rated as one of the safest Beach & Water Sports Academies Worldwide! Luck has nothing to do with this! The reason why taking Kitesurfing, Stand Up Paddling (SUP), Surfing or Kite-Buggy courses with Surfstore Africa is the safest way to learn is due to a combination of:
- Tuition ONLY in safe exclusive spots, away from the crowd and with shallow water
- Highest standards of teaching methodologies
- Exclusive use of the newest and safest equipment
- All equipment check and maintenance done daily
- Qualified and experienced instructors
Address: Nautilus Shopping Centre, Unit 8, Capricorn Beach, cnr Sanderling Road and Baden Powell dr., ZA-7945, Muizenberg, Cape Town South Peninsula
GPS: Latitude: -34.09921|Longitude: 18.48844
Tel: +27 21 788 50 55
Constantly Kiting, Professional Kitesurfing School Langebaan
Since 2007 Constantly Kiting had been one of South Africa’s fastest growing and most recognized kiteboarding schools, with a great reputation for Safety and the ability to adapt to their students needs.
Training students from beginner to Advance, wave riding and new tricks, we cover all aspects to make sure we offer you the best in Kitesurfing training. Our key role within the South African kitesurfing industry is to train each and every one of our students to the best level of our both IKO and BKSA qualified instructors who take their work seriously.
Based in Langebaan, South Africa we offer accommodation and a full range of gear for sale, and are more than happy to talk you through what can be achieved within this sport. Working with Airush kitesurfing, Reef wetsuits and Cape Dr boards we are up to date with what is needed for the day.