Cape Town becomes the Worlds capital of kitesurfing during the summer season from December to March. The wind is very reliable during these months, and it usually blows from 15 knots on a light day up to between 30-35 knots on stronger days. The unique coastline around Cape Town includes beaches that face every direction, offering a huge variety of conditions. Wind and/or waves can be found at any time. There are spots for all levels, flat water for beginners who want to learn as well as for riders who practice freestyle, or waves of all sizes for morning surf and fun downwinders.
Plus, nightlife is great, drinks are cheap and people are friendly!
Start the day with a tasty breakfast including a variety of cereals, eggs, bacon, fried tomatoes, toast and juice. You are now ready for a day filled with kiting and adventures! The kite beach in Bloubergstrand is within five minutes walking distance from the camp. This is the most popular spot, and offers various conditions depending on the wind and the waves. The wind is usually light in the morning and can pick up to 40 knots on the windiest days. The most used kite sizes are 5-10 meter. Enjoy the feeling of kiting in consistent strong winds, with white beaches, and the beautiful Table Mountain in the background. The waves can be used as kickers, or you can surf them with either your twin-tip or a surfboard. There will also be organized daytrips, downwinders, activities and adventures that you can join during the wee!
Changes in the itinerary may incur. Organizers may modify the tour accordingly to weather conditions to ensure the safety of participants.
Lapoint kite camp is located in Bloubergstrand, a 20-minute drive from Cape Town. In Afrikaans, Bloubergstrand means “blue mountain beach”, referring to the scenery from its sandy beaches. There are 3 apartments five minutes walk from “kite beach”. Each apartment can host 2 people, with a private bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, lounge area, cable TV and Wi-Fi. All apartments face the garden and lead out to the common chill area with a swimming pool, fire pit, outdoor lounge, and barbeque. The beds in each apartment can be arranged double or single depending on what you prefer. We have storage facilities for kitesurfing gear, safe, private parking and a separate entrance for easy access to the beach. There are a variety of restaurants and mini-supermarkets within walking distance. Some of the marine life that you may catch a glimpse of includes dolphins, Cape fur seals and southern right whales. The beach is long, white and wide with plenty of space for rigging and launching kites.
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