Kiteboarding or kitesurfing, is an extreme sport where the kiteboarder harnesses the power of the wind with a large controllable power kite to be propelled across the water, land, or snow. It combines aspects of sailing, surfing, windsurfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding and paragliding.
What is the best time to come kitesurfing?
May to October is the main season with strong winds all day. December to March is our smaller season.
Can anyone try kitesurfing?
Almost anyone can try kite surfing. You dont have to be any kind of superstar athlete. The most important thing is a positive outlook and a willingness to try something new.
Are your instructors IKO certified?
Yes all our instructors hold current iko certification.
Do i need my own equipment?
No. If you have your own then great but if not we can provide all the equipment you will need.
What do you offer?
We offer lessons and gear rental, downwind trips and a range of kite safaris to absolutely incredible spots.
What kind of riding can i do?
You can ride in shallow beginners lagoons, butter flat freestyle spots, wave riding and downwinders.
What is the wind like?
Main season averages perfect 20-25 knot winds all day. The small season has wind normally starting in the afternoon averaging 14-20 knots.
What size kites are normally used?
Main season- 7-11 meters
Small season 9-14 meters
Do the spots get crowded?
Luckily Kalpitiya has only recently been discovered as a premium kite destination so the lagoons dont get too crowded at all. If you want to get away from what people there are there are endless places to kite in the area that offer perfect riding conditions.
Do you offer custom trips?
Yes. Talk to our head instructor about creating your dream safari
What kind of safaris do you offer?
We offer bay and sea downwinders. Boat trips to super special spots and wave riding excursions
Do you have boat rescue?
On the small lagoons it isnt necassary as they are enclosed and shallow enough to walk in most of it. For sea safaris we have support boats for rescue and carrying supplies.
Where can i check current wind speeds and past wind statistics?
Windguru is a great source of information.
Here is the link to the current foecast.
Here is the link for past year wind information.