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Windsurfing and Kitesurfing in South Africa

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All you need for windsurfing or kitesurfing is a nice stretch of water and some wind, and you'll find that in dozens of places all along the coast. But - like anything - some places are just that little bit special, and Cape Town and the nearby West Coast town of Langebaan are the big leaders in the kite surfing industry.

Bloubergstrand, on the opposite side of Table Bay from Cape Town, has some great windsurfing and kitesurfing with - best of all - the classic view of Table Mountain as a backdrop.

Langebaan, which is situated along the perimeter of a massive lagoon, is just perfect. The day begins with windless conditions so you can sleep late and then, when the wind starts to blow just before noon, you can venture out onto the water. The town has a great kitesurfing operator and retail centre, and local guest houses are geared up for kite surfers, some even having gear drying areas in the rooms.

There are windsurfing and kitesurfing schools in almost all the main coastal centres, so you can arrive in South Africa never having sailed and as a pretty proficient wind jockey.

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*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

from R300
1 night, 2 adults

Merry Pebbles Resort

Sleeps 64 Sabie Self-catering in Sabie

Merry Pebbles Resort is situated on the banks of the Sabie River, 1 km from Sabie village. AA Highly...

from R1500
1 night, 2 adults

Riverine

Sleeps 9 Witsand Self-catering in Witsand

from R1150
1 night, 2 adults

Oceansnest Guest House

Sleeps 20 West Beach Guest House in West Beach

Oceansnest Guest House is a chic, modern guest house situated along the Blouberg beachfront. With un...

from R850
1 night, 2 adults

WaveCrest 204

Sleeps 4 Strand Self-catering in Strand

from R1150
1 night, 2 adults

Kuriake

Sleeps 4 Clarens Self-catering in Clarens

Kuriake offers beautiful country living in a peaceful environment, surrounded by rocky outcrops and ...

from R1400
1 night, 2 adults

Magalies Manor

Sleeps 123 Magaliesburg Hotel in Magaliesburg

from R2400
1 night, 2 adults

Corgi Park

Sleeps 6 Stanford Self-catering in Stanford

Corgi Park is a luxurious three-bedroom home located on the banks of the Kleinerivier, in the small ...

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