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Best Kite Surfing Locations in Australia

For the past two years I have travelled the East and West coasts of Australia, searching for the best kite surfing spots it has to offer. The top four locations below do not come in any order but are chosen based on three things: Wind conditions, water conditions (waves vs flat water) and lifestyle/social life. Check out [...]

By |March 1st, 2016|Australia, Kite Surf|0 Comments

Kite Surfing in North Queensland

The winter season is the best time for kite surfing in North Queensland as the dangerous jellyfish are present during the summer months. Port Douglas Port Douglas works best in NE or SE winds. Most kite surfers set up and ride at the south end of Four Mile Beach, though the entire beach is kiteable. [...]

By |March 1st, 2016|Australia, Kite Surf|0 Comments

Kite Surfing in New South Wales

New South Wales has a wide variety of kiting up and down the coast offering mostly wave riding as well as some awesome snow kiting over winter in the Snowy Mountains. Check out the NSW Kiteboarding Association for great spots for beginner-advanced riders. RESOURCES: Check the wind: Northern NSW, Sydney and surrounds, Southern NSW Lost something? Try looking here: [...]

By |January 7th, 2016|Australia, Kite Surf|0 Comments

Kite Surfing on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast has some awesome surf has more of a party vibe than the Sunshine Coast. There is some great kite surfing here and pretty much any beach it kiteable in the right wind conditions. The most consistent winds come during the summer months (November-March). Kirra, Coolangatta Kirra works best on a N/NE and [...]

By |January 6th, 2016|Australia, Kite Surf|0 Comments

Kite Surfing in Mid-Western Australia

The best winds in the mid-west are over summer (October-April) when the sea breeze blows strong S/SW winds and big swells almost every day. The winds in the mid-west are usually about 5-10 knots stronger than in the south. There are a ton of great kiting spots near Geraldton which is the only "big" town [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Australia, Kite Surf|0 Comments

Kite Surfing in Australia

Australia is such a beautiful country and it's possible to kite surf on EVERY COAST! (Based on lifestyle, wind and water (waves vs flat waters) conditions, these are my favourite spots.) Here are some awesome spots to check out along with online forums to help you get in with the locals, find out about events and [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Australia, Kite Surf|1 Comment

Kite Surfing in South Western Australia

The best winds in the west come during the summer months (November-March) when the sea breeze kicks in. The winds come in strong and consistent from the S/SW almost everyday, making it one of the best kiting locations on the world. Woodman Point Great beginner, flat water spot just South of Fremantle, WA. Woodman Point [...]

By |December 5th, 2015|Australia, Kite Surf|0 Comments

Shaaaark!!

Okay so I'm terrified of sharks. And yesterday this was on the news.... That's a 4m GREAT WHITE... only 500m from where I was kiting that day. WTF.... Here I was thinking Safety Bay was safe!!!   I was quickly reassured by Glen that it is in fact safe and that I'm not going to [...]

By |November 13th, 2015|Australia, Kite Surf, My Travels|0 Comments

Kite Surfing on the Sunshine Coast

Though pretty much every beach is kiteable on the Sunshine Coast in the right wind conditions, there are four main kite beaches as well as some great spots just north and just south. It is possible to kite in the winter but the most consistent winds come in the summer months (November-April) when the sea [...]

By |November 10th, 2015|Australia, Kite Surf|0 Comments

Things to See and Do on the Sunshine Coast

Water Sports: On most days, especially through the summer, Ocean Addicts has a tent set up on the edge of the river where you can rent paddle boards and inquire about kite surfing lessons. The backpackers also has paddle boards and kayaks you can take out to the river. Want to learn how to surf? [...]

By |November 9th, 2015|Australia, Trails and Hikes, Travel|0 Comments