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Thrilling Surf Camp South Africa

All difficulty levels
Instruction in English
Maximum 3 participants

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Are you ready to take kitesurfing lessons? Being able to harness the wind and the ocean and enjoy an exciting and invigorating ride is something that everyone can enjoy at Coastline Surf School. There's nothing you need to worry since Coastline Surf School's most experienced kitesurf instructors are always there to guide you through the whole learning process of becoming a kite surfer. Come to Cape Town, South Africa, and enjoy your kitesurfing holiday!

Highlights

  • 3 daily kitesurf lessons
  • Intro to the winds and safety
  • Professional kitesurf instructors
  • Wetsuit and kitesurfing gear
  • An IKO certification card
  • 4 nights' of lodging

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Styles


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, French, German, Greek, English
The maximum participants in the group is 3
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry

You will be staying at Coastline Surf School that offers you several rooms at different prices, including Surfer's Den, Tower, Crash Pad, Kite Den, Travelers Den, Chill Den, Kahuna, and Cowabunga.

Surfer's Den

This room is facilitated with en-suite bathroom with shower and bath (for two people maximum). This deluxe spacious room is beautifully decorated in luxury beach style including a large patio. The room has a queen slay bed and features the view of Table Mountain. The room is situated on the second floor.

This accommodation provides you with full use of communal areas such as kitchen, lounge, and outside pool and braai area, tea and coffee stand in room (not including milk), TV (Mnet and local channels), table and two chairs, lots of cupboard space, towels, linen, and room service daily (no service if you leave the room after 13:00).

Tower

Facilitated with en-suite bathroom / open plan bathroom (for two people in maximum), this deluxe room is beautiful luxury loft style room with wood finishing. The room has a king bed and also features panoramic views of Table Mountain and surrounding. The room has an en-suite bathroom with elevated bathtub. If you prefer to have a shower, you are more than welcome to use the modern communal guest bathroom on the second floor. The room is situated on the third floor.

The amenities in this room are tea and coffee stand in the room (not including milk), TV (Mnet and local channels), lots of cupboard space, towels, linen, free Wi-Fi, and room service daily (no service if you leave the room after 13:00). Laundry service is available.

Crash Pad

Featuring shared bathroom / modern communal guest bathroom, this standard room for two people in maximum is beautifully decorated in luxury beach style. The room has two single beds perfect for friends sharing. It is situated on the second floor and has partial views of Table Mountain. This room also features a small patio.

This room allows you to use communal tea and coffee stand on the second floor (not including milk), TV (Mnet and local channels), cupboard space, towels, and linen. Room service daily (no service if you leave the room after 13:00), free Wi-Fi, and laundry service are available.

Kite Den

Featuring en-suite bathroom with shower, this deluxe spacious room for three people in maximum is beautifully decorated in luxury beach style. The room has a queen slay bed including a single bed. The room is situated on the ground floor with the front garden view.

This room facilitates you with full use of communal areas such as kitchen, lounge, and an outside pool and braai area, tea and coffee stand in room (not including milk), TV (Mnet and local channels), cupboard space, towels, linen, room service daily (no service if you leave the room after 13:00), free Wi-Fi, and laundry service.

Travelers Den

Facilitated with shared bathroom / modern communal guest bathroom, this small standard room for maximum two people is beautifully decorated in a luxury beach style. The room has a double bed and is situated on the second floor.

You can find full use of communal areas such as kitchen, lounge, and outside pool and braai area, communal tea and coffee stand on the second floor (not including milk), TV (Mnet and local channels), cupboard space, towels, linen, daily room service (no service if you leave the room after 13:00), free Wi-Fi, and laundry service available in this accommodation.

Chill Den

This room features shared bathroom / modern communal guest bathroom for two people in maximum. This spacious standard room is beautifully decorated in luxury beach style. The room has a queen bed and is situated on the second floor.

The facilities that you can find in this accommodation is full use of communal areas such as kitchen, lounge and outside pool, and braai area, communal tea and coffee stand on the second floor (not including milk), TV (Mnet and local channels), cupboard space, towels, linen, room service daily (no service if you leave the room after 13:00), free Wi-Fi, and laundry service.

Kahuna

This mixed shared room for two people is a small en-suite bathroom with shower. This shared room (mini-dorm style) with single stack beds is perfect for friends sharing or single travelers. Lockers are provided for personal belongings. The room is situated on the ground floor close to the kitchen.

The facilities available in this accommodation are full use of communal areas such as kitchen, lounge and outside pool, and braai area, communal tea and coffee available in the main kitchen (milk not included), TV (Mnet and local channels), chest of drawers for clothes, towels, linen, and room service daily (no service if you leave the room after 13:00), free Wi-Fi, and laundry service.

Cowabunga

This mixed shared room has rustic communal guest bathroom including showers separate from the room. The room is decorated in a comfy beach style with single stack beds and accommodates six single travelers. The room is situated on the ground floor. Lockers are provided for personal belongings.

The facilities include full use of communal areas such as kitchen, lounge and outside pool, and braai area, communal tea and coffee in the main kitchen (milk not included), cupboard space for clothes, towels, linens, room service daily (no service if you leave the room after 13:00), free Wi-Fi, and laundry service.

Program

Your kitesurfing lessons will be spaced out over three days, with three and a half hours per day. Before you know it, Coastline Surf School will have you up and ride confidently. This course is the perfect choice for those who want to grasp the full potential of this amazing sport. Choosing this course will change your life.

Lesson schedule

A lot of work goes into the planning of a lesson. The day before your lesson is set to commence. You will receive a confirmation email. Weather is 87% predictable but sometimes the 13% can catch you out. If Coastline Surf School needs to reschedule your lesson, there are absolutely no further costs involved: no wind = no pay. In case the wind conditions change, you will receive an email the day before stating what time your lesson starts. Please note that you should aim to arrive 30 minutes before the following times as times stated are when lessons will begin.

The courses start at three specific times during the day.

  • Morning lesson: 09:00-12:30
  • Afternoon lesson: 13:30-17:00
  • Evening lesson: 17:30-21:00

Certificate

What’s with this certification? Because Coastline Surf School is an IKO certified kitesurfing school, upon completion of your course, you will receive an IKO card. This card certifies that you’ve taken lessons thus allowing you to rent gear anywhere in the world.

What you will cover on day 1

  • Introduction to site assessment
  • Fundamentals of kitesurfing - wind, sea conditions, and equipment
  • Power kite / trainer kite flying
  • Larger LEI* (water kite) setup
  • Safe kite launching / landing / steering techniques and pre-flight checks
  • Guided equipment pack down

What you will cover on day 2

  • Guided kite and equipment setup
  • Larger LEI (inflatable) kite piloting
  • Relaunching the kite
  • Downwind body dragging
  • Controlled power body dragging
  • Upwind body drag/board retrieval
  • Emergency pack down / self-rescue techniques
  • Guided kite and equipment pack down

What you will cover on day 3

  • Independent kite selection and setup
  • Controlled downwind and upwind body dragging
  • Board start complete theory
  • Practice of putting the board on in the sea, with help from the instructor
  • Practice of core stabilizing techniques
  • Practice of steady pull with the board on
  • Attempt first board starts with the instructor
  • A ride of your first meters
  • Edging the board and controlling the speed
  • Independent kite and equipment pack down

Level 1

Intro to the kite world that includes the theory of wind (wind speed, wind direction, gusts, and pressure systems) and ocean (currents, tides, and rips), equipment set up and pack down, safety, and first piloting (kite control).

Level 2

Intro to the water that includes large kite handling, self-launching of the kite, self-rescue and all the different body drag techniques. This level is all about making you comfortable with piloting a large kite.

Level 3

Advanced body drag skills (board recovery) that include water relaunch and intro to board skills (leg / body positioning, learning how to float in the water with the board attached to feet.

Level 4

Board skills that include water starts and board riding techniques. This level will take everything you’ve learned and put it together.

Level 4+

Mastering board riding techniques, edge control, and focus on riding with your core.

Level 4++

Practicing advanced stopping techniques and attempting turns without stopping.

Location

This surf camp is held in Cape Town, South Africa, rightly regarded as the kitesurfing capital of the world and a wonderful sunny place to be. The surf lessons may also be held in Langebaan. When lessons take place in Langebaan, there will be an additional price for petrol fee which is used to reimburse the drivers.

Features

Activities

  • Kitesurfing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)

General

  • Kitchen
  • Lounge

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Room cleaning

What's included

  • 3 daily kitesurf lessons
  • Professional kitesurf instructors
  • Wetsuit and kitesurfing equipment
  • IKO certification card
  • 4 nights' accommodation

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Cape Town International Airport (CPT). Take either an Uber or any licensed taxi operator to Coastline Surf School for between R200 to R300.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Pricing information

Private kite surf lesson consisting of one student only is available for 5,800 ZAR. In addition, prices for other rooms are also available.

  • 600 ZAR for the single room and 750 ZAR for the double room in Surfer's Den room.
  • 600 ZAR for the single room and 750 ZAR for the double room in Tower room.
  • 490 ZAR for the single room and 590 ZAR for the double room in Crash Pad room.
  • 590 ZAR for the single room and 690 ZAR for the double room in Kite Den room.

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