The kite spot in Diani Beach is suitable for all levels, with strong, consistant wind between 18-26 knots. Trade winds blow daily between June and September and from December till March. The Indian Ocean is warm so there is no need to wear a wetsuit. We highly recommend you bring a long sleeve rash guard as well as a cap and sunglasses (with an elastic band), to protect your skin from the sun. During the low tide the water is shallow, with a nice sandy bottom and flat-choppy conditions. It is also advisable to pack neopren reef shoes with a hard sole.
KiteMotion Kitesurfing School provides an incredible atmosphere of like-minded travelers supporting and encouraging one another to progress through new skills and tricks. Take some time off kiteboarding to explore the coast and wildlife Kenya has to offer. The evenings will be spent together, enjoying BBQs with fresh seafood from the local fishermen - who will prepare everything for us, followed by cocktails on the beach. This shared experience will build lifelong friendships on and off the water.
This spot is appropriate for all levels of kiters, those who want to learn from the beginning or those who already kite. We will ensure you progress your skills no matter what level you are. Your instructor will give you lessons and tips throughout the day and in the evening will debrief and prepare you for the next days session.
Kiteboarding Lessons and Rentals
Kenya is getting more and more popular as a kiteboarding destination. With long, uncrowded beaches, crystal clear waters and strong, steady winds it’s hard to beat! Low tide is the ideal time for beginner lessons when the water is shallow enough to stand on the sandy bottom. Radio helmets are used for advanced lessons. All gear is provided for lessons and available for rent if you are not in lessons.
Besides kitesurfing, there will always be other activities to enjoy. Pack your mask and snorkel to explore the incredible sea life. Just offshore there is a coral reef home to starfish, colourful fish shoals, turtles and even dolphins. Flora and fauna lovers should visit the wildlife kingdom at the base of Kilimanjaro.
Kenya’s most popular tourist attractions are the picturesque national parks. You will get a chance to see the breathtaking African wildlife up close up on a 2 day safari through the Kenyan Savannah. From the car windows you can see elephants, giraffes, lions, leopards, zebras, buffalo, rhinos, monkeys, ostriches, a variety of exotic birds and many, many more. This is a once in a lifetime experience! The safari trip includes food, drinks and one night in the camp inside the park.
You need to book flights to Mombasa airport. We are more than happy to help and advise what flight is the best. The most popular airlines are Condor, Itaka, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, KLM, Ethiopian, Qatar and many more. If you plan to take your own kite gear remember to check the price for the sport bag. The tourist visa cost 40E - 50E upon arrival. We will arrange airport transfer to Diani (about 1,5 hours from the airport) on your request.
Your Host: Aga Agnieszka
Aga Agnieszka is your host for this experience and will provide you with all the information needed.