Kitesurfing (Kite Surf) - Rodrigues Island
|Operating Days||Friday, Saturday|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
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Kitesurfing – Enjoy kitesurfing in the Windsurfers' Paradise
Are you looking to learn kitesurfing?
Perhaps you did already kitesurf before and looking for a new kitesurfing destination?
From the beginners to the more advanced and adventurous riders, we have the right course for you!
Rodrigues Island offers ideal conditions for glide sports, namely kite-surfing: the protected waters of its immense lagoon, regular trade winds blowing provide the opportunity for the most adventurous to try the reef waves!
Mauritius Attractions offers you this great opportunity to enjoy kite surfing during your holiday to Rodrigues Island.
The qualified and professional IKO instructors are committed to share their experience and knowledge with you in the best possible ways. Through the wide lagoons of Rodrigues, whatever your kite surfing standard, beginner or advanced; Kite surfers will find the best of their expectations.
Mauritius Attractions offers a selection of Kitesurfing Courses and sessions for you to choose from
- Beginners' courses
- Downwind sessions
- Kite trips wave sessions
- Big downwind
- Kitesurf Packages
All along you will be accompanied by fully qualified IKO’S instructors for you to have a fantastic water sports experience, safely and with maximum security.
You will learn everything worth knowing about kite surfing, obtain kite surfing skills and you can be sure of discovering a deep and lasting passion for kite surfing; all that with the particular charm of the Rodriguans.
About the Kite surfing courses
If you want to try something new and have a “taste” of windsurfing, you can follow initiation sessions of kitesurfing!
Designed personally by the professional instructor, our 2 hours beginners’ course is usually done with 2 trainees at a time.
During the 2 hours course you will learn about kite control and body dragging and have your first water-start. Our spots are carefully chosen by the instructors with low dept-water where it will be easier to practice and learn the basic controls, as well as where you can stand up.
For your convenience, we offer the kite surfing for a normal 2 hours lesson or in case you would like, we can also arrange for you a private lesson (2hours one-on one).
Rodrigues has everything from flat-water/long downwind runs, reforming waves inside the reef to more powerful waves pushing into a range of passes. Daily downwind, accompanied by the boat, guarantee navigation primarily downwind with a focus on safety and access to the best spots.
The Downwind sessions will introduce you to the world of windsurfing. Here beginners can practice what they have learned on the first part of their course. You will be kiting downwind to Ile aux Chat (Cat Island) accompanied by a safety boat and instructors.
Downwind sessions act as an intermediate course for the adventurous that can get their kites up and are looking for challenges. The Downwind sessions will give you the necessary skills, and more confidence to enjoy the kite surfing individually in the future.
Kite trips wave sessions
The kite trip wave sessions will prepare you for advanced kite surfing courses. You will be much more confident controlling the kite surf and riding the waves in the open sea. The Kite trip wave sessions also prepare you for any future windsurfing activities and advanced courses.
After a 15 minutes boat ride from the club to our wave spot, you will be introduced to the waves and enjoy an intense kite wave session.
This trip is suitable for both intermediate riders and experts, complete safety is provided throughout.
- Duration: 2 hours
- Minimum number of participants: 3
Looking for more extreme sensations? Then this one is for you!
You will start the trip from the beach in a coastal village situated in the South East region of the Rodrigues Island till the airport on the sandbank of île au coco.
Down winders throughout the lagoon is offered for level 2 IKO riders.
Downwind around the islands in the waves close to the reef, practicing your tricks in flat water and making a stop on an island for a BBQ where you will get to enjoy an unforgettable experience. Drinks are also offered as part of the trip.
- Duration: 4 hours
- Minimum number of participants: 4
Kite surf Packages
Want to take your training to a higher level?
We offer you a one/ two week package where you can satisfy your quest for more fun and excitement.
1 week cours
The one week package will provide you with the basic skills of kitesurfing and at the same time will prepare you for advanced kitesurfing courses.
You will be much more confident controlling the kitesurfer and riding the waves in the open sea.
1 week course also prepares you toward any future kitesurfing activities and advanced courses.
With the completion of this course you will be a beginner kitesurfer.
The 1 week course lasts for 6 days (2 hours / day)
About Kitesurf in Rodrigues?
Rodrigues is a world class kite spot, a huge 200km2 playground of crystal clear water, gloriously hidden in the middle of the Indian Ocean… a treasure we offer you to discover.
The kitesurf centre is situated in a coastal village in the south east of the Rodrigues Island and where you will get to discover the kitesurf in one of the world’s best places for kitesurfing.
Rodrigues benefiting from the regular trade winds, a vast and stunning lagoon interspersed with islets and a barrier reef generating tubarlar waves; is a paradise set up for kite surfers. Water being shallow in almost the whole lagoon will allow you to progress quickly in complete safety.
About the professional team of instructors:
The team of kitesurfing professionals has acquired a lot of experience through the years of kite boarding in Rodrigues Island. The instructors all know the best places according to weather conditions to go for kite surfing and the lagoon holds no secrets for them.
The instructors choose each spot specifically which are particularly adapted to your physical ability and aims. The personal touch and the dedicated instructions from the instructors will make your holiday in Rodrigues, an unforgettable experience with adventures to remember!
- Equipment: For your comfort and safety, the latest equipments are used. All the gear is checked daily by our IKO certified team and instructors.
- Operational Hours: The Kite surf courses are offered Monday – Sunday at the following times, 9.00am, 13.00 pm and 15.00pm
- Kite surfing with sailing are offered Monday - Sunday from 08.00 – 17:00
Do not hesitate any further and join us in Rodrigues’ Kite surf paradise!!
- Normal 2 hour lesson: 79 Euro / person
- Private lesson (2 hours one-on one)109 Euro / person
Downwind sessions (including all equipment)
- Price per person: 109 Euro
Kite trips wave sessions with equipment (minimum of 3 persons required)
- Price per person: 99 Euro
Big downwind (minimum of 3 persons required)
- Price per person: 125 Euro
- Training course of one week: 695 Euro (12 heures)
- Training course of two week price: 745 Euro (24 heures)