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Kiteboarding in Bali

Postby The_Young_Muse » Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:47 pm

Hi guys,

I will be travelling to Bali in June this year for a wedding and as luck would have it, the wind seems to pick up around that time :D

Now I've trawled the web and it came up with some pretty good info but I would just like to get some info from those who have visited and experienced kiting in Bali personally (and preferably unbiased).

I live and kite in Cape Town, South Africa and my quiver consists of '09 7m Waroo, '12 9 & 11m Switchblade and '10 13m Waroo. I generally only go kiting when the wind exceeds 20 knots on my 9m. I'm 6ft3 and 83kgs and ride a 140 TT Cabrinha Custom.

Now the following -

1) Should I take any kit with me or should I try and rent when I'm there? If so, what kiteshop would you recommend?

2) Any spots you would recommend - I don't mind waves but sadly have not taken to wave-riding, yet. Or anything that I should avoid? Personal experiences?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Kiteboarding in Bali

Postby kitesuffer » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:45 am

The wind is pretty light in Bali.Sadly, 20kn is not common at that time of year. If you take kit, take only your 12 and some booties are not a bad idea either.


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Re: Kiteboarding in Bali

Postby buzzz » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:19 am

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Re: Kiteboarding in Bali

Postby clubkite » Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:58 pm


Most of the kitesurfing is done in Sanur. We have a kite school there and we rent gear. We are located at Jalan Pantai Karang not too far from Hyatt. email me at when you are going.


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Re: Kiteboarding in Bali

Postby kitesurfbali » Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:03 am

Hello there,
if you wait for 20 knots I doubt that you will even touch the water!
Bring your bigger kite and you will get for sure some good days.
Bye Jankie

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