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Getting There

How to get there:
From central Cape Town, take the N1. Take the R27 Paarden Island /Milnerton turnoff (Marine Drive). Continue along the R27. Turn left onto the M14 (Melkbos strand). At the stop street turn right into Otto du Plessis Drive. Continue for 1.5km. Turn left into the parking lot just after the bridge. You can kitesurf Van Riebeeckstrand in the north (4km) and Kalkoond in the south (5km)

Kitespots Near

Melkbos - Van Riebeeck Strand

Yzerfontein

Kitespot Description

Wind Direction:

Best Months:
All year round.

Conditions:
Although this is predominantly a wind surfers beach, there is a great left and right break with swells reaching up to 3 metres. This is a very long beach and offers lots of wave riding away from the wind surfers. It can get really gusty if the SE picks up and is sometimes better to make your way to Big Bay.The wind blows just as strong here as in Cape Town. it has a relatively small break and often closes out due to the sand bank along the beach.

Pros & Cons:

There is no car guard or ablutions available. Watch out for the dry kelp and pebbles on the beach when launching your kite.

Annual Wind Conditions

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