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Getting There

Distance from Cape Town:
496 km

How to get there:
From Cape Town take the N2 towards Mossel Bay. Continue through Mossel Bay on the N2 for another 80km until you reach Knysna. Drive through Knysna. Turn right at the Knysna Leisure Isle sign board Continue through the traffic lights. Continue for 3km and turn right into Leisure Isle – Armstrong Road Continue straight along concrete road to the cul-de-sac Parking around cul-de-sac.

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Kitespot Description

Wind Direction:NW, SE

Best Months:
Dec - April

Conditions:
Leisure Isle is great and safe for beginners but can be gusty on an E. It can be sailed in NW conditions. SE is more consistent as the wind enters the lagoon via the heads. On an easterly it can be very gusty. SE wind blows from Dec - April. NW is usually pre-frontal and is gusty. The lagoon is best sailed at high tide.

Rigging Area:
There are only 2 beaches on Leisure isle. Both are clean and sand is very smooth. Be careful when walking in the water as there are lots of sharp little shells and horse mussels in the sand.

Spot Amenities:
There are no ablutions available on the island to the public.

Annual Wind Conditions

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Condition
Wind | Knots <25 <25 <20 <15 <5 <5 <10 <10 <15 <15 <15 <20