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Getting There

How to get there:
From Big Bay Bloubergstrand, carry on driving north, on the M14 (with the sea on your left) until you get to Melkbosstrand. Drive straight on through. At the intersection with the R27, turn left, driving to Velddrif. Drive for about 50 kms, until you reach the Yzerfontein turn off. Turn left, and drive till you reach the town. Turn right at the four way stop to get to the beach

Kitespots Near

Melkbos - Van Riebeeck Strand

Yzerfontein

Kitespot Description

Wind Direction:SE, S, SW, NW

Best Months:
April - Nov

Conditions:
Yzerfontein is a Kitesurf Spot 1 km north of Yzerfontein near a Cove called Smoedbaai, 40 km north-west of Cape Town. On a SE this spot is very gusty. If you make your way further down the beach, the wind conidtions become cleaner. For wave riding this spot works on a perfectly on a NW and SW and produces some amazing swells.

Pros & Cons:

There are ablutions available at the take-away shop near the car park. Try to stay clear of the bay area, as there are bathers all over the place with no life guards on duty here.

Annual Wind Conditions

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