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Getting There

How to get there:
Big Bay Bloubergstrand, carry on driving north (with the sea on your left) past Melkbosstrand. At the intersection with the R27, turn left, driving to Velddrif. Just follow this road for about 60 kms, past Yzerfontein, past the West Coast National Park entrance, until you reach the Langebaan turn off. Turn left here, and follow the road in to the town. At the main intersection, turn right, and this will take you to the beach.Note that the area is closed off to future development. Although there is parking along the dirt road. Note that you can also get to Langebaan through the West Coast National Park, but this will cost you the entry fee.

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Langebaan -Main Beach

Langebaan - Shark Bay

Kitespot Description

Wind Direction:NW, SE

Best Months:
All year round

Fantastic place to learn to kite with large open areas. The water is warm in summer and always very clear. This massive flat water bay offers great kiting for flat water riders.

Pros & Cons:

There are lots of areas on the grass next to the lagoon. There is not much beach along the banks of the lagoon. The reserve area has been closed off to kitesurfers parking, but park further down the dirt road and carry your kit down to the waters edge.Don't be fooled by the sign that says road closed, you are allowed to walk on the road down to the lagoon area.

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