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Getting There

How to get there:
Distance: 184km
From Durban continue on the N2 Toll Road for 111km and exit at the Richards bay, Empangeni turnoff. Turn right under the Bridge and continue for 18km and turn into Hibberd Drive for 1.2 km and turn right into Krewelkring rd, which becomes Davidson Lane. Turn right into Sanbar Way.

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Richards Bay - Pelican Island

Richards Bay - Alkandstrand

Kitespot Description

Wind Direction:NE, SW

Best Months:
All Year Round

Pelican Island lies in the harbour,which offers flat water, smooth conditions due to the man made island. A southerly here is clean and perfect for learning and freestyle riding.It can be gusty on the SW as it blows off from the land.

Wind strengths:
15 - 30 knots

Rigging Area:
You can rig on the grass area at the public car park.Pelican Island is a private development and access is restricted.

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