The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Bloubergstrand Beach, Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
Cape Town’s kiteboarding hot spot is at the Bloubergstrand beach front, also known as the “kite beach”. Defy gravity by kiteboarding at this wide and spacious beach, which offers an amazing launch pad as well. The wind factor is what makes the spot a haven for kiteboarding.
Most of the days, the winds blow at between 10- 30 knots. Characterized by side-shore south easterly winds, it offers amazing waves for kiteboarding. October to March offer best reliable winds, blowing at 15 knots on a light day to 30-35 knots on a strong day. This phenomenon can last up to 24 hours!! Wave lengths are on a 1-3 m/3-9 ft average. Although the weather is fairly warm, water temperatures are a bit on the lower side and a full wet suit is advisable for kiting.
Apart from the fact that it is an awesome kiteboarding spot, it has an amazing scenic view of the Table Mountain and the Robben island at a distance.
Relevant activites based in South Africa
This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!