Adelaide, the liveliest city in Australia, is the capital of South Australia state and is situated on the Adelaide Plains and more specifically at the north side of Fleurieu Peninsula. It was built next to Torrens River and is surrounded by the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf St Vincent. The climate is considered to be Mediterranean, with dry and hot summers when temperatures can reach up to 42°C/107.60°F, and humid and cool winters with frequent rainfalls.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Semaphore Beach, Adelaide, South Australia Australia
Adelaide is a popular destination for the lovers of kitesurfing, offering a great number of beaches, suitable for this extreme sport. Semaphore Beach, situated on the northwest side of the city, is one of the most popular ones, providing a good sea breeze all year round (except June-August).
The winds are south-west to west and are usually stronger in the afternoons (15-25 kn/27.7-46.3 kph, perfect for kitesurfing). The currents are a bit strong in the area (3-5 kn/5.5-9.2 kph), so keep an eye on them. The beach is sandy and big and gets crowded during the summer season.
Note: Be careful of the nearby jetty.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.