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Karratha Kite School


Kiteboarding is a beautiful sport in which the wind powers a parachute like kite to pull a rider who stands on a board as they glide through the water.

Karratha Kite School teaches kiteboarding lessons in the beautiful surroundings of the Pilbara region. Our teaching spots include:

Hampton Harbour – Dampier
Hearsons Cove – Burrup Peninsula
Settlers Beach – Cossack


Karratha Kite School is predominantly a kiteboarding school for people who would like to learn how to kiteboard through a structured course and in safe conditions. We cater for one student per instructor and have two accredited International Kiteboarding Organisation (IKO) qualified instructors. We aim for all of our clients to have an enjoyable and safe experience during their lessons and go on to become confident safe kiteboarders.

Instructor George: A Skateboarder from a young age, I have spent most of my life in the French Alpes where I practiced snowboarding for 25 years. I fell in love with kiteboarding when I first discovered it in 2010. It is an accessible adventure sport in which you experience amazing sensations and enjoyment from the very beginning. It is a sport in which you continually develop your skills – the progression is endless. There is so much to explore when you are kiteboarding, you can either go fast or cruise along, do jumps and tricks, ride a wave or even glide along above the water using a foil board. The skills that can be developed seem endless – and all whilst being powered by the wind in a natural environment. I look forward to sharing my passion for kiteboarding, promoting and expanding this amazing sport in the Pilbara. Instructor Jian I first saw kiteboarding as a young girl when my parents took us from the Australian bush to visit the beach, I thought it looked amazing but didn’t realise it was something I would ever be able to do – a powerful image and a dream was burnt into my imagination. I finally made that dream a reality when I took the leap and learnt to kiteboard in 2010 I loved kiteboarding from the beginning – the feeling of freedom was something I hadn’t experienced in any other sport. I threw myself into getting out and enjoying the wind and the ocean as often as possible and still can’t get enough of it. It is a beautiful sport in which you can experience being out in nature and appreciate the power of the elements. I have a big passion for the outdoors and making exercise fun, I look forward to sharing this passion and teaching people the amazing sport of kiteboarding.

Lessons & Cancellation Policy Lesson packages need to be paid in full at the time of booking. Once paid for lessons and are not refundable. Lessons are transferable to another person however not transferable to a store credit. Lessons must be completed within 12 months of payment. After that time any unused time and monies are forfeited. The 2 windy seasons that we have in Karratha are Sept – Jan (predominantly afternoon winds and May-Aug (predominantly morning winds). We do our best to give our students lessons as soon as possible however this depends on the number of students waiting for lessons the availability of our instructors and the weather conditions. If you cancel your lesson: If you will not be able to attend a lesson you must cancel or reschedule 48hours prior to the booked start time so we are able to fill your spot. If you do not provide that notice or do not turn up for a lesson the time will be deducted from your lesson package. If we cancel your lesson: We will do our best to give you as much notice as possible if we have to cancel your lesson however the weather forecast is not always accurate and it does tend to change at the last minute. Where a lesson is cancelled by Karratha Kite School we will do our best to re-schedule your lesson for the next available time that the conditions are good. If your lesson is shortened by Karratha Kite School due to unfavourable weather conditions we will re-schedule that portion of the lesson. There will be no fees incurred or loss of lesson time if Karratha Kite school reschedules your lesson time.

Lot 4548 De Witt Rd, Karratha WA 6714