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1 Day Nature tour itinerary for Cape Town: Power Kiting & Buggying Lessons On The Beach

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Power Kiting & Buggying Lessons on the Beach

If you are an "adrenaline junkie" and looking for something new to do, then try a wind powered beach buggy on our beaches. You can choose to learn the basics of 2-line kiting and 4-line kiting. Once fit, you can advance to riding the beach buggy and do powerslides on the sand. 

DAY 01

Programme Itinerary

This action packed course teaches you the basics of 2 & 4 line kiting and prepares you for riding a buggy.
Buggies are 3 wheeled go-karts that sit very low on the ground and use the wind for power.
Once fit, you will do powerslides, carves and tack up wind.

2 Line Kiting

If you want to get into power kites a 2 line kiting course is the ideal place to start. This course will give you the confidence to fly two line power kites safely and also the core skills to progress onto a four line kiting course.

In this lesson we cover:

  1. Assessing flying site

  2. Setting up kites

  3. Checking equipment safety

  4. Using the 'wind window'

  5. Launching and landing

  6. Landing in an emergency

  7. Building up traction

  8. Packing away safely

4 Line Kiting

4 line kites are a serious challenge delivering more power than 2 line kites. So much so they need brakes, hence the extra 2 lines.
By using brakes you can get a dazzling array of spins, turns, stalls and some very serious power by 'dead spotting' the kite in the strongest bit of the wind.
If you want to get into kite buggying this is the ideal next course to do. Whilst attending a 2 line kiting course beforehand isn't essential, it will better prepare you for the course ahead.
In this lesson we cover:

  1. Assessing flying site

  2. Setting up kites

  3. Checking equipment safety

  4. Launching and landing

  5. Landing in an emergency

  6. Simple kite turns

  7. Brake turns

  8. Reverse launching

  9. Building up traction

  10. Packing away safely

Kite Buggying

Now that you've done your four line kiting course you're ready for the hi-speed world of buggying. Buggies are three wheeled go-karts which use kites for power. Being sat so low to the ground you'll get an immediate rush as you race around and learn how to carve and tack up upwind.

In this lesson we cover:

  1. Assessing flying site

  2. Assembling buggy

  3. Checking equipment safety

  4. Starting and stopping

  5. Stopping in an emergency

  6. Developing speed

  7. Tacking upwind

  8. Using the wind window

  9. Packing away safely

  • 750 ZAR Per Adult (* Per Day)
  1. Transport

  2. Private guide & all equipment.

Pick up and Drop off Cape Town Central

Areas Visited : Milnerton Lagoon, Melkbosstrand, depending on wind & tide forecast.

Bring : Sunhat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Comfy Shoes and Camera

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Contributed By

Matt Weisse

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ZAR 750
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