Kitesurfing, also know as Kiteboarding is relatively new extreme sport in Bali. This sport is mainly done by visiting tourists to Bali as the locals are generally unfamiliar with it yet. This amazing sport is gaining so much popularity all around the world.
The best coasts for this adrenaline-pumping sport in Bali are some of the regular surfing beaches. Those are the beaches between Sanur’s southeast facing Mertasari and all the way down to Tanjung Benoa and Nusa Dua, the island’s west beaches of Seminyak and Canggu.
The operators engaged in kite surfing in Bali incorporated in the organization called IKO (International Kite Organization) so that all security and comfort meet international standard. The skill of the surfers can be categorized into some levels. Beginner Kiteboarder, who wants to learn the game starts from level 1 level, then Intermediate Kiteboarder Program for Level 2 and Independent Kiteboarder Program at level 3.
The necessary equipment normally provided by the operators are clothes /wetsuit, vests, boards and the long parachute. Experienced instructors provide a complete guide before starting the activities, especially for the beginner level, it takes about 1 hour to do the training and 1 hour for the kite surfing adventure.