Kitty Hawk KiteBoarding & What You Need to Know

If you’re looking for some adrenaline-pumping fun in the Outer Banks, Kitty Hawk kiteboarding is the perfect activity for you! Whether you’re a seasoned kiteboarder or a complete novice, all ability levels can enjoy this exciting water sport. Plus, it’s a new and unique way to experience the ocean. Learn more about Kitty Hawk kiteboarding below.

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Kitty Hawk Kiteboarding & What You Need to Know

Also known as kitesurfing, kiteboarding is a surefire way to get your adrenaline pumping and a fun way to enjoy the water. The sport is challenging enough for an experienced kiteboarder but accessible enough for a complete beginner. In a place so close to man’s first powered flight, it’s perfect for trying to catch some air time!

About Kiteboarding

Perhaps the most exciting part of kiteboarding is catching the air and launching above the waves. Experienced kiteboarders can reach between 20 and 40 feet into the air. For novices, any elevation will be a thrill. While you’re in the air, you may try to kick, spin, flip, or just fly. No matter how you choose to enjoy your kiteboarding adventure, you’re certain to have a good time.

Where Can You Go Kiteboarding?

The definitive place to go kiteboarding in the Outer Banks is at Kitty Hawk Kites. You can rent equipment at one of their several locations and go on your own, or you can take a course and ensure you’re ready to hit the waves! Here is some of what Kitty Hawk Kites has to offer.

Fly & Ride Kiteboarding Course

This comprehensive kiteboarding course will teach you the basics of kiteboarding. It’s perfect for new kiteboarders wanting to work on fundamentals, safety, technique, and more.

Duration: 5 hours/1 day

Price: $400 per person

Private Kiteboarding Lessons

This one-on-one kiteboarding course is designed to be fully customizable. Whatever your ability level may be, you’ll have exactly the lesson you need. Whether you want to learn the basics or learn advanced tricks, this private lesson is a great choice.

Duration: 2 hours

Price: $150/hour

The Ultimate Way to Fly

This is the most comprehensive lesson package Kitty Hawk Kites offers. From completely inexperienced, a novice will learn how to kiteboard over the course of 3-5 days and 14 hours of coursework. You’ll go from rookie to pro by the end of this one!

Duration: 14 hours/3-5 days

Price: $1295

Where to Stay

Shoreline oBX vacation rental

For convenient access to Kitty Hawk kiteboarding rentals and other Outer Banks attractions, choose a Shoreline OBX vacation rental. We have vacation homes across the Outer Banks that have everything you need for a relaxing beach getaway. Enjoy private decks, comfortable living spaces, well-equipped kitchens, and more. There’s no better place to stay in the Outer Banks! Contact us today to start planning your beach getaway.