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Kitesurfing Vilanculos


Kitesurfing Vilanculos


Warm turquoise blue crystal waters, tropical climate, abundant sea life and the thrill of kitesurfing the uncrowded epic sites of Vilanculos and Bazaruto Archipelago Marine National Park. This is what one can expect when visiting this amazing island location.


Kitesurfing Vilanculos – 5 nights / 6 days

Day 1 – The Arrival:

You arrive at Oliver Tambo International airport in Johannesburg.

The regional flight from JNB to VNX takes 1 hour and 45 minutes.
At Vilanculos Airport, you will be received by a staff member of Casa Rex, who will transfer you back to Casa Rex Lodge or Golden Sands Self Catering Apartments, depending on where you choose to stay.


Day 2 and 3 – Beginner kitesurfing course:

Take part in an  IKO certified kitesurfing course designed to teach the basics of kitesurfing, from understanding the natural conditions of the area, to safety procedures, equipment knowledge, and the concept of the wind window, launching and landing the kite, as well as kite control.


Day 4 and 5 – Exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago:

On day 4 you will set sail for the Bazaruto Archipelago on a traditional sailing dhow. Explore Bazaruto Island after lunch and climb the biggest sand dune in the Indian Ocean, and admire the spectacular views. Your final day in Vilanculos has a few options, and there is plenty of places to explore, and activities to take part in. Spend your day kitesurfing, stand-up paddle boarding, scuba diving or snorkelling on the Bazaruto Archipelago, or just kick back and relax around the swimming pool.


Day 6 – The Return Journey:

After a final breakfast its time to head back to Vilanculos Airport for your flight back to Johannesburg International Airport. Our service ends here; we hope you had an amazing time learning to kitesurf in paradise.

Kitesurfing Vilanculos journey idea includes:



Johannesburg -> Vilanculos -> Johannesburg

Road transfers:

Vilanculos -> Casa Rex -> Vilanculos



5 nights’ accommodation at Casa Rex or Golden Sands

More about accommodation here.

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Complete beginners kitesurfing course

1 day Dhow safari to one of the Bazaruto Archipelago islands including lunch and snorkelling activity (min. 4 pax required)

1 day of Stand Up Paddling in Vilanculos lagoon


Good to Know


– Your E-ticket for the regional flight Johannesburg (JNB) to Vilanculos (VNX) will be sent to you beforehand.

– You can get your Visa for Mozambique at the airport in Vilanculos upon arrival.
(85 USD$ to be paid at arrival)

– All journey ideas can be customized to your travel needs, wishes and ideas. Please contact us for more information.