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El Gouna: 2-Hour Introduction to Kitesurfing

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El Gouna: 2-Hour Introduction to Kitesurfing

From US$ 50.86 per person

Discover kitesurfing in El Gouna and enjoy your very first experience with a 2-hour introduction to one of the world’s fastest-growing watersports. Have fun getting to know all about the equipment, wind theory, and safety from your certified instructor.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 2 hours
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Instructor
English, Arabic
Pickup optional
Your hotel or accommodation in Hurghada.
Small group
Limited to 5 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience kitesurfing with top quality equipment
  • Enjoy learning from International Kiteboarding Organization certified instructors
  • Practice kiteboarding in flat and shallow waters
  • Use all of the facilities at the center for a full day
Full description
Choose to make your own way to the center or and optional transfer from El Gouna or Hurghada. When you arrive at the center you’ll be greeted, signed in, and personally shown around all of the facilities before starting your journey to becoming a certified kitesurfer on a 2-hour group kitesurfing lesson.  Before you get started with the equipment, you will go through all you need to know about wind theory. Then you'll head to the equipment room to be kitted out before following your instructor to the beach to learn how to safely set up your equipment.   Once your equipment is ready to go, it’s time for the fun to begin. Head straight out into the water and get your first experience of piloting a kite and learn some basic kite-control skills. After completing your session, you’ll be shown how to pack away the equipment.   Once you’ve completed your full introduction to kite boarding, you may choose to have your riding level certified as a Level 1 Discovery Kiteboarder. You will then have the rest of the day to enjoy and to make use of the center’s facilities. Relax on the beach, eat and drink in the bar and restaurant, play some beach volleyball, table tennis, or hang around and get social with some of the other kitesurfers.
Includes
  • 3-hour kitesurfing lesson
  • Equipment rental
  • Full-day use of center’s facilities
  • Equipment rental insurance
  • Transfers via taxi from within El Gouna or Hurghada (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Transfers from outside of El Gouna or Hurghada (Sahl Haseesh, Makkaadi, Soma Bay, Sharm El Naga)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

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Meeting point

Nomad Kite Events, El Gouna, Qesm Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt, El Gouna, Red Sea Governorate 84513, Egypt.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • In the event there is no wind your lessons may be rearranged for later that day or another day or you will be issued a voucher or refund
  • Transfers to and from the center will be via taxi and you will be contacted the day prior to your lesson to confirm the time of the pickup
  • Rental equipment is covered by insurance, however, this does not include the loss of any equipment
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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I had a 4 hour session by Taha, Nomad. He was very knowledgable and affable. He took me through in detail every aspect of the gear, safe attachment of the kite and safety features of the kit. It kis far more technical than you may think and its very important to learn these aspects. We went out into the water. He was very patient with me as I struggled to control the kite, however with his guidance managed to safely move the kite from 9 o'clock to 3 o'clock and get a feel for the wind! Unfortunately we ran out of time as I had a prior appointment. I realsied then that I should have booked this earlier in my stay to allow for at least 3 more lessons to master kite surfing. Taha is excellent and I highly recommend him and the Nomad Team [Gogo being the head]. The whole facility is amazing with areas to eat, drink and chill. Be sure to take plenty of water as you will need it half way through the lesson as gets very hot with the wet suit on. Will definitely book again when next in Gouna!!

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June 2, 2021

First it was said to be picked up at 8: 45-9: 30 a.m. Means to wait 45 minutes. Then after 80min wait ubd contact finally get another taxi. On site only guide in English even though I had booked German. Other visitors to the facility had advised me to wear water shoes because of the spicy clams, luckily I had mine with me. After 5 hours nothing really worked properly in English ... I understood everything, but nothing worked while I was concentrating on the kite. After a short break, I found a German-speaking teacher, but wanted extra money. Then I tried again with English, then the German speaker came along and helped me at no extra charge ... and then everything worked without any problems. Without the start problems it would have been really great ... Technical competence great and very friendly. I'll be back anyway.

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