Kitesurfing in Asia

Kitesurfing is an increasingly popular sport in Europe and North America and now kitesurfing in Asia is quickly gaining in popularity, thanks to an abundance of stunning locations, great weather and also consistent windy conditions. Kitesurfing in Thailand has taken off in particular in the last ferw years. Combining a number of other sports such as kiting, wakeboarding and windsurfing, kitesurfing is perhaps more technical but offers riders an incredible experience which is why it is becoming such a popular sport.

Kite surfing in Asia provides countless great locations to choose from. Experienced kite surfer’s in Asia should head to Taiwan, which has the best conditions in all of Asia and year-round great kite surfing. Countries such as Vietnam and Japan with 1000’s of kilometres of coastline offer great potential too, and popular tourist destinations such as Thailand have some great locations, particularly in the Gulf of Thailand at Chumphon and Hua Hin. Kitesurfing in Thailand is growing very quickly along with other watersports such as wakeboarding and paragliding and costs for kitesurfing in Thailand remain very reasonable compared to European or North American operators. Destinations famous for it’s surfing like Indonesia are equally impressive for kitesurfing and the developed spots can offer equipment for rental.

For those of you who are new to the sport, there are numerous companies who can offer lessons and courses to get you up to speed. For the more serious enthusiast there are various outlets selling all equipment. Please contact us for vendors.