Dakhla kite Worldcup spot: advanced kitesurfers only
Once a year in March one of the camps at the opposite side of the lagoon hosts the Dakhla Kite Worldcup Tour Stop. Here you will find loads of other kitesurfers as well as slightly choppy conditions. We recommend to watch the ‘spectacle’ from a distance, preferably on a downwinder to the speed spot or the White Dune. As you must be able to ride upwind in order to come back, this is not a spot for beginners.
Dakhla City wavespot Oum Lamboiur: For advanced wave kitesurfers
You reach this fantastic wave spot within a 20 min drive. You should mind the tide forecast, as the northern part of the bay is quite rocky, which at low tide can become an issue. Sheltered by the point,. The waves peel in completely perfect and glassy.
Pointe de l’Or: A nearby wavekite point break for wavekite beginners to experts
It won’t even take you 10 minutes with the four-wheel drive drive to get to this wavekite spot, and we promise, it will take your breath away. A point break with side-shore wind. And, depending on the tide and swell, an up to 500m long wave rolling endlessly through this clear water bay. The waves are rather small in the summer months, so we advise wave kiters to pick a travel period between September and May. However, during the winter months from November to February, you will no longer have a 90% wind yield, but surfing offers a highly appreciated alternative (already included as an alternative program in your travel price). The waves here can get fairly big (three to four metres, some days even more), hence you should definitely know your limit. The kite-able part of the bay offers a sandy ground and safe conditions for wavekite beginners