Destination

Wellington

New Zealand, Australia (Oceania)

It gets Very Strong winds Either direction From $50/day
Updated:30 June 2020

Kitesurf Season

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Destination Summary

Wellington

Windiest city in the world, 170+ days per year with wind greater than 30kts. Spots for most wind directions.

Kite Info

Kite shop

Has a Kite Shop

Kite spots

Seatoun Beach; Lyall Bay; Mana; Petone; Waikanae; Otaki Beach

Best months

january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november, december

Dominant boosting direction

Either direction

Wind Strength, Consistency, Wind Quality, Density

It gets Very Strong (Up to 40 knots) It's windy Almost every day Gusty and holey Warm and Cold wind

Water temp

Cold (You need a wetsuit)

Water conditions

Flat, Choppy, Waves

Crowd factor

Some waters users around

Woo Record

27 by Marc Jacobs

Travel and life info

How easy is it to get there?

Easy to visit (< 2 hours from airport)

How do you get there?

Fly to Wellington International Airport; spots are all easily accessible from the city

Daily cost

Expensive ($50-120 /day)

Party Destination

Not a party destination

Do you need a car?

Yes

Family friendly?

Yes

Other fun and activities

Great food and beverage scene
you can pretty much do most outdoor activities

How easy is it to find cuddle company?

Heaven

Internet Connectivity

Good (video calls and streaming)

Development

High development (many accommodations; hotels; health services and shops)

Thanks to Ryan Hunt for submiting the destination

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