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Lancelin
Lancelin
Host of the legendary Lancelin Ocean Classic, world-class wind and wave conditions are perfect for testing novices and professionals. Hit the long stretches of flat water and reef breaks for some kitesurfing and windsurfing action in Lancelin.

Geraldton
Geraldton
WA’s windsurfing capital, Geraldton is a big draw for windsurfers and kiters of all abilities. It’s one of the windiest spots on Australia’s west coast, especially when the strong sea breezes roll in from November to March. Hit Point Moore, Sunset Beach, St George's Beach or Coronation Beach. Check out Geraldton.

Esperance
Esperance
Long white-sand beaches and enormous turquoise bays, sheltered by the untouched islands of the Recherche Archipelago, offer some stunning spots to get your windsurfing and kiting kicks. Catch the best wind and wave conditions between January and March in Esperance.

Green Head
Green Head
Exposed to some of the strongest coastal winds in summer, South Beach, Dynamite Bay and a string of white sandy beaches offer some of the best windsurfing and kitesurfing in WA. Conditions can be challenging, suiting advanced kiters and windsurfers. Learn more about Green Head and the surrounding area.

Margaret River
Margaret River
Indulge your windsurfing passion in the premium wine growing region of Margaret River, home to some of the most consistent world-class surf on Earth. There are more than 40 reef and beach breaks to choose from here, with the swell often mast-high. To the far south, Augusta also offers sensational flat-water kitesurfing conditions at the mouth of the Blackwood River. Plan your windsurfing trip to Margaret River.

Cervantes
Cervantes
Beyond the famous Pinnacles of Nambung National Park, you’ll find some of the best smooth-water windsurfing and kitesurfing conditions in WA. Well worth making the two-hour trip north from Perth to Cervantes.

Perth
Perth
Among Perth’s 19 beautiful white-sand beaches, you’ll find some wind and wave action during the summer months, when the sea breezes are up. Iconic Cottesloe and Scarborough are renowned for their stellar wave conditions, while further south, Safety Bay and Avalon beaches are ideal for those with a little experience. Kitesurfers should head to Shoalwater Bay near Rockingham, Leighton Beach near Fremantle, Brighton Beach near Scarborough, Mullaloo Beach or Pinnaroo Point, north of Hillarys Boat Harbour. Go kitesurfing and windsurfing in Perth.

Gnaraloo
Gnaraloo
Some of the longest wave rides in WA can be found here, at the southern end of World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef. The sea breezes roll in from October to March, but with large waves, strong currents and sharp coral, conditions are only suitable for the experienced. Learn more about Gnaraloo.

Ningaloo
Ningaloo
Sheltered by the largest fringing reef on Earth, the beaches and bays of Ningaloo Reef offer some of WA’s best flat-water conditions – Ideal for advanced windsurfers and kiters. Explore the 260-kilometre coastline, stretching up to Exmouth and ride Ningaloo Reef.

Swan River
Swan River
The Swan River is the life-giving artery of Perth and a mecca for water sports enthusiasts of every kind. The large flat-water bay of Melville Beach lures kitesurfers and windsurfers of every level, while Pelican Point, with its onshore winds, attracts the more experienced. Experience windsurfing and kitesurfing on the Swan River.

For your own safety, be sure to seek advice from local windsurfers and kiters and follow established safety guidelines. For more information, visit the Western Australian Kitesurfing Association or Australian Windsurfing websites.

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