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Kite Surfing Outreach Project
Day to day activities: A volunteer will become a mentor for an underprivileged child and will teach the child how to swim, the basics of kite surfing and how to work with the equipment. If you have no idea how to kite surf, you will learn the skills of this wonderful sport at Kite Beach.
Duration of the project: 2 weeks and longer
Cost: From R233 (£17) per day
What’s included: Airport pickup and return transfer to Cape Town International Airport, accommodation in a dorm, orientation and BBQ, free tour (See options below), BBQ in local township, welcome pack, donation to the organization, 24hr support.
What’s excluded:Meals, Flights, visas (if necessary) and insurance
Accommodation: Accommodation in a dorm at a local backpackers. (Note: Accommodation can be upgraded to a private room at an extra ZAR120 per night.)
Kite surfing is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Kite beach, is one of the ‘Mecca’s’ for all kite surfers, from beginners to the pro kite surfers.
In South Africa poverty is a reality. There are a number of townships in close proximity. Children from these townships, many with great promise, spend their weekends in the townships surrounded by bad elements and the negative influences of peer pressure.
You can teach an underprivileged child how to swim and kite surf and to enjoy the sea!
A volunteer will become a mentor for a child and will teach the child how to swim, the basics of kite surfing and how to work with the equipment.
If you have no idea how to kite surf, you will learn the skills of this wonderful sport at Kite Beach.
After finishing training, the child will receive a card allowing him or her to help other tourists and kite surfers with setting up their equipment and watching over their belongings. This will create a weekend job for the child and a chance to for them to get involved in kite surfing. Who knows, the kid you teach may become the next world champ?
No experience is necessary. Qualified kite surfers will receive a discount off their package. See below
Cape Town is one of the world's most spectacular destinations. Situated on the south western tip of Africa, Cape Town and the Western Cape are recognised as one of the most beautiful places on earth. Offering a range of attractions, breathtaking sights and endless activities, it is a year-round holiday destination with friendly people, a mild climate and rich cultural heritage.
Your task will include the following:
A volunteer will become a mentor for an un privileged child
Teaching the child how to swim,
the basics of kite surfing and how to work with the equipment.
Note: Volunteers are allowed to change between projects or do more than one of the following:
The project starts every Sunday of the week. It is however flexible.
Qualified Kite surfers:
Fee per week
Fee per day
Unqualified Kite surfers:
Fee per week
Fee per day
It is recommended that you stay for 4 weeks or longer and combine this with one of the Cape Town Tours, Sport Packages or Adventure & Educational tours
What is included in the fee?
Airport pickup and return transfer to Cape Town International Airport.
Accommodation in a dorm at a local backpackers (Note: Accommodation can be upgraded to a private room at an extra ZAR120 per night.)
Orientation and BBQ
One of the following tours:
Cape Point tour
Wine route tour
Moola Magic loyalty card
Info pack, etc.
Donation to the organization
BBQ in the local township
What is excluded from the fee?
Meals (Budget approx ₤40 per week)
Use of telephone and internet
Flights, Visas, Medical and travel insurance
The length of stay can also be altered according to the volunteer’s needs.
A police clearance certificate is essential
We offer 4 star accommodation in a safe and easily accessible area. We have a variety of different rooms. We have all the facilities any traveller would need from an internet café to a Jacuzzi to relax those travelling muscles. The backpackers are a five-minute walk from the beach, shopping centres, restaurants, transport terminals and rolling distance from bars and pubs.
Internet Facilities:Fast and reliable ADSL internet is permanently available in our Café. Contact home and catch up on your blog. The cost is R8 for half an hour.
Jacuzzi: This 9 women, 1 man Jacuzzi is ideal to relax those muscles after an adventurous day. It is heated at night on request and reaches temperatures of up to 40°C.
Laundry:A washing machine and tumble drier is available to use. For a nominal fee or we will do it for you (hooray!).
Communal Kitchen:Complementary tea and coffee is always available in the fully equipped kitchen.
Lounge & TV Room:A flat screen TV with satellite access and a video machine - what more do you need for those stay-in days?
Zen Garden:Grab a book and relax under the palm trees next to the pond.
Bonfire Area:Sit around the large bonfire area, swop travel tales and cook your food the traditional South African way: on the Braai.
Meals will be at your own cost and volunteers normally put their resources together and cook as a team, or go out for a drink and meal at one of the local restaurants. The local supermarket stocks a variety of food and there are fully equipped kitchen in the house for cooking. Budget approximately ₤40 per week.
Volunteering work hours
Flexible as per volunteers needs. Usually in the afternoons and weekends. A volunteer may however volunteer in the mornings at one of the following projects: Teaching at Local Township School Cape Town, Disabled and underprivileged Adults & Child Home or Homeless Township Children.
Telecommunication and medical facilities
Fast and reliable ADSL internet is permanently available in the Café. Contact home and catch up on your blog. The cost is R8 for half an hour.
Hospital and doctors only 1km away.
Qualification and Skills
No experience is necessary. If you have no experience you will be instructed by trained professional on how to kite surf. This is all included in the price. The love for the sun, the sea and sports.
This depends on your spending habits. South Africa is not an expensive destination. 20 pounds a week would cover more than the basics.
Immunization & Vaccination
This is a malaria free area. Volunteers can have rabies and anti-tetanus injections should they wish. It is best to contact your local physician before you leave your country.
Temperatures during the year:
Summers get really warm and winters are cold. This is a winter rain fall area.
Summer (Des, Jan and Feb):
16 - 35 ˚ Celsius
Autumn (Mar, April and May):
14 - 30 ˚ Celsius
Winter (June, July and Aug):
8 - 23 ˚ Celsius
Spring (Sep, Oct and Nov):
14 - 30 ˚ Celsius
No specific clothes necessary.
It can get very cold in the evenings during the African winter, so please bring a warm jacket and long trousers. Please be aware that your clothes are going to get dirty!
Passport, Visas and Medical & Travel Insurance documents
A willingness- to- learn- and- participate attitude
A sleeping bag and pillow
Natural-coloured/camouflage clothing and hat
Comfortable walking shoes
Personal toiletries and towels
Malaria tablets (only if visiting a malaria-risk area)