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kitesurf features
kite-in kite-out accomodation
1-2m waves
2m+ waves
launch space 20m+
destination ratings
nightlife 1/5
beginner friendly 5/5
family friendly 4/5
flat water 5/5
not crowded 5/5
other activities 3/5
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breakfast + bed + dinner
wifi at the destination
# of restaurants in the area

season overview

foil wind is more than 8 kts
wind for big kites is more than 12 kts
freeride wind is more than 17 kts
big air wind is more than 22 kts
air temperature
water temperature

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New! The room map includes both airbnb and hotel options in Babaomby. For the best kitesurf holidays, we recommend staying within walking distance of the main kitespot when possible.

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Kite schools & shops

Looking for lessons, rentals, or support? Check out some of the local kite shops below. Do you have a great kiteschool that you would like to list? Submit your information here.

Babaomby Island Lodge
1 hr private lesson: €60
Full day rental: €75
Kitesurf Madagascar
3 hr lesson: €120
Assistant IKO instructor course: €300


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Destination info

Highlights: A stunning, secluded landscape with both flat water lagoons and some pretty big reef breaks for surf, Babaomby is a remote kiteboarding gem for riders of all abilities. Exotic wildlife and national parks provide a surreal experience that beckons you to disconnect from routine, while diving, paddle boarding, and crystal clear blue water will keep you active in the event of a rare no wind day. The Babaomby Island Lodge is the hub for kite activity and support, and is also your best resource for getting out there.

Closest Airports: Antsiranana (DIE)

Other Activities: Scuba Diving, trekking, climbing, ATV Tours, Tsingy Rouge Park, Ankarana Reserve, and more.

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Wind forecast

Current wind and weather forecast at Babaomby. To see best months to kite foil, freeride kiteboard, and for big air, see “season overview” at top. You may have to slide map up to see kitespot.

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