Top three reasons to go kitesurfing in the Red Sea
Escape the commotion of everyday life and get a well-deserved rest
Explore pristine islands and take advantage of perfect kitesurfing conditions
Spend a week island-hopping on a luxury yacht while improving your kitesurfing skills
Are you looking to strike the perfect balance between hardcore excitement and total relaxation? This kitesurfing safari in the Red Sea must be right up your alley! Located off the coast of Hurghada—one of Egypt’s famous water sports destinations—the northern islands of the Red Sea are a real treat for those keen on kitesurfing and exploring pristine nature. Discover the breathtaking Tawila, Abu Mongar, Geysum, and Ashrafi islands on a luxury yacht and soak up the tropical views of azure blue skies, clear turquoise sea, and sun-drenched beaches all around you. The islands’ perfect weather conditions and constant onshore winds allow you to develop your kitesurfing skills with the help of your expert guide who’ll share some tips and tricks. This thrilling island-hopping safari also includes some no-wind activities such as snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, volleyball and many more, so you already know that this tropical heaven is rife with adrenaline-inducing opportunities!
April, September and October
Hurghada, Egypt, is about 15 minutes away from your yacht
Beginner to advanced
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Kitesurfing Safari in the Red Sea
Discover a sense of adventure on a thrilling kitesurfing safari in Egypt’s Red Sea and achieve the ideal balance between epic kitesurfing and total relaxation. Visit Tawila, Abu Mongar, Geysum, and Ashrafi islands on a high-class yacht and take advantage of the perfect weather and wind conditions to upgrade your kitesurfing skills. Try out some more laid-back activities such as snorkeling, swimming with dolphins or volleyball and enjoy the sun from heavenly beaches and turquoise lagoons.
Meet your guide
The Kite Safari in general is a super unique trip, but Alice, Momo and the crew are making it even more unique. Super helpful, funny and well organized, We`ve had 100% Wind and discovered unbelievable islands and lonely sandbanks. The food was amazing – my first kite trip without hunger. Momo and his Team are always open for tips to improve the kite skills and Alice has taken super cool pictures.
My recommendation: Go for it and send it 🙂
Awesome trip with the Discovery team. Especially Momo, very nice and gave me lots of tips for kitesurfing. I look forward to the reunion next year!
Very good Trainers, top equipment, nice atmosphere, best places to kite.
It was a great event with Discovery Kite. Momo was a great instructor! Very friendly, smiling every time, and always knows what you want to do.
Thanks for everything!!
Perfect, nice people, very good teachers, lovely atmosphere, killer kite area.
Things to know
Covid measures on islands in the Red Sea, Egypt
57hours is committed to providing safe outdoor adventure experiences. We require all guides using our platform to have a COVID-19 safety plan and to make the details of that plan accessible to travelers. In most cases, group sizes will be reduced, guides will avoid overcrowded locations, and other safety measures will be met depending on the location and activity.
We also expect clients to respect local regulations and take measures to protect themselves, guides and the communities they’re traveling to. For more information on COVID-19 measures on islands in the Red Sea near Hurghada, Egypt, please refer to Egypt’s Travel Restrictions Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic website.
Please contact us if you have any questions or require further information. We are happy to provide you with the most up-to-date information!
For all kitesurfing clinics and courses, you’ll be paired with an experienced local instructor with extensive kitesurfing knowledge.
- Professional IKO instructors with extensive knowledge of the area
- 7 days of kitesurfing and workshops from sunrise until sunset
- 7 nights in a deluxe cabin with A/C, mini-fridge, shower, and bathroom
- 5-star yacht rental fees
- Transfer from/to Hurghada Airport (HRG)
- Freshly prepared all-inclusive meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks)
- Soft drinks, tea, water, and juice
- BBQ & bonfire on the island
- Kite storage, beach service, and rescue
- Professional photo session on the water
- No-wind activities such as snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, fishing, wakeboarding, foiling, volleyball and many more
What’s not included:
- Transportation before and after the trip
- Entry VISA at the airport ($30)
- Alcoholic beverages
- Kite courses
- Equipment rental
- Additional nights at the hotel
How fit do I need to be?
The only thing your instructor will expect from you is that you know how to swim, but of course, being in good shape helps. Strength isn’t a necessary component to successful kiteboarding; it’s all about the technique, which is why it’s the perfect sport to take lessons as a beginner.
What if I’ve never kiteboarded before?
If you’re new to kiting, help from the guide will benefit you immensely. Technically, all you need to know to kiteboard is how to swim and how to stand on the board, but keep in mind that private courses are not included in the price. Still, beginners are more than welcome to join. An instructor will make sure you’re safe while you get the hang of it, and will show you some tips and tricks needed to progress quickly and get you out there on your own in no time.
What about required equipment?
- Technical kitesurfing equipment (can be rented from your guiding service)
- Backpack large enough to carry all the items listed (around a 40L bag)
- Clothing for 7 days
- Water bottle
- Food you can eat on-the-go
- Toiletries (sunscreen, bug spray, toilet paper, etc.)
- Camera — optional
Wetsuit and booties can be rented for an additional fee. Let us know if you need this gear as it is mandatory equipment for the lessons
Group sizes and age requirements
Group sizes and prices:
- The maximum number of participants for this kitesurfing safari adventure is 20.
- Cost is per person and it doesn’t decrease as the group grows.
Min. age requirements:
- If you are older than 18, you’re good to go.
If your group has minors under the age of 18, contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.
Getting there and meeting location
To get to the islands in the Red Sea near Hurghada, most people fly into Cairo International Airport. From there you can take a 1-hour flight to Hurghada International Airport (HRG) about 10 minutes away from the yacht you’ll be staying on. Once you get there, your guiding service will transfer you from the airport to the yacht. At the end of your adventure, your guiding service will transfer you back to the airport. Your check-in is at 6 pm and check-out before 12 pm.
Another option is to drive from Cairo to Hurghada (approximately a 5-hour drive).