Kite Lessons

Experience makes the Difference

Learn kiting and live the surfer life with Tarifa Max

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Kite Lessons Tarifa

Beginner Course Content | Prices | Kite Course Content | Safety

Tarifa Max Kitesurfing School has been giving kite surfing courses since 1998 making us one of the most experienced kite schools in town. With proven techniques to ensure you learn to kite surf quickly, safely and with a lot of fun.

Kite Courses: Private, Semi-Private & Group

We have a large variety of kite surf courses on offer to suit your budget and time. We offer group courses (4 students per instructor max.), semi-private courses and private lessons. You can book from a single day up to a whole week. We give kite courses everyday and you can join a beginner course and learn from scratch or join an intermediate or advanced course depending on your level. We use the latest kitesurfing equipment in the kite course.
In short, you can do lessons as many days as you like; from 1 day to a whole week starting at any level.

At the end of your Tarifa Max kite surfing course you'll get your own official IKO card allowing you to go forth into the world as an independent kiter.

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Beginner Group Courses

Tarifa Max offers different types of classes: Group, Semi-Private, Half-Private and Private. The maximum Group size is 4 students. For a 2 person class choose either Semi-Private or Half-Private. Finally you can choose for a fully Private 1-on-1 lesson with your instructor.


We give discounts when you apply with more people and when you take muliple classes.


These are our prices per hour for the 2019 season.

Group Semi-Private Half-Private Private
€ 19,- /h € 27,50 /h € 33,75 /h € 55,- /h
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Beginner Courses: What you will learn

Tarifa Max offers beginner kite lessons. Need a refresher course? We help you get back kiting on the water.

Day # Techniques
  • Rig, launch and control small trainer kite
  • Safety training
  • Rig tube kite in 4 lines and practice controlled launching and landing
  • Learn to use harness and de-power
  • Re-launch kite independently
  • Stand and slide on the beach using power from the kite
  • Rig kite independently
  • Control the kite while body-dragging
  • Practice a series of body-drags for improved control in water
  • Re-launch the kite from the water
  • Water start training for the first few metres up on the board
  • Intensive water start training
  • Improve kite control
  • Start to be independent in the water
  • Kitesurf in both directions
  • Independent in the water with the board
  • Water start practice in both directions
  • Learn to slow down or go quicker
  • Start to turn

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Safety is an important to us. We want you to be safe on the water and have confidence in your skills. Our teachers are always together with you in the water to ensure maximum comfort and safety for you.

Rescue Boat Service

The Sea Angels provide extra safety and help kite students to allways come back to the beach.