Our Lesson Plan

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Kiteboarding Lesson at Nitinat Lake, BC

 

Elevation Kiteboarding offers lessons for beginner to advanced riders of all ages. With more than 10 years of experience, our lessons run almost all year around with our 2 locations, Nitinat Lake, B.C. and La Ventana, Baja, Mexico. At both locations we provide top of the line equipment from our favourite brands. Using the most advanced teaching techniques and jet skis support for the safest and faster learning. All our lessons are customized to your learning speed and previous experience.

Our lesson packages are different for each location to allow us to adapt to different conditions. All our lessons are customized for each students.

At both locations we provide top of the line equipment from our favourite brands, North Kiteboarding and ION.

 

Packages and Cost

 

Nitinat Lake, B.C. – From June to September

 

Hourly Rate: $115/person/hour + tax

One-on-one instruction. Learn to kiteboard at your own pace or start from where you left off.

1 Day: $300/person + tax

Come for a day of instruction. 3 to 4 hours of kiteboarding with breaks in between.

2 Days: $575/person + tax

2 days of kiteboarding. Lots of water time.

3 Days: $850/person + tax

Make the most out of your experience and kiteboard for 3 days.

*Prices are in Canadian dollars.

La Ventana, Mexico – From October to April

 

Hourly Rate: US$220/person/hour + 16% tax

Approximately 2 hours, 1.5 mile of jet ski assisted downwinder (private lesson).

Beginner Package (3 days): US$700/person + 16% tax

Day 1 – Ground class and tandem body drag (3 to 4 hours shared, 2 students to one instructor ratio). Day 2 & 3 – Approximately 2 hours, 1.5 mile of jet ski assisted downwinder (private lesson) per day.

Beginner Package (5 days): US$1100/person + 16% tax

Day 1 – Ground class and tandem body drag (3 to 4 hours shared, 2 students to one instructor ratio). Day 2, 3, 4 , 5 – Approximately 2 hours, 1.5 mile of jet ski assisted downwinder (private lesson) per day.

Water Ready Package (3 Days): US$600/person + 16% tax

Approximately 2 hours, 1.5 mile of jet ski assisted downwinder (private lesson) every day.

Water Ready Package (5 Days): US$1000/person + 16% tax

Approximately 2 hours, 1.5 mile of jet ski assisted downwinder (private lesson) every day.

Radio Assisted Lessons (per Hour): US$90/person + 16% tax

Private instruction.

Radio Assisted Lessons (per Day): US$300/person + 16% tax

3 to 4 hours of one-on-one instruction with a 2 student to 1 instructor ratio.

*Prices are in US dollars.

 

Our Lesson Plan

During your lessons we will take you through flying a trainer kite to work on you kite skills A safety class on the beach to make sure you understand your equipment and safeties. Then all water time from body dragging to board skills up to advance riding. All our lessons are customized for our clients. We start you from where you left off.

New This Year!

With a minimum of 4 people you can create your own 3 Day Kitesurfing Camp. It is a great way to learn to kitesurf with your family, friends or co-workers. For the price of 2 days of lessons you get 3 days, watercraft assisted, your own instructor or instructors depending on how many people in the group. We supply all the equipment for this fun, shared experience. Email us for more information.

Our Little Extras

 

Assisted Downwinders

This is the distance with Assistance. Are you at the point where you can ride both ways but can not quite stay up wind? If so, this one is for you. Each downwinder is approximately an hour long.
To be able to join the assisted downwinder you must:

  • Have gotten the ok form your instructor
  • Be ready to practice without one-on-one instruction
  • Be able to retrieve your board
  • Be able to perform a self rescue

Use your own gear: $60
With gear rental: $85

 

Advanced Lessons

We offer advanced riding lessons with our professional riders, where you can learn your first tricks. Turning, jumping, spins, strapless or unhooked, foil board riding. We can take you from riding back and forth to riding with style.

 

Gear Rental

Check our Rentals Page for details.