Kiteboarding Adventure Lesson

Perfect to experience the thrills and
joys of Kiteboarding basics


Private: Kiteboarding Adventure 5 hr Lesson: $399

Bring your friends and turn it into a Private Party lesson:  Just add $150/person.

This 5 hour Private Beginner Lesson Package is perfect for an individual wishing to experience the thrills and joys of Kiteboarding basics and have more time to work on the fundamentals, or towards getting up and riding the board. If all skills are learned safely and quickly, it is possible to be riding the board within a 4hr lesson.  The Kiteboarding Adventure Package is like the Discover kiteboarding lesson, but it has 1 extra hour of time to get further along in the skills or to spend more time riding the board.  Be warned: 5hrs is a really long day for the average student, and you are committed to pay for the entire 5hrs.

No experience necessary. Min. age is 12 years.


  •    Use of the kiteboarding and safety gear.
  •    Friendly, Fun & Knowledgeable and Certified Instructors.
  •    Up to 5 hours of Performance Based Instruction.
  •    Student Discounts on the equipment items we sell.
  •    Use of wet suits and booties if you need them.

1Introduction to Kiteboarding
In this skill set, you be shown how to set up, launch, fly, loop, hover, de-power, and land, the training kite. You will learn basic kiteboarding safety rules and flying theory.

2Kiteboarding Land Skills
In this skill set,  you will taught the fundamentals on how to operate and  fly the larger inflatable kite. We focus on kite control,  personal and public safety, and emergency systems. We cover site selection, rigging, basic flying skills, self launched, self landings, assisted launches, landings, flying patterns, and one handed kite control.  We cover independence and self sufficiency skills through out the lesson. We discuss equipment care and additional safety tips. You will also be introduced to, advanced flying techniques and light wind flying techniques.

3Kiteboarding Water Skills
In this skill set, you will learn how to choose a safe site, set up, launch the kite and body dragging in the water. You will be shown how to return to shore using the inflatable kite as your tool.  You will practice the 5 body dragging skills, plus self rescue techniques, water relaunching, one handed kite control and safe egress. You will be introduced to, safety release vs self rescue options as well as  light wind vs high wind techniques, kiteboarding etiquette.

4Water Start & Board Riding
In this skill set, you will be shown the technique to safely perform a water start used to get up and ride the board. You will be taught how to stop, restart and return to shore using the inflatable kite as your tool. You will be shown how to recover your board to ride or return to shore. You also be shown the light wind flying skills that get you up and going as well as how to keep yourself going in light winds. You will be introduced to board safety, self launching, self landing, additional self rescue techniques, and right of way rules.

We invite you to explore some of our other kiteboarding lesson options:


Manta Provides the following Kiteboarding equipment items during selected lesson programs:

  •     Kite complete with bar and safety system for land and water skills
  •     Helmet for land and water skills
  •     Waist harness for land and water skills
  •     Booties for water skills
  •     Wet suits of average size for water skills (if needed)
  •     Life jackets for water skills
  •     Kiteboard  with footstraps for water skills


Winter Season Lesson Schedule*

5 hr Kiteboarding Adventure Lessons:  11am-4pm  (weekdays and some weekends)

Summer Season Lesson Schedule*

4hr Discover Kiteboarding AM Lessons:  10-3pm (weekdays only)




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Call: 858-610-6000


*Additional terms and conditions:  Manta Water Sports, reserves the right to make schedule changes as needed. We also reserve the right; to refuse service, to anyone we feel is acting in an unsafe or negligent manor. By reserving a kiteboarding lesson with Manta Water Sports, you are agreeing to attend and pay for the lesson. By reserving a kiteboarding lesson, you agree to pay in full the amount due. If you need to make changes or cancel your lesson, you agree to give us a written ( email ) cancelation no less than 48hrs prior to start of the scheduled lesson.