Can't rate this trip highly enough, seriously. We have traveled to Maui, Fiji, Vietnam, Bali and quite a few areas within Australia to kite and have never had such a consistently windy trip as we did in Cape Bedford with Ant and Paulie.
When they told us it blew 24/7 they were not exaggerating. It really does. We arrived midday on the first day to 18 knot winds which continued to build all day. The small kites came straight out and we kited for over 4 hours until exhaustion finally kicked in.
Day 2 provided a full pond of shallow water right out the front of the camp and perfect 20 plus knots. This location is flat water heaven and provided just the right conditions for our crew to progress their kiting.
Day 3 was absolutely cranking and we broke out every small kite we had with us including Fiona's 4mtr Dice. It was time for everyone to try out a smaller kite and the biggest we had on the water all day was an 8mtr Dice. Some of the crew took a morning break until the wind settled down in the afternoon, offering hours of kiting in the shallow lagoon as the tide came in.
Day 4 offered up sunshine, wind and just the right water level in the lagoon to get jumping. We were all up early to make the most of the last morning on the water. Everyone was 100% kited out by the time we loaded our tired bodies into the vehicles for the scenic trip home through the Daintree. Not sure how we stayed awake for the trip, but Ant was great company and had some really funny stories to share.
The meals were great, with special diets catered for as required. The location was remote and we had it all to ourselves. Ant and Paulie have made the kite camp really comfortable with bungalows made out of rainwater tanks and loads of shady areas to relax in. There was plenty of hot water, hospitality and no croc's; 'not a one'. The location has been really well selected to offer shallow flat water and Ant is super conscious of safety, which we really appreciated.
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