It's possible to enjoy kitesurfing in Broome's Town Beach in the land breezes often blowing there. Extremely high tides, light winds, hidden rocks and crocodiles can make this location challenging and dangerous.
A small kitesurfing community exists in Broome. Please follow their advice and recommendations. THERE ARE NO KITESURFING SCHOOLS / SHOPS IN THE BROOME REGION.
Please note: this location guide is a guide for kitesurfing spots in Perth and other parts of Western Australia. This is NOT a list of where our school operates from. KiteBud conducts lessons ONLY from Pinnaroo Point in Hillarys.
🧭 Wind Compass
S, SSE, SE, ESE, E, ENE: These wind directions are ideal for kitesurfing at this location.
SW, SSW: These wind directions can work at this location but are best enjoyed on the other side at Cable Beach.
NE: This wind direction can work at this location but might be gusty due to the wind passing over nearby land
WSW, W, WNW, NW, NNW, N, NNE: These wind directions are off-shore at this location and must be avoided by all kitesurfers.
⚠️ Dangers and Restrictions
- Extremely high tides (8 to 9m!) will create dangerous currents that can impact your riding. Ride when the tide is at its lowest or highest to avoid the strongest currents.
- Hidden rocks at mid to high tides
- ? Crocodiles may be present at any time
- Very limited rigging / launching space at high tide
- Give way to other beach users and boats
- Lock your doors and keep your belongings out of sight in your car. High risk of theft.
- Easily Accessible
- Works in land breezes
- Hidden rocks (booties strongly recommended)
- Water can get fairly choppy depending on the wind direction and tide movements
- Wind is often light and can be unreliable
- Not suitable for beginners
- Winds are predominantly On-Shore at this location
- No kitesurfing shops or schools can be found in Broome