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“Just brilliant.”

Windswell Kitesurfing and Standup Paddle
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Windswell is local company based in Port Douglas offering kitesurfing and SUP (standup paddle boarding) instruction and tours. WindSwell has experienced IKO instructors to accommodate all levels of riders in private or group lessons. All instructors are qualified in first aid and there is a safety boat and first aid kit on standby for offshore trips. All lessons are safe, progressive, fun and great value for money. Our aim is to make our students competent, independent kitesurfers, certifying all our students with the IKO Kiteboarder Card. Using the latest kite surfing gear, all students are equipped with flotation vests, wetsuits, and helmets. New this year is the Instructor/Student helmet-cam radio communications to aid in faster learning. SUP tours explore beautiful Four Mile Beach, Low Isles and the rainforest rivers. We invite riders of all experience and age to join us for our regular social events, Sunday Sessions, epic Downwinders and fitness sessions.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We loved our experience with Matty and Ella. They took care of the whole group, great fun for everyone. Even provided with fresh seasonal fruit for snacks and talk about the surroundings. Thanks!

Thank Krystina M
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"mossman river"
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"great fun"
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"stand up paddling"
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"great workout"
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"beautiful morning"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"passion fruit"
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"four mile beach"
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"awesome experience"
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"recommend this trip"
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"low isles"
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"lesson"
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"scenery"
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"clay"
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

In Saturday my partner and I had booked the 8am SUP on the beach. Arrived early and was really keen, only “Bretto” never showed up. After waiting for 15mins we called to find out what was going on. The man who picked up the phone sounded hungover and told us there had been croc sightings (there were many locals on the beach so I’m doubtful). After asking why we weren’t contacted he said that he couldn’t find our contact details, only I had been emailed twice and my phone number was included on the emails. He offered to take us through Mossman Gorge with a larger group however we had other plans, he stated that we could have a refund however that has not happened as yet. Highly unprofessional and disappointing.

1  Thank Skye S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic early morning Stand Up Paddle board session at 4 mile beach. As luck would have it, we were the only 2 in the group and picked a fabulously flat and clear day to enjoy the experience. Saw plenty of fish and several turtles. Our guide was very patient and she was even good enough to retrieve my sunnies from the ocean floor. (I do not recommend wearing glasses unless you are prepared to lose them ). Great attraction for any level of experience to enjoy. Highly recommended.

Thank Mickipedia63
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

My hubby, myself and 3 teenagers had a fantastic morning out with Monique stand up paddling up the Mossman river! Easy to do, having never done sup before we all managed really well, and picked it up with no problems...Monique was fantastic at teaching us how to sup and her knowledge of the area was excellent. We enjoyed a facial scrub and swinging on the ropes, and jumping out of trees on the way. Morning tea selection of fruits and choccies was a delicious added bonus.... thanks a million guys, the morning was a highlight of our holiday to FNQ! Well worth the $$$

Thank anniebert53
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We wanted to go for a kitesurf lesson but without wind Matty convinced us to go for stand up paddling on Mossman river. We both first thought suppen is a bit boring, but we had such a fun day. Matty is an awesome guide and he did challenge us with all kind of different techniques and fun stuff to try.

And bonus: free beauty mask ;).

Recommend this trip! Fun way to see also something of beautyful Mossman river.

Thank VoeVoe82
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