Dongwe kite spot in Zanzibar

Africa kitesurf spot in Tanzania

Anyone who claims kitesurfing in a paradisiacal environment is in the right place. The island of Zanzibar has many spellings, this also applies to the Kite Spot variety, which are mostly distributed over the east coast. Somewhere more remote (also from tourism) is the Kite Spot dongwe. Hot water, boardshorts and laid back lifestyle are the order of the day here. Occasional parties take place in the surrounding lodges in the evening, where you meet like-minded people.

Off Season

  1. Mar
  2. Apr
  3. Oct
  4. Nov

Early Season

  1. May
  2. Dec

Peak Season

  1. Jan
  2. Jun
  3. Jul
  4. Aug

Late Season

  1. Feb
  2. Sep
Dongwe can be described as family friendly Kite Spot in Zanzibar which offers Conditions for Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Professional Riders with options for Downwinders. This Island, Ocean, Lagoon and Reef Kite Spot is situated in Zanzibar and is ideal for Freestyle, Wave, Freeride and Wakestyle kiters. The common starting Area is from sandy beach and there is a Tide Dependancy. Peak Season in Dongwe is in January, June, July and August.

Kitesurfing wind conditions in Dongwe

The Dongwe Kite Spot is located in the Region Zanzibar. Dongwe is defined by stable, constant winds generally during mid day, in the afternoon and in the evening.

Around the Kite Spot Dongwe

In case of urgency there is a rescue service. Dongwe in Zanzibar offers during peak season in January, June, July and August activities such as Sailing, Stand Up Paddling, Kajak, Diving and Snorkeling. Near the kite area of Dongwe in the wider area of Zanzibar you will find a family friendly environment. Accommodation are located right at the Kite Spot.
If you are looking for good vibes at the spot besides kites...

Wind Forecast for Dongwe

Wind Stats for Dongwe

Travel facts

  • accommodation

    at the spot

  • camper parking

    Not allowed, but possible

  • car parking


  • public transport

    Poorly developed

  • rental cars

    Not recommended

Kite conditions

  • body wear

    board shorts

  • downwinder


  • ride type

    freeride, freestyle, wakestyle, wave

  • skill level

    beginner, intermediate, advanced, professional

  • spot type

    island, lagoon, ocean, reef

  • starting area

    sandy beach

  • water condition

    choppy, flat, medium

  • wind daytime

    in the afternoon, midday

  • tide dependency


At the spot

  • date factor

    3 - middle

  • emergency

    A rescue service

  • has toilet


  • shallow water

    More than 500m