For the second year in a row Karratha Kite School is excited to partner with Blue Lightning Charters in order to create a truly unique kitesurfing/adventure wilderness charter. Don’t miss out in this exciting opportunity to go on an unforgettable adventure to the Montebello Islands. Stay on board Blue Lightnings 78 foot San Souci which features 5 air conditioned rooms while exploring an isolated board riders paradise.
Dates: 8th September – 14th September 2020
Logistics: Boat departs Dampier early on the 8th September and returns late on the 14th September 2020.
We ask everyone to arrive in Karratha the day before the charter starts in order to enable us to depart nice and early on the 8th maximising our time at the Islands. We will be chartered 65 nautical miles out to the Islands by Blue Lighting Charter vessels – once we arrive, we will have our own paradise!
All meals will be provided as well as non alcoholic beverages. BYO alcoholic beverages.
We will be Staying on board the Sans Souci 78 foot mothership for Blue Lightning charters featuring 5 separate air conditioned cabins, a comfortable lounge room with tv and a great outside area for socialising and enjoying the sights. Blue lightning charters also has a fleet of support vessels to get us to all the best locations as well as a large floating pontoon.
About The Montes:
The Montebello Islands are an archipelago of around 174 small islands off the Pilbara coast of north-western Australia.
The trade winds that dominate the Pilbara Coast from May to October make this archipelago an untouched kitesurfers paradise. Known for its spectacular landscapes, pristine lagoons, beautiful white beaches and many coral reefs – the Montebello Islands have so much to explore and is a playground for kitesurfing, surfing, diving, snorkelling and fishing.
Aptly named Montebello which is Italian for “beautiful mountain”, the islands form a conservation park administered by the Western Australian Department of Environment and Conservation.
The Montebello Islands were the site of three nuclear weapons tests during the 1950s (but these days the radiation levels are safe for visitors).
The Archipelago is home to a diverse range marine animals including more than 450 species of fish!Dugongs also forage among the seagrass and seaweed beds and more than 10 different species of whales and dolphins frequent the area.
Hopefully there will be plenty of Kitesurfing however as always this is dependent on the weather. If the wind is not ideal to kitesurf there will be an abundance of other activities such as surfing, SUP’ing, snorkelling, island exploring and fishing. Karratha Kite School will also have a range Airush gear for riders to demo including foils, foil boards and kites.
If you are a resident of the City of Karratha book your ticket through the Karratha visitors centre to receive a 20% discount!
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