Kiteboarding in Vancouver Takes Off at Spanish Banks

kiteboarding Vancouver spanish banks

When the wind is blowing in Vancouver, the wetsuits come out. Windsurfers, kiteboarders, and other wind-propelled sports all rely on a gusty day to take to the ocean and practice their sport.

It’s a sight to see and now, thanks to a change in bylaws, the City of Vancouver has a dedicated area for kiteboarding on the beaches of Spanish Banks in Kitsilano.

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Kiteboarding in Vancouver Takes Off at Spanish Banks

48 Hours in Vancouver for Thrill Seekers

Photo Credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr

Photo Credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr

48 Hours in Vancouver is a weekly series appearing on Inside Vancouver featuring photos and information on interest-based itineraries such as food/wine, arts & culture and luxury travel; helping visitors plan the best Vancouver trip possible based on what they love. Today’s feature focuses on thrilling adventures for travelers who love to add a little spice to their vacations to make things interesting.

What You’ll Need for This Adventure:

• A vehicle (rented or your own)
• GPS/Map
• Surfboard/Kiteboard
• Snowboarding Gear/Clothing (Equipment can be rented on the mountain)
• Hiking Boots
• Warmer clothing for higher altitudes
• Mountain Bike
• Daredevil Attitude

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48 Hours in Vancouver for Thrill Seekers