• Private Lesson / You and a friend
  • Beach & Water Safety
  • Equipment Set-Up
  • Fly a Trainer Kite
  • In-Water Body Drag
  • Private Lesson/ You and a friend
  • Downwind Body Drag
  • In-water Kite re-launch
  • Upwind Body Drag
  • Self Rescue Technique
  • Private Lesson / You and a friend
  • Board Starts
  • Riding Downwind
  • Riding Upwind
  • Turning
  • Private Lesson / You and a friend
  • Any Level Student
  • Beginner – Advanced
  • Tailored to your level
  • All gear included

Our most popular course, we will get you from rigging to riding independently in 6 hours.

The Course is split up into three separate 2 hour sessions. At the end of this course you’ll be a kiteboarder!

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St Kilda – Spot Guide

  • Best rating school in Australia with more than 92% of our customers highly recommending The ZU to their friends.
  • The ZU is a IKO Certified Centre with internationally qualified instructors following strict IKO standards.
  •  The ZU is the only kiteboarding Centre and store directly located on West Beach St Kilda.
  • The ZU is the only school with change rooms, showers, compressor, WIFI, lounges and a store full of kite gear.
  • We only use the latest equipment from leading brands for our lessons.
  • THE ZU has 5 star reviews on Google, TripAdvisor and Facebook.
  • We are the only school open 7 days a week, 365 days!



Kiteboarding is one of the most dynamic, exhilarating and challenging boardsports to emerge, and The Zu is your premiere destination to kit you up and get you going out on the water.

Positioned in the ideal location in a broad expanse of St Kilda’s shoreline, we have ample space to ensure you can safely learn the basics before hitting the bay.

Our skilled instructors can guide you on everything from rigging up and kite control basics through to more advanced instruction to improve your technique and enjoyment.


View on Google MapsThe ZU Boardsports is the only store located on St. Kilda West Beach, the most popular Kiteboarding destination in Victoria. The ZU specialises in Kite lessons, hire, sales, service and repairs and we have the largest range of new and used gear in Victoria.

Learn how to Kiteboard with our experienced instructors on the latest equipment. Get out and experience the freedom of this exciting new sport.

330 Beaconsfield Parade
(Cnr Pier Road) West Beach,  St Kilda VIC 3182
Email: info@thezu.com.au
Phone: 03 9525 5655

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