General Terms and Conditions

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Courses & Lessons 

  1. All courses are booked for the specified dates and are non-transferable.
  2. No course booking is confirmed before payment or reservation fee is received. The student may change the booking at any time up to 15 days prior to the course start date by sending an email and changing the date of the course.
  3. With canceling we do not refund the paid deposit.
  4. Students should be punctual and available at each start of a session.
  5. Those who do not attend the sessions we’ve booked will lose those sessions and this is non-refundable. Note that non-attendance of any part, or parts, of the course may render the next scheduled-in session unable to be carried out, due to missed teaching of knowledge and skills. This will also be non-refundable.
  6. An opportunity may be provided to join missed sessions at the next available course, provided that there will be no disruption of this next available course. This is at the absolute discretion of Kite Centre Zanzibar, whose decision shall be final.
  7. Kite Centre Zanzibar will provide tuition and all the equipment required for the student to undertake the course.
  8. The student must accept that all courses are weather dependent and that this may adversely affect your course. If in the judgment of Kite Centre Zanzibar, a course is unable to start due to the weather conditions, or because safety could be compromised for any reason, students will be offered a credit in respect of any days owed to them by Kite Centre Zanzibar.
  9. It is then the responsibility of the student to contact Kite Centre Zanzibar within 3 months to rearrange its booking or choose a 50% refund of the remaining, unused time.
  10. Lessons will be canceled with wind conditions less than (<) 2 bft. and more than (>) 6 bft.
  11. Groups with 1 instructor have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 students.
  12. The courses are normally held in English, but on request, we can also teach in Dutch, German, or French (when available).
  13. In the case of groups smaller than 2 students, lessons will be 2 hours instead of 3 hours.
  14. The time for lessons is rounded up by half an hour.
  15. In case there is a half-hour left due to bad weather conditions the full lesson will be charged.
  16. Lessons canceled (within 24 hours) by students when weather conditions are teachable (Kite Centre Zanzibar will judge this), will be charged at 100%.
  17. Students that are late or don’t show up are charged 100%.
  18. The online paid reservation deposit is not refundable.
  19. We prefer you to pay cash in Euro, Dollars, and Tanzanian shilling or use your credit card (+5%).


  1. Before rental is confirmed, the renter must prove the level of competence, if the staff has strong doubts, the renter has to take a refresher course.
  2. Reservations have priority of walk-inn guests.
  3. A guest can not claim or make a reservation for a specific size or type of board or kite, first come first served.
  4. Renting a waveboard or 14+ kites is only possible after the judgement of the Kite Centre, and will be charged 20% on top of the prices.
  5. Reserved rental days can be spread over a longer period, but have to be specified upfront. See price list for options.
  6. The online paid reservation deposit is not refundable.
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