St Kilda is a great beach to launch and wing foil. It is also the closest launch spot from the central city, so this spot can get busy after 5pm.

The beach is nice and wide, so you can safely learn wing foiling here.

On low tide, you have to walk out a bit further over a sand bar to foil.

See the local crew in action:


Additional Details

  • Average wave heights (breaking shore waves to ride): 2-4ft
  • Distance from waters edge to safe foiling depth.: 50m+
  • Rider level:Beginner
  • Shore Description:Beach
  • Best wind direction: S, SW
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  • Best Tides:High
  • Best swell conditions:0-2ft
  • Best time of year:Dec - Feb, Mar - May
  • Comments::Golden sand under foot.
  • Car Parking:Sealed
  • Rigging Area: Sand
  • Entering the Water: Beach
  • Average Wind: 10-15kts
  • Best area or direction to ride:100m off the coast
  • Alternative landing locations:For SW winds, land back on to the beach and walk in the shallow water back to entry spot.
  • Other likely on-water activities to watch for: Sailing, Jetskis, Swimming/Surfing

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