Directions to Your Kiteboarding Lesson

Kiteboarding is the fastest growing sport in the world and we are so happy to have the opportunity to teach you!

Our kiteboarding lessons take place in some of the best kiteboarding locations in all of Florida. Whether you’re coming from the St. Petersburg/Sarasota areas or the Tarpon Springs/Tampa areas, below, you will find step-by-step driving directions to help you find your way!

If you have questions or need further assistance, please do not hesitate to give us a call and someone will be able to assist you.

(727)800-2202

DIRECTIONS FOR STUDENTS IN ST. PETERSBURG/SARASOTA 

From the St. Petersburg area (North of Skyway)

1.) Drive South on I-275 

2.) Go through the TOLL Booth ($1.25) before the Skyway Bridge

3.) Take the first (and only) exit to the RIGHT. It is after the toll but before the bridge. 

EXIT: Skyway Fishing Pier North

4.) Once on the exit ramp, you will come to a stop sign. Depending on the wind direction (looking for the on-shore breeze) you will either turn Left to go to the East side or Right to go to the West side. You can clearly see the locations and kites from the off-ramp, so you will know which direction you need to turn. You can also call the shop and they can advise. 

From the Bradenton/Sarasota area (South of Skyway)

1.) Drive North on I-275 

2.) Go through the TOLL Booth ($1.25) before the Skyway Bridge

3.) Take the first exit to the RIGHT. It is at the bottom of the bridge. 

EXIT: Skyway Fishing Pier North

4.) Once on the exit ramp, you will come to a stop sign. Depending on the wind direction (looking for the on-shore breeze) you will either turn Right to go to the East side or Left to go to the West side. You can clearly see the locations and kites from the interstate, so you will know which direction you need to turn. You can also call the shop and they can advise. 

From the Gulf Beaches (North of Skyway)

1.) Drive South on Gulf Blvd. 

2.) Turn LEFT onto Pinellas Bayway.

3.) Go through the TOLL Booth ($.75) 

4.) Take the exit to the RIGHT to merge onto I-275 South. 

5.) Go through the TOLL Booth ($1.25) before the Skyway Bridge

6.) Take the first (and only) exit to the RIGHT. It is after the toll but before the bridge. 

EXIT: Skyway Fishing Pier North

7.) Once on the exit ramp, you will come to a stop sign. Depending on the wind direction (looking for the on-shore breeze) you will either turn Left to go to the East side or Right to go to the West side. You can clearly see the locations and kites from the off-ramp, so you will know which direction you need to turn. You can also call the shop and they can advise. 

To TEN CENT (Tierra Verde) from St. Petersburg:

South Wind Days

1.) Drive South on I-275

2.) Turn LEFT onto FL-682/ 54th Ave S/ Pinellas Bayway.

3.) Go through the TOLL Booth ($.75) 

4.) Continue on Pinellas Bayway

5.) Take the LEFT to enter into Tierra Verde. 

6.) Turn LEFT before you cross the bridge before the Tierra Verde Marina. 

The kite location is a small beach to the left of the small bridge. 

 

DIRECTIONS FOR STUDENTS IN TARPON SPRINGS/TAMPA

From the Tarpon Springs area (South of Klosterman Rd.)

1.) Drive North on US Highway 19

2.) Turn LEFT onto E. Klosterman Rd. and head WEST

3.) Turn RIGHT on Carlton Rd.

4.) Turn LEFT on Curlew Pl.

5.) Take a RIGHT onto S. Florida Ave

6.) Turn LEFT onto Gulf Rd. 

Your Destination will be on the right – Sunset Beach Park.

 

 

From the Tampa area to Sunset Beach Park in Tarpon Springs, FL

1.) Take I-275 South and FL-60 W to Independence Pkwy

2.) Take EXIT 2B from FL-589 Toll N.

3.) Take County Rd 576 to FL-580 W/W Hillsborough Ave in Town ‘n’ Country

4.) Follow Tampa Rd.to Take a RIGHT onto US Highway 19 N. in Palm Harbor

5.) Turn LEFT to head WEST on E. Klosterman Rd.

6.) Turn RIGHT on Carlton Rd.

7.) Turn LEFT on Curlew Pl.

8.) Take a RIGHT onto S. Florida Ave

9.) Turn LEFT onto Gulf Rd. 

Your Destination will be on the right – Sunset Beach Park.

 

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Don’t forget, we love visitors at the shop too! 

ELITE WATERSPORTS

4100 34th Street South

St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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