Nitinaht Lake, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada photo courtesy, Dominique Granger
When a kite spot has distinct reliable thermal wind it immediately is dubbed “kite heaven.” There are a million definitions that describe thermal wind. According to Wikipedia, a well-known example of thermal wind is called the jet stream. It arises from the horizontal temperature gradient from the warm tropics to the cold polar regions. More about thermal wind here.
There are a few kite spots around the world blessed with thermal winds including Columbia River Gorge, Oregon, places in Cabarete, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Turkey, France, Morocco, Mauritius and many others. Lake Nitinaht in British Columbia, Canada hits the spot when you are planning a kiting adventure getaway mixed with a little bit of outdoors, history, wild life exploration and rugged romance. Yes it can be the perfect post-Valentine treat for you and your honey!
Ditidaht to Nitinaht Lake
Located deep in the rainforest of Ditidaht territory in the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada is Nitinaht Lake. It is approximately a 2-3 hour drive from British Columbia. Visitors will find themselves driving through “logging road” in ancient rain forest and gigantic trees. Dominique, our kiter adventurer recommends a 4