Australian Kiteflyers Society

A Timeless Art



Member Benefits:

Share the skills of members through workshops and public demonstrations.

Information on sources of kites: building, materials and flying locations.

Kite books at special prices.

Insurance coverage for public liability at official A.K.S. functions and fly-ins.

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Regular Flyins

Due to COVID 19 virus, please check for updated flying information on our FB page

1st Sunday of Every Month. Monthly Fly at Flagstaff Hill Wollongong. Near the Light House. First Sunday of the Month 

2nd Sunday of Every Month. Monthly Fly at Jubilee Oval. Wheelers Lane, Dubbo. Parking off Oak St

3rd Sunday of Every Month Monthly Fly at Caves Beach 2 km southeast of Swansea or Stockton Beach

Upcoming Events 2020

January 26-27
Australia Day at Flagstaff Hill Wollongong
January 26
Parks Kite Festival  North Parks
February 2
Regular fly at Wollongong
February 28-29 
Mount Panorama Fly at Bathurst for Sea of Sound Festival
March 7-8
Jubilee Park Dubbo 
March 15
Kite flying date with disabled group
May 17 
Fly at Stockton Beach- local members encouraged to attend
May 29,30,31 
Virtual Fly. Members are encouraged to fly on home turf and post pictures on corona international online kite festival on fb 
June 7
This may mark the beginning of regular flys at Wollongong if covid-19 government  restrictions are followed re. social distancing, use of hand sanitisers  and group limits
June 8
Queens Birthday weekend.
Oct 31Eden Whale Festival has been cancelled
September 11, 12, 13Festival of the Winds has been postponed due to COVID 19


The Australian Kiteflyers Society was formed by kite-flyers in 1978 to foster and encourage the timeless art of kite flying. 

The Australian Kiteflyers Society has members all over Australia and internationally.


Sadly Festival of the Winds 2020 has been postponed until 2021 due to new government guidelines to curb the spread of covid -19. 

Kite Competition Categories for the Festival of the Winds.

Safety is our concern

Cutting lines will not be tolerated at any of our events. 
Government restrictions as per covid-19.
Use hand sanitiser, wear mask, social distancing of 1.5m as per current restrictions at the time of the fly. 

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Please connect with FB "Bondi Festival of the Winds" and the A.K S. official page!
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Our partnership with Waverley Council  is valued by us all as we mark our 42nd year and we  continue to keep kiting in the  spotlight as we plan for 2021.
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