Born from frustration, built with passion

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A couple of years ago we were running After some great years, we met the limits of what was humanly possible when running a water sports company. So we decided things needed to change. We built VIKING, a piece of software for our own Kite center. It instantly became a lifesaver for us and we believe it can do the same for you.

Thijs van Westing

Born from frustration, built with passion.

"Wanna know why I started building Viking? I love water sports. And I used to love teaching others to kitesurf, as well. That’s right: used to — until I really, really didn’t. Running my own school,, I quickly found out how extremely hard you have to work to keep everyone happy. More success only meant more phone calls, more emails and loads more stress.

I knew something had to change. That’s how Viking was born. In close partnership with a team of skilled developers, we transformed our challenges into opportunities. Suddenly, I had this insanely powerful tool on my hands that was perfect for my own school.

If it worked for me, could it work for others? It did — and it does. In the last 8 years we’ve seen so many happy customers here at Viking. They’re thankful we’re helping them and aside from overall growth, most of them report they once again find time to go out on the water — and isn’t that what it’s all about?"

Thijs van Westing - Founder Viking Bookings

We love to develop Viking.

Together with our clients, we work tirelessly every day to make Viking the best water sports book software. And with each improvement and expansion, you get more value out of Viking.


Back in 2015, Viking started as a custom booking platform for our own center to save time & streamline our business. Eight years later, it evolved into a powerful platform to help surf schools all around the world save time & sell more.

Years of experience
Countries served
Centers connected
Lessons planned
Map of Viking Booking over the world

We are always here for you

As school owners, we know how important it is to be there when you need us. That's why we offer adequate support via our knowledge base, chat and email. So help is always close by.

Our focus is watersports

At our company, we chose not to focus on yoga retreats, sports software, overnight stays and all the other aspects that don’t apply to running water sports centers. Our focus is watersports.

We understand the unique challenges and complexities that come with managing a water sports center, which is why we have developed a software solution that is specifically tailored to your needs. Our software is designed to streamline your day-to-day operations, allowing you to focus on what really matters: providing unforgettable experiences for your customers.

Automation is the name of the game

In everything we develop, our main focus is to save time and get rid of repetitive tasks.

We believe you were not made to send the same email hundreds of times again, but to put love and attention into everything you do.

With Viking you can focus on what matters most - your clients (or going out on the water again ;-))

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