Sandboarding in Mexico
Samalayuca Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy of Giulian Frisoni.

Sandboarding in Mexico

Samalayuca Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy of Giulian Frisoni. Sandboarding in Baja California Dunes of el Mogote - La Paz, Mexico El Mogote is a sand barrier peninsula opposite the city of La Paz in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The peninsula forms the northern shore of the Bay of La Paz…

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Sandboarding in Little Sahara, Kangaroo Island
Little Sahara desert. Photo Courtesy of Deborah Pickett.

Sandboarding in Little Sahara, Kangaroo Island

Little Sahara is a dune system in the Australian state of South Australia located on Kangaroo Island in the gazetted locality of Vivonne Bay. It is a naturally occurring sand dune system roughly covering two square kilometres. The dunes vary in size with plenty of small dunes and the highest dune is approximately 70 metres above sea level. Little…

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Sandboarding in Brazil
Sandboarding in Brazil. Photo courtesy of Idobi.

Sandboarding in Brazil

Brazil is thought to be the place where modern sandboarding was invented, when impatient surfers near Florianopolis decided to stop waiting for big waves in the ocean and hit the dunes instead. There are many great sand surfing spots which are popular amongst Brazilian dune surfers. Brazilian Sandboarder Dunas de…

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Sandboarding and Sand Duning in Nevada

Sandboarding in Nevada Nellis Dunes - Las Vegas, NV Amargosa Sand Dunes - Las Vegas, NV Sand Duning in Nevada There are plenty of sand duning spots in and around Las Vegas, and you easily rent a dune buggy, ATV or quad from different tour operators. Nellis Dunes, Hidden Valley, Valley of Fire and El…

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Huacachina Travel Guide

Huacachina is a tiny town in southern Peru, an hour away from the Pacific coast. The town is basically a collection of resorts and restaurants around a blue-green laguna surrounded by huge sand dunes. An antique image of the town is featured on Peru´s 50 soles bill. Its interest to tourists…

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Sandboading and Sand Sledding in Idaho
Bruneau Dunes State Park. Photo courtesy of Rickmouser45.

Sandboading and Sand Sledding in Idaho

Bruneau Dunes Bruneau Dunes State Park - Bruneau, ID Bruneau Dunes park boasts the tallest single-structured sand dune in North America with a peak rising 470 feet above the surrounding desert floor. Explore the dunes in your hiking boots or rent a sandboard from the Visitor Center, but off-road vehicles…

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Sand Dunes in Colorado
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Reserve.

Sand Dunes in Colorado

Colorado is home to some of the tallest dunes in North America, which are also some of the highest sand dunes in the world. Sand Dunes in Southern Colorado Great Sand Dunes - Alamosa, CO Colorado's Great Sand Dunes are North America's tallest. The highest one, Star Dune, is 750…

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Sandboarding in Washington State

The state of Washington is home to some great sand dune systems and smaller sand bowls, offering spectacular trails and opportunities for sand surfing. Sand Dunes of Washington Vantage Sand Dunes - Quincy, WA Dune area surrounding the Echo Basin and Frenchman Coulee near Vantage. Popular with hikers. Moses Lake…

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Sand Dunes of Michigan

Michigan is home to many incredible sand dune systems and national parks which are especially popular with trail hikers. The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore site has some of the most beautiful dunes in North America and attracts thousands dune climbing enthusiasts every year. Michigan Sand Dunes Sleeping Bear Dunes…

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The Highest Sand Dunes in the World

All over the world, sand dunes have resulted from decades, centuries, and even millennia of windblown sand and harsh weather conditions, forming in arid desert regions or as leftovers from ancient lakes and ocean beds.  Stunning landscapes can be enjoyed from the top of a sand dune, and many recreational activities such as sand boarding and sand duning can be enjoyed on these peaks. But…

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