List of sand dunes, sport facilities and other spots where you can practice sandboarding or sand sledding worldwide.

Click on a highlighted region in the map to see where you can go sandboarding in that country. More locations will be added gradually, feel free to recommend one in the comments if something is missing.

Sandboarding Locations by Country

Argentina

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Playa Piedras Coloradas – Las Grutas, Arroyo

Médanos Blancos – Monte Hermoso, Buenos Aires

Playa Mar de las Pampas – Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires

La Frontera – Pinamar, Buenos Aires

Dunas de Tatón Fiambalá – Tatón, Catamarca

Duna Magicá – Saujil, Catamarca

Punta Este Sand Dunes – Puerto Madryn, Chubut

Cerro Huancar – Abra Pampa, Jujuy

Médanos Grandes – San Juan Province

Australia

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New South Wales

Pebbly Beach – Norah Head, NSW

North Entrance Beach – NSW

Stockton Beach – Port Stephens – NSW

Queensland

Tangalooma Desert – Moreton Island, QLD

Carlo Sand Blow -Rainbow Beach, QLD

Kirrar Sand Blow – Fraser Island, QLD

South Australia

Little Sahara – Kangaroo Island, SA

Tasmania

Henty Dunes – Strahan

Victoria

Spew Hill – Philipp Island

Western Australia

Lancelin Sand Dunes – Lancelin, WA

Green Head Sand Dunes – Green Head, WA

Belgium

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Oostduinkerke Dunes – Koksijde

Brazil

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Dunas de Genipabu – Extremoz, Rio Grande do Norte

Praia de Pipa – Tibau do Sul, Rio Grande do Norte

Coca Cola Lake – Salinópolis, State of Pará

Praia da Joaquina – Florianópolis, Santa Catarina

Chile

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Cerro Dragón – Iquique

Dunas de Concón – Viña del Mar

Death Valley – San Pedro de Atacama

Canada

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Carcross Desert – Yukon

Great Saskatchewan Sand Hills – Saskatchewan

Sandhill Park – Port Burwell, Ontario

Okanagan Desert – Osoyoos, British Columbia

Cape Verde

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Deserto de Viana – Boa Vista

China

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Mingsha Dunes – Dunhuang, Gansu

Egypt

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Nubian Desert – Aswan

Great Sand Sea – Siwa

Hurghada Desert – Hurghada

Sinai Desert – Sharm El-Sheikh / Dahab

Wadi El-Rayan – Fayoum

Western Desert – Bahariya Oasis

France

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Dune du Pilat – La Teste-de-Buch

Saint Quentin en Tourmont – Somme

Fort Mahon – Somme

Dunes de Berck – Berck sur Mer, Pas de Calais

Dunes de la Slack – Ambleteuse, Pas de Calais

Germany

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Monte Kaolino – Hirschau, Bavaria

Greece

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Gomati Sand Dunes – Lemnos

India

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Sam Desert – Jodhpur

Thar Desert – Jaisaslmer

Ireland

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Curracloe Beach – Wexford

Israel

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Negev Desert Sand Dunes

Italy

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Porto Pino Sand Dunes – Sardinia

Mt. Etna – Sicily

Mt. Stromboli – Sicily

Japan

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Tottori Sand Dunes

Jersey

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Jersey Sand Dunes

Lesotho

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Leribe Sand Dunes – Butha-Buthe

Maldives

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Thonduu – Fuvahmulah City

Mexico

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Chachalacas Beach Dunes – Veracruz

Cuervitos Dunes – Mexicali, Baja California

Dunas de San Felipe – San Felipe-Mexicali, Baja California

Duna del Mogote – La Paz, Baja California

Samalayuca Dune Fields – Rancho Dos Hermanos, Chihuahua

San Nicolas Beach Sand Dunes – Hermosillo, Sonora

El Golfo de Santa Clara Sand Dunes – San Luis, Sonora

Morocco

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Agadir Sand Dunes – Agadir

Erg Chebbi Dunes – Merzouga

Erg Chigaga Dunes – Ouarzazate

Namibia

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Swakopmund Dunes

Walvis Bay Dunes

Nicaragua

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Cerro Negro

New Zealand

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Te Paki Sand Dunes – Cape Reinga, Northland

Ninety Mile Beach – Kaitaia, Northland

Hokianga Sand Dunes – Opononi, Northland

Bethells Beach Black Sand Dunes – Lake Wainamu, Auckland

Sandfly Bay – South Island, New Zealand

Peru

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Lima region

Dunas de Asia

Dunas the Chilca

Ica and Nazca region

Huacachina

Cerro Blanco

Cerro Huaricangana

Usaka Desert

Pisco and Paracas region

Pampa de Ocas – Pisco Desert

Laguna de Morón – Pisco Desert

Trujillo region

Conache Sand Dunes

Las Dunas Cañoncillo, Pacasmayo

Dunas de Laramie – Chao, Virú

Chimbote region

Duna Huamanchacate / Duna Terror – Coishco

Cerro Manchan – Casma

Arequipa region

White Sand Dunes – Pampas De La Joya

Duna Toro Mata – Acarí

Poland

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Łeba Dunes – Słowiński National Park, Pomeranian Voivodeship

Portugal

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Duna de Salir do Porto – Caldas da Rainha

Russia

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Sychevo Sand Quarry – Moscow

Dzerzhinsky Sand Quarry – Moscow

South Africa

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Atlantis Dunes – Cape Town

Hout Bay Dunes – Cape Town

Betty’s Bay Dunes – Cape Town

Nahoon Beach – East London

Dragon Dune – Mossel Bay

Mt. Mayhem – Boksburg

Spain

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Andalusia

Duna de Bolonia – Tarifa

Duna de Valdevaqueros – Tarifa

Cala del Tesorillo – Tarifa

Punta Paloma – Tarifa

Canary Islands

Dunas de Maspalomas – Gran Canaria

Dunas de Corralejo – Fuerteventura

Turkey

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Patara Beach – Gelemiş , Antalya

United Arab Emirates

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Al Badayer – Sharja

Al Faya – Abu Dhabi

Lahbab – Dubai

Liwa Oasis – Abu Dhabi

Sweihan – Abu Dhabi

United Kingdom

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England

Holywell Bay Beach Sand Dunes – Newquay

Braunton Burrows Sand Dunes – Devon

Seaton Sluice Sand Dunes – Northumberland

Camber Sands – Sussex

Northern Ireland

White Rocks Beach – Portrush

Portstewart Strand – Portstweart

Murlough Sand Dunes – Dundrum

Scotland

Balmedie Beach – Aberdeen

Wales

Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes – Bridgend

United States

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Arizona

Ehrenberg Sandbowl – Ehrenberg, AZ

Hot Well Dunes – Safford, AZ

Parker Dunes – Cactus Plain, Parker, AZ

Yuma Sand Dunes – Yuma Desert, Yuma, AZ

California

Mesquite Sand Dunes – Death Valley National Park, CA

Marina State Beach – Marina, CA

The Pit – Sand City, CA

Oceano Sand Dunes – Pismo Beach, CA

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes – Guadalupe, CA

Algodones Dunes – Glamis, CA

Kelso Dunes – Flynn, CA

Dumont Dunes – Baker, CA

Point Mugu – Malibu, CA

L.A. Sand Sledding (winter only):

Zuma Beach – Malibu, CA

Venice Beach – Venice, CA

Hermosa Beach – Los Angeles, CA

Dockweiler State Beach – Los Angeles, CA

Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve – Duncan, CO

Hawaii

Makena Big Beach – Kihei, HI

Papakolea Green Sand Beach – Ka Lae, HI

Idaho

Bruneau Dunes State Park – Bruneau, ID

St. Anthony Sand Dunes – St. Anthony, ID

Indiana

Indiana Dunes – Indiana Dunes State Park, IN

Mt. Baldy – Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, IN

Massachusetts

Cape Cod Sand Dunes – Provincetown, MA

Michigan

Silver Lake State Park – Oceana County, MI

Nevada

Nellis Dunes – Las Vegas, NV

Amargosa Sand Dunes – Las Vegas, NV

New Mexico

White Sands National Park

North Carolina

Jockey’s Ridge State Park – Nags Head, NC

Oklahoma

Little Sahara Sand Dunes – Waynoka

Oregon

Sand Master Park – Florence, OR

Cape Kiwanda – Pacific City, OR

Texas

Monahans Sandhills State Park – Monahans, TX

Utah

Coral Pink Sand Dunes – Kanab, UT

Little Sahara Sand Dunes, UT

Sand Hollow State Park, UT

Wyoming

Killpecker Sand Dunes – Rock Springs


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