Sandboarding Locations Worldwide

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…

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Sandboarding in Michigan
Dune Valley at Silver Lake State Park. Photo courtesy of Chris Light.

Sandboarding in Michigan

There are quite a few sand dunes in the state of Michigan, and those in the southwest area are especially suited for sandboarding. The slopes near Silver Lake are one of the most scenic areas in the US where sand surfing can be practiced, while the Warren Dunes State Park…

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Sandboarding in Israel
Sandboarding in Israel at the Negev Desert. Courtesy of DrorBamidbar.

Sandboarding in Israel

Israel is set to become one of the best emerging destinations for sand boarding, with the sport gaining more and more popularity among locals. The Negev desert, with its shifting sands transported by the wind from the Sahara, is quickly becoming a tourist attraction that brings people from all over…

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Sandboard bindings and foot straps

Bindings and foot straps are an essential connection point between you and your sandboard. Tightly strapping your feet to the board while sledding down a dune ensures that you have enough control and stability to stand up effectively “surfing” on sand. As part of the Amazon Associate and eBay Partner…

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How to make your own sandboard wax
Make your own sandboard wax.

How to make your own sandboard wax

There are a range of common household items that you can use as an alternative to commercial sandboard wax. Making your own homemade wax is not too difficult and comes with a range of benefits: first of all, it gives you control over which ingredients to use and which to…

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Best wax for sandboarding and sand dune sledding
Photo courtesy of criativopippa.

Best wax for sandboarding and sand dune sledding

There are not a lot of waxes specifically made for sandboards out there, and people often rely on hot-weather surfboard wax instead. The most ideal type of wax that you are going to need depends on the materials of your board, most commercial all-purpose waxes are paraffin based. We recommend…

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Sandboard wax for dune surfing and sledding
Sandboard buried in sand. Photo courtesy of Jack Soley.

Sandboard wax for dune surfing and sledding

Unlike snowboards, sandboarding boards and sleds require special care in the form of regular waxing. Because of the high friction when sliding down sand dunes, wax needs to be (re-)applied after each and every riding session. Luckily, this type of wax is widely commercially available and even relatively easy to…

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