Last Updated on November 1, 2023
Find out what are the best sand dunes for sandboarding in Eastern Cape, South Africa. Below, a list of places where you can go sand dune surfing and sledding in the Jeffrey’s Bay, East London, Gqeberha areas. See also: sandboarding in South Africa.
Jeffreys Bay Dunes – Jeffreys Bay
The beaches all around Jeffreys Bay are very popular with sandboarders. The town is also very accessible from Port Elizabeth, about one hour drive to the east.
Jeffreys Bay is also one of the world’s top five surfing locations (ranked second on one “best in the world” list) and holds the annual World Surf League (WSL) event at Super Tubes in July.
Alexandria Dunes – Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)
Sundays River Adventures offers sandboarding tours in the Alexandria Dune Field near Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth).
Sardinia Bay Beach – Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)
Locals like to slide down the beach slopes of Sardinia Bay using cardboard, sleds and whatever they can use as a sandboard.
Nahoon Beach – East London
You can sandboard near East London on the small coastal dunes of Nahoon Beach.
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