Last Updated on July 15, 2023

Sandy Cape is a lesser known sandboarding destination near Jurien Bay in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, located around 200km north of Perth.

The Sandy Capes dunes are located halfway between Jurien Bay and Greenhead. These sandhills are characterized by super soft white sand and offer spectacular views of the Turquoise Coast.

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Sandboarding at Sandy Cape, Jurien Bay

Sandy Cape Recreational Park is a coastal camping and caravan park located in the Shire of Dandaragan, situated on the coast of the Indian Ocean.

The park is known for its beautiful beaches, excellent fishing and crabbing opportunities, and numerous bushwalking trails, and of course sandboarding the nearby dunes.

Sandy Cape is a popular sandboarding destination for tourists and locals alike, offering a range of accommodation options including powered and unpowered campsites, cabins, and chalets.

The park also offers a number of facilities and amenities available to visitors, including toilets, showers, barbecues, and a picnic area.

For sandboarding, you can rent a board directly at the site or reach the dunes with a tour.

Many tour operators in Jurien Bay offer sandboarding tours or 4WD off-roading tours that also include sand surfing.

Video: Surf and Sun in The Shire of Dandaragan (Jurien Bay and Cervantes)


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Getting There

Sandy Cape is located in Jurien Bay, Western Australia, and can be easily reached from nearby cities and town by car.

The nearest city with regular public transport options is Geraldton, from where you can take a bus to Jurien Bay, but there is no public transport available to Sandy Cape itself.

By car

Sandy Cape is approximately a 200 km drive from Perth, which can take approximately 2 hours.

The quickest route is along the Brand Highway and Indian Ocean Drive. It reacheable in less than a hour from Geraldton and Dongara.

By public transport

There are regular bus services from Geraldton to Jurien Bay, which can take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Once you arrive in Jurien Bay, you can take a taxi or hire a car to reach Sandy Cape Recreation Park, which is approximately a 15 minutes drive away.



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