Last Updated on March 24, 2022
There are many sandboarding locations in Western Australia. The sand dunes near Lancelin are probably the most popular, but there are many other spots across the region, on desert and coastal dunes near Perth, the Turqouise Coast near Green Head and Jurien Bay, and on the coast east of Albany.
Sandboarding in Perth
Located approximately 1.5 hours by car from the city of Perth, the Lancelin Sand Dunes make for one of Australia’s most popular sand surfing destinations. At this site you can glide down the tallest peaks in Western Australia. While you are there, make sure to combine your stay with a visit to the Pinnacles Desert and check out the wildlife at Yanchep National Park. This is one of the nearest sandboarding spots to both Perth and Geraldton.
You can rent a sandboard online and pick it up in Lancelin. Alternatively, you can book a tour or 4WD rental which often include a free sandboard rental as well.
Sandboarding Tours in Lancelin
Moore River Sand Dunes – Guilderton
There are few places in the world where you can sandboard next to a river, and Guilderton is one of them. The sand dunes surrounding Moore River are so big locals called the area “the Desert”, reachable by boat or by swimming across the river from the Stephen’s Crescent Trail Walk. Sand boards can be purchased from the Visitor Centre in Guilderton.
Sandy Cape Recreation Park – Jurien Bay
You can hire a sandboard for 10$ a hour.
Greenhead Beache Dunes – Green Head
There are many small beaches on the Turquoise Coast near Green Head where you can sandboard.
Sandboarding near Albany
Nanarrup Beach is located about 20km east of Albany and easily reachable by car. The car park is located just behind the dunes, but you can also drive on the beach with an off-road 4WD vehicle. You can rent a sandboard or boogie board online and have it delivered to your accommodation anywhere in the Albany City Area.
Cheyne Beach and Hassell Beach dunes
Located just north of Cheyne Beach, in a rural location known as Green Range, Hassell Beach has large steep coastal dunes not too far from Albany.
You can rent a sandboard or boogie board online and have it delivered to your accommodation anywhere in the Albany City Area.
Sandboarding in Pilbara
Coral Bay Beach
Beach near the small town of Coral Bay. You can walk or drive a few kilometers away from the beach to find sand dunes for boarding and sledding.
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