Last Updated on January 16, 2024

Located just 50km from Cape Town, Witsand Nature Reserve is a prime spot for sandboarding enthusiasts.

This reserve in the Kalahari desert offers an exhilarating experience that’s hard to beat.

Witsand Nature Reserve Sand Dunes
Witsand Nature Reserve Sand Dunes

The reserve boasts a variety of dunes, each offering its own unique challenge.

So, whether you’re a seasoned sandboarder or a newbie, there’s a dune that’s just right for you.

The reserve offers morning and afternoon sessions, each lasting approximately two hours, ensuring that you can enjoy the thrill of sandboarding at a time that suits you.

This is the only place in South Africa where you can experience the thrill of sandboarding on actual desert dunes.

Experience the adrenaline rush on South Africa’s biggest dunes, including ‘The Dune of Certain Death’.

Mamba Sandboarding: Your Go-To Destination

Mamba Sandboarding, a family-run business, is your go-to spot for sandboarding thrills at the reserve.

They provide top-quality boards and safety gear for all ages. Their seasoned instructors ensure a safe and enjoyable time, with a strong commitment to customer service, safety, affordability, environmental protection, and community support.

For an unforgettable outing, it’s recommended to bring along your camera, sunblock, and comfy attire.

Gazebos, tables, chairs, and cooler boxes are available, ensuring a comfortable experience for both participants and spectators. It’s advisable to book in advance for your sandboarding adventure.

So, get ready for a lekker time at Witsand Nature Reserve!

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