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Sandboarding in Corralejos, Fuerteventura

Sandboarding has taken off as a thrilling sport in Spain, and the Canary Islands have become a prime location for this exciting activity. While Maspalomas in Gran Canaria is a well-known sandboarding destination, Fuerteventura, the second-largest island in the Canary Islands, offers its own unique sandboarding experience. Corralejos in Fuerteventura…

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Sandboarding in Cape Verde

Boa Vista, the easternmost island in the Cape Verde archipelago, is renowned for its impressive sand dunes and deserts. The island offers an adrenaline-pumping sandboarding experience at Morro de Areia’s dunes, best experienced through a guided tour.

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Sandboarding in Bolivia

Bolivia is one of the greenest countries and tropical heavens of South America, but it still makes for a great sandboarding destination. Even though it does not have any real desert, the Lomas de Arena ("sand hills") near Santa Cruz are a very popular tourist destination where this activity can…

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Sandboarding at Wahiba Sands, Oman.
Sandboarding at Wahiba Sands, Oman. Photo courtesy of Andries Oudshoorn.

Sandboarding in Oman

Oman is an authentic and wonderful country full of interesting places to visit, and sandboarding can be practiced on the magical dunes of the Omani desert. The area known as Wahiba Sands or Sharqiya Sands, located in the Eastern Sand Desert, is like an ocean of regular dunes that seem…

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Sandboarding Atlantis Sand Dunes near Cape Town
Sandboarding at Atlantis Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy of Bongani2.

Sandboarding in Western Cape

The Western Cape, with its diverse landscapes, offers thrilling sandboarding experiences. Top spots like Atlantis Dunes, Betty’s Bay, and Hout Bay provide unique challenges and breathtaking views, making this region a paradise for sandboarding enthusiasts.

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Sandboard at Cerro Dragon
Sandboarding at Cerro Dragon, Iquique, Chile. Photo courtesy of Cristian Calcagno

Sandboarding in Iquique’s Dragon Hill

Iquique is a vibrant coastal city in northern Chile, and a treasure trove of adventure and natural beauty. Strategically located between the Pacific Ocean and the Atacama Desert, this city offers a unique blend of urban charm and natural wonders. One of the city’s most remarkable features is the Cerro…

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Volcano Surfing in Pacaya Volcano, Guetemala
Volcanoboarding on Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala

Volcano Surfing: Sandboarding at Pacaya Volcano in Guatemala

Guetamala is a lesser known destination for volcano boarding in Central America, often overshadowed by its neighbour Nicaragua. The slopes of Pacaya volcano have in fact only become suitable for sandboarding following recent eruptions, the last of which was reported in 2021. Today, there are plenty of hiking tours that…

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Can You Go Sandboarding in Florida?

Florida’s climate, characterized by hot, humid summers and mild winters, doesn’t lend itself to the formation of deserts. Even though there are sand dunes in Florida, they are covered in vegetation and thus not suitable for sandboarding. Once upon a time, Destin was home to Wildcat Mountain, a small sand…

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