Where can I go sandboarding in Port Stephens?

Stockton Sand dunes
Tackle the renowned Stockton Sand dunes on this action-packed 4WD and sandboarding tour. Located near Port Stephens, you’ll enjoy a rollercoaster 4×4 journey through the Stockton Sands before getting out to go sandboarding down the mountainous dunes.

Can you walk on Stockton sand dunes?

By Walking You can park your car anywhere along the side, and there’s no need to go all the way down to the sea at the very end. We’d actually recommend leaving the car closer to the entrance, as it’s a good place to start walking from.

Where can you go sand dune surfing?

Here are six of the best sand dunes in the U.S. for sandboarding.

  • Coral Pink Sand Dunes. Kanab, Utah.
  • Sand Master Park. Florence, Oregon.
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park. Duncan, Colorado.
  • Monahans Sandhills State Park. Monahans, Texas.
  • Kelso Dunes. Kelso, California.

What is unique about the Stockton Beach sand dunes?

Created thousands of years ago, the largest moving coastal dunes in the Southern Hemisphere are spectacular. The Stockton Bight Sand Dunes, in the Worimi Conservation Lands, cover 4,200 hectares, 1,800 of which are forest, as well as 32kms of the longest moving sand dunes in the southern hemisphere.

What Slides best on sand?

What works

  • Yes: Sandboards and sand sleds are specifically made for sand, featuring a special design with extra slick base material and special wax; these work best for sliding in most conditions.
  • No: Snow sleds, snowboards and skis only slide on very wet sand after rain or snow.

Are dogs allowed on Stockton sand dunes?

Dogs: Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times and are only permitted on the Gan Gan entrance road and on a 3km section of beachfront south from the boundary with Birubi Point Crown reserve at the north-eastern end of the WCL.

What should you wear to the sand dunes?

Bring a hat, gloves, wool socks, and a warm jacket for the night year round, because temperatures can drop. For sun and sand protection, pack a sun hat, sun gloves, sunglasses, long-sleeve shirt with UPF sun protection, and a bandana or lightweight face and neck cover like a Buff or Discrete neck buff.

What are the main human threats to sand dunes?

House and industrial development as well as beach management with mechanical tools and waste disposal can create problems such as a loss of the vegetation that protects the surface of dunes. Invasive species are a threat to this habitat, eg.

Where are the sand dunes in Port Stephens?

Enjoy 4WD tours on the largest coastal dunes in the Southern Hemisphere. The towering dunes are in the Worimi Conservation Lands. A fun range of tours will take you to the dunes on the Stockton Bight. Explore the 2,500 hectares of sand dunes that make up Stockton Bight, on a fully guided tour in purpose built 4WD vehicles.

What to do in Port Stephens South Australia?

From sand-boarding on giant dunes to parasailing above bottlenose dolphins, Port Stephens is a fun adventure destination. Enjoy quad bike and 4WD tours on the largest coastal dunes in the Southern Hemisphere, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and sailing to name just a few memorable experiences.

Are there any sand dunes open to the public?

We own and control the highest coastal sand dunes in the southern hemisphere and they are not open to the public. The only way to see them is through us. This way we can control the environmental impacts and protection of our Aboriginal heritage. The public and all other tours must use the designated off road areas, low dunes and plenty of people!

Is there a quad bike tour in Port Stephens?

We can accommodate special requests for large numbers (including parties and birthdays etc). We can accommodate 20 riders per session. Sand dune Port Stephens quad biking and hummer tours. Call us on +61 (0)2 4033 8808 to book now. Largest quad bikes and sand dunes in Port Stephens.