Fun in the Sun for the Whole Family, Even the Little Ones!!
If you can stand, you can Sandboard! We have skilled instructors to teach you how to sandboard. Come and experience some thrilling fun on the sand!
Sandboarding the dunes in J Bay
The dunes are ideal for Sandboarding from gentle slopes for beginners to fast dunes for the brave. The area offers beautiful views of the St Francis Bay and if luck is on your side you get to see Whales and Dolphins playing in the Bay.
Stand Up Sandboarding
Sandboarding is a board sport similar to snowboarding. It is a recreational activity and takes place on sand dunes rather than snow-covered mountains. This board sport has adherents throughout the world, most prevalently in coastal areas with beach dunes.
Sand Surfing – Sand Sledding
Not up to standing enjoy our sand surfing boards, kids love this, you can sit or lay down on these boards they are super fast and lots of fun.
2 hours per session.
All ages Welcome -15 persons per group.
Wear your beach clothes and bring along a pair of socks. All equipment provided.
In-Season we operate from 09:00 - 18:00 Out of Season 10:00 and 14:00 sessions (Enquire for other times.)
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Sandboarding is a boardsport similar to snowboarding. It is a recreational activity and takes place on sand dunes rather than snow-covered mountains. It involves riding across or down a dune while standing with both feet strapped to a board, though some sandboarders use a board without bindings.
Sandboarding has adherents throughout the world, most prevalently in desert areas or coastal areas with beach dunes. It is less popular than snowboarding, partly because it is very difficult to build a mechanised ski lift on a sand dune, and so participants must walk or ride a dune buggy or all-terrain vehicle back to the top of the dune. On the other hand, dunes are normally available year-round as opposed to ski resorts, which are seasonal.
The sandboard base is much harder than a snowboard, and is built mostly out of Formica or laminex with special base materials now being made for this sport. To glide in the sand, the board bottom is often waxed, usually with a paraffin-based sandboard wax, before a run. Afterwards, the bottom of the board may have a lightly sanded look to it, while ‘Race Base’ tends to polish smoother and glossier with use. Most terrain sandboards are composed of hardwood ply, while ‘full-size’ sandboards are a wood, fiber glass, and plastic composite. However, a snowboarding base will sometimes work on steeper dunes.
• Sandboarding World Championship – The SWC was held annually in Hirschau (until 2007), Germany at Monte Kaolino, currently also the site of Europe’s largest sand hill. Riders can board down dunes over 300 feet (91 m) tall, riding into a water landing site at the base of the hill. It has a sand lift, the only one in the world. Events include slalom (akin to snowboarding’s parallel giant slalom), freestyle (similar to freestyle snowboarding) and sandboard cross (cf. snowboard cross).
• Sand Master Jam – Annual sandboarding event that takes place in Florence, Oregon at Sand Master Park. This event occurs in late spring or early summer. The Sand Master Jam has been held since 1996.
• Pan-American Sandboarding Challenge – This event takes place in July in Aquiraz, Ceara, Brazil at Prainha’s Beach. It features amateurs and professionals who wish to compete in freestyle and jump events.
• Sand Sports Super Show – Annual outdoor event for all sand sports, including sandboarding. This three-day event takes place in September in Costa Mesa, California at the Orange County Fair and Expo Center.
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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S 34° 2' 7.131'' E 24° 55' 43.077''
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