Sandboarding down 30m dunes and straight into the water on Middle Island is the latest adventure tourism blast.
Sandboarding down 30m dunes and straight into the water on Middle Island is the latest adventure tourism blast. Submitted

Shoot the dunes sandboarding

ADVENTURE holidaymakers can now add sandboarding to their lists of must-do activities on The Discovery Coast.

Surfing, kayaking, LARCing and kite surfing are just a few of the holiday adventures available out of Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy – with sandboarding the latest.

Sandboarders can shoot down the 30m dunes on Middle Island and end up in the beautiful waters of Bustard Bay.

A Sandboarding Safari is being offered by 1770 LARC! Tours and the adventurous are climbing aboard to shoot the dunes.

The Sandboarding Safari starts at the 1770 Marina heading across the pristine waters of Bustard Bay on the big pink LARC amphibious vehicles and over creeks and up the beach – destination, Middle Island.

Owner/operator Neil Mergard said it’s a cross between surfing and snowboarding, but on sand – until you reach the bottom of the towering dunes – and a bit of a dip.

“This is THE fun adventure tour for the Town of 1770/Agnes Water destination.

“With the backpacker and youth market booming in this region, it is an ideal tour aimed at the adventurous – and the not so adventurous.”



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