11 Best Sand Boarding Places in the World

In order to escape from stress and distract ourselves from certain challenges, human beings want to engage in different sporting activities. Sports like cricket, soccer, tennis are famous because many people enjoy the sports and engage in them. Sand-boarding as a sport is quite not everyone knows about this sport and it is usually played in the desert where we have sand dune. This is a list of top 11 places you can visit for for Sand-Boarding.

1. Peru

Peru is in South American and the third largest country in South America with high sand dunes. The largest sand dune in the world is Duna Grande in Ica, Peru. Apart from Ica sand-boarding is also practiced in Arequipa and Nasca area of South Peru. You have to really know how Sand-boarding works for you to be able to engage in this sport in Peru.

2. Vietnam

The sand-boarding sport is practiced in Mui Ne dunes. Mui Ne dunes is not famous for the sport unlike other countries. Sand boarding practices here are not regulated by any authority, the locals are in charge of the sport here, you may want to go with friends or as a group because they tend to be aggressive when they ask for tips and they are not given.

3. Japan

Japan is a small Asian country but really amazing country, with everything in place to keep the citizens comfortable and happy, they are not famous for sand-boarding sports but they are a good host of the sport. The Tattori Sand dune is the largest sand dune in Japan and spans along the coast of the Sea Of Japan. Local companies teach sand boarding in the area in the months of April-November.

4. Australia

Australia is a popular place for this sand sport with a wide collection of sand dunes, we have the little Sahara on Kangaroo Island where naturally occurring sand dunes cover roughly two square kilometers. Western Australia flaunts of the Lucky Bay sand dunes where sand-boarding tours are conducted by trained guides on all days except Christmas, New Year and Boxing Day.

5. Nicaragua

Sand boarding an active volcano feels good, the act requires a great push and courage for you to be able to climb up to the Cerro Negro active volcano under the supervision of an expert. Ski down the steep slopes of the volcanic mountain on your sand-board after you finish exploring the summit.

6. Chile

The Atacama desert is a famous sand boarding location in Latin American country. The northern part of the country is known for this sport. In Chile is Cerro Iman where annual sand boarding competition is held. The numerous available fast routes down the hill makes this place perfect for hosting the event. The Valle de la Muerte is the place best known in Chile for this sport. Cerro dragon, Medanoso, Punta de Choros are some of the many other places famous among sand-boarders.

7. United Arab Emirates

Have you heard of the desert safari in Dubai? it is a beautiful and very popular place for the sand-boarding sport and the region also has a sound administration over this sport with several tour operators ready to offer you professional help. people travel from far and near to see and enjoy what comes with playing on sand.

8. Namibia

The Namibia Desert sees quite a lot of sand-boarding activities throughout the year. The world’s highest sand dune Sossusvlei is present here and to board or ski down the dune one needs a special permission. The Swakopmund and Walvis Bay are popular for this sport too. Many Adventure Sport companies deal exclusively with sand boarding and extend out their expertise to the travelers.

9. United States Of America

This is one of the best places to engage in sand-boarding, the Sand-master Park in Florence, Oregaon very popular place for the sport. It is the world’s first sandboard park. The largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America is found in this region as they stretch from Florence to Coos Bay. North Carolina, Colorado, California and Arizona can boast of several sand boarding spots.

10. Germany

Sandboarding near Huacachina, Peru.

This is the only place in Europe where sand-boarding sport is played and it is man-made sand dunes of Hirschau in Germany. During summer time the sport can be enjoyed here. The place also hosts Sand-boarding World’s Champions.

11. Egypt

The Great Sea of Sand in Siwa – Best Places to Go Sand Boarding In Egypt  – Egypt Tours Portal

There is no official seal to this story but Egypt is considered the birthplace of this fascinating sport. Glide down the Great Sand Sea near Siwa which is considered one of the best sandboarding destinations.

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