Addo Sand Sledding – Sandboarding with a Difference Port Elizabeth
Sand Sledding is the best way to explore and experience some of the highest, as well as one of the worlds largest, coastal dune field systems in the world. These Magnificent dunes, known as the Alexandria Coastal Dunes, are situated at the mouth of the Sundays River near the Addo Elephant National Park, a mere 40km from Port Elizabeth.
Where: Sundays River Mouth – 40km from Port Elizabeth
Duration: 2.5 Hrs
When: Every Day all Year (weather permitting)
Cost: R 700 pp (adults)
Who can Do Sand Sledding
Sand Sledding is for everyone. It is Safe and Fun for the whole Family. An experience person will show you how to conduct your sand sledding experience as well as the preparation of the sand sled for a great sliding experience.
What to Expect
Take a leisurely 40-minute return cruise on the Sundays River Ferry to the majestic Alexandria Coastal Dune Fields near the Sundays River Mouth, where you’ll disembark the vessel. As you disembark the river cruise boat you’ll step directly on to the sandy beach at the foot of the dune.
A huge advantage of this cruise is the fact that there is no need to walk huge distances carrying equipment and your kit. The river cruise boat has ablution facilities.
The riverboat can cruise with a minimum of 4 adults up to a maximum of 30.
If you and your group, or work colleaques, are outdoor adventure adrenaline junkies then this is the cruise for you. Enjoy magnificent and breathtaking surroundings and spectacular dunes for awesome sand boarding experience. In fact this is the cruise for anyone looking for fun in the sun.
The sand is fine and fast and best in low wind and off shore NW wind conditions. Dunes are perfectly shaped for the fast the more experienced boarder as well as gentle slopes for beginners.
The best part about sand sledding is that it is easy to learn while having tons of fun. It is a very accessible, four-season activity that does not require a huge investment in cold-weather gear – all you need is attitude.
Some happy customers
Photos courtesy of Lloyd Edwards.