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Stockton Sand Dunes

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Address: Anna Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia

20 miles of at least 98-foot-high dunes.

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Easily accessible and fun for small kids

On a great day with little wind, a visit to Stockton beach and the dunes was the best visit we have had over numerous visits. The kids love running up and down the hills and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a great day with little wind, a visit to Stockton beach and the dunes was the best visit we have had over numerous visits. The kids love running up and down the hills and the view of the camels walking along was great. No more pippies to take though and lots of tourists but great nonetheless. The cafe is... More 

Thank AustTrail
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited Stockton Beach and the surrounding dunes on a windy but sunny day. It is worth a visit. We think they also offer sand dune safaris or something like that but we just walked there a bit. As the dunes are right next to the beach they are quite accessible. We enjoyed the beach a bit more due to... More 

1 Thank SydneyPerla
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I recently spent a couple of quiet days with my partner at Nelsons Bay. Her daughter had recently been to the Stockton sand dunes so we thought we would have a look. After a coffee at the surf club then long walk on along the beach we ventured to the sand dunes. We had a great laugh and enjoyed ever... More 

Thank Craig62ash
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

My friends and I went to the fwd drive. The driver is very friendly and nice to us. It's So much fun and so exciting for this trip. We drove around . And We did the sandboard as well. Bit tired but it's a Good place to come with friends. Sand everywhere. Amazing!

1 Thank sriyanmu
Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great afternoon on the dunes. Fun ride on the 4x4 to the dune Boards were easy to use and soo much fun - make sure you take plenty of water its a work out and half.

Thank woodinnes
Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

My hubby and i drove to the car park and then took a 20 min walk to reach the dunes. We took alot of happt snaps .. ran up the dunes.. played around like kids.. be prepared to walk alot up and down the dunes ..next time will try surfing the dunes and the 4x4

3 Thank Kath3377
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I saw no 4wd on the day I went, which was a huge disappointment as I was looking forward to it. The dolphins were far and few in between and often far away so you can't really see anything. The 4 hour drive each way also took up a huge chunk of the day, which mean less time was spent... More 

Thank Gregory C
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I don't know how to surf in the water but I did try to surfing on the sand. A place to have lot of fun. We spent almost 3 hours to play sand board. We were so afraid to slice it down to bottom at first time. There is a lower sand dune place that you can practice on it.... More 

Thank fion_ed
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This place is so much fun to go 4WD'riving! We loved it! We made our own tracks at 8am which was awesome! High tide wasn't really an issue. Keep an eye out through a tide app or website to see how high it's meant to come in. Heaps of stops before the dunes to pull over and let the tires... More 

Thank nicky m
Hunter Valley, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A place of breathtaking beauty and at the same time fun for young and old alike. The thrills of Sandboarding and 4WD exploration...or just chillin doing the pippi twist.

Thank Frank R

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