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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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USD 83.37*
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Top spot for 4x4 drive,Sandboarding,Camelriding

This place keeps on giving it is just so magical like you are the only person ever to have been there! Wether you go 4 wheel driving(access from salt ash) sandboarding, riding a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 July 2016
Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This place keeps on giving it is just so magical like you are the only person ever to have been there! Wether you go 4 wheel driving(access from salt ash) sandboarding, riding a horse or camel or just walk on the dunes at Anna Bay.

Thank Daams64
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

These dunes are very cool. Unique place. Felt like being on the moon. We did a sandboarding trip. The ride out to the location was as cool as the sandboarding. Boards are fun. Definitely worth the time / money.

Thank Mike M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Visit to Sand Dunes while our trip to Nelson bay was more than a cherry on the cake. I couldn't get over the beautiful view of a the sea on one side and sand dunes on other. Apart from scenery, you can enjoy Camel Riding, Quad biking and Sand Boarding. For sand boarding you have to pay somewhere around 20... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Delightful staff - great banter. Lovely snacks and iced coffee scrummy! Ocean views brilliant. Bus rides through the dunes and sand surfing great fun. Returned as value and welcome was so good.

Thank JanBarnes2014
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

The road in from Williamtown is easy, and access to the beach is relatively firm. At this time there is no exit at Anna beach due to roadworks. That said, current conditions would provide a real challenge to drive there and back from Williamtown. We expected harder sand at low tide, but were confronted by soft, soft sand from dunes... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

We added the sand dune tour onto our plans to take the dolphin cruise, and we're glad we did. The "moon bus" was enjoyable for our two little kids, and we thought it felt like being on the moon once you actually got out to the dunes. Walking up the dune (for sandboarding) is a lot harder of a workout... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I did some sand surfing here & I must say that it is a must-do thing when in the Port Stephens area. While sand surfing is suitable for all ages & is not as difficult as it seems, there are other activities available such as camel-riding & the 4WD. Also an excellent place for photography. I got a tan within... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Cross the Newcastle harbour to the northern suburb of Stockton. This is where Stockton beach begins. Because of severe erosion Stockton would be the most sand starved beach in the area. 32 ks (18 miles) to the other end a complete contrast. A huge majestic beach at Birubi and at low tide hundreds of metres wide. The amazing sand dunes... More 

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Hurlstone Park
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Went on a trip to do sand surfing which the kids absolutely loved as well as the adults. Great fun and exercise had by all. the drive to and from the dunes was exciting too.

Thank A5462NKgaryl
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went here on a trip recently and was amazed by the sheer size of the dunes, you could easily wander for hours (and I did). Very impressive and would definitely go back, I'd have liked to have had a 4x4 to drive out to the Tin City but maybe next time.

Thank Claudia T

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