Try something new


2 hour tour

Take a short boat trip across the river to the dunes and have our guide teach you how to Sandboard.

3 hour tour

Enjoy the quick trip across the river to the dunes and have ample time to learn how to master Sandboarding.


Don’t want to Sandboard, but would like to watch? Join the Sandboarders on the boat and take a walk on the dunes.

adventure and more..

Are you seeking exciting activities close to Port Elizabeth? Brace yourself for one of the most exhilarating adventures in Nelson Mandela Bay!

Embark on a thrilling journey of Sandboarding or Sandsledding on the renowned Alexandria Dune Field – a sprawling, pristine coastal dune expanse, unrivaled in size and preservation across Africa. As you ride your board down towards the Sundays River, the brisk ocean breeze will envelop you in an adrenaline-fueled escapade.

Your excursion commences at the Colchester dock in Addo, where you’ll board a short boat cruise along the serene Sundays River, gradually approaching the towering dunes. This leisurely cruise offers ample opportunities to relish the river’s scenic beauty, observe its diverse birdlife, and catch glimpses of the coastal section of Addo National Park before the real fun begins.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned sandboarding enthusiast, our experienced guides will have you gliding down the dunes with finesse in no time. We offer two- or three-hour tours to accommodate various preferences, allowing you ample time to find your rhythm, hone your skills, and cool off in the refreshing river waters.

Our equipment caters to a range of participants, with standing boards resembling snowboards and belly boards that offer sitting or lying positions. This diversity makes sandboarding in Addo an ideal activity for families on the go and anyone with an adventurous spirit. All you need to bring is your sense of adventure, along with the following essentials:
– Comfortable sneakers or ‘takkies’
– Loose-fitting attire
– Swimwear
– Sunscreen
– Water
– Sunglasses
– Cameras or action cameras to capture the excitement.


" Great fun. Staff very friendly and helpful. An awesome experience overall. "
Alison Whitehead