Sandboarding Cape Town: Atlantis Sand Dunes (Tours & Quad biking)

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Atlantis, an oasis of perfectly white sand. Dunes rising into the sky as far as the eye can see. Explore this breathtaking landscape by spending the day finding your balance and technique from a professional guide before ripping down the snow-white dunes of Atlantis.

On the West Coast, just a 45-minute drive outside of Cape Town, this serene natural playground is easily accessible. A favorite among locals with toys or adrenaline junkies, who love exploring on sandboards, motocross bikes or 4×4 vehicles. Join in on the fun!


  • Exquisite natural beauty
  • Enjoy the outdoors and an active day out of the city
  • Quad bikes & Sandboarding experience
  • Scenic air-conditioned drive

Know Before You Book

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Maximum of 4 people per tour


Starting from your Cape Down CBD location, You’ll be picked up by your professional guide/sandboarding instructor in an air-conditioned van for a scenic trip just 43km (26 miles) down the West Coast to Atlantis sand dunes Cape Town.

Upon arrival, you’ll marvel at the white sands and endless dunes. Next, your guide will give you and your group a safety briefing before donning you with sandboarding equipment and teaching you the basics of sandboarding.

Before you know it, and after a bit of practice on the smaller Atlantis dunes, you’ll be cruising down the steep hills with adrenaline pumping through your veins.

If you choose the combo option, you’ll spend the afternoon experiencing these Atlantis sand dunes as you whiz along the face of the dunes, experiencing the incredible scenery shifting as your blood pumps with excitement!

Prices 2021

Sandboarding Cape Town prices start at about USD $70 for the half-day tour which includes the use of all the sandboarding equipment and round-trip transportation. Prices increase for the full-day or combo tours.

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Get the best possible chance of mastering sandboarding with this guided tour from Cape Town. With a qualified instructor and a specially developed teaching technique, you'll be zooming down the Atlantis Dunes in no time. Upgrade to the combo tour option to add a quad bike ride.
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Sandboarding Cape Town offers a playful destination for sandboarding offering gear, basic training & rides to the top of the dunes of Atlantis. Their opening hours are as follows:

Monday – Sunday: 9am – 4pm

Best time to go

This activity is most enjoyable earlier in the morning or later in the afternoon if you are visiting during summer months, as it can get pretty hot on the reflective white dunes. If you are visiting in winter, anytime is enjoyable, just remember to bring sunscreen as the African sun is still harsh in the winter months.

Atlantis Sand Dunes Activity Options

Become a master snowboarder with this great adventurous tour to the Atlantis Dunes from Cape Town, where you will work on your technique with a qualified instructor who’ll have you zooming down the dunes in no time. Upgrade to the combo tour option to add a quad biking Cape Town experience.


Sandboarding from Cape Town half-day tickets

Experience the fun of sandboarding with this incredibly accessible, half-day excursion to the Atlantis Dunes up the west coast of South Africa. Your experienced guide will pick you up from Cape Town CBD and transport you the easy 45-minute journey along the coast to the Atlantis Sand Dunes.

No need to worry, anyone can do it, and after your safety briefing, you’ll find yourself cruising and carving down the dunes before heading back to Cape Town location before lunch.

What we liked: Great for if you have other plans for the afternoon

  • Driver and professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sandboarding equipment
  • Drinks

  • Gratuities

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Full-day Sandboarding combo tickets

This fun-filled full-day Sandboarding and Quadbiking Cape Town adventure takes you through the basics of Quad Biking & Sand Boarding. Learn how to stand up and gain balance before ripping down the dunes at high pace! This activity is combined with a high-powered professionally guided sand dune Quad biking experience along the face of the dunes!

Return transfers from the Cape Town City Bowl area are included in this combo activity, so all you’ll need is an excited attitude and thrill for adventure!

What we liked: Great for if you are looking for an active day outdoors.

  • Lunch
  • Driver and professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sandboarding equipment
  • Quad Biking equipment

  • Gratuities

This combo is a great value-added option where you’ll be saving by combining together these 2 awesome adrenaline activities.

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9.2Expert Score
An exhilarating and fun-packed day on the Atlantis dunes is fun for the whole family or group of friends. A great day out for adrenaline junkies and outdoor enthusiasts.
Value for money
  • Exquisite natural beauty
  • Towering white dunes all around
  • Conveniently close to Cape Town
  • Sand everywhere
  • Weather dependant
  • Physically exhausting

Specification: Sandboarding Cape Town: Atlantis Sand Dunes (Tours & Quad biking)


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1 day


Drinks other than water


Bottled water, Driver, Entrance fees, Local guide, Lunch

Meals & Drinks

Bottled water available, Lunch, Vegetarian option available


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Suitable For

Able persons, Adventureous personalities

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    Faldela is an incredible host and creates a warm and friendly atmosphere. I would definitely recommend this to both locals and internationals.

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    Wonderful friendly staff made our Community of 66 people very happy and made the boat trip memorable. Thank you from Gatesville flats

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    Bruce was wonderful! We had a great time and we are looking forward to doing it again soon!

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