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Tottori Sand Dunes

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Address: Yuyama, Fukubecho, Tottori 689-0105 , Tottori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 9011809552
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Spectacular Sand Dunes

The sand dune is huge. However, not very difficult to climb to the top of the sand dune to have a good view of its surrounding.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
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Kuching
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Best place to enjoy in Tottori. Can enjoy the following 1. Walk along the sand dune 2. Camel ride 3. Lift ride (kind of ropeway) 4. Breathtaking view of sand dunes with Japan Sea in the background 5. Enjoy nearby Sand Dune Museum

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Kuching
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

The sand dune is huge. However, not very difficult to climb to the top of the sand dune to have a good view of its surrounding.

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Mexicali, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This is something I never expected here in Japan. It was quite fun for all the family, so of us even went for a swim in the ocean in November. So be prepared for everything. Lots of fun for the whole family!

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Hong Kong, China
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

The Sand Dune is magnificent. Most vistors will climb up to the top (Horse Back) and see the Sea of Japan. It is a spectacular feeling when you are in a desert and seeing the sea. But it is always very very windy. You will find your face is covered by dusty sand when you go back. So wear a... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This sand dune is next to the sea. We can see a dune with a wave nearby. We spent some time watching people fishing and some seagulls. There are also camels nearby for photographs if you pay them.

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Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

It's a huge sand dune by the sea, the sand is fine and clean. Better not to visit in summer as it will be super hot to climb up the big dune! Also not in winter as the sand museum nearby will be closed for maintenance.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This one is smaller than Dune de Pilat in France but must bigger than the ones in US east coast thus far. Good climb with kids. Just remember you cannot pitch a tente or any parasol on the beach. We had always loved picnicking and play by the coast so this one was no exception. We took our beach tent... More 

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Toa Payoh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Go there if you want to do some parasailing and sand boarding for the adventurous, or watch sunset in all seasons (other than summer- too hot then.) There are camels to sit on and ride for a small round, and some to pose just to take a picture, as well as you can admire from afar, but they will "scold"... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

when we first got here, we were really impressed with this amazing work of nature. the dunes area is pretty huge and will take some effort and time to cover. we read that there were a number of activities to do such as camel riding, sand skiing etc but we didn't managed to try as we went pretty late. we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We were staying in Osaka and did a day trip to the Tottori Sand dunes. It took almost 3 hours to reach by train and bus. Miles of rolling sand dunes and a dramatic blue sky. And when you climb the biggest one you are rewarded with the fantastic view of the sea. Camel rides are available. Paragilding is also... More 

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