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Address: Anna Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Description: 20 miles of at least 98-foot-high dunes.
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We totally loved this ship excursion to the sand dunes on quad bikes...absolute must do, a little daring but totally safe and huge fun , excitement and adrenalin rush! Kids and I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We totally loved this ship excursion to the sand dunes on quad bikes...absolute must do, a little daring but totally safe and huge fun , excitement and adrenalin rush! Kids and I would do it again in heart beat..dont miss this. The aboriginal talk and wee show after also really cool too, learnt some stuff, had a laugh as did... More 

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Campbelltown, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Well worth visiting. Cannot believe the size of the Dunes, they never end. We took a guided tour, which is advisable, as it would not be difficult to get lost amongst the sand. It all looks the same. But it is very different.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Felt like I was in another country, watching the camels glide across the sand like being in a desert. Then turning the head to see the beach and surf gliders, Really interesting. Very windy. Recommend a visit even only just for a coffee in the very busy coffee shop.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Well worth a look. We took our two kidlets for a camel ride through the dunes. Probably a little steep price wise, but it not every day you get to camel ride through dunes like these. I wish I had a 4x4 so I could have gone for a spin along the beach. Definitely recommend a look.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you are visiting the area with a car, head to Birubi Point Surf Life Saving Club/ Birubi Beach. If you have already done dune safaris/ sand boarding/ camel riding before (as we have) head out to this spot to admire the dunes and beach. Allow an hour or 2 to walk at the beach, climb a dune and click... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We went there with our 4WD Club during summer and everyone have fun! The sand dunes are amazing and so does the drive. The kids have so much fun playing with the sand and sea. You can even try sand boarding. Highly recommended! ps. you need to get a permit if you wish to drive your car in the area.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great place with good views of the ocean and dunes.. good place to spot whales from the shore during the season.. We have spotted one during our visit.. we must be the lucky one.. Best time to go is when it is not too hot or cold... Sandboarding is fun for all, but best suited for the fittest..

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Another must see and experience in Port Stephens. the dunes stretches 20km and a number of businesses are run there for 4wd tours, sandboarding tours and more. The beach next to this area is great as well, nice water and great waves. Although, stay between the flags at all times.

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Corlette, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We went to the dunes on a tag along 4 wheel drive tour. The guide took us to a largish dune and showed us how to get to the top and back down safely without rolling the car. Then we were off for a trip down the dune line. Then we came across this Huge.... dune. Sure enough he showed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

best fun ever, the only hard part was walking up the dunes but the ride down was so worth it. The people who ran the bus trips out to the dunes were friendly and helpful and we were able to climb / ride the dunes as many times as we liked.

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Address: Anna Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens

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