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Stockton Sand Dunes

Address: Anna Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Owner description: 20 miles of at least 98-foot-high dunes.
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Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Owner description: 20 miles of at least 98-foot-high dunes.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

In case you do not know, the dunes are the largest continuous mobile sand dunes in the Southern Hemisphere. So, you won't want to miss this when you visit Port Stephens. You have plenty to choose to do in this place: sand boarding, camel riding, 4WD experience, tour to Tin City and/or the Sygna wreck and other historical sites. Many... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We didn't participate in any of the activities there - because we had done them recently else where - but they looked like fun especially the camel rides . The dunes are beautiful

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Bogor, Indonesia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The sand dunes make a beautiful scenery just like in the middle east, exactly similar to the famous PC wallpapers. Sand boarding is one of the activities that can be done here, enjoy sliding down a huge dune with a board provided by many tour companies (We chose Port Stephens 4WD Tour and they took us to the largest available... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The recent erosion of the beach (and its been happening for the last few hundred years) has cause some dramatic changes to how we drive on it. A few years ago the sand was firm and provided you kept common sense in your mind you would rarely have any trouble. The sand dunes are exciting and watching kids glide down... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Amazing place, so much history. Would like to explore more. Will definitely be back. We couldn't believe its so close to Newcastle and Sydney. A hidden treasure.

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Gosford, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Visited the viewing area and was amazed to see the Camel rides there. The families and children were havoing a great time and I recommend this to all.

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stockton Beach is a great Day for the Family, 1st timers should try it on a wet Day and should go on to the Beach from Anna Bay end. Beach Passes can be Bought from Anna Bay and The Metro at William Town, Near the Lavis Lane entry. Low tide about 12.00 midday is Perfect. Carry a Snatch strap and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Having been to Namibia and seeing those amazing huge sand dunes I was a little underwhelmed. Just quite vast and we went there on buggies so that was fun but it wasn't really anything that impressive.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Again, the sand dunes were great. But it seems to be for local people only. A worth place to go if you are 4wd off-road lover

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Corlette, Australia
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11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The sand dunes are great. The largest moving sand mass in the Southern hemisphere but sadly due to idiots mis- behaving; campers mucking up the area the local Worrimi have taken it on themselves to prohibit driving on the dunes and now your left with driving on the beach down to the "wreck" and "tin city". If you want to... More 

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