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Stockton Sand Dunes

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Address: Anna Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
Description: 20 miles of at least 98-foot-high dunes.

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Rare sights in New South Wales

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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