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Stockton Sand Dunes

Anna Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Owner description: 20 miles of at least 98-foot-high dunes.
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Owner description: 20 miles of at least 98-foot-high dunes.
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Wollongong, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We checked out Stockton Sand Dunes by way of ATV and although I had never done anything like this before, I would highly reccommend it and will definitely be back! Good for all ages and skills levels.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Access by accredited companies only, nature, respect of aboriginal lands, amazing landscape for photography, quiet. Unbelievable that this landscape is so close to Sydney.

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

You would definately need a 4WD for this! and possible max trax, just in case you get bogged. Make sure you grab a permit first as this is of course cultural heritage site and their are rule you have to follow to maintain it in pristine condition! Overall it is worth a try and the places you get to see... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Went with wife and two kids....this is a must for everyone...cannot believe you can do this less than 3 hours from Sydney!

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The sand dunes are truly spectacular and definitely worth going out there whether it be quad biking, 4WDing or just to have a general look.

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Sydney
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We tackled the dunes in a convoy with 4WD Tagalong tours. This is probably some of the most fun you'll ever have in the sand (legally at least!). Unless you are an experienced 4WDriver I definitely recommend going in convoy with the right recovery gear (snatch-straps and a shovel at least) and don't forget to drop that tyre pressure way... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The recent storms had taken away all the sand and just left clumps of weeds in it's place The tides were also high and left little beach. When we visited four years ago the sandhills were high and we went on a tour which was very exciting, visiting Tin City.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Having stayed in Dubai for 3 years, never imagined you could find such beautiful sand dunes in coastal Australia. The sand was cold and feels very good to walk in unlike the hot sand in Dubai. The dunes are high and sand boarding is a very enjoyable activity. Would love to do the quad biking also. The sand boarding company... More 

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