The Overberg is a region of immense beauty and characterized by amazing and diverse landscapes. It forms part of the Western Cape as it stretches from the Hottentos-Holland Mountains in the north while in the southern, the Atlantic and Indian Ocean break on to sandy beaches and rocky headlands. The spot enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and cool wet winters.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Sandboarding in Atlantis Dunes, Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
30 minutes away from Cape Town’s city centre, there is the magnificent Atlantis Dunes field, which is a perfect spot for sandboarding. Characterized by white sand dunes of various sizes and amazing scenic views, sandboarding is a must do and you need to check that in your list!! The dunes range in size up to 35 m/114 ft.
The adventure lasts 3 hours approximately and is weather dependent. During wet seasons, there is no sandboarding. To embark on this adventure, you need to be physically fit and have some stamina, although you are constantly under the watchful eye of a qualified instructor. Normally, before the adventure, there is an introduction session to prepare you for the adventure of a life time. Necessary attire would include thick socks, cap/hat, sunglasses and a jacket in case it is windy.