Surfing through the sands of fun

Lynne Gadd-Claxton

SUMMER days are spent in the water and relaxing in the sun.

This summer let the kids try something a little bit more adrenalin- pumping with a three-hour sandboarding adventure that is easy to learn and a fun way to spend the day tumbling down the dunes.

Sand-boarding Sunday’s River offers adrenaline junkies hours of sandboarding entertainment across the Sunday’s River dunes.

Three hours of sand-boarding includes a boat transfer across the Sundays River to the dunes, all the sandboarding equipment is supplied and includes lessons for beginners.

Packages range in price from R400 and thrill-seekers can choose from a variety of adventurous combos such as water-skiing and sand-boarding.

Inquiries and bookings can be made with Karl at 071-185-6565.

Sandboarding Sunday’s River is situated at 1 Jetty Street in Colchester.

Directions: Drive behind the Colchester Kwikspar and follow the road signs to before Pearson Park Resort, they are situated on the right.

Surf J-Bay does not only offer surfing lessons and all your surfing requirements but also offers an exciting opportunity for you to “snowboard” at the beach.

The sand dunes in Jeffreys Bay have plenty to offer, from beginner sand dunes to the more advanced and adventurous dunes. Surf J-Bay offers a one hour sand-boarding experience with the use of a quality sandboard at R200 per person. Inquiries and bookings can be made at 074-825-0474.

Adventure seekers meet at Tapas Lapa Seaside Restaurant at Clapton Beach, Dolphin Drive at Marina Martinique.

Directions: Take the N2 towards Humansdorp, take the exit 676 toward R102/Jeffreys Bay, turn left onto St Francis Street, turn right onto Koraal Street, right onto Lantern Street, left onto Northern Access Road and another left into Dolphin Drive.

The minimum age requirement is four-years-old with Sandboarding Sunday’s River and five-years-old for Surf J-Bay.

Adventure seekers should dress comfortably, apply plenty of sunscreen, wear comfortable running shoes, a hat, sunglasses and pack the bathing suit and towel for sand-boarders to cool off in water afterwards.

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