Charter your own LARC! for an adventure filled day full of adrenaline and fun
Tailor a charted 5 hour Sandboarding Safari for special occasions. School groups, Birthdays, Bucks and Hens do or just keen as bean Sandboarding families. This fully catered tour is all about adventure and getting down and dirty on the towering sand dunes of Middle Island. Our famous sand hills can cater to any level of Sand Boarder from expert to beginner.
During your stay at 1770, don’t miss out on the ultimate Sandboarding Adventure in the Southern Great Barrier Reef.
Great fun for the younger or young at heart, market. Your adventure starts as soon as you board the LARC! at 1770, we will traverse water and land on our way to our Sandboarding playground.
Situated around 30kms along the coastline of Bustard Bay, Middle Island hosts an abundance of Australian wildlife and a world class sand blow, spanning a 2.5km stretch of sand dunes, which creates a safe environment for sand boarding.
On arrival at your destination, after a short hike through the natural terrain, your instructor will educate you on the fundamentals of sand boarding. There are options to suit all levels of experience, starting with small beginner dunes through to mighty 40 metre faces which will fill you with exhilaration as you go flying down to the water below.
Be sure to bring your swimmers, a towel, a pair of socks, a bottle of water and a sense of adventure!
Please remember to be Sun Smart!
For group bookings only (minimum passenger numbers apply) and can be run any day of the week to suit your group’s needs. Departing from the Town of 1770 at approximately 9am and returning around 2pm. (departure times may vary according to the tides)
A LARC! Sandboarding Safari includes:
The cost for the LARC! Sandboarding Safari:
$125.50* per person
* includes $2.00 for Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service fee for time spent in the Eurimbula National Park. If you prefer to provide your own lunch and refreshments we can take $10 off!
PLEASE NOTE: Children under the age of 14 years need to be accompanied by an Adult. You are required to do some walking up the sand dunes and will need to be able to carry your sand board. A moderate level of physical fitness is required for this tour.
Sandboarding is a fun and exciting activity that is catered at all ages. The entire family can sand board down Middle Island sand dunes. All tour guides and skippers are trained in safe sand boarding practices and we can guarantee an amazing adventure day out!
We have 3 sand tracks for our guests to slide away on! The “dry bowl” is a gentle gradual slope into a dry sand bowl, prefect for the beginners. The “wet run” is our 40 metre faster slide into Jenny Lind Creek, ideal for everyone. “From the top” is the second higher dune that leads to the “wet run”. Not for the faint hearted…