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 a 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 Sandboarder 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 your instructor will educate you on the fundamentals of sandboarding and then set you free! There are options to suit all levels of experience, starting with small beginner dunes through to a mighty 35 metre face 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 (summer time), a bottle of water and a sense of adventure!
Please remember to be Sun Smart!
For group bookings, minimum passenger numbers apply, this tour can operate any day of the week to suit your group needs. Departure times may vary according to the tides from the Town of 1770 at approximately 9am and returning around 2pm.
A LARC! Sandboarding Safari includes:
The cost for the LARC! Sandboarding Safari:
$125.50 per person (includes $2 for Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service fee for Eurimbula National Park).
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 sandboarding practices and we can guarantee an amazing adventure day out!
We have 3 sandboarding 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 35 metre faster slide into Jenny Lind Creek, ideal for everyone. “From the top” is the highest dune that leads to the “wet run” and this one is not for the faint hearted!