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Alter Action Sandboarding

Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 81 128 2737
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For the courageous and fit: Great fun, great speeds

We were picked up at our guesthouse in Swakopmund by our guide and her assistant from Alter Action... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Froggy2Denmark
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Denmark
Amazing morning!

Such a beautiful setting for lie-down or sandboarding! The instructors were so professional and... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Amanda S
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Atlanta, Georgia
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We offer daily sandboarding trips from Swakopmund. Trips depart at 9:30 am and includes transport from your accommodation, equipment, a DVD and a light lunch. We are back in town before 2 pm. Stand up boarding done on snowboards with soft boots and bindings. No experience necessary. 500N$ Lie down boarding zooming head first down the dune reaching speeds of 70kph. 400N$
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  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Swakopmund, Namibia
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Reviewed yesterday

We were picked up at our guesthouse in Swakopmund by our guide and her assistant from Alter Action right on time (afternoon) and driven to the dunes. We were the only ones there. We had booked the "lie-down" option and the boards are simple pieces...More

Thank Froggy2Denmark
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful setting for lie-down or sandboarding! The instructors were so professional and helpful, and it was a great way to meet other travelers as well. Yummy lunch afterwards too. Definitely a memorable morning

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

A must do. Sand boarding with this outfit was amazing! Very casual and you will walk up the dunes a lot, but all so worth it. They even did a video of our activities, which was an awesome souvenir. I had never snow boarded, so...More

Thank JenniferV999
Anne B, Public Relations Manager at Alter Action Sandboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Jennifer, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate it. I'm glad you had such a good time with us. It was a pleasure having you on the dune. Enjoy the rest of your trip! Best regards,...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

This was really fun, and you definitely have to try it!! They picked us up from our camp which was so nice! They take you to the destination, and they will teach you how to sandboard. They have many different size boards and shoes and...More

Thank Sharon V
Anne B, Public Relations Manager at Alter Action Sandboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Hi Sharon, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us and thanks for the nice words. We are glad you had a good time with us. Hope to see you soon again. Enjoy the rest of your trip. Kind regards, Anne

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Having trained while walking up to the Big Daddy Dune, these were easy 7 walk ups. We enjoyed every moment and I think it's the closest you can get to the ground at this speed. The first test-run was a bit scary but then it's...More

Thank all_the_places
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

You get picked up from your accommodation and it's about a 15 minute drive to the dunes. All safety helmets, elbow guards and boards are provided. You get to walk up about 6 times and sandboard down 6 times. Going up is hard work! Coming...More

Thank Jennie W
Anne B, Public Relations Manager at Alter Action Sandboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Hi Jennie, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It was a pleasure having you on the dune. Surely the walking part is the hardest one, but I hope it was worth it. I think you did pretty well! Hope to...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

The kids opted for the sandboarding while my wife and I went for the 'lie down' boarding option! Great fun all round, as we hurtled down the dunes at up to 59km/ph! Good safety briefing and advice on each separate runs. The kids had only...More

Thank Fin M
Anne B, Public Relations Manager at Alter Action Sandboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Hi Fin, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It was a pleasure having you on the dune. We are glad to hear that you had such a good time. Hope you got back home safely. Best regards, Anne

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Anne and her team provide a wonderful service/ adrenaline rush experience sandboarding the dunes outside Swakop! We thoroughly enjoyed the morning! We were collected and dropped back to our door, lunch & drinks (Rolls, soft drinks /beer) provided, DVD footage of morning also included in...More

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Anne B, Public Relations Manager at Alter Action Sandboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. I am glad to hear what a great time you had. Hope to see you again one day on the dunes. Best regards, Anne

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Very well organised and enjoyable trip. We were picked up by Anne and driven to the dunes where her and the owner (Beth) instructed us. Both very friendly and helpful. We got to try both standup boarding and lie down boarding - tiring but good...More

Thank Dylan S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

First let me preface this review by stating it is being written by someone who is not very fit & is not very adventurous! This activity was planned by someone else in our group & I went along without researching first. I had no idea...More

Thank DMSmithbtf
Anne B, Public Relations Manager at Alter Action Sandboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. You are right our activity is a bit scary for some people because especially the lie down boarding is a very fast sport zooming head first down thedune. That is why...More

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