Photo of the day: Sandboarding

2013-12-11 12:55

Sandboarding in Cape Town

2012-02-20 15:34

Downhill Adventures are the pioneers of sandboarding in Cape Town. News24 spent the morning out on the sand dunes finding out how much fun this exciting adventure sport is. WATCH

Around summer time every year, the beaches get crowded and all the shady spots are taken. The ocean traffic peaks as surfers flock into the seas and you can hardly get past the rows of tanning bodies, to get a swim in. Be different this year; why not go sandboarding?

Sure, the sand is hot and the sun is searing, but when you’re sliding down a dune at a relatively fast pace with breaks of breeze cooling your face, the hot sun will be the last thing you'll be thinking about.

Downhill Adventures in Cape Town boasts of being the first and best in sandboarding. If you’re keen to try something new this season, opt for a lesson in sandboarding with the Downhill Adventures crew, that will take you to the dunes of Betty’s bay or Atlantis.

Today’s photo of the day, by Instagram user, jj_jose, perfectly displays how surfing dunes can be just as fun as surfing waves.  

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