Te Paki Sand Dunes, Pukenui

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Swoosh down from the soft, slippery heights of Te Paki Sand Dunes, a popular sand boarding spot where deep blue sky meets mounds of pristine sand. The dunes are quite high and steep, so prepare to get the adrenaline pumping as you soar down and clamber back up again. You can bring your own boogie boards with hard, plastic bottoms, or opt to rent sand boards at one of the nearby kiosks. Pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and a scarf to avoid getting sand in your face; you should also bring along water and snacks, as there aren't any places to buy food. The sand gets very hot, so you might also bring socks to wear while sliding. Work out when and for how long to visit Te Paki Sand Dunes and other Pukenui attractions using our handy Pukenui online holiday maker .
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  • Rent a Bodyboarding down the sand dunes for NZD 15, or earlier along the way for 10 NZD. Climbing the dunes and the fun can begin. You have to be on a drempeltje to from the high dunes to boarding. It still seems all style first. But when you lie, there is no way back! The dunes several times gone off, a lot of fun to do! You is now under the sands, but oh well. Tip is to go barefoot.
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  • You have to slid down. Bit of a trek on the climb up, but well worth it!!! Feels like your in the middle of the Sahara  more »
  • This came as a stop on our bus tour for the Cape and 90 Mile Beach. However, we could not get on a board and slide. However, most of our bus had a go and even two of them managed to get down the sand ...  more »
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