Huacachina Sports & Outdoors

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    Dune Buggy & Sandboarding

    by Rickman77 Written Jun 5, 2005

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    If you go to Huacachina definetly do the dune buggy tour. Several hostels offer them and they are all about the same. Expect to pay around $10 for a two hour tour. A little bit expensive but worth every sole of it if you are an adrendaline junky.

    In your two hours you tear through a picturesque desert in dune buggy with several stops for pictures and sandboarding. The sandboarding is fun but it isn´t half the thrill of snowboarding. The dune buggy ride however is amazing. It´s better than any roller coaster that I have been on. Be prepared to scream!

    Equipment: All equipment (sandboards) are provided.

    If you are going to bring a camera make sure that you have a good bag to keep it in as sand gets everywhere.

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    Dynamic of Nature

    by o00o Written Jun 24, 2004

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    Sand boarding in Huacachina the dune complexes are dynamic in Nature. This means they are constantly moving and changing form and they have very little or no vegetation at all. Dunes move up to 10m during a week.

    Well done, have a good try.
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    Safe and Fun

    by o00o Written Jun 24, 2004

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    Sand boarding is safe and fun because we use specifically designed boards and binding systems support and protect your ankles, enabling you to carve effortlessly down some of the biggest dunes in the Inka world.

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    Sand Dune

    by o00o Written Jun 24, 2004

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    It's the best of both worlds-- and it's available year-round. You don't have to wait for the surf, you don't have to wait for the season, you don't have to catch a wave. It's never flat, never melted, it's always there.

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    Sand surfing in the Huacachina Dunes

    by darthmilmo Written Nov 11, 2002

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    Sand boarding was a frightening experience my first day, not as frightening with some alcohol in your body as I will learn a few nights later :). Anyways, my first day was frightening. The walk up the sand dune is tiring to say the least, but the view from the desert on top is amazing. I did some practice on a small sand dune on the back, but ended up falling down every time. I ended up sitting down on my board on the way down :). I didn't stand up until I was almost at the end. Interestingly enough, I found out that if you take your fear of falling, sand boarding is an excellent experience. I manage to go down a few times one night under the light of the full moon and after consuming one too many beers. I'm afraid I may have not done it if I had been entirely sober :P.

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    Sandboard

    by gonzo747 Written Jan 13, 2006

    Huacachina is a great place to do some sandboarding.
    Keep in mind that the walk up the dunes is very intense and sandboarding makes you dirty, defenately if you're a rookie like me.

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    What to Bring?

    by o00o Written Jun 24, 2004

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    The beauty about sand boarding is contrary to popular belief, the sand is not abrasive. Thus short and T-Shirt is all you need. No padding and no extreme weather gear is necessary.

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    Instructor

    by o00o Written Jun 24, 2004

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    Probably the biggest attraction of sand boarding is the relative ease of learning.

    An absolute beginner will pick it up with in a day, given the right instructor.

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    Easy to Learn

    by o00o Written Jun 24, 2004

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    It is also the best way to learn the fundamentals of snow boarding as the basic principles are the same, our expert boarders will show you how easy it is.

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    Easy to Learn Sand Boarding

    by o00o Written Jun 24, 2004

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    The best part about sand boarding is that it is easy to learn and accessible to the absolute beginner - so fear not, just a slide away!

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    The Origins

    by o00o Written Jun 24, 2004

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    The roots came from the pure board sports of surfing and snowboarding, sand boarding offers the exhilaration of surfing and the freestyle maneuvers of riding the snow.

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    Sand Board rentle

    by o00o Updated Jun 24, 2004

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    Sandboarding is a combination of surfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding. It's like a day at the beach and a day on the slopes tied into one.

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