Dune Buggy Ride on the Oregon Coast
: David Loveall

Dune Buggies & Sandboarding

On the Oregon Coast, we've got lots of sand year-round! Rolling dunes stretch 40 miles (64.37 km) from Florence to Coos Bay at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America. The ever shifting sand creates mountains up to 500 feet (152.40 m) high, encircles coastal lakes, melts into flat ocean beaches and harbors extensive wildlife. 

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A Sandboarding Mom

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Tours, Guides & Rentals

Dune Buggy Tours

Dune buggy and sand rail tours are one of the best ways to see this other-worldly, natural terrain. Learn about the ecological beauty of this sandy habitat. Sign up for milder big buggy tours or wilder adventures on a sandrail. ATV rentals are also a fun way to explore the sand dunes independently.

Sandboarding Florence Dunes by Charlie Chul Jung


This unique, exhilarating board sport shares many elements of snowboarding and surfing, but instead of snow or waves — all you need is sand! Florence's Sand Master Park was the world's first sandboard park, now a sport with international clout. Rent sandboards, get tips from champion boarders and try your luck soaring down the soft, sandy slopes. Adventurous board heads will find endless thrills. Sandboarding is a great family sport too!

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