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Arniston, Arniston, South Africa
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Good fisherman's spot!

Except for the beautiful beach and '50 shades of blue' ocean, this is also a very popular fishing... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Johanniev
,
Stilbaai, South Africa
Remote and fun if you know how to surf a dune

We spent 3 afternoons on the dunes trying to surf down them. We attempted it with cardboard, wood... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
coconutugly
,
Marbella, Spain
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le dune sulla costa a Arniston
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25 May 2017
“Good fisherman's spot!”
3 May 2017
“Remote and fun if you know how to surf a dune”
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Arniston, Arniston, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Except for the beautiful beach and '50 shades of blue' ocean, this is also a very popular fishing spot.

Thank Johanniev
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 afternoons on the dunes trying to surf down them. We attempted it with cardboard, wood and boogieboards; TO NO AVAIL. If you know how to get down these massive dunes please drop me a line! Quite near the beach parking lot .......More

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a place that is as wild as you choose to make it by simply getting further away from the Arniston village. We ran to the military fence and back. There wasn't another foot print to be seen ! Going 3 kmfurther west, from...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Unless you want a long walk you must come here by 4x4. You feel that you are at the end of the world. Would probably be a great spot to see the sunset, although not sure about the drive back. Evidence of ilegal abalone fishing,...More

Thank colaradopam
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Even when its weather beaten and storming, nothing can compare to the beauty of the wild ocean, raging against the shoreline, or calm and tranquil. For these dunes I suggest a champagne breakfast picnic - check windfinder for wind reports, if u can catch this...More

1  Thank FstaRocka B
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Visited 20 years ago as a kid and always thought it was miles and miles with a 4x4. This time walked and it was 15 minutes if so. Great fishing area. All four caught some fish.

Thank Hotchefs
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Arniston seems to have the most beautiful soft white sand so the rolling dunes stretching out on both sides of the village are really special. Great for kids to run up and down and try there hand with a cardboard box or board to slide...More

Thank FMH1971
Reviewed 12 August 2015

It's quite a long trek to the very end of "Die Plaat" but those wanting a good work out will enjoy the walk. Partly on loose sand (great for the legs), but also on dunes where the sand is nice and firmly compacted. So much...More

Thank Belinda R
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Not really walking distance so unless you are fortunate to own a vehicle to get to the furthest point then I would not recommend this trip. Awesome sunset views, or even a brunch on a gas stove is also nice. This area is also occupied...More

Thank Alberto P
Reviewed 19 November 2014

- beautiful walks in the dunes easily accessible from the hotel - great view of the fishermen setting off in the early morning tide but the gigantic jellyfish on the beach were not so appealing

Thank F A
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