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Address: 85366 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8533
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+1 541-997-8087
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Experience the Oregon Dunes and Family Fun Park at Sandland Adventures....

Experience the Oregon Dunes and Family Fun Park at Sandland Adventures. Offering tours of the dunes since 1987, our professional drivers will show you a great time while you travel across an impressive natural wonder of endless shifting sand. You will also experience unique tree islands, various wildlife and the spectacular Siuslaw River.  Choose an exhilarating dune ride on our Sand Rails or a relaxing tour on our Giant Dune Buggies.  Our one hour tours also include traveling down our Pacific Ocean Beach.  Large or small groups can be accommodated on either tour. For those who prefer speed and excitement, try either a half hour 10 mile tour or an hour 20 mile tour. These 7 to 10 passenger Long Travel Sand Rails have over 20” of suspension travel and plenty of horsepower to take you on an exhilarating ride. If you prefer a slower pace, enjoy our interpretive Giant Dune Buggy Tour with many picture opportunities. Informative, scenic and fun describes this one hour dune buggy tour covering approximately 8 miles of dunes and 2 miles of ocean beach. Climbing and descending through the most beautiful, impressive dunes will be an unforgettable experience.After your dune ride, you can bump and splash on our Bumper Boats, race on our Grand Prix style Go-Kart Track, play a round of Miniature Golf or take a ride on the Cloverline Railroad. We are located less than one mile south of Florence on Hwy 101.

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We went on the Sand Rail ride. This was fast, thrilling and so enjoyable. Our driver was incredible. We never realized how far the dunes go until we were on top of one looking out... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Smithton, Illinois
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Smithton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the Sand Rail ride. This was fast, thrilling and so enjoyable. Our driver was incredible. We never realized how far the dunes go until we were on top of one looking out across what looked like a never-ending desert. We would highly recommend Sandland Adventures. This was a highlight of our trip.

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks Shawn for a wonderful ride. We brought 3 kids (3, 7, 10) and also my mother-in-law, so 3 generations worth. We did the 30 minute ride and it was an amazing time. The kids asked to do it for longer right when it ended. I would definitely recommend this for a family activity.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Sandrail Tour is awesome! We visited in December just before Christmas! The team were fantastic and really accomodating! Shaun or driver did a top job! Thumbs up for us Aussies!

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Thank DanClarke87
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Me and a friend wanted to go on a dune tour but we're a bit worried by all of the negative reviews that other places. This place was AMAZING.. front counter staff was very polite and shared in the excitement and put guide was a great guy. You could tell he loved what he did. Will recommend this place to... More 

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Thank Chris S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This was a work trip we all decided to have some fun. I was not disappointed. It was awesome, adrenaline, heart racing, frantic and intense. Lots of screams. Definitely an activity for the family, business trips whatever. I never felt I was in danger. (Well my eyes were always closed). Go do it.

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Wanted to take to the dunes, but not drive a dune buggy...next best thing, go with a pro on a BIG dine buggie. There were 7 of us on the big dunetser...Mike was our driver and he is skilled! We got the best ride, safe, yet fast and thrilling. Up the dunes, sideways, speeding..everything you could want our of a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Have been here twice. In December, the caves were full of sea lions, in September a ghost town. There is a short walk to the elevator to take you to the cave. There is a strong fish smell. Well worth it when there are sea lions in the cave, not so much when empty.

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Vernon, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband and I rented a dune buggy too see the dunes of the Oregon Coast. It was so much fun. We drove all over the dunes and had a great time. The dunes were so beautiful and it was fun to speed over them together in a dune buggy. If you want to do something super exhilarating try driving... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went on the adventure sand buggy ride and it was fabulous! Be prepared to get sand EVERYWHERE! So much fun and the kids had a blast!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Had no idea there were such huge dunes in Florence, Oregon. We found some info about Dune Buggy rides, investigated and found Sandland Adventures. We took the Sandrail tour, with a professional driver and had a blast. Very exciting for sure! This was well worth the time and money, because we had SO MUCH FUN! Great place to go!

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