Sandboarding is hugely popular in Vina del Mar. The group I was with was keen to try. After my morning, I was keen to watch.
It’s just like you think – snowboarding except with sand. There are giant dunes and the only way to get to the top is by foot making the climb up in sand a little more difficult than it seems.
Here’s the climb up:
Me climbing to the top sans sandboard:
Here’s a shot of the actual sandboarders at the top:
And once you get to the top, and peek over, here’s the spectacular view – well worth the (exhausting) walk up: