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Merzouga Desert Tours and Activities


SANDBOARDING MERZOUGA DESERT ACTIVITY is an adventure activity that involves riding down sand dunes on a board similar to a snowboard.

Merzouga is a small village in the southeast of Morocco, known for its stunning sand dunes reaching up to 150 meters in height. Sandboarding in Merzouga has become a popular activity for tourists visiting the region.

The sandboarding experience usually starts with a camel ride to the sand dunes, where you can enjoy the beautiful desert scenery before strapping on your board and riding down the slopes.

There are different levels of difficulty depending on the size and steepness of the dunes, so both beginners and experienced sand boarders can find a challenge that suits them.


1 Hour Sandboarding Tour with Camel Ride: Experience the best of both worlds with our 1-hour Sandboarding Tour combined with a Camel Ride. If you choose to do this in the evening, you’ll have the chance to witness the mesmerizing sunset over the dunes. 

Your adventure begins in the village, where we’ll meet you. From there, your camel ride will commence, taking you into the heart of the dunes. In the midst of the desert, you’ll pause to enjoy sandboarding on the majestic Erg-Chebbi dunes.

Walking & Sandboarding in the Dunes: For the hiking and trekking enthusiasts, our Walking & Sandboarding option is the perfect match. Venture into the Erg-Chebbi dunes on foot, immersing yourself in the breathtaking landscape of Merzouga Sahara desert. 

We’ll meet you in Merzouga village, where you can rent sandboards from us. Our knowledgeable guide will accompany you, ensuring you have a memorable experience as you explore the golden dunes and enjoy the thrill of sandboarding.

Sandboarding Tour by Jeep or Quad Biking: If camel riding isn’t your preference or you’re seeking a different kind of adventure, consider combining Sandboarding with a Jeep or Quad Biking tour. This option is ideal for those who can’t or don’t wish to ride camels. 

You can add the Sandboarding activity to our Merzouga Quad Biking or 4×4 Desert Excursion. These tours will take you on an exploration of various captivating locations around Merzouga, offering a unique perspective of the desert.

These Sandboarding programs in Merzouga provide diverse opportunities to explore the stunning desert landscapes and enjoy the exhilaration of sandboarding, all while accommodating various preferences and levels of adventure.


Morocco Sandboarding in Merzouga is a thrilling adventure activity that offers a unique and unforgettable experience that will take you to explore The stunning views of the Erg Chebbi dunes against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains making for an awe-inspiring sight.

Sandboarding down the dunes at high speeds provides an adrenaline rush similar to snowboarding or surfing, making it an excellent option for adventure seekers. 

The activity is affordable and suitable for all levels, with the soft and forgiving sand providing a safe landing for beginners. Additionally, sandboarding in Merzouga offers the opportunity to ride the camels into the dunes of Erg-Chebbi.


      • Dress in layers, as the desert can be hot during the day and cool at night.
      • Bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and sufficient water.
      • Respect local customs and traditions.
      • Consider extending your stay if possible, as a longer desert experience allows for deeper exploration and relaxation.
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If you would like to customize your trip, let us know your preferences and we will work with you to create a tailor-made itinerary that meets your needs.

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