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“WOW! Awesome fun for beginners!”

Sun Buggy & ATV Fun Rentals - Pismo Beach
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US$123.99*
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Pismo Beach Dune Buggy Experience
Ranked #3 of 13 things to do in Oceano
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: ATVs, UTVs, and Dune Buggy rentals right on the beach. The only State Parks Certified Vendor to have ATVs, UTVs, and Dune Buggies all in one place, By Far Sun Buggie has the newest fleet of the Best Name brand vehicles, and the best safety record in the industry! Family Friendly Fun- Come Play on the Dunes - Buggies seat 2, 4, 6, or even 8 persons!
Monterey, California, United States
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“WOW! Awesome fun for beginners!”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

So must of us were new to ATV and Dune Buggy riding on the dunes.... The staff is super helpful and will make a great deal with you and make you feel comfortable. We had a guide take us on the dunes and show us the ropes. The best way to do it - other wise we would have been too nervous. We had fun going down the faces of these huge walls of sand... super scary but we did it!

Visited May 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Lots of fun and no problems!”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

As first timers to the Dunes, we rented from Sun Buggy due to the availability of a 4 seater Dune Buggy. The staff was helpful, courteous and professional from the first clueless phone call to the shuttle ride back to our car. They told us where to go, where not to go, and what/who to avoid. The buggy worked flawlessly and we had no problems whatsoever. There seems to be a lot of competition for ATV rentals out there, but Sun Buggy seems to the 'the place' for multi-seaters. They set us up for a great day out there and we would rent from them again, especially now that we know what to expect out there.

Visited April 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The fun never ends!”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

A friend made a reservation for 12 of us during the middle of the week. We did an early part of the day which gave us the best deal. The folks here are the KINDEST people around! Matthew drove us (and 'Nana' at age 83) out to the sand dunes and the pick up location, all the way being careful not to get too bumpy for Nana! He even took a photo of our group before we began our adventure!

At the helmet/goggle trailer Tony, Jeff, and Nick were the most helpful. The wind was intense and sand was just blowing everywhere so they let us set up our chairs (and pulled out their own picnic table) behind the trailer so that we could be as protected as possible. They fit us all (kids too) with helmets and goggles then had a 'driver meeting' to go over the maps and safety information. In addition to ensuring our understanding of safety and how the buggies worked, they were just plain nice. They told us about how long they had been with the company, why they chose it, etc. AND, while Nana was waiting for everyone, they sheltered her inside so that she didn't get a sand facial! So sweet!

My opinion is that this is one of the safest operations on the dunes. Beware of other drivers, but Sun Buggie is non-stop fun, with a focus on safety! I highly recommend them should you want to try dune buggy or ATVs.

Visited April 2014
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Brooklyn, New York
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78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Awesome way to experience sand”
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Dune buggying (if that's a word) is so awesome! I went with some friends, we had a really fun time. The dunes are intimidating at first but once you get a hang of it, it's amazing.

I will definitely rent from Sun Buggy again, the staff is very friendly. They are helpful and very clear on how to operate everything. I came in shorts and the staff gave me a pair of sweats no charge, they said I was going to be cold. I was very impressed with the staff and how professional they were. My friends throttle was broken and they gave him a gift certificate for the next day. Its rare that you find such spectacular service.

Tips : bring along layers just in case it's gonna be cold. E.g. sweats, sweatshirt... You must wear closed shoes. If you have a gopro camera make sure to bring it, we forgot ours :( make sure your helmet isn't big, otherwise it will shake around and be annoying. If you suspect there is an issue with your vehicle call the staff! We made a mistake and didn't call cause we weren't 100% sure if there was a problem with the vehicle. If we would have called them my friend would have enjoyed way more.

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South San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fun in the sand”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Thank you Shane, My son and I had a fun and safe time racing on the Dunes in Pismo beach. The pointers and information on how to be safe worked perfect. Thanks again for being enthusiastic about your job!!!!

Visited April 2014
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