Water activity

Broome: Mud Crabbing Boat Tour with Lunch and Transfers

Activity provider: Broome Tours Wa

Broome: Mud Crabbing Boat Tour with Lunch and Transfers

Activity provider: Broome Tours Wa

From US$ 175.50 per person

Join a morning catamaran cruise in Broome in search of Kimberley Mud Crabs and explore the mangrove creeks. Get all the equipment needed to catch your very own crab and watch the staff cook it for you.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pick up time will be between 10 and 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time. We will advise you of a pick up time with a text in the afternoon before your cruise once all passengers have specified their location. Please meet us out the front of your accomodation and look out for our white bus. The driver will advise what tour they are from and request a reference to the booking name. We do our best to be punctual however sometimes delays occur at pick up points so please be aware that in some instances the transfer vehicle may run 5 -10 minutes behind.

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a morning catamaran cruise of iconic Roebuck Bay
  • Explore intertwined mangrove creek systems in an adventure tender
  • Secure your very own Kimberley Mud Crab
  • Taste the delicacy that is freshly cooked mud crab
Full description
Your day starts with a complimentary transfer from your accommodation to a beach landing on the shores of Roebuck Bay. From here, you will dip your toes in the calm waters of ‘The Bay’ as you make a shallow wade on to the awaiting transfer tender that takes you to our catamaran ‘Ballena’. On board, you will be greeted by our vibrant crew a, light morning tea and a nice cup of tea, coffee, juice or even a mimosa for those really eager to slip in to holiday mode. As you sip, we will cruise through The Bay admiring it’s unique scenery which includes mangroves, bright turquoise water and striking Pindan rock formations. Cruising over to the incredible creek systems takes about an hour and being a low powered catamaran, there is little noise to disturb the scenic beauty making it the perfect time to relax and unwind ahead of the next few fun filled hours. Arriving at the mouth of the creek system, our expert staff will give you a briefing on what to expect and the best techniques to secure your very own delectable Kimberley Mud Crab. Once we’ve shown you our ways, we will take small groups of up to six on the tender to meander through the intertwined mangroves in search of the highly sought after Kimberley Mud Crabs. Everyone will have a chance to try their luck at picking a prime spot, casting a pot and the ever suspenseful pulling of the pot. For those still on Ballena whilst the others are having a crack at bagging their elusive crab, our staff will ensure you are completely taken care of as you relax on our comfortable shaded decking. Once everyone has enjoyed the excitement that is the quest to secure your very own Kimberley Mud Crab, we will show you how to prepare these delectable morsels before cooking them up for you to be enjoyed on board as we make the cruise back through the bay keeping an eye out for wildlife as we go. Please note: Availability dates for this tour are based on the tide cycle, not particular days of the week. As it is weather and tide dependant, you may be contacted and offered an alternate day if the conditions are deemed unsuitable.
Includes
  • 6-hour adventure cruise
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • All necessary crabbing equipment
  • Morning tea
  • Onboard amenities, toilets, shade, water, and more
  • Access to fully serviced bar
  • Catch permitting, a delectable lunch of freshly cooked Mud Crab
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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