Water activity

Mandurah: Dolphin and Views Cruise with Optional Lunch

Activity provider: Mandurah Cruises

Mandurah: Dolphin and Views Cruise with Optional Lunch

Activity provider: Mandurah Cruises
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From US$ 21.81 per person

Discover the unique marine world that Mandurah is famous for on an interactive 1-Hour cruise through the city’s calm, inland waterways and canals. Meet the playful wild dolphins and other wildlife.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 75 minutes
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise Mandurah’s calm inland waterways and illustrious canals
  • See wild dolphins as they feed, rest, and play in their natural environment
  • Watch a western rock lobster and blue crab catch demonstration up close
  • Spot pelicans, ospreys, swans, and other water birds on the region’s wetland
  • Learn about heritage protected landmarks and important cultural sites
Full description

Explore the waterways of Mandurah on a cruise that will help you to get to know about this special area and its wildlife. Meet Western Australia’s largest local population of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins and watch as they feed, rest, and play in their natural environment.

Watch a western rock lobster and blue swimmer crab catch demonstration and see these iconic creatures up close. Explore the city’s 20+ kilometers of illustrious canals, framed with luxurious homes.

Cruise through the region’s wetlands, protected by the United Nations as a natural site of worldwide importance, where you’ll spot pelicans, ospreys, swans, and other water birds. Along the way, see significant heritage-protected landmarks and important cultural sites.

Your tour guide and captain will provide live commentary throughout the cruise.

Kids can help the Captain drive from the custom steering wheel at the front of the boat and peek through giant binoculars in search of wildlife.

If choosing the 11:30 AM departure, you can also enjoy a delicious lunch on board from Western Australia's favorite fish and chips shop, Cicerello’s. Note: The lunch must be purchased directly - Contact Mandurah Cruises on +61 8 9581 1242 to add lunch to your booking.

Includes
  • 60-75 minute cruise
  • Skipper and tour guide
  • Live commentary
  • Alcoholic & soft drinks (available for purchase)
  • Instant tea/coffee ($1)
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Optional: fish & chips lunch on board available on the 11:30 AM cruise only. Must be purchased directly - Contact Mandurah Cruises on +61 8 9581 1242 to add this to your booking.
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

73 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah, Western Australia 6210. Please arrive at the jetty 15 minutes prior to departure.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • High-heeled shoes
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Drones
  • Non-folding strollers

Know before you go

  • Minimum numbers apply for this tour to operate. There is a possibility of cancelation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet the requirements. If this occurs, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Tours operate in all weather conditions
  • Dolphins are wild and in their natural environment so sightings cannot be guaranteed
  • Western rock lobster/blue swimmer crab catch demonstrations are not performed during their season closures
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 245 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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I made a mistake and booked the wrong day, but that was no problem and was told not to worry about it. It did not appear as if we would see dolphins (the purpose of the trip) but the skipper was determined and we were rewarded with a pod doing all the usual dolphin tricks at the very end of the trip. Mandurah looks so different from the water, well worth the trip. All the staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. Happy Granddaughter.

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January 22, 2021

The Canal Cruise was excellent. We were lucky to see several dolphins which swam near the boat, much to the delight of the passengers! The fish and chips that we ordered were delivered very soon after we left the jetty and were delicious, and at a reasonable cost - a very thoughtful addition to the cruise. In addition, the seating was very comfortable, and the informative commentaries were very interesting to hear. Tea and coffee was also available and also toilet facilities. Everything was well organised, and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Highly recommended.

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February 1, 2020

I took 9 year old twin granddaughters and they had an amazing time, so good in fact that I booked the Christmas lights tour as a gift for their family. They were thrilled that this would be their Christmas present and can't wait for it to come around. It was a perfect day, we only saw one dolphin but they were so excited by it. Thank you for an very special experience.

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October 4, 2019

Product ID: 83628