Mandurah Cruises have recommenced operations with their NEW Dolphin & Scenic Marine Cruise available daily at 10am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3pm.
A message from Mandurah Cruises: "The health and safety of our guests and staff is our absolute priority. We are taking extra measures to ensure we are operating at the highest of health and safety standards to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All staff have completed the ‘AHA Hospitality & Tourism COVID-19 Hygiene Course’, a COVID-19 safety plan has been implemented and hygiene officer present each day, as required by the Western Australian Government to operate during this recovery period."
Experience the best of Western Australia’s incredible natural environment on 1-hour, half-day or full-day marine adventures with Mandurah Cruises. They are located in Mandurah, Western Australia, less than 1 hour south of Perth by train or car.
There’s a cruise for everyone, exploring the vast, calm, inland waterways and Indian Ocean...
Encounter Western Australia’s best dolphin population – Choose from their DOLPHIN & SCENIC MARINE CRUISE which offers guests the opportunity to encounter playful wild dolphins in their natural environment, see Blue Swimmer Crabs and Western Rock Lobster up close, cruise through Mandurah's luxury canals, view the regions vast wetlands and their abundant bird life and more. Or the 1.5 Hour Dolphin Island Adventure which circumnavigates the Mandurah Island, exploring the vast Peel Inlet & Indian Ocean. It's the ultimate 1.5 hour wildlife safari cruise where dolphins are guaranteed or you cruise again for FREE!
Embark on a luxury Seafood Experience – Choose from the 3 Hour Wild Seafood Experience where they will take you crayfishing in the Indian Ocean before enjoying a delicious seafood banquet on board, featuring the fresh catch and other local seafood paired with unlimited wines, beers and soft drinks. Or check out the 2 Hour Catch & Eat Crab Tour for a crabbing adventure in the Peel Inlet or 2, 4 or 8 Hour Fishing Tours & Charters.
Experience the magic of Christmas aboard the Christmas Lights Cruises. Sing along to Christmas Carol favourites and join in the Christmas cheer as you cruise through the magical wonderland of Christmas lights, illuminating and reflecting onto the water from Mandurah’s luxury canal homes. Cruising every night in December through to mid-January!
If you’re after a relaxing half day on the water, then join Mandurah Cruises for a Murray River Lunch Cruise or learn about the region’s rich indigenous history and culture on a Dreamtime Cruise. They also offer seasonal and special event cruises across the year.
Mandurah has a population of 120 resident dolphins with hundreds more along the coast. Mandurah Cruises is a proud sponsor of Murdoch University's Mandurah Dolphin Research Project and the Mandurah Dolphin Rescue Group. The region’s vast wetlands are Ramsar listed (declared by the UN as a natural site of worldwide importance) and are an important site for rare North Asian migratory birds (October to March) as well as resident birds including pelican, ospreys, cormorants and more. Mandurah Cruises is a proud sponsor of the Shorebird 2020 Count.
Discover the unique marine world that Mandurah is so famous for, on an interactive 1 hour 15 minute cruise through the city’s calm, inland waterways.
Spot playful wild dolphins as they feed, rest and play in their natural environment*. Mandurah is home to Western Australia’s largest population of residential Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins – around 120 dolphins reside here!
Renowned for being one of Australia’s oldest fishing towns, Mandurah’s waterways produce some of the most highly prized seafoods including the blue swimmer crab and Western Rock Lobster. Watch as our your tour guide showcases how to catch these iconic creatures and see them up close in the onboard live tank.
Explore the city’s 20+ kilometres of illustrious canals, framed with luxurious homes and then cruise into the region’s vast wetlands, protected by the United Nations as a natural site of worldwide importance.
Here you can use the binoculars to look for pelicans, ospreys, black swans and other water birds.
Along the way you will also see significant heritage protected landmarks and important cultural sites that still stand today.
Kids (and kids at heart), help the Captain drive from the custom steering wheel at the front of the boat.
Sit back and relax, as you take in the sights and help yourself to complimentary coffee.
Your knowledgeable tour guide and captain will provide live commentary throughout the cruise. If you have any questions about the unique marine environment and region, don’t hesitate to ask them!
* Please note: Mandurah’s dolphins are wild creatures viewed in their natural environment and while likely, we are unable to guarantee sightings on this cruise. Please book on our Dolphin Island Adventure for guaranteed dolphin sightings.
Experience the ultimate 1.5-hour wildlife adventure, as you circumnavigate the Mandurah Island on board our safari vessel - 'Spirit of Adventure'.
Mandurah is home to the largest residential population of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins in Western Australia - with 80 inland and hundreds more along our coast. Encounter our playful, wild dolphins on this tour - guaranteed or you'll cruise again. Free!*
Witness the beauty of internationally recognised wetlands and their abundant bird life, including pelicans, ospreys and rare North Asian migratory birds (October to March).
Cross the Peel-Harvey Estuary, which is the largest estuary system in WA's South West and twice the size of Sydney Harbour - 136 square kilometres!
Continue through the Dawesville Cut, a man-made channel between the Peel-Harvey Estuary and out onto the Indian Ocean for an adventurous ride back along our stunning coastline.
Learn about the dolphins, our unique marine environment, and the region’s past, present and future from our knowledgeable tour guides live commentary.
Embark on a 3-hour, wild crayfishing experience aboard our luxury vessel, the Reel Affair II.
Cruise out into the Indian Ocean and help haul up pots, before handling and learning all about the crayfish ( Western Rock Lobster) from our experienced crew.
On returning to the calm inland waters of the estuary, the crew cook and serve a delicious 5-course seafood banquet, featuring the freshly caught crayfish, Mandurah blue swimmer crabs (seasonal), sashimi salmon, freshly-shucked oysters, West Australian king prawns, marinated West Coast octopus, Australian barramundi, plus side dishes and dessert.
This is enjoyed with a fine selection of local wines, beers and soft drinks as you cruise Mandurah's picturesque waterways.
Join us for a unique and exciting adventure, catching Mandurah’s famous Blue Swimmer Crabs.
Departing from Mandurah Quay, cruise out into the Peel Inlet on board our luxurious crabbing vessel, with our expert crabbing crew.
Pull up nets, before we make our way to the unspoiled Boundary Island to go ‘scooping’ in the shallows.
Once back on board, our crew will prepare and cook the freshly-caught crabs, served with condiments and complimentary soft drinks.
Experience the magic of Christmas with your family and friends on board Mandurah Cruises’ Christmas Lights Cruises. Sing along to Christmas carol favourites and join in the Christmas cheer as you cruise through the wonderland of Christmas lights, illuminating and reflecting onto the water from Mandurah’s luxury canal homes.
This spectacular annual event sees Mandurah's luxury canal homes decorated with millions of illuminated Christmas lights and amazing Christmas themed-displays. Expect traditional Christmas trees, Santas, snowmen, reindeer & sleds, twinkling stars and snow globes plus the Aussie touch of dolphins & kangaroos in displays, opulent stairways, private jetties, watercrafts and joyful carols sung from the balconies!
Plus, enjoy FREE Christmas entertainment by carolling choirs, meet Santa and his elves at the departure jetty and join in best dressed and photo competitions.
Book your Christmas Lights Cruise early, as tickets sell out very quickly. Make sure you don’t miss out on the best vantage point to see WA's best festive display!
Departing every night at 7:30pm and 8:45pm, from 1st December to early-January.
Private chartered Christmas Lights Cruises are also available with catering and beverage options.
Enjoy a relaxing half-day lunch cruise exploring Mandurah’s picturesque waterways, the Peel Inlet and serene Murray River.
Start the morning cruising through the beautiful Mandurah city centre, then past the vast wetlands abounding with diverse water birds and across the Peel Inlet where you may spot our resident dolphins.
Enjoy a delicious lunch (see menu) on board, served upon entering the serene, winding Murray River. Sit back, relax and take in the stunning scenery, passing quaint homes and an array of flora and fauna on the river, cruising as far as the Murray River Bridge (Forrest Highway).
Stop at the Coopers Mill heritage island site (pending weather & jetty access), where afternoon tea will be served and you are welcome to wander or follow our tour guide to learn more about the mill. The day concludes with a cruise back to Mandurah.
Western Australia is famous for its stunning sunsets and there’s no better way to catch nature’s nightly show than on board our Sunset Tapas Cruise.
On Saturday evenings from January to May, enjoy a cruise set against a beautiful golden sunset that will stop at Catch 22 Tapas and Cocktail Lounge for all you can eat tapas.
Departing from Catch 22 in Dolphin Quay, we'll cruise through Mandurah's canals, up to the Peel-Harvey Estuary, and back towards the ocean entrance as the sun sets on the horizon. From here we'll make our way to the marina waterfront Catch 22 Tapas and Cocktail Lounge for all you can eat tapas and stunning twilight skies.
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