Welcome to Mandurah


Mandurah Bridge spans the Mandurah Estuary, which sits between the ocean and the large body of water known as the Peel Inlet. It's one of the best places in the region for fishing, crabbing, prawning (March and April) and dolphin spotting.


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$140.25 Day Trips & Excursions

Penguin Island and Caversham Wildlife Park Day Trip From Perth

Your tour departs Perth by 8.30am and heads to Penguin Island down in the Shoalwater Marine Reserve, south of Perth. Penguin Island is a unique nature reserve that is home to Western Australia’s largest colony of little penguins - the smallest species of penguin in the world. Penguin Island is blessed with beautiful beaches and is surrounded by dazzling, crystal clear waters and also hosts WA's largest colony of Pelicans.The little penguins are very shy and can be difficult to see in the wild but you can get up close and learn all about them with the rangers at the Penguin Discovery Centre. You will get to see them swim and eat fish in their purpose built sanctuary.Aboard a Glass Bottom boat you will tour round the Shoalwater reserve to spot Sea Lions sunbathing on the beach and often see Dolphins playing in the bay. This is followed by lunch at Pengos cafe with food chosen from a menu and cooked fresh for you. After lunch you are transported to Perth's most highly rated Wildlife experience - Caversham Wildlife Park. Located inside Whiteman Park, Caversham Wildlife Park is Perth's premier wildlife experience and a must-see on any visit to Perth. Watch kangaroos and wallabies at play, join in the interactive farm show or get close to a wombat while supervised by a keeper. Learn about captive breeding programs to protect the future of the population of endangered wildlife.  Whilst in Caversham you will also have the chance to watch a live Australian Farm Show - watch Sheep shearing, crack a stock whip, milk a Cow, bottle feed a Lamb, meet a Stockman on horseback, swing a billy, watch sheep dogs mustering the sheep – all the excitement of a true blue Aussie farm! Finish off the day with a visit to a Chocolate factory for tastings of chocolate and a premium vineyard for wine-tastings,  chutneys and liqueurs. Having experienced a huge range of Australian Wildlife experiences and with a tummy full of yummy chocolate, you will be dropped back into Perth around 5.30pm. On rare occasions, the weather or tides may stop the Glass bottom boat and/or Penguin Ferry. When this happens the tour will divert to Mandurah for a scenic Dolphin cruise with lunch held at a restaurant in Mandurah instead.

$88.30 Water Sports

Perth Jetboard Experience at Hillary's Marina

Take your holiday to a whole new level and ride the awesome, outrageously fun Jetboard at the magnificent location of Mandurah! It's easy, quick to learn and most of all FUN!  . Includes safety briefing  Includes all equipment Professional instructor for you and/or your group An experience on the Jetboard is awesome, safe and tailored to meet each individual’s comfort and competency level, meaning it’s as extreme as you want it to be! The beauty of this experience is that it can be done without having any prior experience. The Jetboard is fitted to your feet and blasts water out of specially designed thrust nozzles allowing you to fly in, through and above the water like a super hero!  Suitable for anyone 14 and over this experience is action packed and includes training, personalized instruction and heaps of extreme fun! With only a jet stream holding you in the air, the amazing thrill of Jetboard is an experience like no other and should be an inclusion on all bucket lists!

$66.04 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Murray River Lunch Cruise from Mandurah

Sit back, relax and take in the breathtaking Peel Inlet and serene Murray River on the half day Murray River Cruise. Start the morning viewing spectacular wild dolphins in their natural environment, cruise through the Port Mandurah Canals where you view luxurious canal homes with no expense spared. Continue past the world renowned RAMSAR listed Creery Wetlands, teeming with birdlife and into the Peel Inlet, twice the size of Sydney Harbour and the main breeding and feeding area for local bottlenose dolphins. On entering the serene, winding Murray River you’ll pass quaint homes and see even more wildlife. Enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch on the banks of the Murray River OR you can bring your own picnic to enjoy on the grassed area in front if the restaurant.   The day concludes after a leisurely cruise back to Mandurah.

$36.36 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Mandurah Dolphin Island Adventure

Depart on a thrilling, 1.5hour, wildlife watching journey aboard our supercharged vessel, the Spirit of Adventure. Enjoy guaranteed wild dolphin sightings in their natural habitat, all just an hour from Perth city centre, with our accredited and licensed dolphin watching company. Set sail in the calm waters of Mandurah’s Mandjar Bay and head out via the Port Mandurah Canals, lined with magnificent homes to the Creery Wetlands teeming with birdlife including pelicans, osprey and cormorants. From May to October migration occurs, with sighting of birds from as far as Russia recorded. At any time on the cruise, keep an eye and watch for dolphins. Mandurah has a resident population of around 130 Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins, feeding and playing in the waterways. They may even surf the wake of the boat, something they enjoy doing on the Spirit of Adventure. While onboard, take the chance to learn about the dolphins, the unique marine environment and the regions history from our well-informed tour guides. Once you pass Boundary Island the fun begins; here the captain steps up the speed, cross the vast Peel Inlet, twice the size of Sydney Harbour, and the largest estuary system in South Western Australia Continue through the Dawesville Cut, a purpose built man-made channel, between the Peel-Harvey Estuary and the Indian Ocean. From here the Captain will step up the speed again for a thrilling and adventurous ride in the rugged Indian Ocean waters, bringing you safely back to the Mandurah town centre. This tour may operate in the reverse itinerary.

$155.83 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Full-Day Penguin Island & Mandurah Canal Cruise

• After your Perth city accommodation pickup travel south through suburbia in an air-conditioned coach to travel to Rockingham area. Take a short ferry ride across Shoalwater Bay to Penguin Island to see the star attraction – the little penguins- the smallest species in the world in their habitat & home away from home. Penguin Island has many geographical features, such as cliffs, small sea caves, headlands, beaches, coves, notches and natural bridges. There are also numerous wave-cut platforms. Significant areas of Penguin Island include North Rock, Pelican Bluff, North Beach, McKenzies Well, South Beach, Abalone Point, and Surfers Beach • Explore the Island and the marine park, which abounds with other wildlife including wild dolphins, sea lions, stingrays, pelicans, king skinks and over 50 species of seabirds. • Relax, near the crystal clear waters of Shoalwater Bay or enjoy a short walk on the island (time permitting). • Visit the Penguin Discovery Centre to catch the exciting morning Penguin Feed show where the little fairy penguins are fed fresh fish individually by the islands rangers in their specially built enclosure. • Keep an eye out for nesting pelicans & other sea birds up close especially September & October when their chicks are hatching. • Take photos of these little penguins. Roam around for a while before we board the ferry to return to the mainland. Enjoy the freshness of nature, the ocean waves and sound of nature. • After an interesting time on the island, we cruise back to the mainland and head south to the City of Mandurah. • On reaching Mandurah enjoy a boat cruise to watch playful dolphins in their natural habitat. Dolphins are wild mammals and are very fun loving and frolicking along the cruise boats.  They swim in their pods and are numbered to be over 100 in Mandurah in full breeding season. Watch their antics closely from the boat. • Cruise past the City of Mandurah and admire the magnificent homes that line the banks of the Estuary. • Get some souvenir shopping done when you disembark and find your land legs again at the marina. • Drive back to Perth to conclude your tour at your accommodation or be dropped off to your hotel or other location within Perth CBD and Northbridge. Note: Penguin Island is not available from 2 June to 14 September due to Winter nesting season. (Please check tour availability.)

$155.83 Cultural & Theme Tours

Full-Day Busselton Jetty, Train Ride & Dophin Discovery

• After your city accommodation pick up we travel south passing by the southern suburbia sprawl & Mandurah township to reach Bunbury, one of Australia’s fastest growing townships. • Drive through Bunbury township & visit the Dolphin Discovery Centre, at own pace learn about Dolphins, their wild and playful antics, the creatures living habits, their food habits, view a dolphin skeleton and other highlights about them. • After the exhilarating dolphin knowledge tour at own pace, we travel south again to reach Busselton, one of Australia’s cleanest town at one time & Perth’s holiday destination • Busselton was a very popular farming & forest town in years past & was a major export port for West Australian products. The wooden jetty extending 1.8 kilometres across stunning Geography Bay, the heritage listed Busselton Jetty is the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. Enjoy a train ride on the wooden jetty taking you far into the ocean. • Once the train returns descend 8 metres below to the ocean floor via a spiral staircase to discover an awe-inspiring forest of vividly coloured tropical and sub-tropical corals, sponges, fish and invertebrates that thrive in the area. • This unique building allows visitors to experience one of Australia’s greatest artificial reefs, at Busselton Underwater Observatory ( optional entry at own cost ). • After an enjoyable time enjoying the aquatic sights in Bunbury & Busselton, drive past the picturesque Yalgorup National Park where 10 coastal lakes lie and marvel at the estuary township of Mandurah and Rockingham while travelling back on the Farmer & Kwinana freeway before concluding the tour back to the city of Perth. Fresh light lunch is included.