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Mandurah Dolphin and Scenic Canal Cruise

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View spectacular wild dolphins, in their natural environment, on the pristine and calm Mandurah waterways. Cruise through the Venetian Canals and see luxurious canal homes where no expense has been spared. See the world renowned RAMSAR listed Creery Wetlands with its abundance of birdlife, all whilst enjoying informative commentary. Less than an hour south of Perth and easily accessible, the 1-hour Dolphin & Scenic Canal cruise is the perfect way to sit back, relax and take in the breathtaking Peel Inlet.
  • Encounter local wildlife on this cruise of the Mandurah estuary
  • Spot wild dolphins and a number of different bird species in this area
  • Learn about the region and its wildlife with commentary from the guides
  • Multiple departure times to suit your schedule
What to Expect
Arrive at your boat in Mandurah to begin your one hour tour of the waterway. Take a scenic ride through the Ocean Marina to spot some incredible luxury homes before heading out to Peel Inlet and the estuary. These shallow waters are the perfect place to view dolphins playing, eating, and resting in their natural habitat. Look upwards to spot some of the 130 bird species that also reside in the Creery Wetlands. Learn about all the wildlife in the area from your guide while enjoying the relaxing cruise. Enjoy an extra half hour of cruising for the noon and 1pm departures with a stop at a local fish and chip shop—not included in the price of the tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Unit 6/73 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah WA 6210, Australia
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Tour escort/host
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This cruise was wonderful was a great outing with my grandsons. If your going to do it it’s best the first cruise in the morning

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Julzzw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are friendly. The view is beautiful but unfortunately, we do not see any dolphins. This is my 3rd time with this cruise and so far I have never seen dolphins.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ouhf
CathyG1983, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ouhf, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor - it is a shame you did not see the dolphins, as you can appreciate they are wild and at times are not cruising through when the tour is operating however we do have a...More

Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

It was a fun trip and we saw some dolphins and other animals. Very easy to find and friendly staff :)

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alex S
CathyG1983, Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for your review; it is nice to hear we have a good experience

Reviewed 21 July 2019

I visited my 6 year old niece and 5 year old nephew in their school holidays. First week almost wasted because of the bad weather in Perth. Eventually we managed to get a chance for a day out. We booked the trip online which was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank miaGrogan
CathyG1983, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2019

Hello miaGrogan, Thank you for your 5 star Trip Advisor review and for taking the time to cruise with us. We appreciate you mentioning about the fishing line, we are still working with the Dolphin Rescue Group to free the dolphin Luca - hopefully we...More

Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

Thank you Nicolas and Bree for a very informative and fun trip around the canals. We were so close to many dolphins and the grand kids had an amazing time as did we. It was a great trip and our special thanks to Nicholas and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Vicki I
CathyG1983, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

Hello Vicki I, Thank you for your 5 star review on Trip Advisor - we are pleased to hear yourself and the grandkids had a great time on board and we will pass on your kind words to the crew. We hope to see you...More

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Liz L
21 September 2019|
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Response from Megan C | Reviewed this property |
The dolphin cruse was only in the rivers and canals, so completely calm.
13 September 2019|
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Response from Megan C | Reviewed this property |
It is a bit of a walk, so get the free bus, departure point just behind the tourist office.
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