3.5Hr Catch a Crab Tour & Seafood Plate Lunch

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What could be more thrilling than the adventure of catching crabs, coupled with the ultimate satisfaction of enjoying your catches for a delicious lunch?

Tweed Heads is a beautiful suburb of Gold Coast and a mecca for those who love to catch waves, swim, paddle or go fishing. The region also boasts of abundant natural wealth and is famous for crab-catching tours. Experience the original crabbing and wildlife adventure of Gold Coast on this tour!

As you cruise along the Tweed River, take in the amazing views of the protected natural environment and calm waters and recharge yourself with a refreshing cup of morning tea. The vessel used for this crab-catching adventure is purpose-built with sheltered areas and comfortable seats. The journey can’t get smoother than this!

There are plenty of fun-filled activities waiting for you on this tour. Feel your excitement skyrocket as you catch crabs from the river. Pay attention to the commentary by the knowledgeable crew to learn more about the art of crabbing and its age-old practices.

Then, discover the joy of feeding the local pelicans! Embrace the Disney character in you as the eager birds gracefully gather around you. You can even try your hand at pumping for yabbies! If neither of these activities interest you, go fishing!  Do not worry, all the necessary equipment for the activities are provided on board.

The delicious seafood platter lunch is prepared using freshly caught wild crabs, ensuring the best taste and quality.  So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruits of your labour.

Hop on to enjoy the best of Gold Coast! Book before it is too late.

  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Cruise Menu
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location 11/17 Birds Bay Drive, West Tweed Heads

  • Boards 09:45

  • Departs 10:00

  • Returns 13:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • 3.5hr of crabbing and wildlife adventure down the Tweed River
  • Cruise on a sheltered purpose built vessel
  • Take part in activities such as fishing, catching crabs, pumping for yabbies, feeding pelicans, etc
  • All necessary equipment for the activities will be provided on board
  • Tour operational oyster farms and learn about their functioning
  • Pay attention to the informative commentary by the knowledgeable crew to learn about oyster farms, crabbing, etc
  • Morning tea is served on board
  • The lunch served on board features a platter prepared with fresh catches

Cruise Menu

Additional Information

  • Please reach the location 10 mins prior to the boarding time.
  • Cancellation and cruise transfer policies vary from cruise to cruise. Please contact our cruise consultant (+612) 82967351 for more details.
  • Abundance of free parking onsite at the tour location at 11/17 Birds Bay Drive, West Tweed Heads in New South Wales.
  • The tour & boat activities are 3 to 3.5 hours in duration. Most guests spend 30 minutes exploring and taking photos around our onshore facility, Birds Bay Oyster Farm. 
  • These Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which you (on behalf of yourself and any person on whose behalf you are booking, together "you" or "your") book through Australian Cruise Group Pty Ltd ABN 89 152 554 302 (referred to as, we, us and our, in these Terms and Conditions) for all bookings, reservations, products and cruises operated by us including Sydney Showboats, Magistic Cruises, Clearview Cruises, Cruising Restaurants of Sydney, Magistic Events, and any other cruises, websites, operations or entities operated by us. These Terms and Conditions constitute the agreement between you and us

Terms Of Services

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  • Adult Price

    from $135

  • Child (2–13 years)

    from $80


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