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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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Overview
For a quick day trip from Perth, head out on this scenic dolphin-watching cruise to the Mandurah estuary. Just an hour’s drive from the city, this area is teeming with wildlife including wild dolphins and a number of different bird species. This 1-hour cruise includes time in the Creery Wetlands and scenic canals.
Highlights
  • Encounter local wildlife on this 1-hour 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
  • Enjoy an extra 30 minutes during the 12pm and 1pm cruises
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Mandurah Day Trip

The Dolphin and Scenic Canal Cruise is good value for the money. We were a bit unlucky and did not see any dolphins, but only cruising through the canals and watching the stunning residents is worth the money. Make sure you are covered warm, when...More

1  Thank Gerrit L
CathyG1983, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Gerrit L, Thank you for your Trip Advisor review - much appreciated! We are happy to know you enjoyed your tour regardless of the dolphins playing hide and seek with us on this day and hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, The...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile
Great boat ride

Be early to get the best seat on the boat to watch the dolphine. The boat ride was smooth for enjoy the breautiful bay. We have the chance to see dolphin swimming next to our boat. You must not miss it.More

Thank mohd noor a
Cathy G, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hello mohd noor a, Thank you for your Trip Advisor review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour and the dolphins came out to swim with the boat - they always make us smile. We hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Better than expected

Our cruise was very good, we sat by the window and you get a great view of everything. The crew was very friendly and knowledgeable of the area and explained highlights of the area and this made the trip very enjoyable.

Thank long757shot
Cathy G, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hello long757shot, Thank you for your Trip Advisor review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour and the commentary from our tour guides. We hope to see you again soon! Warm Regards, The Mandurah Cruises Team

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Enjoyable, relaxing cruise with plenty of playful dolphins.

I had done the cruise many times in the past but it was my friend's first time. She was amazed by the canal houses and the playful dolphins. The crew were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.More

2  Thank Peter D
Cathy G, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hello Peter D, Thank you for your wonderful Trip Advisor review! We are so pleased to hear you have recommended us to your friend and she loved the tour. We are so lucky to live in such a wonderful location with an abundance of wildlife...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Great way to see the dolphins

Our cruise was great we sat in the upper deck and you get a great view of everything. The crew were very friendly and knowledgeable and explained the highlights of the area and this made the trip very enjoyable. One issue was with booking as...More

Thank Tony B
Cathy G, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hello Tony B, Thank you for your 5 star Trip Advisor review - much appreciated! It sounds like you enjoyed a wonderful day out in Mandurah despite the issues you experienced. I would like to clarify that our concession rate is the same as the...More

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Response from mohd noor a | Reviewed this property |
I am not too sure as i book at the jetty because i did not plan for activity. The different is not much unless you have a big group.
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