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Gold Coast Catch a Crab Tour with Optional Seafood Lunch

  • Enjoy a specially-prepared seafood lunch on the banks of the Tweed River
  • Learn about oyster farming on Terranora Lake, and sample the oysters too
  • Learn more about the Tweed River’s residents at the educational Crab Cave
Gold Coast Catch a Crab Tour with Optional Seafood Lunch
From US$51.94
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Australia’s rivers and lakes are teeming with exciting wildlife, and this morning trip along the Tweed River gives you a unique opportunity to get close to them and see them in their natural habitat. Make friends with the pelicans, go ‘pumping’ for yabbies, catch some big local mud crabs and learn about the local river ecosystem from your guide.
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Home to the Giant Crab!

Fun, Food & Adventure for the whole family.  For a memorable holiday experience join one of an amazing river adventure tours. Enjoyed by all ages Catch a Crab tour is a truely unforgettable experience. Trapping for crabs, fishing, feed the friendly wild pelicans, pump for yabbies and experience the Australian outdoor lifestyle.... its so much fun.  Guided demonstrations of oyster farming, see the  Crab Cave attraction with aquariums full of Sea life & educational displays.

Visit the Birds Bay Oyster Farm where visitors can sample the famous Terranora Lakes Oysters  freshly opened, natural or prepared by the farm chef in you choice of style. Enjoy lunch in an idyllic setting on the banks of the Tweed river. Crab and oyster dishes are our specialty dine in or take away. Premium Fresh Australian Seafood at its best, wild caught crab and fresh farm oysters

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
It was a nice day out.

We enjoyed the day out. The organisers made it fun. The lunch we picked was fabulos (chilli crab) however it would have been nice to have had the proper forks to get onto crab. They had a hammer on the bench that you had to...More

Thank roddy_mcfarlane
Lward2, Owner at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the excellent rating!

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Beautiful Day Out

This trip was part of a 50th birthday present, as he is very hard to buy for. We had a party of 4, and were assigned a table of our own to sit and place our possessions. This tour is perfect for overseas tourists, and...More

Thank TracyM1854
Lward2, Owner at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tracy. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. We really appreciate the excellent 5-star rating! We're happy to discount the tour by 25% for your family, or for any of your friends & family who visit the area :)

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Something different in a consumption oriented holiday destination

There is no doubt the Catch a Crab tour is highly 'organised'. Getting crabs from pre-laid (and pre-loaded) crab pots in an overused and fishstock depleted river environment challenges belief. But, that's not the point. Rather, going out on a largish tour boat and doing...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile
Really great fun for our family of 6, with young children.

This was our second trip with Catch a Crab for our family. My husband and I wanted to return when all the kids could participate. Our kids are 11,9,7 and 4. The cruise on the water was relaxing, I enjoyed just sitting back and looking...More

Thank Lan T
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear Lan, There is nothing better than when we have repeat clients, especially families like yours, that continue to enjoy the Catch a Crab experience. Its true that there is never a dull moment on board, and its great to hear that all your kids...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile
Fun Activity

Went with my 8 and 15 year old boys . They both enjoyed it immensely as did I . Pumping for yabbies , catching tiny crabs , pulling up the crab net and finding huge crabs inside and fishing in the river ! My 8...More

Thank Tiasha M
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11 June 2018|
Response from Lan T | Reviewed this property |
My boys had no problems with motion sickness as the cruise is only along the river banks and water is fairly calm.