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Catch a Crab

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11-17 Birds Bay Dr | Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
+61 7 5599 9972
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An Experience of a lifetime: Enjoyed by all ages, the multi-award-winning "Catch-a-Crab" tour offers a truly unforgettable experience. From the moment you step aboard, you'll take part in an exciting range of fun activities. You'll see some of the natural wonders of this spectacular region up close and catch a glimpse of the unique Australian lifestyle. Enjoy activities of pelican feeding, trapping for crabs, fishing, yabbie pumping (tide permitting) learn how we farm our oysters and enjoy freshly opened oysters in the riverside oyster farm cafe. Try Freshly cooked mudcrab or spanner crab combined with local oysters or one our mixed seafood platters for a delicious seafood experience.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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11-17 Birds Bay Dr | Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
+61 7 5599 9972
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank atish189
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an enjoyable and relaxed day trip with Catch a Crab, learning how to fish and catch yabbi. The guide Alanna was very friendly and makes the trip entertaining. Fell in love with the fresh crab lunch, oysters and platter. My family loved the...More

1  Thank Trenice
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Glad that I done this. The whole activity took about 4 hours, including lunch. Involve catching small marines, crabs, fishing. End off with a nice lunch. Friendly and professional staffs.

Thank David O
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Hi David, Thankyou for your satisfying review, we are so happy that you experienced all the fun aspects of Catch a Crab. The team would also like to thankyou for the nice compliment. Please don't hesitate to visit us again!

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Wow! We had the best day catching crabs on the Tweed River with Catch a Crab Tweed. The boat was amazing, the fresh seafood was so tasty and value for money. Loved the friendly staff, defiantly a fun family day out. Thank you Catch a...More

Thank goodvibespilatesyoga
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I am Steve, coming from Hong Kong. I joined the trip for catching crab, fishing and catching lobster with a pumping machine in August 2017. Price is very reasonable and very leisure without any crowding environments. We caught two big mud crab, which was the...More

Thank cwoz2015
Matthew E, Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Steve, We are very please that you and your family enjoyed our tour, our staff try hard to make sure everyone has a memorable experience. Would you mind contacting our office on 0755999972 thank you.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Fresh seafood, friendly staff, a must for visitors to the Tweed. Tours with meals on the Catch a Crab boat are available to explore the the local waterways.More

Thank lifexplored
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear Lifexplored, Thankyou to you and your wife for the recent visit to Catch a Crab, and the great feedback. Being classified as a "must do" whilst on the Tweed is an honour, and we would be happy for you both to return and join...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had an amazing experience here at Catch-a-crab. Elijah and the rest of the crew were very helpful and informative. My son had not caught a fish so one of the crew took him to the back of the boat and showed him how to...More

Thank brownfamjapan
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Brownfam, Thankyou for your show of appreciation with such an excellent review. We train all our team to provide a high personalised level of customer service to our guests, which even includes catching a fish. The combination of fun action packed activities and a...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

On behalf of "Road Runner Yours, Wyong" and all my passengers, I wish to thank all the "Catch a Crab" team for their hospitality and congratulate them on a job well done providing a great day on the water. We all had a wonderfull day...More

Thank hassanamin1950
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear Hassan, The team at Catch a Crab would like to thank Roadrunner Tours and all your great clients for choosing our location as one of your destinations. Its encouraging to hear when fellow Australians, as well as our international guests really enjoy this fantastic...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic few hours on Saturday celebrating my brother-in-law's 70th birthday. With the excellent cooperation of Hewie above, the talented team bent over backwards to ensure Robert a most memorable day - he was still raving about it when he went to bed...More

1  Thank Ian C
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Ian, Thankyou for the fantastic praise and review, there is nothing more satisfying than when our valued guests inform us that we achieved our goal of providing a great experience and happy memories for all involved. The team here sincerely thankyou and your group...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Had two lunch sets to share between two adults and two children, and the servings were more than adequate with two big crabs, chips and oysters. The oysters were off, but the owner changed it to fresh ones immediately and those were lovely. The tour...More

Thank Selena O
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thankyou for the positive feedback Tougei, we are so happy to hear that you had a good experience at Catch a Crab. Due to cyclonic conditions prior to your stay and the closure of our beautiful Terranora lakes for farming, we had to source oysters...More

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Melody C
20 November 2015|
Response from Lward2 | Property representative |
Dear Melody, Yes we can assist with return transfer pick up from hotels in surfers paradise. It is $25 per adult. Pick up time is from 7:30am onwards. We still operate in wet weather. Our boat is sheltered and our staff... More
27 October 2015|
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Response from Lward2 | Property representative |
Dear Yayawu, You may head to our website + select tours & bookings. All the packages are listed on the website with the menu options , prices etc. Our tours are 2 hours on the boat + inc lunch 3 hours. Tour activities... More
30 September 2015|
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Response from Vietnam_rocks8 | Reviewed this property |
The session is pretty laid back and the boat takes many people. Suitable clothes would be something casual that you can get wet in, as you go to catch yabbies in the water. You get to taste the catch but it's only a small... More