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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.
What to Expect

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

Reviews (36)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Too hurried

Some interesting activities for overseas tourists but all a bit hurried the facilities were good and plenty of informative commentary

Thank croash
Lward2, Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Croash, Thanks for giving us your feedback. We love giving international visitors a taste of the unique lifestyle activities available in the beautiful Tweed region. We'll work on not being as hurried next time!

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile
Fab afternoon

Great afternoon with the kids. We were lucky enough to be invited for a 5th birthday party and the kids had a ball. Caught yabbies, fed pelicans, caught crabs and had a wee tour of the inlet. Highly recommended. Lovely staff too.

Thank Jaystranan
Reviewed 24 August 2018
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 8 September 2018

Thanks very much for the excellent rating!

Reviewed 13 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 24 August 2018

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

1  Thank Me Myself and I
MatthewE1869, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Me Myself and I, Thankyou for your positive feedback of the famous Catch a Crab tour. We take pride in offering a unique product and to be able to show our guests "the real Australia". Please don't hesitate to call by and say hi,...More

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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.