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Cairns Catcha Crab

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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Mud crab caught the Aussie Way

Wow! What a great family day out. Tony the skipper shares his wealth of knowledge of the area as... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
shereeandben
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Bundaberg, Australia
Best Day Out... Awesome fun

Catch a Crab was a fantastic day out.. we had such a great time in a week we went twice..if we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belinda B
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Crabbing and fishing half-day tours with a guaranteed feed of wild caught QLD mudcrab. Established in 1991 and proud to be locally owned and operated, by Tony Hodgetts.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“caught fish” (6 reviews)
“clams” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow! What a great family day out. Tony the skipper shares his wealth of knowledge of the area as the boat cruises along down the river. Pulling up the crab pots, Tony explains what he is doing and why and shows the children and adults...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Catch a Crab was a fantastic day out.. we had such a great time in a week we went twice..if we were in Cairns longer we’d go again and again..Tony was a lot of fun and Di was absolutely lovely..great family day out on the...More

Thank Belinda B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Caught loads of crabs and caught some amazing fish. Sat down to eat crab, sashami & fruit platter! Lovely tour guides and down to earth Aussies. Tony can play the harmonica extremely well. Well worth the $95 spent. Drinks are very reasonably priced. Will visit...More

Thank Colleen J
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Tony is such a fun lovable man He makes the whole experience so much fun And don’t forget his amazing assistant in her Hawaii shirt. Thanks guys for the best tour the best crabs and the best laughs I recommend you guys out of any...More

Thank Lisa Marie B
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

great sense of humour :), Kept us entertained all day.Fresh mud Crabs for lunch that much to eat we couldn't finish them :).

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing day we had with these guys! Tony was brilliant, great sense of humour. Caught crabs 🦀 and fish 🎣. Lunch was provided which was fresh seafood! Can’t not recommend this place highly enough!

Thank Melanie K
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our morning out with skipper Tony and deck hand Kevin. We had a wonderful time - loved Tony's keen sense of humour! The haul included a crab and two fish - however we would have enjoyed the experience just as much even if...More

1  Thank karenbrennan64
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd trip out with Tony on Catcha Crab. We just couldnt wait to get back out on the water in the beautiful Cairns weather. Took 2 kids along for the trip. They even managed to catch a fish each and enjoyed the...More

Thank Nikie F
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great trip with Tony our skipper and deck hand Kevin, poor Tony was a little stressed this morning but we settled him down with laughter, unfortunately no fish, but anyone who goes fishing know there are no guarantees you will catch any, luck...More

Thank LesleyandBarry
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Apart from a feed of mud crab this is an awful venture. Cairns Tourism could do well to assess its suitability as a tourist attraction. At least 2 guests were not picked up & had to make their own way there (& were late). The...More

2  Thank WallyRuss
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