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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
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US$ 55.34*
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Gold Coast Catch a Crab Tour with Optional Seafood Lunch
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US$ 101.99*
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Gold Coast Attraction Pass Including Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Paradise...
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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (26 reviews)
“the river” (7 reviews)
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11-17 Birds Bay Dr | Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
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"fresh seafood"
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"family friendly activity"
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"job well done"
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"great fun"
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"whole family"
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"value for money"
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"yabbies"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a special meal - what could be a better fit than fresh oysters and crab from the Tweed. Having phoned the previous day to ensure the restaurant was open, we made our way there - not easy - only to find the whole...More

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Oldportz, There has obviously been a major communication breakdown in this instance. As we are a daytime tourist attraction, with operations centred around the famous Catch a Crab tour being followed by a quality dining experience, our lunch time service is between the hours...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

G'day guys. I have recently been on my first tour to the Tweed. Absolutely loved my experience and my tour lady 'Kahli'. From Yabbi pumping to eating the catch. Food was very well served and the staff we're very supporting throughout my trip. Thanks guys...More

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Vivienne, We really appreciate your glowing review of the Catch a Crab experience, especially when it comes from one of the locals in the area. Encompassing all the activities that even "we" like to do in our spare time, followed by a magnificent seafood...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 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

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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.

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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!

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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

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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

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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.

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Melody C
20 November 2015|
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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
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yayawu
27 October 2015|
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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
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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
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