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  •  Activities
  •  Gold Coast
  •  Gold Coast Tweed River Crab Catching Cruise with Seafood Basket Lunch

Gold Coast Tweed River Crab Catching Cruise with Seafood Basket Lunch

  • Gold Coast
  • English
  • 2 hours boat cruise + 1 hour lunch (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Two hours cruise
  • 2. Trapping live crabs
  • 3. Fishing on the mighty Tweed River
  • 4. Hand feeding the friendly wild pelicans
  • 5. Pumping for yabbies (tide and weather permitting)
  • 6. Viewing the Tweed area's working oyster farms + talk
  • 7. All equipment for activities is supplied
  • 8. Morning or Afternoon Tea
  • 9. Seafood Basket Lunch (1/4 crab, fish, chips, oyster, salad)
From AUD
$105.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Two hours cruise
  • 2. Trapping live crabs
  • 3. Fishing on the mighty Tweed River
  • 4. Hand feeding the friendly wild pelicans
  • 5. Pumping for yabbies (tide and weather permitting)
  • 6. Viewing the Tweed area's working oyster farms + talk
  • 7. All equipment for activities is supplied
  • 8. Morning or Afternoon Tea
  • 9. Seafood Basket Lunch (1/4 crab, fish, chips, oyster, salad)

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotel
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Gold Coast
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: 11-17 Birds Bay Drive, West Tweed Heads, NSW 2486
● Departure Time^
- Morning Cruise: 09:30
- Afternoon Cruise: 13:00
^ Departure time is reference only and subject to availability
Address Depart From: Birds Bay Oyster Farm 11-17 Birds Bay Drive, Tweed Heads, NSW 2486
How to get there ● By Car
Located approximately 6.5km south of Gold Coast Airport, takes about 10 minutes; approximately 29km south of Surfers Paradise, takes about 45 minutes; approximately 112km south of Brisbane Airport, takes about 1 hour 20 minutes.

- [Free] Onsite parking available

● By Public Transport
Unfortunately there is no direct public transport available. Most visitors drive or arrive on a coach tour. If you do not drive, please book one of the day tours that visits the Tweed Heads.
Operating hours
Morning Cruise 09:30 - 12:30 Boarding Time: 09:15
Afternoon Cruise 13:00 - 16:00 Boarding Time: 12:45
Check-in requirements Please arrive at the ticket office 30 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange for ticket/boarding pass before proceeding to the boarding terminal. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Casual clothes such as shorts, t-shirt, thongs, sandals or sneakers
● Change of clothes, towel (If you plan on pumping for yabbies)
● Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool days
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases

2 Overview

This is one of Australia’s best seafood and adventure experiences. The multi-award winning tour is great for all ages to enjoy and see natural wonders and wildlife. Join us to experience Australia’s unique lifestyle and fun outdoor activities. On our cruise boat, feed fish and friendly pelicans, catch mud crabs and pump for yabbies. The delicious seafood menu of crab and oyster dishes ensures you can taste the great flavours of Australia. Only the best and freshest local, wildcaught crabs are used as well as locally farmed oysters to ensure superior quality and flavour.

Gold Coast Tweed River Crab Catching Cruise with Seafood Basket Lunch

 

The Experience
  • Birds Bay Oyster Farm provides fresh Mud Crabs and Fresh Oysters to dine in or take away.
  • Birds Bay Riverside Café specialises in crab and oyster dishes.
  • Full Eco Certified Accreditation - We look after the environment while looking after you.
  • Over 25 years experience
  • Eco Tourism accredited, TripAdvisor recommended.

 

Working Oyster Farm

Set up on shore adjacent to our private oyster leases, the Oyster Farm offers a fascinating peek into the workings of of the aquaculture industry. The educational displays demonstrate how the oysters are grown, harvested and shucked and prepared.

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If no show, no refund.

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