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  •  Activities
  •  Gold Coast
  •  Tweed River Pot to Plate Adventure Cruise

Tweed River Pot to Plate Adventure Cruise

  • Gold Coast
  • English
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • 48 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Four (4) hour Pot to Plate Adventure
  • 2. Lunch is a harvest of the freshest seafood served from pot to plate and produce from the Tweed traditionally cooked on a bonfire
  • 3. Seafood lunch includes mud and spanner crabs, fresh ocean prawns, oysters, salads, and fruits.
  • 4. Locally sourced morning tea fresh from the Tweed Valley
  • 5. Pelican and seabird feeding
  • 6. Freshly shucked oysters
  • 7. Welcome to Country & Didgeridoo Experience
  • 8. All hunting and fishing equipment
  • 9. Personal Indigenous Guide for the day
  • 10. Sand bank dining (tides permitting)
From AUD
$265.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Four (4) hour Pot to Plate Adventure
  • 2. Lunch is a harvest of the freshest seafood served from pot to plate and produce from the Tweed traditionally cooked on a bonfire
  • 3. Seafood lunch includes mud and spanner crabs, fresh ocean prawns, oysters, salads, and fruits.
  • 4. Locally sourced morning tea fresh from the Tweed Valley
  • 5. Pelican and seabird feeding
  • 6. Freshly shucked oysters
  • 7. Welcome to Country & Didgeridoo Experience
  • 8. All hunting and fishing equipment
  • 9. Personal Indigenous Guide for the day
  • 10. Sand bank dining (tides permitting)

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Gold Coast
Depature point ● Departs: Wednesday*
* Tour does not run on public holidays
● Departure Point: Pioneer Park (Address: 230 Kennedy Drive, Tweed Heads West, 2485)
● Departure Time^: 09:00 (approx.)
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
● Arrives back at approximately 13:00
Address Tweed Marina, River Terrace Tweed Heads, NSW 2485 Australia
How to get there ● By Car
Located adjacent to the Maritime Museum; approximately 36km south of Surfers Paradise, takes about 45 minutes; approximately 5km south of Coolangatta Airport, takes about 10 minutes; approximately 110km 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
Wednesdays 09:00 - 13:00
*Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
*Boxing Day (26 December) Closed
*Chinese New Year (03 February 2021 - 20 February 2021) Closed
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, departure location and time, and boarding time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements Please arrive at the boarding terminal 15 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange for ticket/boarding pass. 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
● Comfortable shoes
● Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool days
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Temporary removal of all self serving drinking water stations. Bottle water available to purchase.
- Introduced individual serving options and removal of all buffet stations.
- Please stay at home if unwell.
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● Please note: all cruises depart on Queensland time.

● Childs are 3 – 14 years. Childs menu are half sized portions of the adult menus. Children under 2 are free, but do NOT receive a meal.

● This tour is operated with a maximum of 16 passengers. Cruises departures are subject to minimum numbers being met; If total minimum numbers are not reached, The Service Provider has the right to cancel the cruise and alter to another day.

● The Service Provider has the right to alter days, times and vessels if necessary.

● Passengers must not bring any alcoholic beverages or illegal substances onto the vessel.

● Boarding pass tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable and will not be replaced if lost, destroyed or damaged.

● Crabs are seasonal, to ensure fresh crab is served The Service Provider reserves the right to substitute crabs based on seasonality and freshness.

Mobility
● Please note there may be access limitations for guests with mobility issues. The stairs on each of our vessels can be an issue for some people with mobility issues. The vessel can accommodate wheelchairs up to 63cm only.
● Motorised scooters are prohibited on board any cruise.
● Please advise of any mobility issues when booking i.e., walking frames, wheelchairs, or guide dogs.

2 Overview

Led by Yugambeh Aboriginal Tribe Member (Luther Cora), retrace the footsteps of our Indigenous elders and learn more about traditional hunting versus today’s commercial practices. Bamboo spears are provided as you wade through the mangrove forests to hunt for mud crabs, stingrays and fish (waterproof waders provided). Enjoy alfresco sand bank dining (tide permitting), while the mornings catch is cooked on a bonfire and celebrate the local Aboriginal culture as you enjoy Yugambeh stories and didgeridoo playing.

Re-embark the vessel and cruise through the oyster leases, taste freshly shucked oysters, pull up commercial crab pots, feed the pelicans and seabirds and try your luck at fishing. Feast on freshly prepared seafood including mud and spanner crabs, prawns, oysters, salads, bread and fruit complimented with a cheese board and unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks

Tweed River Pot to Plate Adventure Cruise

 

A unique 4-hour Australian Pot to Plate Adventure. Be briefed on the region's evocative past as Luther and the crabber take you into the heart of mud crab headquarters, the Terranora Lakes mangrove system. Exclusive to the tour, guests will retrace the traditional hunting steps of the region's first inhabitants, visit an oyster farm for a tasting session and board a customized runabout in pursuit of the crabber's hidden secrets before the ultimate dining experience ... on a sand bank feasting on a sumptuous seafood harvest presented with the freshest Tweed produce! It's an intimate nature rush where you haul in the crab's pots, pump for yabbies (bait), explore a deserted island and capture a thousand photos.

 

Inclusions
  • Four (4) hour Pot to Plate Adventure
  • Cruise through the Tweed River system
  • Morning tea served alfresco on the sand bank
  • Traditional hunting versus commercial techniques showcased throughout the tour
  • Spear hunting through the mangrove forests
  • Indigenous experience including Yugambeh stories, didgeridoo playing and bonfire on traditional land
  • All hunting and fishing equipment
  • Trapping for mud crabs
  • Eat freshly shucked oysters at the oyster farm.
  • Seafood feast includes mud crabs, prawns, oysters and spanner crabs
  • Local produce fresh from the farms
  • Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Maximum 16 passengers
  • Personalised guide

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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