Romantic weekend Getaway: 48 Hours in Mandurah for Couples

One of Western Australia’s unique holiday towns is ready to welcome you. Mandurah offers the perfect getaway for you and your loved one. Relax and find yourselves again with a romantic, 48-hour getaway in Mandurah.

Stay in luxury and style by the seaside or the famous estuary canals or the nearby Marina and beach facing hotels. We’ve compiled a great itinerary and list of ideas to plan your trip.

Day One

Welcome to Mandurah. First off, let’s find some accommodation for you and your partner. We start with hotels.

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Hotels & Short Stay Apartments options…. 


The Seashells Mandurah

The Seashells Hotel, between the beach and the marina is one of Western Australia’s most exclusive hotels. The 4.5 star property offers a range of apartment and villa style rooms, with views to Comet Bay and the Indian Ocean and an amazing infinity pool between the beach and the hotel.

Location: 16 Dolphin Dr, Mandurah

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Photo Credit: Seashells Mandurah

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The Sebel Mandurah

Overlooking the Mandjar Bay and Marina, the Sebel is perfectly located in the heart of the entertainment precinct of Mandurah. The property offers a heated swimming pool, fitness center and a range of room options, including spa suits and multiple bedroom apartments.

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Location: 1 Marco Polo Dr, Mandurah

Photo Credit: The Sebel Mandurah


Dolphin Quay Apartments

One of Mandurah’s newest hotels, the apartment hotel comes with great views these studio apartments, Palladio views suites come with fully equipped kitchen and laundry.

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Location: 1 The Palladio, Mandurah

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography


Breakwater Short Stay

Boutique beachfront accommodation, located near the Mandurah Ocean Marina, and close to the foreshore and beaches, Mandurah town center.

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Location: 19 Breakwater Parade, Mandurah


Port Mandurah Canals Accommodation

A Luxurious mansion, Port Mandurah is right on the canals, with two queen bedrooms with ensuites, one with a spa bath. Guest lounges and large balcony overlooking the waterways, with a private jetty. See more.

Location: 3 Reverie Mews, Port Mandurah 

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Bali @ Avalon 

Now you can have a Bali experience just an hour from Perth – without the airfares & passport.
A 5 minute walk to stunning Avalon Bay, experience resort style comfort as a B&B. Offers two guest rooms with great facilities set among tropical gardens, with easy access to a pool and garden lounges.

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Location: 30 Yeedong Rd, Falcon


Apollo Mandurah

Enjoy a luxury waterfront apartment experience, with beautiful canal views from every room, including your own private jetty.

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Location: 54/20 Apollo Quays, Mandurah


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Seafood Nation


Now you’ve settled into your accommodation, let’s eat. We recommend a great seafood lunch overlooking the beautiful Dolphin Quay Marina. A Licensed bistro on the water, with great views, an alfresco area and fantastic food and service. Enjoy the afternoon a glass of wine or sparkling. See more.

Location: Dolphin Quay Marina

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Afternoon Experience

Now you’re relaxed and fed, let’s hit the water for a shared adventure. 

Jet-Ski Tour

Book a Jet Ski Tour with Nautical Adventures or Stag Watersports. Self-drive jet skis with no license required, offering open ocean jet skiing and the opportunity to explore and potentially see Mandurah’s famous dolphins and unique waterways.

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire  boat2

Hire a boat for a few hours, from runabouts to bowriders, pontoons or sun trackers. Alternatively, hire some bikes and explore Mandurah’s streets, parks and foreshore. See more.

Location: 20A Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Blue Manna Boat Hire

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Pontoon boats, fishing and crabbing equipment or spend a few hours kayaking. Enjoy a cruise on the Canals, through the marinas and nearby Estuary and Murray River. See more.

Location: 1 Dolphin Dr, Mandurah

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography


Oyster Bar

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We recommend an hour of pre-dinner drinks at the Oyster Bar, overlooking the Marina. Mandurah’s only dedicated wine bar with an excellent selection of the best drops.

Happy Hour is 6-7pm with ‘Oyster Hour’ on Friday nights. Enjoy grilled oysters, antipasto dishes, and light snacks. See more.

Location: The Palladio, Dolphin Dr, Mandurah 

Photo Credit: Michael Bond

Bar Therapy

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Or for drinks with great views in an historical building, try Bar Therapy, located inside Tuckey House and overlooking Mandurah Bridge.

Location: 3 Mandurah Tce.

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Flics Kitchen

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Take a short walk to Flics Kitchen for a fantastic meal for two right on the Mandurah Foreshore. With a menu designed for sharing, request a variety of dishes, with recommended wines and local craft beers.
The menu offers a range of local, fresh WA produce, including of course, Mandurah’s Blue Manna Crab. See more.

Location: 3/16 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Redmanna Watefront Restaurant

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 For award-winning food with stunning waterfront views, we recommend Redmanna Waterfront Restaurant, just near Bar Therapy.

Location: 5/9 Mandurah Tce.

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Day 2


Start the new day with a refreshing breakfast, perhaps at the Ocean Marina or overlooking Mandurah Foreshore. There are a number of fantastic cafés to enjoy a beautiful breakkie by the water.


MOKA, located at Dolphin Quay, is a place where you find mouth-watering meals and great coffee, service and magnificent water views. See more.

Location: 2 Dolphin Drive, Mandurah

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Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

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Mataya Eatery

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At Mataya they are all about creating fresh and equally wholesome food. Their team of foodie specialists spend hours each week sourcing seasonal, fresh produce to create their menu.

 6/20-24 Sholl St

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Samudera Mandurah

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Samudera Mandurah artisan food, coffee and bakehouse is located in heart of Mandurah on the foreshore in the original Mandurah bakery. Their freshly cooked on the premises baked goods are not to be missed.

Location: 29 Mandurah Terrace

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Late morning to afternoon

Public Art Trail Walks

There are several public art trails you can follow in Mandurah, including in the city and around the Marina, detailed below. See more.

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Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

City Trail

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This public art trail will take you on a journey through the city centre of Mandurah, along the Eastern Foreshore and the pedestrian area.

The trail is a 1.5 km walk, beginning at the Mandurah Visitor Centre and ending at Mandurah’s Eastern Foreshore. There are 15 works of art to see.

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Marina Trail

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Journey along the famous Venetian style canals of Mandurah and across the Ocean Marina.

A 4.5 km return walk, with 18 artworks to see.

Begin at the Mandurah Visitor Centre and finish up at the Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah (CASM).

 Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography

Local Art Galleries

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You can also visit the local Art Galleries, including artist Emma Blyth’s Gallery and Christian Fletcher photo image gallery and Vivid Collective along Smart St Mall.

 Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography



Len Howard Conservation Park

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This beautiful wetland area located in Erskine, Mandurah features beautiful nature walking trails along the estuary and opportunities to spot unique bird life. The trail also features spectacular floral blooms in the spring months.

There is also a wetland connected to the reserve with walk trails around. You’ll come across great grassed areas for relaxing and picnicking. See more.

Location: Len Howard Drive, Erskine

Photo: Banded Stilts over Peel Inlet, photographer Ron Howard

Lake Clifton Thrombolite Reef


Situated less than half an hour’s drive south of Mandurah, at Lake Clifton in the Yalgorup National Park. The thrombolite reef is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere – discover some of the oldest living rock-like structures found anywhere on Earth. See more.

Location: Mount John Road, Herron

Photo Credit: Michael Goh 

Pinjarra Bakery & Patisserie

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Grab some delightful baked goods from Pinjarra Bakery & Patisserie for the trip home, or stay and enjoy a few hours here. See more.

Location: 2 Peel St, Pinjarra

Photo Credit: Pinjarra Bakery

Millbrook Winery

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Finish your 48-hour getaway with a stop in Jarrahdale for lunch and wine tasting at Millbrook Winery.

Millbrook Winery is an award-winning property and restaurant, only a 40 minute drive from Mandurah. Millbrook Winery focuses on providing a fresh and local experience with the kitchen growing their own fruit and vegetables on the property. See more.

Location: Old Chestnut Lane, Jarrahdale

Photo Credit: Russell Ord Photography


We hope we’ve been able to inspire you to enjoy the beautiful Peel Region for 48-hours.