on the water
Experience Mandurah to its fullest on these adrenaline pumping water activities. You’ll be spoilt for choice.
Dolphin Island Adventure
Take a 1.5 hour ride on Mandurah Cruises’ high-speed vessel and see Mandurah’s amazing dolphins up close playing and diving through the water around you on this adventurous dolphin tour.
Cross the expansive Peel-Harvey Estuary – the largest estuary system in Western Australia’s South West and cruise through the Dawesville Cut – a man-made channel between the Peel-Harvey Estuary and the Indian Ocean – for an open-water adventure cruise along our stunning coastline.
Learn interesting facts and stories about Mandurah’s dolphins and the region with live commentary from their knowledgeable tour guides.
Jet Ski Tour
The Estuary is a safe location to enjoy the thrills of riding a jet ski. This surely will get your adrenaline pumping! You can hire jet skis in Mandurah as well as Dawesville with Stag Watersports so you won’t have to go far for your jet ski adventure.
Fishing & Seafood Tours
A fishing or seafood tour is a great adventure. Journey out to the Indian Ocean on Mandurah Cruises’ Wild Seafood Adventure and help to pull baited crayfish pots, before enjoying your hard work with a delicious barbecue lunch cooked on board by a chef on board. Enjoy your day out on the water as you cruise the calm estuary waters. And don’t forget to get your crayfish selfie taken!
Or book a fishing charter providing you fishing lessons so you can catch your own dinner.
Have you ever considered spending your holiday or weekend getaway on the water? Sounds like a great adventure, doesn’t it?
Less than an hour’s drive from Perth you can hire one of the many different Mandurah Houseboats from 3 different pick up locations around the city. These houseboats are fully equipped with bedrooms, bathrooms, hot water showers, a kitchen; basically everything you’d want from your holiday home! The only difference is that you can take this holiday home with you!
You can completely unwind and take in the views while slowly meandering down the Estuary or Murray River before finding an idyllic and secluded hideaway spot at night to drop your anchor.
But you won’t be completely alone; you’ll probably get some company of the many waterbirds and dolphins you’ll find in the Peel Harvey Estuary.
And you don’t need a skippers ticket to drive these boats.
If you’re an experienced and passionate scuba diver, check out Bouvard Reef, between Bouvard and Preston Beach, that has a diversity of marine life and reef fish. The James Service Reef has a shipwreck that creates a wonderful manmade reef. It lies approximately 8 kilometres north west of the Mandurah Estuary.
White Water Rafting
Gear up and head down to the Murray River for a remarkable day of white water rafting with Dwellingup Adventures – take in the amazing views during a gentle paddle, and feel your heart hammer as you rough the rapids.
Looking for a day of hands-on excitement and exhilarating rafting rides? Then, this is perfect for you.