From Paddock to Plate

If you love to experience a region via your plate – the Mandurah region is the place to unfold your napkin.

From Paddock to Plate

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If you love to experience a region via your plate – the Mandurah region is the place to unfold your napkin.

There are quite a few Mandurah restaurants, bars and cafes that go above and beyond to ensure, where possible, that the dishes and drinks come from within the local region.

Flics Kitchen

If you are after a slightly left-of-centre and unique dining experience, explore the culinary creativity at Flics Kitchen in Mandurah. Experimental and not afraid to try new flavour combinations this is a restaurant that likes to push traditional boundaries. Sourcing local ingredients, giving them an international twist and serving them in a tapas style is the best way to describe the dining experience.

Millbrook Winery

At Millbrook Winery in Jarrahdale, the restaurant only serves fresh produce from their large vegetable garden or purchased from local suppliers, all served with Millbrook’s award-winning wines.

No waste Monday is a special experience, when the weekend’s leftover perishables are transformed into inventive new dishes which showcase the creative abilities of Millbrook’s expert chefs, who are often working with an eclectic list of ingredients.

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Caraholly Orchard

You can pick your own fruit from selected trees at Caraholly Orchard in Dwellingup.

Open most Sundays, you can also stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs and honey, hand feed the cows, grab a bite to eat and a coffee from the pop-up café, listen to live music and explore the orchard and farm grounds.

More fresh fruit and vegetables

Hamel Homegrown sells in-season, organic vegetables straight from their farm gate on James Road in Waroona. Vergone’s Fruit Stall on Pinjarra/Williams Road in Dwellingup sells fruit fresh from their orchard.

For the Meat Lovers

Hamlet Park is a boutique heritage breed pork producer in Coolup. You can find their delicious selection of pork products at farmers markets or purchase direct from the farm.

Midway Farmstall off Forrest Freeway, near Pinjarra Road, sell their farm-grown, grass fed lamb and beef at their stall plus local jams, honey, spices and more.

Local Cheese

Try the locally made, award-winning cheeses at Borrello Cheese in Oakford or the freshest and finest yoghurt and cheese at Mundella Foods in Mundijong (door sales on weekdays only).

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Local Honey

Hoots Honey are ethical small-scale beekeepers, delivering raw, unprocessed honey from their roadside stall in Birch Street in Waroona.

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Mandurah is home to many unique and interesting spots that make the perfect Instagram photo.

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Mandurah is a pretty seaside town and home to many unique and interesting spots that make the perfect Instagram photo. From natural attractions to man-made Venetian Canals, Mandurah is an Instagrammer’s paradise. For the culture and art enthusiasts, check out Mandurah’s Art Trails.

Mandurah Beaches

With 60 kilometres of coastline and its stretches of white sand beaches, Mandurah is a delight for any photographer and Instagrammer. Favourite locations are Blue Bay Beach, Town Beach, Avalon Beach and the staircases at Halls Head Beach.

 

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Creery Wetlands

Being a wetland of international importance, the Creery Wetlands are not only an important sanctuary and habitat for both resident and migratory wetland birds but also a great location to capture the calm and serene vibe of the place.

Jetty at Dawesville

This wooden jetty on the Peel-Harvey Estuary in Dawesville is a popular location for amateur and professional photographers alike who enjoy capturing the serenity at the estuary and the colours, especially at sunrise.

 

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The Lake Clifton Thrombolites

Lake Clifton at Yalgorup National Park is a serene, beautiful spot to enjoy at any time of day or night. As there isn’t any light pollution, this spot is excellent for stargazing. It’s also a truly unique spot for some astrophotography with the Thrombolites in the foreground: these extremely rare rock-like structures are living fossils believed to be one of the first life forms on earth, dating back over 500 million years. With the beauty of the night sky in the background, you’re bound to get some insta-worthy snaps.

 

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Mandurah Instagram Trail

Where to find your next unique and interesting Instagram shot

If you love getting the perfect Insta-worthy shot, then follow the Mandurah Instagram Trail and look out for quirky art pieces along the Mandurah Foreshore and into Dolphin Quay. Don’t forget to tag @visitmandurah and #visitmandurah to share your snaps with us.

Mandurah War Memorial

Location: Western Foreshore, near Leighton Place, Mandurah

The Mandurah War Memorial not only makes a great photo but also is a touching, ceremonial place serving as an iconic symbol and a place of reflection and rest. It has water flowing through it and into the estuary echoing the lapping of the tide at Anzac Cove. The white pillars rising from the water symbolises the physical journey and emotional tension of the soldiers who courageously stormed the beaches, and rose from the trenches to face the conflict that confronted them. The Memorial is surrounded by New Zealand Christmas trees, the red blossoms a powerful reminder of the sacrifice of war. It also features rows of Rosemary, known to grow wild in the hills of Gallipoli.

Meeting Place

Location: Western Foreshore, near Mandurah Skate Park, Mandurah

Mandurah’s traditional name ‘Mandjoogoordap’ means ‘meeting place of the heart’. The 8-metre-tall ‘Meeting Place’ artwork reflects Mandurah’s identity and celebrates the connection people have to the Old Bridge, the estuary and the waterways. It’s more than a physical piece of beauty too, it offers a completely immersive experience with LED lighting, sound design as well as seating with reclaimed jarrah timber from the Old Mandurah Bridge.

Mandurah Bridge

Location: Cnr Pinjarra Rd/Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah

Originally built in 1894, then rebuilt in 1954 and then completely replaced and opened in 2017, the Mandurah Bridge on Old Coast Road is an iconic local landmark and traffic bridge across the estuary. There is a strong tradition of fishing under the bridge which started when timber platforms were constructed in the 1890’s and remains to this day as one of the most renowned crabbing locations in Perth. The current bridge is lit up at night in different colours which makes it popular for Instagram snaps.

 

Image: Dan Wilkins

Floral Swinging Mural

Location: Tuckey Lane (Between 5 and 8 Mandurah Terrace)

Thanks to the community-run organisation Shape Mandurah, this laneway was transformed into a Mandurah Instagram hotspot. Don’t forget to get your photo taken here.

Kwillena Gabi Estuary Pool

Location: Eastern Foreshore, Mandurah

Named by Bindjareb Boodja Traditional Owners, the unique circular estuary pool Kwillena Gabi aptly translates to “Dolphin Waters” – because you’re quite likely to encounter some of the local wildlife while you’re there! Though the pool makes for a fantastic insta-shot even without their appearance.

The Heart

Location: Mandurah Ocean Marina (near the blue Gatehouse opposite Bellini Italian)

Mandurah was known as Mandjoogoordap in Noongar language, which translates as ‘meeting place of the heart’. After European settlement, the name was adapted to Mandurah. No visit to Mandurah is complete without a photo in the aluminium heart sculpture which was designed by local artist Gary Aitken.

The Frame

Location: Boardwalk, near Mandurah Boat Hire, Ormsby Terrace

Designed by local artist Gary Aitken in 2005, this aluminium sculpture encourages you to interact by framing your view.

Stingray Point

Stingray point is a small, grassy reserve with sweeping views of the estuary across Mandjar Bay. A large Morton Bay fig tree and the stunning backdrop of the Mandurah Bridge and Eastern Foreshore makes it a popular location for wedding ceremonies and Instagram snaps. There is also a restored gazebo and jetty which makes for some picturesque photographs.

Venetian Canals Mandurah

Location: Cnr Marco Polo Drive/The Lido, Mandurah Ocean Marina

Venetian Canals in Western Australia! This alone is reason enough to take a snap but they also look pretty. You’ll find these lovely European-inspired canals with their luxury apartments throughout much of the city.

Colours of Mandurah

Location: Between Ormsby Terrace and Keith Holmes Reserve

The colours that make up this colourful walkway have been chosen by locals, inspired by their connections to Mandurah. Artist Will Clark of Blank Walls has created the most vibrant of paths, linking Mandjar Square to Mandurah Ocean Marina in just 250 steps.

Boardwalk@DQ – Giant Marine Wildlife

Location: Dolphin Quay, Zephyr Mews, Mandurah Ocean Marina

Get your photo with a giant western rock lobster, shark, bottlenose dolphins or blue swimmer crabs at Dolphin Quay. It’s a fun way to spend time while your food is being cooked.

Pelican – 3D Art

Location: Dolphin Quay, corner Dolphin Drive and Spinnaker Quays

Did you know that an adult pelican may eat up to 1.8 kilograms of fish per day? Well, this one is particularly hungry and clearly doesn’t like to share! Get creative here and snap another fun pic.

It’ll be a great way to see more of Mandurah – and take memorable pics!

Hiking & Walking Trails

Discover plenty of great walking and hiking trails just waiting to be explored.

Hiking & Walking Trails

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Do you also know this feeling when you need to get away from it all, when it’s time to get out of that box that is the office, the home, or the car, and take a walk or a hike? Well, we’ve got plenty of great walking and hiking trails here in Mandurah and the Peel Region, just waiting for you to be explored.

With its vast waterways, long stretches of coastline, abundance of nature parks and reserves, what better way to explore than on a trail? And there is no shortage to choose from. As a bonus, most of them won’t cost you a cent.

Mandurah Nature Walking Trails

Halls Head Coastal Trail

Location: Halls Head (Mandurah) | Distance: 12 km | Duration: 2 hours | Difficulty: Moderate

The Halls Head Coastal Path is a fantastic coastal walk along a paved shared path with sweeping views out across the Indian ocean. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. Find out more.

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Halls Head Coastal Trail

Nature Walk Trail at Len Howard Conservation Park

Location: Len Howard Conservation Park, Erskine | Distance: 6 km (return) Duration: 2 hours

A short, easy nature track looping around the wetlands, this trail offers bird watching spots and is connected to a reserve that’s perfect for a picnic.
From the carpark at the end of Glendart Ct, the short trail will take you to a bird hide just 2km away. The trail is partly comprised of a boardwalk over the glistening wetlands. Find out more.

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Len Howard Conservation Park, Erskine

Joseph and Dulcie Nannup Trail

Location: Greenfields | Distance: 4 km | Duration: 1-3 hours

The Joseph and Dulcie Nannup trail is a scenic, four kilometre (8km return) family friendly walk along the Serpentine River from Goegrup Lake to the Pinjarra Road bridge. Find out more.

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Island Point Reserve Trails

Location: Herron | Distance: 2km – 3km | Duration: 1 hour

A popular bird watching and picnic spot, Island Point Reserve also offers short walks able to be taken on by young and old.

You can walk the short Possom loop of 2.3 km, or the longer 3.3 km Bobtail loop, around the gorgeous wilderness of the wetlands.

Walking Trails in the wider Peel region

Pinjarra Heritage Walk Trail

Location: Pinjarra. Distance: 1.2km

A fun track that crosses the Pinjarra suspension bridge, this walk takes you not just over the Murray River and its surrounding bushland but also through the historic town itself – making it a good choice for those not as keen for full-on bushwalking.

Ready to go? For further information and maps on the walking trails mentioned above visit your local visitor centre.

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Pinjarra Heritage Walk - Suspension Bridge - Visit Mandurah

Kitty’s Gorge Walk

Location: Jarrahdale. Distance: 14km return

As the name suggests, this walk takes you across the rocky terrain of Kitty’s Gorge, following the Serpentine River to eventually bring you to the falls.
The story goes that Kitty was actually a cow who wandered away and was found months later down the gorge. Don’t be like Kitty. Prepare yourself for a five-hour walk of moderate difficulty, with some uneven ground and steep stretches of track.

From here, you can also access Baldwin’s Bluff, which is about 6km all up and offers extended views from the bluff.

Serpentine National Park Guide with Map (PDF)

Kitty's Gorge Walk Trail - Photo by Suzanne Jones
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Tullis Bridge and Tullis Rail Trails

Location: Boddington. Distance: 3 – 16km

Starting at – you guessed it – Tullis Bridge, this walk follows a flat, easy trail along the picturesque Hotham River.

The track weaves through bushland and back to the bridge site, which is a great spot for a picnic.

If you’re after a longer walk, the Tullis Rail Trail starts from the Boddington Lions Rodeo Grounds and is about 16km, finishing up at the wooden bridge.

Tullis Walk Trail Map (PDF)

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Culinary Tours & Experiences

What better way to experience the region’s culinary delights and wineries than by someone else driving?

Culinary Tours & Experiences

Culinary Tours
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Indulge your taste buds by experiencing Mandurah’s and the region’s culinary delights.

Mandurah Cruises

Go on a gourmet adventure on Mandurah’s waterways. This is the ideal spot to pair an iconic Mandurah experience with your favourite way of dining.

For a once in a lifetime culinary adventure, catch and eat Western rock lobster (crayfish) in the freshest possible way on a Wild Seafood Experience tour with Mandurah Cruises.

Journeying out to the Indian Ocean, help haul in crayfish pots, before enjoying the rewards of your labour with a delicious barbecue lunch with local wines, served on board as you cruise the calm estuary waters.

Enjoy some fish & chips on the Dolphin Cruise & Views boat tour. Or cruise and dine on the Murray River, the longest permanent river in the Jarrah Forest, aboard Mandurah Cruises’ half-day sightseeing Murray River Lunch Cruise.

Fancy a tea at sea? Mandurah Cruises also run a High Tea Cruise (seasonal), a relaxing 2-hour tour through the Mandurah canals with a complimentary glass of bubbles and unlimited tea or coffee while admiring the stunning views and greeting the friendly bottlenose dolphin population.

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High Tea at Sea | Image credit: Mandurah Cruises

Eco BBQ Boats

With Eco BBQ Boats you can enjoy 360 views while dining on the water. Guide you and your friends around Mandurah’s calm waterways on a 6- or 10-seater circular boat while cooking a barbecue on board.

Being electric, the boats are fume-free and whisper quiet, respecting Mandurah’s precious marine world and wildlife.

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Eco BBQ Boats | Image credit: Mandurah Cruises

Luxury Boutique Boat Charters

Luxury Boutique Boat Charters Mandurah offer unique, personalised and intimate chartered experiences on the beautiful Murray River for a minimum of 2 guests and a maximum of 4 guests.  If you book, you’ll have the skippered boat to yourself.

Luxury Boutique Boat Charters Mandurah offer 3 cruises per day. Choose from the Breakfast & Birdsong Cruise or their Bubbles & Grazing Board Cruise or their signature cruise,  the Sunset & Tapas CruiseCheck out all cruises here.

From the moment your skipper welcomes you aboard, all  you have to do is relax and enjoy!

All cruises are 2 hours in duration and are inclusive of food.

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Peel Produce Peddle

Are you a “paddock to plate” lover? Adventure seeker? Farmers market explorer? Fan of the outdoors? Then The Bike Kiosk and The Peel Produce Market have the tour for you.

The Peel Produce Peddle tour combines one of Australia’s best e-bike experiences, with the cream of Western Australia’s farm produce.

The e-bike adventure starts and finishes at The Bike Kiosk, and is routed almost exclusively along dual use cycleways, taking in Doddi’s Beach, Seascapes Trail, one of Thomas Dambos Giants of Mandurah, and the man-made Dawesville Channel, before pausing for a scrumptious breakfast, and wander around the Markets, in Dawesville.

Wildlife abounds on the peddle home, hosted by the vast Peel Inlet. Expect to see crab hunters scooping for lunch, massive bird life, literally, like pelicans and osprey, and if conditions are right, some of the cutest western grey kangaroos.

For more info or to book your tour, click here.

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Juice ship at Peel Produce Market

Peel Craft Peel & Wine Trail

Discover our take on unique craft beers and boutique wines with the self-guided Peel Region Craft Beer and Wine Trail. Featuring nine of the region’s best beer and wine offerings, the trail provides an authentically local experience, to be enjoyed at your own pace.

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Explore the Peel Craft Beer & Wine Trail

Vineyard 28

Located in Yarloop, this picturesque boutique winery has a cellar door and offers offer you a range of wine tasting experiences such as the 28 Grazing & Tasting experience and the fully immersive Taste of Italy Wine and Vineyard Tour.

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28 Grazing & Tasting experience | Image credit: Vineyard 28

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If you love a good trail, Mandurah has plenty of them for you to enjoy. Tracks and trails provide an excellent way to take in the natural and man-made surroundings and are also a great way to keep fit and healthy while nurturing the body as well as the mind.

There are many cycling trails to choose from that vary in difficulty, but are sure to guide you through the most scenic places.

Hire an e-bike from The Bike Kiosk at the Mandurah Visitor Centre and tour Mandurah, within the city or along the coast on family-friendly cycling paths.

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Exploring Mandurah on an eBike.

Mandurah Cycle Trails

1. Bridge Loop Ride

Location: Mandurah. Distance: 10km

You get to see the beauty of Mandjar Bay from both sides with 10km ride. Start at the Mandurah Visitor Centre and use our trail notes to discover the rich history of Mandurah along the way.

Stop at Samphire Cove, Sutton’s Homestead, Hall’s Cottage and the 3d art installation when you return to the visitor centre.

Find more information on Trails WA or download the Bridge Loop Rise map.

2. Relaxed by Nature

Location: Mandurah Ocean Marina. Distance: 15km

Allow approximately an hour of riding time for this picturesque bicycle trail and more to stop and admire the views along the way.

See highlights of Mandurah including the popular Mandurah Ocean Marina, and stop for a selfie at The Frame or at the Blue Gatehouse with a 3d art Pelican. There’s even a giant Rock Lobster to say g’day to, look out for it on your peddle into the marina.

Find more information on Trails WA or download the Relaxed by Nature map.

3. Mandurah Sea Explorer

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Halls Head | Sea Explorer Cycling Trail

Location: Coastal Mandurah. Distance: 26 km

Part of the Mandurah Bike Explorer trails, start this bicycle route at the Mandurah Visitor Centre and head for the coast – an easy bike ride from Mandjar Bay.

Take in Doddis Beach and head south towards Falcon Bay and if the weather is right and the sun is shining, stop for a dip along the way too.

Find more information on Trails WA or download the Mandurah Sea Explorer map and pick a day to spend by Mandurah’s coastline.

Mountain Bike (MTB) Trails in the region

Get out there and away from it all by mountain bike* to find all sorts of adventures.

*Mountain biking is a potentially dangerous activity. It should only be undertaken with a full understanding of all the inherent risks. Please consider your skill level and experience before choosing a trail. As mountain biking can be dangerous it is advised that you download the Emergency+ App before your next ride.

  • Murray Valley Trails

    Location: Lane Poole Reserve, Dwellingup

    This 35-kilometre network of purpose-built single-track MTB trails offers you a stunning experience through Lane Poole Reserve. With a variety of trail types and styles, the Murray Valley mountain bike trails have something for everyone.

    Find more information here.

  • Turner Hill Trail

    Location: Shire of Murray | Distance: 11km | Duration: 1-2 hours | Difficulty: More Difficult

    Located between Pinjarra and Dwellingup, Turner Hill mountain bike trail is an intermediate trail with numerous steep sections and lots of harder obstacles. In addition to the 11 km main loop, there is a 5 km shortcut as well as Tiny Turner, a 1.1 km easy-rated (green level) loop.

    Find more information here.

  • Marrinup Cycle Trail

    Location: Marrinup | Distance: 8 km | Duration: 1-2 hours | Difficulty: Easy

    North West of Dwellingup lies the Marrinup State Forest which is near the old Marrinup townsite.

    Whether it’s the history, the beautiful flora and fauna, or the established biking trails you’re there for, this is an incredible spot in the Peel region to visit.

    Marrinup mountain bike trail is a fun, family-friendly, cross-country loop. The track passes through Jarrah forest and is mainly flat with a few gradual hills and suitable for all skill levels.

    Find more information here.

  • Langford Park Mountain Bike Trails

    Location: Jarrahdale | Distance: 5km, 6km and 9km circuits | Difficulty: Moderate

    Undulating mixture of pea gravel and hard packed soil fire roads and single track (predominantly single track). No torturous climbs nor supersonic descents. A purpose built XC circuit with some technical obstacles, switchbacks, some jumps and a see-saw! Find out more

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Lane Poole Reserve, Dwellingup

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On the beach, in the bush or based in town, you’ll find the perfect spot for your next caravan or camping adventure.

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Sleep under the stars at one of the region’s many national park camp sites, or stay at a tourist park and wake up to breathtaking views.

With stunning beaches, natural beauty and unique wildlife, Mandurah is a seaside hub set against the stunning backdrop of the Indian Ocean and winding waterways.

Originally known as Mandjoogoordap, Mandurah means ‘meeting place of the heart’, and once you arrive here it’s easy to see why Mandurah was crowned WA’s Top Tourism Town in 2022.

With an abundance of aquatic and nature activities, award-winning waterfront dining and a vibrant arts and culture scene, whether you stay for a day, a weekend or a week, your visit to Mandurah will be a memorable one.

The ‘Giants of Mandurah‘ by world-renowned Danish artist Thomas Dambo is Mandurah’s latest attraction and first of its kind in Australia.

These wooden sculptures are protectors of the environment and cleverly hidden around Mandurah in a free-to-view interactive outdoor exhibition that requires you to find them, following a trail of clues.

If you’re heading out on a Giant Hunt, don’t forget to pop into the award-winning Mandurah Visitor Centre (voted best in the State in 2022) for your map and clues. If you’d prefer to have some company (and a little help) when going on your Giant adventure, you can choose from a selection of guided boat, coach and e-bike tours!

Mandurah is popping right now with so many more big reasons to visit. There’s an array of exciting experiences around Mandurah for you to explore. From the thrill-seekers to the kickback and relaxers, Mandurah has got you covered.

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Secret Giant Jyttes Hytte by Thomas Dambo | Photo by: Duncan Wright, image courtesy of: FORM Building a State of Creativity

Top Things to Do in Mandurah

Explore the waterways

Spending time on the water is one of the most popular activities in Mandurah. Whether on a dolphin cruise, a pirate ship or being the captain of your own vessel, a day spent on the water is always good for the body and soul.

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Cruising the Mandurah Canals in Halls Head | image courtesy: Mandurah Cruises

Get active

There are so many ways to get around Mandurah. Hire an e-bike, a jet ski, a boat, a SUP or an e-scooter.

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Nature Tours

Join a walking tour or a guided kayak adventure to explore the stunning natural attributes of Mandurah and surrounds.

With an abundance of unspoilt wetlands, the beauty and serenity of the outlying bushland will provide you with a renewed sense of calm.

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Island Point Reserve, Herron

Wildlife Watching

Over a hundred wild bottlenose dolphins call Mandurah home, so you are sure to see them showing off as they dart across the waves. Mandurah is also home to many native birds, kangaroos, emus and possums. We’ve pulled together your Mandurah nature bucket list.

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Image courtesy of Mandurah Cruises

Stay awhile

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Miami Holiday Park, Falcon

Camping Spots Mandurah

To enjoy all that Mandurah has to offer, there’s Mandurah Coastal Holiday Park near the city centre, Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park on Pinjarra Road, Twin Waters Caravan Park in Dawesville or Miami Holiday Park in Falcon.

  • Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park

    Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park is a 4 STAR family operated tourist park with family friendly facilities include a water slide and heated pool.
  • Mandurah Coastal Holiday Park

    Mandurah Coastal Holiday Park – located 500m from the beach, the central location means everything is nearby, including Mandurah Foreshore and Dolphin Quay Marina hospitality and tourism precincts.
  • Miami Holiday Park

    Miami Holiday Park – is the ultimate ‘uncomplicated’ caravan and camping
    destination with direct access to the Peel-Harvey Estuary, walk/cycle trails, and local beaches.
  • Twin Waters

    Twin Waters is a quiet shady park nestled between Melros Beach and the Estuary, only a 20-minute drive from the Mandurah city centre.

Camping Spots in the surrounds

You can camp right on the riverbank in the heart of Pinjarra or Boddington, on the foothills of the Darling Ranges in Serpentine, amongst towering trees in Dwellingup or lakeside at Herron Point near Pinjarra and Lake Navarino in Waroona.

Camping in a national park or reserve is a great way to connect with nature.

The campgrounds in the region, which are either on a first-come, first-served bases or booked in advance via https://exploreparks.dbca.wa.gov.au/camping include:

  • Lane Poole Reserve

    Instant relaxation is guaranteed at Lane Poole Reserve. You’ll just love this national park with nine different campgrounds within the reserve providing a range of facilities. Fees apply and a park pass is required to enter the national park. Except for Nanga Mill and Nanga Townsite, booking in advance is required.

  • Marrinup Townsite

    Marrinup Townsite near Dwellingup is suitable for tents, has toilet facilities and is pet friendly. Camping fees apply and booking in advance is not possible.

  • Martin Tank Campground

    Unwind and connect with nature at this beautiful campground near Preston Beach, right on the banks of Martins Tank Lake. The campsites at Martins Tank Campground are suitable for tents, campervans, camper trailers and caravans. Fees apply and you must book in advance.

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Lane Poole Reserve, Dwellingup

Dump Points

  • Mandurah – Corner Hackett and Sholl Street
  • Pinjarra – Pinjarra Williams Road, adjacent to the heritage train station
  • Waroona – Millar Street, town oval
  • Boddington – Wuraming Avenue

RV friendly Towns

Maximum Stay

  • Pinjarra – 24 hrs (all year)
  • Waroona Oval, Preston Beach – 24 hrs (May to October – subject to change)
  • Boddington – 48 hrs
  • Jarrahdale – 72 hrs

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The natural beauty of Mandurah and the Peel region offers lots of outdoor adventures for families.

Explore the Wetlands

The internationally significant Yalgorup Wetlands System is a habitat for a vast number of birds, animals, and plant species. Explore and spot wildlife by the many walking trails, reserves, and viewing platforms. Many places also have information signs to help children learn about this vital eco-system. Find out more.

For an inspiring guided nature walk through the precious ecosystem, contact local tour operator Salt and Bush Eco Tours.

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The Mandurah region boasts a wealth of protected waterways, national parks, nature reserves and nature parks.

Boat Cruises

Exploring Mandurah’s spectacular waterways is something the whole family will enjoy. Join a cruise with Mandurah Cruises and learn all about the marine environment as you tour the canals, estuary and wetlands.

On the Pirate Ship Mandurah cruise, kids can dress up as pirates, steer the wheel, ring the bell and look through a telescope. Find out more.

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Explore an estuary twice the size of Sydney Harbour.

Water Adventures

Get everyone’s adrenaline pumping on a jet ski tour with Stag Watersports.

In winter, take the family fast water rafting on the Murray River with Dwellingup Adventures.

Kids can experience the thrill of catching their own dinner fishing from the estuary, beach, or on a fishing charter. Mandurah Cruises and Skills2Fish offer tours and clinics to teach kids how to fish. In season you can go scooping for blue swimmer crabs in the shallow waters of the estuary.

Kids can also learn how to sail at one of the Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club clinics that are held throughout the year.

To explore at your own pace, hire a boat, paddleboard, or kayak.

But to really get away from it all, take the family for a holiday on the water and completely unwind as you slowly meander through the waterways in a houseboat from Mandurah Houseboats.

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Experience Mandurah to its fullest on these adrenaline pumping water activities. You’ll be spoilt for choice.

Adventure and Amusement Parks

Treetops Adventure in Dwellingup is a tree rope obstacle course the whole family can enjoy, offering 9 different levels and over 20 flying foxes. Dare Adventures in Dwellingup and the Fairbridge Village Adventure Course in Pinjarra are outdoor adventure camps with a range of activities, especially for kids.

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Swoop, swing and fly your way through a thrilling day on a flying fox or treetop adventure that will make even the biggest adrenaline junkie jealous.

Amaze Miniature Park

The Amaze Miniature Park has hedge mazes, a miniature English village and railways and mini-golf.

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This wonderful attraction has an extensive display of scale model miniature buildings and railways

Train Rides

Mandurah Tourist Fun Train in the City Centre is a fun way to tour Mandurah. The child-sized Mini Toot runs along the Eastern Foreshore and the Big Toot is a hop-on/hop-off tour for all ages. Purchase tickets at the Mandurah Visitor Centre or when boarding the train.

The Hotham Valley Tourist Railway in Dwellingup will take you on a journey back in time on the historic Steam Ranger (Sunday, May – October) or through the forest on the open-air carriages of the Forest Train (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays all year).

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“The Spirit of Mandurah” (BIG TOOT) is our larger train for groups of up to 60 people and stops at 10 designated Stations around the City.

Cycling & E-Scooter

Cycling is a great and easy way to get out and explore with the kids. Mandurah has good cycle paths around the city centre, marina and along the coast. Hire an e-bike or e-scooter from The Bike Kiosk to explore Mandurah.

About a 45 minute drive from Mandurah, there are also family-friendly forest cycle trails.  Dwellingup Adventures offers bikes for hire as well as guided tours.

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Explore winding forest tracks and Mandurah’s best cycling trails.

Skate Parks & BMX Tracks

Skateboarding, scooter and bike riding are great ways to get outdoors and get active. Kids of all ages can test their skills and have fun at Mandurah’s skate and BMX parks which include multiple features to challenge riders and boarders alike.

  • Mandurah (Bill Bowler) Skate Park, Leighton Pl, Halls Head
  • Falcon Skate and BMX Park 3 Flame Street, Falcon 
  • Pinjarra Skate Park Roe Avenue, Pinjarra
  • Mandurah BMX Track Milgar Street Reserve, Mandurah
  • Duverney Reserve Skate and BMX Zone 221-239 Wanjeep Street, Coodanup

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Indoor Activities & Entertainment

The rain might be pouring outside. However, you’ll be dry and warm having fun inside with these fun and family-friendly indoor activities:

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The rain might be pouring outside. However, you’ll be dry and warm having fun inside with these fun and family-friendly indoor activities.

Gone are the days of having to stay cooped up inside playing board games until the bad weather passes, in Mandurah the fun doesn’t stop just because the rain starts! Mandurah is full to the brim with engaging, active and exciting activities that are suitable for the whole family. Whether your family is looking to burn off some energy, challenge your minds or get creative – there’s something for everyone to enjoy and all while staying dry.

Get active, indoors!

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For the kids who are bouncing up and down with energy, give them something to jump on other than the couch with the many indoor activities at Inflatable World or Flip Out Mandurah Indoor Trampoline Park.

Inflatable World is just how the name sounds, a colourful indoor world with inflatable slides, climbable towers, jumping pillows, bouncy castles and more! Kids of all ages as well as adults (if you dare) are encouraged to bounce and enjoy the indoor attractions that will get the little and the big family members jumping with joy.

If trampolines are more your style, Flip Out is a great day trip when the family are eager to get active but can’t head outdoors. Not only is Flip Out a flippin’ good trampoline park but they also offer foam pits, inflatable attractions and ninja courses (for little and big ninjas). Kids will be able to runamuck during the day, allowing them to sit still and relax when they get back home. Check out their calendar before visiting to see what events are on and to book in your spot.

For the under 8 year olds, Giggle Zone BOORN Playcentre, Mini land and Cafeis an exciting indoor space. Giggle Zone is more than just a playground but a unique environment that not only encourages children to have fun but also to learn with activities to test physical coordination. Mandurah’s Giggle Zone also has a new baby area where infants up to 8 months can play with developmental toys and equipment.

If your kids are older, scale a wall at the Mandurah Indoor Rock Climbing Centre. This will not only improve their motor skills but also tire them out for a good night’s sleep! Alongside rock climbing, there’s also ninja courses, aerial classes and bouldering. During school holidays, the Centre also runs special events and day trips for kids of different ages. Your kids (and you) will be spoiled for choice when visiting the Mandurah Indoor Rock Climbing Centre.

Escape Experiences

Challenge the mind, explore your imagination and get the family working together with an escape room at Escape Squad Mandurah. Kids and parents will have great fun combining their skills to solve puzzles, find clues, and ultimately escape the room together as a family. There are three rooms to choose from, each with its own unique theme that changes seasonally as well as ranging in difficulty from easy to medium to hard. This is the perfect indoor activity that takes the kids away from the screens and stimulates creativity!

Splashing fun

Rain, hail or shine, the indoor Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre provides plenty of activities for parents and children to burn some energy, have fun and make a splash. The Centre holds a 50 metre outdoor pool, indoor leisure pool with kids’ water playground, indoor 25 metre program pool and wellness centre with spa and sauna. There are also barbeques, outdoor lounges and beanbags and a cafe. With so many different activities at the Centre, families can create their day out specific to the wants of all family members.

Entertainment

Welcome to Game On Mandurah, a vibrant community hub where hobbies, gaming and great food come together for family fun! Dive into comfy booths, gaming tables and funky purple walls.

Connect over interactive games like MTG and Warhammer. Everyone is welcome to join, enjoy their hobbies and access free games from the extensive library.

Their cafe and barista bar offer excellent coffee. Enjoy mouthwatering hotdogs, burgers and sweet treats at our in-store diner. Don’t miss out on the fun – visit Game On for a fun experience.

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Mandurah Performing Arts Centre is an exciting hub of shows, sculptures, stories, concerts, workshops and diverse art pieces. Visitors are invited to explore, engage and interact with the wide array of activities and sights, providing endless entertainment for the whole family. Throughout the year the Arts Centre also hosts different events to appeal to kids, be sure to view their calendar before planning your visit.

When you’re searching for a relaxing indoor activity for the whole family, book a movie at Mandurah’s Reading Cinemas. There’s something cosy and comforting about watching a movie at the cinema when the weather is rainy outside. The Cinema screens all of the latest movies with a great selection to appeal to kids. Buy some popcorn and drink before you head in and enjoy the cosy interior as you relax in front of the big screen.

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No matter what your family’s interests may be, Mandurah has a wide range of exciting indoor activities to ensure endless fun for everyone. Whether your little ones have energy to burn, the family are looking for a challenge in an Escape Room or you’re looking for a space to relax and enjoy a film – Mandurah offers a plethora of indoor activities that are available all year long, no matter the weather outside. No more fretting about what to do on a rainy day in Mandurah, these indoor activities are guaranteed to entertain and excite all family members big and small. 

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Natural Attractions, Nature Parks & Tours

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Discover a diverse range of nature experiences in the Mandurah region

The Mandurah region boasts a wealth of protected waterways, national parks, nature reserves and nature parks. See our top choices of what to explore on your next visit!

SALT AND BUSH ECO TOURS

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Salt and Bush Eco Tours speciality bird, wildlife and nature trips can be land or water-based (from foot peddled kayaks) along the Ramsar protected wetlands of the Peel Harvey Estuary and Yalgorup Lakes – a truly unique way to be relaxed by nature.

August marks the approximate start of the Djilba the Noongar season, where the bush bursts into yellows and whites with many acacia species in flower. We also start to see the emergence of more variety of native orchids which is a highlight on our wildflower tours.

Find the best wildflower locations in the Peel Region on a guided private wildflower tour. Locate a diversity of beautiful flora and learn about how they thrive. Professional Naturalist guides will take you on a wonderful wildflower sojourn. To view wild flower tour options click here.

Yalgorup National Park

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Stretching from south of Mandurah to Preston Beach, the park is known for its ten elongated lakes, beautiful tuart and peppermint woodlands and the ancient thrombolite reef at Lake Clifton. The park provides visitors panoramic views of the beaches, dunes and lakes, walking trails and picnic spots. It is home to a variety of native animals, birds and wildflowers that are prolific in season.

Creery Wetlands Nature Reserve

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The 29-hectare nature reserve has a series of connected boardwalks and pathways with informative signage and bird-watching areas. Whether you are interested in birds, wildlife or just enjoy a stroll by the estuary, the area is a fascinating and enjoyable environment to explore.

Samphire Cove Nature Reserve, Halls Head

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Located on the north-western side of the Peel Inlet, the reserve includes scenic boardwalks, two bird hides (one with all-abilities access), an information shelter and a barbecue area nearby.

Len Howard Conservation Park, Erskine

Situated by the shores of the Peel Inlet and Mandurah Estuary, the park includes walking trails along the estuary and wetlands, bird-watching sites and a grassed area for picnics.

Ways to Nature walk the entire length of the Erskine Trail from the western end of the Park to the east. You’ll learn about the diverse habitats and see great estuary views on their 2-hour walk.

Serpentine National Park

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Best known for the waterfall that cascades over a sheer granite rock face, the park abounds with scenic beauty and is a sanctuary for an array of plants and animals. It is a great place for bushwalks or a picnic by the falls.

Lake Goegrup Nature Reserve

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Forming part of the Serpentine River system, the reserve includes a walking trail that runs along the Serpentine River, providing an experience of river and wetland environments.

Lane Poole Reserve, Dwellingup

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The Murray River meandering through towering jarrah forest and valleys make this reserve, just outside of Dwellingup, an enchanting place to visit. Covering more than 55,000 hectares, the park offers plenty of space and options for a range of outdoor activities. Stay overnight at one of the many campsites or pack a picnic and enjoy a day trip exploring this stunning location.

Island Point Reserve, Herron

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Situated on the shores of Harvey Estuary, the reserve provides a lovely sheltered beach for swimming or bird watching and bush trails to wander. Salt and Bush Eco Tours offer a 2-hour walk around the area, where you can be guided for 3.5km and discover and share natures’ stories that exist in this amazing global biodiversity hotspot.

Herron Point, Birchmont

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Between Mandurah and Pinjarra, the area is ideal for camping, picnics, swimming, walking and birdwatching.

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