One Day Itineraries

Enjoy a great day out
in Mandurah & surrounds

With so much to do and explore in Mandurah and surrounds, we have some day trip ideas for you to make planning easier and to get you out faster.

Have a healthy breakfast

Situated on Sholl St just one block back from the Mandurah foreshore, Mataya Eatery is the place to go for healthy, fresh and wholesome food sourced from local ingredients. Boost your metabolism with smashed avocado on pumpkin bread, healthy bagels or Acai bowls plus so much more. This will give you energy for the rest of the day.

Healthy Breakfast at Mataya Eatery Mandurah

Aquatic & Coastal

Be a boat owner for a day

Explore Mandurah’s calm waterways by hiring a boat, canoe or paddleboard from Mandurah Boat and Bike Hire. Discover sparkling canals, see lots of waterbirds and watch out for dolphins as you drive the boat yourself with no skipper’s ticket needed. For lunch, tie your boat up at the waterside restaurants at the Mandurah Ocean Marina to get some takeaway fish & chips.

Be a boat owner for a day

Aquatic & Coastal

Cheers to the evening

Finish the day off with drinks at Bar Therapy overlooking the Mandurah Estuary and Mandurah Traffic Bridge. Located at the historical Tuckey House, Bar Therapy is the place to relax and enjoy a drink with friends and family.

Drinks at Bar Therapy Mandurah

Aquatic & Coastal

Enjoy breakfast with a view

Found at Dolphin Quay at Mandurah’s Ocean Marina, the waterside Café Moka overlooks the beautiful marina. Their all-day breakfast menu features a well-stocked big breakfast and other tastebud tempting dishes like house made chocolate granola, whipped fetta and avo “bruschetta”, hotcakes and much more.

Cafe MOKA Mandurah

Eat & Drink

Get your lobster selfie-taken at lunch

Take a Wild Seafood Experience Cruise with Mandurah Cruises to catch your own lunch and enjoy a seafood feast on board. This is definitely a seafood lunch cruise with a difference and you can’t get your Western Rock Lobster (Crayfish) any fresher than that.

Mandurah Cruises Wild Seafood Experience

Eat & Drink

Share the ‘food’ love

Welcome the evening with cocktails at The Pen as you take in beautiful water views before heading to Flics Kitchen for dinner. Flics Kitchen’s “kinda like tapas” style of serving food allows for a fantastic atmosphere whilst sharing plates with your friends and family.

Share the food love at Flics Kitchen

Eat & Drink

Breakfast by the waterside

Enjoy breakfast at The Bay Café with beautiful views of the Mandurah Estuary.

Breakfast at The Bay Cafe Mandurah

Adventure & Sports

Adrenaline fuelled fun

Jump onboard the 1.5 hour Dolphin Island Adventure Tour with Mandurah Cruises high speed vessel.

Adrenaline fuelled fun with Mandurah Cruises

Adventure & Sports

Hang around in the trees

Head to Trees Adventure in Dwellingup to zip along the treetops.

Trees Adventure Dwellingup

Adventure & Sports

Be spoilt for choice for dinner

Enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants at Dolphin Quay at Mandurah’s Ocean Marina.

Mandurah Dolphin Quay at Mandurah Ocean Marina

Adventure & Sports

Hop on the Mini Toot

Start your morning with a train trip onboard the Tourist Fun Train along Mandurah’s Eastern Foreshore.

Mini Toot Tourist Fun Train Mandurah

Family Fun

Say ahoy and get ready to Yo Ho Ho

Go on a 45 minute cruise around Mandurah onboard Mandurah’s very own Pirate Ship.

The Pirate Ship Mandurah

Family Fun

Get some family lunch

Now it’s time to fill up those empty tummies. Enjoy some fish & chips or other nice meals from Cicerello’s.

Fish & Chips in Mandurah

Family Fun

Let the kids run wild

Let the kids burn some energy at the many playgrounds in or near Mandurah. The one at Mandurah’s Eastern Foreshore is very popular.

Eastern Foreshore Playground Mandurah

Family Fun

Nourish Your Soul

Enjoy your breakfast at the Nourishing Soul Café in Dudley Park overlooking the canals.

Nourishing the Soul Cafe Mandurah

Nature & Wildlife

Visit the wetlands

From the café, walk over to the Creery Wetlands, a 29-hectare nature reserve and bird watching area. The area is a fascinating and enjoyable environment to explore.

Explore the wonders of nature with custom guided bushland and waterway tours with Salt & Bush Eco Tours or add some wild to your wellbeing with Ways to Nature guided walks and enriching experiences and activities.

Creery Wetlands Mandurah

Nature & Wildlife

Waterside lunch

Head down to Café Coast in Wannanup for a lovely lunch that comes with beautiful views of the Port Bouvard Marina and with a little bit of luck you may see some dolphins.

Waterside Lunch at Cafe Coast Wannanup

Nature & Wildlife

See the earliest known life forms on Earth

Head further south to Lake Clifton and visit the 2,000-year old thrombolite reef – living fossils.

Lake Clifton Thrombolites

Nature & Wildlife

Watch the kangaroos grazing

On the way back, stop at Florida Beach in Wannanup to watch the kangaroos grazing in people’s front yards and in the nearby reserve at sunset.

Kangaroos in Mandurah

Nature & Wildlife

Breakfast at the old historic Mandurah Bakery

Go to Samudera Artisan Food & Bakehouse to enjoy a beautiful breakfast menu including handmade bread and lots of local produce. Samudera are baking handmade traditional artisan bread from their own live cultures, yeast and levians fresh every morning bringing the formerly Old Mandurah Bakery they are located at back to its former glory.

Breakfast at Samudera Mandurah

Arts & Culture

Visit Black Stump Gallery

Located at the Mandurah Visitor Centre, the beautiful Black Stump Gallery by local artist Emma Blyth showcases her unique artworks and gifts for purchase.

Blackstump Gallery by Emma Blyth

Arts & Culture

Explore Mandurah’s Public Art

Grab the Mandurah Instagram Trail flyer at the Mandurah Visitor Centre to explore Mandurah’s unique and iconic artworks.

3D Art Illusion Painting Mandurah

Arts & Culture

Learn about Mandurah’s Aboriginal history & culture

Hear Dreamtime stories, visit significant sites and learn about bush tucker on a walking, boat cruise or bus tour with Mandjoogoordap Dreaming.

George Walley from Mandjoogoordap Dreaming

Arts & Culture

Catch a Show

Have some dinner before you head over to the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre to enjoy one of their great shows and performances.

Show at Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

Arts & Culture