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.

9am – 10.30am
Peel Produce Market

Begin your day at the Peel Produce Market, located along Dawesville Foreshore. Sip on coffee while enjoying panoramic views of the estuary. Browse through stalls offering an array of locally sourced fruits, vegetables, and artisanal products, perfect for stocking up on picnic essentials.

Juice ship at Peel Produce Market

Aquatic & Coastal

10.45am – 12pm
Visit Giant Seba’s Song

Next, visit Seba’s Song, one of Thomas Dambo’s Giants of Mandurah, overlooking the Dawesville Channel in Wannanup. Be on the lookout for playful dolphins, as they’re often spotted swimming nearby.

a woman sitting on a rock next to a wooden giant sculpture

Aquatic & Coastal

12.3opm – 3pm
Enjoy a Floating BBQ Lunch

Experience a unique adventure aboard Mandurah’s BBQ boats. Hire one of their donut-shaped boats for a tranquil BBQ on the water. Powered by eco-friendly motors, enjoy a quiet cruise. Or choose from a range of boats from Mandurah Boat Hire to explore Mandurah’s waterways at your leisure.

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Aquatic & Coastal

3.30pm – 5pm
Stroll Through Dolphin Quay

Explore Mandurah Marina and Dolphin Quay after your water adventure. Discover shops, boutiques, and eateries at Dolphin Quay. Enjoy unique souvenirs, local crafts, and delicious treats amidst the lively waterfront scene.

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Aquatic & Coastal

5pm – 7pm
Wrap up the perfect day

Wind down your day with a relaxing evening at Brewvino overlooking Mandjar Bay. Unwind with a selection of craft beers, fine wines, and specialty cocktails, perfectly paired with a tempting menu of shared plates and appetizers. Sit back, relax, and toast to a beautiful day in Mandurah.

Brewvino Mandurah

Aquatic & Coastal

8am – 9.30am
Enjoy an award-winning Breakfast

Wake up to a delightful breakfast experience at Wood and Stone Cafe. Located by the foreshore, this family-run gem offers a welcoming atmosphere and a menu featuring delicious options like Caprese baked eggs, signature waffles, and brekky burgers, all served with premium coffee.

Breakfast at Wood and Stone Cafe Mandurah

Family Fun

10am – 11am
Take a Pirate Cruise

Embark on an exciting adventure aboard Mandurah’s very own Pirate Ship. Join Captain Pete Blackbeard and his crew for a swashbuckling journey filled with dress-ups, chanteys, and the chance to steer the ship. Ranked as one of the top family-friendly experiences globally, this cruise promises a memorable time for all ages.

Pirate Ship Crab Fest Cruise 2

Family Fun

11.30am – 11.45am
Mandurah Visitor Centre

Explore the Mandurah Visitor Centre, crowned ‘Best Visitor Centre in WA’ for two consecutive years. Discover information about Mandurah’s attractions and pick up a guide for the Giants of Mandurah adventure. Dive into Mandurah’s Aboriginal creation story through the immersive 3D Augmented Reality masterpiece.

Augmented Reality Experience at the Mandurah Visitor Centre

Family Fun

Visit The Santi Ikto Giant

Begin your Giant adventure with a visit to Santi Ikto, one of the whimsical sculptures by artist Thomas Dambo. These sculptures celebrate nature’s wonders and invite you to engage in playful exploration. The trail starts at Calypso Road in Halls Head and offers a picturesque Grade 3 walking experience.

two children standing in front of a giant wooden sculpture

Family Fun

1.15pm – 2.30pm
Lunch at TODS Cafe, Halls Head

Refuel with a delicious meal at TODS Cafe Halls Head, overlooking the stunning Indian Ocean. Indulge in an all-day breakfast, lunch specialties, toasted sandwiches, wraps, and a dedicated kids’ menu. With its prime waterfront location, TODS Cafe promises a dining experience to remember.

a plate of food sitting on a table with a cup of coffee next to it

Family Fun

3pm – 5pm
Hire E-scooters

Experience Mandurah’s sights and sounds on an e-scooter or e-bike from The Bike Kiosk. Located near the Mandurah Visitor Centre, choose from a range of e-rideables suitable for all ages and skill levels. Explore the Eastern and Western foreshores, Dolphin Quay, and the Marina at your own pace.

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Family Fun

5.30pm – 7.30pm
Dinner at Boundary Island Brewery

Conclude your day with a relaxed dining experience at Boundary Island Brewery. Nestled within Mandurah Quay Resort, this waterfront venue offers a selection of craft beers and delicious meals. Enjoy the tranquil ambiance as you savor award-winning brews and culinary delights, making it a perfect end to your family adventure in Mandurah.

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Family Fun

8.30am – 10am
Nourish Your Soul

Fuel up for an exciting day ahead with a delicious breakfast at Nourishing Soul Café setting the stage for your nature-filled adventure.

Nourishing the Soul Cafe Mandurah

Nature & Wildlife

10am – 10.30am
Meet Yaburgurt Cirkelstone

Discover one of Thomas Dambo’s Giants of Mandurah – ‘Yaburgurt Cirkelstone’- overlooking the Peel-Harvey Estuary.

a large wooden sculpture of a person sitting on the ground

Nature & Wildlife

10.30am – 11.30am
Visit the wetlands

Lose yourself in the tranquil oasis of Creery Wetlands, a 29-hectare nature reserve, where you can spot a diverse array of birdlife and immerse yourself in nature’s serenity.

an aerial view of a person walking on a boardwalk over a marsh

Nature & Wildlife

12pm – 2pm
Brewery lunch

Head south to Thorny Devil Brewery located near Yalgorup National Park. This place serves up not just tasty food, but lip-smacking craft beer too. Fill our bellies and keep the adventure rolling.

a group of people sitting at picnic tables under yellow umbrellas at a brewery

Nature & Wildlife

2pm – 2.30pm
See the earliest known life forms on Earth

Take a journey back in time as you marvel at the ancient living fossils of Lake Clifton Thrombolites, a fascinating glimpse into Earth’s history.

Lake Clifton Thrombolites

Nature & Wildlife

2.30pm – 4pm
Find the secret Giant

Follow the bush path for an exciting reward at the end – the discovery of Jyttes Hytte, the secret Giant tucked away in the beautiful landscapes of Yalgorup National Park.

a wooden sculpture of a person hugging a tree in the woods

Nature & Wildlife

4.30pm – 5.30pm
Watch the kangaroos grazing

On the way back to Mandurah, stop at Melros Reserve in Dawesville to watch the kangaroos grazing at sunset.

Kangaroos in Mandurah

Nature & Wildlife

5.45pm – 7.30pm
Dinner with a View

Just down the road is Café Coast in Wannanup. Here, your dinner comes with beautiful views of the Port Bouvard Marina. And with a little bit of luck you may see some dolphins too.

Waterside Lunch at Cafe Coast Wannanup

Nature & Wildlife

7am – 8.15am
Start Strong: Mataya’s Morning Magic

Kickstart your day with a hearty and nutritious breakfast at Mataya Eatery, offering a range of healthy options to energise you for the day ahead.

Acai Bowl on a table at a restaurant with a magazine and spoon next to it.

Adventure & Sports

8.30am – 11.30am
Paddle or Peddle Adventure

Dive into adventure by either joining a thrilling kayak tour with Downunder Discoveries, exploring Mandurah’s waterways, or opt for an exciting Giant e-bike tour to discover the city’s hidden gems with ease and speed.

Ride the Giants E Bike Tours

Adventure & Sports

11.45am – 1.15pm
Lunch at the Pen

Refuel with a delicious lunch at The Pen Mandurah, offering delectable dishes to satisfy your appetite and recharge for the rest of your day.

The Peninsula Bar and Restaurant Mandurah

Adventure & Sports

2pm – 4.30pm
Hang around in the trees

Head to Dwellingup and experience the adrenaline rush of ziplining through the treetops at Treetops Adventure Park. Feel the wind in your hair as you soar above the forest canopy, embracing the thrill of adventure.

Trees Adventure Dwellingup

Adventure & Sports

5.30pm – 7.30pm
Be spoilt for choice for dinner

Wrap up your action-packed day with a satisfying dinner at one of the many restaurants nestled at Dolphin Quay, located in Mandurah’s Ocean Marina. Choose from a variety of cuisines and enjoy waterfront dining while reflecting on the day’s adventures.

Mandurah Dolphin Quay at Mandurah Ocean Marina

Adventure & Sports

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

Floating Lunch

Sit back and take in the natural beauty of the region aboard the Murray River Lunch Cruise, a relaxing half-day cruise, exploring Mandurah’s picturesque waterways and the serene Murray River. Enjoy a delicious lunch on board, served upon entering the serene, winding Murray River.


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

A piece of France for Breakfast

Start the morning by the water with breakfast at Lily Paris, a French cafe and patisserie, located in Dolphin Quay in the Mandurah Ocean Marina. Grab a coffee and pastry or toasties and stroll around the Dolphin Quay indoor markets and boutique shops.

Lily Paris Breakfast in 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.

Black Stump Gallery, Mandurah

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.

Instagram Trail Mandurah

Arts & Culture

Learn about Mandurah’s Aboriginal history & culture

Uncover Bindjareb’s Noongar culture: Explore Mandurah’s Aboriginal art or join a guided tour for an enriching experience.

Aboriginal artworks Mandurah

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

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