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 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.

Boat Hire Mandurah

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.

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

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

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

Get your adrenaline pumping

Speed across an estuary twice the size of Sydney Harbour on
a jet ski with Stag Watersports.

Jet Ski Tours Mandurah

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

Peel Produce Market

Get a fresh start in the morning at Peel Produce Market in Dawesville. On every Saturday morning, this beautiful market at the Dawesville foreshore is a great outing for families. Browse the local produce stalls, enjoy coffee, fresh juices or hot breakfasts by the water while listening to live music. There are also great activities for the kids.

Peel Produce Market, Dawesville (Mandurah)

Family Fun

Hop on the Mini Toot

Enjoy 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. Koolaanga Waabiny Playground, Mandurah Eastern Foreshore Playground and Osprey Waters Foreshore Playground are very popular.

Playgrounds 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.

Embark on tailor-made guided tours of the bushland and waterways with Salt and Bush Eco Tours, and immerse yourself in the marvels of the natural world.

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

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