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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.

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.

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.

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).

Mandurah Tourist Fun Train Company
“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.

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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