Rotary Family Fun Day and Duck Race

The Rotary Family Fun Day and Duck Race is held each year on Easter Saturday (30th March 2024) on the Eastern Foreshore in Mandurah. There is a program of free music and entertainment throughout the day, market stalls, novelty events, children’s activities, displays and the annual Duck Race in mid-afternoon on the estuary.

This is an annual event designed for Rotary to say ‘thanks’ to the community for support during the previous 12 months. More than 50 volunteers (Rotarians, families and friends) are required to conduct the event, with help from many other community groups in Mandurah.

Retail Therapy in Mandurah

Need a good dose of retail therapy? Look no further. Stroll through the streets of Mandurah and explore the many shops, galleries and forums.

Retail Therapy in Mandurah

Boutique stores, handmade crockery, art galleries and locally made honey.

Need a good dose of retail therapy? Look no further. Stroll through the streets of Mandurah and explore the many shops, galleries and forums. Embracing the talents of the local community, shopping in Mandurah always surprises and delights, sharing stories through gifts, objects and even food! Mandurah offers unique and wonderful shopping experiences for everyone! Grab your tote bags, we’re going shopping.

Shopping in Mandurah

Everyone loves a good shop (they don’t call it retail therapy for nothing!) especially when those shops showcase the work of local artisans, Australian-made gifts and artwork inspired by WA’s naturescape. Here’s our insider-tips on where to shop when you’re in Mandurah. 

The Whizz Pop Candy Shop

Be the favourite parent by taking your little ones to Whizz Pop Candy Shop! Explore their shelves of delicious lollies, candies, chocolates and more. With bright colours, yummy sweets and jolly staff members—you’ll even enjoy the childlike fun the shop sparks! Plus, they even have fresh locally-sourced gelato (we recommend the double scoop). A sweet time for the whole family that’s for sure.

Broome Staircase Designs

Everyone deserves to enjoy the finer things in life… and what could be finer than a pearl necklace from Broome Staircase Designs. Showcasing the incredible work of designer Julia Prynne, you’ll feel like royalty browsing these exquisite pieces. Taking inspiration from nature, Julia’s jewellery often features the Boab Tree tree of life engraved into the face of many pieces and, of course, the Broome pearls are at the forefront of each design. 

Broome Staircase Designs Mandurah

Peel Pottery

Owned and operated by the incredibly talented ceramicist Murray, Peel Pottery has been providing beautiful ceramics for over 35 years. Candle holders, chip ‘n’ dips, bowls and more, there’s nothing quite like a ceramic made from the legendary Murray. Browse the Instagram page to see their latest events & markets. 

Frisky Deer

Frisky Deer is a thoughtful and beautiful shop that you could quite easily spend hours browsing. Linen clothing, ceramic planters and beach shell photo frames sums up nicely the coastal vibes of the store. With their cafe attached, we recommend going during breakfast or lunch for a cappuccino and a bite to eat.

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Frisky Deer Homewares & Clothing Boutique in Mandurah

The Wellness Store

The Wellness Store boasts a curated selection of health and wellbeing goods, complemented by the finest organic coffee brewed with recycled rainwater.

Nestled in a serene garden seating area, adorned with two friendly chooks, Penny and Storm, always ready for a bit of human interaction.

This unique business offers an oasis for those seeking clean coffee, featuring organic brews, homemade almond milk, and daily cold-pressed juices. The menu extends to wholesome muffins and raw slices, crafted with love in-store.

Step into the harmonious atmosphere, surrounded by a veggie garden and fruit trees. More than just a health store, The Wellness Store stands out as a different experience. A family-owned business, conveniently located just minutes from Mandurah’s heart, it provides a drive-thru option for added convenience.

Welcoming both kiddies and pets (on a leash), The Wellness Store invites visitors to embrace a distinct health journey that’s local, accessible, and brimming with positive vibes.

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The Wellness Store Mandurah

Mandurah Forum

When you’re looking to shop ‘til you drop, Mandurah Forum is the place to be. Whether you’re looking for clothing, beauty, toys for the kids or electronics—there’s something for everyone at Mandurah Forum with more than 155 specialty stores. Rally the family up because no one will want to miss out on this trip.

Drakesbrook Antiques & Collectables

Located in Waroona, Drakesbrook Antiques is only a short drive away from Mandurah’s city, and it’s worth every kilometer. Beginning in 1995, Drakesbrook has grown into a renowned spot for shoppers, collectors or simply the curious. Be warned, it’s easy to get lost in their shelves with the wide array of quirky and exciting treasures.

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Drakesbrook Antiques & Collectables in Waroona

Art galleries

Rain, hail or shine—no matter the weather, exploring Mandurah’s plethora of art is guaranteed to impress. Admire the sheer talent of visual artists, enjoy the creativity of street installations or even ponder the beauty of the incredible beach sunsets. Art flows through Mandurah, offering great wonderment to the city.

Black Stump Gallery

Located within the Mandurah Visitor Centre, the Black Stump Gallery Mandurah by local artist Emma Blyth showcases her unique artworks and gifts available for purchase. Emma Blyth’s colourful art has been inspired by the amazing beauty and colours of the Australian outback and remote coastlines and her love of Australia really shines through in her amazing pieces.

Emma Blyth at her Blackstump Gallery located inside the Mandurah Visitor Centre

Featured Wood Gallery & Museum

Owner John Ablett has spent more than 25 years sourcing an eclectic range of antiques, each with a focus on his great love of woodwork. Combining his Australian heritage (dating back to the 1840s) and working with local Noongars (depicting their 50,000 year old culture), the Wood Gallery & Museum presents WA’s greatest wood artifacts and treasures.  

Terrace Art Framers

If you’re purchasing a new piece of artwork, it only makes sense to purchase a new art frame to match. Mandurah’s Terrace Art Framers have become the preferred picture framers for photographers, artists and painters across Western Australia. Family run and operated, they’ll make your picture perfect by fitting a frame to your particular artwork. 


If you’re visiting Mandurah, the markets are a must! Exploring markets is a great way to discover local artisans, hear their stories and show your appreciation for the community. With a wide range of shopping, activities and live entertainment—you’ll want to make sure you pop by Mandurah over a weekend to experience the fun. 

Peel Produce Markets

The Peel Produce Markets are a beautiful community market, shining the light on the local offerings made by the locals themselves. Hosted every Saturday 8am – 12PM, enjoy the local produce stalls, hot breakfasts, coffee, fresh juices and live music. 

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Juice stall at Peel Produce Market, Dawesville

Mandjar Markets

Located on the picturesque Eastern Foreshore under the shady trees, the Mandjar Markets are renowned as Mandurah’s premier waterfront markets. Trading every Sunday 9AM – 3PM (from October – April), prepare yourself for arts and crafts, homemade foods and even pony rides! There’s lots to experience when visiting the markets in Mandurah. 

There’s something for everyone

Exploring Mandurah’s shops alone offers a whole weekend of entertainment. With many items made by the locals in the community, Mandurah’s shopping offers something unique, curious and stimulating. Accommodating to all budgets big and small, there’s truly something for everyone when you need a dose of retail therapy.  

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Pet-friendly accommodation & experiences

Worried about leaving the pooch at home whilst you’re on holiday? With Mandurah’s many pet-friendly accommodation options and fun activities, now you don’t have to! Bring your four-legged companion on the holiday with you.

Pet-friendly accommodation and experiences

Pet-friendly accommodation and experiences in Mandurah

Worried about leaving the pooch at home whilst you’re on holiday? With Mandurah’s many pet-friendly accommodation options and fun activities, now you don’t have to! Bring your four-legged companion on the holiday with you.

If you can’t bear the thought of holidaying without your furry friend, Mandurah has plenty of comfortable accommodation options and exciting activities to cater to the whole family… including your canine! Get your paws on these great deals.

Pet-friendly accommodation

Mandurah Coastal Holiday Park

Mandurah’s renowned Coastal Holiday Park is located only 500 meters from the glorious beachside. With Silver Sands Dog Beach and Halls Head Dog Beach only a short drive away, a few rounds of fetch on the sand is essential (just don’t forget the tennis ball). The Holiday Park boasts a great range of pet-friendly cabins and beach shacks, perfectly suited to keep the family and your pets happy and relaxed.

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Image: Mandurah Coastal Holiday Park

Twin Waters Caravan Park

Nestled between Melros Beach and the Estuary, this is an ideal getaway location for your family (pet included!) What makes this spot particularly special is the fantastic location. Within a 5 minute radius of the accommodation is the Cut Golf Course, Lawn Bowling Club, plenty of restaurants and two supermarkets. With everything you need in walking distance, there will be endless opportunities to sneak in walkies throughout your day. To book your stay, simply get in touch with the caravan park and they’ll make sure your pet needs are catered for.

Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park

If you really want to treat your pup, take them to Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park! Upon arrival you’ll receive a pet ‘Welcome Pack’ which includes lots of goodies for you and your companion. In addition, the accommodation is central to many dog-friendly parks and beaches. Take a walk, sniff out the area and arrive at one of the nearby spots. Pet accommodation may require a $50 bond that is redeemable (with conditions) at the end of your stay.

Miami Holiday Park

The Miami Holiday Park is situated between the waterways of the Peel Estuary and the Indian Ocean, making it the ideal spot to kick back and relax as your pooch splashes about in the water. All pets are welcome at the Miami Holiday Park (Pet Policy applies) with the Park even featuring a dog washing station on site so you can keep your dog looking picture perfect for all of your Insta-photos.

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Miami Holiday Park

Lane Poole Reserve

If you’re tired of seeing the “no dogs allowed” signage across different reserves, the Lane Poole Reserve aims to welcome pets into designated nature areas. The Reserve allows dogs in some areas whilst under control and on a leash. Although there are some natural areas that don’t permit domestic animals due to conservation reasons, there are still plenty of spots where you can enjoy the beauty of the outdoors with your pet!

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Lane Poole Reserve, Dwellingup

Mandurah Quay Resort

If you want to bring your pet on holiday but you don’t want to sacrifice luxury, with Mandurah Quay Resort you don’t have to! The Resort offers spacious villas to make you (and your pooch) feel indulged and pampered. Talk to the friendly team and they’ll arrange your $25 fee plus $200 pet bond. Situated on the beautiful Peel Inlet beach, you’ll be spoiled for choice for walks and day trips.

Pet-friendly activities

Giants of Mandurah

Come on an extraordinary quest as you go hunting for the Giants of Mandurah.  This magical adventure will take you into some of Mandurah’s most iconic landscapes and breathtaking scenery. Begin at Mandurah’s Visitor Centre and choose your own adventure on your journey to discovering each hidden Giant.

Dogs on a lead are allowed at all sites except for the site of the Secret Giant. Please keep your dog on a lead, and remember to clean up after him.

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Little Lui by Thomas Dambo, Giants of Mandurah

Mandurah Boat Hire

If you’re taking a trip with a Chihuahua, Maltese, Miniature Schnauzer or any small dog that doesn’t shed, you’re in luck – you can hop on a boat with your furry friend! Sail the Mandurah waterways with your little friend on your lap.

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Mandurah Boat Hire

Mandurah Boat Charters

Enjoy the crisp sea breeze alongside your pooch on one of the Mandurah Boat Charters! Similar to the boat hire, you’ll just have to make sure your pet is small, doesn’t shed and is under control (Terriers, we’re looking at you).

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Mandurah Boat Charters

Dog Park Leslie Street

One of Mandurah’s most popular locations for a good game of fetch is the Leslie Street dog park. This is Mandurah’s first enclosed dog park, offering a space for dogs small and large to run free. Fresh green grass, beautiful trees and a communal space that welcomes all dogs – this is a great spot for you and your pooch to meet other travellers and locals in the Mandurah area. 

SUP & Kayak Hire

Depending on whether your dog enjoys the water, many pet owners take their pooch for a paddle! Now don’t say we didn’t warn you though… if you’re taking a SUP board out with your pup, it does require some extra balancing skills. Rent out a SUP or Kayak from Mandurah Boat Hire… good luck!

SUP hire and dog Mandurah

Beach walks

A visit to Mandurah wouldn’t be complete without a long walk along the beach. Mandurah’s beaches are just too beautiful to miss! There are over 17 kms of coastline in Mandurah that allows for dogs to exercise off-lead. Plus, even more locations that allow for dogs to explore on lead. From Avoca Place in Madora Bay, to the Western end of Falcon Bay – there’s plenty of fantastic spots spread across Mandurah.

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Estuary reserved walks

There are 26 reserves spread across Mandurah that allow your dog to run free off-lead. From Madora Bay, Lakelands, Dudley Park and Dawesville, take your dog for a run all over the city. Just make sure you pick up after your pup as it’s an offense to leave your poo behind. City of Mandurah offers free poo bags at many locations throughout the area. So stock up when you see the next station!

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Village Beach, Wannanup

Restaurants with outdoor seating

After all of your outdoor activities, make sure you dig into a good feed! Take your pup to one of the fantastic restaurants in Mandurah that offers pet-friendly outdoor dining. Tod’s Cafe, Flic’s Kitchen, Hummingbird, Wood & Stone, Sharky’s, Dlight’s Café, Café Coast, Boardwalk@DQ, Nourishing the Soul Cafe… and more! These spots usually have a bowl of water available for pups too, if not just ask the staff and they’ll be happy to help!

Spoil your fur baby!

If you’re looking for your next holiday location, look no further! Mandurah welcomes all dogs (and humans), big and small. With plenty of stunning nature locations, places for walkies and spots to eat – it’s safe to say, you won’t be short on things to do with your pooch.

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