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Cairns Catcha Crab

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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Awesome day with great hosts

If you want a great day out try cairns catch a crab, you get great hosts ,great lunch and fishing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
raelene y
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Wonthaggi, Australia
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Something different.

Refreshing change from the big commercial tours. Tony really looks after you, more like heading out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew W
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  • Average8%
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“mud crab”(30 reviews)
“caught fish”(6 reviews)
“clams”(29 reviews)
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Crabbing and fishing half-day tours with a guaranteed feed of wild caught QLD mudcrab. Established in 1991 and proud to be locally owned and operated, by Tony Hodgetts.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a great day out try cairns catch a crab, you get great hosts ,great lunch and fishing and crabbing all rolled into one, this was probably my 6th day out and it wont be my last,Tony and Dianne are always welcoming and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Refreshing change from the big commercial tours. Tony really looks after you, more like heading out with a family member rather than a tour operator. Thanks mate.

Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What a great family day out. Tony the skipper shares his wealth of knowledge of the area as the boat cruises along down the river. Pulling up the crab pots, Tony explains what he is doing and why and shows the children and adults...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Catch a Crab was a fantastic day out.. we had such a great time in a week we went twice..if we were in Cairns longer we’d go again and again..Tony was a lot of fun and Di was absolutely lovely..great family day out on the...More

Thank Belinda B
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Caught loads of crabs and caught some amazing fish. Sat down to eat crab, sashami & fruit platter! Lovely tour guides and down to earth Aussies. Tony can play the harmonica extremely well. Well worth the $95 spent. Drinks are very reasonably priced. Will visit...More

Thank Colleen J
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Tony is such a fun lovable man He makes the whole experience so much fun And don’t forget his amazing assistant in her Hawaii shirt. Thanks guys for the best tour the best crabs and the best laughs I recommend you guys out of any...More

Thank Lisa Marie B
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

great sense of humour :), Kept us entertained all day.Fresh mud Crabs for lunch that much to eat we couldn't finish them :).

1  Thank nick h
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing day we had with these guys! Tony was brilliant, great sense of humour. Caught crabs 🦀 and fish 🎣. Lunch was provided which was fresh seafood! Can’t not recommend this place highly enough!

Thank Melanie K
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our morning out with skipper Tony and deck hand Kevin. We had a wonderful time - loved Tony's keen sense of humour! The haul included a crab and two fish - however we would have enjoyed the experience just as much even if...More

1  Thank karenbrennan64
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd trip out with Tony on Catcha Crab. We just couldnt wait to get back out on the water in the beautiful Cairns weather. Took 2 kids along for the trip. They even managed to catch a fish each and enjoyed the...More

Thank Nikie F
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