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Catch a Crab

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11-17 Birds Bay Dr | Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
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Gold Coast Catch a Crab Tour with Optional Seafood Lunch
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An Experience of a lifetime: Enjoyed by all ages, the multi-award-winning "Catch-a-Crab" tour offers a truly unforgettable experience. From the moment you step aboard, you'll take part in an exciting range of fun activities. You'll see some of the natural wonders of this spectacular region up close and catch a glimpse of the unique Australian lifestyle. Enjoy activities of pelican feeding, trapping for crabs, fishing, yabbie pumping (tide permitting) learn how we farm our oysters and enjoy freshly opened oysters in the riverside oyster farm cafe. Try Freshly cooked mudcrab or spanner crab combined with local oysters or one our mixed seafood platters for a delicious seafood experience.
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“oysters” (11 reviews)
“great fun” (4 reviews)
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11-17 Birds Bay Dr | Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

I am Steve, coming from Hong Kong. I joined the trip for catching crab, fishing and catching lobster with a pumping machine in August 2017. Price is very reasonable and very leisure without any crowding environments. We caught two big mud crab, which was the...More

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Matthew E, Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2017

Hi Steve, We are very please that you and your family enjoyed our tour, our staff try hard to make sure everyone has a memorable experience. Would you mind contacting our office on 0755999972 thank you.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Fresh seafood, friendly staff, a must for visitors to the Tweed. Tours with meals on the Catch a Crab boat are available to explore the the local waterways.More

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Dear Lifexplored, Thankyou to you and your wife for the recent visit to Catch a Crab, and the great feedback. Being classified as a "must do" whilst on the Tweed is an honour, and we would be happy for you both to return and join...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

We had an amazing experience here at Catch-a-crab. Elijah and the rest of the crew were very helpful and informative. My son had not caught a fish so one of the crew took him to the back of the boat and showed him how to...More

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Dear Brownfam, Thankyou for your show of appreciation with such an excellent review. We train all our team to provide a high personalised level of customer service to our guests, which even includes catching a fish. The combination of fun action packed activities and a...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Had two lunch sets to share between two adults and two children, and the servings were more than adequate with two big crabs, chips and oysters. The oysters were off, but the owner changed it to fresh ones immediately and those were lovely. The tour...More

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2017

Thankyou for the positive feedback Tougei, we are so happy to hear that you had a good experience at Catch a Crab. Due to cyclonic conditions prior to your stay and the closure of our beautiful Terranora lakes for farming, we had to source oysters...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed February 2, 2017

The trip was fun and action packed, and our whole family of nine had great fun. Although the main selling point was crab catching, the yappies, bird feeding, and even fishing were equally appealing. The only downside was that the boat was a bit crowded...More

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2017

Dear C C, It brings the team at Catch a Crab much satisfaction to receive great reports such as this. I remember your family well, and it was really nice to see the mothers and children making the most of the experience even in our...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

A very family friendly activity amongst the beautiful tweed river environment. Staff were both friendly and helpful, the boat was driven smoothly throughout. The activities were a good duration and engaged children both young and old. Overall a nice casual and relaxing afternoon on the...More

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Dear Zara, Thankyou for your kind words and good review. Its great to hear when we can help create fun memories and a good experience for all the family. If your ever return to the Gold Coast, we would love for your family to visit...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We visited this attraction when our son was 4 who is now a 20 years old . A lot has changed over the years with the inclusion of the restaurant and the oyster farm but remembered the very core experience . The yabbie pumping had...More

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Dear Maricel, Firstly, the team at Catch a Crab would like to thank you and your family for visiting us again and getting to experience all the improvements we have to our attraction. Also, its great to hear when all generations of a family can...More

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Melody C
November 20, 2015|
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Response from Lward2 | Property representative |
Dear Melody, Yes we can assist with return transfer pick up from hotels in surfers paradise. It is $25 per adult. Pick up time is from 7:30am onwards. We still operate in wet weather. Our boat is sheltered and our staff... More
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yayawu
October 26, 2015|
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Dear Yayawu, You may head to our website + select tours & bookings. All the packages are listed on the website with the menu options , prices etc. Our tours are 2 hours on the boat + inc lunch 3 hours. Tour activities... More
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September 30, 2015|
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Response from Vietnam_rocks8 | Reviewed this property |
The session is pretty laid back and the boat takes many people. Suitable clothes would be something casual that you can get wet in, as you go to catch yabbies in the water. You get to taste the catch but it's only a small... More
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