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Wild Mud Crab Catching

Spend half a day learning about crabbing and Australian nature

Cairns 78 Booked

Enjoy a lunch of freshly cooked mud crab on board and chat with the local guide about the best techniques for catching mud crabs

  • Explore the natural beauty of Cairns on a picturesque boat trip
  • Try catching Australia’s famous mud crabs and pick up useful crabbing tricks
  • Learn about the local environment and culture from experienced guides
  • Enjoy a sumptuous seafood lunch on board with wonderful natural views
What We Love:

Go on a truly Aussie adventure when traveling in Cairns - the Wild Mud Crab Catching Tour is a day spent outdoors with interesting activities and delicious food. Start the day with a convenient hotel pick up and head on a boat ride that will take you on a scenic mini-cruise with the chance to catch Australia’s famous mud crabs. Take in the natural beauty of Cairns and get a taste of the wet tropics - literally. Under the watchful eye of local experts, you will get to try catching mud crabs and learn about the local environment, culture and, of course, fishing and crabbing techniques. Enjoy a lunch of fresh mud crab meat on board and make sure to snap a photo or two to remember the day!

Activity Details

4 Hours


Min 1 Traveler(s)

Hotel Pick Up

24 Hours

No Cancelation


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Inclusive Of:

  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • Delicious tropical lunch with fresh mud crab cooked on the boat
  • Tackle and bait for fishing
  • Expert local commentary by knowledgeable guide
  • Toilet and washing facilities on board
  • Free hotel pick up and return (central Cairns area only)


  • Morning departure: 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Afternoon departure: 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Please select your preferred time at check out
  • Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 4-14

How To Use

  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time in advance. As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route

Meet Up:

  • If your hotel is located outside the pick up area, you can head to meeting spot directly
  • Meet up location: Marlin Jetty Cairns
  • We suggest guests arrive at least 10 min before the depature time if you choose the meet up option
  • Approximately 0.55km (6 min walk) from Cairns


  • Once confirmed, no cancelations may be made
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