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Wild Mud Crab Catching

Spend half a day learning about crabbing and Australian nature

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  • 4 Hrs Duration
  • English
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  • Minimum 1 Travelers To Book
  • Hotel Pick Up
  • 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
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  • Tsz*** 7 Aug 2017
    Captain is fun and helpful . We all had a great time

US$ 77

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What To Expect

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!

Cairns crab catching
Try crab catching in Cairns on a picturesque boat trip
Crab catching Australia
Learn the best techniques for crab catching from local fishermen
Crabbing in Cairns
Enjoy a tasty lunch on board of what you've caught
Australia crabbing tours
Get a taste of Australia's famous mud crab
Cairns travel
Soak up the spectacular scenery of Cairns as you catch crabs
Activity Information


  • 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

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

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
Cancelation Policy
  • Once confirmed, no cancelations may be made
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Reviews (6) 4.8
  • Tsz*** 7 Aug 2017
    Captain is fun and helpful . We all had a great time
  • Yan*** 2 May 2017
    Our hosts were polite and friendly,the boat was clean,a fresh lunch of crab and fruit was served, seated at tables on the boat ,we didnt catch much ourselves,but some caught some nice fish.Good experience!
  • ALFRED* 2 May 2017
    We had a great morning out catching crabs and fishing. The crab and fruit platter lunch was delicious as was the fish that we caught on the trip. Highly recommended!
  • Candywhite959* 16 Apr 2017
    This is a unique activity.We had an awesome day on Catcha a crab. The tour operator was very informative and friendly. This is our second time on Catcha crab and we enjoyed it as much as the first.A must do.Very affordable.
  • Alic* 15 May 2017
  • Fenme* 27 Apr 2017
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