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Catch a Crab

#2 of 18 Outdoor Activities in Tweed Heads Features Animals
| Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2486, Australia
+61 7 5599 9972
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An Experiance of a lifetime: Enjoyed by all ages, the multi-award-winning "Catch-a-Crab" tour offers a truly unforgettable experiance. From the moment you step aboard, you'll tkae part in an exciting range of fun activities. You'll see some of the natural wonders of this spectacular reigon up close and catch a glimpse of the unique Australian lifestyle.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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| Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2486, Australia
+61 7 5599 9972
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I was extremely impressed with the service we had both booking our tour with Matt and then being on the boat with the crew. Joel & Scott were so patient with a boat full of other tourists needing translators. We found the crew more than...More

Thank Shauna T
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Dear Shauna, Thankyou for your extremely kind words and review, its feedback and praise like this that is very rewarding for our team, and motivates them to strive even further to provide the best experience and service to our guests. Its so great to hear...More

Reviewed 2 February 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

1  Thank C C
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 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

Reviewed 7 January 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

Thank zarasmith44
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 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

Reviewed 31 December 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

Thank Maricel C
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 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

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Expected to keep the crabs catched. Turned out that we were just helping them to pull the crabs cage up from the water and take a picture with the crabs.... would spend the money in a seafood market or restaurants and where I can actually...More

3  Thank Bing F
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Had a lovely trip on the boat up the tweed river. Highlight was bringing up the traps with the mud crabs in for our lunch. Could not get fresher than that. The staff were very friendly and informative. They even picked out a special large...More

Thank Frequentflyer038
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The folks were very friendly and the activities were fun. Just be sure to go in your swimming attire as you need to get into the water for yabbie pumping.More

Thank HLK2010
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Dear HLK, Thankyou for your positive review, Catch a Crab is a great family experience especially when everyone participates in our exciting yabbie pumping activity. Some swimwear is always handy on the high tide so that our clients can enjoy the beautiful waters of the...More

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Went together with my girlfriend, and the entire experience was a lot more immersive and fun than we had initially expected! There's a variety of things to do from start to end, and it was a fun trip for the both of us!More

Thank Christopher G
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Dear Christopher, The team at Catch a Crab thankyou for your great review and for joining us in all of our action packed activities. Please feel free to call by whenever your in the area again, and we can impress you with our quality produce...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016

A very beautiful and peaceful tour on the river. Few activities on the cruise such as pelican & seagull feeding, yabbies pumping, pulling up the crab cage and fishing. We also having lunch at their place, the food was nice and the crabs were very...More

Thank Cutiehoney16
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We came in a group of 13 with age ranges from 13 to 83. I made a lot of research before confirming to come to this tour. We stayed in Gold Coast and it took 45 minutes to come to Tweed Head. The tour starts...More

3  Thank MadeleineKam
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Dear Madeleine, We appreciate your good review of the experience that you recently had at our attraction, and that you wish for the time to last longer due to the fact that you were having so much fun. I agree that it really completes a...More

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Melody C
Is I stay at surfers paradise, do you provide pick up arrangements since it departs in morning? What happens during wet weather?
20 November 2015|
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
Where do I book just the Catch a Crab tour? how long does it last? what are the timing? What is the itinery?
27 October 2015|
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Response from Lward2 | Property representative |
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
We are a group of 6 seniors from Singapore. Can your tour accommodate all of us together? Is the entire session strenuous? What would be suitable attire when we do Catch A Crab in end Nov 2015?Can we have an idea of charges? Do we get to keep our catches? Tks
30 September 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