Dolphin Cruise & Views
- Duration: 75 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Mandurah, WA
- Product code: DCV
Dolphin Cruise & Views
Mandurah’s wonders of the water
See Mandurah’s most famous highlights – with dolphin sighting guaranteed¹ – on board our Dolphin Cruise & Views tour.
Take a fun 1-hour² scenic voyage exploring incredible waterways, where more than a hundred wild dolphins reside and visit.
Keep your eyes peeled to spot dolphins feeding, resting and playing in their natural environment. Add our Dolphin Promise to upgrade for unlimited return trips, guaranteeing your dolphin sighting.¹
From a prime position on water, our tour presents Mandurah’s most breathtaking views:
- Experience firsthand, the magnitude of the city’s beautiful 134km² estuary.
- Cruise through stunning canals lined with lavish homes.
- Visit Mandurah Ocean Marina to see luxury yachts and houseboats.
- Witness protected wetlands of worldwide importance – home to pelicans, ospreys, black swans and other amazing water birds.
- See heritage landmarks and cultural sites along the way.
Watch how to catch prized local seafood like Western Rock Lobster. Hear about Mandurah’s flourishing fishing industry, with origins dating back more than 50,000 years. See fascinating creatures up close in our live lobster viewing tank on board.
Enjoy a delicious Fish & Chips’ Lunch as you cruise, served fresh from Cicerello’s.³
Relax on deck with $1 tea/coffee or purchase a drink or snack from our fully licensed bar.⁴
Learn all about Mandurah and the marine world it's so famous for with our expert crews' live commentary.
Mandurah's best boating fun!
Ahoy junior sailors! Mandurah’s best boating fun awaits on your Dolphin Cruise & Views adventure.
Our Captain needs your help! Step aboard and steer the boat from our junior Captain’s wheel on the front deck.⁶
See and search! Peek through giant binoculars to try and find Mandurah’s friendly dolphins. You might also spot some amazing water birds!
For younger sailors, a toy box of children’s activities is also available on board.
¹ ADD OUR DOLPHIN PROMISE
Mandurah’s dolphins are wild creatures viewed in their natural environment. While sighting them is likely on our cruise, it can only be guaranteed with our Dolphin Promise – return to cruise many times as you like until you see them! Add this Optional Extra when booking:
See below for Terms & Conditions.
³ ADD LUNCH
Enjoy a delicious Fish & Chips’ Lunch as you cruise – available only for the 11.30am departure. The following menu choices are available when booking, served to you on board, fresh from Cicerello’s:
Fish & Chips – $13.50
Grilled Fish & Salad (gluten free) – $18
Chicken Nuggets & Chips – $12.50
Vegetable Spring Rolls & Chips (vegetarian) – $12.50
Hot Chips – $7.50
Bookings for our Lunch option close 30 minutes prior to departure.
⁵ LOYALTY DISCOUNT
All guests receive a 10% loyalty discount for future bookings of any Mandurah Cruises’ cruise or hire experience, excluding Christmas Lights and special event cruises.
Enjoy a 10% discount at our souvenir and local artisan Gift Shop also.
² Cruise time may be extended to 1.25 hours, depending on conditions.
⁴ Beverages and snacks can be purchased on our fully licensed boats only (Dancing Dolphin and Mandjar).
⁶ Steering station on select cruises only (Dancing Dolphin and Mandjar).
COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY
The health and safety of our guests and staff are our absolute priority. We are taking extra measures to ensure we are operating at the highest of health and safety standards to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
- A COVID-19 safety plan is in place.
- Our guests are asked to check in using the Safe WA App.
- All our staff have completed the ‘Australian Hotels’ Association Hospitality & Tourism COVID-19 Hygiene Course’.
- A hygiene officer is present on all our cruise activities.
- All other measures, as required by the Western Australian Government during this recovery period, are strictly followed.
From Monday 31st January 2022, in accordance with the WA Governments proof of vaccination mandate, anyone aged 16 years and over must show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status or a medical exemption to board any Sea West Cruise. Acceptable forms of proof are listed on WA.gov.au. In addition, in line with current government regulations, face masks are to be worn inside our boats, except when eating or drinking or if you have a pre-approved exemption.
The vessels Mandjar & Dancing Dolphin have wheelchair / walking frame access, however on occasion other vessels may operate in there place. Please call Mandurah Cruises booking office on 9581 1242 to check what vessel is operating on the day you wish to cruise and discuss your access requirements.
The maximum width of a wheelchair to fit on the ramp and vessel entrance is 71cm.
TOUR DATES & PRICES
This tour operates every day (except Christmas Day).
10am, 11:30am (1 hour 15 minutes), 1:30pm & 3pm
* Subject to change
Child (5-12 years) $18
Family Pass (2 Adults + 1 Child) $68
Family Pass (2 Adults + 2 Children) $68
Children under 5 cruise for free (please ensure they are included in your booking)
*Guests must show WA seniors card or proof of age 65+ or student card on the day of cruise to redeem the senior/student rate.
This cruise departs from Mandurah Cruises Jetty - at Mandjar Square, in front of the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre. Our booking office & gift shop is located 200m from here at 73 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah, WA 6210.
Online bookings close 30 minutes prior to departure. For bookings inside this time please call our booking office on 9581 1242.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
No smoking is permitted on board any of Mandurah Cruises vessels. All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which can be viewed HERE.
¹ Dolphin Promise Terms & Conditions
Our crew will determine whether there was adequate dolphin sighting during your cruise. This will be confirmed to all guests at the end of your tour and noted in our records. It can also be checked retrospectively with our Reservations office.
Should there be dolphin sighting during your cruise, the Dolphin Promise is not valid for return trips and is non-refundable.
Should a dolphin sighting not occur and you wish to use your Dolphin Promise to return, you are free to make another booking within 12 months of your original tour date, subject to availability.
You may return as many times as you wish until you are on a tour where there is a dolphin sighting.
Return bookings must be made by phone – by calling our Reservations office on 08 9581 1242. Dolphin Promise bookings are non-transferable and can only be made for passengers who purchased a Dolphin Promise with the original booking.
Once you are on a tour with adequate dolphin sighting, the Dolphin Promise is no longer valid. Should you wish to travel on our Dolphin Cruise & Views again, a new ticket must be purchased.
Our Dolphin Promise is only available for direct bookings with Mandurah Cruises – not available to FOC Companion Cardholders or agents of any type.