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Address: Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4051 7992
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 11:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Crabbing and fishing half-day tours with a guaranteed feed of wild caught...

Crabbing and fishing half-day tours with a guaranteed feed of wild caught QLD mudcrab. Established in 1991 and proud to be locally owned and operated, by Tony Hodgetts.

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Well cant help my self, had another morning on Cairns Catcha-Crab. Still the most fun tour, Tony is unique. Thank you for a great morning and lunch. I only caught little ones... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Carmel H
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Cairns
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Cairns
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well cant help my self, had another morning on Cairns Catcha-Crab. Still the most fun tour, Tony is unique. Thank you for a great morning and lunch. I only caught little ones today, maybe a Jack next time.

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Thank Carmel H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I have been on similar tours but the hospitality shown to us by the tour operator was first class and sincere in my books Besides that value for money which I believe to be most important did not let me down It was worth every cent and I would have no hesitation in recommending Catch A Crab tours for a... More 

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Thank Ken O
Ao Nang, Thailand
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223 reviews
75 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A trip on Catch a Crab offers a unique experience. It is good in all weather, being a calm water trip and sheltered from the weather. The tour is half a day, travelling up the Inlet past some beautiful scenery. The trip offers fishing, crab catching & tying demonstrations and ends with a delicious lunch, featuring freshly cooked mud crabs.... More 

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Thank Virginia D
Hobart, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Tony promptly collected us from our accommodation and wow the fun began. Tony is a real character...full of knowledge, entertaining but very professional. We spent a beautiful morning with Tony and his deck hand Kevin..pulling a few crab pots..one had two really good sized crabs in it and then trying our hand at some rod fishing. Tony makes everyone welcome...even... More 

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Thank UnderDownUnder
Cairns
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had a great time Tony is unique, honest tour, crab and prawns for lunch with fresh tropical fruit platter. Supplied bait and lines and let me take home my legal size mangrove jack. Real toilet like home large area to be able to walk around and licenced to boot. Again is the top crabbing tour in Cairns.

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Thank Carmel H
Eltham, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A very enjoyable morning. A highlight was Tony going in for a snorkel. A talented man playing the harmonica and speaking several languages; Australian Japanese and English in that order, all with a wry sense of humour!! Hope to back next year.

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Thank upotipotpon
Ballina, Australia
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Tony the skipper is just amazing!!! Never laughed so much, he was full of information about the area with a great sense of humour. We spent some time fishing, then ate a lunch of fresh mud crab cooked on board! Just beautiful, great morning.

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1 Thank Emma J
Adelaide, Australia
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162 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Tony is the star on this 4 hour trip that flies by. I didn't have any expectations of the trip as the wether had been awful for days but a group of 21 on the bot all had a great time cruising up Trinity Inlet and into the mangroves, where Tony secreted his nets and pots where we would would... More 

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1 Thank michael p
Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Saw a couple off crocs ,pulled a couple pots with muddys in them and then fished until the crabs where cook then sat down and had crabs, fruit and Tonys sense of humour to top it off .. good fun

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Thank Keith E
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Hi ever one me and my family went out on the 21.6.2016 on a half day tour we had a great time the kids loved it the fish were biting and the crabs were real big Tony the owner and operator was so funny we all had a great feed of mud crab and fresh fruit in the price of... More 

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