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Address: | Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2486 , Australia
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+61 7 5599 9972
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An Experiance of a lifetime: Enjoyed by all ages, the multi-award-winning...

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.

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Fun Family Outing

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 as it was Chinese New Year break. A family member who went before said it... More 

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Thank C C
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

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 annual Chinese New Year celebration. We also take pride in our produce and especially our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 water.

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Thank zarasmith44
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

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 again. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 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 to be the highlight as this fascinated my 12 year old being waist deep in... More 

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Thank Maricel C
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

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 enjoy themselves here, which is something we work hard to achieve. Thankyou for your really... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 eat them....

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Thank Bing F
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 male crab for us. As we didnt have a car the chef took us to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank HLK2010
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

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 Terranora lakes. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Christopher G
Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

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 also. More 

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 fresh, but it would be better if the crab was steamed instead of boiled.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 at 9:30am and lasts for just for 2 hours. Its not worthwhile to just come... More 

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

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 great tour by getting the opportunity to sample some of freshest crab and oysters available... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

we went there for family trip, took the $80+ package. the first experience we got is feeding the pelicans, they gave us dead fish to feed the pelicans which is cool since not only the pelicans came but also the other birds, then we stopped to catch yabbies which will be used as bait for fishing, they provide us with... More 

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Matthew E, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thankyou for your positive feedback, and for your praise of our top quality fresh produce, its something that we really take pride in. We have a new chef in our scenic lakeside restaurant , and we are experiencing many repeat guests, due to the wow factor of our food. So even if you would like to drop in... More 

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