Mandurah attractions things to do & see on holiday.
An Ideal base for a family vacation in Mandurah or romantic break in a thriving coastal country town with choices to suit every budget or style of holiday, ocean side, at the far end of the Mandurah Esplanade the very sophisticated boat harbour and Dolphin Quay houses galleries, boutiques, cafes and stylish accommodation.
The extensive foreshore is central to Mandurah activities where picnickers bbq or enjoy an al fresco spread in the comfortable Mediterranean climate or enjoy fresh local produce at a seafood restaurant, and see family holiday-makers build memories as they spot dolphins and sea birds at play close up to fishermen at play on the Mandurah Jetty.
Net crabs in the Mandurah Estuary for a royal feast; the annual Mandurah Crabfest draws people keen to enjoy a Mandurah holiday with festivities based around the hunt for Blue Manna Crabs. Hop on a boat tour to learn how to catch and cook the famous crustaceans, or just wade out into the water and let the games begin! Enjoy live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, market stalls and an open air bar. Complementing the culinary activities are action sports events, including freestyle motocross, wakeboarding competitions, skating and waterskiing.
A number of family friendly holiday beaches offer great swimming; Doddis Beach, Blue Bay or Mandurah beach, or paddle out for an excellent surfing holiday near Mandurah at the Fourth Groyne, Avalon, Pyramids and The Wedge. Fisher folk can charter a boat to fish in Mandjar Bay, or simply drop a line beneath the Old Mandurah Bridge or off the Mandurah Jetty; or explore the abundance of marine life that can be found just off the coast, learning to dive at the Mandurah Diving Academy on a scuba diving courses; take a night dive, an adventure in underwater photography or collecting crayfish. Dolphin Watching Cruises depart regularly from the New Jetty; a romantic holiday honeymoon highlight.
Challenge your mates on holiday to a game of mini golf at the Abingdon Miniature Village; see beautiful models of historic UK buildings with a hedge maze and model train town set in 4 acres of gardens and a light lunch at the Ruby Tea Rooms, or a classic Devonshire Tea is ideal on your Mandurah holiday. Explore a heritage listed building and imagine early life for Mandurah locals and settlers; Halls Cottage is a museum, a limestone dwelling from the early 1800s built by Henry Hall for early European families; the Mandurah Migrant Barracks where indentured Japanese fishing labourers lived in the late 1800s.
Catch a show at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, with superb acoustics in the Boardwalk and Fishtrap theatres. Wander through the art gallery of printmaking, contemporary glass art or Indigenous works, or watch a holiday movie at the modern Mandurah cinema.
The many luxury spa options available in the pretty coast township are perfect for a girls' holiday in Mandurah and just every girl deserves while the significant other is off hitting the little white ball. A favoured destination for a Mandurah golf holiday; the Mandurah Country Club enjoy views across the water , or golfers can play through the bush at Meadow Springs, teeing off around the water features at Secret Harbour, or the stunning Cut Golf Course, recognised as the best golf courses in the State.