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Address: | Birds Bay Oyster Farm, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2486 , Australia
Phone Number: +617 55999972
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Hong Kong, China
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83 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 Thank Madeleine 甘
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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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Oyster farm with boat tours for catching mud crabs. Didn't go for the tour but took their lunch instead. The boil mud crabs are ok but oysters are fabulous. Place is rather simple and eating area more like a shed than a proper restaurant.

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

Dear Richard, Thankyou for your review on your recent visit, our oysters are exceptional, and I believe that we are the only attraction on the east coast of Australia that farm and serve oysters , freshly shucked on the day, in our cafe/ restaurant. If you drop by again please feel free to try our signature dish of chilli mudcrab,... More 

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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This Catch a Crab tour is not a catch a crab per se. One actually haul the net that was cast overnight in the waters. Cruise started off with feeding the Pelicans with small fishes. But poor Pelicans were much slower than the seagulls and didn't get to feed as much. Next was catching the yabbies and a brave young... More 

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

Dear Hotell-Sg, Thankyou for your review of the Catch a Crab experience, we are happy to hear that we entertained you on your recent visit here. Due to the safety and licensing requirements, that we strictly follow , we use the cage system to catch our crabs. Only the indigenous aboriginals of our country are permitted to do so via... More 

Singapore
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164 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 4, 2 boys aged 5 & 2, enjoyed our time at the catch a crab tour. Spent the morning feeding pelicans, pumping for yabbies, pulling out the crab traps set the previous day, some fishing, plus an educational talk about crabs and the oysters. Finished the experience with a good seafood basket. Worth doing.

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

Dear HappyBingo, We are really pleased that your family got to enjoy all the fun activities that are provided for our clients to enjoy what we love to do in Australia. Our real Australian setting and great fresh produce is a good combination, thankyou for your great review. We hope that your family will stop by again in the future. More 

Kurrajong, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

A boat filled with overseas tourists and us two Aussies made our day extremely fun. Dropped of the back of the boat for a workout with the yabby pump, watched a dolphin nearby catching fish. Fed fish, seagulls and a group of pelicans.Pulled up the set crab pots and all on board were delighted to have their photos taken with... More 

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

Dear Rhonda, Nothing pleases the team more here at Catch a Crab than reading reviews like this. We are all about creating great experiences and memories for our clients, and helping them enjoy the best time possible on their holidays. Especially when a couple of fellow Aussies can help us share this beautiful country of ours with our international clients.... More 

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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

I excitedly booked the activity for my husband and I very last minute while believed that we were going to be taught and practice how to catch a crab. Well, that was my assumption. Our three hours experience included a ride on the river, pumping yabbies, fed pelicans, fishing and pull out crab traps. The catch a crab activity wasn't... More 

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

The team here at Catch a Crab here are firstly very disappointed that you did not enjoy your experience with us, and secondly apologise for whatever was not up to your standards. As you only booked with us at the very last minute, were weren't able to properly advise you , that due to our popularity, that the tour was... More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I called on the weekend to make the booking as it doesn't state their hours of operation. No menu on website as it changes. I got a lady who was not very helpful, annoyed she had to answer the phone and directed to online enquires. Called back during the week to follow up and my booking enquiry had been missed.... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is an experience that must be had . The food was sensationally fresh well priced and staff ever on the ready to help . A photo in the crab claws a must .

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L W, General Manager at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

Dear Kim, Thankyou for your great review, we really appreciate your positive feedback. At Catch A Crab we pride ourselves on having the best and freshest quality seafood, and a high level of customer service to distinguish ourselves from the rest. We hope to see you again in the future. Matthew Eyre General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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116 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Wonderful family fun feeding fish, pumping for yabbies, finding crab pots and doing some fishing with the rods provided. All highly organised by the crew. They even had spare towels and swim shorts for some who forgot their. Interesting and relaxing. Open air ferry style boat fully shaded for comfort.

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L W, Owner at Catch a Crab, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed our Catch a Crab experience, thank you for making a Trip advisor review we really appreciate your comments. More 

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