Dolphin Cruise & Views
WA’s best value dolphin experience
Our Dolphin Promise
See Mandurah’s friendly dolphins ~ we guarantee it!
Mandurah’s best views
See the sights. Make Mandurah memories.
All Aboard Kids!
Family fun on the water
Mandurah’s wonders of the water
BOOK NOW for your Dolphin Cruise & Views experience
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 luxury homes.
- Visit Mandurah Ocean Marina to see unique houseboats and yachts.
- 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
ALL ABOARD KIDS!
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.
WA's best value dolphin experience
- 1-hour² canal cruise with prime scenic views
- Dolphin search + spot
- Our Dolphin Promise – dolphin sighting guaranteed¹
- Free and easy parking
- Friendly, experienced crew as your hosts
- Live commentary from a local Mandurah expert
- Live lobster viewing tank display
- $1 tea/coffee
- Add Fish & Chips’ Lunch, fresh from Cicerello’s³
- Fully licensed bar to purchase drinks⁴
- Snacks on board to buy⁴
- 10% loyalty discount for any Mandurah Cruises’ cruise or hire experience⁵
- 10% discount at our souvenir and local artisan Gift Shop
- Giant binoculars – see and search!
- Captain’s wheel – help steer the boat!⁶
- Children’s toy box
¹ ³ See below for our Dolphin Promise, Lunch options and more information.
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).
⁵ Excludes Christmas Lights and special event cruises.
⁶ Steering station on select cruises only (Dancing Dolphin and Mandjar).
PRICES & BOOKING
Kids Cruise For $2!*
*With our $68 family pass
(2 adults+2 children OR 2 adults+1 child)
¹ 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.
¹ OUR DOLPHIN PROMISE T&CS
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 Booking 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 Booking 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. As a customer, you receive a 10% loyalty discount for future bookings of any Mandurah Cruises’ cruise or hire experience.⁵
Our Dolphin Promise is only available for direct bookings with Mandurah Cruises – not available to FOC Companion Cardholders or agents of any type.
⁵ excludes Christmas Lights and special event cruises.
³ 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.
We recommend bringing:
- warm top (it can get cool on the water)
This cruise departs daily from the Mandurah Boardwalk jetty, located in front of the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre. Our Booking office and Gift Shop is 200m from here. For a location map, click here.
Arrive 15 minutes prior to the cruise departure time for boarding. Please ensure you allow plenty of time to arrive for your tour as our cruises run to schedule and can’t be extended.
Simply bring a print out of your booking confirmation OR present it on your mobile device to board the cruise. Alternatively you can visit our Booking office and we can print your tickets for you.
The tour duration is 1 hour, however the cruise may be extended to 1.25 hours, depending on conditions.
A number of our boats have wheelchair / walking frame access. Please select this option when booking or call Mandurah Cruises’ Booking office on 08 9581 1242 to discuss which cruise suits your requirements.
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.
- 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.
Guests must show senior/student card on the day of cruise to redeem the senior/student discounted rate.
Online bookings close 30 minutes prior to departure.
Minimum numbers apply for this cruise to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
Cruises operate in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately.
Click here to view Mandurah Cruises’ full Terms & Conditions.