Crab Fest 2024

About Mandurah's Crab FestCrab Fest event

Crab Fest is the largest free community event in Western Australia and will be held on the 16th and 17th of March attracting over 100,000 locals and visitors to the City of Mandurah. The event showcases the lifestyle, location, culture and talent that makes Mandurah so unique. Of course, Crab Fest would not be Crab Fest without a celebration of the native blue manna crab!

Fresh food, live music, performances, children’s entertainment, competitions, cooking demonstrations, celebrities, aquatic entertainment… the list goes on. If you want a taste of Mandurah this is the festival for you!

This festival is for crabs and people only - please leave your pets at home.

For more information on the event including how to get here and road closures in place head to

Walk On All Day for a 30 Minute Cruise

Ahoy me hearties! come join us for a pirate adventure, let your little pirates imagination run wild while you enjoy cruising through Mandurah's picturesque canals, it is a fun and relaxing cruise for the whole family.

Departing from the Eastern Foreshore jetty, opposite The Bay Cafe 9 Mandurah terrace.

How to use my ticket and purchasing tickets on the day

We will have a Marquee at the foreshore down near Tods cafe car park. When you are ready to go on your cruise see our staff here and they will give you a ticket with a time to get on the next available cruise. If you haven't already purchased a ticket this is also where you head to.

If there is availability the boat will also sell tickets to get on the next cruise only.


Tickets are valid to be used once at any time during the day 10am- 4:30pm. Entire group must board together on the same cruise if they are on the booking. 

$15 tickets for everyone

Under 3's are free but require a ticket

The jetty is located between the Mandurah Bridge and the Kwillena Gabi pool splash zone. 

Pirate ship departure jetty Crab Fest 2024

Crab Fest Sunset cruise 2024

End your day on a relaxing note join us on a 1.5 Hour Sunset Cruise

Departing at 5:30pm join us in taking in Mandurah's amazing waterways while watching the sun go down on this 90 minute cruise.

Enjoy your evening aboard the Pirate Ship. Departing from the Eastern Foreshore heading north towards the marina to see all the amazing boats, we'll turn around in Dolphin Quay before coming back into the estuary and into the Port Mandurah canals. Venturing down a few canals you'll be able to view the magnificent homes before we exit the canals into the top of the estuary to watch the sunset before returning to the same jetty.

We encourage everyone to bring drinks and snacks to be enjoyed throughout the cruise, responsible consumption of alcohol is required please bring no more than four drinks per person. The vessel isn't licensed.


Adults $42

Seniors $37

Kids $27

Infants (0-2) Free but must be added to the booking as they are considered a passenger.

Day Cruise

Sunset Cruise