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On the cruise
On the cruise
Yabby picking
Eating the lunch we caught

Catch-a-crab Cruise

Thursday, July 4, 2002
Welcome aboard a gourmet cruise where you catch your lunch!

Catch-A-Crab Cruises operates in Tweed Heads on the waterway which forms the border between New South Wales and Queensland.

Lee and Robert Eyre have a specially designed river cruiser and they take three-hour trips out every day of the year. The boat is 21m long and can take up to 80 passengers.

They offer a range of activities such as feeding pelicans, pumping for yabbies, fishing and crabbing. Or if you prefer, you can simply sit back and soak in the natural beauty on the Terranora inlet on Tweed.

Cruises begin at around 9am and go to Caddy's Island, a tiny sandy mangrove. This is where the pelicans are and they go to the back of the boat hoping there will be something tasty for them.

As the tide ebbs, a sandy mangrove is revealed and this is where you grab your yabby pump and learn how to find some of these delicious little shellfish.

You then cruise towards the Teranora Inlet to collect the crab pots. Once the pots are emptied, the contents are cooked on board for your lunch. While that is being prepared, you can walk off the lowered back of the boat and spend some time fishing.

The tour includes all equipment and bait, and morning tea is provided. You need to take along your swimmers, hat, towel and sunscreen.


Tweed Heads, in northern NSW


Catch-A-Crab Cruises cost $85 for adults and $42.50 for children, including lunch.
Please note prices are valid at time of transmission and to the best of our knowledge are inclusive of GST.

More information

Catch-A-Crab Cruises
PO Box 451, Tweed Heads 2485
Ph: (07) 5599 9972
Fax: (07) 5599 9973

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