Cruise & Views

Mandurah’s Wonders
of the Water

WA’s best value
dolphin cruise

See Mandurah’s most famous highlights on board our Dolphin Cruise & Views tour ~ dolphin sightings guaranteed when you buy our Dolphin Promise.¹

Take a fun 1-hour² scenic voyage exploring incredible waterways, where more than a hundred wild dolphins reside and visit. From a prime position on water, we present Mandurah’s most breathtaking views.

What a fantastic day! Beautiful cruising to see groups of dolphins. These amazing creatures were swimming right alongside us. Fabulous commentary from the guides. A must for holidaymakers or day-trippers – 10 out of 10!


Aboard our comfort-built cruiser, keep your eyes peeled to spot dolphins feeding, resting and playing in their natural environment. Upgrade with our Dolphin Promise add-on, for unlimited return trips until you see them!¹

  • 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.
  • See heritage landmarks and cultural sites along the way.
  • Witness protected wetlands of worldwide importance ~ home to pelicans, ospreys, black swans and other amazing water birds.

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.

All Aboard Kids

best family 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.

We had such an awesome dolphin cruise today around the canals. Saw plenty of dolphins, had fish and chips for lunch – so delicious. The crew were very professional and friendly. I came with my daughter and granddaughters and we all totally loved it! Thank you!


Our Dolphin Promise

See Mandurah’s
Friendly Dolphins
~ we guarantee it!


best value
dolphin tour IN WA

1-hour canal cruise with dolphin search + spot


$26 SENIORS/students

$24 seniors weekday special

$18 children (free under 5)

$68 Family



Add Fish & Chips for Lunch from Cicerello’s³

Two departure locations to choose from ~ Mandurah Cruises Jetty at Mandjar Square or Town Jetty near Mandurah Bridge

Departs daily

•see below for inclusions•

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What’s Included

  • 1-hour² canal cruise with prime scenic views
  • Guided dolphin search + spot
  • Our Dolphin Promise upgrade ~ guarantee your dolphin sighting¹
  • Free and convenient parking
  • Friendly, experienced crew as your hosts
  • Live commentary from a local Mandurah expert
  • For Kids – giant binoculars, Captain steering wheel⁶, toy box and more
  • Live lobster viewing tank display
  • Add Fish & Chips’ Lunch, fresh from Cicerello’s³
  • $1 tea/coffee
  • Snacks on board to buy⁴
  • Fully licensed bar to purchase drinks⁴
  • 10% discount at our souvenir and local artisan Gift Shop
  • 10% loyalty discount for any Mandurah Cruises’ experience⁵
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).

Make a Booking

departure locations

Two departure points, both conveniently located in Mandurah’s City Centre ~ select time/location when booking.


Travel aboard Dancing Dolphin or Spirit of Adventure (pictured)

Departure times:
10am, 11.30am (lunch option), 1.30pm and 3pm


Travel aboard Reel Affair II (pictured)

Departure times:
12pm and 2pm

Kids cruise for $2 with our Family Pass

further details

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.

$10 Adult
$5 Child

See below for Terms & Conditions.


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.

 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 – $12.50 (vegetarian)
  • Hot Chips – $7.50

Bookings for our Lunch option close 30 minutes prior to departure.

We recommend bringing:

  • camera
  • sunhat
  • sunscreen
  • sunglasses
  • warm top (it can get cool on the water)

We have 2 convenient departure locations to choose from:

For our Booking Office and Gift Shop, located nearby, click here.

Free all-day parking (no ticket required) is available at the Reading Cinema / Mandurah Performing Arts Centre carpark on Ormsby Terrace. For a parking location map, click here.

For information on how to get to Mandurah and public transport options, please click here. 

Please arrive for boarding 15 minutes prior to your cruise departure time. Please ensure you allow plenty of time to arrive for your tour as our cruises run to schedule and cannot 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.

² 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.

  • 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.

Please contact us if you have any concerns or questions regarding our COVID policy. For further information on Western Australia’s COVID safety requirements, visit

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.

Mandurah’s Dolphins

Learn about them
~ before you meet them!