Our dolphins here in Mandurah have each been named and are identified by their unique dorsal fin characteristics, such as the shape and notches. There are several ways they can get these notches in their fins – from playing and fighting with each other, fishing line entanglements and from encounters with sharks.
FREE Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise – Spend $200 on Australian Fine Pearl Jewellery at Mandurah Cruises gift shop before Mother’s Day & receive a FREE 1 hour dolphin & scenic canal cruise. Terms & Conditions: Must be purchased by 12/05/2018 (inclusive).
Armed with binoculars and telescopes, our crew recently spent the day counting. Counting shorebirds that is, as part of the national ‘Shorebirds 2020’ monitoring and conservation program. The initiative plays a crucial part in the Peel-Yalgorup Wetland’s* recognition as a site of ‘international significance’ under the Ramsar Convention
In what dolphin experts say is an Australian first and possibly only the second episode in the world, the birth of a baby dolphin in the wild has been caught on camera in Mandurah, Western Australia. This rare event was first spotted by Mandurah Cruises’ staff, giving crew members and 30 lucky guests a rare and unexpected experience.
On Wednesday 11th April 2018 a wild dolphin birth was observed and captured on camera by Mandurah Cruises & the Mandurah Dolphin Rescue Group. To witness a dolphin giving birth (in the wild) is extremely rare, this being only the second occasion ever documented in the world. The day started out just like any other …
A dolphin’s diet consists predominantly of fish, caught by chasing them and rounding them up with their group. They are also opportunistic feeders who catch what they can, when they can and so, Mandurah’s dolphins have developed some complex techniques to find and catch food that is unique to their habitat.
There was much excitement this week when resident dolphin Topnotch turned up with her newborn calf, Carter. Topnotch is often seen in town and was first sighted with her calf early this week on our Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise.
The calving season has well and truly started here in Mandurah with 6 newborn calves sighted over the last two months. The first calf was spotted in early January, the mum being ‘Christmas’ who is often seen in town.
Every Friday Night – ONLY $5 Entry! Hop on board for one 45min loop or stay until the bar closes at 9pm. Purchase beverages from our fully licenced bar on board, enjoy complimentary bar snacks, an ever-changing backdrop of Mandurah’s picturesque waterways, great music,
For the 2017 / 2018 Christmas Lights Cruise season we again hosted a photo competition to help to choose the best Christmas Lights decorated canal home in Mandurah – The People’s Choice Award! Passengers on-board our Christmas Lights Cruises were asked to take a photo