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Cairns Catcha Crab

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Address: Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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07:00 - 11:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 11:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Crabbing and fishing half-day tours with a guaranteed feed of wild caught...

Crabbing and fishing half-day tours with a guaranteed feed of wild caught QLD mudcrab. Established in 1991 and proud to be locally owned and operated, by Tony Hodgetts.

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Great family day out

Kids absolutely loved the day out fishing and crabbing. Can't beat the mud crabs for lunch either. Skipper was a real genuine Aussie with lots of laughs. Highly recommended for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 February 2017
jeremy w
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Dubbo, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 3rd trip out with Tony and he is unique. It is a nice morning out but the meal was disappointing and a bit stingy, bread rolls were well past the use by date and I didn't eat mine, crab and fruit were nice but not as good as previously

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1 Thank Sharport67
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Kids absolutely loved the day out fishing and crabbing. Can't beat the mud crabs for lunch either. Skipper was a real genuine Aussie with lots of laughs. Highly recommended for all.

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Cairns
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Well cant help my self, had another morning on Cairns Catcha-Crab. Still the most fun tour, Tony is unique. Thank you for a great morning and lunch. I only caught little ones today, maybe a Jack next time.

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Thank Carmel H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I have been on similar tours but the hospitality shown to us by the tour operator was first class and sincere in my books Besides that value for money which I believe to be most important did not let me down It was worth every cent and I would have no hesitation in recommending Catch A Crab tours for a... More 

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Ao Nang, Thailand
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236 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A trip on Catch a Crab offers a unique experience. It is good in all weather, being a calm water trip and sheltered from the weather. The tour is half a day, travelling up the Inlet past some beautiful scenery. The trip offers fishing, crab catching & tying demonstrations and ends with a delicious lunch, featuring freshly cooked mud crabs.... More 

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Thank Virginia D
Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Tony promptly collected us from our accommodation and wow the fun began. Tony is a real character...full of knowledge, entertaining but very professional. We spent a beautiful morning with Tony and his deck hand Kevin..pulling a few crab pots..one had two really good sized crabs in it and then trying our hand at some rod fishing. Tony makes everyone welcome...even... More 

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Cairns
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had a great time Tony is unique, honest tour, crab and prawns for lunch with fresh tropical fruit platter. Supplied bait and lines and let me take home my legal size mangrove jack. Real toilet like home large area to be able to walk around and licenced to boot. Again is the top crabbing tour in Cairns.

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Thank Carmel H
Eltham, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A very enjoyable morning. A highlight was Tony going in for a snorkel. A talented man playing the harmonica and speaking several languages; Australian Japanese and English in that order, all with a wry sense of humour!! Hope to back next year.

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Ballina, Australia
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Tony the skipper is just amazing!!! Never laughed so much, he was full of information about the area with a great sense of humour. We spent some time fishing, then ate a lunch of fresh mud crab cooked on board! Just beautiful, great morning.

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1 Thank Emma J
Adelaide, Australia
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167 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Tony is the star on this 4 hour trip that flies by. I didn't have any expectations of the trip as the wether had been awful for days but a group of 21 on the bot all had a great time cruising up Trinity Inlet and into the mangroves, where Tony secreted his nets and pots where we would would... More 

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