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Cairns Catcha Crab

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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 7992
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Lovely Local s, with lots local experience ,

great sense of humour :), Kept us entertained all day.Fresh mud Crabs for lunch that much to eat we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nick h
Cairns Region, Australia
Amazing Day 🦀

Absolutely amazing day we had with these guys! Tony was brilliant, great sense of humour. Caught... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Melanie K
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“crab pot” (8 reviews)
“caught fish” (6 reviews)
“clams” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 7992

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Reviewed 1 week ago

great sense of humour :), Kept us entertained all day.Fresh mud Crabs for lunch that much to eat we couldn't finish them :).

1  Thank nick h
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing day we had with these guys! Tony was brilliant, great sense of humour. Caught crabs 🦀 and fish 🎣. Lunch was provided which was fresh seafood! Can’t not recommend this place highly enough!

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our morning out with skipper Tony and deck hand Kevin. We had a wonderful time - loved Tony's keen sense of humour! The haul included a crab and two fish - however we would have enjoyed the experience just as much even if...More

1  Thank karenbrennan64
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd trip out with Tony on Catcha Crab. We just couldnt wait to get back out on the water in the beautiful Cairns weather. Took 2 kids along for the trip. They even managed to catch a fish each and enjoyed the...More

Thank Nikie F
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great trip with Tony our skipper and deck hand Kevin, poor Tony was a little stressed this morning but we settled him down with laughter, unfortunately no fish, but anyone who goes fishing know there are no guarantees you will catch any, luck...More

Thank LesleyandBarry
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Apart from a feed of mud crab this is an awful venture. Cairns Tourism could do well to assess its suitability as a tourist attraction. At least 2 guests were not picked up & had to make their own way there (& were late). The...More

1  Thank WallyRuss
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I was interested in experiencing the fishing and dining boat tour advertised in the company's web site. Unfortunately, I inquired into a booking before I arrived in Cairns, but NEVER received a reply nor my inquiry even acknowledged.

Thank geap43
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Big thx to tony and support crew for a excellent morning on the boat. Great local information given along the way up the inlet to go crabbing. Got 3 nice mud crabs and some empty pots one had a eel in it. Exciting for our...More

Thank Camby3
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a four hour trip where you are taken by boat on a 25 minute ride up river to some crab pots, which are hauled up and they may have crabs in them. Of the three pots we went to only the last one...More

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

What a relaxing way to spend the afternoon in Cairns! Tony, the local skipper, was good value and he can cook a good feed of crab. Even managed to snag a couple of fish. Kids absolutely loved the trip and will definitely do it again!...More

Thank Nikie F
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