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Critters Conservation Centre at Mandurah Forum

The Critters Conservation Centre at Mandurah Forum will be a new, long-term addition to the centre and is the brain child of Critters Up Close founder and local wildlife warrior Michael Smith

  • Open days/Times:9am-6pm weekdays & Saturdays; 9am-9pm Thursdays; 10am-5pm Sundays. Note, some sessions are by appointment only. Please see the Critters Conservation Centre schedule available at www.crittersupclose.com.au for more information.
  • Type:Attractions
  • Activity:Wildlife Park/Centre
  • Suited For:Families,Toddlers (0 - 3),Kids (4 - 12),Teens (13 - 17)
  • Course Duration:All week during school holidays, and Wednesday-Sunday during WA school terms. Note: general public entry will commence the second week (Saturday 13 July) of the July 2019 school

Details

  • Open Days:Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays,School holidays,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday

Description

Critters Conservation Centre at Mandurah Forum

?The engaging,?exciting and educational experience will encourage an awareness of the environment, and Western Australia’s unique flora and fauna, through a captivating program of activities for young, budding conservationists.  

The Critters Conservation Centre at Mandurah Forum will be a new, long-term addition to the centre and is the brain child of Critters Up Close founder and local wildlife warrior Michael Smith, whose passion is to inspire future generations to preserve the environment for native animals to thrive.

 

Sessions include: 

  • All Abilities sessions –?For members of the community of all abilities and ages with reduced noise and smaller groups; 
  • Little Critter sessions –?For those aged 0-5 introducing them to using their senses to learn about critters and the environment; 
  • Junior Critter Conservationist Club –?For kids aged 6-12, a four-week program learning about different groups of critters each week; 
  • Critters for Curriculum –?For school excursions and student learning; 
  • Critter Presenter for a Day –?For ages 13-17, a one-on-one mentoring program for those with special wildlife interests; 
  • Critter Crazy Parties –?For all ages and abilities, birthday parties, team building, Christmas parties and more. Small group experience and close-up wildlife education; 
  • Critter Childcare sessions –?For kids aged 6-12, an hour and a half, small group sessions where parents and guardians can drop their kids off while they shop or dine in-centre; and 
  • General Entry –?For all ages. General entry to see the critters and meet the wildlife experts for interactive education about WA’s flora and fauna. 

 

Mandurah Forum is located less than an hour from Perth and offers an extensive variety of shopping, food and beverage and entertainment options for visitors, including the?much-anticipated Critters Conservation Centre. 

Those travelling more than 40km from their home to Mandurah Forum are also eligible for the centre’s Tourist Ticket, available at the Customer Service Desk, which includes discounts at retailers and food outlets. 

Can’t wait until the second week of school holidays? Bookings are still available for private sneak peeks from July 6-12. Bookings are essential and with limited spots available.

For more information about Critters Conservation Centre and to book tickets, visit www.crittersupclose.com.au.  

 

CRITTERS CONSERVATION CENTRE
 

Launches: Open to the public 13-19 July with discounted general entry.
 

Location: Mandurah Forum, near Target.
 

Opening days: All week during school holidays, and Wednesday-Sunday during WA school terms. Note: general public entry will commence the second week (Saturday 13 July) of the July 2019 school holidays.
 

Opening hours: 9am-6pm weekdays & Saturdays; 9am-9pm Thursdays; 10am-5pm Sundays. Note, some sessions are by appointment only. Please see the Critters Conservation Centre schedule available at www.crittersupclose.com.au for more information.
 

Cost: Tickets start at $5 per person. Discounted general entry available 13-19 July at $2 per person.

 

King Carnival Mandurah

King Carnival, situated on the lovely scenic Mandurah Estuary, is well appointed with a wide variety of rides and features. The Carnival is one of the oldest, historical amusement sites in the state.

  • Type:Attractions
  • Open days/Times:Carnival opening times (Weather Permitting): Weekends, public and school holidays 10am-5am
  • Activity:Amusement Park,Minigolf
  • Suited For:Families,Kids (4 - 12),Teens (13 - 17)

Details

  • Open Days:School holidays,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays

Description

King Carnival is situated on the scenic and lovely Mandurah Estuary.
The Carnival is one of the oldest, historical amusement sites in the state of Western Australia.

Well appointed with a wide variety of rides and features. The well-stocked amusement arcade provides hours of entertainment. Food and drinks are available from the kiosk, which also provides golf clubs and golf balls for the excellent Adventure Mini Golf featured on site.

Entry to King Carnival is always totally Free. 

PRICES

MINI GOLF (18 HOLES)
ADULTS $ 15
CHILDREN (UNDER 14) $ 12
SENIORS $ 12
FAMILY PASS ( 2 ADULTS, 2 CHILDREN UNDER 14) $ 45


RIDES ( 1 TICKET COSTS $ 2.50 )

BUNGEE TRAMPOLINE - 4 TICKETS PER PERSON
CONVOY TRAIN - 2 TICKETS PER PERSON
FLYING HORSES - 2 TICKETS PER PERSON
VENTURER SIMULATOR - 3 TICKETS PER PERSON
TEA CUPS - 2 TICKETS PER PERSON
SUPER SKATE - 3 TICKETS PER PERSON
DODGEM CARS - 3 TICKETS PER PERSON
TILT A WHIRL - 3 TICKETS PER PERSON
PRO TRAMPS - 2 TICKETS PER PERSON
FERRIS WHEEL - 2 TICKETS PER PERSON
TOWER RIDE - 2 TICKETS PER PERSON
KIDDYS MIX - 2 TICKETS PER PERSON
PIRATE BOUNCY CASTLE - 2 TICKETS PER PERSON

Mandjar Markets

Unique Handcrafted by the Stallholders Arts & Crafts Fresh Produce & Food Weekly Sunday Markets on the Eastern Foreshore Mandurah.Trading hours - 9am-4pm

  • Open days/Times:Sunday
  • Activity:Markets
  • Type:Attractions
  • Suited For:Families,Adults (18+),Seniors

Details

  • Open Days:Sunday

Description

 

Set amongst the trees along the lovely Mandurah foreshore is the unique Mandjar Markets. Plenty of arts & crafts food & fresh produce to suit all tastes and budgets. Lots of things to keep the kids busy too! Free entertainment and special theme days. Come for a look. Trading hours - every Sunday, 9am-4pm

 

Mandjoogoordap Dreaming

Cultural knowledge and positive memories are part of the experience that we would like to share with you when you come along on a tour with Mandjoogoordap Dreaming.

  • Suited For:Seniors,Families,Kids (4 - 12),Teens (13 - 17),Adults (18+)
  • Open days/Times:Friday - Sunday
  • Tour Duration:1 - 2.5 hours
  • Tour Price:$15 - $50
  • Type:Tours
  • Activity:Aboriginal Owned & Operated

Details

  • Open Days:Friday,Saturday,Sunday
  • Tour Locations:Mandurah

Description

Join your host and take away some lasting memories from this special place.

Key Experiences

-Learning about the Aboriginal Dreamtime ( the Dreamtime are Aboriginal stories and legends of how the land was created)
-Learn about traditional Aboriginal hunting / gathering
-Learn about Aboriginal history and culture

Yaburgurt Trail – Heritage and Historical Tour
Bus & Walking 1 hour | Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 10am
“Yaburgurt Trail” is a cultural layering of significant places around Mandurah about Yaburgurt and his wife, Susan and how their lives interacted with a settler family, the Sutton family. This heritage and historical reflective tour includes stories of the ancient land use, Winjan’s Camp, Yaburgurt's grave and an ocean drive that reflects his totem.

$30.00 Adults / $15.00 Children.
10% discount for group bookings of 5 or more people


River, Estuary & Ocean Tour
Bus & Walking Tour 2.5 hours | Friday 10.30am - 1.00pm
This Cultural knowledge tour takes you on a journey through the coastal plain, home to our ancestors for thousands of years. A place of great cultural significance to the region’s First People.

$50.00 Adults / $20.00 Children.
10% discount for group bookings of 5 or more people


Mandjoogoordap Dreaming Tour
Walking Tour 1.5 hours | On demand Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Sundays 10.30am - 12.00pm
Take a leisurely stroll along the Mandurah Eastern Foreshore exploring this fascinating waterway. Learn about the region’s First People and the pivotal role the waterways played in their lives for thousands of years. Along the way discover little known places of interest and the cultural stories connected to them. Every generation has a story here.

$35.00 Adults / $15.00 Children.
10% discount for group bookings of 5 or more people


Thrombolites (Woggaal’s Noorook)
Bus & Walking Tour 2.5 hours | Saturday 10.30am - 1.00pm
Thrombolites are the oldest known living bacterial life form, surviving after millions of years of existence. This rare and endangered natural feature is also significant in how local Aboriginal culture have interpreted this location in our Creation Beliefs.

$50.00 Adults / $20.00 Children.
10% discount for group bookings of 5 or more people


Other Tour Packages

Eco – Canoe Tour - no longer offered. May be available for special group programs where supervising staff have bronze medallion.

Eco – Walk, along the Serpentine River from the boat landing in Greenfields. Allow walking time of 2 hours. (On demand)

Mandurah Cruises boat cruise. See Mandurah Cruises (Every third Sunday). Book through Mandurah Cruises.

Mandurah Cruises - Wild Seafood Experience

Experience the best of Western Australia’s incredible natural environment on 1-hour, half-day or full-day marine adventures with Mandurah Cruises.

  • Open days/Times:Every Day | 9am - 5pm
  • Tour Duration:1 - 5 hours
  • Tour Price:$18 - $225
  • Wheelchair Access:Yes (Vessels: Dancing Dolphin & Mandjar)
  • Activity:Dolphins,Fishing,Seafood Experiences,Whale Watching,Wildlife Park/Centre
  • Type:Tours,Charters & Rentals
  • Suited For:Families,Adults (18+),Seniors

Details

  • Tour Capacity:7 vessels ranging in size, largest vessel holds maximum 100 guests
  • Tour Locations:Mandurah
  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays,School holidays

Description

Experience the best of Western Australia’s incredible natural environment on 1-hour, half-day or full-day marine adventures with Mandurah Cruises. We’re located in Mandurah, Western Australia, less than 1 hour south of Perth by train or car.

There’s a cruise for everyone, exploring the vast, calm, inland waterways and Indian Ocean...

Encounter Western Australia’s best dolphin population – Choose from our daily 1 Hour Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise which offers guests the opportunity to experience playful wild dolphins in their natural environment, wetlands teeming with diverse bird life, magnificent canal homes, heritage listed pioneer and cultural sites, live commentary and more. You can even enjoy a delicious, fresh fish and chips lunch on-board! Or our 1.5 Hour Dolphin Island Adventure which circumnavigates the Mandurah Island, exploring the vast Peel Inlet & Indian Ocean. It's the ultimate 1.5 hour wildlife safari cruise where dolphins are guaranteed or you cruise again for FREE!

Embark on a luxury Seafood Experience – Choose from our 3 Hour Wild Seafood Experience where we’ll take you crayfishing in the Indian Ocean before enjoying a delicious seafood banquet on board, featuring the fresh catch and other local seafood paired with unlimited wines, beers and soft drinks. Or check out our 2 Hour Catch & Eat Crab Tour for a crabbing adventure in the Peel Inlet or 2, 4 or 8 Hour Fishing Tours & Charters.

Experience the magic of Christmas aboard our Christmas Lights Cruises. Sing along to Christmas Carol favourites and join in the Christmas cheer as you cruise through the magical wonderland of Christmas lights, illuminating and reflecting onto the water from Mandurah’s luxury canal homes. Cruising every night in December through to mid-January!

If you’re after a relaxing half day on the water, then join us for a Murray River Lunch Cruise or learn about the region’s rich indigenous history and culture on a Dreamtime Cruise. We also offer seasonal and special event cruises across the year.

Mandurah has a population of 130 resident dolphins with hundreds more along our coast. Mandurah Cruises is a proud sponsor of Murdoch University's Mandurah Dolphin Research Project and the Mandurah Dolphin Rescue Group. Our region’s vast wetlands are Ramsar listed (declared by the UN as a natural site of worldwide importance) and are an important site for rare North Asian migratory birds (October to March) as well as resident birds including pelican, ospreys, cormorants and more. Mandurah Cruises is a proud sponsor of the Shorebird 2020 Count.

 

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