One Day in Mandurah

9 April 2018

One Day in Mandurah

ONE DAY IN MANDURAH

 

9am: Breakfast at Flics Kitchen

Located on the stunning Mandurah Foreshore, their dishes push the boundaries of the Mandurah restaurant scene with daring new ventures into the uncharted territories of food. Our "kinda like tapas" style of serving food allows for a fantastic atmosphere whilst sharing plates with your friends and family and eating food in the way that you want to eat it.

3/16 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah I 9535 1661 I flicskitchen.com

 

10.30am-12pm: Mandurah Cruises’ Dreamtime Aboriginal Heritage Cruise

Hosted by George Walley from Mandjoogoordap Dreaming. Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise through Mandurah’s picturesque waterways, spotting dolphins and taking in the beauty of the internationally recognised wetlands, while learning about the region’s rich indigenous history and culture. Along the way, a delicious morning tea infused with traditional herbs and spices is served by Bindi Bindi Dreaming.

958 1242 I mandurahcruises.com.au

 

12.00pm: Upon returning from the cruise take a short stroll past the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre to The Peninsula Hotel and Bar for lunch.

Located on the water’s edge overlooking the eastern foreshore, The Pen offers great food and beverage at an affordable price. 

9534 9899 | www.thepenmandurah.com.au

 

1.30pm:  Jet X-treme Segway Ocean Marina Tour

Swish, swoosh and glide around the Mandurah Tourism hub on your very own Segway on this 1.5hour tour. The tour takes you around the magnificent water ways and into the Mandurah Ocean marina via a series of pathways, boardwalk and bridges.  

1800 538 987 jetxtreme.com.au/booking

 

3pm    explore more of Mandurah by hiring a paddleboard, canoe or bike from Mandurah Boat and Bike Hire, located next to the Peninsula Hotel.

9535 5877 | www.mandurahboatandbikehire.com.au

                                               

Alternatively, there are plenty of easy walking paths around the city and along the coast. The following self-guided trail brochures can be found in www.visitpeel.com.au/visitor-information/maps-brochures

 

5pm     Finish the day with a drink and light dinner at Bar Therapy before catching the train home.

Mandurah’s newest bar is located in the historical Tuckey House, overlooking the new Mandurah Bridge. www.facebook.com/bartherapymandurah/, http://bartherapy.com.au/

 

Things to do when exploring Mandurah

Whether on foot or by bike, below are some suggestions on places to stop along the way.

Great places for coffee

Shopping

  • Dolphin Quay, Mandurah Ocean Marina, markets, gift shops, cafes and more http://www.dolphinquay.com.au/
  • Emma Blyth and Christian Fletcher Gallery, original paintings and photographs by local artists available for purchase. Smart Street Mall, www.emmablyth.com.au; www.christianfletcher.com.au
  • “Made in the Peel Region”, Mandurah Visitor Centre, offers a range of unique, locally made arts and crafts for sale, 75 Mandurah Terrace
  • Mandurah Forum The $350 million complete centre transformation will nearly double the size of Mandurah Forum.  It has been reborn to become a contemporary retail, dining and shopping destination of what is now Western Australia’s second biggest city. It will be anchored by David Jones, Target, Kmart, Woolworths, Coles and Big W. It features five new mini major stores and approximately 220 specialty retailers. www.mandurahforum.com.au

Arts and Culture

  • Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Mandurah eastern foreshore. Free exhibitions on display, find details for the latest exhibitions here. manpac.com.au/art-gallery
  • Mandurah Performing Arts Centre is one of Australia’s premier regional performing and visual arts centres. www.manpac.com.au
  • Mandurah Community Museum. Open Tuesday 10am to 4pm, entry by gold coin donation. For a wealth of information and a fascinating glimpse into Mandurah’s rich history. 3 Pinjarra Road, Mandurah www.mandurah.wa.gov.au/facilities/museum/about

Getting Around

Transperth buses and Uber operate in Mandurah and Uber. Aslo, in addition to taxis, Mandurah Taxis have cars and buses available for charter.

Connect with Mandurah and the Peel Region

Facebook: @VisitPeel

Instagram: @VisitPeel

Twitter: @VisitPeel

Youtube: @VisitPeel

visitpeel.com.au

2018 Visitor Guide (digital version)

 

Please use theses hashtags where possible when sharing your visit:

#visitpeel

#seeperth

#justanotherdayinwa

#seeaustralia

 

This itinerary has been prepared by:

 

Mandurah and Peel Tourism Organisation (MAPTO)

P: (08) 9534 7515
www.mapto.com.au

 

 

 

 

Picture: Bruce FRASER

 

 

 

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