Catch A Crab At Birds Bay Oyster Farm

For fun, food and adventure join the multi-award winning Catch-A-Crab cruise and Oyster Farm tour. One of the regions highlights for visitors, combining loads of fun activities including Pelican feeding, Yabby catching, fishing on the mighty Tweed River, live shows and demonstrations, cruise along the river with spectacular scenery and a fantastic seafood lunch.

Enjoy trapping for crabs, fishing or sit back and enjoy the scenery. The cruise now departs from the new attraction, Birds Bay Oyster Farm, on-shore and adjacent to the private oyster leases. An idyllic setting on the banks of the river, the Birds Bay Oyster Farm Cafe offers a new and different way to enjoy freshly cooked crabs and farm fresh oysters with other seafood delights.

The new attraction includes live marine display aquariums, educational information, Birds Bay Oyster Farm Lakeside waterfront cafe and fresh seafood outlet, Oyster farming displays and a gift shop with local jewellery, souvenirs, gourmet goodies and natural body products.

Facilities

  • Car park

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

Catch-A-Crab

Set on the banks of Terranora Lakes, Birds Bay Oyster Farm is the departure point for the multi award-winning Catch-a-Crab cruises, cruising on the Tweed River with activities of pelican feeding, yabby pumping, fishing, trapping for mud crabs and crab show (all equipment supplied).

The Oyster Farm is part of the seafood experience, pickup up freshly shucked oysters to accompany a luncheon feast of famous Queensland mud crabs.

A selection of itineraries and lunch menus are available, ranging from two to four hours duration.

All equipment for activities, fishing rods and bait supplied. Morning tea included. The calm waters of Terranora Inlet are abundant in bird and marine life providing an excellent opportunity for photos.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$55 $150

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