2022 Tours

Why not stay a bit longer, and take in some of the tourist options. We have a variety of choices available for Monday 19th and Friday 23rd September so you can extend your stay and make sure you get in some fun. These tours are open to the public as well as conference attendees, so if you are traveling with friends or family this is a great way to spend some time together.

Minimum and maximum numbers apply to all tours.


Ways to Nature
Len Howard Conservation Park Tour

Monday 19 or Friday 23 September
9:30am – 12:30pm or 2:30pm – 5:30pm
$48/person

Wander through diverse habitats including remnant old growth swamp paperbark and banksia coastal woodland. Travel along boardwalks meandering through a network of samphire saltmarshes. The trail fringes the estuary shoreline, with plenty of opportunity to spot waterbirds. After enjoying a 2-hour wander, participants have the option to enjoy food and refreshments at Boundary Island Brewery, through prior arrangements.

Optional Boundary Island Brewery add-on available (food/beverage at own cost, and will need to arrange return transport).

Customers will be picked up at the conference venue (Mandurah Performing Arts Centre) and dropped off at the trail head at the LHCP carpark (south eastern end of the reserve, entrance off Dampier Avenue, Erskine). Customers not visiting the Boundary Island Brewery will be returned to the conference venue at the conclusion of the tour.

Salt & Bush Eco Tours
Stargazing Tour

Weekday evenings
9:30pm – 10:30pm
$80/person

Come out and gaze up and hear stories and tales that will make your mind expand with how amazing our universe is! Dark skies and great stories await… it will be more that what your star app can tell you! Join us at the beautiful viewpoint of the Thrombolites for a night under the stars.
Hot Chocolate and Bickie Included!

Salt & Bush Eco Tours
Wildlife Nocturnal Tour

Weekday evenings
7:30pm – 9pm
$80/person

Come out and gaze up and hear stories and tales that will make your mind expand with how amazing our universe is! Dark skies and great stories await… it will be Discover what happens in the Bush after the sun goes down. We have amazing nocturnal wildlife and as we take a walk with our head torches on, we will seek out the nocturnal animals that are waking up. Discover more about Western Australia’s amazing wildlife on a guided Nocturnal walk.

Salt & Bush Eco Tours
Scenic Wildflower Tour

Monday 19 or Friday 23 September
9am – 12:30pm or 1pm – 4:30pm
$150/person

Explore the beauty of wildflowers with Salt and Bush Eco Tours. Small group guided experiences to discover some of the amazing wildflowers of the Swan Coastal Plain. Native orchids are a highlight of these tours, however you will learn about the ecology and geology that help these wildflowers to thrive.

Pick-up and drop-off from conference venue available.

Dwellingup Adventures
Paddle n’ Picnic Tour

Friday 23 September
9am – 5pm
$160/person

Explore the tranquillity and beauty of the Murray River on a guided Paddle n’ Picnic tour. Join one of Dwellingup Adventures experienced guides as we meander down the river which features long pools, fast-moving channels and a couple of small rapids along its forest-lined riverbanks.

Customers are collected at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre 9am transported to the lovely Waypoints Café, located at the award-winning Dwellingup Trails and Visitors Centre for some delicious barista coffee and house-made treats. From here you will get fitted out with your safety equipment and head to the start of the canoe experience.

Our guide will accompany the group 6km downstream stopping along the way for a picnic, flora and fauna spotting or a relaxing swim before paddling to the finish point at Dwaarlindjirraap (Baden Powell).

Once finished it’s a quick trip back to Waypoints Café, where you may choose to purchase afternoon tea or freshen up using the hot water showers on site. Once ready, the group is returned to the designated drop-off point by 5pm.

Tour price includes transport to and from Dwellingup, morning tea, canoes and required safety equipment, river map, sunscreen and insect repellent, 1 dry barrel per boat to store towels, water etc., fully qualified guide, riverside picnic lunch, and entry fees to Lane Poole Reserve.

Customers need to bring water, towel and a set of dry clothes (just in case).

Mandurah Cruises
Murray River Lunch Cruise

Monday 19 September
10am – 2pm
$99/person

Enjoy a relaxing lunch cruise while discovering the picturesque waterways of the Murray River.

Inclusions:

  • Start the morning cruising through the beautiful Mandurah City Centre
  • Cruise past wetlands abounding with birdlife
  • Witness Mandurah’s famous Bottlenose dolphins as they surf and play in the wake of the boat
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch on board
  • Stop at Coopers Mill heritage island side (pending weather & jetty access) where afternoon tea will be served, and you are welcome to follow your tour guide to learn more about the mill

The Murray River is the longest permanent river in the Jarrah Forest and one of the few major rivers that remains undammed.

When booking please note in special requirements that you and your guests are NRM & Coastal Conference attendees

Mandurah Cruises
Dolphin & Scenic Marine Cruise

Daily Wednesday – Sunday
departs 10am, 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3pm
$32/person

Discover the unique marine world that Mandurah is so famous for on an interactive 1-hour cruise through the city’s calm inland waterways. Spot playful wild dolphins as they feed, rest, and play in their natural environment.

When booking please note in special requirements that you and your guests are NRM & Coastal Conference attendees

The Bike Kiosk
Ebike or Escooter Hire

Available daily
Hire periods vary
From $20

Discover the unique marine world that Mandurah is so Enjoy Mandurah’s coastal bike paths on an ebike or escooter hired from The Bike Kiosk. Explore Mandurah’s waterways on a loop around the bridges seeing points of interest and nature and wildlife, and so much more!

Special discount available for delegates – keep an eye out for details in the monthly newsletter for ticket holders.

Want more? Visit the local tours and adventures experts: