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    Mary street Lagoon & Marina

    by Mikebb Written Jul 2, 2006

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    Sail & Power Boats At Mary Street Lagoon
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    With such a large estuary and the Peel Inlet there are many places for launching your boat or permanetly mooring your boat. The Mary Street Lagoon's boat ramp is in demand by locals and the small lagoon has been a marina for locals for countless years. It is located just inside the estuary and enables boat owners to quickly leave the estuary for the deep waters of the Indian Ocean and the reefs a few miles offshore. It is a nice walk to observe the boats and activity on the boat ramp and then walk along the estuary foreshore.

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    Fishing At Mandurah Quay

    by Mikebb Written Jul 1, 2006

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    Young People Fishing Mandurah Quay
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    Mandurah Estuary is a great place to fish, the estuary and Peel Inlet provide plenty of safe fishing as there are no waves to contend with. The waters have Herring, Sand Whiting, Bream, Cobbler (catfish), Taylor, Garfish and the occassional bigger fish.You do not need a boat to fish as there are plenty of good jetties to fish from.

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    Crayfish Boats At New Harbour

    by Mikebb Written Jul 1, 2006

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    Crayfishing Boats Secured Within Boat Harbour
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    The new harbour at Mandurah was opened 5 or 6 years ago and there is an area reserved for the local fishing boats who mainly operate catching crayfish which is an important export industry for Western Australia. Around this area an industry has developed to maintain and support these crayboats which has been an important boost to the local economy.

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    Pelicans on The Estuary

    by Mikebb Written Jun 30, 2006

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    Pelican on the estuary
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    The Mandurah estuary and Peel Inlet have over 100 square kilometres of water, including many wetlands which are the breeding grounds for birdlife. You will find pelicans throughout these waters and what beautiful birds they are. You do not need a boat to view these birds, just stop and walk along the foreshore and you will be certain to see some.

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    Colourful Jetty Display

    by Mikebb Written Jun 30, 2006

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    Cruising the canals you see all sorts of decorations, Christmas decorations always are magnificent and the canal community put on a fine display. During the other 11 months you find various individual displays and this one taken 3 weeks ago took my fancy.

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    Tourist Ferries on Estuary

    by Mikebb Updated Jun 30, 2006

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    There are several tourist ferries which operate every day of the year and conduct tours of the estuary, new harbour and the canals with the mansions and fabulous boats. The tours run regularly throughout the day and all tours have an excellent commentary. Some tours take you to see the Dolphins in the wild, the estuary has many dolphins and they sometimes swim into the canals.Tour charges are Au $15 adult and $8 child.

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    Mandurah Arts Centre

    by Mikebb Updated Jun 30, 2006

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    The Mandurah Arts Centre is one of the best regional arts centres in Western Australia and is the centre for entertainment and cultural events in Mandurah. There is always something on at the centre whether it be Australian or International artists, country and western, rock & roll revival shows, comedy acts, opera singers etc etc.From time to time it is used for trade shows or other festivals, regional art shows , school presentation evenings and other local community events.

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    Luxury Homes On the Canals

    by Mikebb Written Jun 29, 2006

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    Located On Canal Crossroads
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    You should take the opportunity to tour the canals and view the luxury homes from the water, you will see some of the best homes in Western Australia.Most homes are much larger than the average suburban home and their design looks as though they belong to a Hollywood actor, with fancy boat moored to the jetty. Most people are very proud of their home and will give you a wave as you cruise by.

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    Stroll along Mandurah Terrace.

    by Purpleshade Updated Jan 13, 2006

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    The foreshore park on Mandurah Terrace is a lovely place to spend a few hours.

    It has a wide smooth concrete path surrounded by park with many trees, playgrounds, picnic areas, free electirc BBQ's and lots of interesting things to see.

    Part of it is the 'Aboriginal Heritage Walk' and displays artworks dedicated to the Aboriginal people who used to live here, the Noonga people. The Peel estuary was a major food source for them.

    Another part is the 'Federation Heritage Walk ' which also has artworks relating to the first European settlers in this area.

    Across the road are many cafes, resatauants, ice cream parlours etc

    There are so many pelicans here that it is unlikely you will come here without seeing one, and bottle nose dolphins are very common.

    WARNING.- Pelicans are large creatures and can easily scare little children. They snatch ice-creams! Tempting though it is, it is not a good idea to feed them. Our leftovers are not good for them and it encourages them to come in large numbers and create a nuisence.

    Please do not feed the seagulls. They gather around picnic sites and cafes and can spread salmonella.

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    Taste the good wine

    by 2Cities1Love Written Dec 25, 2005

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    Take a visit to Cape Bouvard Winery.
    Cape Bouvard Winery is the only winery in Mandurah,with it's beautiful surroundings i'm sure you will enjoy your time there.
    You can enjoy lunch at their cafe or have a BBQ or just take a nice picnic.

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    Mini Golf & Rides

    by 2Cities1Love Written Dec 25, 2005

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    Enjoy a fun day out with the kids.
    Kings Carnival.
    Lots of rides for the kiddies and not so little kids.
    Times & Prices.
    The King Carnival and all it's rides are open on Saturdays and Sundays, Public Holidays and every day during School Holidays from 12 Noon to 6.00 PM
    King Carnival's Adventure Golf is open 7 days a week, 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM.

    Rides: 2 to 4 Tickets
    1 ticket - $1.60
    22 tickets - $30.00
    38 tickets - $50.00
    Adventure Golf:

    Children under 14: $6.50
    Adults: $8.00
    Seniors: $6.00
    Family Pass:
    (2 Adults & 2 Children under 14) $23.00

    18 holes only

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    Samphire Cove

    by keeweechic Written May 6, 2005

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    Samphire Cove is part of the 29 hectare Creery Wetlands and is on the edge of the Peel Inlet. There are walking trails, information shelters and viewing huts and platforms for enthusiastic birdwatchers. The saltmarsh and shallow waters are an important roosting and feeding area for waterbirds and shorebirds which migrate to the Mandurah area every year from Northern Asia and Alaska.

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    Pelicans

    by keeweechic Written May 3, 2005

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    Mandurah is Western Australia’s largest breeding ground for pelicans. You will see them all around the canals and waterways. The coat of arms of the city also even incorporates the Pelican. Pelicans are usually found in large open bodies of fresh water and sheltered seas making Mandurah estuary and canals an ideal environment.

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    Peel Inlet

    by keeweechic Updated May 3, 2005

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    Three rivers run into the Peel Inlet, the Murray, Serpentine and the Harvey. The Southern shore of the inlet provide one of the most important bird habitats in the South West of the State. The Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary make up one of the largest inland waterways in Australia.

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    Bird Life

    by keeweechic Written May 3, 2005

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    Bird life is abundant in Mandurah. Some of the best places to observe them are between the two Mandurah bridges on the shores, amongst the marshes and on the islands of Peel Inlet. Here you will see waterbirds feeding, Darter, cormorants, yellow-billed Spoonbill amongst others.

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