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Mandurah

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Mandurah is a coastal city in Western Australia, situated approximately 72km south of the state capital, Perth. It is the state's second-largest city, with a population just ahead of that of Bunbury.Mandurah's central business district is located on the Mandurah Estuary, which is an outlet for the Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary. The city takes its name from a Noongar word meaning "meeting place" or "trading place". A townsite for Mandurah was laid out in 1831, two years after the establishment of the Swan River Colony, but attracted few residents. Until the post-war boom of the 1950s and 1960s it was little more than a small fishing village. In the last few decades, Mandurah's reputation for boating and fishing has seen it attract a large number of retirees, especially to the canal developments in the city's south.Along with four other local government areas (Boddington, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, and Waroona), the City of Mandurah is included in the wider Peel region. Mandurah is sometimes grouped together with Perth for statistical purposes, especially since the extension of the Kwinana Freeway and the completion of the Mandurah railway line in the late 2000s. The two cities now form a conurbation along the Indian Ocean coastline, although the Perth metropolitan area officially ends at Singleton.
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Duration: 4 hours
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Pier / Boardwalk
Dolphin Quay
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
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Park
Eastern Foreshore Park
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Mandurah

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
All Sea Charters Busselton
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Rockingham Beach Rockingham
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Island
Penguin Island Rockingham
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Legend Charters Busselton
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Mandurah

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Beach
Halls Head Beach
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Theme Park
King Carnival
2.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Mandurah Community Museum
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Monument
Mandurah War Memorial
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes

Kid-friendly things to do in Mandurah

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Beach
Silver Sands Beach
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Abingdon Miniature Village
3.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Water Park
Just 4 Fun Aqua Park
2.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Mandurah

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Specialty Museum
Amaze Miniature Park
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Gallery
Emma Blyth Gallery
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
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Specialty Museum
Australian Sailing Museum
3.1
Duration: 2 hours

Wildlife in Mandurah

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Port Bouvard Charters
3.3
Duration: 4 hours

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