Mandurah is WA's best day trip boasting a wide variety of activities/shops/eateries/bars/fishing/crabbing a local population of bottlenose Dolphins and fantastic Accommodation, the list goes on! What a fantastic location to spend a day or even better, a weekend! The name Mandurah is derived from the Aboriginal word, ‘mandjar’ meaning ‘meeting place’. This is definitely true for the population of Bottle Nose Dolphins that live here!!! Once a small fishing village that boomed during holiday periods Mandurah is now one of the most vibrant regional cities in Western Australia. Situated only 72km south of the Perth CBD, bordered on the west by the Indian Ocean and surrounded by the majestic Peel and Harvey estuaries, Mandurah has retained its relaxed, holiday atmosphere and is popular with day-trippers, weekenders and holiday makers. It is a destination that many Western Australia families enjoy on a regular basis and is a gateway to the South West Region. One of Mandurah’s greatest assets is its diverse and friendly community. Mandurah has again been voted WA’s Top Tourism Town and welcomes friends and family from around the globe to enjoy its relaxed coastal lifestyle. Experience Mandurah, Perth's best and most accessible day trip.