What You Can Expect From a Sea Lion Tour at Lobster Shack

Cervantes is a lovely holiday destination for those visiting Western Australia or taking day trips from Perth. There are many beaches to visit and glorious sights to check out, like Lake Thetis, Hangover Bay, and Thirsty Point lookout. One of the best activities to enjoy when you visit this region is an Australian Sea Lion […]

Why Lobster Shack Is the Perfect Family Destination

Are you visiting Perth these school holidays? You are in for quite a treat because Perth offers a huge variety of fun things to do, wonderful food to try, and a lot of beautiful scenery to check out. With beaches to explore, water activities to enjoy, playgrounds to visit, and beautiful architecture to marvel at, […]

Spend Your Easter Long Weekend with Lobster Shack

Do you know what’s better than a long weekend? A long weekend spent in Cervantes!  Corny jokes aside, we can hardly wait to welcome everyone to Lobster Shack over the Easter Long Weekend. Our jam-packed lineup of family friendly activities is bound to keep the whole crew happy. For a long weekend filled with sunshine, […]

4 Fun Activities for Families at Lobster Shack in Cervantes

It’s no secret that Lobster Shack is renowned for its premium seafood. With our crowd pleasing menu, you can dine on the finest lobster that Western Australia has to offer. We also offer a variety of other delicious food and drink options that you can try when you visit.  The fresh food alone is more […]

Cervantes New Year’s Eve 2019 – Beachside at the Lobster Shack

Cervantes New Year’s Eve 2019 – Beachside at the Lobster Shack Welcome 2020 on the beachside deck with the acclaimed LIVBE BAND ‘The Dynamos’ WHERE: Lobster Shack Cervantes – 37 Catalonia St, Cervantes WA 6511 WHEN: December 31 – Doors open 11am, Music from 7pm, live band from 9pm concludes 1am WHAT: The Dynamos Live […]


It’s on ALL DAY LONG and into the night. Heaps of prizes – Radio Station Live Broadcasts by Spirit Radio and 6iX Perth. WHEN: This Saturday November 30 WHERE: Lobster Shack Cervantes TIME: All day and night (6am to Midnight) COST: FREE EVENT but BOOK NOW – Phone Tahlia on 08 9652 7010 or Message […]

5 Winter Recipes Using Cervantes Western Rock Lobster

Who says you can’t take a souvenir home from your fave restaurant? Relive the great memories and pick up a fresh Western Rock Lobster, caught by one of our Lobster Shack skippers right here in Cervantes. “But what am I meant to do with the fresh lobster?” we hear you ask. Well, Lobster can be used […]

School Holidays at Lobster Shack

The kids in Western Australia will be running wild from 26 September – 11 October for the Spring School Holidays. The weather is perfection and it is the best time to explore the wonderful Coral Coast! If you’re scratching your head for things to do these holidays, we have a pretty good list of Perth […]

Shack Attack Sea Fishing Charters Perth

Is fishing a way of life? If you answered yes, we know you’ll fit right in on one of our Shack Attack fishing charters off Cervantes! We have been living and breathing the fishing lifestyle here at Lobster Shack for the last 60 years and we will happily continue to do so for the next […]

Name a More Unique Trio: Opera, The Pinnacles and a Seafood Dinner.

You heard right, The West Australian Opera is breaking through the glass ceiling and leaving the concert hall behind on April 27, 2019. Opera in the Pinnacles is coming back to Cervantes this April and it’s going to be bigger than ever before. Let us set the scene for you; it’s an evening under the […]

Our 10 Favourite Rock Lobster Facts

Rock Lobsters are obviously our number one favorite at Lobster Shack in Cervantes but they can be strange animals! They don’t have any vocal chords, you’ll find that they have two stomachs and so many other unusual facts. 1. Eight species of Rock Lobster are found in WA waters, but the most abundant by far […]

4 Ways to eat Lobster at Lobster Shack

  We’re all in for a good succulent lobster, especially when simply served with butter and lemon. This cool crustacean is our signature delicacy here at The Lobster Shack and there’s so many ways to enjoy it! Can you pick which style is your favourite? We can’t decide! If you haven’t eaten Lobster before, it’s […]

Lobster Shack Gets Romantic

Are you a travel lover and always keen for an adventure? But booking a big getaway isn’t on the cards right now? You should definitely take a road trip! With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it is the perfect time for you and your significant other to pause and take a mini break away. Sometimes the […]

Celebrate Chinese New Year With Us In Cervantes

While the Western New Year’s celebrations are well and truly over, now is your chance to experience the wonder and excitement of Chinese New Year! Come celebrate The Year of the Pig with us on February 9th 2019 with live entertainment all day and your favourite seafood dishes on the menu. Last year was a […]

Our 2-Day Road Trip Guide to Cervantes

With our favourite season almost in full shine, you must be eager to hit the road and explore some of the best gems our beautiful state has to offer. Now choosing the right place is not the easiest of choices to be made, especially with so many great locations to narrow it down from. Well, […]

Five things you didn’t know about our state’s favourite aquatic creature

With our favourite sunny season finally here to thaw our bodies from one of our frostiest winters yet, it is now the perfect time to book your seal adventure with us!   As a crowd favourite, those planning on visiting Cervantes with your family or friends can expect plenty of entertainment onboard. The fun ranges […]

Sea Lions + Lobster Shack = Ultimate road trip

One of the most unique things about Western Australia is that it is home to some of the most photogenic wildlife. We are so lucky to be home to the Australian Sea Lion, which not only is an endangered species but also are only found in two states of our fine country!   These creatures […]

This Summers Ultimate Brew-mance

  The sun is shining again in beautiful WA, which means Summer time is almost here and so is your new Summer brew-mance. Our stock of locally produced Gage Road brews, our delicious lobster and your taste buds are sure to hit it off. If you think this one is going to be just a […]

Top 10 Songs for a Classic Aussie Road Trip!

  If there is one thing us Aussies know is that it’s no road trip is complete without impromptu karaoke, breathless ballads and air guitars that can only be achieved with a killer playlist. So whether you’re a solo traveller, cruising with friends, family or playing taxi driver to the little ones over school holidays. […]

Top Five Wildflower Spots To Visit Around Cervantes

Wildflower season has finally arrived, which is basically Christmas time for us flora enthusiasts! In Western Australia we are particularly lucky as the state contains over 12,000 plant species, 60% of which cannot be found anywhere else around the world. Each year this magical flora show begins its journey from the northern pindan outback around […]

Why Cervantes is the perfect place to plan a Father’s Day adventure

Falling on the first Sunday of September each year, Father’s Day is fast approaching falling on the 2nd of September.   You may have started to brainstorm for the perfect gift to show your dad just how much you appreciate him. But if you are stumped for ideas, why not make this year extra special by […]

How to pack for your self drive tour

Your weekend is going to be a beautiful one. The sun will be shining, the car’s fuelled up, and you’re on your way to Cervantes for a road trip. But what to pack? Whether it’s an overnight stay, or a daily round trip, the essentials remain the same. With so much to explore and fun […]

Top 5 Facts: The Western Rock Lobster

When the B-52’s sang about that infamous Rock Lobster, you could be excused for thinking it was a mythical creature that only exists in the wild and totally out-there lyrics of the song. But up in Cervantes, just 2.5 hours north of Perth, the Western Rock Lobster is as iconic as Queensland’s Big Banana, New […]

Surf Your Way Up The Coral Coast.

1100 kilometres north of Perth lies the Coral Coast, home to world heritage listed beaches, turquoise waters, unique marine life and the Ningaloo reef. The area is renowned for its dynamic coastline allowing visitors to surf, snorkel and take a crack at water sports alike. However, if surfing is calling out your name, the Coral […]

Winter School Holiday Fun!

  It comes around quicker than Christmas! It’s school holiday time again and that means two whole weeks of entertaining the kids while trying to not pull your hair out. And while some may prefer to take the screen time options, we know that’s not how you want to make the most of the cooler […]

Welcome to winter in Cervantes | The top 4 reasons to visit

1. The Perfect Weather for Adventures! While Perth may be shivering through a freezing winter, just 2.5 hours up the coast you can find a seasonal reprieve, with temperatures ranging between 10-25 degrees from June to November.   The wind is at a peaceful, calm standstill, which means the perfect time for exploring sand dunes! […]

Reasons to love camping in Cervantes

As the temperature starts to drop, why not keep the kids entertained with a weekend trip to Cervantes. It’s only a two-hour drive north of Perth and is close enough for a quick weekend getaway, but far enough to have a good break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life in the city.   […]

WA’s Road Trip Bucket List

West Australians, we are laid back, easy going and carefree. We have the beaches, the coastline views and the weather to enjoy relaxing weekends all year round. But WA certainly has an adventurous side and if the typical coastal drive just doesn’t cut it for you, then why not explore WA’s north coast a little […]

Fish Your Way Up The Coral Coast

Wanting to change up your weekend routine this season with a bit of excitement? Autumn is the perfect time of year for fishing off the North Coast of WA. Don’t let this season pass you by without road tripping the Coral Coast and testing out some of our favourite spots for every type of ocean […]

Why Cervantes is the best day trip ever!

You’ve got a beautiful weekend coming up. The petrol tank is full and you’re ready for an adventure. But where to go? North or south? East or west? Let the answer be, Cervantes!   It’s the perfect destination. With no need for an early rise on Saturday morning, get a good sleep and a hearty […]

Top 10 Self-Drive Trips North of Perth

If it feels like the Christmas holidays were a lifetime ago and you’re holding out for that next holiday but don’t want to break the bank, then why not embark on one of Perth’s many amazing self-drive trips? Autumn is the perfect time to explore WA’s sights with friendlier temperatures and lighter crowds. Starting from […]

Staycations- The Savvy Way to Vacation

  There is beauty and adventure to be found in our West Australian backyard yet we rarely take the time to discover it. We have the perfect excuses for you to explore more on your next long weekend and choose to travel local. 1.Up your tour guide game When is the last time you were […]

Chinese New Year 2018

Wow! What a weekend we had celebrating Chinese New Year at Lobster Shack. Our team were up bright and early Saturday morning preparing for what would be a big day of pumping out 551 meals! While our front of house and kitchen staff were busy prepping, outside our kid’s area was in full swing, tables […]

Device Free Family Road Trips

Now more than ever we rely on technology to keep us connected and informed. But wouldn’t it be nice to take a break from the grid and reconnect with our surroundings?   With the weekend fast approaching, we think it’s the perfect time to do just that! Why not take a road trip along the […]


Our West Australian coast line is unique for so many reasons. Its impeccable beauty, unique colours and seemingly endless stretches of pure sandy beaches make it a pretty amazing place to call home. As well, our coral coast is home to some pretty incredible species! Depending on the time of year you visit us you […]

Lobster Shack- Top 5 Family Activities In and Around Cervantes

It’s that time of year again; the sun is warming up, the fruits are fresh and juicy, and the Coral Coast is calling your name. It’s time for a road trip and we’ve got you covered! Without further adue, presenting to you our top 5 family activities in and around Cervantes. 1. Sandboarding in Lancelin […]

The top 7 reasons why you should day trip to Cervantes

It might be a case of bias, but we truly believe that Cervantes is one of the most amazing places in our neck of the woods. Often passed by on the way up north, Cervantes is a truly unique location in the world and is home to some of the most quintessentially Australian activities. We’ve […]

Our top lobster recipes

If you’ve ever been up Cervantes way, you would know the delicious flavour of our Western Australian rock lobster. They are fresh, full of flavour and perfect in any dish. What we love about our lobster shack customers is that they love taking some lobster home to make some of their own creations, after they […]

Top 10 things to do in Perth

Lonely Planet said of Perth, “laid-back, liveable Perth has wonderful weather, beautiful beaches and an easy-going character.” The natural beauty of Perth really has to be seen to be believed. But it’s not just the beauty that exists within the confines of the city, Western Australia has some of the most unique vistas and original […]

Our visit from Lisa and Pete

What do you get when you mix two awesome radio presenters, a crew of roadies and a lobster feast? You get a cracking good end to a week of broadcasting.

Meet Lee!

You might be wondering what it takes to pump out up to 400 lobster meals every day to excited, and hungry diners.

Meet Mary!

If you didn’t know already, Lobster Shack is a family owned and operated business and we absolutely love it! So, anyone else that we hire, we want to fit in as part of the Thompson family and boy did we hit the ball out of the part with Mary! We want to shine a light […]

Things to do along the Coral Coast!

One of Australia’s best kept secrets and absolute gems, the Coral Coast is scattered with treats that will be sure to make for a perfect weekend getaway with family or friends. The Coral Coast runs from Perth, all the way up the coastline north to Broome and the Kimberley region. And while, you’re probably not […]

Meet Donna!

Meet Donna Simmonds, one of Lobster Shack’s lovely kitchen hands! Donna’s role at Lobster Shack is definitely not one dimensional! As one of our amazing kitchen staff, she dabbles in many areas of the restaurant. Donna predominantly works as a Kitchen Hand, where she makes the daily salads, sets up the kitchen for the day, […]