Urchin, TAS © Tourism Australia

Hobart, Tasmania © Tourism Australia

Australia's best seafood experiences

Australia's seven best seafood experiences

Seafood experience with Rob Pennicott, Bruny Island, TAS © Tourism Australia

Tasmanian Seafood Seduction tour, Bruny Island, TAS © Tourism Australia

Rob Pennicott, Pennicott Wilderness Journey

"We are the only operator in Australia who has a licence to harvest wild abalone and prepare on the boat. Guests can touch and feel the produce, see it prepared and enjoy the freshest seafood possible.

Sydney Fish Market at Pyrmont ©  James Horan/Destination NSW

Sydney Fish Market at Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW © James Horan/Destination NSW

Local tip

Whether you’re a kitchen novice or a dinner-party-dynamo, take a cooking course at Sydney Seafood School. Your hard work is rewarded with a delicious meal.

Group on a Walkabout Cultural Adventure tour in the Daintree Rainforest © Tourism Australia

Walkabout Cultural Adventures, Daintree Rainforest, Queensland © Tourism Australia

Did you know

Australia’s native freshwater marine life is just as tasty as their ocean cousins? You can buy yabbies at the Sydney Fish Market. They taste best boiled, grilled or baked. 

Holding freshly caught oysters © South Australian Tourism Commission

Experience Coffin Bay, Eyre Peninsula, SA © South Australian Tourism Commission

Seafood Dining at Arnhem Land Barramundi Lodge, NT© Barramundi Lodge

Barramundi Lodge, Arnhem Land, NT © Barramundi Lodge

Rottnest Cruises, Rottnest Island, WA © Rottnest Cruises

Rottnest Cruises, Rottnest Island, WA © Rottnest Cruises

Fun Facts

Australia’s Western Rock Lobsters are nocturnal, can live for up to 20 years and reach up to 1 metre (3 feet) in length!

Stokehouse STK seafood platter, St Kilda, VIC © Parker Blain

Stokehouse, St Kilda, VIC © Parker Blain