Award winning operators at your service.
Mandy Francis-Maier and Peter 'Boxy' Maier will make your day on the creek as memorable and as enjoyable an experience as possible.
The Yardie Creek Boat Tour vessel, 'Yardi' meanders along the creek below the escarpment walls.
Yardi on tour
The Yardie Creek Boat Tour vessel, 'Yardi' meanders along the creek below the escarpment walls.
Getting on board couldn't be easier.
For those without a car, we provide a bus service to and from Exmouth to Yardie Creek and back. Conditions apply. See our Boat tours page for more info.
Yardie Creek wildlife
The diversity of wildlife living along the rock-face is what makes the creek so special and such a joy for photographers to shoot. Cute little rock wallaby's, menacing western osprey's and elegant eastern egrets all find a home along the creeks walls.
The kids from Year 7 at Exmouth High School about to sart their tour.
Boat loads of fun!
The kids from Year 7 at Exmouth District High School about to commence their tour.
Turquoise Bay Bus Service
Turquoise Bay Bus Service
We now offer a bus service to and from the beautiful Turquoise Bay. Click here for more info.
Two young Eastern Reef Egrets giving chase to Mum while a Yarie Creek Osprey looks on.
Bird life along Yardie Creek
Two young Eastern Reef Egrets giving chase to Mum while a Yarie Creek Osprey looks on.
Photographers Dream
Our steady vessel makes capturing the amazing scenery along Yardie Creek even easier.

Yardi is ready to go for 2018

Welcome to our 2018 season (No. 6 for YCBT) – Boxy, Mandy & Ash are really looking forward to the season ahead, with a new look “Yardi” after her recent refit and paint job during the off season! Why not head down to Yardie Creek and enjoy one of our one hour boat tours and don’t… Read more »

A Big Thank You to All Our Guests

YCBT are delighted to be awarded another Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor for 2017 and we sincerely thank our guests for their great reviews and feedback.

We’re a Finalist!

We’re extremely proud to announce that Yardie Creek Boat Tours has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Perth Airport West Australian Tourism Awards, in the category of Tours and/or Transport Operators. These awards have been honoring excellence in the tourism industry for nearly 40 years.  

Spring School Holidays

It’s a warm & sunny start to the school holidays today – we look forward to welcoming you aboard our boat tour of Yardie Creek or on a beach service to Turquoise Bay!  Mandy & Boxy, YCBT 🙂

July 2015 School Holidays just around the corner

Most West Australian kids break up for school holidays on Friday 3 July 2015 – time for two weeks of fun & activities with the family!  We hope to welcome new & past visitors back to Yardie Creek to do the boat tour!  Bookings are essential at this busy time of the year –  the weather… Read more »

Book Now for 2015 Season

Yardie Creek Boat Tours & Turquoise Bay Beach Service Saturday 28 March 2015 Mandy & Peter are really looking forward to their third season in 2015 and welcome new & past visitors to Yardie Creek – ring us on 0499 202 920 to make a booking for either the Yardie Creek Boat Tour or the Turquoise… Read more »

Boat tours of Yardie Creek now privatised

Northern Guardian, Branwen Smith:  June 5, 2013: 04 “It’s a great business venture and came at the right time for us.”— Peter Maier Yardie Creek Boat Tours are now being run as an Exmouth small tourism business after being privatised by the Department of Environment and Conservation earlier this year. DEC Exmouth regional manager Arvid Hogstrom said DEC didn’t… Read more »

Boxy’s Easy Life

Article written by Stephen Scourfield for The Weekend West Travel Section (1-2 June 2013) Peter “Boxy” Maier has lived in Exmouth for 48 years. “The town’s good. We are off the track a bit,”he says, as if to explain it. Not that he needs to. The North West Cape mixes range and reef and is an environment… Read more »