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Oyster farm taste experience 

Tour Highlights

  • Pop on some waders and walk out into the crisp waters of Freycinet Marine Farm

  • Learn from a genuine oyster farmer how we grow our juicy oysters

  • Taste delicious pacific oysters fresh out of the water

  • Learn how to shuck an oyster

  • Enjoy fresh oysters and cooked mussels paired with a glass of Freycinet Vineyard premium wine

Detailed Description

Great Oyster Bay is home to some of Australia's freshest and finest seafood. Located on Tasmania's beautiful east coast the pristine waters, fresh air and ample sea life make for great oyster faming conditions. Freycinet Marine Farm offers a unique farm gate experience, suppling freshly farmed produce direct to you at their shop front on Coles Bay Road. 

Oyster Bay Tours partner with Freycinet Marine Farm to bring you an intimate and authentic oyster farm visit and taste experience. Departing daily from the marine farm shop, hop on board as our local oyster farmer and guide drives you down to the marine farm. There you will be greeted with a cosy pair of waders, ready to put on and wade out into the crisp waters of Freycinet Peninsula. Hear, touch and see the way we farm our delicious oysters from wee little babies to the juicy delights served up at the shop. Harvest some oysters fresh from the rack, then head back onto land to watch an expert shucking demonstration, with the option to don a shucking glove and give it a go yourself. 

There's nothing better than enjoying a fresh harvest of oysters and cooked mussels, except when it's paired with a hand picked award wining local riesling. So kick back, breathe in the fresh sea breeze, take in the spectacular farm backdrop and distant Hazards, while you enjoy this once in a life time culinary experience.  

Booking information

AVAILABILITY: TOURS start running daily from Monday the 10th September 2018.

Bookings are essential to guarantee a place on our tour. 

DEPARTURE POINT: Tours depart at 10am and 1pm daily from the Freycinet Marine Farm Shop at 1784 Coles Bay Road TAS 7215

CLOTHING: Closed in shoes, trousers/pants and a jacket/jumper are recommended. Come prepared with wet weather gear if the forecast is for rain. 

WEATHER: We are an all weather tour. Tours will only be cancelled in the event of a severe weather warning. 

INCLUDED: Tour is inclusive of half a dozen fresh pacific oysters and dressings, half a bowl of cooked mussels and a matching local wine. 

CHILDREN: Want to bring a child on tour? Please refer to the full details listed on our Terms & Conditions page.