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Private Oyster Tour and Tasting with Locals by Flaggy Shore

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1h 30m
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  • Private tour and tasting at a family-owned oyster farm

  • Learn about oysters from a marine biologist

  • Includes a demonstration in shucking oysters

  • Taste oysters fresh out of the water

  • Enjoy a glass of wine and see the sun go down on Galway Bay

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Private oyster tour and tasting

  • What's included

    Local wine (1-2 glasses)

  • What's included

    All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • What's included


  • What's excluded

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Know Before You Book

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Private, personalised experience

  • Flexible with timing so if you prefer another time, let Gerry know when you confirm your booking

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • Gerry speaks English and French

What you can expect

Slurp oysters at the source with a private tour and tasting by Flaggy Shore Oysters, a family-owned company. Led by a marine biologist, this tour includes a lesson in how oysters are grown and harvested, plus a demonstration on how to shuck them properly. After touring the facility, taste Flaggy Shore Oysters alongside a glass of wine. Flexible start times can be customised according to your timetable.

Gerry together with his daughter Ciara run their family owned seafood and oyster trading company. A marine biologist by training, Gerry has worked in the seafood industry for many decades and is passionate about showing travellers how to grow and recognise high quality oysters, their primary seafood product. Gerry and his family are from New Quay, a rural village located on the south shore of Galway Bay in Ireland. It is located at the foothills of the Burren, a world renowned Geopark site with truly unique flora and fauna. This area is known for its clean grade A waters that have produced distinctive and delicious oysters and shellfish for centuries. The pristine water with nutrients fed by underground streams to the sea from the Burren provides nutrients that make these Flaggy shore oysters truly special.


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Activity Location

  • New Quay County Clare

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Meet your host in New Quay, County Clare.
    • New Quay County Clare

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