Matunuck Oyster Farm Sunset Tour

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Matunuck Oyster Bar

629 Succotash Road

South Kingstown, RI 02879

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Our Oyster Farm Tour begins at Matunuck Oyster Bar with introductory information about East Matunuck Barrier Beach, Succotash Salt Marsh and Potter Pond Estuary. Perry Raso of Matunuck Oyster Farm will discuss aquaculture and fisheries on a global scale and a local scale. You will then visit the seven acre shellfish farm in Potter’s Pond. The tour takes about one hour and is held rain or shine.

Tours of the oyster farm are a unique feature of the Matunuck experience. Group tours and educational field trips show how shellfish are cultivated in local waters. Visitors see the different species of shellfish in many different stages of growth.

Tickets for a 'Tasting' can also be purchased in addition to the farm tour. Tastings take place immediatly following the tour and include one glass of sparkling wine and three oysters per person.

The tours and oyster farm were started with help from RI Sea Grant Reed Initiative funded project ”The Ocean State Aquaculture Education Project” in 2002. Although the grant has expired, Raso continues the tours because of the educational opportunities they provide and to increase people’s understanding of aquaculture and RI’s estuarian environment. With our tours we hope to encourage our visitors to take an active interest in supporting local aquaculturists and farmers.


*Please note that we have limited seating and all passengers require a ticket, regardless of age (infants require a ticket). Tours are held rain or shine and are only cancelled when thunder and lightning occurs. Please dress accordingly. Cancellations are communicated through the email provided at time of purchase. Tickets can only be refunded up to 24 hours in adavance. If you wish to cancel your tour within 24 hours of the scheduled tour time, an exchange for a future tour can be made.

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Matunuck Oyster Bar

629 Succotash Road

South Kingstown, RI 02879

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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