Oyster Farm Tours @ Oysterville Sea FarmsA 90 Minute Walking Tour of our Interpretive Center, Production Facilities and out on to our beds to learn about the area, oysters and how we sustainably farm oysters
Cost:$100.00 per person
Duration:1h 30min – 2h 15min
Schedule:Offered most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays depending on tide and weather.
About this experience
The tours start in our historic oyster building. Currently, it is the only oyster building on the National Historic Register of Historic Places.
Stop 1 - The Interpretive Center: You will begin by learning a bit about the area and why it is so unique for oyster production.
Stop 2 - The Production Room - This is where we get the oysters ready for market. This is where the magic happens. Where we get some oysters ready for market and others are cleaned up and sent to a different bed to continue their lives.
Stop 3 - Out onto the Oyster Beds - A short walk away are the beds themselves. You will go out on them to see the various methods of oyster farming and learn about the life of an oyster.
Stop 4 - Shucking Class: Back at the farm, you will then get taught how to shuck an oyster from our experts. Here you will be able to shuck 3 oysters that will be then BBQ’d for you to enjoy.
Stop 5 - Enjoy some Oysterville Selects: The final stage of the tour is to bask in the glow of your new found knoweledge and skills as you luxuriate in the gorgeous view of our deck. As you do so, you will enjoy the fruits of your labor: the oysters you just shucked...
If you would like we will have a table reserved for you at the end of the tour so you can enjoy an amazing meal in our incredibly gorgeous location.
Note: the tour lasts about 90 minutes and includes .5 of a mile of walking, some of it over an uneven trail. We recommend that you bring boots. If you do not have any we can rent you a pair for the tour.
Willapa Wild is one of the top 20 largest Oyster Farms in the US for acreage. We farm over 300 acres on the Willapa Bay with facilities in Bay Center and a fully operating Farm and Restaurant at our Oysterville Sea Farms Location.