The 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.The participants then go to the seven acre shellfish farm in Potter’s Pond. The tour takes about 60 minutes, but can be tailored to each group. Waterside tours that do not leave the land are also available. Visit website for tour times and tickets.
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.