Kelly Oyster Experience

A Story of Three Generations

Kelly Oysters are happy to offer private experiences to oyster fans and enthusiasts

which are offered around the routines of the tides and employees 

Our private tours take 1 hour 15 minutes and run in all weather conditions except hurricanes!!


You’ll take a guided walk down to the rugged seashore to see our family oyster beds. You’ll hear first-hand how the oyster has played an important role in the lives of the Galway Bay community, for thousands of years.


We’ll show you exactly how we farm our oysters, according to our family’s age-old tradition combined with the best of modern, new technology.


Learn how to expertly open and shuck an oyster, so you get the most of the incredible taste sensation.


Enjoy the delicious taste of Kelly Oysters, with oysters plucked straight from our waters. The freshest oyster you’ll ever have, with the sounds and atmosphere of our unique environment completing your experience.

Booking is required.

Good to know!

Private Guided Tour of Kelly Oysters and Tasting at pop up oyster bar with a real Oyster Farmer price per person €60 (Subject to minimum numbers or the equivalent in charges €240)

While you’re visiting us, be sure to factor in an excursion to soak up the life, lights, arts and culture of Galway City.
Some of Ireland’s best restaurants, excellent shopping and world-class entertainment are just 20km away.
Or take a short journey south to discover the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark

Visit Morans, Galway or Monks, Ballyvaughan both serving Kelly Oysters, Mussels and Clams all year round.


The Small Print

Private experiences only.

The maximum size of each tour is 20 people.

Cancellations with full refund can be made up to 7 days in advance of tour commencing.

No refunds available for bookings not cancelled 48hrs in advance.