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Walking the oyster flats in Wellfeet

Walking the oyster flats in Wellfeet

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I love oysters, especially Wellfleet oysters! My love of oysters has been included on my resume for more than 10 years. Since my husband and I moved here permanently, 2 years ago, we have walked the flats of Wellfleet and learned a lot about oysters and their importance to Wellfleet. We have our recreational Shellfishing license and have been going out in all kinds of weather to collect oysters…
Tomi
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Tomi
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What we’ll do

You'll join us at low tide (which changes daily) on a Friday for about 2 hours to walk the oyster flats in Wellfleet. You can hunt for shells and we will show you where wild oysters and clams grow. We will share some of the differences between recreational and commercial shellfishing. Depending on the time of year you will need water shoes or boots. We will point out some of the Grants in the…

What else you should know

You will be walking around in the water so protective waterproof footwear is a must. Oysters are sharp so bring gloves or we will loan you some.

What I’ll provide

Transportation
During the summer a beach sticker is required so you will need to ride with us in our truck to the flats.
Equipment
We have some sizes of water shoes and boots we are willing to loan you as well as gloves to protect your hands from the sharp edges of shells. We have oyster shucking knives we can loan if you want to learn how to shuck oysters.

What to bring

protective foot wear for the water-- water socks/shoes, muck boots
a sense of adventure
rain gear in case of rain
sunscreen
a hat
wear swim wear or shorts (depending on the weather)
it can be dirty so don't wear anything you don't want to get dirty.

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Where you'll be

Depending on the time of year we will visit areas where wild oysters are visible in Wellfleet. We may visit Indian Neck, Chipmans' Cove or other areas on the bay side of Wellfleet. We can also check out commercial oyster farmers from Wellfleet Harbor. We will return to our home for a oyster shucking lesson if you are interested.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

You will be walking around in the water so protective waterproof footwear is a must. Oysters are sharp so bring gloves or we will loan you some.
Tomi
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Walking the oyster flats in Wellfeet
12 reviews
From ₹2,484/person
12 reviews
From ₹2,484/person