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Nonesuch Oysters

Scarborough, ME, USA
About Nonesuch Oysters
Hop aboard our workboat and we will take you and your group of oyster lovers on a private oyster tasting tour of our farm! We'll first visit the nursery where you can witness the baby oysters feasting away in our floating upweller. Next stop is the grow out site, just up the river. Land-lovers not to worry; we're always a stone's throw from shore! Each guest gets 6 complimentary oysters!
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Thank you Captain Sadie for an excellent tour! We learned so much about oysters and we also learned how to shuck. Just touring the farm was incredible, but there is nothing quite like eating oysters fresh out of the water. We tried the Abigail pearl...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gnealon44
Reviewed August 24, 2019

If you are in Maine near Scarborough I highly suggest you take the Nonesuch oyster tour! Captain Ed was not only very informative but also highly entertaining. We had a wonderful time. Also eating oysters straight from the ocean is not to be missed. If...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank marthamross
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Had a tour with Ed on a beautiful day just after the 4th. Really enjoyed the information and relaxing ride. The tour is slow speed so you can wear flip flops, you may need a jacket if the wind is chilly. It was mid 70s...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Emariana W
Reviewed June 25, 2019

Very enlightening tour of oyster farm. Met Ed at the pier for a short trip to farming area, We learned to shuck oysters using the wiggle, wiggle, pop instruction---easy to remember. Ed was friendly, interesting and answered many questions. We tried the Abigail pearls. Wish...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jeffarmstrong2018
Reviewed June 12, 2019

This was truly a unique experience and I'm so glad I signed up for this tour. We met our captain at the docks in Scarborough, hopped on a boat, and traveled to a nearby oyster farm. Truthfully, I've never given a thought about where oysters...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank winehikingdiaries
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Freshest oysters you can get! They take you out in a boat to the oyster beds, give a bit of education on oyster life cycle etc. Then they pull oysters right out of the water and serve them to you. They also show you how...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed October 4, 2018

My wife had read about this place and wanted to try fresh oysters. We went to pick up a dozen and brought them back for her dinner. The verdict was that they were excellent with a salty taste. They also sell other kind of seafood...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank southguy
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Must do tour while visiting Maine! This was interesting and informative with a beautiful boat ride and delicious fresh out the ocean oysters to eat!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank M7645CVjulies
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy - but the real deal. Our guide, captain and oyster shucker is a fisherman who explained extremely well both how oysters are farmed and how to shuck and eat then. Beautiful experience my kids (even one who doesn’t eat oysters) loved it. Don’t...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jonfweber
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Terrific tour of the oyster beds in the marshlands near Prouts Neck on the Nonesuch river. Extremely informative tour set in this beautiful area. We learned about the life of an oyster, the business of growing and selling them and the tricks of shucking oysters,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 21, 2017|
Response from Emariana W | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $65/ per person