Oyster Farm & Kayak Tour Info

New Tour Options coming Summer of 2024!  

Planning has started so stay tuned. Be sure to sign up on the waitlist or our email list.  That will be where we announce when tours go live first.

Join our waitlist to be informed about the release date of our 2024 Tour schedule in the spring!

Oyster Farm & Kayak Tour Info 

Only 50 miles east of Manhattan, Blue Island Oyster Farm offers a tour full of adventure and fun on the beautiful Great South Bay. The setting is beautiful and serene with gorgeous views of the Fire Island Lighthouse. There is no other place quite like it, anywhere: warm sunshine, fresh air and breathtaking views. 

Tour Schedule

Public Tours run mid June through Labor Day Weekend on select mornings and evenings. Please note the recommended skill level for each tour before booking.  

Private Tours are available on additional days and times. Please fill out the online form below to receive a price quote and check availability dates. 

 

Reservations are required for all tours.

*** There is a maximum amount of guests per tour, so book early to ensure your space. ***

Tour Meeting Location
Your tour will start with a short boat ride that departs from the Captree Boat Basin from the dock outside of the Bait and Tackle Shop, located at 3500 E. Ocean Parkway Babylon, NY 11702.

 **Photos coming soon.

Getting Here

  • By Car
    • For GPS use 3500 Ocean Pkwy, Babylon, NY 11702, Captree State Park.

When you are heading south on the Robert Moses Causeway take the exit for Ocean Parkway East toward Captree State Park. That Exit will take you directly to the Captree Boat Basin. Park on the far east side (to your right as you enter) of the parking lot at Captree State Park. We will board the boat at the dock in front of the Captree Fuel Bait & Tackle Shop. 

Please Note: There is an $8 cash only fee, per vehicle, to park at Captree State Park.

  • By Train 
    • You can take the Long Island Rail Road to Babylon Train Station and then take a cab/Uber/Lyft to Captree State Park using the car directions noted above.  
  • By Boat
    • 40°28'29''N  73°14'54''W if using your own boat

 

2024 TOUR PRICING

Coming Soon! 

Join our waitlist to be the first to know when our 2024 farm tour pricing and dates go live.  

 

Parking Fee | New York State charges a cash only $8.00 fee per vehicle to park for any vehicles without an Empire Pass.

We recommend bringing the following

  • Waterproof Camera/Phone case
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel(s)
  • Bathing Suit
  • Water Shoes or Sneakers
  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen

**Please note: Flip flops are not recommended. 


Please Note

  • All guests must be 12 years or older, no exceptions. 
  • Reservations are made on a first paid, first served basis and must be paid in full to hold your space.  

 

CANCELLATION POLICIES - UPDATED for 2024

We understand that there may be occasions when you need to cancel or reschedule your tour. To ensure smooth operation of our business and to be able to provide the best service to all of our guests, we have updated our cancellation policies to the following:

Public Tour Cancellation Policy
  • All cancellation requests should be made in writing to events@blueislandoysters.com and include your reservation number. 
  • Cancellations made 30 or more days prior to your tour date will receive a  50% refund of the total purchase price to the original method of payment.
  • Cancellations made less than 30 days all payments are forfeited. (This includes any no-shows.)

     

    Private Tour Cancellation Policy
    • Cancellations made 60 days or more prior to the event date are refundable less a $75 cancellation fee.
    • Cancellations between 59 & 30 days incur a $150 cancellation fee.
    • Cancellations less than 30 days the deposit is forfeited.
       
      Weather Cancellation Policy  (Applies to both public and private tours)
      • Blue Island reserves the right to delay, postpone or cancel your farm tour due to unsafe weather conditions.
      • If we are unable to reschedule a cancelled farm tour, your payment(s) will be refunded in full.
        ** Please note that all tours are run rain or shine. 

         

        TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE

        Public Farm Tours: Join our waitlist to be the first to know when our 2024 farm tour pricing and dates go live. 

        Private Farm Tours: Private Oyster Farm and Kayak Tour Inquiry Form 

         

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