to purchase a gift certificate?
You can now do it online!
a secure credit card purchase through PayPal.
need to set up a PayPal account.
1. Hit the BUY NOW button to be take to the
PayPal site where you can securely check out. (There
you can update the quantity that you need to purchase.)
2. Be sure to fill out all the required information
and provide us with your shipping address and we will
mail you a hard copy of the gift certificate with
the information sheet, and redemption instructions.
No time to wait for the mail to get there? Purchase
your gift certificate(s) and print out the printer
friendly PDF's below. We'll provide you with a redemption
code, to the email provided at check out, within 48
hours of the purchase which will be used when scheduling
the farm tour. We'll still mail you the gift certificate
via US Mail to the shipping address used when making
your payment, but you don't have to wait for that
to give the gift.
- Gift Certificate cost include NYS sales tax which
is charged for the farm tour.
- Gratuity is not included in the purchase price
but greatly appreciated.
Certificate Redemption Instructions
2019 TOUR INFO
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 includes the following and lasts approximately
traditional New England lobster roll picnic lunch
lots of farm fresh Blue Island oysters.
kayak eco-tour around our oyster farm, the surrounding
back meadows and wilderness.
your own beverages and our friendly staff will be
sure to keep your glasses full.
the history, biology & geography of oysters,
as well as the tools and tactics of oyster farming
and how our Island Dock and Oyster Farm
- Public Tours run on select Saturdays, mornings and/or evenings, weather permitting.
Tours are available on additional days and times.
Inquire for availability.
*** There is a maximum amount of guests per tour,
so book early to ensure your space. ***
tour will start with a short boat ride that departs
from the Captree Boat Basin, located at 3500 E.
Ocean Parkway Babylon, NY 11702.
Public Tours | Morning or Evening | $100 per person, plus sales tax and Eventbrite fees when applicable. Gratuity is not included but greatly appreciated.
Private Tours | A minimum of $1000.00, for up to 10 guests, and $100.00 each additional person up to 16 guests total. Plus an additional $12 per guest gratuity, sales tax, and any Eventbrite fees when applicable.
recommend bringing the following
you are paying with a gift certificate, please see
the gift certificate for how to do so.
guests must be 12 years or older.
OR EMAIL TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE
OR BOOK YOUR SPOT ONLINE WHEN THE 2019 TOUR DATES
(Available starting late Spring 2019)
to I redeem my gift certificate online?
late Spring, the summer farm tour dates and times
will be posted. You can use your redemption code to
reserve online for the amount of guests the gift certificate
my gift certificate have an expiration date?
certificates that are purchased do not have an expiration
date and will state that on the hard copy of it. If
you don't use them one season you can use them the
next season, or the next and so on and so on.
happens if the weather is bad and the tour is canceled?
If the tour is cancelled due to poor or unsafe weather
conditions we will try and reschedule. If that is
not possible, you will be issued a full refund in
your original payment method. If you used a gift certificate
to pay, than the gift certificate will remain unused
and you can use it when you reschedule.
will we know if a tour is canceled due to the weather?
Since storms can blow through that area quickly we
monitor the forecast the days leading up to the farm
tour. We will make the call when we are confident
it will not be clearing out which could be as late
as the early morning of the tour. You will only
be contacted if the tour is cancelled. If you
do not here from us, the tour is still on.
there a place where beverages can be kept cool at
Yes. We generally have cooler space available for
you to keep your beverages on ice so they are kept
cold until its lunch time.
there a place to keep my belongings dry?
Yes. We have indoor space on the dock to keep your
belongings safe & dry
have a large group that wants to come out, can we
book a private tour?
Private group tours can be booked when we have
availability whenever there
are no public tours scheduled.
Private tours are available for a $1000 minimum (plus
sales tax and gratuity), for up to 10 people. Each
additional person over 10, up to a 16 guest maximum,
is an additional $100 (plus tax & gratuity) per
person. Call or email for additional details and availability.