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Melshell Oysters

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Perfect oyster eating spot

It's worth the drive to get to this place. It's not a long one. The oysters were delicious and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2Elena
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ACT
Not to be missed

We drove all the way to this place from Hobart in 2016 hoping to eat the world famous best oysters... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DorothyCheong
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Enjoy freshly harvested oysters at Melshell Oyster Farm. Experience the views of the Swan River while watching on shore operations. Eat on the farms river bank or Take away, enjoy at your accommodation knowing you have gathered the freshest oysters...more
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7 Yellow Sandbanks Rd, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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+61 3 6257 0269
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth the drive to get to this place. It's not a long one. The oysters were delicious and the sunny bayside location made for a relaxed reverie.

Thank 2Elena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove all the way to this place from Hobart in 2016 hoping to eat the world famous best oysters, not knowing it was closed due to flooding during that year. So, this year, 2018 we told ourselves we must make it to taste this...More

Thank DorothyCheong
Cass M, Owner at Melshell Oysters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So pleased you could come back and had a great time. Thank you for your review. See you b again i hope.

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate 3 dozen oysters. They were fresh, delicious, creamy and so reasonably priced. We ate them overlooking the water, with the sand beneath our feet (or boots). We were told about Melshell by so many people. All of them were correct...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Cass M, Owner at Melshell Oysters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you Elizabeth for your review it will make the wading in the cold water all worthwhile if we keep making people as happy as you were with our oysters. See you again!

Reviewed 5 July 2018

It was only my husband eating as I don’t eat oysters. We had been to the marine farm the day earlier and he said it was like chalk and cheese - Melshell were the best oysters he had had for a long time. The guy...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved the basic, no frills setup! Being able to enjoy the delicious huge oysters overlooking the water was delight!

Thank Daniel M
Cass M, Owner at Melshell Oysters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks Daniel it was a pleasure having you visit.

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Have already been there twice, the oysters are just fantastic. We have been shucking our own, they are big, fat & yum. If you like oysters you can't pass this place up.

Thank oreillysmith
Reviewed 21 June 2018

WOW. Oysters so fresh they had just been plucked from the sea. Very rustic place. Service is from a caravan and the seating is all alfresco. There are a couple of tables on the small sand hill overlooking the oyster beds. Loved the oysters. Simply...More

Thank jeffreywilken
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This place provides delicious oysters with great view! You can choose to sit at the shed or outdoor looking out to the sea (very windy and chilly though). Had oysters in many occasions in Tasmania and Melbourne but this is the best!!! And price is...More

Thank Roystonnn
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Best natural pacific oyster, bigger size than most other place, and .....value for money ! Same price with Queen Victoria market or South Melbourne market in Melbourne but bigger in size.

Thank Billy O
Cass M, Owner at Melshell Oysters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you Billy O. We are passionate about giving you the best oyster experience so pleased you like our oyster and our price.

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Friends and husband enjoyed the oysters thoroughly! a quick drive in and out to enjoy plump fresh oysters.

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chenoa
22 May 2018|
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Response from Cass M | Property representative |
Yes we are open everyday 10 am til 4pm except closed christmas day and boxing day 25th and 26th december. See you then.
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Aaron S
22 June 2017|
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Hi Aaron sorry i missed your question. We are closed for the month of August i am sorry for the inconvenience but the oysters growth in august is extremely slow because the water is extremely cold and we leave them alone and... More
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