Water activity

Ría de Arousa: Boat Ride to Mussel Farm with Tasting

Activity provider: TURIMARES S.L.

Ría de Arousa: Boat Ride to Mussel Farm with Tasting

Activity provider: TURIMARES S.L.

From US$ 15.37 per person

Set sail on a guided cruise along the Arousa estuary and discover the cultivation of mussels, oysters, and scallops at an oyster farm. Enhance your palate with steamed mussels paired with local wine.

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Duration 75 minutes
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Live tour guide
Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the charming Ria de Arousa aboard a boat
  • Learn how mussels, oysters, and scallops are cultivated
  • Savor a tasting of steamed mussels with wine, water, or soft drink
  • Get to know the cultivation parks with a guide
  • Discover the sea bed through the boat's underwater vision
Full description

Embark on a cruise in the Rías Baixas and learn how mussels are cultivated on this guided tour of a mussel farm with tastings. Disembark from the Port of O Grove and cruise along the picturesque Ría de Arousa.

Visit the cultivation parks (also known as Bateas) with a guide, where you'll discover how mussels, oysters, and scallops are farmed.

Back on board, enjoy a tasting of steamed mussels, accompanied by wine, water, or soft drink, all while you explore the bottom of the sea through the boat's underwater vision.

Includes
  • Boat trip
  • Guided tour
  • Tasting of steamed mussels
  • Wine, water, and soft drink
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • The trip may be altered, modified, or canceled due to atmospheric or force majeure causes that prevent its completion
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 103 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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The fantastic trip, punctual and comfortable. We were 4 people and they gave us 2 bottles of wine and 3 trays of mussels. The explanation about the punt has been extremely funny. The content of the guide is super useful and allows you to know how its estuaries work, especially the Arousa estuary.

May 2, 2022

The truth is that I bought it online looking at other evaluations of other passengers, saying that it was a great success, rush hour departure, a very good service, wine and mussels, water and soft drinks on request…. A wonderful walk and a very good explanation of the rafts. Recommended %

May 2, 2022

Una experiencia espectacular. Un ambiente inmejorable, tanto por parte de los demás asistentes como por parte de la tripulación. El paseo increíble y la clase describiendo el entorno de la ría y la cría del mejillón, estupenda. Instructiva para niños y mayores. Por cierto, los mejillones exquisitos y para hartarse. Un 11/10

September 26, 2022

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