Abalone + Seaweed Tour

By Mungo Murphy Seaweed Co.

This is a truly special Food Adventure and your unique chance to discover and explore Connemara by visiting these two incredibly knowledgeable and passionate women! Our lovely Sinead and Cindy send you on an outstanding journey – Learn about seaweed, visit their abalone farm, taste fresh seafood and experience the local history of Connemara when the mother/ daughter team take you on a coastal walk. The Connemara Abalone and Seaweed Tasting Adventure brings you to a land based, abalone aquaculture farm located right on the Atlantic coast in Co. Galway. The adventure begins with a coastal walk behind the farm, where you will identify a variety of seaweeds and edible sea herbs, tasting along the way.After our coastal walk, you will be shown around the land based abalone farm and learn about the different stages of abalone development. After learning to shuck an abalone from its shell, you will be served an eclectic mix of seaweed and abalone tastings for lunch.

Bookings: €45
Location: Connemara. Rossaveal

Details

Price

45 Euro

Host

Sinead is a seaweed enthusiast and an advocate for aquaculture as a means of producing food in an environmentally sustainable way. Cindy is a marine biologist from California and is passionate about growing seaweed-fed abalone in Connemara and eager to share her knowledge and experience with others.

Location

The abalone farm is tucked away in a rugged, coastal landscape beside the old pier and coastguard building in Rossaveal on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Included

Seaweed and sea herb foraging and tasting + Coastal walk + Abalone farm tour +  Lunch  +  Tea/Coffee

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