The Oyster Farm Shop

A unique Kangaroo Island farm-gate experience on a working oyster farm

Discover our farmgate…In the pretty seaside town of American River, you will find some of the best-tasting Pacific Oysters in the world! The Oyster Farm Shop is the farm-gate outlet for Kangaroo Island Shellfish, the only commercial oyster farm on the island.

Taste our produce….Serving the freshest oysters on Kangaroo Island, we shuck daily when in season (around April to January).  Also showcasing the Island’s Aquaculture and Sustainable Seafood straight from the source.

Now also farming the native Angasi Oyster…….the only place on Kangaroo Island where you can taste a KI Native oyster!

Enjoy a ‘share-plate’ with friends from our Local Produce Tasting menu with a glass of the Island’s finest wine, ale or cider.  This is not a restaurant, cafe or fish &chip shop, it is a unique Kangaroo Island farm-gate experience!


Contact us for wholesale enquiries


Freshest Oysters on KI

Local Produce Tasting Menu – share plate style

Seating for up to 30 people

Licensed venue

High chairs available

Free tastings of our farm shop smoked produce

Selection of local produce including Island Pure Cheese, KI Honey, KI olives & oils, jams and condiments



Discover our Farm-gate…. the only commercial oyster farm on Kangaroo Island.

Taste our Product….Freshest Pacific Oysters and Native Angasi oysters on the island. Also showcasing KI Abalone, Abalini, Marron, and King George Whiting (when in season).

Enjoy a share plate with friends….from our Local Produce Tasting menu washed down with a local wine, ale or cider.

Don’t expect silverware and fine china – we are a working farm – local produce straight from the source prepared simply the way seafood should be!

Take some produce along with one of our ‘Eat Like An Islander’ Recipe cards and  prepare a feast of island produce back your accommodation.

Visit The Oyster Farm Shop for a delicious, sustainable, unique, farm-gate experience!

Fresh Kangaroo Island Oysters

Taking Christmas Orders now! Order your wholeshell or open oysters now to avoid disappointment - we do have days during this very busy season where we sell out of open oysters at the farm shop, so please ring 08 8553 7122 to place an order and it will be ready for pickup!

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Xmas Oysters


08 85537122

44 Tangara Drive
American River SA 5221

Opening Hours

Open 7 Days a week 11am to 3pm
Local Produce Tasting menu - last orders taken 2.30pm
Kangaroo Island Pacific Oyster season April to November (depending on Mother Nature!)
Closed 25th December, 26th December and 1 January