Our Location, Tasmania
We’re passionate about our home, Tasmania, the oceans that surround this island and the seafood it provides us. This natural and pure environment means that Candy Abalone produce the most beautiful seafood and dried abalone in the world. The best quality dried abalone starts with the best quality fresh abalone and Tasmania is leading the world in creating truly incredible and sustainable products, and the finest seafood.
Candy Abalone is an essential stop on the foodie tourism route to buy seafood in Tasmania, and with views over the Barilla Bay Oyster Farm and the Coal Valley, Candy Abalone offers a unique opportunity for visitors to understand how this special product is harvested. Visitors can tour the drying facilities, learn about the history of the abalone industry and abalone diving, and meet the people that make Candy Abalone tick.
Candy Abalone Shop and Drying Facility, Tasmania
Candy Abalone Drying Facility
Candy Abalone only produces dried products from wild caught abalone and does not use chemical additives or drying machines. The drying process follows the traditional Japanese method, using natural airflow to achieve a tender, candied delicacy.
CANDY ABALONE SHOP
The Candy Abalone retail shop is located at Cambridge, 15 minutes drive from Hobart city and five minutes from the Airport, it is a must stop if you are looking to buy Seafood in Tasmania. The Candy Abalone experience is more than visiting an abalone shop, our drying facility is in the same location, and we share this site with Barilla Bay Oysters and Gillespsies Ginger beer, a full Tasmanian Seafood and produce experience. Our shop is the perfect place to stop, browse, learn about and buy the Candy Abalone Seafood product range. View our product range
Upstairs from the Candy Abalone Seafood shop in Tasmania, there is an opportunity to try some abalone from the menu of the Barilla Bay Seafood Restaurant, The restaurant captures the essence of Tasmania, focusing on fresh, local produce allowing the chef to create an uncomplicated and approachable menu.
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK, 9AM TO 6PM
Oyster Abalone & Ginger Beer Land Based Farm Tour
Candy Abalone is lucky enough to share our east coast site with some excellent Tasmanian producers, Barilla Bay Oysters and Gillespie’s Ginger Beer. A 50-60 minute public tour is available which gives access to our drying and processing environment, an informative display of the Abalone industry in Tasmania and an overview of oyster farming and grading, a display of local crustaceans with photo opportunities and a beach tour to see the oyster lease. This is all finished off with a refreshing tasting and introduction to Gillespies Ginger Beer and six freshly shucked oysters.
Bookings are essential for all public tours, bookings close 3hrs prior to the tour. Please call (03)62485458 to check availability for on-the-day bookings.
– Our tours are land based
– Enclosed footwear is recommended
– Please visit the online booking at Barilla Bay to reserve a space on the tours
Special private tours of Candy Abalone are available, please contact us to arrange a date and time.