#TourTheShore

Located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, The Ugly Oyster Co. is the leading curator of local craft beverage experiences!

We are proud to partner with Cape Charles Brewing Co, Black Narrows Brewing Co, Chatham Vineyards, Buskey Cider on the Bay and Cape Charles Distillery to offer an unforgettable, all-inclusive tour experience to the area’s top breweries, cideries, vineyards and distilleries. Tour the Shore via round-trip transportation with guides knowledgeable in local history, culture & lore!

Tours


Marsh Muds & Suds Tour

(The O.G.)

 
 

Overview

The Marsh Muds & Suds Tour, starting in Chincoteague, VA, brings you the best of the Eastern Shore! Explore Chatham Vineyards, Black Narrows Brewing Company, Cape Charles Brewing Company, Buskey Cider on the Bay and Cape Charles Distillery and sample up to 15 different craft beverages over 5 stops!

Cost includes private tasting & tour @ Chatham Vineyards, 15% off bottles @ Chatham Vineyards, samples @ Cape Charles Brewing Co, samples @ Black Narrows Brewing Co, round-trip transportation & interactive lessons on local culture!

Duration: 5.5 to 6.5 hours

COST: $89- Drinker

$55- Non-Drinker

CAPACITY: 10 Seats

OFFERED DAILY @ 11:00 AM

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Pints & Paddles Tour

 
 

Overview

If you're looking for a full day of exploration and adventure on Virginia's Eastern Shore, look no further than the Pints & Paddles tour!

Your day begins with a 2-hr. guided kayak tour, led by Burnham Guides, of historic Onancock Creek. A paddle with the published authors and guides is the perfect way to take in the sights of this colonial port and truly experience the unspoiled waters of the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Next, you'll hop in the Ugly Oyster Co's van, Pearl, with a box lunch of Mallards' famous no-filler crab cake, either on a sandwich roll or on a salad, for an an unforgettable, all-inclusive craft beverage experience that blends local history, knowledge and round-trip transportation with unrivaled access to Chatham Vineyards, Cape Charles Brewing Co, Buskey Cider on the Bay and Cape Charles Distillery. 

Cost includes your kayak, equipment and guides, private tasting & tour @ Chatham Vineyards, samples @ Cape Charles Brewing Co, round-trip transportation & bagged lunch (vegetarian options available upon request).

For booking and availability, contact Burnham Guides at 757-710-5137 or Ugly Oyster Co. at (757) 694-5678!

Duration: 6.5 to 7 hours (Full Day)

COST: $155

CAPACITY: 10 Seats (4 person minimum)

OFFERED DAILY @ 9:00 AM


Private Tours

Looking for a unique way to celebrate a birthday, corporate event, bachelor/bachelorette party, etc? We’re happy to customize PRIVATE tours for every occasion! Contact us to get started on building an exclusive experience around the best of what the Shore has to offer…

 
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HILLARY CHESSON

THE OWNER, THE DRINKER & THE BRAWN

Hillary is an ESVA native with a love of storytelling. Born and raised on Chincoteague, Virginia, she has a long-standing appreciation for the Eastern Shore where dinner is served shucked and time is told by the tides. Her favorite pastimes include front porch sittin’ and eating Pico Taqueria…

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CAYLAH GREEN

THE OWNER, THE DRIVER & THE BRAINS

Born and raised in the DC area, Caylah studied Cultural Anthropology at Georgetown University and developed a deep fascination with cultural knowledge and how we present and preserve our collective stories. She went on to teach high school math in DC, where she also became an advocate for food access. An educator at heart, she hopes to invest strangers in the unique flavors of the Eastern Shore by carefully crafting the narratives of agricultural work being done by local partners.

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KONA

CEO/ANTI-SQUIRREL DEFENSE COORDINATOR

It’s exhausting being in charge…

 

Drink Local


 Frequently asked questions


Where are you located?

We are located in Chincoteague, Virginia. We utilize a town public parking lot as a meet-up location for our tours.

Are your tours “kid friendly”?

You must be 21 or older and show proper identification in order to participate in our tour, even if you’ve purchased a non-drinker ticket.

WHAT DOES THE NON-DRINKER TICKET INCLUDE?

Everything but the alcohol!

Can I bring the dog?

Unfortunately, Fido will have to sit this one out... it’s an insurance thing. Photos always welcome, tho!

WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME?

Bring your ID, your smiles, and a willingness to learn! We also suggest packing a water bottle and sunscreen.

Can I drink on the bus?

Sure! As long as it’s water…

What is your refund policy?

We are unable to offer a refund if you cancel a tour less than 24-hours prior but tickets are always transferable! Our refund policy is as follows:

  • 1 week or more: Full Refund

  • Less than 7 days: 50% Refund

  • Less than 24 hours: Non-refundable

Can I book a private tour?

Of course! Generally, we suggest private tours for corporate events, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and other groups of over 5 guests. Give us a call to chat about details and specifics.

Where’s my confirmation email?

Did you check your spam folder, yet? You can also reach out to us by phone or email and we will happily send you your confirmation again!

CONTACT US

(757) 694-5678

info@theuglyoystercompany.com

Chincoteague, Virginia

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