Tours 6 days a week (closed Tuesdays)
Cookabarra Restaurant and Function Centre is located within a working farm site which includes a world leading Barramundi fish farm, a hydroponic garden and soon to open local produce centre. This innovative barramundi farm has an international reputation for its sustainable farming practices.
An informative guided tour of the farm and gardens can be taken before or after lunch with guided tours operating Wednesday to Monday at 11:00am and 2:00pm (closed Tuesdays). Tour cost is $12 for adults & $6 for children (5-12) you can discover how our award winning Australian made technology operates to produce over a thousand kilograms of barramundi per week! Fresh fish can always be purchased by ordering in advance and can often be available on the day (whole $16 ea or 2 for $30- fresh fillets are $45per kg usually 5 to 6 pieces in a kg. The technology we have developed has been exported to other countries.
See Tailor Made Fish Farms on Channel Sevens Sydney Weekender.
Also see our Farm on NSW Fisheries Innovation Video.
This Restaurant is open to the public from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm 6 days per week (closed Tuesdays) but please note that last orders for the kitchen are taken at 2pm, we operates during all weather conditions so it is something you can do in Nelson Bay even on a rainy day.
During the tour you will see the fish as they move through their lifecycle from fingerlings right through to a market ready product. You can even feed some bigger fish that are over 6kg; just watch your fingers!
Tours of the facilities can be organised through the restaurant.
Please contact us for further information or to book a tour.
We have special packages for school groups. Please download the information pack for school excursions from our downloads page.
We also have special group discounts. Please Contact us on 02 4982 6740 for more information.