Farm Tours - An aquaculture farm tour perfect for FFA students attending the 2017 National FFA Convention

As you are preparing to attend the 2019 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, please consider adding Ozark Fisheries in Martinsville, IN to your farm tour stops. We are located due south of Lucas Oil Stadium, with a 35-minute drive door to door.

Our Indiana location was established in 1899 and truly is a one-of-a-kind tour stop. Aquaculture farming with a twist is a great way to describe us. Specializing in ornamental fish (goldfish and koi), our tour includes our farm, hatchery and shipping facilities.

Scheduling: Tours must be scheduled in advance by calling 800-775-3474. Please plan to arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. We have plenty of tour times available, put you must pre-register to insure we have a tour guide for you.

Cost: Tours are $10 per person with a $100 minimum. We do not require a deposit and money is not due until you arrive for your tour time.

What to Expect: The tour consists of our hatchery, ponds and shipping facility. This is truly a unique experience that most agricultural kids are never exposed to. Aquaculture with a twist, as we raise only ornametal fish (goldfish and koi). To learn more about our farm, check out this short YouTube video.

Weather: Our tours are held rain or shine. With the majority of our Indiana farm tour indoors, we can modify our tour to accomodate weather.

Dress: While there is no official dress code, we do recommend no open toed shoes. This is a hands-on tour of an aquaculture farm. You wil be exposed to water and all things fish related.

Refreshments & Dining: We do have vending machines on the grounds and are conveniently located 2 miles north of Martinsville, IN. Martinsville offers several fast food and sit down dining restaurants. If you'd like recommendations for home cookin', be sure to ask.

Parking: Our parking area can easily accomodate several charter buses. Do not hestitate to book your large tour group with us.

Directions: Conveniently located off the I-465 loop, we are a straight shot down IN-37. For more detailed directions, view this map.

A bit more about us...

Ozark Fisheries offers goldfish and koi farm tours at both our Missouri and Indiana locations. The tours typically include a stop at our shipping and koi spawning facilities, a glance at our production ponds, viewing of goldfish and koi and butterfly koi, photo oppurtunities along the way and plenty of time for Q & A.

Our Indiana farm has hosted several FFA chapters every year during National FFA Convention Week. Just a stone's throw from Indianapolis, Ozark Fisheries offers a unique look into aquaculture. Our Missouri farm has hosted multiple elementary students, allowing hands on involvement with crayfish, snails, tadpoles and goldfish.

We can also accomodate water garden societies, koi clubs and outdoor hobbyists, with buying trips optional.

Groups are welcome, but we do have a group minimum of $100 with a cost of $10 per person in the group. Sorry, no tours for individuals available. Tours must be booked in advance. Feel free to contact our office at (800) 775-3474.

We want your day on the hatchery to be safe, educational and fun! You will experience all the real sights, sounds and smells of a working goldfish and koi hatchery with many photo opportunities along the way!

Farm Tours

An aquaculture farm tour perfect for FFA students attending the 2017 National FFA Convention

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