Failte Isteach- Welcome

Join Us & explore a beautiful GREEN valley where water Buffalo Roam.

Tar linn ag spaisteoireacht trí ghleannta álainn Mhúscraí.

  • Trip Advisor
  • facebook
  • Black Instagram Icon
  • Black LinkedIn Icon

Virtual Introduction Tour
Video credit: John O' Sullivan - Event Photography​​


You will be amazed to see these tame, placid, and majestic animals graze the grasslands of Johnny Lynch's Home Farm in the South West region of Ireland since 2009.

Enjoy time outdoors, strolling in the fresh air, spotting the local flora and wildlife along the farm side country lanes and fields.

Meet us, locals, on the way.

We guarantee it's far from any maddening crowds you will be.

Listen to the fascinating story of how these Water Buffalo came to be in Ireland from the farm guide, Dorothy, and the Lynch family.

Learn where your dairy food items come from, and see how its made. Taste a variety of buffalo milk cheeses made in the Home Farm's Dairy every morning at first light.


This is a truly remarkable farm-to-fork experience for you to enjoy in this region.

Vive la differance!
Vive la differance!

French Cheese Lovers Tour

press to zoom

press to zoom
Waiting room for  Milking!
Waiting room for Milking!

The ladies are enjoying their haylage snacks before heading into the Milking Parlour

press to zoom
Vive la differance!
Vive la differance!

French Cheese Lovers Tour

press to zoom

 be immersed in Dairy Farming Life and taste creamy buffalo cheeses made from their milk at first light.


Meet  Johhny Lynch's  

Meditteranean  Italian Pedigree Water Buffalo 


Learn firsthand about farm-related issues such as

land management, healthy animal welfare, and award-winning cheese production.

Witness best practice farming and biodiversity measures that hold well for its sustainable future. 


End your visit with a tasting of buffalo milk cheeses made by renowned  Irish Master Cheesemaker, Sean Ferry and his merry team each day, right here on Macroom Buffalo farm in Gaeltacht Múscraí, Co Cork.


Please note: Tours for individuals or individual families are available from June to September only

See our Summertime Trails. On-Bookings open from May. 


If you would like to book a tour with me, get in touch.

I look forward to meeting you soon.






Thank you, Dorothy, for a

fabulous School

tour today!!


You are a mountain

of knowledge and I

could see that the

students really enjoyed

every aspect of the tour


They were still

singing you and Ciarán's

praises when we arrived

back to school.


We will most


be recommending

O'Tuama Tours

to everyone we meet.


Trish Bailey, Teacher

St Brogans College,

Bandon, Co Cork


           HAVE YOUR SAY HERE...


Thank you so much for

your kindness and

generosity with our small

 group today.

We appreciated your

valuable time and

a wealth of knowledge.

We feel privileged

to be visitors,

Thank you!



Amanda Archibald

& Ann Cohen





Just a quick note to say thank you again

for hosting our  Multinational tour. 

The consensus was, that it was the highlight

of their trip.

The combination of the personal touch,

tour, tasting, and BBQ really made the event.

Please again send our gratitude

to Johnny and the family,

Marty and wife, Emma for the BBQ, and

of course you for organising the whole thing.

Niall Rohan,

Operations Project and

Performance Manager,

Danone, Macroom, Co Cork