Willie Creek Pearl Farm

Willie Creek Pearl Farm is the only pearl farm in the Kimberley region open to the general public. Willie Creek provides regular tours that give an intricate insight into today's cultured pearling industry.  Visitors can join the pearl farm tour by coach from Broome or can drive themselves to the pearl farm, 38kms from the township.
The two hour tour at the farm uses a variety of methods to share information on the pearling industry. Guides accompany visitors all the way and show the process of culturing pearls from seeding' through to harvesting. A demonstration using a live pearl oyster is given to reveal the technical and complex operation involved in starting the pearl process. Visitors are also taken on board the vessel Mutiari Putri to view farming operations on the water.
Morning or afternoon tea of home made Damper, cool drink and tea/coffee is provided on every tour.
The pearl farm has its own pearling showroom which was renovated to world-class standard in 2006. Considered WA's most remote pearling showroom it has a stunning array of jewellery which feature Australian South Sea Pearls, direct from the producers. Whilst Willie Creek specialises in producing fine Australian pearl jewellery the range also includes other beautiful collections including Freshwater Pearls from China and Japan and the classic mabé or half-pearl range.

Live Pearl Harvest - Elizabeth Quay
Adults: $18.00 / Children: $18.00

The most beautiful and valuable pearls in the world are grown in Western Australia and our live pearl harvests allow you to discover the journey of the Australian South Sea Cultured Pearl, from shell to showroom, right in the heart of Perth city. An experience unable to be shared in any other Australian city. Learn how the Pinctada Maxima oyster, from the azure waters of Broome produces the world's largest and finest pearls. Watch in amazement as a pearl is harvested from its oyster right before your eyes! Discover the secret life of the most precious pearls in the world, as well as how they are valued and made into stunning jewellery.

Departure Days:
Daily.

Departure Point:
Willie Creek Pearls Elizabeth Quay

Departure Time:
11:00am, 01:30pm and on request

Duration:
30 min

Not Included:
n/a

What to Bring:
- Hat.
- Water bottle.
- Camera.

Inclusions:
- Pearl discovery presentation
- Watch a pearl harvested from its oyster
- Learn how pearls are valued and turned into jewellery
- Showroom browsing time

Adults $18.00
Children $18.00
Pearl Luggers Tour
Adults: $31.00 / Children: $18.00

This unique 1.5 hour tour offers a guided commentary on Broome's pearling history. Travel back in time to an era of courageous men who lived a life of danger, fortune and adventure. Visitors are captivated as 150 years of Broome's unique maritime and pearling heritage is uncovered in the very environment where the history was made amongst the mangroves on the foreshore of Roebuck Bay's Dampier Creek. Pearl Luggers is located right in the heart of Chinatown' and features a fully rigged and restored pearl lugger surrounded by a replica inter-tidal jetty and tenders store. It is without doubt the closest link to the pearling era of long ago where daily life ebbed and flowed with the comings and goings of the great pearl luggers fleet.

Departure Days:
Daily.

Departure Point:
31 Dampier Terrace, Broome WA 6725

Departure Time:
10:30am, 01:30pm

Duration:
1.5 hours.

Not Included:
n/a

What to Bring:
- A water bottle

Inclusions:
- History of pearling in Broome, including hard hat diving
- Pearl luggers (boat) display
- View historical pearling artefacts
- View mother of pearl artefacts
- Exclusive pearl meat tasting

Adults $31.00
Children $18.00
Pearl Master Class - Elizabeth Quay
Adults: $60.00 / Children: $60.00

This one hour Pearl Master Class will take you on a journey through time to the days of hard hat diving as you learn of the thrilling and rich history surrounding pearling in Broome. Watch a pearl harvested from its oyster right before your eyes! Learn how pearling technicians seed and harvest oysters and discover exactly what makes the perfect pearl. You will also get to taste the subtle flavour of pearl meat, a true Broome delicacy that is revered around the world and receive a $50 gift voucher to use in the showroom.

Departure Days:
Daily.

Departure Point:
Willie Creek Pearls Elizabeth Quay

Departure Time:
On demand between 9am and 4pm

Duration:
1 hour.

Not Included:
n/a

What to Bring:

Inclusions:
- AUD50.00 retail voucher
- Exclusive pearl meat tasting
- Learn of the rich history surrounding pearling in Broome
- Pearl discovery presentation
- Watch a pearl harvested from its oyster
- Learn how pearls are valued and turned into jewellery
- Showroom browsing time

Adults $60.00
Children $60.00
Discover Broome - Broome Sightseeing - AM Tour - Concession
Adults: $77.00 / Children: $39.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
This 4-hour tour is a brilliant introduction to Broome. For an entertaining and informative experience, it is the perfect way for visitors to orient their way around town, whilst discovering major landmarks and local attractions. From ancient rocky outcrops, rugged landscapes and spectacular coastline, visitors will be awestruck by the stunning diversity and ancient history of the natural environment. Hear fascinating stories of Broome's colourful heritage that has shaped the rich, multi-cultural community it is today. Led by friendly and knowledgeable tour guides, explore historical sites, understand the cultural significance of landmarks and discover natural wonders. The last stop of the tour is Pearl Luggers in the heart of Chinatown, where you'll be treated to a Pearling Master's high tea and a Pearl Luggers Tour.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Various Broome Accommodation (hotels and resorts)

Departure Time:
8.00am

Pickup:
Broome Hotel (Please advise at time of booking).

Dropoff:
Broome Hotel (Please advise at time of booking).

Duration:
4 hours.

Meals:
- Pearl Master's High Tea.

Not Included:
n/a

What to Bring:
- Hat.
- Water bottle.
- Camera.

Inclusions:
- Cable Beach
- Gantheaume Point
- Japanese Cemetery
- Town Beach
- Matso's Brewery Voucher
- Sun Pictures
- Pearling Master's High Tea
- 1.5 hour Pearl Luggers Tour

Adults $77.00
Children $39.00
Discover Broome - Broome Sightseeing - AM Tour
Adults: $81.00 / Children: $39.00

This 4-hour tour is a brilliant introduction to Broome. For an entertaining and informative experience, it is the perfect way for visitors to orient their way around town, whilst discovering major landmarks and local attractions. From ancient rocky outcrops, rugged landscapes and spectacular coastline, visitors will be awestruck by the stunning diversity and ancient history of the natural environment. Hear fascinating stories of Broome's colourful heritage that has shaped the rich, multi-cultural community it is today. Led by friendly and knowledgeable tour guides, explore historical sites, understand the cultural significance of landmarks and discover natural wonders. The last stop of the tour is Pearl Luggers in the heart of Chinatown, where you'll be treated to a Pearling Master's high tea and a Pearl Luggers Tour.

Departure Days:
Daily

Departure Point:
Various Broome Accommodation (hotels and resorts)

Departure Time:
08:00am

Pickup:
Broome Hotel (Please advise at time of booking).

Dropoff:
Broome Hotel (Please advise at time of booking).

Duration:
4 hours.

Meals:
- Pearl Master's High Tea.

Not Included:
n/a

What to Bring:
- Hat.
- Water bottle.
- Camera.

Inclusions:
- Cable Beach
- Gantheaume Point
- Japanese Cemetery
- Town Beach
- Matso's Brewery Voucher
- Sun Pictures
- Pearling Master's High Tea
- 1.5 hour Pearl Luggers Tour

Adults $81.00
Children $39.00
Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour - Coach
Adults: $106.00 / Children: $60.00

Located just 38 kilometres north of Broome, Willie Creek Pearl Farm is perfectly situated on the scenic and protected tidal estuary of Willie Creek. With ever-changing scenery, wildlife and an array of things to do, Willie Creek offers a fantastic day out. Our award-winning tour shows visitors first-hand how we produce pearls at our commercial sea-lease. Guides accompany visitors all the way and show the process of culturing pearls from collection and spawning of oysters in our hatchery through to harvesting and the final product, stunning pearl jewellery. A demonstration using a live pearl oyster is given to reveal the technical and complex operation involved in starting the pearl process. Visitors are also taken out by boat to view farming operations on the water inside Willie Creek itself.

Departure Days:
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR21:
7 Days.~~~~

Departure Point:
Various Broome Accommodation ( hotels and resorts)

Departure Time:
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR21:
Tour starts at 08:45am and 01:30pm. Pick up approx 1 hour before tour starts.~~~~

Pickup:
Broome Hotel (Please advise at time of booking).

Dropoff:
Broome Hotel (Please advise at time of booking).

Duration:
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR21:
5 hours. ~~~~

Meals:
- Morning or afternoon refreshments.

Not Included:
n/a

What to Bring:
- Hat.
- Water bottle.
- Camera.

Inclusions:
- Hotel pick up and drop off.
- Tour coach commentary.
- Willie creek pearl farm 2 hour tour.
- Willie creek boat cruise.
- Care of pearl presentation.
- Souvenir guide.
- Browe showroom for precious pearls.

Adults $106.00
Children $60.00

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