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Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour

Get a unique insight into the fascinating process of modern cultured pearl farming, from shell to showroom, including a boat ride on the azure waters of Willie Creek.
Broome, Australia
Duration
Duration
5 hrs
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
Varies
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Optional
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
All ages
Meals
Meals
Optional
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Broome
What's Included

  • Get up to $10 cash back per person when you book with us
  • Visit the Pearl Oyster Nursery to learn about the process of collecting and spawning Pinctada maxima oysters for producing pearls 
  • A relaxing boat cruise on Willie Creek, seeing live oysters in their natural environment
  • A delicious morning or afternoon tea featuring a home-made, family recipe damper. 
  • Pearling Masterclass including an exciting live pearl harvest 
  • Time in the onsite showroom to pick up some of your own unique pearl jewellery

Where we Visit:

  • Willie Creek Pearl Farm
What's excluded

  • Purchases in the showroom
  • Lunch
What to Expect

Located just 38kms north of Broome, visit Willie Creek Pearl Farm and discover the journey of the Australian South Sea Cultured Pearl from shell to showroom amid the magnificent Kimberley landscape. With ever-changing scenery and an array of things to do, Willie Creek Pearl Farm offers a fantastic day out.

 

The tides, temperature and nutrient-rich waters of the area make it the perfect environment to see the pearl-producing Pinctada maxima oyster in its natural habitat. The crystal clear waters and mangrove-lined banks of Willie Creek Pearl Farm are home to all kinds of wildlife, from barramundi to brolgas and even a few saltwater crocs! 

 

This multi award-winning tour gives a unique insight into the fascinating process of modern cultured pearl farming. Enjoy a very warm welcome, then learn about the collection and spawning of oysters in the purpose-built oyster nursery, appreciate the delicate operations of seeding and harvesting oysters, understand the value of pearls and insights into the creation of stunning pearl jewellery.

 

Enjoy a boat ride on the beautiful waters of Willie Creek and view live oysters suspended in their natural environment among the native flora and fauna.

 

Then, have fun in the beautiful showroom, trying on the fabulous pearls with personalised service. It's the perfect place to purchase a piece of Broome to take home with you as the ultimate souvenir or gift.

 

You can choose to visit the farm for a tour via a Drive Yourself option (4WD recommended), or Catch Our Coach and enjoy the convenience of air-conditioned transfers from Broome, letting you really experience the colours of the Kimberley.  

 

All tours include a delicious morning or afternoon tea. For selected tours, you can also add on an optional lunch platter that includes a glass of beer, wine, or soft drink. The menu offers a choice of seafood, vegetarian, or meat-inclusive platters, each served with crusty bread. 

Tour Options
  • Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour – Drive Yourself
    FromAUD $79
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  • Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour – Catch Our Coach
    FromAUD $328
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Frequently Asked Questions

The road to Willie Creek Pearl Farm is unsealed and we recommend using only a 4WD as the road condition can vary at certain times of the year, and from day to day, affecting the access to the Pearl Farm. 

 

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide recovery services for you or your vehicle should you become stranded on the roads to Willie Creek, you travel at your own risk and we are not liable for any charges incurred by you in this event.

 

If you are unfamiliar with the area please phone our bookings office ahead of time on (08) 9192 0000 so we know when to expect you.

 

During the months of December through April, Broome experiences spectacular wet season storms. During this time you may be required to use our alternative blue track to access the Pearl Farm. Drive Yourself instructions and a map are provided upon booking via your confirmation email. 


Don't rely on GPS directions, as it will likely guide you across the salt pan which is often wet, very slippery and muddy. Use the advised track following the red or blue markers.

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From the sea: smoked salmon, calamari, pearl meat, prawns, aioli & crusty bread

From the earth: mushrooms, spiced corn fritters, marinated char-grilled vegetables, feta, olives & crusty bread

From the land: pate, cured meats, grilled chorizo, feta, roasted peppers & crusty bread GFO*

Pre-booked lunch includes a choice of one paddle, a glass of wine, beer or a non-alcoholic beverage plus fries to share.

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No, numerous local crocodiles that frequent the area. The tours do not include any type of swimming.

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There is sunscreen, water, and bug spray at Willie Creek Pearl Farm for your convenience. 

Whatever is comfortable to wear; closed-in shoes are not required, however, some people find it more comfortable when climbing down the steps to board the boat. Most people do bring a hat; however, you don’t spend a large amount of time in the direct sun.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • The Operator reserves the right to cancel or change tour
  • The Operator shall not be held liable for any accident, injury, delay, loss, or damage caused by the provision of, or failure to provide, any services listed
  • Children under 16 years must travel with a parent or guardian
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SELF DRIVERS - The road to Willie Creek Pearl Farm is unsealed and we recommend using only a 4WD as the road condition can vary at certain times of the year, and from day to day, affecting the access to the Pearl Farm. 

Cancellation Policy:

  • A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for bookings to be changed or cancelled at nil charge
  • Bookings cancelled within 24 hours incur 100% charge

Pickup Locations

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DRIVE-YOURSELF VISITORS**

The road to Willie Creek Pearl Farm is unsealed and we recommend using only a 4WD as the road condition can vary at certain times of the year, and from day to day, affecting the access to the Pearl Farm. 

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide recovery services for you or your vehicle should you become stranded on the roads to Willie Creek, you travel at your own risk and we are not liable for any charges incurred by you in this event.

If you are unfamiliar with the area please phone our bookings office ahead of time on (08) 9192 0000 so we know when to expect you.

During the months of December through April, Broome experiences spectacular wet season storms. During this time you may be required to use our alternative blue track to access the Pearl Farm. Drive Yourself instructions and a map are provided upon booking via your confirmation email. 

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