Broken Bay Pearl Farm

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Broken Bay Pearl Farm offers guided tours, delicious oyster tasting experiences and scenic farm cruises at the only pearl farm in New South Wales.

You’ll meet the pearling team who reveal the intricacies of pearl farming where the world’s rarest and most valuable Akoya pearls are grown. These authentic farming experiences depart from the Shellar Door in Mooney Mooney, Woy Woy and Killcare and provide visitors with a glimpse into the world of positive pearl farming and ocean conservation.

Take the rare opportunity to taste the delicacy of Akoya pearl oysters and other locally grown varieties including Sydney Rock and Pacific Oyster.

Wander through their Shellar door which showcases the beautiful pearl jewellery, delicious locally grown oysters, and Indigenous artwork for sale. Their saltwater pearl jewellery collections boast purity, rarity, and provenance, meticulously crafted to create timeless pieces that are loved for generations.

Services

From $500 to $985

This pearl farm experience is for those looking for the ultimate indulgence in a unique tour that will see you immersed in everything pearls.

This experience begins at their Shellar door – a revamped Oyster Shed in Mooney Mooney, alongside the Lower Hawkesbury River, where you can experience an authentic pearl farm. Board their Oyster Punt ‘Rose’ to meet the pearling team who reveal the intricacies of pearl farming and how they grow these locally grown pearls.

Once back on land you’ll enjoy a grazing platter and local oysters while enjoying the view of Spectacle Island. You’re then invited to join them in the grading room where they’ll share with you a range of pearls from the farms harvest. Here you’ll learn how pearls are graded by the seven virtues that underpin the value of these farm-direct Pearls of Australia and you’ll get to choose a premium Akoya pearl to take home as the perfect souvenir of your day. This is truly a day to remember.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $45 to $50

Cruise the scenic waters of the Hawkesbury River to the saltwater paddocks. Take in the beauty of the Hawkesbury River and discover why this environment is ideal for growing oysters of all varieties and, in turn, how oysters give back to people and place. Your farm skipper shares the farming lifecycle from oyster spawning through to selection for seafood or pearl production.

Combine tours at Broken Bay Pearl Farm to follow the journey of the oyster and pearl from farm to Shellar Door. It is recommended to combine Farm Cruise with:
– Oyster Tasting – Taste the oysters of New South Wales
– Pearl Farming – Discover the secrets of pearl cultivation
– Pearl Grading – Learn the visible and invisible virtues of Pearls of Australia

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

$30

Discover the individual characteristics of the local Sydney Rock Oyster, the creamy Pacific Oyster and our very own seafood treasure, the Akoya pearl oyster. We demonstrate the technique of shucking around the harvest table so you can enjoy oysters fresh from the shell at home.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

$65

Cruise the scenic waters of the Hawkesbury River out to our saltwater paddocks. Returning to our land-based Shellar Door, discover the individual characteristics of the local Sydney Rock Oyster, the creamy Pacific Oyster and our very own seafood treasure, the Akoya pearl oyster in a guided tasting.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

Bring your friends and family and enjoy an exclusive private tour of the beautiful Hawkesbury River and Broken Bay Pearl Farm. This cruise is ideal for 4-12 people based for the duration on our iconic flat bottomed oyster boats, meandering along the mighty river stopping to take in the best sights the area has to offer.

Disabled Access

Carpark

From $95 to $600

Embark on an extraordinary adventure learning about the rare locally grown, Australian Akoya Pearl. Meet the highly experienced pearling team from Broken Bay Pearl Farm, who reveal intricate details of Australian pearl farming in a fascinating hands-on experience.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

Experience a Central Coast sunset in true pearling style cruising between our farm leases in Hardys Bay with a freshly shucked oyster in hand. Our expert pearl farm guide shares the secrets behind producing the finest quality Australian Akoya pearls.

Disabled Access

Enjoy a lunch reservation at Woy Woy Fishermen’s Wharf. Their stunning Market Restaurant with waterfront mangrove views is a favourite local seafood dining experience. After lunch, you will be picked up again by a pearl farmer to uncover the work behind producing the finest quality Australian Akoya pearls. Cruise past our original pearling shed, and visit a pearl oyster lease all on your return journey to Killcare.

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