Live Pearl Harvests – Perth

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

A taste of Broome in the heart of Perth. The most beautiful and valuable pearls in the world are grown in Western Australia. Discover the journey of the coveted Australian South Sea Cultured Pearl from shell to showroom.

Learn why the magnificent oyster species, Pinctada maxima, from the azure waters of Broome produces the world’s largest and finest pearls. Witness the magic of mother nature as an Australian pearl is uncovered from inside a Pinctada maxima oyster right before your eyes! Pearls that are harvested are two years old and could range from AUD500 to AUD5,000 in value!

Discover the secret life of the world’s most precious pearls and the rich history surrounding the pearling industry that put the town of Broome firmly on the international map.

Several discovery experiences are offered daily and range from 30 minutes to 60 minutes in duration.

Facilities

Australian Tourism Accreditation Australian Tourism Export Council Basic Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for vision impairment Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Disabled access available Ecotourism Certified (EA) Family Friendly Half Day or Less Luxury Nature and wildlife Non Smoking Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre Wheelchair access

Services

From $12.5 to $15

Learn how the Pinctada maxima oyster, from the pristine azure waters of Broome in Western Australia’s Kimberley, produces the world’s largest and finest pearls.

Discover the secret life of the most precious pearls in the world and watch in amazement as a pearl is harvested from its oyster right before your eyes!

You’ll journey with our precious pearls from shell to showroom, and come to understand how they are valued and made into stunning jewellery.

Conveniently located on Perth’s door step in Elizabeth Quay, this unmissable experience is unique.

Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

From $55 to $65

In the 1 hour Pearl Master Class you will become familiar with pearls and the Australian Pearling Industry – from the days of dangerous hard hat diving to the modern techniques of cultured pearl farming today.

Learn why our native pearling oysters, Pinctada maxima, produce the highest quality pearls in the world and witness such a pearl harvested from its oyster right before your eyes.

Immerse yourself in the era of hard hat diving as your guide shares stories of how pearling started and the fascinating indigenous influence on the history of pearling in Broome.

Taste exclusive pearl meat hors d’oeuvres and enjoy light refreshments in the Pearl Master Class and learn about modern pearling practices.

Your host will walk you through the showroom and demonstration the different types of pearls to cap off your harvest experience. You are welcome to ask as many questions as you like and leave with a whole new outlook on pearling and pearls.

Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

$500

You will never forget the truly unique and romantic once-in-a-lifetime experience of harvesting your own Australian South Sea Cultured Pearl.

As you and your guest are treated to Margaret River sparkling wine and the rare delicacy of pearl meat, you’ll discover why the finest pearls in the world grow in Western Australia. You’ll be taken on a journey of discovery from the history of pearling to the intricate practices of modern day cultured pearl farming.

You’ll then be invited to harvest your very own pearl, straight from its oyster. Due to the nature of pearl farming, the value of the pearl is unknown until the time it is harvested. The pearl could range from AUD500 up to AUD5,000 and is yours to keep!

After the pearl has been harvested, you’ll be taken through the grading process and given the opportunity to have your pearl made into a stunning piece of jewellery.

Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

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