Enjoy a scenic cruise to Broken Bay Pearl Farm where your guide will offer a narrative about the local geology and history that makes these the perfect breeding waters for pearls. This two hour tour will take you behind the scenes and includes a live pearl harvest, grading and valuing demonstration.
Did you know that the world's most lustrous and rare Akoya pearls are grown in the Central Coast, just one hour north of Sydney? For the first time in 15 years Broken Bay Pearl Farm opens its doors in this very special opportunity to experience an authentic, working pearl farm. The tour begins with a scenic river cruise around the estuaries of Brisbane Waters where you'll learn about pearl farming and the local geology. Explore the beautiful marine wilderness and encounter pelicans, fish and other local wildlife as you set off to discover the famous Rock Oyster farms. Afterwards, you will listen to a short theatre presentation that highlights the colourful history of pearling in Australia before learning the seven virtues of grading and valuing pearls. There will also be opportunity to purchase pearls directly from the farm if you wish.
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A jacket to protect from potential sea spray and hats are advised. Footwear suitable for boats is essential.
The provider will not be held liable for any accident, injury, delay, loss or damage caused by the provision of, or failure to provide, any services listed.
This experience takes place in Woy Woy, Central Coast, NSW.