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.
Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour Highlights
- 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
What to Expect
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.
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.
No, numerous local crocodiles that frequent the area. The tours do not include any type of swimming.
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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