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Willie Creek Pearl Farm

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Address: 2 Challenor Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
Phone Number: (0)8 9192 0000
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Description: Award-winning Willie Creek Pearl Farm provides an extensive insight into...
Award-winning Willie Creek Pearl Farm provides an extensive insight into the world of pearling. Situated 38kms north of Broome Western Australia you will experience how the world's most beautiful South Sea pearls are produced.
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One of the things to do, while in Broome

We had a very comprehensive and yet fun filled tour of Willie Creek Pearl Farm. Learned a lot about the history of this specific place and pearling. My son even got to *poke* an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Marcus M
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We had a very comprehensive and yet fun filled tour of Willie Creek Pearl Farm. Learned a lot about the history of this specific place and pearling. My son even got to *poke* an oyster with the inocculator. He was happy as. We had a small reception afterwards with *local* beers and dampers. Very nice twist. Well recommend this to... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

very interesting tour we went out on a boat to see how they harvest pearls they gave us morning tea picked us up from the resort we found it all very interesting then they drive you home or to matzos brewery try mango beer yum

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi Deborah, Thank you so much for joining us! We’re so happy to hear that you had an enjoyable time, and that you were able to learn so much about the pearling industry here in Western Australia. It's so fascinating discovering the processes involved in today's modern cultured pearling industry, particularly the early stages of seeding an oyster. We hope... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The visit included a presentation on pearl poduction, a boat tour, morning tea and the pearl showroom.The pearl production presentation was interesting. Overall not value for money.

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi George, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback on your experience. We’re glad to hear to that you found learning all about the pearling industry here in Western Australia so interesting. We’re very passionate about the industry, and we love sharing all of our knowledge with our guests on the subject. We are very... More 

Traralgon, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Travelled by boat to Willie Creek, marvellous day. Educational and fun. A couple of pods of Dolphins and a manta ray which was a bonus. Our bus and boat guides informative and courteously helped us from boat to boat and onshore. Ben gave a fun interactive talk on the pearls and how they're made. lunch, barramundi was yum. Couldn't fault... More 

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi Rob and Kath, So great to hear that you had a wonderful experience! We hope you had an enjoyable time learning all about the pearling industry here in Western Australia, and it’s fantastic that you found the talks to be so engaging. Seeing the dolphins and a manta ray swimming must have been a highlight. Glad that you loved... More 

Bendigo, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

If you can handle the bumpy trip out it is well worth the visit. Great tour guides with a great knowledge of all things pearl. Morning tea & refreshments supplied, option to take helicopter flight and well, the pearl shop certainly lightened my wallet.

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, Thank you so much for joining us and for sharing your review. We very much appreciate you taking the journey up to see us, and while the ride can be testing at times, we hope you found it to be worthwhile in the end! Wonderful to hear that you had a great time, and that you were able... More 

Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Well, I knew nothing about pearling, but now I do! It's an informative tour in a beautiful location. I had no idea how much went into getting a pearl! Wish we had seen Nigel the local croc too, but the tour was great. You can fly in/out by helicopter from Broome, which is a great way to see the coast... More 

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi Jacqui, So wonderful to hear that you learnt so much about the Western Australian pearling industry. We are very passionate about pearls and the processes of today’s modern cultured pearling industry. We’re very sorry that your lunch did not meet expectation if you can provide any more feedback to tours@williecreekpearls.com.au we can look into this further. Overall, it sounds... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, Usa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The coach driver was so well informed and interesting to listen to and all the staff were well schooled in pearl farming the boat ride was also a highlight

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi Anthony, Thank you very much for visiting us. We’re glad to hear that you enjoyed the whole experience, and were able to learn a lot about the Western Australian pearling industry. Great to hear that the boat ride was your favourite component of the tour, it’s a fantastic way to see some of the amazing views around Broome. Thanks... More 

Corlette, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We decided to do the helicopter to and from Willie Creek. Picked up at our hotel by our pilot, driven to the airport where we climbed aboard our helicopter for a wonderful flight along Cable Beach to our destination. The staff at Willie Creek are very friendly, great knowledge of pearls and how they are farmed. Great morning tea supplied,... More 

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi Robert, We’re so happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at Willie Creek Pearl Farm. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review. It certainly sounds like you were able to learn a lot about the Western Australian pearling industry, and we hope you had a lot of fun while doing so! So... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

About 40 minutes away by bus along at times some rough dirt roads.Alex the driver was full of information about the history of the area and of Pearls. The tour of the pearl farm was again very informative with staff making it a very relaxing time.Dave the boat driver not only funny but a font of knowledge both with pearls... More 

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi, It’s great to hear that you had a lot of fun on your tour, and learnt a great deal about the Western Australian pearling industry. It is always our aim to make sure that our guests feel comfortable whilst at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, so it’s wonderful to hear that you felt exactly this way. We hope you had... More 

Port Macquarie, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

this was our second visit as we took our friends along. Good value for money and great knowledge as well as a humourist telling us the technical details. Then a boat trip to see at first hand the oyster shells in their metal clamps, gorwing the pearl. The work on many backpackers to keep the shells clean and finally, a... More 

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WillieCreekPearls, General Manager at Willie Creek Pearl Farm, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you for sharing such a great review. It’s wonderful to hear that you had a fantastic time, and we hope that your second visit to Willie Creek Pearl Farm was as enjoyable and informative as your first. We also hope that your friends had a great time learning all about the Western Australian pearling industry. Thank you... More 

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