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Address: French Polynesia
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This family-owned farm offers educational tours that describe the growing...

This family-owned farm offers educational tours that describe the growing and cultivation of the famous black pearls of the South Pacific.

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Farming Black Pearls

Fascinating excursion to this pearl farm on a small island. Excellent description of the process and harvesting, with great entertainment thrown in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Fascinating excursion to this pearl farm on a small island. Excellent description of the process and harvesting, with great entertainment thrown in.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

You won't actually see a working farm. They will give you a short speach simply explaining how the pearls are cultured and then take you to their store.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

We enjoyed our visit so much! The family owners and the rest of the staff were warm and friendly. We listened to a lecture about the farming of black pearls and the different sizes and qualities and colors of pearls. There was a beautiful picnic area to sit and enjoy the beautiful water and sights. There was a shop that... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2007

In 2006 a group of us spent 2 weeks sailing around French Polynesia. One of our stops was at the Motu Pearl Farm. We were greeted by a lovely lady who was married to a Dane. She gave a presentation of how the black pearls are cultured, showing us every step of the way. It was fascinating and we learned... More 

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