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Selling the pearls we produce on our farm, providing one of the largest stock of pearls in various shapes, round, baroque, and sizes, from little ones to big pearls. Several big pearls, rare stock. Jewels mounted on the farm. The quality of our...more
Pointe Toamaro, 98733, French Polynesia
+689 40 65 66 26
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an enjoyable and informative visit to the pearl farm. I didn't know much about Tahitian pearls so I intrigued by all the steps in the process. We spent about an hour there and enjoyed seeing Pearls of all levels of quality and price...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chowa-Rides-Again
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tahitian pearls are a wonder- beautiful, lustrous and also expensive. This small producer and seller helps you understand why, the differences in shape and quality and, of course, there are beauties for sale. Good prices compared to some of the big shops elsewhere but remember...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DTAsia
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Since I work in the jewelry field, I was aware of how the process worked but it was still interesting to see the tools and the oyster itself. I didn't realize the various colors, sizes and shapes and how they are priced accordingly. Would've been...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MMM1968
Reviewed November 11, 2018

no selling pressure. such big choice difficult to make decision. kind and open to all kind of questions.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank beira_50
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Champon provided us with an excellent tour and gave us a private explanation of the pearl harvest process. It was an amazing introduction to becoming a pearl connaissant. That being said, the mounted pearls they present to you for purchase are expensive and we felt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

My wife and I visited Champon Pearl Farm in mid-June 2018 and went on the Treasure Hunt. It was AMAZING! The deal was for around $50 each, we would swim to where the oysters were hanging in the lagoon (a short swim from the dock),...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Er arrived by boat. The ambiance is beautiful. The proprietor lives here and we are envious. Greeted with a cool fruit juice, an informative presentation of how oyster farming and pearl culture is performed.The actual process of opening the oyster and checking the pearl was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Arjun S
Monique C, Propriétaire at Champon Pearl Farm, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Hi, Thank you for your nice comment. We are always happy to help people to understand the price of a pearl and to find the perfect one for them. We are producer, so for a same quality pearl we might propose better price. Moreover, you...More

Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We learned a lot about how pearls are made and how they are rated for quality. It seems to be a family run farm. The staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. Be aware that the pearl jewelry for sale there uses the higher quality pearls...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Y_Kathy
Monique C, Propriétaire at Champon Pearl Farm, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Hello, Thank you for those 5 stars that make a big difference. Yes it is a family business that started 18 years ago. Monique and Bernard, our parents, started from scratch and now, my brother, Aymeric, and I are continuing to run the farm and...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

We picked this place to buy our pearls in French Polynesia because it was off the beaten path and we knew the pearls were authentic. It came highly rated by our hotel concierge as well. The trip getting the farm was beautiful and exotic. Once...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Monique C, Propriétaire at Champon Pearl Farm, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Hi, Thank you for that kind comment and the 5 stars you gave us. It is a pleasure to help people finding the pearl, or the jewel they will take back home. It is a peace of Polynesia that you will keep with you for...More

Reviewed March 21, 2018

While this wasn't the most informative place to learn about pearls compared to other farms I visited, the host was one of the best ones. The audience sat in a small room as he discussed the making of a pearl from start to finish. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mhI157ME
Monique C, Propriétaire at Champon Pearl Farm, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Hi, Thank you for that good mark. We are starting to harvest the new pearls of the year so we might have a better choice than when you came. If you are looking for any special pearl feel free to email us the criteria that...More

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October 26, 2018|
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Response from Y_Kathy | Reviewed this property |
Le Tahaa Resort arranged a tour for us which included the vanilla farm and Champon.
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Y_Kathy | Reviewed this property |
We did not do the treasure hunt. We visited as part of a tour.