Willie Creek Live Pearl Harvest at Elizabeth Quay
Ever wanted to see a pearl extracted from am oyster? Or wondered why Western Australia produces the world’s most valuable pearls? This experience lets you discover the journey of the Australian pearl, from shell to showroom right in the heart of Perth.
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- Learn how oysters, from the azure waters of Broome produce the world’s largest and finest pearls
- Watch in amazement as a pearl is harvested from its oyster right before your eyes
- Discover the secret life of the most precious pearls in the world, as well as how they are valued and made into stunning jewelry
DescriptionOn this 30 minute discovery session you will learn of the journey an Australian pearl takes and the risks involved to produce a gem worthy of jewelry. Before beginning your harvest, make yourself known to one of the friendly staff who will direct you into the harvest room where you will perch up overlooking the beautiful Swan River. Your guide will firstly fill you in on the background of Willie Creek Pearls and how the pearling industry is structured here in Western Australia. Next, enjoy an interactive presentation detailing the intricacies of pearl farming off the coast of Broome. This includes examples of specialist equipment used on the pearl farm. You will be amazed at the process each oyster goes through in hope of producing a stunning pearl for jewelry! Your guide will open the oyster right in front of you and extract the pearl from the inside of the oyster. It is fascinating seeing a beautiful pearl extracted from a not-so-beautiful oyster. A guided tour of the showroom and different types of pearls will cap off your harvest experience. You are welcome to ask as many questions as you’d like and leave with a whole new outlook on pearling and pearls.
Includes* Light refreshments * Local guide * Private small-group tour
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Not recommended for participants with back problems
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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