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Willie Creek Pearl Farm

Located 38 kilometres north of Broome, The Willie Creek Pearl Farm is perfectly situated on the protected tidal estuary of Willie Creek. A natural harbour, the warm azure waters of the creek provide a perfect growing environment for the Pinctada maxima oyster and produces world renowned South Sea Pearls.

The only pearl farm in the Kimberley offering tours to the public, visitors can learn first hand about the pearling industry in Western Australia and how South Sea Pearls are grown. It’s a fascinating excursion and one of Broome’s most popular attractions.

Visitors learn how technician’s seed a live oyster to produce a pearl whilst cruising the beautiful waters of Willie Creek. The tour concludes with visitors being presented with a treasure trove of pearl jewellery to purchase or simply admire… or just sit back and relax in our cafe overlooking the stunning waters of Willie Creek (opening 2006).

Touring Options

Self Drive Tours

You can choose to drive yourself to Willie Creek Pearl Farm and join a fully guided tour group upon arrival. The Pearl Farm is only open to the public at guided tour times, however, and we ask that you phone ahead to confirm your place on a tour.

For detailed directions and a map of how to get to the Willie Creek Pearl Farm from Broome, consult the Pearl Farm Map page of this website. Be aware that the condition of the unsealed road can vary. A four wheel drive is recommended.

If you are unfamiliar with Broome tides, check with the Tourist Bureau before embarking on your drive. Roads to Willie Creek can be cut in big tides or wet season weather. Please do not disregard this warning for your own safety. If you are unsure, book the coach tour.

Escorted Coach Tours

Broome’s Most Popular Coach Tour.
Travel in comfort and style through the scenic pindan country and tidal salt flats to reach your tour destination, the Willie Creek Pearl Farm, located 38 kilometres north of Broome. Your knowledgeable coach driver will entertain you with stories and facts about some of the unusual aspects of life in the Kimberley bush and point out places of interest along the way.

Upon your arrival, your Willie Creek Pearl Farm hosts will be on hand to welcome you and answer any questions you might have about your tour. This is a great time to stretch and take a moment to enjoy the beauty of the shaded grounds and farm house verandahs before the tour begins. You’ll have plenty of time after the tour, but you may also want to browse through the well appointed pearl showroom and gift shop to view an extensive display of local handcrafted jewellery and loose pearls as well as Willie Creek Pearls souvenir and gift items.


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