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Hawkesbury River: Our most recommended tours and activities

Hawkesbury River: Broken Bay Pearl Farm Discovery Experience

1. Hawkesbury River: Broken Bay Pearl Farm Discovery Experience

Discover the story of the Australian pearl at the newly opened Broken Bay Shellar Door. Meet the people behind the pearls as they share their expertise with passion as you dive into this unique Australian industry.  Start with an introduction to the Australian pearling industry before learning about the pearls are cultured.  Go on a boat tour out to the farm on the scenic lower Hawkesbury River.  Back on land at the Shellar Door, you will be guided through the seven virtues that make up the value of a pearl. A team will guide you through the entire 2-hour experience. Join a tour, cruise to the farm, browse the collection of locally grown pearl jewelry, and immerse yourself in this fascinating Australian story.

Hawkesbury River: Pearl Farm Express Tour

2. Hawkesbury River: Pearl Farm Express Tour

Discover the hidden gem of New South Wales. Get some insights on all the main points of how pearls are cultured in this area. Embark on a boat out to the farm on the scenic lower Hawkesbury River.  Back on land at the Shellar Door, the tour takes you through the seven virtues that make up the value of a pearl.  Together with a team, you will be guided through the entire 1-hour experience.

Broken Bay Pearl Farm Ultimate Experience

3. Broken Bay Pearl Farm Ultimate Experience

Enjoy a private Ultimate Pearl Farm experience with all the extras to make for a unique and memorable day out. Cruise the Hawkesbury River with the pearling team who reveal the intricacies of pearl farming. Explore the incredible local marine wilderness where iconic pelicans and abundant fish are a living display of the thriving marine ecosystem and world-class pearls. Once back on land you’re invited to join the pearling team in a hands-on pearl grading session with the harvest. Learn how pearls are graded by the seven virtues that underpin the value of these farm-direct Pearls of Australia. Wander through the Shellar door which showcases beautiful pearl jewelry and indigenous artwork for sale. Select your own pearl to keep as a priceless souvenir of your day and enjoy a bespoke grazing platter featuring locally grown oysters.

Other Sightseeing Options in Hawkesbury River

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