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Pearl Luggers Tour

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Be whisked back in time to an era of courageous men who lived a life of danger and fortune on our tour of pearl luggers in Broome. Discover over one hundred years of history and let us share with you the tale of ‘The Sea, The Men, The Legend’ on...more
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31 Dampier Tce, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

We booked into the Pearl Luggers Tour thinking we would be taken out to Willie Creek but it turned out the tour was held around the site in Broome. We visited the pearling ship in the yard and then we were directed into the back...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lorraine L
WillieCreekPearls, Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi Lorraine L, Thanks for taking time to post your review. Yes, indeed there are some dark stories and periods during the history of Broome (as well as many great and successful ones too) all of which have shaped our town and the pearling industry....More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Absolutely brilliant tour. Jay was exceptional - she knew so much of the history and was an excellent tour guide. It was her last day when we were there and I expect she will be sorely missed. The information provided in this tour was fascinating...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathryn L
WillieCreekPearls, Pearl Luggers Precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi katipo64, Wow! Thank you for such a fantastic review. We hope that you can pass this great feedback onto friends and family and i will certainly pass it on to our staff at Pearl Luggers. We hope to see you in Broome again. Kind...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

A great tour to understand the Pearl history in Broome. Very informative and engaging. Loved the Pearl meat taster and seeing the large 24mm Pearl. Difficult industry to work in even today.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SophieD3054
WillieCreekPearls, Pearl Luggers Precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi SophieD3054, Thank you for your lovely review. We do love to show off our large 20.4mm Pearl. We hope that you pass this great feedback onto friends and family. Kind regards Jay

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Went with very little knowledge of Pearls, but a few hours later was much better informed. Very clearly described from the implant of the seed through to the finished product. Naturally we ended up in the shop, but there was no push to buy anything....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank powellp54
WillieCreekPearls, Tourism Operations Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hi powellp54 Thank you for your wonderful review. Each and every one of our guides loves to share the intricate process involved in creating our Australian South Sea Cultured Pearls. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This is a special tour that shares the history of pearl diving in an engaging & authentic manner. The host really makes you feel like you are part of Broome through the ages & highly recommendMore

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Musoph
WillieCreekPearls, Tourism Operations Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hi Musoph Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your recent tour and for your recommendation. Broome has such an incredible and fascinating history that we all love to share with our guests, I will pass on your wonderful words...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

This Tour should not be missed by any first-time tourist to this fascinating place of Broome. The Tour provides a snapshot of the Luggers era and illustrates much of the pearling history through an excellent presentation and the current status of the industry. Highly recommended.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frederick H
WillieCreekPearls, Tourism Operations Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Frederick H Wow.....what a review! Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review and for your recommendation. Broome has a very rich and fascinating history which we love to share with all of our guests so I am glad that you enjoyed your tour...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Don't miss this tour.....it was so very interesting and having a hands on with the old items really made you think how tough it was in the pearling days. It was wonderful and disturbing to learn more about the divers....especially about the aboriginal women. At...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elly562018
WillieCreekPearls, Pearl Luggers Precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi elly562018, Thank you for your review. Broome has an incredible and tough history. I am glad you enjoyed our new Pearl Meat recipe and i hope you got a photo of our Pearl which is one of the largest cultured Pearls in Broome. I...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Sometimes these tours can be tiring but this was very interesting indeed. The presentation covered the history of pearling in Broome which included lots of surprising and disturbing information about the early days of the industry. The displays and demonstrations were very interesting and Stuart...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Graham and Jenn... B
WillieCreekPearls, Pearl Luggers Precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi Graham and Jenn...B, Thank you for your review. Broome really does have a rich and fascinating History. Please pass on your great feedback to friends and family so if they ever come to Broome they can have the same enjoyable experience. Stuart is a...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We topped off our day tour to Willie Creek Pearl Farm the previous day by going to the Pearl Luggers tour in town. Jay the tour guide was very friendly & informative telling us everything possible about the 150yo history of the divers both past...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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WillieCreekPearls, Pearl Luggers Precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hi Pam M, Thank you so much for your great review. I'm very happy that you enjoyed your tours with Willie Creek Pearls. I believe you will be a complete pearling expert now! I will gladly pass your feedback on to both the Pearl Luggers...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Our appetite for the tour was wetted by the ship in the yard - a beautiful example of a bygone life. We were welcomed into the shed full of memoraboilia and artifacts. We were walked through the history of pearling and given a first hand...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alison S
WillieCreekPearls, Pearl Luggers Precinct Mangaer at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Alison S, Thank you for your great review. Stuart is a fantastic guide with great knowledge of the pearling history in Broome. I will gladly pass this feedback on to Stu. If you come back to Broome please come and visit us again. Kind...More

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Fay Z
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Hi Fay, We can run Pearl Luggers Tours for those who come in on shuttle bus from the cruise ship but are just waiting on ground handler to confirm some other tour bookings times and will run ‘public’ tours around that. If... More
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