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Pearl Luggers Tour

31 Dampier Tce, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
+61 8 9192 0022
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Worth a stop in!!

Booked in for a 1 hour tour with my parents who are seniors. Was very informative in a relaxed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tessa S
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Fascinating insights into pearling

This one hour tour was filled with interesting stories and facts about the pearling industry when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ethelbert P
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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 Pearling’s doorstep, Roebuck Bay, Chinatown, Broome. It is often said that Broome’s pearling industry is as rich in culture as it is in pearls. Join us as we reveal the impact pearling has had upon Northern Australia and how the melting pot of cultures enticed by the lure of the pearl influenced Broome. Surround yourself by a vast collection of original diving artifacts in our private air-conditioned museum then at your leisure view an exquisite selection of Broome pearl jewellery featuring the Australian South Sea Keshi Pearl in the Pearl Luggers jewellery showroom.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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31 Dampier Tce, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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+61 8 9192 0022

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked in for a 1 hour tour with my parents who are seniors. Was very informative in a relaxed, cosy setting with great artifacts to view and hold! Stewart our tour guide was brilliant and didn't make it feel like a history lesson. Great footage...More

Thank Tessa S
WillieCreekPearls, Pearl Luggers precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tessa S. Thank you for you great review i am very pleased you enjoyed you tour. We have some fantastic artifacts here at Pearl Luggers and Stu is a fantastic and enthusiastic tour guide with a lot of great knowledge. I will happily pass...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This one hour tour was filled with interesting stories and facts about the pearling industry when it first began at Broome. Rachel, the wonderful tour guide took us through the hazardous life of the pearl diver and a show and tell of the gear they...More

Thank Ethelbert P
WillieCreekPearls, Precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey Ethelbert P, Thank you for your very in depth review. We have an amazing collection of artifacts from the shelling industry here in Broome and it is amazing how tough the Japanese divers where to be able to do such a tough job. I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Jay our guide was fantastic. She explained how pearl farming came about and what was worn back in the day! You got to feel the clothing the first pearl divers wore and learn how it all took place.

Thank Odette C
WillieCreekPearls, Precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Odette C, Thank you for your great review. There is a fascinating history here in Broome and it is rather incredible how tough it was to be Pearl diver. I will pass your feedback onto the rest of the team. Kind Regards Jay

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the presentation by Rachel. A highly informative at the history of the pearling industry in Broome. Good sense of humour as well. All for $25 pp $20 with concession. Would highly recommend. School kids present also appeared to be very entertained and...More

Thank JulieT1952
WillieCreekPearls, Pearl Luggers Precinct Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi JulieT1952, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your tour with Rachel. She is a great tour guide who has a good knowledge and enthusiasm. I will gladly pass your feedback onto the Luggers team. Thanks Jay

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't book but perhaps in peak time it would be wise and easy to do online. Allow an hour for the talk and about 20 mins to walk around and read the signage outside. The young man who entertained, and educated, us about the...More

Thank Karin61
WillieCreekPearls, Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karin61, Thanks for posting this detail review of your Pearl Luggers tour. We are lucky to have some incredibly rare artifacts on display which assists our guests to imagine the early pearling industry days in Broome. I will gladly pass your feedback onto the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We signed up for the one hour Pearl Lugger Tour at the Visitor centre, and didn't really have any ecpectations. However, when arriving at the venue we were greeted by Jay, who took us through the Broome pearl history with great knowledge and enthusiasm. She...More

Thank Arnfinn V
WillieCreekPearls, Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Arnfinn V, Our tour guides are enthusiastic and extremely passionate about the fascinating pearling history of Broome. Its great to hear you enjoyed your Pearl Luggers tour! I will happily pass on your comments to Jay and her team at Pearl Luggers Regards, Matt

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the history of the pearling industry in Broome is amazing. Both sad ( the way people were treated) and inspiring

Thank David B
WillieCreekPearls, Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi David, Thanks for coming to visit us and taking the time to post your review. The history of Broome and the pearling industry is indeed very fascinating. We are glad you enjoyed your Pearl Lugger's tour. Regards, Matt

Reviewed 12 May 2017

A short 1 hour mini-tour and museum. The guide was enthusiastic and demonstrated a sound knowledge of the pearling industry in Broome. The tour itself was quite short but entertaining nonetheless. The pearl meat tasting at the end was delicious.

Thank KurtnotN
WillieCreekPearls, Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi KurtnotN, Thanks for your review. Its great to hear you enjoyed your Pearl Luggers tour experience. The pearl meat tasting at the end is always a winner! I will gladly pass your feedback onto the rest of the Pearl Luggers team! Regards, Matt

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is an unassuming little museum packed with a lot of history! The tour guide was great providing unique insights not only into the Pearl Luggers, but also the multiracial history of Broome. Give it a go!

Thank Chris W
WillieCreekPearls, Guest Relations Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Hi Chris W Thank you for your glowing review. We have some incredible historical artifacts for all guests to see and they provide great aids for our tour guides to tell some of the truly amazing stories of Broome's pearling history. Kind regards Kaleena Brammer

Reviewed 22 April 2017

They have some exhibits outside. The tour is in a small room. Pearl diving was extremely dangerous. You do get to taste the pearl shell meat. The shop has pearl jewelry. I saw some nice jewelry which was reasonably priced.More

Thank charles6346
WillieCreekPearls, Guest Relations Manager at Pearl Luggers Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Hi charles6346 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. The pearl meat tasting is always a hit and a wander through the showroom showcases some of our stunning pieces of jewellery. Kind...More

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Fay Z
arrive Broome 10/9/16 on cruise ship from 6am till 5pm do you pick up from wharf ?what times are available ?
6 March 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Property representative |
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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