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Discover the hidden gem of New South Wales.


A truly faultless and wonderful experience.

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Visit our Shellar Door

Situated on the edge of the stunning Lower Hawkesbury River, just one hour north of Sydney, is our Shellar Door. Visitors are welcome to come in and browse our selection of locally grown pearls, shells and jewellery, or enjoy some fresh local oysters at our outdoor seating alongside the river.  While you are here, why not join us on one of our guided tour experiences (bookings required). 

Open Tuesday to Sunday

9.30am – 4pm


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Shellar Door Tours

Our Shellar Door experiences are designed to be combined together to become a true pearl and oyster expert, or to standalone for those looking for a quick fix - we know you'll be back for more!

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Central Coast Tours

Embark on an extraordinary adventure learning about the rare locally grown, Australian Akoya Pearl. Farm tours on Brisbane Water departing Woy Woy and Killcare on the Central Coast of NSW. 

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You’re invited to visit New South Wales’ only pearl farm.

Meet the passionate farming team, learn about Australia’s pearl and oyster farming history, join a guided tour, browse the Pearls of Australia jewellery collection or simply enjoy freshly shucked local oysters with a stunning view of Spectacle Island.


Oyster Lover Experience

Oyster Tasting

$30 / adult

Discover the individual characteristics of the local Sydney Rock Oyster, the creamy Pacific Oyster and our very own seafood treasure, the Akoya pearl oyster through this guided tasting and shucking demonstration. Includes 2-4 oysters per person.

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Farm Cruise

$50 / adult

Cruise the scenic waters of the Hawkesbury River to our saltwater paddocks. Take in the beauty of the Hawkesbury River and discover why this environment is ideal for growing oysters of all varieties and, in turn, how oysters give back to people and place. Your farm skipper shares the farming lifecycle from oyster spawning through to selection for seafood or pearl production.

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Secrets of Pearling

$25 / adult

Immerse yourself in the story of the Australian Pearl and discover the hidden gem of New South Wales – the Australian Akoya pearl. Your guide will share the secrets of pearl cultivation from seeding through to pearl harvest.


Pearl Grading

$25 / adult

Step inside our Pearl Grading Room and experience the journey of a pearl from point of harvest through to preparation for jewellery production. You will be guided through the visible and invisible virtues of the Australian Pearl in this hands-on experience.

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Private Shellar Door Experience

from $1200

Experience it all in a private and intimate setting – the completely unique and memorable day out.

The Private Shellar Door Experience is perfect for groups up to 12 people and includes all our tours and more. Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries or even proposals.

Learn more about combining our Shellar Door tours here.

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Departures from Woy Woy and Killcare public wharfs.

As you are guided through the farm leases, you will be immersed in the incredible marine wilderness of the local bay while learning about the intricate details of the locally grown Australian Akoya pearl.

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Join a private or group tour as we share our expertise of farming these incredibly rare gems of the ocean. Share in the adventure of Australia’s pearling pioneers, their evolution of the industry and how they have overcome ever-changing environmental factors along the way.

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Join us for a guided tour and learn how this precious gem has spanned the timeline of history, bridging cultures while helping to regenerate the planet.

Our Pearls

The rarest and finest Akoya pearls in the world are sustainably grown right here at Broken Bay Pearl Farm, with each of these hidden gems taking years in the making.

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Few collections in the world can boast the purity, rarity, lustre and provenance of our Australian grown pearls. Combining these virtues with our elegantly crafted and innovative jewellery designs, we create pieces that are loved for generations.


“Broken Bay Pearl Farm far exceeded my expectations!”

Heidi Hampl

“This place is a slice of heaven. The kids loved it!”

Alex Scriven


“It was a fascinating tour, highly recommend this experience!”

J Marie


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Sounding good so far? Let’s take the next step.

You’re officially invited to come and discover the history, mystique and hidden gems of the Hawkesbury River.

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