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Find us on the Hawkesbury, one of the best kept secrets between Sydney and the Central Coast.

A tour boat takes guests out onto the Hawkesbury River on a Farm Cruise. They cruise the calm waters of the river, and take in the view of Spectacle Island. The sky is lit up with a beautiful sunset.

We are the only pearl farm in New South Wales and look forward to sharing our insights through our offering of farm experiences.

A tour guide shows guests on a Farm Cruise tour an Australian Akoya pearl oyster and explains the life cycle of the oyster that grown our Australian Akoya pearls. The guests look on in amazement.


Established in 2003, we are NSW’s only pearl farm. After nearly two decades of culturing pearls on NSW’s Central Coast, we offer extraordinary pearling experiences and invite you to immerse yourself in this truly remarkable story.

In 2017, after a decade of successfully growing Akoya pearl oysters quietly on the Central Coast, Broken Bay Pearl Farm founders Ian and Rose Crisp began an exciting partnership with James Brown (pictured right) and his team from the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm (Broome, Western Australia). From this, Pearls of Australia was born.

James Brown, the Managing Director of Pearls of Australia, stands on a pier at Broken Bay Pearl Farm with the sunset lighting his face.
A group of Australian Akoya pearls grown at our Broken Bay Pearl Farm sit on an Australian South Sea Mother of Pearl Shell.

You’re invited to share in one of the most intriguing and untold stories in Australian history.

Pearls of Australia – Australia’s original pearling pioneers since 1946

Pearls of Australia now stand at the forefront of an extremely small group of dedicated pearl farmers, marine biologists and scientific researchers that are beginning to bridge the gap between the pearl shell depletion of the past and the sustainable pearl cultivation of the future. Spanning operations from the East Coast of New South Wales to the far north western tip of the Kimberley Coastline in Western Australia, our farmers work side by side as they invest in cutting edge technologies, innovation and sustainable marine practices, while also creating a new awareness towards this ever-evolving Australian story.

Today we’re one step closer towards our vision of a world in which both farmers and retailers work together to ensure a future that sees pearls, people and planet living in harmony.

A tour guide explains the life cycle of an Australian Akoya pearl on board a Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour boat. This tour is called the Farm Cruise experience, and is a marine experience for guests to enjoy. Behind him is the Hawkesbury River that the boat is cruising along.