Broken Bay Pearl Farm Shellar Door

Discover the story of the Australian pearl at our newly opened Broken Bay Shellar Door in Mooney Mooney NSW. Meet the people behind the pearls as they share their expertise with passion as you delve into this unique and Australian industry. Join a tour, cruise to our farm, browse our locally grown pearl jewellery and immerse yourself in this fascinating Australian story.  Open 7 days a week.

Broken Bay Pearl Farm – Hawkesbury

This tour puts together the Shellar Door Guided Tour, Pearl Room Special Access Pass and the Pearl Farm Cruise to give you the most immersive and complete experiences at our Shellar Door.  Follow the story of the Australian Pearl from its ancient Indigenous Beginnings through our modern farming and grading techniques all the way to the finished piece of unique pearl jewellery.

Adults $85  |  Seniors  $75  |  Children $40  |  Family & group pricing available

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The Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour is made up of 3 tour components:

Shellar Door Guided Tour

Dive into the story of the Australian Pearl with our land-based guided tour through our working pearl shed the “Shellar Door”. Learn about our pearl culturing techniques and witness the beauty of a pearl harvested right before your eyes.

Pearl Room Special Access Pass

Step inside our secure Pearl Room and experience the journey of a pearl from point of harvest through to preparation for jewellers. See our workers grading, polishing and creating jewellery with our locally produced pearls.


Pearl Farm Cruise

Cruise the scenic waters of the Hawkesbury River out to our saltwater paddocks. Learn about our pearl farming techniques, the hard work and risks that go into cultivating our local pearls. Discover some of the river’s amazing history, Indigenous rock art, and a 150-year old rock oyster industry.


Broken Bay Pearl Farm Gift Card

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Say ‘thank you’ to your loved ones with the gift of a unique experience and precious gem.

Cruise through the pristine waters of the Central Coast to see where the world’s rarest Akoya pearls are grown, learn the seven virtues that make them so precious and take home that special pearl whose lustre, shape, size, colour and surface most resonates as the one which will be handed down through the generations.

A Broken Bay Pearl Farm gift voucher can be redeemed online for tour bookings by entering the voucher code.

You set the gift amount!  For example $170 would purchase 2 x adult tickets on the Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour and allow your loved ones to select the date and time of the tour.

Call us on 0488 361 042 or email to enquire about a gift voucher for pearl and jewellery purchases.

Sydney Seaplane Adventure

Join our friends at Sydney Seaplanes on a scenic flight from Sydney Harbour to Hawkesbury River. Transfer by boat to the Shellar Door to join our Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour – Hawkesbury. Includes a bespoke picnic hamper featuring Sydney’s famous rock oysters.

The Experience is for four hours and includes 40 minutes flying time, and two hour Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour, lunch hamper with your choice of wine or sparkling, and boat transfers.

Book direct via the Sydney Seaplanes website here

Corporate Bookings & Bespoke Tours

Broken Bay Pearl Farm welcomes corporate guests and group tour bookings with bespoke experiences to suit all timeframes and budgets. Catering to groups of any size, we will immerse your guests in the story of the Australian Pearl with on-water boat tours and on-land pearl experiences with transfer and meal options available on request.

Take the pearl farm to your guests!

Don’t have time to head out to the farm?  We welcome invitations to entertain your guests with pearl experiences to suit any genre of event, whether that be:

  • Corporate events seeking an entertaining extra-curricular element to the program
  • Social events seeking a fun value-add with a pearl party featuring real pearls and fun games
  • Private bookings where we bring our pearls to you and your guests in an interactive, yet personal experience

Enquire about your group booking today by contacting:  or 0488 361 042