8.30AM Your informative and knowledgeable guide will collect you from your Sydney hotel and departing from Sydney, we journey north to the picturesque coastal town of Woy Woy. Located on a beautiful inlet, Woy Woy is a gateway to the gorgeous beaches, waterways and national parks on the splendid Central Coast of NSW.
Our destination this morning is the Broken Bay Pearl Farm, NSW’s only pearl farm, and only pearl farm experience, Broken Bay Pearl farm was established in 2003, but it has only now, for the first time in 15 years, opened its doors to allow a unique insight into the culture of Pearl Farming. Pearls from Broken Bay Pearl farm (Akoya pearls) are world famous for their very high lustre and unique colours and this is an extremely rare chance to get hands-on with a portion of the harvest of pearls from both WA and NSW
We will enjoy an introduction by our Pearl Farm guide before boarding our Tour vessel to enjoy our cruise to the Pearl Farm, stopping at Pearl Operations Shed and witness pearls being harvested. During our cruise on this stunning waterway, you will hear about Australia’s pearling pioneers and the link to Sydney’s 150 year old Rock Oyster Industry. You will witness a pearl harvest and learn about farming Australian Pearls. We will then return to shore where at the land based operations, you will learn the specialised art of pearl grading & valuing before enjoying a tasting of local Sydney Rock Oysters and glass of sparkling/beer/wine.
1.00PM Departing from the Pearl Farm, we will drive a short distance to the picturesque coast and enjoy lunch at a local waterfront restaurant – venue will be selected based on day of travel.
Lunch is a 2 course lunch with one beverage of choice per person.
On completion of lunch, enjoy some time exploring in the picturesque Brisbane Waters National Park, a 12000ha of rugged sandstone country with magnificent views of the Hawkesbury River, Brisbane Waters and Broken Bay. The park has fabulous wildflower displays from late winter to early spring and a rich diversity of native animals. Your guide will tailor the afternoon to suit your interests.
Late afternoon we commence our return drive to Sydney to arrive back at your hotel approximately 5.00pm.MAKE A BOOKING ENQUIRY
|DEPARTURES||Daily from Sydney City Hotels. Recommended pick up at 9.30am and returns to hotels at approximately 4:30-5:00pm.|
|WEAR||Comfortable clothing, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.|
- Private luxury touring
- Broken Bay Pearl Experience
- Oyster Tasting
- Beach-side lunch at local restaurant
- Picturesque Brisbane Waters National Park