Be dazzled by Broome’s vibrant pearling past or select your very own lustrous pearl.
The turquoise blue waters of Broome’s coast is home to the prized Pinctada Maxima Shell, producing the mother of pearl, which alone, founded the town of Broome and formed an industry that has forever been entwined into Broome’s history and culture.
The pearling industry continues in Broome and has grown to be a major attraction. There are opportunities to visit pearl farms on the Dampier Peninsula, explore Broome's pearling history on a guided tour or browse the many local and international pearl shops in Chinatown.
Discover Broome's pearling heritage and how this small coastal town still produces some of the world's finest pearls.