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Gauguin's Pearl Farm

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Learning how the black pearls are produced was a very interesting experience. They pick you up at... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018

The process of cultivating pearls in Polynesia is fascinating. The prices here are about half what... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
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Gauguin's Pearl is the unique pearl farm on the Rangiroa atoll, in French Polynesia. Since it opened in 1992, it has provided local, ethical, traditional and ecological knowledge to all its customers. A very well-documented guided tour is provided...more
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Avatoru | PR6 - Near the Island Products shop., Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
+689 40 93 11 30
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Learning how the black pearls are produced was a very interesting experience. They pick you up at the hotel and bring you back after the visit. At the boutique you can also buy the black pearl and the prices there are without VAT, therefore they...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

The process of cultivating pearls in Polynesia is fascinating. The prices here are about half what you might pay in Tahiti. Well worth the time!

2  Thank westfly
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We came here on a recommendation from staff at the Hotel Maitai. (The Farm shuttle will take you to and from your hotel, although it was a little late.) This is a small farm, but a lovely lady who spoke great English gave us our...More

3  Thank Colleen H
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Booked this from the Oceania cruise, only to find the farm offers a free shuttle, so save yourself some money. Otherwise this was a nice presentation. Very informative. Nice live demonstration on seeding and harvesting pearls. No pressure. Nice quality pearls for sale. Seemed more...More

2  Thank dinerdon
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited as a shore excursion from an Oceania cruise. We paid the ship for this tour, but it is evidently offered free from the farm with even a free shuttle, so check before you pay. The 20-minute ride from the cruise dock is scenic,...More

2  Thank leesvillelake
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Interesting but only an average pearl farm. Would recommend a wonderful family pearl farm on Tahaa, Champon Pearl Farm or Ferme Perliere Cahmpon. We were taken there by West Coast Charters on Raiatea.

1  Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed December 4, 2017

The visit of the farm is free, with a shuttle bus from your place. It is interesting, and you have a presentation on the process, then you can see the workers cleaning, opening and insert the pearls. They have nice jewellery in their shop, the...More

1  Thank alex_surfeur
Reviewed December 2, 2017

The shuttle bus to the farm takes about 20 minutes and then there is a presentation of pearl culture. Then you pass by the workers as they open, insert and cultivate the pearls. Interesting if one hasn't seen it before. There is no pressure to...More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed October 9, 2017

2nd time to Gauguin Pearl Farm. 2nd Pearl necklace bought. They fixed my 1st necklace for free, thank you Gauguin, and I received a lesson in what not to do with your Pearl, as the pearl absorbs the creams & lotions from your skin and...More

2  Thank celestewest10s
Reviewed September 17, 2017

They provided free pick up from the hotel schedule one in the morning and one in the afternoon. About 45mins and 1 hour including travelling, presentation and shop.. They do presentation of how to raise the oyster and how to produce the pearl. If you...More

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Susan R
November 3, 2017|
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Response from Philippe C | Property representative |
If you stay in an hotel or guest house here at Rangiroa, you can book through the reception desk, or you can call us at the following number : 40931130 or mail us at : boutique@gauguinspearl.pf.
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October 23, 2016|
Response from KathyRichmond2015 | Reviewed this property |
You need to redirect this to your cruise company or Gauguin's.
October 23, 2016|
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Response from BSinPNS | Reviewed this property |
We were on the ms Paul Gauguin; there was no free pickup that day. Only ship tours.