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Gauguin's Pearl Farm

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Interesting tour, nice products

The tour was very nice. We got to learn about pearl farming, something we have never thought of... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2017
Hailey Y

Visited the farm and had an interesting explanation of pearl cultivation. Of course you could buy... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2017
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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 May 15, 2017

The tour was very nice. We got to learn about pearl farming, something we have never thought of. Also, the products were nice. We picked our own pearls and made our own pendants, which was cheaper than ready-made products.

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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Visited the farm and had an interesting explanation of pearl cultivation. Of course you could buy pearls any size any price

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Reviewed April 8, 2017

Loved our visit at this farm. We received so much information about pearl farming in an outdoor seated area (covered from the sun) and we then went to see the staff at work. I had previously visited a pearl farm in Bora Bora but this...More

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Philippe C, Gérant at Gauguin's Pearl Farm, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2017

Hello, thank you very much for your nice comment. Nothing to add. Everything is said.

Reviewed April 5, 2017

They offer a free tour a couple times of day (except Sundays). They picked us up at our resort. Very interesting presentation on how cultured pearls are made, and you even get to watch one of the technicians working with the oysters. Of course they...More

Thank colinrasmussen
Reviewed February 25, 2017

There is not much to do on Rangiroa other than diving. So a visit to the Pearl Farm is a welcome activity for the afternoon after the dives. They pick you up at the hotel and drive you to the farm. First you get some...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a great store to get quality Tahitian Pearls, at a reasonable cost, with certificate of authenticity. You can take the tour of the farm, if you haven't seen it before. The staff is super friendly and helpful. They will come & pick you...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

It is a good activation in Rangiroa. They are picking you up from where you stay and 2 hours or more you visit pearl farm.The visit starts with a good information or lesson about pearl and end at he pearl shop :) After learning how...More

Thank Ganji-90
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Dropped in here for a tour and a lesson on Black Pearl farming. Informative and the opportunity to buy a couple of pieces direct from the farm was not missed. I feel that the pricing was marginally better than the retail outlets we visited across...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

This was an unplanned visit and worth the time if you are in the vicinity. Have dropped into a number of pearl shops during our time in French Polynesia. Prices seem high however there were a lot of loose pearl options available. The styling on...More

Thank DeebeeMelbourne
Reviewed December 15, 2016

The guided tour of the farm is very informative and you will learn the whole process of pearls culture. Veronica is friendly and very knowledgeable. The shop is also well run with a nice variety of pearls to buy for all budgets.

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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.