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Pearl Farm de Praslin

#26 of 32 things to do in Praslin Island Features Animals
Face a l'Aeroport, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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It's not a pearl farm

Basically they tell you how they grow these black pearls with a video. You won't see any pearl... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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It is not a pearl farm

This place is not a pearl farm and as a mater of fact they dont even have a live oyster. We just... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
George_Fotiou
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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2 weeks ago
“It's not a pearl farm”
3 Apr 2017
“It is not a pearl farm”
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Face a l'Aeroport, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basically they tell you how they grow these black pearls with a video. You won't see any pearl plant because there are at a place in the see. Although 50scr per Person is not much, it is not worth it.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This place is not a pearl farm and as a mater of fact they dont even have a live oyster. We just get robbed by paying 100 rp to watch a 5 minutes video about pearls and see the clams that they have in their...More

1  Thank George_Fotiou
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

One of our first stops, it was very educational. the young lady was extremely knowledgeable in explaining the process of farming pearls followed by a short video. They have hands on interaction with the local sea life and a showroom for beautiful black pearl jewelry.

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 26 September 2016

An educational trip to the Black Pearl Farm can be very enlightening. A visit here showcases the process and business of pearl farming. One can also see the clam farm where beautiful clams are kept and grown. For those wanting to sample some of the...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Disappointed that they do not take you to their actual farm where the pearls are produced. Not sure why they charge for just a short video.

1  Thank Sonal3
Reviewed 21 July 2016

People already complained about high prices in this shop. There have a story behind these prices: black pearls from Seychelles that you can buy only from them. Even then it is not clear why these pearls are more expensive than those from Tahiti which are...More

1  Thank Stanislav_Ts
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Don't bother paying the fee to watch the video - waste of time and money! Also, the jewellery that they had for sale was pretty pricey for what it was.

1  Thank amandasauzier
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We decided to visit this place and arrived at around 11:30 in the morning. The sign said it was open but as we drove down it became apparant that it was not. No signs saying why so if you are going I would ring and...More

Thank Peugeotman
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Really wanted to visit this and arrived at 12.55. Sign said open 10am-4pm, 2 girls were on the porch eating takeaway food from polystyrene containers and surfing on their phones."you are open?" we asked. "Come back in an hour, we are having lunch" one said...More

Thank Theroostcyprus
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Not much to see here in terms of the pearl production other than a short video, however nice selection of jewellery in the shop.

Thank Gaskers2015
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