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Pearl Farm de Praslin

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Address: Face a l'Aeroport, Praslin Island, Seychelles

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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... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Moscow, Russia
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 pools. The pearl shop is rediculous expensive and actually you can found pearl jewlery of... More 

1 Thank George_Fotiou
Sarasota, Florida
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606 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
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
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249 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
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 seas finest gems, a jewelry store with the most exquisite products can be tantalizing to... More 

Thank Luc V
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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
Moscow, Russia
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 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 sold in other stores in Seychelles. We bought a set anyway: ear rings and a... More 

1 Thank Stanislav_Ts
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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.

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Nottingham, England
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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 not drive up to the place just to find it is closed.

Thank Peugeotman
Paphos, Cyprus
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 and went back to her phone. Needless to say, we did not bother.

Thank Theroostcyprus
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Good Place to go and buy a black pearl as an investment. Dont expect to get any real bargains though. Its pricey but still cheaper than other places around the world i guess.

Thank Sabzn

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