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A bit of a pearler!

We stopped here whilst on our group tour, probably as do thousands of others not by chance. Anyway... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KPR1955
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Crewe, United Kingdom
Very informative, but highest prices in Vietnam... we still bought...

Tour bus stop for restrooms on the way to Halong Bay cruises. The explanation of pearl production... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
JohnInItaly
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Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were included in a local group therefore we did not understand the explanation in Vietnamese. We had to wait for a European group to come in order to join an “English” group. Only 1 or 2 people can speak English at the farm. Everything...More

Thank Jo-AnnKYTan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here whilst on our group tour, probably as do thousands of others not by chance. Anyway, although not interested in purchasing pearls or the like, it was interesting to see and listen to the whole process of the pearl farming. You get an...More

Thank KPR1955
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Just another place to get tourists money. Nothing much to see except the usual girls working on pearls (when the customers come in ). very boring and not worth a visit.

Thank James A
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We were dragged here as part of a Ha Long Bay cruise, it's a total typical tourist trap; "let's give people a brief overview of how we implant pearls into oysters in our 'museum' then throw them into a shop". We went kayaking here as...More

Thank chloepoyser4513
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

They take you through a tour of a pearl farm as an excuse to try sell you pearls... they pay the tours anyway for taking you there. We kayaked around the bay and the amount of litter and pollution from the pearl farm is disgusting,...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Tour bus stop for restrooms on the way to Halong Bay cruises. The explanation of pearl production is very interesting, and the store inside has hard core, high pressure sales people. We bought some expensive pearls that are beautiful, but the prices everywhere else that...More

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We consider ourselves as well traveled hence at first thought that we had ended up in a tourist trap by our driver. However we were pleasantly surprised by the pearl cultivation process and the different types of pearls. Once you understand the difference in quality...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 7 June 2018

The tour was both informative and interesting, unfortunately I bought earrings from the pearl shop, which was very poor quality. On the first day my wife try them to wear, the pearl became loose, and the stoppers wasn't tight enough. Bearing in mind that it...More

Thank KestKa
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Never really been big on jewelry or for that matter why pearls even exist. Stopped into Ha Long Pearl on the way to our cruise at Halong Bay. Was part of the tour and the break in travel from Hanoi was welcomed. It was hot...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Very interesting to see how the oysters are treated to produce cultured pearls, a process that can take a number of years to finalise. Only about 30% of the final results can be used for jewellry and this must be the only business where the...More

Thank Alan B
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