When is the best time to come to Kuri Bay?

Choose the optimum tide of the month you wish to visit, (refer to schedule) as we have 30 years of experience fishing the largest tides in the Southern Hemisphere, we can assure you will catch fish on any moon phase.

We operate from March through to January with the best months weather wise from May through to August, but don’t let this influence your fishing desires as the fishing in the hotter months is brilliant.

What species of fish are we likely to tussle with?

Where do we begin! All of the tropical species abound and more.

Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Finger Mark Bream, Blue Bastards, Queen fish species, Trevally species, Cobia, Mackerel species, Sail Fish, Malabar Cod, Blue Nose Salmon, Black Jew, Blue Lined Emperor, Bar Cheeked Coral Trout, Black Spotted Tusk Fish, Permit, and a whole lot more.

How many guests can you accommodate?

We have a minimum number of 4 guests up to 7 guests with larger groups a possibility on request.

What is the accommodation, food and amenities like?

The accommodation is the old pearlers quarters. It is dormitory style accommodation where each individual has their own room, very comfortable and private.

We also offer a self-contained cabin for couples or small families.

We pride ourselves in preparing and presenting quality meals from the catch of the day to freshly grown garden greens.

With a full commercial kitchen and top cooks you will not be disappointed.

What kind of boats do we fish from?

We operate two 5 .7 custom built vessels, Koyoyo and Bidadjin.

These boats are ideal for the inshore fishing and creeks and estuaries.

3 anglers max to each boat as well as our 8m custom built Saba San for the offshore fishing, 5 anglers capacity.

We have available the Cape Bossut a 10 m vessel if we have larger groups.

All vessels are constructed from aluminium and are built for Kimberley coast conditions.

When do we need to be in Broome?

Definitely the night before your scheduled trip.

Do you supply tackle?

Yes we do, 6kg to 15kg outfits both spin and bait casting, a wide range of lures, terminal tackle and some fly outfits.

We do encourage you to bring your favourite outfit and lures.

We have a policy replacement if lost or broken if you choose to use our outfits.

What should we bring on tour?

A fifteen (15) kilo baggage allowance applies on float plane transfers.

Please make sure you don’t go over the limit as to avoid disappointment by leaving behind some of your personal belongings.

We do suggest if you do need extra luggage left in Broome whilst at Kuri Bay we can arrange this to be kept secure.

Clothing can be kept to a minimum as we have washing machines and dryers for your use.

Tropical style clothing, a spray jacket and light jumper.

Sturdy boat shoes and runners or similar. Wide brimmed hat, polarised sunglasses. Personal toiletries and medication.

Cameras, binoculars, battery chargers, etc are part of your 15kg limit to bring to Kuri Bay.

Please note you do not need to bring towels or any bedding.

What if I may not want to go fishing every day. What other activities are there to do at Kuri Bay?

If you are a keen bird watcher (twitter), you will be in your element.

The bush and associated walks around Kuri Bay will delight you.

There is a TV room and games room if this tickles your fancy and of course a pool to cool off in.

Jetty fishing is on offer and can produce some nice fish. Or just kick back, pull up a comfy chair on the balcony and read a book.

Can we see any of the pearling operation?

Yes this is possible on request.

What time do we go to meet the Mallard Sea Plane?

Kuri Bay Sport Fishing offers a complimentary pick up from your accommodation in Broome on the morning of your departure date for Kuri Bay.

Pick up time is between 7.30 am and 8.00 am

What time to we arrive back in Broome after our stay at Kuri Bay?

You would under normal circumstances arrive back in Broome at around 11.00am

Can we by alcohol at Kuri Bay?

Yes you can over the bar, however only midstrength beer is available.

All other alcohol requirements, you will need to pre–order with us. You will be charged for the total price of your order, plus a handling fee.

Do you cater for corporate groups?

Yes! We can cater for larger groups on request.