The Wild Life

If you have an interest or not in wildlife, the Kuri Bay surrounds, both on land and at sea, will not disappoint you.

Whether sitting on the balcony of your accommodation, having breakfast overlooking the bay or out fishing, the wild life abounds. This only adds to the overall experience.

Here’s a list of the most common encounters.

Mammals around Kuri Bay
(mostly nocturnal)

Long Eared Rock Wallaby
Northern Quoll
Kimberley Rock Rat

Northern Quoll a nocturnal attraction at Kuri Bay Sportfishing Tours

Reptiles around Kuri Bay
(mostly nocturnal)

Olive Python
King Brown Snake
Whip Snake
Stimsons Python
Water Python
Tar Tar Lizard
Cahlia Skink
Common Skink

Green Tree Snake eating a frog

Marine Creatures in the waters
around Kuri Bay

Humpback Whale
False Killer Whale
Pacific Dolphin
Snub Fin Dolphin
Common Dolphin
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Sea Snake
Salt Water Crocodile
Spotted Eagle Ray
Manta Ray

Tawny Nurse Shark at Kuri Bay SportfishingTours

Common birds around Kuri Bay

Barking Owl
Blue Winged Kookaburra
Brahminy Kite
Brown Honey Eater
Curlew Sand Piper
Double Barred Finch
Fairy Martin
Great Bower Bird
Gull Billed Tern
Imperial Pigeon
Mangrove Kingfisher
Peaceful Dove
Pheasant Coucal
Red Tail Black Cockatoo
Roseate Tern
Sooty Oyster Catcher
Whistling Kite
White Breasted Sea Eagle

White breasted sea eagle photographed during the Kuri Bay Sportfishing Tour

A Unique History

Kuri Bay may be the oldest pearl farm in a most isolated and stunningly beautiful coast however the history of occupation goes back a long way.

The Worrorra people whose country we are privileged to visit can show you a whole new world at their cultural tourism operation at Fresh Water Cove, bookings are essential.

Other historical interest in the area include the failed Camden Harbour settlement of 1864, the abandon Kunmunya Mission of the 1920s, and the remnants of the Hiro Bay pearl farm of the 1970s.

Stunning Scenery

The surrounding coastline and islands are breathtaking, one of the oldest landforms on the planet, the geology, remnant rainforests, clear water springs and waterfalls make your fishing experience at Kuri Bay all the more special.

Amazing geology at Kuri Bay Sportfishing Tours