Bigge Island (Kimberley, Western Australia)

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Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

-14.54705 S, 125.15988 E

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Bigge Island is located off the coast of Kimberley region, Western Australia. It lies approx 6 km (4 ml) from mainland Kimberley, from which it's separated by Scott Strait. Bigge Island is located between Montague Sound and York Sound and nearly 19 km (12 ml) north of Cape Pond.

  • Bigge is the 2nd largest island of Bonaparte Archipelago (following the Augustus Island), with a total area of 178 km2 (69 ml2). It has an irregular shape, length of approx 22 km (14 ml) and width of approx 6 km (4 ml).
  • The isle has lots of shallow bays on all its four sides. The largest one is called Boomerang Bay on the western coast of the isle.
  • The traditional owners of the region are the Uunguu peoples of Wunambal language group. Their name for the Bigge Island is Wuyurru.
  • Indigenous Australian rock art still exists on the cave walls and cliffs around Wary Bay. 

Highlights: Aboriginal rock art, rock wallaby and Northern Quoll

Bigge Island cruise terminal

Most cruise ships to Bigge Island dock (anchor) at Boomerang Bay - on the western coast.

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