Kuri Bay (Kimberley, Western Australia)

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Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

-15.48194 S, 124.52278 E

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Kuri Bay is an isolated coastal bay located in Kimberley region in the far north of Western Australia, about 370 km (230 ml) north of Broome. The closest major town is Derby, situated 223 km (139 ml) southwest of the bay.

  • Kuri Bay opens directly into Indian Ocean, and Augustus Island lies just off-shore from the bay. Kuri Bay is part of Prince Regent National Park and Kunmunya Aboriginal Reserve.
  • Kuri Bay is the home to the first cultured pearl farm in Australia and in 1962 was named after the first principal of the company, Tokuichi Kuribayashi (1896–1982). 
  • Kuri Bay is an ideal cultivating ground for pearls. Paspaley pearling base, situated in Kuri Bay is run by Paspaley Pearling Company boasting a long and colourful history. Initially with a Greek family that fled war-torn Europe during WWI, the family has been involved in Australia's pearling industry for more than 70 years. 
  • The Japanese-American-Australian firm commenced operations in 1956 after the Western Australian Government repealed the Pearling Act which prohibited production, possession and sale of cultured pearls.
  • Currently the Paspaley name is famous around the world as the producer of world's finest quality pearls. By 1973 Kuri Bay was producing 60% of the world's large white South Sea pearls. 
  • Kuri Bay features tropical savanna climate.

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Day Ships in port
3 January, 2019
Seabourn Sojourn(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 17:00)
12 January, 2019
ms Maasdam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
2019 January