Cenderawasih Bay (Indonesian: Teluk Cenderawasih, means : Bird of Paradise Bay), also Teluk Sarera (Sarera Bay), formerly Geelvink Bay (Dutch: Geelvinkbaai) is a large bay in northern Province of Papua and West Papua, New Guinea, Indonesia, at Coordinates: . The Dutch name comes from a Dutch ship and family called Geelvinck. The western part of the bay was declared a marine national park in 2002.
Teluk Cenderawasih National Park is located in the Teluk Cenderawasih.
Islands in the Bay
West Papua Province:
- Biak Islands (aka Schouten archipelago):
- Yapen Islands
- Moor Islands archipelago (Kepulauan Moor)
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