Chiswell Islands, Kenai Fjords, Alaska

The Chiswell islands are located in the Kenai Fjords National Park, in southcentral Alaska near the town of Seward. The Kenai Fjords National Park is dominated by a 1126 km ice field with hundreds of glaciers. Wildlife in the area includes brown bears fishing in the streams for salmon; kittiwakes and puffins nesting in the cliff sides; and seals patrolling the shoreline.

The Chiswell islands seem to rise up almost straight out of the sea, with no horizontal beaches.

Things to Do & See

* Exit Glacier
* Harding Icefield
* Kayaking
* Wildlife viewing
* Bird watching

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 2,833 km²
Population – 0
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus 10
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – Visitors are transferred by zodiac to Chiswell island.

Travel Links - The park can be reached by road or boat from the town of Seward, 130 miles south of Anchorage.

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