- The isle has length of 105 km (65 ml), width between 10-23 km (6–14 ml) and total area of 1936 km2 (748 ml2), ranking it the USA's 15th largest island. It is part of the Tongass National Forest - USA's largest forest with total area of over 69000 km2 (26640 ml2).
- The island's entire population is just around 10 people.
- Cape Decision Light (built 1929-1932) is a lighthouse (an active navigation aid) located on the southern tip. The lighthouse has a helipad and became automated in 1974. Its original Fresnel lens were replaced with solar powered beacon in 1996. The replaced lens are on display in Clausen Museum in Petersburg (on Mitkof Island).
- The island also has the protected wilderness parks Kuiu Wilderness and Tebenkof Bay Wilderness.
Chatham Strait has length of 240 km (150 ml) and width of 5-16 km (3-10 ml), extending southwards from the junction of Lynn Canal and Icy Strait to the open sea.
Highlights: Marine mammals and birds, Wilderness
Kuiu Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Kuiu Island dock (anchor) at Tebenkof Bay - on the island's western coast.
Port Kuiu Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kuiu Island, Alaska. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|Day||Ship||Arrival||Departure||Next Port of Call|
|4 May, 2018|
|SS Legacy||Frederick Sound, Alaska|
|28 May, 2018|
|Safari Quest||Sitka, Baranof Island, Alaska|
The Kuiu Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Kuiu Island, Alaska.
If you lose the Kuiu Island location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.