Free cookie consent management tool by TermsFeed Free Privacy Policy Generator List of cruise ships in Kupreanof Island - up-to-date port information and excursion tips for cruise ship fans.

Kupreanof Island
in the USA

Home Ports United States of America Kupreanof Island
United States of America

Kupreanof Island

Kupreanof Island is an island located in the Alexander Archipelago in the southeastern part of Alaska in the United States. It is part of the Alaska Panhandle, and is situated in between the mainland of Alaska and the nearby islands of Prince of Wales and Dall. The island is roughly 36 miles long and 12 miles wide and covers an area of about 367 square miles.

Kupreanof Island is home to the small city of Petersburg, which is the largest settlement on the island. Petersburg is located at the northern end of the island and is home to a population of about 3,000 people. The island is also home to several smaller communities, such as Kake, Wrangell, and Klawock.

The island is home to a variety of wildlife, including bald eagles, brown bears, black bears, and Sitka black-tailed deer. The island is also home to a number of fish species, including salmon, halibut, and cod.

Kupreanof Island has a rich history. The island was first inhabited by the Tlingit people, who lived in the area for thousands of years. In 1799, the island was explored by the Russian explorer Alexander Baranov. The island was later occupied by the United States in 1867 as part of the Alaska Purchase.

In the early 20th century, Kupreanof Island was home to a booming salmon canning industry. The industry was centered around the town of Petersburg, which was home to many of the canneries. The industry eventually declined in the mid-20th century, but the island is still home to a number of commercial fishing operations.

Today, Kupreanof Island is a popular tourist destination. The island is home to a number of state parks, including the Stikine-LeConte Wilderness Area and the Tongass National Forest. The island is also home to a number of recreational activities, such as hiking, camping, and fishing.

Excursion tips for a day in Kupreanof Island

Kupreanof Island in the USA offers plenty of activities for tourists to enjoy on a day trip. Here are some of the top activities to consider:

1. Visit the Kupreanof Island State Park and explore the incredible natural beauty of the area.

2. Take a boat tour of the island and admire its stunning coastline.

3. Enjoy some of the unique wildlife that inhabits the island, including bald eagles, sea lions and otters.

4. Go fishing in the waters around the island and catch some of the local fish species.

5. Visit the Totem Park and learn about the history of the local Native American tribes.

6. Take a hike through the various trails and explore the stunning forests and mountains.

7. Visit the Kupreanof Island Historical Museum to learn more about the island’s past.

8. Enjoy a picnic at one of the many scenic spots around the island.

9. Stop by the Kupreanof Island Winery and sample some of their award-winning wines.

10. Take a kayak tour of the island and explore its hidden coves and inlets.

Experience Kupreanof Island with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Kupreanof Island. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Kupreanof Island

Kupreanof Island in the USA has a temperate climate with mild winters and warm summers. In the winter, temperatures range from 0°C to 10°C and there is generally a lot of rain and snow. In the spring, temperatures range from 5°C to 15°C and the weather is generally mild and wet. In the summer, temperatures range from 10°C to 25°C and there is usually plenty of sunshine. In the fall, temperatures range from 5°C to 15°C and the weather is generally mild and dry. Overall, Kupreanof Island has a mild climate with generally wet winters and mild, dry summers.

Cruise weather for Kupreanof Island

Our weather forecast for Kupreanof Island helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Dec. 4th 2023 Dec. 4th 2023 max: 5.7 °C
min: 1.3 °C
24.5 m/s
70.2 m/s
100.0 %
9.8 m
92.8 %
990 hPa
Dec. 5th 2023 Dec. 5th 2023 max: 5.7 °C
min: 3 °C
25.9 m/s
67.0 m/s
98.9 %
9.4 m
90.6 %
992 hPa
Dec. 6th 2023 Dec. 6th 2023 max: 3.7 °C
min: 1.8 °C
13.7 m/s
37.4 m/s
100.0 %
2.0 m
97.4 %
1,006 hPa
Dec. 7th 2023 Dec. 7th 2023 max: 2.1 °C
min: -0.1 °C
8.6 m/s
16.9 m/s
97.8 %
10.5 m
95.7 %
1,010 hPa
Dec. 8th 2023 Dec. 8th 2023 max: 1.5 °C
min: -2.1 °C
8.3 m/s
15.1 m/s
79.8 %
13.4 m
95.9 %
1,015 hPa
Dec. 9th 2023 Dec. 9th 2023 max: 1.9 °C
min: -5.1 °C
23.8 m/s
80.3 m/s
88.6 %
2.4 m
97.4 %
1,001 hPa
Dec. 10th 2023 Dec. 10th 2023 max: -0.6 °C
min: -6 °C
5.8 m/s
6.1 m/s
96.3 %
5.4 m
97.5 %
1,001 hPa
Dec. 11th 2023 Dec. 11th 2023 max: -4.0 °C
min: -11.9 °C
6.4 m/s
10.4 m/s
78.2 %
21.0 m
91.1 %
1,001 hPa
Dec. 12th 2023 Dec. 12th 2023 max: -8.5 °C
min: -15.4 °C
7.2 m/s
13.3 m/s
97.9 %
21.0 m
86.5 %
1,013 hPa
Dec. 13th 2023 Dec. 13th 2023 max: -11.2 °C
min: -19.4 °C
5.8 m/s
8.6 m/s
12.1 %
24.1 m
82.4 %
1,025 hPa
Dec. 14th 2023 Dec. 14th 2023 max: -9.3 °C
min: -18.1 °C
4.3 m/s
5.0 m/s
58.0 %
23.2 m
84.3 %
1,022 hPa
Dec. 15th 2023 Dec. 15th 2023 max: -5.4 °C
min: -13.1 °C
4.7 m/s
10.4 m/s
69.5 %
16.9 m
90.5 %
1,022 hPa
Dec. 16th 2023 Dec. 16th 2023 max: -8.2 °C
min: -15 °C
5.8 m/s
7.6 m/s
86.5 %
23.2 m
83.8 %
1,024 hPa
Dec. 17th 2023 Dec. 17th 2023 max: -1.6 °C
min: -7.6 °C
10.8 m/s
22.3 m/s
100.0 %
0.8 m
96.9 %
1,010 hPa

Cruises to Kupreanof Island

Would you like to travel to Kupreanof Island on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Kupreanof Island.

Scheduled ship calls in Kupreanof Island, United States of America
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 HANSEATIC spirit 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 HANSEATIC spirit 12:00 am 12:00 am

Alle zeigen

Galery: Kupreanof Island

Photos by cruise fans for cruise fans!
Share your best pictures with the community and discover authentic images from travellers who have already been there.

- There are no photos available for Kupreanof Island yet.

Join in, show your holiday photos from Kupreanof Island

Share your holiday photos with the community and inspire others to their next adventure!

There are a few basic rules to follow

  1. Your picture should have been taken by yourself (the author) and fit into the current category.
  2. The picture should not show persons who do not agree to be published. An exception is made for people who only appear as an accessory in the picture. You can find an example of this exception [heere].
  3. Your image should not show any protected buildings, artwork, or other protected objects, unless the architecture is freely visible from a public street or square and the photo was taken from such a publicly accessible location. The same applies to artworks in public spaces that are permanently installed (panorama freedom).
  4. Naturally, you should ensure that your images are not discriminatory, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate.

Image Upload

Take/select photo   or drag & drop here

Non-public information¹:

By uploading images to the website, the user declares that he is the author of the works and that they are free of third-party rights. The author hereby grants DEVEY DIGITAL Inh. Oliver Devey the non-exclusive right to use the images on its websites. However, the user remains the sole owner of the images and has the right to revoke the granted usage right at any time. There is no entitlement to the publication of the images. The operator reserves the right not to publish the images if they violate applicable law or its guidelines. The operator assumes no liability for any claims by third parties regarding the use of the images.

¹If users provide images by uploading them on their own initiative, the name and address of the author will be stored in addition to the actual image file in reduced resolution (1280x720px) for the duration of the usage agreement. This personal data will not be published and will not be used for advertising purposes or shared with third parties under any circumstances. The information is required to be able to legitimize the author of a work, for example, in the event of subsequent modification requests.

Gender note: For the sake of readability, the male form has been chosen in the text, although the information refers to members of both genders.

Maritime AIS Data Kupreanof Island

Other ports within 300km of Kupreanof Island

footer cruise ship