Midway Island, USA

Midway Island is an atoll located in the North Pacific Ocean (near the northwestern end of the Hawaiian archipelago), about one-third of the way between Honolulu and Tokyo. It consists of a ring-shaped barrier reef and several sand islets. The two significant pieces of land, Sand Island and Eastern Island, provide habitat for hundreds of thousands of seabirds.

The primary activities at Midway island are nature viewing and wildlife photography, snorkeling, limited scuba diving and kayaking. Other attractions include historic memorials to the battle of Midway, the nesting areas of over 2 million albatross, as well as many other seabirds.

Things to See and Do

* Sand Island
* Diving
* Bird watching
* Kayaking
* Dolphin & turtle watching

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 6.2 km²
Population – 50 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus eleven hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 671

Port Location – The port is located at Sand Island. Cruise ships stop outside of the atoll, using tenders to deliver passengers to Sand Island for day visits.

Transport Links – The usual method of reaching Sand Island, Midway Atoll's only populated island, is via Henderson Field Airport.

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