Cordova, Alaska

Cordova is a small city located near the mouth of the Copper River in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska, United States, at the head of Orca Inlet on the east side of Prince William Sound. Magnificent scenery awaits visitors, with glacier-carved mountains, wildlife-rich wetlands, lush forests, and countless waterways.

Cordova offers a wide range of activities and attractions for visitors. You can explore the scenic splendor of the landscape surrounding Cordova by car, sea kayak, or bike. In the Alaska backcountry, there are wilderness camps, rafting, eco tours and fishing adventures to take. During the winter months heli-skiing, glacier tours and ice climbing are popular.

Things to See & Do

* Fishing
* Glacier tours
* Railroad Row
* Cordova Museum
* Sea kayaking, hiking and river rafting

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 195.9 km²
Population – 3,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus 9 hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The port is approximately 500m from the town centre of Cordova.

Travel Links - Scheduled daily jet service from Anchorage, Juneau, and Seattle makes it easy to visit Cordova, even on a tight timetable. The Alaska Marine Highway System carries passengers and vehicles between Cordova, Valdez, Seward and Whittier on a year-round basis.

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