Cape Severo -Zapadnyy, Russia
Cape Severo-Zapadnyi is located at the northwestern tip of Beringa (Bering) island, the largest of the Russian Commander islands. It is located 175 km off the coast of eastern Kamchatka and 49 km west from its neighbouring island of Mednyy. Beringa is the location of the groups only settlement, Nikolskoye.
Northern fur seal colonies and Stellar’s sea lions can be seen at Severo Zapadnyi.
Things to see and do
* Bird watching
* Sea rookeries
* Fur Seals and sea lions
* Aluet museum at Nikoskoye village
* Grave and memorial to Vitus Bering
Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Ruble (RUB)
Language – Russian
Land Area - 1,100 sq km’s (Bering island)
Population – 800 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus two hours to plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 7
Port Location – The port is located at the village of Nikolskoye.
Travel Links – The Commander Islands are served by weekly flights by small planes from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Nikolskoye, departing and returning to the peninsula on Mondays.