Located at the mouth of the Skeena River on BC's northern coast, Prince Rupert is surrounded by a vast wilderness that offers a wealth of unique experiences.

Shore Excursion Opportunities
In a town where eagles, bears and whales outnumber people, opportunities for unique outdoor experiences abound.
  • Outdoor experiences, such as kayaking, nature walks, canoeing and biking
  • Adventure tours including jet boat trips, rock climbing and heli-hiking
  • World-class salmon and halibut fishing programs
  • Sightseeing trips by boat, bus, or train
  • Boat tours to ancient First Nations village sites
  • Flightseeing through ice-capped mountains and along cascading waterfalls
  • Whale watching, grizzly bear viewing and other wildlife tours
  • Cultural programs that showcase the rich history and diversity of the Northwest coast
  • Tours to the local salmon cannery village, a national historic site
  • Golf packages

Left: Downtown Prince Rupert Right: First Nations totem
Dining And Shopping
While most noted for its eco-adventures, Prince Rupert is also a bastion of high culture and extraordinary cuisine.
  • Cow Bay Waterfront Area
  • Historic Downtown Shopping District

Left: Jet boating Right: Wale watching tour
Major Attractions
Around the city, cruise passengers will find superb museums, a booming eco-tourism industry and a wealth of other attractions. Prince Rupert is also rich with First Nations culture and history.
  • Museum of Northern British Columbia
  • North Pacific Historic Fishing Village
  • Pike Island Archaeological Site
  • Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary
  • Kwinitsa Railway Museum
  • Prince Rupert Fire Museum
  • Sunken Gardens
  • Carving Shed and Longhouse
  • Butze Reversing Tidal Rapids
  • Northcoast Artist Cooperative

Left: Cow Bay Cafe
Above: Railway