Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada is located on the northwest coast of British Columbia on Kaien Island overlooking Hecate Strait and Chatham Sound of the Pacific Ocean. Prince Rupert is referred to as the "Fishing Capital of Canada's Northwest Coast". The community is the main northern transportation and marine gateway for the communities of Northern British Columbia and for the villages on Haida Gwaii in Canada.
Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Prince Rupert and the surrounding areas includes canoeing, kayaking, scuba diving, boating, hiking, cycling, sightseeing, birding (birdwatching), picnicking, wildlife touring, whale watching, flightseeing, fishing, sailing, golfing, camping, and snowshoeing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Prince Rupert, British Columbia includes McClymont Park, Pacific Mariners Park, Rotary Waterfront Park, Oliver Lake, Metlakatla Wilderness Trail, Morse Creek Pond Park, and the Butze Rapids Park and Trail.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Prince Rupert British Columbia includes the Museum of Northern BC, North Pacific Fish Cannery, Sunken Gardens Park, Service Park, Cow Bay District Walk-about and the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary (Canada's first grizzly bear sanctuary).
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Prince Rupert British Columbia includes accommodations (fly in fishing lodges, outfitter camps, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts, cottages, cabins), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor stores, gas stations, gift stores, and transportation services including taxi, bus, floatplanes, marina and BC Ferry service to Haida Gwaii and Port Hardy on Vancouver Island.
Haida Gwaii BC Ferry Schedule (Prince Rupert - Skidegate)
Inside Passage BC Ferry Schedule (Prince Rupert - Port Hardy)