Prince Rupert is a port city located in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Situated on Kaien Island, it is the land, water and air transportation hub of the North Coast of British Columbia, and in 2011 had a population of 12,500 people on a total area of 54.93 km2 (21.21 ml2). Today, Prince Rupert relies on port, fishing industry and tourism.
The sheltered harbour of Prince Rupert is the deepest natural ice-free harbour in North America, as well as the third deepest natural harbour in the world. It is North America's northwestern most port linked to the railway network of the continent. The port is first inbound and last outbound call port for cargo ships traveling between western North America and eastern Asia. The capacity of Prince Rupert port is nearly the same as that of Port of Vancouver.
Much of Prince Rupert harbour is formed by a shelter provided by the island of Digby, which is situated windward of the city and contains Prince Rupert Airport. The city lies on Kaien Island and the harbour includes also Morse Basin, Wainwright Basin, Porpoise Harbour and Tuck Inlet, as well as part of Chatham Sound waters, taking in Ridley Island.
Highlights: Skeena River, Historic Fishing village, Khutzemateen Valley
Prince Rupert cruise terminal
Prince Rupert Port Authority is responsible for port's operations. Passenger ferries operating from Prince Rupert include:
- Alaska Marine Highway ferries (to Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan and many other ports along Inside Passage AK)
- BC Ferries' service - to Queen Charlotte City (Graham Island, Haida Gwaii) and Port Hardy (Vancouver Island).
- Prince Rupert port's Ferry Terminal is co-located with the railway station, from which a thrice-weekly Jasper is offered by Via Rail. The service connects to Prince George & Jasper, and via connection with The Canadian - to the rest of continental passenger rail network.
The Prince Rupert cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Prince Rupert, Kaien Island, BC Canada.
If you lose the Prince Rupert location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Prince Rupert cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Prince Rupert, Kaien Island, BC Canada. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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19 May, 2017
26 May, 2017