Vancouver (BC Canada)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news




Canada Place Pier, 99 Canada Place Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Vancouver port is Alaska-Vancouver cruise home port, and it’s one of the most popular cruise destination in the world. There are over 275 cruise sailings and more than 900,000 passengers that pass through the both Vancouver cruise port terminals, Canada Place and Ballantyne, every year.

vancouver cruise port

Find information about Vancouver cruise port terminal –  address, location and map, driving directions,  parking information and fees. Check the cruise ship schedule and explore Vancouver city tours possibilities.

  • The port's 2017 cruising season officially started on April 10 with the arrival of Star Princess at the Canada Place terminal. In 2017, Port Vancouver had scheduled a total of 237 ship calls with around 840,000 passengers - an increase of 2% in passenger volume over 2016.
  • At the Canada Place terminal, the port's cruise ship industry generates (in direct economic activity) an average of USD 3 million per visiting vessel.
  • The port's 2016 season's statistics showed directly generated nearly 7,000 jobs (across the country), which included USD 300 million in paid wages and USD 840 million to Canada's GDP.
  • During season 2017, port Vancouver had scheduled 33 different cruise liners from the fleets of 15 different cruise companies. Ship types vary from large and mainstream to top-luxury and small expedition vessels.

Highlights: Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Grouse Mountain

Vancouver cruise terminal

The Government of Canada established Port Metro Vancouver in January 2008. It is the fourth largest port in North America and the leader in Canada by tonnage. Vancouver is situated in the western Canada, at the British Colombia’s southwest corner. The ship schedule includes cruises from spring through all the fall. The vessels depart from two piers – Canada Place Ship Terminal and the Ballantyne Terminal.

Vancouver (BC Canada) cruise port map (printable)

Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal

The Canada Place Vancouver cruise port terminal is located on 999 Canada Palace, Vancouver. It is part of the famous in the history CPR pier B-C, an original 1986 World Exposition Canada Pavilion part. It is designed with 5 sail shape and represents the maritime history of the region. Except the terminal, there is a large VINCI car park, he Port Metro Vancouver office, a World Trade Center office and a Pan-Pacific hotel.

The passengers can use restrooms, baggage trolleys and a snack shop. From Canada Place Ship Terminal there is access to the following berths – North – 900ft, East – 1660ft and West -1070ft.

Address: "Canada Place Pier, 99 Canada Place Vancouver, BC, Canada"

Vancouver Canada Place crusie ship terminal

Canada Place Terminal luggage storage and delivery

For cruise ship passengers in Vancouver, PorterGenie offers the only curbside luggage pick-up/delivery and storage service. Pick-up and delivery locations can be anywhere: Vancouver International Airport, hotels in Metro Vancouver area, train and bus stations, etc. PorterGenie can pick-up your luggage from anywhere in Metro Vancouver, store as long as you need, and deliver it back to you anywhere you like. You can use PorterGenie to transport your luggage from the airport to Canada Place cruise ship terminal or the other way around. You can schedule service online at or call PorterGenie toll-free at 1-888-411-5260. No payment is required for scheduling and cancellations are free. You are encouraged to schedule in advance before the busy season.

Ballantyne Pier Crusie Ship Terminal

The Ballantyne terminal is located on 851 Centennial Road, Vancouver. It looks like a commercial dock after its 1995 renovation and extensions. The services include luggage carts, restrooms, snack concessions, security and taxi ranks. The berth is only one – East, 1,200 ft.

Vancouver Ballantyne Pier crusie ship terminal

  • Address: Ballantyne Pier, 655 Centenniel Road, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Parking:$15 Canadian daily ($10 US – depends on exchange rate).

Vancouver tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Harbour Center Tower: enjoy beautiful city panorama from the 581 ft roof.
  • Gastown: located at the old Vancouver, nice and quiet place for a coffee.
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden: the perfect equilibrium located at the city center, blended with the four elements, architecture and rock, plants and water.
  • Stanley Park: enjoy the native American Totem Poles and the Vancouver Aquarium in the biggest North America urban park.
  • Vancouver Aquarium: variety of sealife – dolphins, beluga whales, sea turtles and sea lions
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge: located over Capilano river, hundreds of feet tall.
  • Grouse Mountain: enjoy Wildlife Refuge situated on 5 acre with its wolves and bears.

The Vancouver 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 Vancouver, BC Canada.

If you lose the Vancouver 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver, 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.

Day Ships in port
5 May, 2017
Norwegian Jewel(arriving at 08:00)
Ruby Princess(arriving at 07:00)
6 May, 2017
Coral Princess(arriving at 07:00)
Star Princess(arriving at 07:00)
7 May, 2017
ms Noordam(arriving at 07:00)
10 May, 2017
ms Volendam(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 16:00)
Island Princess(arriving at 07:00)
13 May, 2017
Coral Princess(arriving at 07:00)
ms Europa(departing at 20:00)
ms Nieuw Amsterdam(arriving at 07:00)
14 May, 2017
ms Zaandam(departing at 16:00)
ms Amsterdam(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 19:00)
17 May, 2017
ms Volendam(departing at 16:00)
Radiance Of The Seas(arriving at 07:00)
20 May, 2017
ms Nieuw Amsterdam(arriving at 07:00)
Emerald Princess(arriving at 07:00)
21 May, 2017
ms Noordam(arriving at 07:00)
Celebrity Millennium(departing at 17:00)
Oceania Regatta(arriving at 08:00)
22 May, 2017
Disney Wonder(arriving at 08:00)
24 May, 2017
ms Volendam(departing at 16:00)
Seven Seas Mariner(arriving at 07:00)
Island Princess(arriving at 07:00)
25 May, 2017
Silver Shadow(arriving at 08:00)
26 May, 2017
Celebrity Millennium(arriving at 07:00)
27 May, 2017
Coral Princess(arriving at 07:00)
ms Nieuw Amsterdam(arriving at 07:00)
28 May, 2017
ms Zaandam(arriving at 07:00)
29 May, 2017
Disney Wonder(arriving at 08:00)
31 May, 2017
ms Volendam(arriving at 07:00)
Oceania Regatta(arriving at 08:00)
12 May, 2017
ms Europa(arriving at 08:00)