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Kevin D'Costa

Kevin D'CostaGM, Prince Rupert Cruise Port

"Welcome to Prince Rupert! A destination with an unforgettable experience, local heritage, culture, gastronomy & the highly diverse plant, animal, and marine life of the Great Bear Rainforest."


Prince Rupert Cruise Port is located at the heart of the British Columbia, just 40 miles from Alaska, one of the largest cruise markets in the world and ideally placed for cruise itineraries to and from the key homeports in the region, including Seattle and Vancouver.

Prince Rupert Cruise Port welcomed c41,000 cruise passengers in 2022 and looking to grow for the years to come. Prince Rupert Cruise Port works closely with local stakeholders to develop & mindfully curate immersive programs spotlighting local heritage, culture, gastronomy & the highly diverse plant, animal, and marine life of the Great Bear Rainforest, making Prince Rupert a must-visit cruise destination.

With a dedicated cruise pier that is able to handle cruise ships up to 335m, Prince Rupert Cruise Port has the infrastructure to handle large ships and significant passenger volumes.

Global Ports Holding Plc has signed a concession agreement with the Prince Rupert Port Authority for the management of Prince Rupert Cruise Port in November 2022.

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Port Facts

Maximum Ship
Dimensions For Berth

    Length: 335m
    Width: No Restrictions
    Draught: 15m


    Anchorage: Yes
    Ship Tender: Yes
    Tugs: Yes
    Tidal Movement/Range: 7.6m

Quays / Berths

    Total Number of Berths: 1
    Total Berthing Line Length: 325m
    Quays depth: 21m


    City Center: 2m
    Airport: 9.9km
    Shuttle Services: Yes

General Information

    Region: Alaska / Pacific NW
    Terminal: 1
    Turnaround Port: No

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Discover Prince Rupert

The untouched and pristine destination of Prince Rupert is home to unique and rich Indigenous culture & traditions, a vibrant art scene, as well as abundant wildlife. From its parks & trails, its remote grizzly bear sanctuary and scenic community views, Prince Rupert is a unique destination on the North Coast of Canada & often referred to as the “City of Rainbows.” A culturally rich and diverse community with a long history of Coast Ts’msyen habitation, Prince Rupert is the only municipality situated in the Great Bear Rainforest, the largest coastal temperate rainforest in the world.


  • Museum of Northern BC
  • Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary
  • North Pacific Cannery
  • Kwinitsa Railway Museum
  • Exchamsiks River Provincial Park
  • Butze Rapids Park and Trail

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