Prince Rupert

Spotlight on Prince Rupert

Welcome to Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert is a coastal city and is one of two ports in the province of British Columbia. It is located on the Northwest coast and is home to approximately 12,000 people.

This beautiful city boasts spectacular views, set against amazing surroundings of mountains and sea. There is lots to do in Prince Rupert, whether your thing is golfing, hiking, fishing, water sports and numerous other outdoor activites. The airport offers daily flights to Vancouver, and is about 8 hours west from Prince George by car.

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Fast Facts

Major Airports

Prince Rupert International Airport (YPR)

Phone Numbers

411 is used for telephone directory assistance, fees are now almost universally charged for calling 411.
911 is used for emergecy services (police, ambulance, or fire department).


Most goods & services for sale in Prince Rupert are subject to a 7% provincial sales tax and a 5% federal goods and services tax.

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Things to See & Do

For the young & young at heart there is no shortage of things to see and do in Prince Rupert.

Shopping in Prince Rupert
  • Rupert Square Shopping Centre
  • The Argosy
  • Mark’s
  • Ocean Business Centre
  • Sea Horse Trading
  • Blue Heron Gallery
  • The Bargain Shop
  • Cow Bay Gift Galley
Things to Do in Prince Rupert
  • Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary
  • North Pacific Cannery Museum
  • Butze Rapids Park and Trail
  • Museum of Northern British Columbia
  • Prince Rupert Adventure Tours
  • Green Island Coastal Charters
  • Sunken Gardens Park
  • Port Interpretive Centre
Restaurants in Prince Rupert
  • Cow Bay Cafe
  • Cowpuccino’s Coffee House
  • Dolly’s Fish Market
  • Opa Sushi
  • Cargo Kitchen and Bar
  • The Fresh Onion
  • Breakers Pub
  • Fukasaku of Prince Rupert
  • Charley’s Lounge
  • Bob’s on the Rocks
  • Pho 88
  • Javadotcup
  • Lee & Ann Restaurant
Prince Rupert Universities & Colleges
  • Northwest Community College
  • Northwest Community College II
  • UNBC Northwest Campus (Terrace) (90 minutes East)