Welcome to Prince Rupert

Here you will find all of the necessary information to make the best of your time in Whistler. From arrival and departure information, daily tour pick up times, and general information about the city.

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About Prince Rupert, British Columbia

general city info

Arrival Information:

If you arrive to Prince Rupert by ferry, we recommend taking a taxi to your hotel from right outside the ferry terminal. If you need to call a taxi: Papa Taxi Van & Charters Phone: 250-622-7272

If you arrive to Prince Rupert by train, we recommend taking a taxi to your hotel from right outside the station. If you need to call a taxi: Papa Taxi Van & Charters Phone: 250-622-7272

Departure Information:

If you are departing from Prince Rupert by ferry we recommend ordering a taxi to go to the ferry terminal. Your hotel’s front desk staff will be happy to arrange it for you.

If you are departing from Prince Rupert by train we recommend ordering a taxi to go to the station. Your hotel’s front desk staff will be happy to arrange it for you.

Restaurant Recommendations:

Prince Rupert is a small town with a busy train and ship scheduled and there are some good restaurants where to enjoy a fine meal. Here are some suggestions:

Cowbay Cafe ~ Small, quirky cafe on the pier which is a good place to grab a coffee in the morning,as well as an Italian restaurant with a good wine list at night. Call ahead for lunch and dinner reservations. Bring a jacket if you want to sit out on the deck.
Address: 205 Cowbay Road

Waterfront Restaurant at Crest Hotel ~ Fine dining restaurant located at the Crest Hotel with a wide variety of menu options and a great view. Call ahead for reservations and a table with a good view.
Address: 222 1 Avenue West

Rodhos Pizza – Seafood & Steakhouse ~ Greek, Italian & Indian fusion restaurant with the best pizza in town. Good option if you’re looking for takeout or delivery after 4 pm.
Address ~ 716 2 Avenue West

Fukasaku of Prince Rupert ~ Fresh, locally caught seafood and sushi restaurant. The harbour-side of a street facing gift shop. Closes between lunch and dinner services.
Address: 215 Cow Bay Road

Sightseeing Recommendations:

Prince Rupert offers many outdoor activities that will immerse you in some of the most beautiful wilderness settings in the world to observe sea and land wildlife first hand. Here is a short list of things to do while in Prince Rupert:

Whale Watching – In what it is one of the most reliable locations to see Whales in North America, you might get to see grey whales, humpback whales, orcas and porpoises.

Grizzly Viewing in the Khutzeymateen – The remote and pristine environment of Khutzeymateen is densely populated by grizzly bears who find here stunning feeding waters. Sea Lions, harbour seals, eagles, blue herons also inhabit this area.