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Prince Rupert

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Overview

Prince Rupert, a city in located on Kaien Island in British Columbia, Canada, is located within a region referred to as Alaska's Inside Passage. As such, this city is featured by various cruise lines on many Inside Passage cruises. Highlights of this port of call are the beautiful scenery and wonderful range of wildlife.


Destinations
Prince Rupert is featured on select Alaska cruise itineraries.


Cruise Lines Departing Here
Prince Rupert is not a cruise departure port.



Currency
The official currency is the Canadian dollar.


Language
Canada has two official languages, English and French. English is the predominant language in British Columbia, where Prince Rupert is located.


Tourist Attractions
Wildlife tours are a popular things to participate while in Prince Rupert. For example, since Prince Rupert has a high number of humpbacked whales there are many whale watching tours available. Other marine wildlife in the area are dolphins and sea lions.

Another popular activity in Prince Rupert is fishing, particularly for salmon. Fishing enthusiasts should have a recent number of fishing excursions to choose from in this area.

The Museum of Northern British Columbia, located on First Avenue West along the waterfront in downtown Prince Rupert, features various displays focusing on the history of the northwest coast of Canada. Admission to the museum costs $5 per adult, while it is $1 for children under 12 and free for children under 5 years of age (all rates are subject to change).



Port Location
Cruise ships dock close to downtown Prince Rupert. Upon getting off of the ship, there are various souvenir shops and cafes within walking distance (about 10 minutes away).
 
Aerial View of Prince Rupert
Aerial View of Prince Rupert
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Museum of Northern British Columbia
Museum of Northern British Columbia
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Downtown Prince Rupert
Downtown Prince Rupert
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Shops in Downtown Prince Rupert
Shops in Downtown Prince Rupert



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