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Prince Rupert, BC

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Prince Rupert, BC Guide


Prince Rupert is a little port city on the coast of Kaien Island, northwest of British Columbia in Canada. Prince Rupert has a population of around thirteen thousand people, half of which are native to Canada. Prince Rupert is known to have the most rain in Canada, with at least two thousand millimeters of precipitation each year, and therefore, as a result, has a beautiful environment for tourists to explore. Making an advanced car rentals booking will give tourists the freedom to explore and travel around at their own leisurely pace.

Explore Prince Rupert

There are a number of popular attractions in and around Prince Rupert. Not to be missed is the museum of Northern British Columbia.

For fishing enthusiasts are organised ocean fishing tours, as Prince Rupert is a renowned fishing hotspot. Whale watching and sailing can also be booked here. Seaplane and heli tours are fairly expensive but worth the money for the experience. The views over the forests and lakes are magnificent.

Bear watching and other wildlife tours can be experienced here and are another great thing to do whilst visiting the island. Aboriginal and heritage sites are a popular tourist attraction for history buffs, as well as the city's many art galleries.


Prince Rupert Airport is on Digby Island, just a brief ride on a ferry from Prince Ruperts' city center. It is a small airport that only has service to Vancouver two hours by propeller plane away. Two flights are available each day by Air Canada and Hawkair. The shuttle bus and ferry service to and from Prince Rupert city is free. The travel time from Prince Rupert to the Vancouver National Airport by bus or ferry is four hours. Car hire is available at the airport.

Tourists can rent a car and take an eight-hour drive down Highway 16 west from Prince George. However, it is best not to take this trip in the winter months unless you are familiar with the treacherous conditions. Greyhound offers bus service daily between Prince Rupert and Prince George. If you prefer to travel by foot, most of Prince Rupert is accessible this way. Car hire is the most efficient way to see the country and with high competition you will find car hire for a low affordable price.


Practical information

  • Currency
    Canadian dollar
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    50 - 100 km/h
  • Language
    English, French

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What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

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