along the Yellowhead Highway to Prince Rupert you will follow a narrow
and winding highway beside the Skeena River. Several rest areas and Provincial
Parks are found along the way.
The pulp mill and fishing community of Port Edward is located 4 km (2.5
miles) off of the Yellowhead Highway on Skeena Drive.
This gateway to the north is a transport hub for highway, air, railway
and ferry. BC Ferries sail between Prince Rupert and Port
Hardy, on Vancouver Island
and to the Queen Charlotte
Islands as well as the Alaska Marine Hwy System with sailings daily
to Alaskan ports. Situated on Kaien Island, a natural deep, ice-free harbour
allowing freighters from around the world to take on cargoes of mineral
ore, coal, grain, lumber and pulp. Boat charters for whale watching, fishing
for salmon, halibut and other ground fish as well as
good accommodation are available here.
Here is where ture North Coast Adventure starts - visit Prince Rupert,
you coastal headquarters for whale watching, sea kayaking, deep sea fishing,
wildlife photography, aboriginal sightseeing and so much more! Call today
for a free Prince Rupert travel guide. 1 800 667-1994
of Northern B.C:
Artifacts that outline the history of the region and a guided archaeological
harbour tour may be enjoyed here. Behind the museum are carving sheds
with some of the region's most talented artists at work. The museum is
located at 1st Avenue and McBride.
Station Railway Museum:
Displaying the history of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, this museum
is located near the downtown waterfront.
This award winning longhouse built with huge cedar beams is adjacent to
Mariners Memorial Park:
Overlooking the harbour, this park is located next to the Chatham Village
Grizzly Bear Sanctuary
is northeast of Prince Rupert with one of the largest known grizzly bear
concentrations in the world. One escorted group per day may visit this
sanctuary logging and hunting are prohibited.
The following BC Adventure members would like to serve you:
Haa-nee-naa Lodge: From a cove on the northern Dundas Island, overlooking the Alaska Panhandle, we have one of BC’s most northerly saltwater salmon fishing lodges. Enjoy un-crowded fishing experiences, along with breathtaking scenery and wildlife. more
Langara Fishing Adventures: Our deluxe resorts are located in the remote Queen Charlotte Islands & Chilcotin, and provide you with the finest fishing, retreat, and adventure destinations available. There’s also whale watching, and wildlife or eco-heli tours of pristine marine environmen... more