Prince Rupert is a coastal city of about 12,000 people in Northwest British Columbia. It’s one of two port cities in British Columbia.
Prince Rupert, BC, incorporated as a city in 1910, population 12 508 (2011c), 12 815 (2006c). The City of Prince Rupert is situated on Kaien Island, at the mouth of the SKEENA RIVER in the COAST MOUNTAIN Range of British Columbia, 724 km west of PRINCE GEORGE.
Set against a spectacular backdrop of mountains and sea, Prince Rupert is a great place to golf, fish, hike, and enjoy water sports. Prince Rupert has daily direct flights to Vancouver. By car, we are 8 hours west from Prince George.