Travel to Northern BC to experience once in a lifetime adventures. Enjoy spectacular snow-capped mountains, enormous glaciers, lakes, forests, and pristine coastlines. Soak up Indigenous culture and history, search for the rare Kermode bear (spirit bear), and take some time to relax and soak in the surrounding wilderness.
For a truly unforgettable Northern experience, sail to the remote island of Haida Gwaii, Canada's Galapagos, to immerse yourself in ancient culture and embark on world-class outdoor adventures—from whale watching, to fishing, surfing, kayaking and hiking.
Top things to do
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Discover local history
Learn about the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest at the Museum of Northern British Columbia in Prince Rupert. Founded in 1924, the museum is home to thousands of artifacts, maps and photos from the past.
Relax in the port of Prince Rupert—located on Kaien Island—equipped with all the amenities you need, and the perfect place to unwind before or after your ferry journey. During your visit, make sure you take a life-changing wildlife adventure to see resident orcas, humpbacks and grizzly bears.
Take a scenic adventure along Highway 16 from Prince Rupert to visit Price George, known as the Northern Capital of BC. With over 100 city parks and almost 100 km of trails, there’s lots of fun to have in the great outdoors.