• Come enjoy the wonders of the Pacific Northwest
  • Natural shelter provided by Digby Island
  • The deepest ice-free natural harbour in North America
  • Breathtaking natural beauty at your doorstep
  •  The land, air, and water transportation hub of BC's North Coast

Welcome To Our Marina

Cow Bay Marina is located right in the heart of Prince Rupert's tourist area with great stores and restaurants that are within walking distance. With the capacity to berth 51 vessels, including larger yachts, the marina is an ideal re-supply stop for boats travelling to and from Haida Gwaii and Alaska.

Located at the Atlin Terminal in Cow Bay, the new marina offers slips for vessels that are up to 100 feet, with a capacity to moor larger vessels on the dock's breakwater. The breakwater is covered by a walkway and is accessible to Prince Rupert residents, who now have a dedicated space to stroll the harbour.

Visiting yachters will have access to a plethora of shops and services all located within a five block radius. Boutique shopping includes gift stores, art galleries and artisan shops. Marine re-fitters and supply stores are within easy walking distance. People can re-provision easily, with access to several grocery stores and a liquor store. Great restaurants offer a variety of international cuisine. There is a pub and microbrewery all within walking distance.


Historic Cow Bay

This area, a railway right of way, was known originally as Cameron Cove and in 1908 was renamed when a swiss man John Nehring unloaded a herd of cows for his dairy from a barge.

Smile's Cafe was established in 1922 as an ice cream and hot dog stand and was named in 1936 after its owner Dolly Nelson who was well known for her wonderful smiles. The Breakers Pub building was erected in 1940 by the Prince Rupert Fishermen's Co-Op Association as a chandlers shop and supply store. In 1985 it was converted to the popular waterfront pub. The Prince Rupert Port Authority converted the old Atlin fish processing plant to a market and dock with a cruise ship facility added in 2004.