Welcome

Come enjoy the wonders of the Pacific Northwest

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Wondrous views

Breathtaking natural beauty at your doorstep

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Amazing location

The land, air, and water transportation hub of BC's North
Coast

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Safe Harbour

Natural shelter provided by Digby Island

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Nature's Choice

The deepest ice-free natural harbour in North America

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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.

Cow Bay Marina Covid-19 Use Guidelines

Covid-19 is a serious health threat, and the situation is evolving daily. The following is Cow Bay Marina’s Covid-19 use guidelines, provided clarify and work with any and all municipal, provincial and federal guidelines, orders and recommendations. The Cow Bay Marina guidelines are provided to highlight how we work to reduce the spread of Covid-19 and requires careful care and attention from all users of Cow Bay Marina. Each client and their guests to Cow Bay Marina is personally responsible for reducing all risk factors for the spread of Covid-19, and must at all times act in good faith to follow all orders and guidelines from all governing authorities.

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.