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Cruising from Port Metro Vancouver

For more than 30 years, the Port Metro Vancouver has been a leading homeport for Alaska cruises. The Port's cruise terminal at Canada Place is conveniently located and only 30 minutes away from the Vancouver International Airport, and is located in the city centre, close to shopping, dining, attractions, and Stanley Park. 

We continue to offer cruise passengers more ships and departures dates to choose from than any other port. In 2013, the Port welcomed 230 ship visits and more than 810,000 revenue passengers.

Canada Place

Port Metro Vancouver's award-winning cruise facility is located in the city centre, at 999 Canada Place near excellent hotels, shopping, dining, entertainment and attractions. Its distinctive white sail design, five-star hotel, and the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre make Canada Place an attractive start and finish to any cruise experience.

  • Berths: 3
  • Lengths: 506 m. (1,660 ft.); 329 m. (1,070 ft.); 274 m. (900 ft.)
  • Depth: 8.4 m. (27.5 ft.) to 10 m. (33 ft.)
  • Gangway Units: 2 automatic tide-sensored gangways at each berth.
  • Baggage Area: 6,000 sq. m. (64,500 sq. ft.)
  • Dock Apron: 9,500 sq. m. (102,700 sq. ft.)
  • Vessel Services: Fresh water at dockside, ship telephone jacks, garbage collection (international and domestic), 24-hr. tug service, 24-hr. security.
  • Passenger Services: Individual baggage carts, food and drink concessions, full wheelchair access, full customs service, car and bus parking and taxi.

Driving Directions

  • Canada Place - from US/Canada border

  • Canada Place - from Vancouver International Airport

Public Transportation Directions

  • Canada Place - from Vancouver International Airport

For detailed transit schedules, visit For wheelchair and/or heavy luggage needs, please access terminals by private vehicle, taxi or pre-arranged shuttle.

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