Vancouver Cruise Port Terminal Information
Last updated on September 5th, 2018 at 10:09 pm
Port Metro Vancouver is located at 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, which is conveniently located in Vancouver’s city center, near shopping, restaurants and accommodations.
Cruises From Vancouver
Vancouver is serviced by over 20 cruise lines that depart for Alaska, Hawaii, and the Pacific, mostly during April to October.
Some of the cruise lines that depart from the port are:
- Carnival Cruise Lines – The Carnival Legend
- Holland America – Amsterdam, Noordam, Eurodam, Volendam, Westerdam, Zaandam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Oosterdam
- Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Millennium, Celebrity Solstice
- Norwegian Cruise Line – Norwegian Sun, Norwegian Jewel, Norwegian Pearl, Norwegian Bliss (Sept 2018!)
- Princess Cruises – Coral Princess, Island Princess, Emerald Princess, Ruby Princess, Star Princess, Golden Princess
- Royal Caribbean – Radiance of the Seas
- Disney Cruise Line – Disney Wonder
- Oceania Cruises – Oceania Regatta
- Crystal Cruises – Crystal Serenity, Crystal Symphony (new 2018 & 2019!)
- Viking Ocean Cruises – Viking Spirit
Vancouver Cruise Port – Embarking
Embarkation typically begins at 1pm and passengers should allow for 1 hour for examination of travel documents and luggage screening. Luggage handlers, however, start receiving luggage as early as 10:30am.
Short term luggage storage is available.
Wheelchair and Scooter rentals are also available.
Vancouver Cruise Terminal – Disembarking
For those passengers being picked up by a private car, there is a different pickup location than drop off. Enter at the Canada Place ramp and receive instructions from the attendant.
Sightseeing in Vancouver
In addition to booking pre- and post-cruise excursions through your cruise line, West Coast Sightseeing offers daily tours of Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria and North Vancouver as well as hop-on, hop-off city tours. The kiosk is located at the ground transportation desk within the cruise terminal.
Weather in Vancouver
There are four temperate seasons in Vancouver, in which the weather stays fairly constant. Summer is a great time to visit, with much less rain than the rest of the year and plenty of outdoor activities. Cooler temperatures accompany the coming of autumn, and spring is especially pleasant. It is usually mild and a bit wet during winter, but cruises are usually cheaper, with fewer crowds.
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