Vancouver Island Camping

Camping on Vancouver Island is one of the most popular things to do! Often called "Canada's Hawaii" because of our beautiful Summers , stunning Falls, Mild winters, and gorgeous Springs - Vancouver Island camping offers a truly unique + memorable experience... Year round - seriously!

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"Vancouver Island is one of the greatest places in Canada to camp, boasting everything from manicured campgrounds perfect for families to quiet locations nestled in nature. Private and provincial campgrounds provide an affordable way to connect with nature, spending quality time with the important people in your life or simply on your own. The region has hundreds of picturesque campgrounds that make for a great basecamp to share stories, enjoy locally-sourced meals, and create memories that will last a lifetime..." Tourism Vancouver Island
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Vancouver Island is home to some of the most spectacular camping opportunities in all of British Columbia and Canada. Check out and use this interactive map to explore the Island's numerous camping spots you can park your justgo campervan / jeep for the day, for the night, and extended stays... and explore & reserve ahead via BC Parks Discovery & Reservation Service for Vancouver Island. This website allows you to book a campsite, group campground, picnic area or backcountry camping trip knowing your stay is assured while exploring exciting experiences in BC's beautiful provincial parks.



With more than 1000 BC Recreation Sites located right here on Vancouver Island, a rustic camping experience awaits. These campsites are generally located in more remote areas and accessed by gravel forestry roads. These types of recreation campgrounds provide basic facilities; fire-rings, picnic tables and outhouses. Potable water and electricity is generally not provided at these types of camping areas. Here you can discover an interactive mapping tool to assist in identifying and navigating to Recreation Campsites and Trails across Vancouver Island & British Columbia.



There are also many privately owned & run campgrounds throughout Vancouver Island.
Explore your options here: 



Tofino / Long Beach - Green Point Campground is the only campground in the spectacular Long Beach area of the Pacific Rim national park reserve.  People from all over the world have come to experience the beauty and tranquility it has to offer. Green Point Campground is located on a bluff above right above the beach, offering easy access to Long Beach. Reservations are recommended (mid-May through September) & can be made online @ Parks Canada Reservation Service or by calling 1-877-737-3783.

There are a variety of other campgrounds in the Tofino / Ucluelet areas as well - learn more @ Tourism Tofino  & Tourism Ucluelet.