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Georgian Bay Islands National Park

An oTENTik tent on Beausoleil Island
@Parks Canada

New! oTENTik – Stay in comfort and convenience, steps from Georgian Bay!

Reserve your campsite!
1-877-RESERVE (737-3783)

oTENTiks are a unique Parks Canada accommodation providing a relaxing, comfortable and easy way to camp! A cross between an A-frame cabin and a prospector tent, up on a raised wooden floor, these permanent shelters are ready for your arrival! There are five oTENTiks in the Cedar Spring campground on Beausoleil Island, making them a great base to explore the island and have a fun vacation!

Features:

  • A 19 x 24 ft wide tent provides plenty of room for families or groups of up to four
  • Two-queen sized and one double-sized bed with high density foam mattresses for a restful night’s sleep
  • A spacious living area with a table and chairs
  • Located just steps away from the Georgian Bay shoreline

oTENTik Fee:

$140 per night (2 night minimum).
The fee includes return boat transportation from Honey Harbour to Beausoleil Island for 4 oTENTik guests, park entry and parking for a single vehicle on the mainland in Honey Harbour.

Reservations

Reserve by calling 1-877-RESERVE (737-3783) or by visiting Parks Canada Campground Reservation Service. They can be reserved from the Friday of the Victoria Day weekend (in May) until Canadian Thanksgiving Monday (in October).

Access to the island is by boat only.
Boat Transportation for oTENTiks is included for up to 4 guests.
Check-in: Be in Honey Harbour by 1:30 pm to load boat for 2:00 pm departure
Check-out: Be out of oTENTik by 12:00 pm; boat departs at 12:30 pm from Cedar Spring (Beausoleil Island)


Equipment Provided

Mother and son play flashlights in the oTENTik bunking area
oTENTik makes camping fun and comfortable.
© Parks Canada

Inside each tent:

  • Two-queen sized and one double-sized bed with high density foam mattresses for a restful night’s sleep
  • A table and chairs.
  • Fire extinguisher, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Please note: there is no plumbing or running water in the oTENTiks

On each campsite:

  • oTENTik with front deck
  • A camp stove with propane.
  • Fire pit
  • Picnic table

Nearby:

  • Comfort station with showers and flush toilets
  • Water taps
  • Picnic shelter
  • Visitor Centre with souvenirs, drinks and firewood for sale

What to Bring

(This list is not exhaustive)

  • Sleeping bags, blankets and pillows
  • Food and drinks in a cooler
  • Pots, pans, dishware and cooking utensils
  • Slippers or indoor shoes
  • Flashlights
  • Insect repellent
  • Matches or a lighter

A Few Rules

In addition to the national park’s camping regulations, Parks Canada oTENTik users must follow a few additional rules:

  • To prevent wildlife incidents, no food preparation, food or drink storage, eating, drinking, or cooking is allowed inside the tent. Store all food and related items in the bear proof lockers.
  • Smoking is not permitted within the oTENTiks.
  • Pets are not permitted within the oTENTiks.