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Parks Canada oTENTik

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Experience camping like never before in the heart of the Mingan Islands!

A cross between a tent and a rustic cabin, Parks Canada oTENTik tents offer a unique camping experience that blends the comfort of home with a taste of outdoor adventure. Each tent can accommodate up to 6 people and is furnished, heated, lit, and installed on a raised wooden floor next to a small deck. It’s the perfect way for families, friends, and couples of all ages to discover the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve’s enchanting setting while camping - no muss, no fuss.

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General information

  • 6 oTENTik tents available on île Quarry
  • Check-in time: 2 p.m.
  • Check-out time: 11 a.m.
  • Maximum length of stay: 6 nights.
oTENTik Interior
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Equipment and facilities

To facilitate your stay and allow you to experience nature and the great outdoors in total comfort, each Parks Canada oTENTik tent is equipped with the following:

Inside the tent:

  • 1 table, 4 chairs, and 1 bench
  • 1 double bed with mattress and 4 single beds with mattresses
  • 1 storage unit
  • Lighting
  • Propane heating
  • Fire extinguisher, smoke detector, and carbon monoxide detector
  • Broom, dustpan, and mop with scrubbing strip and cleaning solution
  • Dishpans
  • Kettle
  • LED puck light

Outside the tent:

  • Propane barbecue with side burner (propane included)
  • Barbecue tools and brush
  • Storage unit
  • Camping chair
  • Cooking fireplace
  • Picnic table 

Nearby:

  • Dry toilet
  • Wood shelter
  • Fire pit
  • Pleasure craft moorings
  • Picnic shelter/emergency shelter

Special Offer:

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve is pleased to provide its oTENTik kit comprising all the additional equipment required for an enjoyable camping stay. Kits are available at the Havre-Saint-Pierre Reception and Interpretation Centre. If you are not planning on using the kit, consult this list of equipment to bring with you:

oTENTik kit
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  • Cookware set and non-stick frying pan
  • Dinnerware set, flatware set, and glasses
  • Cutting mat, kitchen knife, mixing bowl, strainer, serving spoon, spatula, tongs, peeler, can opener, and corkscrew
  • Percolator
  • Tablecloth, dishtowels, scrub sponge, silicone and cotton trivet, dishcloth, and dishwashing detergent
  • Lighter
  • Radiant toaster

Equipment to bring

In addition to your food, drinks, and personal effects, plan to bring the following equipment:

  • Sleeping bags, blankets, and pillows
  • Cooler
  • Matches or lighter
  • Drinking water (no drinking water available on the island

For your convenience and enjoyment, don’t forget:

  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Water bottle
  • Warm clothing
  • Rugged footwear
  • Insect repellent and sunscreen
  • Flashlight
  • Map and guidebook (sold at the Reception and Interpretation Centre)

Activities nearby

During your stay, choose from the many activities available in the Mingan Archipelago, such as:

  • Hiking
  • Activities with a heritage presenter
  • Flora and fauna viewing
  • Boat excursions
  • And much more!

Rates and reservation

Fee: $120 per night (taxes included)
Park entry fee, maritime transport service, fire permit, and reservation fee extra.

All reservations for campsites and oTENTik tents can be done online at: reservation.pc.gc.ca or by phone: 1-877-737-3783.

Important : Individuals who do not own a boat will have to pay transportation fees to access the islands with private boat operators. See the list of Maritime Transport Services.

Information

For more information, contact us:

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve
1010, Promenade des Anciens
Havre-Saint-Pierre, (Quebec)
Reception and Interpretation Centres: 418-538-3285 or 418-949-2126
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Teletypewriter (TTY): 1-866-787-6221
Fax: 418-538-3595 
Email : information@pc.gc.ca