Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts

Please visit the roofed accommodations during COVID-19 page for important information related to your trip, vessel transportation, and check-in and check-out times.

Georgian Bay Islands National Park is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the water system in the Cedar Spring Campground. A boil water advisory is in effect until further notice. Use of washroom facilities (including flush toilets, showers and sinks) is still available, but water will be unfiltered. Visitors should come prepared with their own potable water or equipment to boil water. Visit this page regularly for updates.

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!


  • 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
A mother and daughter sit at a table in an oTENTik.
oTENTik makes camping fun and comfortable.

oTENTik Fee:

Visit our fees page for pricing.

The fee includes return boat transportation from Honey Harbour to Beausoleil Island and parking for a single vehicle on the mainland in Honey Harbour.


Reserve by calling 1-877-RESERVE (737-3783) or by visiting the 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 and pre-arranged for each reservation, for up to 4 guests. 

Equipment Provided

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
  • 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.