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Gulf Islands National Park ReserveAdd To Favourites

2220 Harbour Rd, Sidney
British Columbia, V8L 2P6

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve safeguards a portion of British Columbia's beautiful southern Gulf Islands. Established in 2003, park lands are dotted throughout numerous islands, islets & reefs. Enjoy wildlife viewing including several Important Bird Areas (IBAs) & some of the best land based whale & marine wildlife watching in Canada! Kayaking, boating, camping, hiking, walking along the beaches or trails, picnicking & geocaching are some of the other popular park activities. Want to learn more? Take in an interpretive program (free & fun) - check the park website for more details.

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve has campgrounds located throughout the southern Gulf Islands including two drive in RV friendly campgrounds & 11 waterfront boat accessible campgrounds three of which can also be reached by hiking trails.


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Months of Operation

Please note:  Park lands open year-round but no services/limited services in off-season. Docks are removed at Sidney Spit and Portland Island from Oct 1-May 14.

Amenities & Facilities *

Pets Allowed (Conditions may apply)
* charges may apply

Policies & Restrictions

Cancellation Policy
Camping cancellations received three days prior to your arrival, will receive a full refund less the reservation & cancellation fees.
Group Policy
Overnight groups of 13 plus people or day use of 16 plus require a "special activity permit" from Parks Canada.
Age Restrictions
Camping permits may not be purchased or held by minors (anyone under the age of 19 in the province of British Columbia.) Minors must be accompanied by an adult to camp in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve.
Clothing Gear Required
Weather can change rapidly be prepared for all conditions.
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