Hipcamp host Jody L.,
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A beautiful location situated 20 minutes from the Swartz Bay Ferry terminal and downtown Victoria. Access to great hiking just out your door at Elk Lake Regional Park(a 5 min walk to the beach for a swim, paddle, or fish at the nearby fishing dock) and Bear Hill Regional Park(20 min hike through fir and arbutus trees with beautiful views of the peninsula from the top). 10 mi

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A beautiful location situated 20 minutes from the Swartz Bay Ferry terminal and downtown Victoria. Access to great hiking just out your door at Elk Lake Regional Park(a 5 min walk to the beach for a swim, paddle, or fish at the nearby fishing dock) and Bear Hill Regional Park(20 min hike through fir and arbutus trees with beautiful views of the peninsula from the top). 10 minutes to Butchart gardens, with Butterfly Garden on the way. 

There are many wonderful farms and stands, wineries, coffee shops, and restaurants close by. Your site is a semi-private flat gravel area surrounded by fir trees. Easy access and plenty of turn around room.  Propane fires only please! We have one available to add on if you'd like! No garbage facilities available, please pack yours out. Electric hook up can be made available as an add on. Water for drinking only, we are on a well so can't fill large RV tanks. 

Unfortunately we are not able to accommodate tenters as there are no bathroom facilities on site.

RV only area
Vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Pets allowed
No campfires
No toilet
Amenities
Potable water available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Remove your rubbish
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical connection
No water connection
No sewage dump point
No TV hookup
Back-in site
Max length 24ft
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Have a question? Send Jody a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Goods

Propane Fire Pit/propane tank

We can provide a propane fire pit an propane tank.

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Activities

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Boating

We are right around the corner from Elk Lake boat launch.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Surrounded by Nature! in British Columbia.

Beach

There is a nice beach a 5 minute walk down a quiet road at Elk Lake.

Driveway

Stay left once you have entered our driveway and you can pull directly into your site on the left before the garden!

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Hipcamper Jade

Cute spot and great location!

Jade M.
recommends this listing.
October 7th, 2021

Lovely little site with a beautiful set up! The perfect distance between Victoria and the ferry! So glad we found this place (:

Hipcamper Leanne
Leanne V.
recommends this listing.
October 6th, 2021

It was a great place to stay ! Nice and quiet ! It came with a little sitting area with two chairs and a table provided. I would highly recommend it !

Hipcamper Christina
Christina D.
recommends this listing.
September 17th, 2021

Super nice hosts. Thanks so much!

Hipcamper Laura
Laura B.
recommends this listing.
September 10th, 2021

Jody and Matt were awesome hosts. Very helpful and friendly, with lots of tips for local trails and paddles. The spot is super convenient (between the ferry and Victoria). It’s just a bit pricey compared to other Hipcamp stays we’ve had. But we figure that’s to be expected so close to an urban area.

Hipcamper Clayton

Great stay!!!

Clayton C.
recommends this listing.
August 31st, 2021

What a fantastic place to stay!!!! There was a nice area to setup our propane fire pit. Great access to Elk/Beaver Lake. We had a 20ft trailer and it fit nicely. Jody was away but her father in law was there to lend a hand with leveling and power.

Riding down Bear Hill Rd (in the park) along Elk Lake towards Beaver LakeNice spot to set up fire pit!!
Hipcamper Tom

Close to victoria, nature experienc

Tom B.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2021

Great place ! 20 min to DT Victoria ! There is beach access within 2min of bike/car and access to public toilets at the lake if needed while camping. We recommend!

Hipcamper Stephen

Beautiful and convenient.

Stephen C.
recommends this listing.
July 20th, 2021

Surrounded by nature is right.
The space was clean and comfortable and convenient to many amenities.
We even bought fresh farm eggs.

Hipcamper Victor
Victor W.
recommends this listing.
June 11th, 2021

Very friendly hosts, song-full birds everywhere, minimal insects, mature forest setting and a large public park just meters away — a sanctuary.

Hipcamper Charlie

Our best stay on the island!

Charlie H.
recommends this listing.
April 6th, 2021

Jodi went above and beyond to make us feel at home. Tucked away in the forest, our beautiful campsite was carefully arranged, with flowers, a table & chairs plus a fire pit and skewers to cook with. We plugged into power, filled up on water and soaked up the peaceful atmosphere, as well as enjoyed the stunning hikes around the lake. We loved it so much that we extended our stay and didn’t leave until we really, really had to :) Even though it is a family property, we never felt like we were sharing with anyone. Come at your own risk, because you might not want to leave!

Property
Surrounded by Nature!
State
British Columbia
Country
Canada
CA$40/night
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