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Charming Chance Harbour

· Chance Harbour, Saint John, New Brunswick
2 acres hosted by Rachel J.
3 RV sites
Best in New Brunswick: Finalist
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
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Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
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Primitive camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
Crow Island rd. Is located on a peninsula in the bay of Fundy. There are many beaches, waterfalls and hiking paths in the area. There is an old graveyard on the peninsula directly across from the site & there is an unknown British soldier who washed ashore during the civil war & some of the locals buried him there. The tide pool is located at the tip of this peninsula. At the end of crow island rd. Is a lovely beach and crow island can be accessed by crossing the breakwater. There is a footpath all around the island. The Belding reef nature preserve is a short walk down Chance Harbour rd. Step over the chain gate at the end of the road and the trail head is on the left at the top of the hill. Just behind the church there is a short path to a beautiful Sandy beach that faces the wharf. At the end of Cranberry Head lane there is a Nordic spa, another gorgeous beach and a couple of waterfalls coming down the mountain. Learn more about this land: Bring your van or RV and enjoy the wonderful ocean views! This site has a bbq and 2 bistro sets. There is a deck on the hillside which overlooks the water. The water in the bay is much calmer which makes it ideal for water sports. The area is a haven for birdwatchers, nature lovers, and foragers. There is a tide pool for swimming at the edge of the property on the ocean side. Basically in front of the big rock. Please be mindful of the currents. There are also many deer, foxes, raccoons & porcupines on the peninsula so pets must be leashed. This also means there are ticks & fleas as well.  We also have a pull-through site across the street that has no amenities other than a table. This site is reserved for trailers 35 feet and larger or for people with boats to put in. Belding Reef Nature preserve is a hiking trail just around the corner. Kayaks and small boats can be put in at the lot across from the site. We are 20 minutes from Saint John & 20 minutes from New River Beach. We look forward to hosting you!
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17 ratings · 15 reviews
Jim L.recommends
August 29, 2023
Charming Chance Harbour Hillside
What an amazing spot! Loved it so much, I stayed an extra night. Beautiful setting, with the additional benefit of a purple beach.
Cori A.recommends
August 25, 2023
Charming Chance Harbour Hillside
Definitely charming!
This is definitely a charming spot! Lots of good places to walk and explore. A seal popped up from the water near the island! Had a nice fire one night in the chiminea, and breakfast outdoors in the morning sunshine.
Dominic H.recommends
July 31, 2023
Charming Chance Harbour Hillside
Very quiet en cozy. Loved the upper deck for romantic dinner!
Heather C.recommends
July 23, 2023
Charming Chance Harbour Hillside
Great spot!
Beautiful little spot. We had rainy weather but still made the most of exploring the trails and little island! It was very quiet and peaceful. The locals are super friendly and happy to tell you where to catch the best views. We have 2 small dogs and so can appreciate being able to frequent the beaches and public areas without having to worry about pets. We are looking forward to going back again.
Bruce T.recommends
July 12, 2023
Charming Chance Harbour Hillside
New Brunswick visit
We liked the beautiful view of Chance Harbour from our campsite as well as the quite and serene setting. The convenience of being near Saint John. The wildlife we saw on our two hikes to Crow Island and Beldings Reef Trail.
Isabelle M.recommends
July 11, 2023
Charming Chance Harbour Hillside
Un bel endroit paisible, avec vue sur l’eau. Le propriétaire a vraiment bien aménagé la place, nous avions foyer, chaises…. Et les petites lumières rendaient le tout charmant.
Chance Harbour, Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaTraditional, ancestral territory of Passamaquoddy, Wabanaki (Dawnland Confederacy), and Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Rachel J.Joined in May 2021
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 3 hours
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