Enjoy a comfortable and unique overnight experience! Kejimkujik offers four types of roofed accommodations:  oTENTik, Ôasis, rustic cabins, and a yurt.

Partial fire ban in effect

A partial fire ban will be in effect throughout Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site (front and backcountry) beginning Thursday, May 16, until further notice.

⛔ No fires are permitted between 10 am and 7 pm. This also applies to charcoal BBQs (including the public ones at Merrymakedge Beach).

This fire ban includes ALL open fires, EXCEPT the following are allowed:

👍 portable gas-powered fire pits*
👍 gas-powered stoves and barbeques designed for cooking*
👍 gas-powered lanterns (enclosed flame)*
👍 fires in the woodstoves provided in the picnic shelters*

*provided they are under direct supervision and CSA-approved

All roofed accommodations include some equipment and access to some facilities and services. Additional camping equipment is available for rent at Whynot Adventure, The Keji Outfitters.

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Dates

Roofed accommodations are available from Victoria Day weekend (mid-May) to the end of October. Camping is not permitted from November to April.

Reservations

Parks Canada Reservation Service: 1-877-RESERVE (737-3783) | Outside of North America: 519-826-5391

Cost: See prices

How to make a camping reservation

oTENTik

On the shores of Kejimkujik Lake, our oTENTik tents provide you with the comfort and convenience of a family cottage. The Parks Canada oTENTik is a spacious blend of tent and rustic cabin equipped with beds and furniture on a raised floor.

A oTENTik tent made of canvas and wood, shown in a clearing surrounded by trees on a sunny day.
oTENTik on the shores of Kejimkujik Lake   
Four people playing cards at a table inside the oTENTik, with beds shown in the background.
Inside an oTENTik

Accessible facilities

Three accessible oTENTik are available: #335, #401, #402. More information

Pets

Three pet-friendly oTENTik are available: #327, #332, 408.

What’s included

Inside the oTENTik

  • Sleeping area for up to 4 adults, or 2 adults with their dependent children
  • Beds with mattresses
  • Table and four chairs
  • Bench
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • oTENTik tents at Jim Charles Point have a propane heater
  • Visitors are still encouraged to bring warm clothing and sleeping bags during the shoulder season
  • Please note: there is no plumbing, running water, or electricity in the oTENTik

Outside

  • Picnic table
  • Outdoor firebox
  • Deck chairs

Nearby

  • Common service building (washrooms, showers, running water, and dishwashing sinks)
  • A parking space
  • Common picnic and cooking shelter 

Ôasis

Make it a memorable family experience or couple’s getaway in a tear drop-shaped ‘duplex’, with a convertible table/bed on the main level and suspended hammock loft above. Kejimkujik's five Ôasis units are located at Jim Charles Point. Each unit can accommodate two adults and up to two children. The maximum weight capacity for the hammock loft is 160 kg.

Three teardrop shaped Oasis units elevated by stilts among trees in the forest.
Ôasis at Jim Charles Point
A couple setting up sleeping bags inside the Oasis.
Inside the Ôasis

Facilities not accessible

The Ôasis are not accessible for wheelchair users. 

Pets

No pets Pets are not allowed in the Ôasis.

What’s included

Inside the Ôasis

  • Convertible bed with a mattress
  • The bed transforms into a table and benches in the daytime
  • A hammock loft where two children or one adult and one child can sleep (combined weight not to exceed 160 kg)
  • Wooden ladder to climb to the hammock loft
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector
  • Electric lighting (small clip lamps)
  • Battery-operated lantern
  • Outlet for charging small devices
  • Electric heater
  • Visitors are still encouraged to bring warm clothing and sleeping bags during the shoulder season

Outside

  • Picnic table
  • Outdoor firebox

Nearby (within 50 m)

  • Food storage locker compartment measuring 20 cubic feet
  • Pit privy

Nearby (within 200 m)

  • Common service building (washrooms, showers, running water, and dishwashing sinks)
  • Common picnic and cooking shelter
  • Assigned parking space for one vehicle
  • Dock carts for transporting equipment to and from Ôasis

Rustic cabins

Situated in various locations from the banks of Kejimkujik Lake to the bank of the Mersey River, these rustic cabins offer a hassle-free camping experience with a bit more privacy than the campground. Built in partnership with the Nova Scotia Community College Heritage Carpentry program in the style of local trapper cabins of the early 20th century, these cabins are a unique option for your overnight stay!

A rustic cabin made of wood shown in a clearing surrounded by trees.
Rustic cabin 
Two sets of wooden bunk beds and a wood stove inside a rustic cabin.
Inside a rustic cabin

Facilities not accessible

The rustic cabins are not accessible for wheelchair users.

Pets

One rustic cabin at Jim Charles Point (C5) and one at Jake’s Landing are pet-friendly.

What’s included

Inside the cabin

  • Bunk beds
  • The rustic cabins at Jim Charles Point have mattresses - all other cabins do not have mattresses
  • Woodstove
  • Visitors are still encouraged to bring warm clothing and sleeping bags during the shoulder season
  • Please note: there is no plumbing, running water, or electricity

Outside

  • Outdoor firebox
  • Picnic table
  • Deck chairs at Jim Charles Point

Yurt

Situated on the Mersey River, just upstream from Jake's Landing, our Little Foot Yurt is a modernized version of a traditional circular dwelling. It is the perfect front-country retreat for a couple or a small family! 

A wood and canvas yurt surrounded by trees on the shore next to a river.
Yurt on the Mersey River
A man starting a fire inside the woodstove in the centre of the wood and canvas yurt.
Inside the Yurt

Facilities not accessible

The yurt is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Pets

The yurt is pet-friendly.

What’s included

Inside the yurt

  • Bunk bed (no mattresses)
  • Futon with a mattress
  • Table and chairs
  • Woodstove

Outside

  • Outdoor firebox
  • Picnic table
  • Parking space for one vehicle

Nearby

  • Pit privy

Accessible accommodations

Three accessible oTENTik are available: #335, #401, #402. More information

 

Locations

The Ôasis, the newly redesigned oTENTik village, and the rustic cabins are located at Jim Charles Point.

The yurt and a rustic cabin are located at Jake's Landing.

Map of campsites and roofed accommodations

Map showing the location of roofed accommodations at Jeremy's Bay campground.

This map shows the location of campsites and roofed accommodations in the three loops of Jeremy's Bay Campground (Meadow Loop, Slapfoot Loop, and Jim Charles Loop), Jim Charles Point, and Jake's Landing.

Be prepared

You are responsible for your own safety. Be prepared for changing weather conditions, be aware of hazards, and have adequate information and equipment to ensure a safe visit.

What to bring

Equipment and supplies:

  • Sleeping bags, blankets, and pillows
  • Container for water (campground water is potable)
  • Camp stove for outdoor cooking
  • Cooking gear, eating utensils, dishes, and a cooler
  • Slippers or indoor shoes - the first rule of keeping a clean accommodation is to remove outdoor footwear
  • Lantern or flashlight 

Equipment rentals

Equipment rentals are available online from Whynot Adventure, the Keji Outfitters. Reservations must be made online in advance. Pick up your rental at Jake’s Landing.

More information

A few rules

Rules that apply to the other campground sites also apply at the Parks Canada roofed accommodations. Please review general campground information.

Check in

  • Check in time is 3 pm
  • Visitors must check in at the Visitor Center or the campground kiosk

Rules and regulations

  • Smoking is NOT permitted in the roofed accommodations.
  • Pets are allowed in select units.
  • For safety reasons, cooking is NOT allowed inside roofed accommodations. A nearby picnic shelter is available for that purpose.
  • Please remove outdoor footwear when entering the roofed accommodations.
  • No open flames in the roofed accommodations.
  • In an effort to control the spread of invasive species, bringing in firewood from outside the park is prohibited. Firewood is available for purchase at the campground kiosk and at the Visitor Centre.
  • The roofed accommodation must be cleaned prior to departure.

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