Less set-up time, more quality time

The perfect mix of tent and A-frame cabin comes together in our oTENTik with its raised floors, cosy beds and furniture; great for campers who want a little extra comfort in the wild. It's the perfect way for families and friends of all ages to discover the joys of camping without all the muss and fuss. There are more than 400 oTENTik units at 30 locations across Canada!

What's included?

A detailed list of features is available when you make a reservation or on the website of your destination.

Standard amenities

  • Sleeps 5 to 6 people: 3 to 5 mattresses (single/double)
  • Indoor table and bench/chairs
  • Lighting (electric, solar or battery powered lamp)
  • Parking (1 or 2 vehicles)

Your site may also include

  • USB port (electric or solar)
  • Heating in most units (wood stove, propane or electric)
  • Deck and outdoor furniture
  • Cook shelter
  • Barbecue or camping stove
  • Fire pit
How much does it cost?

Prices may vary depending on the time of the year, the level of service and the location. Reserve online or go to the fees page of your destination to find pricing information.

What should you bring?

This list is not exhaustive! Look at our camping checklist or download the Parks Canada App where you can edit and save your own packing checklist.

  • Bedding and pillow
  • Flashlight, lantern or headlamp
  • Personal gear: clothing, accessories, toiletries and slippers or indoor shoes
  • Personal safety items: whistle, first aid kit, sunscreen and bug repellant
  • Cooking equipment—ask what's included when you make a reservation
  • Food and drinks, reusable water bottles, etc.
  • Entertainment items (i.e. binoculars, books, cards or sporting equipment, etc.)
  • Other (matches or lighter, rope, etc.)

oTENTik locations

British Columbia
Prince Edward Island
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Newfoundland and Labrador
Things to keep in mind


  • Cooking may only be done in cook shelters or outside.
  • All food should be stored inside vehicles or in wildlife-proof lockers


  • Be aware of any restrictions your location may have.
  • Buy and burn local firewood, not deadfall or surrounding trees.


  • Respect nature: leave nothing but footprints and take nothing but pictures.
  • Please be respectful and maintain reasonable noise levels.
  • Please leave your accommodation and site as tidy as, or tidier than, you found it.


  • We recommend that small children only sleep on lower bunks.
  • Some locations allow pets in select units.
  • Smoking is not permitted inside units.
  • Check with your location or in the Parks Canada Reservation Service for complete details and guidelines.

National Reservation Service

1-877-RESERVE (737-3783)

Outside of North America: 519-826-5391

Contact the site

Some accommodations must be reserved by contacting the location directly.

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