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Just 45 minutes by ferry from Caribou, Nova Scotia lies one of the East Coast's most spectacular hidden gems. Pictou Island has always been here.

Now we have a room for you!

Pictou Island Wooden Tents - camping simplified.

 
Our first tents are being built on the mainland and will travel by barge to the island in May 2016.

Our first tents are being built on the mainland and will travel by barge to the island in May 2016.

The Tents

Our wooden tents are eight feet square and eight feet high. Inside each tent are two 30" x 80" mattresses and a small table.

Guests are encouraged to bring a sleeping bag and pillow but bedding is available for $10 per person per night.

The Essentials

Each campsite has its own mini picnic table, two chairs, a solar light, and when you check in you will receive a basket that includes:

  • Two plates, bowls, small plates, knives, forks, and spoons
  • Two glasses, 2 mugs, and one paring knife
  • A wash basin, wash cloth, and a dish towel
  • A "Bodum" coffee pot

The shared amenities

The cookhouse is an open sided pavillion with counter space, a gravity fed sink, cleaning supplies, two barbeques, and cooking utensils including:

  • Pots and pans, mixing bowls, can opener, strainer
  • Large spoons, flippers, and barbecue tools
  • Carving knives, potato peeler