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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a family trip during the Labour Day weekend and rented 2 sites side by side. We had a lot of fun and enjoyed it greatly. Lots for the kids to do and 5 minute walk to the amazing beach was a bonus. Lots of families here, clean facilities and we were more or less left alone as...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The campground itself is ok - the entire grounds is really well treed and sheltered from the wind. However the sites vary greatly in terms of privacy and shrubbery. The showers were $1 for 2 minutes of time so it was a lot of in/out to toss more money in. The staff at the front were not friendly or helpful....

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I knew what I was getting into when going here, but I reckon it's not for me. Unless you're a family kids thing or in a party gang vibe, don't bother. They actually had a frigging bulldozer working on new sites that started at 7:30 in the morning?!? It's loud, sort of trashy and really crowded. It reminded me of...

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Cobble Hill, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My Wife and I have just returned from a wonderful trip to Hornby Island. We stayed at the Tribune Bay campsite over the weekend Aug 19-22. I have stayed at this campsite many times over the years dating far back as 1972 or 73? Like someone posted previous, this is not a Provincial campsite. The vegetation is sparse between sites...

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1Thank Jimbo J
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is one of the most charming campgrounds my Family and I have had the opportunity to frequent over the last 16 years. The campground co-ordinator Linda and her team are highly efficient, very friendly and helpful and go out of their way to make sure your stay is going to be a positive experience worth remembering, I highly recommend...

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3Thank Christopher M
Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had three families for a two day stay in early August. The walk to the wonderful beach with tide pools and rocks to explore and endless warm sand and a child friendly beach is five minutes. The adults will appreciate the serious attention to keeping things clean, and recycling, which is so important on an island. Also saving precious...

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2Thank qualicumgirl
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Positives: -it's walking distance to Tribune Bay Provincial Park, which is easily one of BC's best beaches -walking distance to groceries, liquor store and cafes -the washrooms aren't nearly as dirty as the other reviewers might indicate. I saw the gentleman scrub them well at least daily. Negatives: -roads and sites are either muddy or dusty -sites aren't flat, tough...

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1Thank Frankie_Hummus
Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I had read a few reviews that had me wary of my stay here, but in reality it's exactly what we wanted and that's a good thing. It's a campsite people. On Hornby Island. Right near Tribune Bay and the Hornby Island Co-op store and food vendors. Yes, there are outhouses (which were well-maintained) and pay showers (also nicely maintained...

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2Thank Vinifico
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I love this campsite. Everything is close so the family can move about easily. There is a grocery store and small shopping area a 5 minute walk from the campsite accessible by a gate. Tip: Buy something at the coffee shop and there is Wi-Fi. The washrooms (outhouse) were clean (bring a headlamp at night). The showers were adequate and...

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1Thank Ashly N
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I booked to stay here before I read any of the reviews and after telling friends, most did not have good things to say about this place. Mainly it was described as a total party campground that was super cramped. So I moved my June 30th booking to June 10th to avoid the crowds and asked for a quiet spot...

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Address: Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Comox Valley > Hornby Island
Number of rooms: 116
Also Known As:
Tribune Bay Campsite Hotel Hornby Island
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“Campsites 79, 80 and 81 are good sized and have better vegetation buffer.”
 of 5 bubbles JimboJ833, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This is a very Rustic and Charming Campground”
 of 5 bubbles G9299UUchristopherm, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in spots 40 & 42 and really liked the location.”
 of 5 bubbles Vinifico, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“just don't go here”
 of 5 bubbles 48clarem, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Take a good look at the map. Note positions of outhouses and water for both avoidance and convenience.”
 of 5 bubbles 510chris, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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