October 01, 2021
The best remote camping spots are those found on Forest Service Roads, and Vancouver Island has an abundance of hidden gems just waiting to be explored. Here are a few of our favorite fall camping spots:
Situated between Port Alberni and Bamfield, this is a great spot to set up and enjoy the lake with some fishing, SUPs and for the brave amongst you a quick swim.
160 kilometers from Victoria; 2 hours, 34 minutes driving time. Official Website.
Get a lakeside spot with an incredible view. This rec site is a couple of hours down a forest service road, making it a quieter spot to camp. For some great coffee in bed views make sure to set up your roof top tent facing the lake!
Take time to explore the backroads, there are many ‘pull-in’ wilderness spots to be found, and some incredible lakeside camping spots at the rec sites in this area.
229 kilometers from Victoria; 3 hours, 33 minutes driving time. Official Website.
This remote, stunning old-growth forest makes it one of the best hidden gems on the island. Get to the area early and explore the forest service roads to find yourself a wilderness camping spot, there are some incredible views to be found!
184 kilometers from Victoria; 3 hours, 04 minutes driving time. Official Website.
Situated in Strathcona Provincial Park, this campground will gain you access to some fantastic hiking! Bedwell lake is a particular favorite. Myra Falls is also well worth a visit, just 10 kms from camp.
338 kilometers from Victoria; 4 hours, 06 minutes driving time. Official Website.
Look no further! Greater Victoria is home to both FarOut Wilderness and Vancouver Island Roof Top Tents. FarOut Wilderness specializes in overland vehicle rentals and tailor-made itineraries whereas Vancouver Island Roof Top Tents specializes in roof top tent rentals and sales. Both are owned and operated by Sam and Abbie Morris, who have years of wilderness camping experience and are a wealth of knowledge when it comes to finding those hidden gems on Vancouver Island.
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June 01, 2023
Considering a roof-top tent purchase? One of the most important steps of this process is figuring out what tents can fit in your vehicle! There’s a few steps in this process, between figuring out the weight load on your vehicle, picking the best roof rack, and the perfect tent! Here’s our guide for a first-time tent buyer
September 01, 2021
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