For many people, camping doesn’t have to mean roughing it. Relax under the stars without all the hard work by going on glamping or glamorous camping trip. While you are glamping, you may get to stay in yurts. walled tents, small cabins or even your own tent. The places where you can go glamping around Newfoundland are listed below.
’Ome Sweet ‘Ome
There truly is no place like ‘Ome. Located near Burlington, Middle Arm, and Smiths Harbour, ‘Ome offers tents and pods that are custom made in Newfoundland and Labrador. During your stay, you can wake up to the sound of the ocean and loon calls, and possibly open the door to watch a majestic iceberg float into the beautiful bay.
13 Old Church Road, Burlington
The Homestead Adventure Glamping Wake up lake-front after spending a peaceful night in one of two canvas tents. There is no roughing it here because each tent is furnished similarly to a hotel room. You can spend the day just sitting back and relaxing on the deck overlooking the lake. If you are more adventurous, head out and explore the forest on your own or book a guided hike or kayaking adventure.
303 Shambler’s Cove Road, Badger’s Quay
Russelltown Inn & Vacation Homes
Relax on the rocky shoreline of Bonavista, where the Russelltown Inn offers three eco-friendly pods for a wonderful glamping experience. Spend the day exploring the shoreline and the nearby town, and relax by the fire pit and do some stargazing in the evening.
Gros Morne National Park
Reconnect with nature in Gros Morne National Park without having to set up camp. The Trout River, Berry Hill, Green Point and Shallow Bay Campground offer oTENTiks. A blend of tents and cabins, oTENTiks make camping easy since they already have beds and furniture in them. All you need is sleeping gear, food, drinks, and cooking gear, so your glamping experience will be complete.
Terra Nova National Park
Have an out of this world camping experience at Terra Nova National Park with it’s newest camping offer called the ‘Oasis’. The blue water droplet-shaped building stands out from the forest. Inside, there is a sofa bed on the main level and a hammock that hangs in the loft, where you can fall asleep while star-gazing.
Trans-Canada Hwy Glovertown, Traytown
Rent Camping Equipment Going on a camping trip can be stressful with how much equipment you need to bring with you. Make your camping trips easy with camping equipment rentals from Outfitters Experience Adventure. They offer rentals for one day to a week at a time, so your camping adventure is ready for you in one easy stop.
Outfitters Experience Adventure, 220 Water Street, St. John’s
The Lake Side at Thorburn
Gather up the family and pack the camping gear so you are ready for a fantastic camping adventure. Relax lakeside or zip around on the go-kart track. For your comfort, there is a snack bar, convenience store, and a recreation room. You can even bring your pets with you camping at The Lake Side.
Thorburn Lake, Trans Canada Highway, Clarenville
Go camping without leaving St. John’s. Piggy Park is a popular camping spot for both travellers and locals. Open from Mid-May to Mid-October, the campground is home to 216 camping sites for both tents and RV’s. Explore the park on the trails, play a round of golf, or head into the city for a day of fun.
70 Nagles Place, St. John’s
Located between Princeton and Southern Bay, Princehaven Campground offers 26 semi-serviced campsites. Take a dip in both fresh and salt water, hike the trails or just relax surrounded by nature. You can book your campsite for just one night or any amount of time up to the whole season.
Compartment 4 Main Road, Princeton
Mary March Wilderness Park
Relax on Red Indian Lake, Newfoundland’s 2nd largest lake. Spend some time camping where the Beothuck lived and explore the wilderness at your own pace. There are over 9km of hiking trails that take you along the lakeshore and through the tranquil forest.
Route 370, Buchans Highway, Buchnas Junction
Notre Dame Provincial Park
Stay at Notre Dame Provincial Park, which is the representative of Centre Newfoundland’s flora and fauna. Many of the 100 campsites are near the tranquil pond. You can spend time going on hikes, relaxing on the sandy beach, and going bird watching.
Route 1, Notre Dame Junction
Mountain Waters Resort
Relax surrounded by pristine scenery without having to rough it. Spend a night under the stars at their campground or stay inside in one of the 6 cottages or at the lodge. Explore the untouched landscapes, try salmon fishing, or enjoy a day at the beach that is close by. Gros Morne National Park and L’Anse Aux Meadows are also nearby for you to explore.
Route 430, Portland Creek Pond
Shanawdithit Campground & RV Park
Get ready for an adventure when planning a stay at Shanawdithit Campground & RV Park. Affectionately call Swanee Pool is just minutes from Botwood. Take a dip in the old fashioned swimming hole, or fly fish on the license Salmon River.
Route 350, Botwood
Jack’s Pond Park
A fantastic family glamping adventure is just 1 and a 1/2 hours from St. Johns and half an hour from Clarenville. Jack’s Pond Park is packed with activities to keep all ages entertained. Over the summer and into fall, there are themed weekends and planned campground activities and events.
Route 1, Arnold’s Cove
Deer Lake Park
After going under a management change and many upgrades, Deer Lake Park is open and ready for campers. You will need to bring your own camping gear to set up in the park. After setting up camp, explore the park to find the bouncing pillows, the playground and the lake. Deer Lake is home to a brand new water slide and trampoline. Spend the evening roasting marshmallows over the custom fire pits.
197 Nicholsville Road, Deer Lake