Fees


Camping Party Size
Lakeview Park Campsite
Reservations


General Information



8815 Lakeview Park Road - Lake Cowichan

Take a right past the Arena on South Shore Road

For a Campsite Map and site dimensions Click Here.

The reservation system will open on January 1, 2014 but bookings may not be made on-line for most of the off-season. Please note the campground does not have a regular maintenance crew during the off-season.


The off season rate of $23 per site is in effect prior to the May long week-end and again after the September long weekend.

Online Reservations can be made by Clicking Here.

Please refer below to the reservation and cancellation fees and policies.
On walk-in and phone reservations, there is an additional $11 per night surcharge.
Free on-site children's programs and family movie nights will be available during the regular camping season.

FEES

Reservation and campsite fees must be paid by VISA or MASTERCARD at the time of booking. Cheques are not accepted. Payments for walk-in bookings may be paid by VISA, Mastercard, interac or cash. Please note that if your credit card is declined, invalid or cannot be processed for any reason, the reservation will be cancelled.

CAMPSITE FEE

The campsite fee is levied on a per party, per vehicle basis (see Camping Party Size definition). The campsite fee at Lakeview Park is $33.00 (including taxes), per camping party per site. At the time of reservation, payment of only one camping party per site is required. Any additional charges per site (e.g. extra vehicles) will be charged at arrival time.

OTHER RESERVATIONS

For all Other Reservations (By phone and in Person) there is a non-refundable fee of $11.00 (including taxes), per camping party/ per night (to a maximum of three nights). Reservation fees are not refundable. These fees cover the operational costs and ensures the reservation service pays for itself and is not subsidized by the taxpayers.

OFF-SEASON CAMPSITE FEE

The off-season campsite fee is levied on a per party, per vehicle basis (see Camping Party Size definition). The off-season campsite fee is $23.00 (including taxes) per camping party per site. Off-season camping runs from the end of Labour Day long weekend in September to just before the May long weekend.

Unless otherwise noted, reservations during the off season can only be made for weekends. Weekday stays are on a drop-in basis and payments are made on arrival.

POWER SITE SURCHARGE

Sites 2 through to 30 and from 35 through to 38 have power and water. There is an additional fee of $8.00 per day for each of these sites.

BOAT MOORAGE FEE

There is a $16.00 per day moorage fee to tie up a boat at the Lakeview Campsite wharf. If not booked online, moorage fees can be paid on arrival to the Campsite Attendant, on a first-come first-served basis, for which you will receive a reservation tag. The fee covers moorage up until 12 noon the following day. Multiple days may be paid for at once. The Cowichan Lake Marina also has moorage available - (Ph: 250-749-3530). The Marina is only a few minutes from the campsite, and does allow advance reservations. Boat trailers are to be parked only in the day parking area. The access gate to this parking area is locked in the evenings.

CANCELLING A RESERVATION

Please note that for any cancellation, a fee of $22.00 per site will be deducted from your refund for each confirmed reservation number. All refunds will be issued from the Town of Lake Cowichan. No refund will be given if the cancellation is made less than 15 days prior to the arrival date. The cancellation must be made through the reservation system 15 days prior to the arrival date. No exceptions will be made.


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CAMPING PARTY SIZE

Due to wear and tear, maintenance and conservation factors within our parks, limits must be placed on the party size - the number of people and vehicles each campsite can accommodate.

In Lakeview Park, a camping party is defined as follows:

  • One to four persons 19 years of age or older. An additional charge of $11.00 per adult per night will be charged if more than 4 adults per site.

  • A maximum of eight persons including children (18 years of age and younger).

  • Vehicles per Camping Party:

Only one vehicle and trailer and the latter may be an unmotorised RV.

Two vehicles may be permitted per site in the absence of an RV or trailer.

No boat trailers are permitted on any site.

  • Campsite maximum:

One camping party per site (except for designated group sites).

There will be NO exceptions to Camping Party size and vehicle numbers.

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RESERVATIONS

MAKING A RESERVATION

When making a reservation, you will be issued a reservation confirmation number. Please have this number upon on arrival at the campground. Any changes or cancellations that you make through the reservation system will require the reservation number and details from your reservation email confirmation.

Reservations must be made at least three days prior to your arrival date at the campground. Book early as the campground can fill up quickly.

For Reservations
book online here

LONG WEEKENDS

If you are booking a campsite on a statutory long weekend, you will be required to reserve a minimum of three nights.


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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Check-in time is after 1:00 p.m.

  • Firewood available from attendant - $5.00 per bundle.

  • Campground gates closed between 10PM & 7AM.

  • No lifeguard on duty.

  • The Town accepts no liability for damages or injuries and is not responsible for stolen property.

  • The campsite may prove challenging for persons with physical challenges, disabilities or mobility problems.

RULES

  • NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED IN AREAS OTHER THAN NUMBERED CAMPSITES

  • NOISE IS PROHIBITED from 10PM to 7AM.

  • Excessive noise is not permitted at any time.

  • Dogs MUST be kept on a leash at all times. Owners responsible for picking up and disposing of pet droppings in garbage cans.

  • Absolutely no dogs allowed on the beach due to health concerns

  • Campfires are permitted in fire pits only, unless banned. Campfires must not exceed .5 meters in size and may not be left unattended.

  • Speed limit is 15 kilometres per hour

  • The use of generators is not permitted in the park.

  • No motor bike riding in park

  • Garbage should be placed in containers provided

  • No camping in areas other than in numbered sites

  • Boat trailers are to be parked only in the day parking area. The access gate to this parking area is locked in the evenings.

  • No tree cutting.

  • Sewage and grey water may not be discharged into any fresh water or land. There is no sani-dump in the park, but there is one located 5 minutes from the campsite in Lake Cowichan.

  • Vehicles with boat trailers must park at the designated area on the upper parking site.

Location of Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island, CANADA

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