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London, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We didn't camp there this time but the cliffside campsites are spectacular and will definitely do so next time. The hiking trails were well maintained with picturesque lookouts. Having hiked there many years ago for free it was a bit disappointing to have to pay now to access the trails but the cost is very minimal and it helps with...

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KathleenS17, Owner at Hole-in-the-Wall Park & Campground, responded to this review

Very happy to know that the hiking trail experience was positive. Hiking trails do require attention and in many instances that is done by volunteers. The expectations on volunteers is tremendous in so many areas and as this is a leisure activity , the owners determined that with the addition of a map, access to washrooms, the construction of the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Been camping for 10+ years, never seen anything like this before! We ended up here entirely by chance after doing a bit of research on a stop in Saint. John while cruising on our 3-week roadtrip around the Maritimes. It sounded like a nice place to check out so we decided to take the detour. When we got there we...

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KathleenS17, Owner at Hole-in-the-Wall Park & Campground, responded to this review

Always pleasant when a chance happening occasions a reward - especially on a camping trip to a unique Island and area. Thank you for the great review and may you enjoy surprise and pleasant experiences on future travels. Regards, Kaye

Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewed 5 September 2016

WE stayed at CLIFF 27.............the perfect place EVER we have camped, took a small camper van as this is a TENT site, VERY REMOTE, only an outhouse........awesome 20 min hike to lighthouse which you can see from campsite, whale watching, seals, birds, gorgeous sunrise truly magical place........THANK GOD for such creation!!! not posting photos I don't want this place to...

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KathleenS17, Owner at Hole-in-the-Wall Park & Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your descriptive review. Do hope that you can visit on another occasion and enjoy another area of the campground. Regards, Kaye

Milton, Canada
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This place was amazing. Whales spouting non stop. Seals Everywhere. Definitely a more rustic feel as the washrooms except at the main gate are just outhouses. The price and the fact they do everything by the honour system is a great throwback to a better time. When you arrive just be prepared it may take longer then you are used...

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KathleenS17, Owner at Hole-in-the-Wall Park & Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your encouraging review. Yes, ferry arrival times govern our guest arrivals with often more than one checking in at the same time so thank you for explaining the registration detail. As you appreciated, given the scope of the camping area, it is necessary for staff to insure that the site will accomodate the guests needs. We work...

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2016

RV spots are at the front of the campsite with OK views, but for the tenting and tent trailer crowd, the cliff side, cliff edge and cliff top sites are spectacular. These sites line the eastern shore of Fishhead, just north of Grand Manan's iconic Swallowtail lighthouse. Each site has a picnic table and a fire pit, where you can...

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KathleenS17, Owner at Hole-in-the-Wall Park & Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review. If the 'maker' of Fish Head had not been so careless with throwind down ledge and boulders, the serviced sites might have been closer to the ocean! But the trade off is being able to hike to the decks, the trails, and enjoy the spectacular vistas. Regards, Kaye

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Private, well kept, great sites. We rated for 3 nights with another family. Not cliffs edge but by the cliff as we have little ones and the views were spectacular! Wood is a rip off at $7/bag but everything else was reasonably priced. They have a WiFi lane our front with free WiFi. Clean showers, toilets, outhouses. You can watch...

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Durham, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We arrive at our site to be greeted by 2 playful seals about 50ft below us frolicking in the water. Our tent barely fits the site but that is part of the adventure. Your view is vast across the Bay of Fundy. We had the privilege of constant whale sightings during our 3 night stay as well as many porpoise...

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Dieppe, Canada
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very nice and friendly service! The camp sites are spacious. You can even camp on the cliff side, with a view of the ocean! Hiking trails are fun and have spectacular views. Shared showers, bathrooms and kitchen facility are basic, but adequate.

Thornhill, Ontario
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

By far best place I've ever camped in Canada. Stayed 2 nights on a cliff site 10b Originally we where only going to stay one but had booked for 2. After the first day we didn't want to leave. Woke up to the sound of whales breaching and blowing water through their water hole. Watched that for a good hour....

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying 2 nights while riding the island on my motorcycle. I was guided to my cliffside campsite by one of the staff on an atv. She was extrememly helpful and even gave me a couple maps of the island with places to see, things to do and even where to eat! I could't get over the...

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Additional Information about Hole-in-the-Wall Park & Campground

Address: North Head 42 Old Airport Rd, New Brunswick E5G 1A9, Canada
Region: Canada > New Brunswick > Grand Manan
Price Range: $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As:
Hole In The Wall Wilderness Campground Hotel New Brunswick
Hole-In-The-Wall Park & Campground Grand Manan, New Brunswick
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“cliffside tent sites were spectacular”
jbones33, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the CLIFF tent sites are fantastic... no kids can stay on cliff but other great sites”
jeannettey_12, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a cliff edge”
melge_85, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“D and E sections are more austere. I like the convenience and the views at the B sites.”
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michaelh409, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cliff Edge sites are on the route where the whales swim”
t42390, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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