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Brannen Lake RV Park and Campsite

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Beachfront
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
This family-owned and family-friendly campsite is a 49 acre paradise nestled amongst a luscious forest of mature trees, creeks and streams and features a beautiful private sandy beach on Brannen Lake with a safe swimming area and boat launch.Centrally located close to Nanaimo, British...
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Biggs Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
21.7 km to Nanaimo Airport
17 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We have been coming to this campsite for years as a group of about 16 family and friends and have always had a good time. Staff has always been pleasant and helpful and the facilities have always been well maintained.

Thank GeneJ0ckey
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice sites at this campground. Full hook up on most sites. Nice staff. Should be cheaper during off season. Will possibly return if in the neighbourhood. Pet friendly With recycling on site. Summer time activities.

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Love the campground. The lake is a bit small and dirty but the campground itself is fabulous! The kids always have a blast and the park is great for all ages. The kids also loved the bike trails around the sites.

Thank jennduncan2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The lake is alright itself but overcrowded. The sites are mostly crowded with vehicles, open and gravel/dusty bottom with some better ones as you go towards the lake. The lake is too far for kids to walk so you have to drive to it. The...More

Thank Bella_Flew
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It felt like a money grab when guests visited for just an hour and were charged $2.00 each. I was told it was for insurance purposes but it would have been better to just raise the nightly fee to cover the occasional visitor. Our unserviced...More

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This family-owned and family-friendly campsite is a 49 acre paradise nestled amongst a luscious forest of mature trees, creeks and streams and features a beautiful private sandy beach on Brannen Lake with a ...More safe swimming area and boat launch.Centrally located close to Nanaimo, British Columbia, the campsite is easily accessible from the Nanaimo Parkway (Exit 24 at Mostar and Jingle Pot Roads.) Vancouver Island’s largest shopping mall is conveniently located just 7 minutes away and only 10 minutes to downtown Nanaimo and Departure Bay Ferry.Brannen Lake RV Park and Campsite has clean washrooms, coin operated hot showers and laundry facilities, Wi-Fi and a well stocked convenience store. Choose from over 120 large sites varying from private and wooded to grassy and sunny. These sites offer a wide range of services from full hook-ups (power, water, sewer) to just basic tenting sites without services.Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast on Sunday mornings in the picnic shelter or an evening hayride as it meanders through the campsite to the lake. Dance the night away during one of our ever popular family dances or simply enjoy a crackling campfire in the privacy of your own campsite.Marvel in the ambiance of the peaceful country setting and explore the natural beauty of the inviting forest walking trails. A magnificent oasis of wildlife featuring fields of deer, birds of prey such as; osprey, eagles, owls and red tail hawks. Listen carefully at night and you’ll be sure to hear our resident family of barred owls singing in the night breezes.On the foothills of Mt. Benson and minutes from the campsite boasts miles and miles of unforgettable mountain biking and ATV trails and the Nanaimo Motocross Track.Experience the warmth and friendly hospitality of Nanaimo’s most beautiful RV and Campsite location. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Angelina B
29 September 2017|
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Sorry I don’t know Lizzie.
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Madisson C
2 September 2016|
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Response from Nicole H | Reviewed this property |
$1 for 5 minutes... but its on a well so they kindly ask that you dont have long wasteful showers :)
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Lovemybubble
15 May 2016|
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Response from BrannenLakeRVPark | Property representative |
Hello. Dogs are allowed in a specific area at the lake. They can be in the grassy parking area and can swim off the boat ramp area.
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"The group camp fields are the nicest area"
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"There were campsites closer to beach but these are probably first to go. Also, they had no hookup."
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"Quieter sites closer to the lake"
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"Campsites and RV sites available (not a hotel)"
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