Old Shipyard Beach Campground

     


Spencers Island, Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 392-2487

Sites: 24
Recent Rate: $32 9/2013


Latitude: 45.3549626878943
Longitude: -64.7103687624268

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • yes-ocean Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 3
  • Good 3
  • Average 1
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0

7 Reviews

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mapletod

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

We would give this an 11, but the WI-FI is the worst, basically there is Wi-Fi, but you are lucky if you get a signal. The owners are FANTASTIC... we stay here every September and always will, as this is one of the best locations on this planet. It's just AWESOME ! We camped at Old Shipyard Beach Campground in a Motorhome.

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driftdiver1

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

If the thought of camping directly on the ocean, this campground is for you. All sites are literally feet from the Atlantic ocean. The picture on their website accurately depicts the campground. The washrooms are shared with an on-site restaurant and nearby in Advocate Harbour is a small grocery store and gas station (including diesel). This campground makes an excellent base for exploring Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, as there is no RV camping at the latter. It is also possible to do day trips to the UNESCO World Heritage site at Joggins. We camped at Old Shipyard Beach Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Mountain

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Awesome waterfront sites. The owners are extremely accommodating and friendly. The roads are bumpy getting there but it is definitely worth the trip. Highly recommend if you like waterfront and want to watch massive tides roll in and out. We camped at Old Shipyard Beach Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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YTTAB

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

I agree with all the other reviews about this campground, that the location is probably one of the best we have camped on. It is right on the bay and the beach access is just a few steps from your camper. However, it is very exposed to the "elements" and we experienced some horrendously windy conditions making our stay not as pleasant as it could have been. The site is basically just a sandbar surrounded by water which fills up very quickly when the tides are in. We were here for Labor Day weekend and it was very very busy with parked cars everywhere and lots of people camping on small spaces. There was hardly any room between us and the next RV, but it was a holiday weekend!!!! I do not think we would camp here again. But it sure was a great location for the beach and if you are a fisherman it is perfect. The staff was great and really helpful when backing in to our small site. There is a great DVD library with some really good titles, and the laundry was reasonably priced. We camped at Old Shipyard Beach Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Hunteradvisor

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Love this small park on a sandbar. Soooo friendly! They have a wash sink for dishes, and laundry, book borrow, etc. The best thing next to the view and friendly folks is Wild Caraway restaurant nearby!We will return just to dine there again.} We camped at Old Shipyard Beach Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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arpijay

Review Count: 67
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Location, Location, Location! Small campground with all sites on a beach facing the Bay of Fundy. Most sites are on the small side but there were several that our 40' motor home would fit into. Owners very friendly. Campground clean and well kept up. Few amenities, but with the view, who cares? Roads to and from Spencers Island are narrow, twisting and in fair to poor condition but it's worth the trip. We've stayed here several times and it is near the top of our favorite places list. We camped at Old Shipyard Beach Campground in a Motorhome.

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boomerang

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

All RV's are setup facing the Bay of Fundy, your amazing view for the duration of your stay. We loved walking the beach when the tides were out and the dogs loved running and swimming there. There's a lady nearby that sells fresh seafood including lobster and there is a grocery and gas station a few miles away. The campground owners are very friendly and helpful and the campground is kept spotless. Full hook-ups and 30 amps and a million dollar view. We stayed here for 10 days. We camped at Old Shipyard Beach Campground in a Motorhome.

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