Due to the replacement of the domestic wastewater treatment system on Darvard Island, a Bionest Kodiak mobile container is currently providing wastewater treatment on the site so that the occupants of the oTENTik accommodation units have access to the sanitary facilities of the Superintendent's house.

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As a family or a couple, experience a holiday in an oTENTik and be enchanted by the landscape and the rural charms of the region. Each unit is furnished and equipped with everything you need to cook. All you have to bring is sleeping bags, pillows and food. An original getaway in the open-air that is comfortable and hassle-free!

At the Saint-Ours Canal, there are six ready-to-camp accommodation units on Darvard Island.The ideal location for spending a few days off, at the rhythm of the Richelieu River and the boats passing through the lock. An alternative to camping that offers you a one-of-a-kind experience!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts
  • Only one family bubble per oTENTik tent is allowed.
  • Common kitchen shelter: Restricted capacity and access limited to 30 minutes for users of one oTENTik at a time.

Visit the Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site COVID-19 page for updates on park facilities and services.

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Live the oTENTik experience

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Young family walking on the doors of the Saint-Ours Canal lock Young family walking on the lawn to their place of accommodation

The mother takes her daughter in her arms Dad plays guitar alongside his daughter

Mom pushes a stroller Mum and daughter laugh and clap their hands

The girl holds the hand of her father

Closeup of dad with the girl on his shoulders

Little boy in a stroller Image of an oTENTIk at the end of the day Image of a steak grilled on a bbq

Little girl chears with her parent Little girl running in the grass

Mom goes up the stairs of the oTENTik

The family plays board games in the tent

The little girl gives a kiss to her brother Little girl running in the grass

A bread that grills on fire, the little girl takes it later Little boy takes a bite of the steak

Little girl toasting marshmallow on fire

Mom reads a story to her daughter Beyond the day-to-day

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