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A typically Innu campground experience

Only 30 minutes from Tadoussac, Tipi Campground at Essipit welcomes campers into the heart of the Essipit Innu community. You will appreciate the campground’s many amenities and enjoy participating in various outdoor activities, such as hiking, swimming and whale-watching tours, to enhance your stay.

Essipit - Tente prêt-à-camper Ready-to-camp concept
Essipit - Chaussure pour randonnées pédestres Hiking trails
Essipit - Animal de compagnie Pets allowed

Tipi Campground

46 de la Réserve
Essipit, QC
G0T 1K0 Canada

Establishment number 201176

Check-in: As of 2:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.


Check-in: As of 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.

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Campsite details

  • 50 campsites available for tents and RVs
  • By reservation or by going to the Reservation Centre at 46 rue de la réserve
  • Sites close to each other and not separated by trees
  • Asphalt portion
  • A fire pit and picnic table
  • Seasonal camper sites
  • Pets are allowed (except in the ready-to-camp area)
  • 11:00 p.m. curfew
  • Reservation centre open 7 days per week, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m
  • Only one vehicle permitted per campsite

3 kinds of sites available: 

  • No service
  • With water and 15A electricity
  • Three-way hook-up, with water, sewer and 15A or 30A service

Ready-to-camp package

Enjoy every moment of your vacation. At Tipi Campground, you don’t need to bring or set up a tent.

Our ready-to-camp package gives you the luxury of a tent that is already set up for you. Start enjoying your stay and the variety of activities available as soon as you arrive.

Our ready-to-camp (tenting) package includes:

  • 1 16’ x 24’ tent with separate bedrooms and a kitchen
  • Electric lighting
  • 1 small mini-refrigerator
  • 1 electric stove with 2 burners (no oven)
  • 1 table and 4 chairs
  • Dishware and utensils
  • Dishcloths and dish soap
  • Cleaning products
  • 2 double beds separated by netting
  • Full bedding and pillows
  • Electric heater and fan
  • 4 Adirondack chairs
  • Check-in at 4:00 p.m. and check-out 11:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 p.m. curfew
  • Only one vehicle permitted per campsite
  • Pets on a leash are permitted in the campground but are not allowed in the ready-to-camp areas, tents or cottages.

Activities included

  • Hiking on groomed trails
  • Whale watching from the viewpoint
  • Hiking the trails and on the traditional Innu site
  • Children’s playground and sandbox
  • Beach volleyball
  • Softball
  • Cycling
  • Campfires

Additional activities not included ($)

The Montagnais Community Centre offers other kinds of interesting activities. To learn more about these activities or to get pricing, contact our Reservation and Information Centre, which is open 7 days per week from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tipi Campground offers many services so that you can fully enjoy your stay.

Services included

  • Central washroom facility
    • Showers ($)
    • Toilets
    • Electrical outlets for razors
  • Shelter with picnic tables
  • Wireless internet connection near the washroom facilities
  • Waste containers
  • Recycling

Services not included ($)

  • Central laundry
  • Ice
  • Firewood
  • Propane tank filling or exchange
  • RV propane tank filling
  • Convenience store
    • Propane service
    • SAQ (alcohol and spirits)
    • DVD rentals
    • Ready-to-eat
  • Service station
  • Bar Essipit
  • Public telephone

The Tipi Campground

Open from may 12 to september 4, 2023

50 campsites available

Day Week Month Year
Unserviced $34 $218 $522
Serviced $46 $232 $652 $1180
“Ready-to-camp” tents (max. 4) $152


  • Arrival: 2 p.m. / Departure: 11 a.m. (except “Ready-to-camp” – Arrival: 4 p.m. / Departure: 11 a.m.)
  • Animals on leases allowed
  • Unit “ready-to-camp”, Pets prohibited and non-smoking unit, $500 fee will be charged to offenders
  • Full payment is required upon booking. In case of cancellation, one night will be retained. The dates of stay can be changed in the current season without charge, if the request is made at least 24 hours before the scheduled arrival.
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