Namu FAQ’s

What documentation do I need?

Minimum age for a drive is 25 and all drivers must possess a current driver license that allows them to drive the vehicle in British Columbia and provide a valid major credit card. Except for drivers from the United states, drivers must provide proof of international driver license and a valid passport.

Can I bring a pet?

Sorry, we love pets but for consideration of those with allergy’s and the chance our mattress becomes a loving chew toy we are unable to take pets.

Where can I go?

Our trailers are for camping use and are permitted to travel within Canada the United States, they may be driven on paved or secondary or unsealed dirt roads, but must not be used for “rock-crawling” or used in designated or undesignated off-road areas.

When can I pick up and drop off

Pickup and drop off times are from 9am to 4pm and scheduled via email with Namu ahead of departure.


We supply a bottom sheet, top sheet, comforter and 2 pillows, if you prefer to use your own sleeping bags no problem just let us know ahead of time

Emergency Recovery

Our trailers are equipped with a robust first aid kit, jumper cables and tire-changing equipment.

Do I need insurance?

Yes insurance is required for the rental period. BC residents with ICBC Roadstar insurance are already are covered, without Roadstar you can purchase Roadstar plus or a Stand alone rental policy through ICBC. Visitors from out of province need to contact their insurance provider to request rental trailer coverage.

Payment and Deposit

To confirm your reservation a 30% deposit is due at time of booking and full payment is required 72 hrs prior to pick up.

A security deposit of $1000.00 is required at the time of booking, taken in the form of a credit card pre-authorization.

Where are you located?

Namu Camper Rentals is located in Sidney BC on the southern end of Vancouver Island at 28-2075 W Henry Ave Sidney, BC V8L 2A8

Whats the best way to get there?

From Vancouver, BC

Taking the Tsawwassen to Swartz bay BC ferry is the most direct route from Vancouver, when you arrive we are conveniently located 5 min drive from the Swartz bay ferry dock. Schedule

From Seattle

If driving from Seattle you have a couple of options, the Tsawwassen to Swartz bay or the Washington State Anacortes-Sidney ferry which is only a short 8min drive from the Sidney dock. Schedule

From Olympic Peninsula

Alternatively, if your coming across from the Olympic Peninsula we recommend the Coho which sails daily from Port Angeles, Wa – Victoria BC. Schedule

Can my car tow the camper?

Most vehicles with a class 1 or higher hitch and a minimum towing capacity of 2000 lbs.  Our campers have a 7 pin trailer electrical hookup, if you only have a 4-pin flat electrical hookup not a problem we will provide you with a pin adaptor.

Kitchenware What exactly will be provided

All of our camp cooking kitchens provide a dishes and cutlery for 4, see our complete list

What items should we bring?

We stock our trailers with all the camp necessity’s so all you need….

  • Food & beverages
  • Bath towels.
  • Adventurous spirit

Whats your daily mileage policy?

Our Kascade trailers have unlimited daily mileage