One the things that drivers of RV’s, Trailers, and Truck Campers are always on the search for are Sanidump Stations. Being “GREEN” is important to most campers, and when the holding tanks are getting full, that pull-out can’t be found soon enough. As far as we know, this is the only camper-created web page based solely on first-person reports from real people like you, as well as direct contributions of non-park Sanidump hosts such as PetroCanada.
On the most part, sanidump stations in parks are to be expected, and some of those are open to non-camper use. The challenge is to find accessible (and sometimes free) sanidump stations along the way. Making that last visit before reaching home is high on many folks list.
There are now over 125 confirmed sanidump locations, and that number is growing. That’s directly due to so many RV’ers and campers passing the word along about spots they know about. Many smaller towns have Sanidumps, and during our own vacation this year we found some new locations. Our thanks go out to all those who’ve sent in additional locations (mentioned in the “Courtesy of…” column on the website).
If you find a sani-station that needs to be added to the list for Vancouver Island, please email Don by entering this URL in your web browser: www.user.dccnet.com/middleton/Sanidumps.html including in the subject line “Sani Station”. We all thank you!
|City||Address||Comments||Fee or Free||Courtesy of|
|Campbell River||150 Brant Drive at Shell Gas Station. On new highway.||Double sanidump||$2.00||Ken J., Pat K.|
|Courtenay, BC||Mohawk Courtenay Service, 2350 Cliffe Ave||Good access||Free with fill-up, or $3||Earl G.|
|Cumberland, BC||Gas n Go, Comox Valley Parkway east of Hwy #19||Easy Access||Free||–|
|Gold River, BC||Info Centre, east side entry to town on highway||Easy Access||Free||–|
|Lake Cowichan, BC||Ice Arena on South Shore Road on the way to Honeymoon Bay.||At rear, by the ball field||Donation||K. & M. C.|
|Nanaimo, BC||Husky Station, Longwood and Turner Rd close to Thriftys and Quality Foods, east of 19a||–||Free||Brent B.|
|Nanaimo, BC||Coop Gas Station at 6673 Mary Ellen Drive, just off the Nanaimo Parkway. Going North on the Inland Island Highway, take the first right past Aulds Road (this road accesses Home Depot and Woodgrove Mall – Walmart etc). Travelling South into Nanaimo, take the “downtown” exit (not Duke Point Ferry) and turn right onto Mary Ellen.||Clean and well setup.||Free||Connie S.|
|Nanaimo, BC||Coop Gas Station, 1350 Cranberry, at corner of Hwy 1 and Cranberry, just off Island Hwy||Easy access.||Free||Jim C.|
|Port Alberni, BC||Canadian Tire, corner of Broughton and Hwy 4 (Johnston).||Water off in winter.||Free||Earl G.|
|Port Alberni, BC||Corner of Napier and Quadrant.- in front of the old City of Port Alberni RV Site (Dry Creek park).||Easy access for big units on civic road allowance extension.||Free||Dennis D-V.|
|Port Alice, BC||Municipal, 100m south of Legion Hall on main road through town||Easy access||Free||–|
|Qualicum Bay Resort RV Park||Qualicum Bay Resort RV Park, 5970 Island Hwy W||$5.00||Henry M|
|Sayward, BC||Municipal, attached to village campground in center of Sayward, beside municipal office and across from ballpark.||Good access||Free||Dan|
|Sidney, BC||Triangle RV, 10299 McDonald Park Rd Sidney||watch for sign on southbound Patricia Bay Hwy after leaving Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. Location is on the west side of the highway. between McDonald Park Rd and Mills Rd. exits.||$4.00||Denham M.|
|Sooke, BC||Provincial, French Beach Park, 23 km west of Sooke.||Easy access off highway supporting 2 units at a time.||$5.00||Brent B.|
|Tahsis, BC||Municipal, located in parking lot (usually used for boat trailers) on main road through town near resort and post office||Easy Access||Free|
|Ucluelet, BC||Ucluelet Campground, 260 Seaplane Base Rd.||Easy access||$5.00||Shelley V.|
|Ucluelet, BC||Island West Resort, 1990 Bay St.||Easy access||$5.00||Shelley V.|
|Victoria, BC||Fort Victoria RV Park, 340 Island Hwy||Suitable for 2 RV’s dumping at same time||$5.00||Craig G.|