We moved to an acreage on Vancouver Island 10 years ago and are loving it. We enjoy travelling, particularly in our truck camper as we can access many interesting places off the beaten track.
We have a wonderful, young Australian Shepherd (Aussie) named Porsha
Dodge 1 ton dually with 10 ft Oakland Truck Camper
We enjoyed hosting Sanrosa for their one-night stay. Friendly and appreciative for a place to stay. Hope to see them again sometime.
We stayed one night at Dusty Acres and really can't say enough about both the location and the hosts. Right from arrival to departure we were greeted and treated like family. The property was just gorgeous from the views to the unique trees and gardens. The hosts were not just helpful but an absolute joy to visit and learn from.
We felt very welcomed and blessed to get to stay on such a beautiful property. Highly recommend and hope to come back in the future.
We had a lovely stay at Dusty Acres and would definitely visit again!! The host were very welcoming, kind and friendly. Their property is beautiful, and in a great location for exploring the coast and surrounding areas. Thank you guys!!
Very peaceful night seeing the mountains from their large flat backyard. Had a lovely chat in the morning. Porsche, their dog, was a joy. Thank you!
Gracious and friendly hosts in a beautiful location. Walking distance to Coombs and also located close to a multi-use trail that leads to Parksville. Great for a bicycle trip!
nice people @ dog. easy access , level, nice view of mountains. close to trails & beaches at parksville.
We had a fabulous three days at this host's location. Centrally located, it gave us an opportunity to visit with family members in the area which we very much appreciated. Wonderful hosts who were warm, friendly, RV knowledgeable and just downright nice!! We enjoyed chatting with them on their wonderful deck on a couple of very hot (for British Columbia!) days with a glass of cold sun tea cooling us off and sharing a lovely meal together on one of our nights! We highly recommend this host!
A friendly, warm welcome from our hosts colored our experience from start to finish. A quiet, restful respite, awesome hosts and the most loveable, well behaved Aussie dog named, Porsha. Thank you Kevin and Sandra, we’ll be back👍😁❤️
Very welcoming onto a secure gated property. The hosts made this second boondocking event very pleasurable for us. We loved their dog who sat with us during the late evening after the heat of the day😀
Our second stay here with these friendly hosts, so lovely after this covid year to visit and socialize.
fantastic location - walking distance to Coombs Market. Unbelievable garden and yard. Wonderful hosts who made us feel so welcome.
I had an amazing stay at the Dusty Acres! Everything is just perfect (quiet neighborhood, big fenced beautiful backyard, trails in the forest at a short walking distance, Qualicum beach is just a few-minutes drive away, etc.) and the hosts are the sweetest too! And what to say about their dog? Porsha is just the loveliest dog ever (she was patient with my socially awkward dog, haha)! She likes her belly rubbed so give her some love!
Our hosts were helpful and friendly, especially with a last minute change in plans! We highly recommend these folks!!
This property is top shelf! It's beautiful, well kept and welcoming! The only thing better than the property are the hosts! A great welcoming couple with an inexhaustible amount of experience camping on Vancouver Island, BC mainland and into the American southwest. It's a pleasure and an education all at the same time!
We all really enjoyed our stay. Our hosts were friendly and welcoming to humans and dogs alike! Their property is wonderfully sunny, and the back trail was a great relief after being in the rig for hours.
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our 2 days of cycling, hiking, sightseeing in town and chatting with Sharon and Kevin.
We had such a lovely stay with our hosts on their beautiful property! It was such a pleasure learning about their gardens, surrounding trails and local market. We shared recipes, travel stories and troubleshooted rig issues. Their pup is the friendliest and a joy to spend time with. The view of the mountains from their yard is wonderful. We very much enjoyed our stay and our hosts company. Would love to return the next time we are in the area. Thank you!
We have gone to a few Boondockings in the past year but this last stay has set a new high on our list. The hosts of Dusty Acres have been very kind to us and kids, They have lots of room to install the RV and they made sure we were comfortable form Strat to end. They have spent some time with us describing the interesting attractions of the area and hiking trails. Our kids enjoyed playing with the family dog. We just can't imagine how it could have been better ! Thank you so much for hosting us, it has been a real pleasure getting to know you.
We had a great stay on our way out so we opted to stay there again on our way home. We will certainly choose to stay there again any time we are in the area.
We stayed here as our very first stay on Boondockers Welcome. They have a lovely huge lot with a fantastic mountain view. We had a wonderful conversation with our hosts and then they gave us privacy to enjoy our evening. They have a fully fenced couple of acres so our dog could run free and smell and play with their very friendly aussie shepherd. In the morning we had a short 2 km walk into town for some giant cinnamon rolls and to check out the famous market.
We are going to have to spend more time checking out this area in the future so we hope to be back again.
Thank you for making us feel so welcome.
What an amazing way to start off our trip to the Island! The hosts are amazing people and have a million dollar view to boot! Highly recommended if you are anywhere near the area or want to know information about camping on the island. They are a fountain of helpful info!
We've returned to mcsang for another stay and it was as perfect as the 1st one. What an amazing couple and property. Thanks again for hosting us during these crazy times!
This retired couple is exceptional, welcoming, kind and generous. The place is safe, calm and ideal for resting. The view is beautiful. I highly recommend!
Five stars hosts & location.
The hosts are incredibly friendly. It was our pleasure to get to know them ... in a socially-isolated manner appropriate for 2020, of course. They gave us many tips about many neighbourhood attractions, which made our stay even better.
The location itself is quiet and perfect for a restful night. It has beautiful views of the mountains. Swans often overfly the area, and you may see bald eagles, bunnies, and lots of other wildlife close by.
We will be thrilled to stay here again during our travels.
Wow! What a wonderful place! Mcsang are welcoming people, even their dog hihi!
Secure, and what about the view wah!
The better place we have booked. 😀
Thank you again!
We were greated as we arrived and suggested we park in the backyard so we can enjoy the views of the mountains and gorgeous backyard. We're not disappointed. Fantastic friendly couple who gave us lots of ideas on places to see while on the island for the winter. Made new friends and we could not stop talking. Great place. Another boondocker plus, plus plus.
Great familly, very friendly and felt very well at their house. Thank you for providing a safe stay overnight for my familly. Definitly recommend them!!
Our second stay here and thoroughly enjoyable once again.
The hosts are very welcoming, generous and easy to get on with.
The parking area is easily accessible and flat, making for a great night’s sleep.
We feel like part of the family. Thanks so much for a fantastic evening :)
We stayed 2 nights with our 30 ft motorhome. The property is beautifully landscaped and offers a spectacular view of the mountains. The hosts were very friendly and even took us out on a hike. It was like staying with friends.
Our first BDW stay, less than 24 hours after signing up.
Our hosts were excellent and very generous. We took a hike together through the woods behind their yard, got a ton of RV tips on where to go and how to do things (we’re RV newbies so we soaked it all up), and were very generously given some fresh veg from their garden.
The location was easy to find and accessible, and we hope our hosts are new friends we can see again in the future.
Thanks again, best intro to BDW we could have hoped for.
We had a great stay! Coombs market is so close. We took our bikes along the trails but it's walking distance for sure. We were welcomed to a tour of the backyard, with breath taking mountain views, and even got to sample some fruits and veggies from the garden. On our way out they also gave us some insider tips on where to take the next leg of our road trip. Our hosts were so friendly and we're excited to stay with them again! Thanks so much ♥
Beautiful secure garden to stay in, friendly and generous hosts. Could not have asked for anything more. Will return there whenever we are in the area.
We had a great welcome at Dusty Acres! They made us feel totally relaxed and at home right from the start. Communication was excellent. They quickly responded to us and shared helpful information about directions and where to fill up our propane. When we arrived they provided us with maps for local trails and places to go. Really enjoyed our chats and laughs with them - even at a distance. Their beautiful dog was an added bonus. THANK YOU 😃
Love the area. Nice trails. If you like horses there's lots around. Deer and rabbits too.
They are lovely easy going people and I was gifted a delicious bounty from their garden. Made the most yummy salad.
Their dog is a sweet well behaved Aussie that greets you with a wag and a smile.
Thanks Dusty Acres!
Spectacular view from a beautifully landscaped yard. Hosts were full of information and warm and friendly. We wish we could have stayed longer to take advantage of the wooded trails near their property. We hope to meet up with them again someday!
A beautiful location with mountain views; the most welcoming, wonderful hosts; an easy-going, sweet dog who befriended our old dog: simply a perfect two days. And we've made new friends!
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, quiet but for the nighthawks booming one evening, and fine conversation.
Had a great time, wonderful property, It was such a pleasure meeting with them. Our son just loved playing with the dog.
We enjoyed our stay so much.
Thanks again. Hope to see you again.
Thanks again for welcoming us to your beautiful property and for sharing your travel tips and experiences. Hope to see you on the east coast someday!
We were welcomed by our hosts and given options of where to park for the best view of the mountains. This is a beautiful location and well of the main road so very quiet. There is a nearby bike trail that goes into town which we took advantage of. We would stay again in a heartbeat.