When you picture a private island, you might imagine a location in the Bahamas, or perhaps the Philippines. However, Canada has plenty of its own gorgeous secret isles, and some of them are even for sale. These private islands for sale in Canada are simply breathtaking, and some might actually be cheaper than you think!

If you’ve ever dreamed of escaping the rest of the world and hiding away in your own private paradise, look no further. 

From $21 million dream worlds to $400,000 mini-isles, these hidden oases are the epitome of breathtaking, and it’s hard to believe that you could be the only person living there.

While some of these paradises are almost affordable, others cost serious money.

That said, when you see what’s on offer, it’s not hard to see why some of these islands cost mega-millions.

The best part is, it’s not just the cays that are beautiful. Most of these private lands come with an extraordinary property hidden within. You'd never want to leave your home again!

Whether you’d love to be on a huge island with friends and family, or whether you dream of being the only person for miles and miles, there’s a private Canadian island out there that's perfect for you.

Prepare to be inspired!

Gillis Island

Price: $105,718

Address: Gillis Island, Pinette River, PEI

Description: Talk about a bargain. This 11-acre private paradise has both sandy shorelines and magical forests. According to the real estate listing, you can actually paddle to the island from Gillis Road in just ten minutes.

While there's no property on the island just yet, there's still so much potential here. And, if you're not picky about digs, you could even just camp here instead. Dreamy!

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McKelvey Island

Price: $528,600

Address: McKelvey Island, Stuart Lake, BC

Description: Why buy a house, when you can buy a whole island? This affordable isle comes with a spacious property thrown in, which has been specially built to maximize the views. Soak in the outdoor hot tub, or relax in the large sauna, while taking in the outstanding views of this natural paradise that surrounds you.

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Strum Island

Price: $21,000,000

Address: 126 Strum Island Way, Oakland, NS

Description: This island is as self-sufficient and as beautiful as they come. Because it comes with its very own power source, heat, and transportation via boats and docks, you could hide away here forever.

Admittedly, this hidden oasis isn't within most people's budget. However, we can all dream, right?!

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Stuart Island

Price: $19,500,000

Address: Stuart Island, BC

Description: Sitting right on the edge of the ocean, this property has been deliberately positioned so that you can have panoramic views of the water around you. In addition, the 120-acre island is completely self-sustaining, so you can hang out here for as long as you like.

While this plot will set you back a whopping $19 million, the views of the surrounding islands, pink sunsets and the morning waves might just make it all worthwhile!

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Kolb Island

Price: $2,790,000

Address: Kolb Island, BC

Description: You'd never be bored on this magnificient isle. Here, there are walking trails, a beach, a workshop, bays and coves, and spectacular views of the surrounding ocean and mountains. The best part is, it's all yours!

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Mont Rolland

Price: $2,300,000

Address: Mont Rolland, Sainte-Adèle, QC

Description: This exceptional estate is situated on a 4-acre lot, and you'll be the only one there. Not only is this property seriously modern, it's super-secluded, so you'll never have to worry about pesky neighbours or noisy surroundings.

The best thing about this island is that it's accessible via private bridge, which is probably the coolest way to get home like, ever.

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McLaren Island

Price: $ 1,320,000

Address: McLaren Island, Georgian Bay, ON

Description: For the same price as a downtown Toronto condo, why not get yourself a private island, instead? Located just two hours from Toronto International Airport, McLaren Island offers an acre and a half of total privacy, and the property is pretty awesome, too.

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Tooles Island

Price: $649,900

Address: Tooles Island, Kenora, ON

Description: In many of Ontario's housing markets, $649,900 won't get you very far. However, you can apparently buy a whole island in Kenora. This lot is as close as you can get to downtown, while still being relatively secluded. It really is the best of both worlds.

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Eshpabekong Island

Price: $2,950,000

Address: Eshpabekong Island, Georgian Bay, ON

Description: While it's not cheap, this four-island archipelago is an opportunity like no other. It's currently on the market for the first time in three decades, and it's not hard to see why it's so desirable.

Eshpabekong Island operates completely on solar power, and is described as "cottage-rustic luxury at its finest." The decks have been designed to deliver 360-degree water views, and you'll be able to enjoy your surroundings wherever you are in the house.

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Cranberry Island

Price: $990,000

Address: Cranberry Island, Lockeport, NS

Description: Who knew you could buy a whole private island, and a private beach, for less than the price of a downtown condo? Here, you can enjoy sandy beaches, granite bedrocks, freshwater sources, and a network of private walking paths.

The most impressive thing about Cranberry Island is that you can actually walk to it from the mainland when the tide is low!

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