Adventure Kings Grand Tourer MKII Roof Top Tent Review

Finding a high-quality hard shell rooftop tent that won’t break the bank can be a challenge. 

There are a few options on the market but they aren’t all made to the same standard, and many are so expensive they are unrealistic for most people.

In this review, we do a deep dive on the Adventure Kings Grand Tourer MKII rooftop tent. 

Designed to be affordable and reliable, the MKII is the updated version of the Grand Tourer…. Read more


The Best Coleman Tents in Australia for 2023

The Coleman brand is always close by when discussing affordable camping and outdoor equipment. They’re known for producing high-quality products at a reasonable price, which means their tents are some of the best in Australia for families on a budget. However, there are many different options available from Coleman, and it can be hard to … Read more

The Best 10 Person Tents in Australia for 2023

Whether you have a few kids, or just the desire to have that extra room for gear storage and or indoor space, 10-person tents are a great option for family camping. Below we review what we consider to currently be the best 10 person tents currently on the market in Australia. Use this guide as … Read more

Coleman Instant Northstar Darkroom 10 Review

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Outdoor Connection Brampton Tent Review

The Outdoor Connection Brampton is a spacious family tent with impressive weatherproofing and an affordable price tag. We’re big fans of the versatility offered by the multiple awnings and the near-vertical side walls that provide additional internal space. The Brampton presents an awesome mid-range option for families looking for that balance of affordability and quality, … Read more

Coleman Instant Up Silver 8 Person Tent Review

If you are in the market for a reliable, great value, family tent, the Coleman Instant Up 8P should be one of your top contenders. It goes up in a couple of minutes and is packed with features where it matters. Capacity: 8 person (recommended 3-4) Weight: 19.4 kg The Instant Up Silver includes a fully seam-sealed waterproof … Read more

The Best 8 Person Tents in Australia for 2023

8 person tents hit the sweet spot for families or groups ranging from 3-5 people. They’re not so big and awkward that they are impossible to set up and transport, but they still provide enough indoor storage and living space to make your camping trip enjoyable. There are a lot of tents manufactured with 8 … Read more

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Bluetti EB3A Review: A Camping Must-Have?

As Australian campers increasingly head away with devices and electronics, so has their need for powering them. Small power banks and complex solar systems have their place, but is there an affordable option emerging from the next generation in high-capacity battery stations?  What is the Bluetti EB3A?  The Bluetti EB3A battery station is small and … Read more

The Best Sleeping Bag Liners in Australia for 2023

If you only own one sleeping bag, then a sleeping bag liner is a sure-fire way to make you a little bit warmer while snoozing under the stars. They also provide the benefit of protecting your sleeping bag and extending its useful life. But, with so many options available today, it can be difficult to … Read more

The Best Beach Umbrellas in Australia for 2023

The beach is the home of the Australian summer and a great place to spend the day with friends and family. However, we all know the dangers of too much sun and this can be a factor in cutting short an enjoyable day at the beach. When it comes to protecting yourself or your family … Read more

The Best Camping Tarp in Australia for 2023

A tarp is perhaps the most versatile piece of camping gear you can buy. Set it up as a sunshade, use it as a makeshift shelter, prop it up as rain protection, or use it as a ground cloth under your tent – your camp-craft options are truly limitless with a good tarp. However, tarps … Read more

The Best Camp Showers in Australia for 2023

Whether 4WD touring, hiking, or camping, sooner or later you’re going to wish you had an easy and reliable option for showering. There are several different types of products on the market in this space and the best solution for you will depend on your specific situation and needs. Below we outline the various alternatives … Read more

The Best Beach Shelters in Australia for 2023

Spending time at the beach is a favourite pastime of most Australians, and provides us with hours of relaxation, fun, and quality time with friends and family. Unfortunately, spending time in the sun also puts us at an increased risk of dangers like sunburn and sunstroke. Beach shelters are a great way to extend your … Read more

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The Top 5 Campsites Around the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is well known for its golden beaches and relaxed lifestyle, however, there are also great camping options for when things cool down. We have found the best 5 campsites that are within … Read more
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What Size Tent Should I Buy?

  This is definitely one of the key questions to ask yourself during the research process for a new tent. The tent size will vary depending on the type of tent, what you want to … Read more
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What Does The Waterproof Rating On my Tent Mean?

There’s almost certainly no feature more important in a tent than its waterproofing. Leaking can facilitate the premature end of a family holiday, or can be downright dangerous when off the grid and far from … Read more
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The Best Camping in Victoria – 5 Amazing “Off The Beaten Track” Camping Spots

Victoria has an enormously diverse set of options for camping, from the ultra-remote to the easily-accessible. The spectacular beauty of the Victorian landscape boasts rainforest, rugged coast and dry outback, and there is something incredible … Read more
Camping at Wilsons prom, one of the best camping spots in Australia

Camping at Wilsons Prom – Everything You Need To Know

Wilsons Promontory (Prom) is a leisurely 200 kilometre drive from the Victorian capital of Melbourne. The picturesque national park was established in 1898, covers some 49049 hectares and is located at the southernmost point of … Read more