The Darche Air-Volution AT-6 is high quality and a sturdy tent that is perfect for families who are looking for extended camping trips.
This tent does not have traditional poles but uses air poles that are inflated with a provided pump. This allows the tent become very spacious as the dimensions are not limited by the strength of the poles like most other tents.
Early versions of this model of tent (pre-2015) did have some issues with the air poles de-forming, however, this has since been rectified.
Capacity: 6 person
Weight: 29.2 kg
Pros: Unique airpole design, lots of storage
Cons: Expensive, requires pumping to erect, heavy
Saturday 10th January 2018
DARCHE AT-6 AIR-VOLUTION TENT REVIEW
Darche AT-6 Air-Volution tent has a unique and simple set up that does not use traditional poles. The setup involves pumping up puncture resistant Thermoplastic Polyurethane "air poles" in a matter of minutes with a provided air pump. Once the structure has been erected a fly is quickly put over the top with enough space to ensure good airflow.
As this tent does not require traditional poles, you do not have to worry about breaking or leaving poles behind making this perfect for with families.
These Darche tents are perfect for Australian weather conditions and have been designed for both tropical and cold seasons. All Darche Air-Volution tents have 100% polyester ripstop fly fabric as well as protection from the sun with their patented UVTex system.
The flooring/base is made out of heavy-duty polyethene material that will keep moisture and surface water out on wet days camping.
Due to its unique air pole system, the Darche AT-6 Air-Volution tent has plenty of space inside. Because the tent is not limited in height by traditional poles, adults can comfortably stand inside this tent making it easy to move around.
In addition, the Darche AT-6 Air-Volution tent comfortably sleeps 4 people.
As well as the unique features already discussed, this Darche Air-Volution tent is packed with a number of useful features for family campers.
Firstly, through the purchase of optional side walls, you can extend the overall sheltered area of the tent making this perfect for family's needing extra space or those requiring extra shelter from the sun or rain.
Another great feature of this tent is the great storage for personal items with its multitude of pockets in various locations throughout the tent. This tent also has a power access inlet for those running solar or a generator at their site.
If you want an innovative tent that is perfect for 3-4 adults the Darche Airvolution 6 person tent is a great alternative to traditional poled tents. We like its innovative features, full sized awning and great storage.