New Zealand has many beautiful accessible as well as unique remote locations to set up your summer camp for family or friends.
These are some of the off-the-grid memories that you will cherish forever. Having an ace set-up is key to make the most of your special trip. Make sure you choose the right tent for your holiday, and bring the accessories that will make it nice and comfortable.
Find the tent that suits you.
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Strong and wind-shedding, generally stand tall in the centre, with sloping walls, which reduces liveable space. Popular and relatively inexpensive and are lighter and easier to put up and take down.
Lightweight yet durable, and are a stable shelter across a wide range of sizes and features. Designed to be compact and light enough to carry on your back, they can withstand strong winds and conditions. Ideal for tramping, hunting or travel.
More durable and sun resistant, cooler than nylon tents, they have nearvertical walls to maximize overall peak height and liveable space, some models come with room dividers, awnings, doors and windows. Will take up more boot space than dome tents.
Torpedo7 Grande 3-Room Family Dome Tent
Fast Pitch & Inflatable
Fast-to-Pitch tents are fast and easy to pitch without hassle, they are built tough, come in a range of styles and sizes suitable for camping and outdoor adventures.
Key points to consider
- Capacity: how many people it can comfortably hold
- Seasonality: Tent construction relative to expected weather conditions
- Livability: Comfort and convenience based on design and features
Also think about peak height, floor, length, poles, rainfly, tent materials, ventilation, inner, guy ropes and pockets.
It’s always a great idea to add on a sunroom so you can sit outside, but in the shade.
A few camping chairs and a chill box also sets the scene nicely.