Anaconda offers a variety of tent types including family tents, swags, hiking tents, gazebos and more. Discover the perfect tent for your camping trip!
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There was a time when purchasing a quality tent was difficult. There have always been 'disposal stores' and camping specialists dotted here and there selling swags and pop up tents, but accessing name-brand equipment wasn't always possible while on the road. Enter Anaconda in 2004, and the Australian campers and hikers haven't looked back since. Outdoors types now have access to 50+ Anaconda stores Australia-wide, plus an unmatched online service and shopping cart that can be reached wherever you are, at all times. From basic pop-up swags to deluxe tents designed for comfortable glamping, Anaconda has the equipment you need to explore planet earth.
The camping and hiking landscape has changed dramatically in recent decades. Satellite technology allows hikers to remain in touch even in remote locations, while GPS guidance helps every camper or hiker to head in the right direction. You can even livestream your fun times in the wilderness, a guaranteed way to make your friends jealous. The great Australian outdoors is a siren call for campers, glampers, hikers and 4WD off-roaders, and with so many types of people onboard, a wide range of camping tent and hiking tent options is essential.
Anaconda is up to the task, offering Australia's finest range of high quality tents, awnings, camping gear and spare parts from manufacturers such as Oztrail and BlackWolf. We are the one-stop-shop for all outdoor adventurers, and our unbeatable tent range is worth getting excited about. It has never been easier or more affordable to equip the entire family with high quality sleeping bags, swags and other tourer/hiker gear for great times in the Australian outdoors. Whether you enjoy mountain climbing, water sports or hiking in Australia, Anaconda has the product you are looking for. Your journey will be enhanced with appropriate apparel also, so check out Anaconda hiking boots, jackets, hats, scarves and other essential camping gear.
WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF TENTS?
Tents come in all shapes and configurations, and there is plenty of room to showcase your individual camping style. Whether you require regal accommodation resembling a Persian caravan, a practical family tent, or a minimalist awning or tarp shelter for avoiding the elements, Anaconda is up to the task. Our extensive range includes 4WD rooftop tents, cabin tents, dome tents, family tents, touring tents and more. Here are just a few impressive options from our amazing selection.
Bargain value tents. Price doesn't need to impede comfortable camping. Anaconda options abound for all budgets, and a value-packed tent can house the entire family comfortably. Check out Spinifex and Oztrail bargains for expansive family tents and dome tents at great prices, and remember to carry a first aid kit in case of accidents. Bargain value tents by quality manufacturers include:
Spinifex Nepean Tent: This tent is airy and spacious, sleeping up to 8 people. The heavy duty floor, vertical walls and sealed seams provide enhanced weather protection, while the large front door and protective awnings create a spacious area for catching the cooling breeze. Set up the campsite with camping gear such as a hammock, BBQ, cookware, and other camp spare parts and tent accessories.
Spinifex Coolum Dome Tent: Sleeping 3 (2 comfortably), the Coolum Dome Tent features shock corded poles, heavy duty sleeves, reinforced ropes and polyester fly fabric, all for well under $100. This attractive dome tent fits the bill and the budget for almost all camping purposes.
Highest quality tents. It's important to offer customers products from all ends of the spectrum, and our high quality tents manufactured by camping specialists such as Blackwolf and and Darche are in demand. Here are a few great hiking tent and camping tent choices worth considering.
BlackWolf Turbo Lite Twin 240 Tent: BlackWolf are an iconic camping, hiking and outdoors brand known for quality and luxury. The Turbo Lite includes rollback vented curtain dividers for splitting the space, plus panels and awnings that can be converted for extending the living area. The BlackWolf lifetime warranty should seal the deal.
Coleman Northstar 10P Darkroom Tent: Special features of this premium tent are designed to block more sunlight and allow campers to sleep in, relax during the day, or put the kids to bed early at night. Up to 95% of sunlight is blocked in a Coleman Northstar 10P Tent, reducing heat by up to 5 degrees. Instant-up, no-frame assembly makes this product a family-friendly camping favourite. Make sure to check out Anaconda Club prices and save close to 50% on select camping gear items.
Single Swags. Some people like to experience amazing Australian scenery all by themselves. There is nothing more exhilarating than conquering the rugged Australian terrain singlehandedly, but celebrations won't be complete without sound sleeping facilities at night. Here are some quality instant tent single swag options.
Burke & Wills Peninsula Single Swag: This deceptively spacious single dome-shaped swag is constructed with 450 gsm ripstop cotton canvas for hardwearing use. It includes a high density foam mattress, superfine insect mesh, a heavy duty vinyl base and wax treatment for superior camping gear waterproofing.
Spinifex King Single Drifter Swag: Ideal for wet or warm climates, the Spinifex Single Drifter Swag provides plenty of ventilation for capturing cool breezes at the end of a warm Australian day. Simply unzip the full length top opening and enjoy the amazing night sky. This single swag includes strong steel pegs and guy ropes for secure camping even in exposed locations.
4WD tents. Off-roading is exciting, adventurous, and just a little bit dangerous, but there should be room for comfort at the end of the day. 4WD accessories, equipment and spare parts include tailor made pop-up tents and awnings that are quickly set up for instant relaxation, out of reach of creepy crawlies.
Dune 4WD Stretcher Tent: Tough, compact and portable, with no assembly required, the Dune 4WD Stretcher Tent includes a tough polyester fly, corrosion resistant frame, UV resistant fabric and Dryseam taped seams for additional water proofing. With a load capacity of 150 kg, rugged off-roaders are spoilt for luxury.
Dune 4WD Rooftop Tents: Available in 120cm and 140cm models, these deluxe rooftop tents are designed to take off-roading to the next level. Highest quality materials are used throughout and set up or fold down is achieved in seconds using the hydraulic cylinder mechanism. This rooftop tent includes a comfy mattress, spacious interior and convenient ladder, all adding to the deluxe 4WD camper appeal.
ARE POP UP TENTS GOOD?
Pop up tents from manufacturers such as Oztent and Oztrail are popular due to their instant-up simplicity. However, the difference between quality pop up tents and their undesirable counterparts is enormous. Purchasing a cheap no-name tent is a recipe for camping disaster, as it will leak, tear and probably blow away. Choose a pop up tent, dome tent, hiking tent or family tent designed by a well-known manufacturer, and keep your eye out for superior features that include:
- Water resistant fabrics and taped seams
- Fast hiking tent setup with adaptable configurations
- Pegs, guy ropes and bag included
- Awning, storage pockets and lantern hooks
- Strong frame and external fly
- Strong zippers and superior ventilation
Check out the enormous Anaconda pop up tent range for more inspiration.
HOW DO I CHOOSE A TENT?
Your tent choices should match your camping/hiking/trekking ambitions. There is no alternative to quality, particularly in a country as large as Australia, where temperatures soar and plummet and the weather can change without warning. Here are some handy tips for choosing the right tent so you can explore planet earth in style.
- Determine your camping tent space needs for accommodating everyone comfortably.
- Consider the weight of the camping tent if you are planning on hiking to the campsite.
- Choose a climate-appropriate tent suitable for your chosen destination.
- Make sure your family tent has enough floor space for people and belongings.
- Investigate adaptable tent accessories solutions for increasing floor space and camp storage.
- Consider the tent height for comfortably sitting or standing.
- Purchase tents, tarps, awnings and sleeping bags suited to prevailing weather conditions and wind strength.
- Consider tent accessories, portable toilets, food storage, shower tents and other outdoor options.
HOW TO KEEP WARM IN A TENT?
Tents provide a thin shield of protection from the elements and staying dry for campers and hikers is essential. The best family tents, pop-up tents, swags and other tents available at Anaconda are water resistant and promote air flow for staying cooler during the day and comfortable at night. The weather can drop markedly overnight in the outback, and you are guaranteed to wake up freezing unless you have a suitable tent, sleeping bag and other creature comforts on your side.
It pays to invest in a tent with a solid floor, strong guy ropes, and sturdy tent accessories, and the addition of a durable camp mattress will keep you high and dry. Our sleeping bag range is also unbeatable, so check out tent and sleeping bag options available at Anaconda, and pair your tent, bag, tent accessories, spare parts and other equipment for a warm and comfortable camping adventure. You should also take time to investigate other Anaconda products for creating an enjoyable camping or glamping experience. Modern camping can coexist with technology, devices, chargers, heaters, fans, solar lighting and other modern day hiker equipment.
WHAT SIZE TENT DO I NEED?
Most people prefer a slightly larger tent, rather than compressing everything into a confined space. If you require a general camping tent with more space, purchase a 3-person dome tent instead of a 2-person tent, or choose a tent with adaptable walls, rooms and awnings. Family tents can be a home base with all the bells and whistles including camp cooking equipment, solar lighting, USB compatible devices, an ensuite and every other type of comfort.
Your tent choice will probably be influenced by your favourite camping style, so whether you are looking for hiking tents, dome tents, cabin tents, a beach tent or roof top tent, Anaconda have the style options you are after. Our tents are hand selected by outdoor specialists for their workmanship, durability and weather-resistant performance, and with major tent manufacturers on our side, we pass the savings on to you.
Anaconda's nation-wide reach allows us to equip all Australians with superior pop up tents, family tents, dome tents, swags and other outdoor products designed to handle tough conditions. We are excited to showcase the best camper and hiker gear and tent accessories, including day packs, portable toilets, backpacks, vests and apparel, headlamps, tableware, food storage solutions and a whole lot more. We invite you to explore our impressive range of touring tents, canvas tents and swags designed for Australian conditions. We provide a streamlined customer service and shopping cart so you can shop online, plus real Anaconda stores where you can explore your options in person, speak to the experts, and plan your next exciting camping adventure.