Tents

Tents

Not sure which tent you need? Then check out our entire range of tents!

Anaconda offers a wide variety of tent types including family tents, swags, hiking tents, gazebos and camping tents.

Discover them all to find the right tent for you!

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  •   Denali Kakadu Hike Tent

    Denali Kakadu Hike Tent

    Lightweight hike tent ideal for weekend hikes or school camping trips. Compact and easy to erect. Features 2 pole set design, waterproof fly and front vestibule for easy storage....

    Reg: $159.99

    Now: $79.99


  •   Spinifex Jindabyne Dome Tent

    Spinifex Jindabyne Dome Tent

    A spacious three-person tent, the Jindabyne Dome tent from Spinifex offers campers the convenience of a spacious vestibule at the front of the tent, in addition to providing them with an undercover storage area for gear or a place to escape the weather. This tent is suitable for a spring/summer week...

    Reg: $119.99

    Now: $59.99


  •   Spinifex Eden Dome Tent

    Spinifex Eden Dome Tent

    Fancy a quick escape? Look no further than this compact 3 person tent. Easy to setup and versatile for any outdoor adventure. Features climate control side vents to circulate air during the day and prevent condensation build-up during the night. Large side windows and enclosed front vestibule gives ...

    Reg: $189.99

    Now: $94.99


  •   Spinifex Shoalhaven 4 Person Tent

    Spinifex Shoalhaven 4 Person Tent

    It's just a great little tent! This popular style is a true campsite classic, using a tried and tested pole configuration and durable materials. With a packaged weight of only 5 kg and standing room of 175 cm, it will sleep four, but a couple could spread out in spacious luxury with so much storage ...

    Reg: $189.99

    Now: $94.99



  •   Spinifex Marlo Tent

    Spinifex Marlo Tent

    The Spinifex Marlo Tent is a great family tent with 2 bedrooms separated by a zippered door. Quick and easy to set up with a generous front awning, the Marlo Tent is ideal for any getaway in the great outdoors!...

    Reg: $399.99

    Now: $199.99


  •   Spinifex Cape York Tent

    Spinifex Cape York Tent

    The Spinifex Cape York Tent is a great option for a family camping trip or weekend away with friends. This Dome tent has a sleeping capacity of 8. With 3 doors in total you'll have easy access at the front and at the rear. And with an interior centre height of 215cm you'll definitely notice how spac...

    Reg: $649.99

    Now: $324.99


  •   Spinifex Huon Geo Dome Tent

    Spinifex Huon Geo Dome Tent

    The two-bedroom Huon Dome tent has more internal space and added stability than your average tent of this size while comfortably sleeping up to six people. The extended vestibule is fully enclosed with no-see-um mesh, creating an insect-free space, and its 'flow away' front awning is shaped to preve...

    Reg: $469.99

    Now: $234.99


  •   Spinifex Jardine Tent

    Spinifex Jardine Tent

    Australians love to go camping, especially during the hotter months. It's in our blood! But there are one or two winged and biting pests out there that also love the summer - and us, and they can ruin a holiday. The Spinifex Jardine Tent is the perfect retreat, with its mesh screened front room to g...

    Reg: $699.99

    Now: $349.99



  •   Spinifex Cape Otway Tent

    Spinifex Cape Otway Tent

    Designed for the Australian market. The Spinifex Cape Otway 6 Tent has a tough geodesic frame build, heavy duty 14x14 PE floor, silver coated fully seam sealed fly and ultra fin enmesh for superior insect protection. A great all year round tent for the family or couple who want that little extra roo...

    Reg: $569.99

    Now: $284.99


  •   Spinifex Franklin Family Tent

    Spinifex Franklin Family Tent

    Want to go camping with the kids, but would prefer more privacy and space? Then look no further! The Franklin Family Tent sleeps up to nine people in three separate rooms, providing ample living and sleeping space for large families or groups. The tent also has internal dividing walls for privacy an...

    Reg: $629.99

    Now: $314.99


  •   Dune Kimberley 9 Tent

    Dune Kimberley 9 Tent

    The Dune Kimberley 9 Tourer tent made with heavy duty 320 gsm ripstop canvas which makes this tent more water resistance and more breathable. The canvas has been treated with water resistant so it will keep you dry in rainy season. It's heavy duty PVC floor stop water coming from ground. Kimberley 9...

    Reg: $699.99

    Now: $349.99


  •   Dune Kimberley 9 Plus Canvas Tent

    Dune Kimberley 9 Plus Canvas Tent

    The Dune Kimberley 9 plus tent made with heavy duty 320 gsm ripstop canvas which makes this tent more water resistance and more breathable. The canvas has been treated with water resistant so it will keep you dry in rainy season. It's heavy duty PVC floor stop water coming from ground. Kimberley 9 p...

    Reg: $799.99

    Now: $399.99



  •   Dune Eyre Tent

    Dune Eyre Tent

    The newest addition to the Dune 4WD tent range has a tough top to bottom exterior, with quick set up mechanisms to make setting up camp the least of your worries. The tent boasts near vertical walls offering ample head and shoulder space for even the most broad-shouldered camping enthusiast....

    Reg: $1,299.99

    Now: $649.99


  •   Dune Innamincka Canvas Tent

    Dune Innamincka Canvas Tent

    Dune Innamincka tent has a 340g heavy duty ripstop canvas material which is ideal for any camping condition. Canvas has been treated with water resistant formula to keep you dry and also full PVC tub floor provide great support. It has an no see um mesh on all windows and doors and also has a room d...

    Reg: $1,399.99

    Now: $699.99


  •   Dune Eyre Plus Tent

    Dune Eyre Plus Tent

    Don't be fooled by the Eyre's minimalistic appearance, the silver-coated roof will reflect the harsh Australian sun whilst the no-see-um mesh provides superior ventilation sans the mozzies. With its spacious layout and sleeping capacity of 7 people, it will be perfect for your next camping adventure...

    Reg: $1,399.99

    Now: $699.99


  •   Dune Deluxe RV Shade

    Dune Deluxe RV Shade

    The Dune Deluxe RV shade has a heavy duty 150D material with silver coated fly provides privacy and protection from the weather. It's easy quick lock suction cups attaches to any vehicle. It's 50+ UV protected and has reinforced shock corded poles for stronger support. Fly material is tape seam seal...

    Reg: $169.99

    Now: $89.99



  •   Dune 4WD Quickstop Awning

    Dune 4WD Quickstop Awning

    A must when on the road, at your favourite sporting event, camping or simply touring around Australia. Compact and super versatile. The Quickstop sets up in seconds. Simply attached to the roof of your car or any hard flat surface. Perfect travelling companion and compact enough to store in the boot...

    Reg: $49.99

    Now: $39.99


  •   Spinifex Foam Floor Mat Pack

    Spinifex Foam Floor Mat Pack

    These Spinifex Foam Mats in a 4 pack are great for camping, exercise or children's play area. They are perfect as floor insulation in tents. Individual mats can be joined and interlocked together to form the required shape and size....

    Reg: $19.99

    CLUB: $14.99


  •   Dune Outback Swag

    Dune Outback Swag

    The traditional Aussie bush bed the swag was originally a rolled blanket carried by farm workers who walked from job to job in Australia during the 1800s. Today, swags are more sophisticated but still used by bushmen, cattlemen, cowboys, drovers, hunters, fishermen, Scouts, bikers and hikers. Made f...

    Reg: $349.99

    Now: $199.99


  •   Dune Boundary Swag

    Dune Boundary Swag

    An icon of the Australian outback, the swag is an original Aussie design born out of necessity in the 1800s, but these days it's one of the best ways to travel fast and light through the Aussie bush. Quick and easy to roll out, the tough 320 gsm (12 oz) canvas Boundary Swag is great for fishing trip...

    Reg: $249.99

    Now: $149.99


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At Anaconda, we understand that choosing a tent can be a daunting experience. After all, a tent can be a sizeable investment, and with so many different types, shapes, sizes and features on offer it can be quite tricky to know what is the right tent for you.

In this guide, we will try to answer any questions you may have about buying a tent while explaining what certain features mean and which type of tent may suit your style of camping. Then browse our pages of tents to find your ideal home from home for your trip. With tents for one person right up to tents for large family groups, we will have the right tent for your next camping or hiking adventure here at Anaconda.

What is better when looking for a hiking tent, a swag or a tent?

Obviously, this is an issue that can be debated at length. Swags are suitable for one or two people at most, so this will not be a question you need to worry about if you are planning to travel with your spouse, three kids and a dog. However, people who want a lightweight option for a hiking trip or a weekend away camping can decide to choose a lightweight pop-up tent or a swag. Here we take a look at the pros and cons:

Waterproof: Swags are waterproof tents with a sleeping compartment which is insect-proof as well to keep away insects and parasites. Pop-up tents are also waterproof and some could be UV ray proof, but they are not generally insect-proof.

Durability: Swags are highly durable and do not easily tear down or get blown away. They can be the ultimate camping partner for you even in harsh weather like rain or winds. On the other hand, pop-up tents are so light that they cannot bear high winds, so may be better for summer conditions only.

Sleeping: Swags come with an inbuilt foam mattress that gives you the ultimate comfort you can ever get while camping. A swag style bedroll is easy and light to carry. Pop-up tents are lighter, but you have to factor in the weight of your bedding when comparing weights.

Time: Both swags and pop-up tents can be set up in minutes, making them ideal for use after a tiring days hiking or trekking.

What are the best camping tents?

Spacious, user-friendly, and full of features, tents designed for camping provide a relatively luxurious outdoors experience these days. Many of them now have separate sleeping areas, windows, room for storage, sufficient headroom and are easy to pitch. If you are just planning to go camping for a few weeks in the summer, you will have a choice from just about every type of camping tent that suits the size of your party. For a long-term investment or a camping tent that will withstand tougher weather conditions, you may need to invest in one of the more expensive models of offer.

What should I look for in a lightweight tent?

When you go trekking or cycling and want to take a tent for your overnight stays, weight becomes a serious issue. The primary factor in the weight of a tent is the floor space. The larger the space, the heavier your tent will be. Not all manufacturers use the same size guide when describing a one-person or two-person tent, so do check the measurements of your tent carefully before deciding. If you are travelling with quite a bit of gear, having a bit more floor space will be essential. Other features to consider will be the durability of your tent (what sort of weather conditions will it cope with), how easy is it to put up (at the end of a long and tiring day, with no help), and the cost.

Which tents are best for family camping?

Family tents range in size, depending on your family. Family tents can accommodate as few as three people or as many as 10 and are available in a variety of styles. A family tent will usually offer a larger living space and multiple bedroom areas. Some may also have a porch, which can be a great place to share meals when the weather is good. Family tents are usually available as cabin tents or dome tents.

Cabin tents: The straighter walls of a cabin family tent utilise space a lot more efficiently than a dome, especially in the sleeping areas. This extra space can also allow for more camping accessories such as chairs, tables, coolers and cookers etc. The headroom is usually more generous in a cabin tent, so you don’t have to stoop when inside. Cabin tents can have a more homely feel with large windows, some with mesh and curtains. They can also offer added privacy with room dividers or doors between the rooms. Cabin tents are often made of traditional canvas.

Dome tents: Dome tents tend to be a bit cheaper than cabin tents and one of their other appealing characteristics is they are generally very easy to assemble. Dome style family tents do not always offer sufficient headroom, except in the middle of the domed area. However, dome style family tents are usually lighter than cabin tents as they use aluminium alloy or fibreglass poles. The fabric used in a dome tent is usually some form of polyester which makes them dry a lot quicker than canvas and they fold away to nothing.

Here are some other things to look out for when deciding on the best family tent:

Size: Think carefully about the size of your tent if you are planning to stay in it for a longer period of time. While camping in small space may be fine for two or three nights, a fortnight can be a long time to spend closely packed together with the whole family, particularly if the weather is bad.

Headroom: If you or other members of your family are tall, check the height of your tent as well as the floor space. Having to spend a lot of time crouched over has never improved anyone’s temper. Family tents with extra headroom often also provide extra storage options, ideal if you have lots of stuff.

Exits: If you have many people sharing a tent, having extra exits can be extremely useful, especially if you need to get out at night. It means you can exit the tent without having to step over and around others, or can come in later without waking sleeping kids.

Sleeping areas: Depending on the ages of your children, you may prefer to choose a family tent with separate sleeping area or “pods”, to give everyone some privacy. People with small children may prefer to have a larger sleeping area, which can be divided with a curtain, so the kids feel more secure and are close by at all times.

What are the benefits of a canvas tent?

Although polyester tents have many advantages such as being lightweight, cheaper and will dry more quickly after a bout of rain, many experienced campers will always opt for a canvas tent when given the choice. Here are some of the reasons why:

1. Canvas tents are more durable and sturdy. They will stand up to the elements and offer better protection. Although sunlight will damage most fabrics, cotton canvas is much more resilient than polyester. Canvas tents will start to leak after exposure to UV rays, but this can be remedied by reproofing the tent with one of the many reproofing products on the market.

2. Canvas tents are breathable. Because cotton has lots of tiny holes naturally woven into the fabric, it can breathe better. This means less condensation inside your tent and more comfortable nights in hot climates.

3. Canvas tents stay significantly cooler in the day and warmer in the evening. Cotton has the ability to resist the heat from the sun for longer but keeps the tent warmer when evening sets in.

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