Tarps (or tarpaulins) are one of the most versatile pieces of outdoor activity equipment you can have. A tarpaulin may not be your first camping or trekking consideration, although waterproof and heavy duty tent accessories and trailer accessories are essential. Tarps are just the start of your waterproof camping accessories collection that may also include roof racks, multi tools, hiking tents and more. Tarpaulins are useful for all types of campers, and are coupled with gazebos, awnings and other outdoor spaces for all-round camp comfort and convenience.

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You certainly can. Our waterproof tarps are heavy duty products that won't lighten your wallet. Anaconda establishes partnerships with major brands such as Sea To Summit, Oztrail, Burke & Wills and other great manufacturers with an Australian focus. A quality tarp should be waterproof, provide insect protection, keep sleeping bags dry and be available for creating extra space or emergency shelter.While investigating tarps, make sure to check out more great products. Whether you are looking for sleeping bags, cookware, hammocks or hiking tents, Anaconda has what you are looking for. Our unbeatable range includes men's clothing, trekking gear, water bottles, spare parts, daypacks and more, so get ready to be excited. In addition, Anaconda offers payment options such as afterpay so you can pay later with fortnightly installments.

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  • A tarp is automatically useful for Australian picnics and outdoor activities. Tarps are also carried by campers and glampers for establishing your home base while camping. Here are a few tarpaulin uses.
  • Protect your tent accessories, trailer accessories and trekking gear with a waterproof tarp.
  • Protect your hiking tent underfloor from seepage by using an additional tarp layer on the ground.
  • Cover your sleeping bags, dry garments and other gear for waterproof protection.
  • Hang the tarp for additional waterproof protection above your hiking tent.
  • Extend your shade by combining your tarp with awnings, gazebos, tent wall eyelets, tie-downs and guy ropes for extra shade and protection.
  • Use your tarp as emergency shelter or protection during a sudden cold snap.


Poly tarps are the most commonly used tarpaulins due to their incredible waterproof capabilities. High density polyethylene used in Oztrail tarps will keep biting insects and creepy crawlies at bay, and provide an impenetrable barrier for spiky grass and uncomfortable surfaces. Combine your poly tarp with hammocks and cushions for a perfect riverside picnic or other relaxing outing. The Oztrail Ultramesh tarp, measuring 12' x 12' doubles as an effective shade cloth, including brass eyelets, reinforced edging and its own carry bag. The Mountain Designs tarp 9.0 is the perfect lightweight and waterproof shelter for trekking. Deceptively heavy duty, the Mountain Designs tarp 9.0 is seam sealed with a waterproof rating to 3,000mm. This emergency tarp is set up fast using purpose-designed tie-downs and guy ropes, and comes with a repair kit and its own stuff sack.


A tarp is one of the most versatile pieces of camping or trekking equipment you can own. They are used for a multitude of functions, from securing trailer accessories and tent accessories, to providing insect protection, sun protection and waterproof protection for all-round outdoor satisfaction. Your tarpaulin will provide emergency shade for your BBQ, and keep tableware and cookware in the shade. A tarp will also ensure your first aid supplies are waterproof and protected.Tarps can be ideal for keeping insects, dust and dirt out of stored items in your garage or backyard as well, and can offer protection to furnishings when painting or decorating in and around the house. With a large range of tarps available for affordable prices, you will find tarps a great investment that will certainly prove their worth in many areas around the house and garden or while out camping or trekking.



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