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Kombi Campervan Tent … Yes, that’s right a VW Kombi Campervan tent!
When we first saw the VW T1 Kombi Campervan tent advertised, we just had to have it. Full stop. No question about it.
It was hard to find any reviews though, just loads of comments that people had left on various sites about ‘needing’ one and how much fun it might be to take to the Glastonbury Festival. Not to matter about the lack of actual reviews.. we still ‘needed’ it in our lives. Made by the Monster Factory, the VW Kombi campervan tent is an exact replica (er, size wise) of a 1965 kombi van.
“VW campervan tents are incredibly quick and easy to set up. All tents come with free standing poles which are bungee corded with quality click connectors. Quite frankly, popping it up is idiot-proof! The generous height of the tents also makes it possible to stand up inside, invaluable when dressing in your festival finest or sheltering from a rainy day!”
These brilliant abodes are to scale and come in blue, red and yellow and there is currently
a limited edition that is a ‘must have’…
“Limited Edition Flower Power VW Tent… Flower Power is back with a colourful bang and these 60s inspired tents are just the ticket for a Summer of Love.For those old enough to remember – cast your mind back to the groovy era and relive the swinging 60s. Young enough not to know better, well here’s your excuse to create your own flower power movement and get lost in
For those old enough to remember – cast your mind back to the groovy era and relive the swinging 60s. Young enough not to know better, well here’s your excuse to create your own flower power movement and get lost in the love – ‘hippy style’.”
Find the Best Price for a VW Kombi Campervan Tent – Full size or kids play tent replicas!
Our Review of the VW Campervan Tent:
The VW Kombi camper van tent brings a whole new dimension to camping! Even at around $300, we still had to have it! We had a trial run of putting the beastie up on our lawn, the blurb does say “VW camper van tents are incredibly quick and easy to set up…”. Hmmm… well, it takes a little pondering to get the hang of setting the poles up, and I think if a person had no ‘training’ in the art of erecting tents, it may get slightly frustrating… but still worth the effort and giggles (did I say yet how fun they are?).
So, there stood our newest family member, proudly gracing our front lawn and fooling many folk passing by into thinking that we had a real Kombi camper. Tsk., this model is sooo much more economical and not fraught with mechanical problems at all. It is spacious inside, remembering that it is to scale, plenty of head room. Sleeps 4 quite well. OK, no space really for bags in there when all 4 of us are out and about camping… but …we still had to have it!
The frame goes together first… followed by covering it with the outer shell. Then the inside ‘room’ is hung up and pegged, complete with a natty divider wall to give the elusion of privacy. The zip is done up from ground level, slightly irksome perhaps, but no biggie in the scheme of things. If I were looking at a run of the mill tent, this would be a consideration against it… but not with the Kombi Camper! I forgive it the little details, in the name of fun. Warning ~ Do practice setting up your new pride and joy prior to setting off into the wilderness camping, as it can be quite humiliating to be standing around with poles all over the show looking clueless for a while!
Amazingly, the tent is really stable in the wind. We were camping in the Flinders Ranges last September, and had one night of really high, gusty winds – the little blue camper was a real trooper and stood its ground superbly.
Inside, the tent is bright and airy, despite having no ‘real’ windows. The door has a flyscreen, of course, so can be closed up or left open.
This year we travelled from the Dandenong Ranges (near Melbourne) to Uluru and back, camping most nights. Our gazebo tent flew away at Yulara campground (near Ayers Rock/Uluru) and disintegrated in a strong gust of wind, but the tent stood firm.
VW Kombi Van Tent … camping out in Australia
Our Kombi Campervan tent has been to the Outback of Australia, along the Great Ocean Road, into the mountains and accommodated our daughters and their mates on the front lawn.. with many years of fun and amusement to come.
OVERALL RATING FROM WICKED WALKABOUT REVIEWS: 10/10 of course. It is in a league of its very own!
Whoa!!!… there is even a London Underground tent now!!
“STAND BACK FOR THE ULTIMATE TENT! This year’s hottest invention is about to change the way you travel for good. Use all
available doors. This amazing replica Northern Line Tube tent is certainly an eye-catcher that’s set to create a real talking point and stop people in their tracks. We’ve gone all out to create this ultimate party tent for festival fans, large groups of campers or those who simply want to bask in the glory of owning this year’s most epic big boys toy!
There are endless configurations – from DJ booth and bar to laid back chill out zones or bedrooms.
The tent, which measures 2.5m wide by 15.5m long by 1.9m high, sleeps up to 20 adults and should fit across two standard campsite pitches (each 5m wide x 9m long)*.”