iKamper Roof Top Tents

If you’re looking for an excellent new roof top tent to transform your next camping trip, look no further. Here at Roof Racks NZ, we stock an extensive range of high-quality tents and gear designed to help you have a better time out in the great outdoors.

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Our range includes the award-winning and best-selling iKamper Skycamp, as well as many other varieties that will let you take in the fresh air from a whole new level.

If you’d like to know more about our roof top carriers and other accessories, please get in touch with our team at 09 267 8767.

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The iKamper Skycamp: Camping Made Easy

Easy to set up, the Skycamp features an aerodynamic, lightweight design that looks great and includes options to fit perfectly on most vehicles. With a breathable, insulating fabric, you’ll stay warm and dry while air gets to flow in and out. 

These exceptional camping accessories are made with quality components to ensure durability in all environments and conditions.

Want to fall asleep under the stars? With the Skycamp, you’ll get to take in incredible vistas right from the roof of your car. Using the right mounting racks, they’re suitable for a wide variety of vehicles.

What Are Roof Top Tents? An Overview

Rooftop tents take your camping experience to the next level – literally. These tents mount onto a roof rack system right on top of your vehicle. And it’s not just your Toyota you can turn into a mobile basecamp. They’re compatible with:

  • Cars
  • Utes
  • Vans
  • SUVs
  • And even trailers

Get out into the wilderness and stay ever-ready for adventure with these incredible roof top tents.

It’s not just the views that are better than ever. You’ll get an incredible range of benefits when you use these tents, including the following:

The Benefits Of Using A Rooftop Tent

With these waterproof tents, you’ll get to stay warm and dry no matter the weather. Because your tent’s located safely above ground, they’ll stay cleaner because you won’t be tracing as much dirt in – and you won’t have to worry about the ground beneath you turning into mud while you sleep.

Setting up camp is easier than ever. No longer will you have to worry about finding the right soil or even ground conditions. All you need to do is find the right location, park, and deploy your tent. That’s it!

Our iKamper Skycamp dual-layer hard lid roof top tents are extremely simple to set up, you’ll be ready to camp in as little as one minute!

Our rooftop tents even feature built-in mattresses, providing you with a comfortable, flat space to sleep on. Plus, their elevated positions give you improved ventilation. That means you’re guaranteed a comfortable night’s sleep, no matter where in the wilderness you are. Now that’s a great way to be up and ready for a new day of adventure.

A car with a roof top tent in the New Zealand wilderness

How To Set Up Your Rooftop Tent

All you need to do to get your rooftop tent ready for use is just travel to your chosen camping spot, open the tent, lower its ladder and it’s ready to use.

It really is that simple.

Most of these tents have been designed to fit vehicle rack systems comfortably and the tents are easy to install. Getting ready for that next great adventure couldn’t be easier.

Types of Rooftop Tents: More Info

There are two main varieties of rooftop tents: Hard and Soft Shell.

How do you choose what is the best one for your needs? Just read on to find out.

Choosing The Right Tent

There are many benefits to either kind of tent. Determining the right one for you comes down to a variety of factors, such as how many people you need it to sleep, the amount of gear you’re bringing and how you plan to go camping.

Soft Shell

Soft shell tents are more common than their hard shell counterparts. These tents fold in half and are lighter in weight than hard shell tents. Soft shell tents are also more cost effective than hard shell. 

Only one half of the tent mounts to the roof rack itself – the other is supported and kept upright by a ladder that extends from your open tent to the ground. To take your tent down, all you’ll need to do is to fold it back over, collapse the ladder and replace any travel covers.

These tents are highly popular due to their convenience and compatibility with a wide range of environments. Some are even large enough to feature additional room modules. That makes them an excellent choice for an endless list of adventures ahead.

Hard Shell

Hard shell tents are the ultimate roof top tent systems. Simply unlock the latches to pop them open. Their quick setup and tear-down processes make them an ideal choice for quick, ‘stop-and-go’ style camping. They also look amazing!

Hard shell tents, such as the iKamper Skycamp, are faster and easier to set up and set down. The dual skin hard shell also provides better insulation inside the tent and reduces noise from wind and rain.

There are different sizes available to suit all your camping needs. The larger sized iKamper Skycamp 2.0 features a massive King Size mattress! 

Starting That Next Great Adventure Is Quick And Easy

If you’d like suggestions on the right rooftop tents for your next trip or advice on choosing the best camping supplies, the team here at Roof Racks NZ is more than happy to help.

Please get in touch with us at 09 267 8767 for more info about our roof racks or advice on choosing the right one for you. It doesn’t take much to begin that next great adventure.