The Top 5 Camping Essential Items You Need This School Holidays

The Top 5 Camping Essential Items You Need This School Holidays

Spring is here and so are the September school holidays. That means it’s time to pack up the family and go camping!

Seeing as international travel is off the cards for the moment, camping is the prime holidaying option. In our beautiful country, you are spoiled for choice of camping destinations. The only thing you should worry about is that you’ve got all of your camping essentials.

To help out, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 camping essential items you need this school holidays:

1. A Quality Tent

Coleman Silver Series - Instant-Up Side Entry 8 Person Tent

It’s the most obvious camping essential; a tent to sleep in. 

To keep the rain, wind and sun away, you should ensure the tent you bring is a quality one. At CAOS, we stock a range of different tents, at various sizes. The size of your tent should depend on the size of your family. 

For bigger families, you can choose from:

If you are travelling in a smaller group, or want separate tents, the best options are:

2. CAOS Cooler


Keeping your beers cold on a school holiday camping trip is a must!

Our range of Coolers come in various sizes and colours, perfect for even the largest amount of food and beverages. Depending on which one you choose, our Coolers feature a basket, bottle opener and/or cutting board for maximum convenience. 

With an ice retention of up to 12 days, our coolers will protect your food, drink or catch of the day for your entire trip. 

3. NOMAD Shower Tent Awning

Privacy while you are camping may seem like a luxury that is hard to come by… but with NOMAD’s Shower Tent Awning you can have it whenever you want.

You can use it as a foldout shower, toilet or private change space and it easily folds away in a compact 1000D transit bag mounted to the side of your vehicle. 

For the ultimate set up, you can purchase The Complete Shower Set, which includes NOMAD Shower Tent Awning, CAOS USB Rechargeable Camp Shower and ​​Camp Shower Spare Battery Pack.

4. Fire Pit

Although the weather is warming up, these spring nights can still get chilly! Plus, your camping trip wouldn’t be complete without your very own fire pit.

Treat the kids to a meal cooked over a campfire and toasted marshmallows for dessert!

With a CAOS Fire Pit, you’ll be sure to make this holiday’s camping trip an unforgettable one.

5. Lighting

If you’re travelling away from civilisation, it’s going to get very dark when the sun goes down.

That’s why it is essential to ensure that you have packed the right sort of lighting. There’s no use fumbling around in the dark as you try and get the kids ready for bed - make sure you’ve got some camping lights on hand!

Durable and long-lasting, you won’t find better lighting anywhere else. Check out our range here.

Are You Ready For Your Camping Trip This School Holidays?

Whether you are going to the beach or the bush, you’ll want to be prepared. At CAOS, we stock everything you need to make your next camping trip a great one. 

Come in store or shop online to pick up your gear! 

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