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Tuatara HS Rooftop Tent

RRP $4,499.00


With possibly the lowest profile of any rooftop tent, the Tuatara Hard Shell is made to handle any adventure you can throw at it. The heavy-duty aluminium shell withstands New Zealand's harshest climates while the pop-up gas struts will see you set up in under a minute. The incorporated 'T' channel system enables you to fit accessories directly to the hard shell. Spacious, hard-wearing, versatile, the HS is the ultimate Rooftop Tent for serious adventures.

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The basics – Tuatara HS

  • Low-Profile Design: 170mm packed down (without mounting rails)
  • 304-grade Stainless Steel Gas Struts: High resistance to coastal environments
  • M8 'T' Channel: To attach accessories directly to the tent
  • Wind Resistant: Gas Struts withstands gusts up to 40 knots
  • Telescopic Ladder: Adjustable 2.3m aluminium ladder
  • Extended Porch: Shields the ladder allowing HS to be open in wet conditions
  • 280g Ripstop Polycotton: Ideal for backcountry conditions
  • Honeycomb Core Base and Lid Design: Reduces weight and adds strength
  • Thick Mattress: 35D 7cm sponge for ultimate comfort
  • Heavy-Duty Aluminium Hardshell: Prevents dust and water from entering the tent
  • Bungees: External fly bungees for fast and easy pack down
  • Additional Accessories: Rooftop tent rails, awning mounting brackets and cargo tray available seperately.
5 year warranty
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  • Features
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  • Instructions
  • Easy-Grip Zip-Pulls Our Easy-Grip Zip-Pulls have a handy finger loop. The rubber and cord zip pulls make less noise as the pulls don’t rattle in the wind.
  • 280g Ripstop Polycotton
  • Seam Sealed
  • Made for New Zealand Climates Constructed for New Zealand's extreme weather and ever-changing landscapes from mountain to sea.
  • Mat Included A comfortable mat is included with this product!
  • 2000mm aqua rated This fabric will withstand a 2000mm (2 metre) solid column of water for more than 1 minute before a single drop might appear through the fabric. New Zealand’s highest 24-hour rainfall was 758mm - so we’ve got you covered! We also double-coat our waterproof PU coating for even better coverage and performance.
  • UV protection For added safety and comfort the fabric has UPF 50+UV protection.
  • Storage pockets Handy storage to easily locate important items and to minimise clutter.
  • Lantern hanging points Conveniently located tabs to hang LED lanterns.
  • Power cord entry Power cord entry makes it easy to plug in appliances or charge your phone when on a powered tent site.
  • 180 Degree View Wake up to 180-degree expansive views through the extended porch!
  • Anti-Condensation Liner Prevents condensation build-up between the thick mattress and the base.
  • Compact Compact shell design allows you to store other gear on your roof racks.
  • Expandable Self-expanding with gas struts.
  • Lockable Lockable latches keep the Rooftop Tent secure when driving.
  • Pop-Up Gas Strut Marine-grade stainless steel gas struts pop open the Rooftop Tent with ease.
  • Telescopic Ladder Easy to use adjustable Telescopic ladder suits any vehicle height.
  • Open Dimensions: 1280 W x 1550 H x 2250 D (mm)
  • Closed Dimensions: 1280 W x 170 H x 2250 D (mm)
  • Travel Cover Dimensions: 1280 W x 170 H x 2250 D (mm)
  • Floor area: 2.6m²
  • Mattress: 1200 W x 60 H x 2180 D (mm)
  • Rooftop Tent Weight: 78kg
  • Dynamic Weight: 150kgs
  • Static Weight: 25kgs (weight on top of HS when open)
  • 1 Entrance and 2 Windows: All 3 can be used as entrances. All entrances have insect mesh.

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