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Tuatara SSC Rooftop Tent

RRP $2,699.00

Promo Price $1,999.00


New Zealand's first Blackout Rooftop Tent, the Tuatara Soft Shell Compact is our most compact and lightweight roof tent that pops up and folds away in just 2 minutes. The easy to use telescopic ladder can be adjusted to any vehicle height while the slatted base allows for a lightweight design that reduces condensation build-up. Perfect for smaller vehicles and Ute’s, the SSC is the ideal Roof Tent for easy adventures anywhere.

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Delivery approximately 15 August 2022

The basics – Tuatara SSC

  • Blackout Fly: 200D Ripstop Polyester for longer sleep in's with darker interior and reduce heat
  • Telescopic Ladder: 2.3m adjustable aluminium ladder to suit any car size
  • Heavy-duty Frame: 19mm/25mm poles
  • Slatted Base Design: Reduces weight, increases airflow and reduces condensation build-up
  • Thick Mattress: 35D 7cm sponge
  • Extended Porch: to stop water or rain
  • Cambuckle Compression Straps: For secure storage while driving
  • Heavy-Duty Travel Cover: 1000D PVC built to handle New Zealand's diverse weather
  • Compact Design: Allows you to make the most of your roof rack space
  • Internal Bungees: For fast and easy pack down
  • 180 Degree Views: Make the most of the view wherever you are
3 year warranty
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  • Features
  • Specifications
  • 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.
  • Fold Out
  • Collapsible This product saves space by collapsing to a fraction of its size when not in use.
  • 350kg Weight Rating
  • Mat Included A comfortable mat is included with this product!
  • 200 denier fabric We use a high density/high thread count (Denier) PU coated polyester fabric for the fly, which we have developed over many years. This fabric has superior tensile strength and is 8 times more durable than nylon. It doesn't stretch or sag when wet like nylon does and is a heavier quality than comparable fabrics.
  • Aluminium poles Our Powerflex aluminium poles are the largest diameter pole possible, relative to the size of the tent. This ensures you get maximum strength at minimum weight. They are also coloured to match the coloured pole sleeves. These are teamed up with lightweight high-strength aluminium 'V' hiker pegs.
  • Storage pockets Handy storage to easily locate important items and to minimise clutter.
  • Lantern hanging points Conveniently located tabs to hang LED lanterns.
  • Heavy-duty frame Our Rooftop Tent frames are constructed from thick, heavy-duty aluminium poles for durability and longevity.
  • 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.
  • Blackout Coating A light-diffusing fly for longer sleep in's while camping!
  • Compact Compact shell design allows you to store other gear on your roof racks.
  • Telescopic Ladder Easy to use adjustable Telescopic ladder suits any vehicle height.
  • Open Dimensions: 1300 W x 1060 H x 2210 D (mm)
  • Closed Dimensions: 1300 W x 330 H x 1050 D (mm)
  • Travel Cover Dimensions: 1350 W x 350 H x 1120m D (mm)
  • Fly Aqua Rating: 20,000mm
  • Body Aqua Rating: 7956mm
  • Fly Material: 200D Ripstop Polyester
  • Body Material: 190g Ripstop Polycotton
  • Floor area: 2.4m²
  • Mattress: 1160 W x 70 H x 2060 D (mm)
  • Rooftop Tent Weight: 49.5kg
  • Internal Weight Rating: 250kg
  • Roof Rack Rating (Recommended): 75kg

Extra storage space on roof racks for the mounting of gear beside the Tuatara SSC may vary due to differences in vehicle sizes.

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