You always have to find a way to survive your worldly life and what can be a savior other than camp. Returning to nature, feeling the serenity around us, exploring the undiscovered – this great experience makes us feel alive. The only thing we would want to skip is pitching up the tent. Pitching up the tent is a real struggle while you know the weather is not on your side. That is while you can rely on inflatable tents. Yes, technology has advanced so much that it can cure all our problems perfectly. Inflatable Tents are different in shape and structure while compared with dome tents. Inflatable Tents or Air Tents feature the same design as the conventional tents, but you get inflatable beans instead of metal poles. The inflatable beans are blown up with air to raise the structure. Below, we have listed 5 best Inflatable Tents for Camping that you can consider adding to your arsenal.
1. HEIMPLANET Fistral Cairo Camo Inflatable Tent
- Brand: HEIMPLANET
- Occupancy: 2 Person
- Item Weight: 2.5 Kilograms
- Water Resistance Technology: 5000 millimeters
- Seasons: 3 Season
- Material: Polyester, Nylon
Although people often doubt the durability of inflatable tents for camping, there is no reason for that – especially with HEIMPLANET Fistral Cairo Camo Inflatable Tent. It features a geodesic design (Inflatable Diamond Grid) that makes excellent support. The frame on the outside holds the tent body on the inside. It is very tough and certified for 3-season use.
As with most inflatables, the structure resembles a bicycle tire. The inner bladder is made from TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) and holds the air. On the other hand, the outer protective layer is made from high-quality polyester that creates it very difficult for the air beams to get damaged. Even this provides you awesome water protection, with a hydrostatic head rating of 5000mm.
This tent doesn’t have a vestibule, so you will need to bring your gear inside. Also, like all other inflatable tents for camping, you need to anchor it to make sure it stays in place.
- 3-season tent
- Excellent waterproof rating
- High quality materials
- Looks great
- No insulation
2. Vango Odyssey Air 800 Inflatable Tent
- Brand: Vango
- Seasons: 2
- Material: Polyvinyl Chloride
- Product Dimensions : 279.53 x 116.14 x 78.74 inches
The Vango Odyssey Air 800 Inflatable Tent tent is designed as two 4-person rooms connected with a vestibule in the middle. Each room has a large zippered door, when you enter the tent using a D-shaped door on the side. The main door has a mesh panel to make better air circulation inside. The vestibule also provides two windows that are made from PVC. They provide some light to the inside of your family tent.
Vango uses strong materials for their products, and this is no exception. Tent body is made from Protex 70D polyester that in addition to being very tough and is also fire retardant, so you don’t need to worry about your tent catching a spark when you are lighting a campfire. Its hydrostatic head rating is fantastic – at 4000mm you can have peace of mind that not a drop of water will end up inside.
Despite it being very big, the pitching time is very fast. You can have it up and ready in 10-15 minutes. This makes it an awesome choice for camping with your large family or a group of friends.
- Two separate rooms
- Excellent waterproof rating
- Comes with a pump
- Large even when deflated
3. Tangkula Outdoor Inflatable Tent
- Brand: Tangkula
- Occupancy: 3 Person
- Maximum Height: 41 Inches
- Seasons: 4 Season
- Material: Polyester
Tangkula Outdoor Inflatable Tent provides two rooms, one of which is technically a vestibule with great protection. This is a wide space so you can protect your gear from the rain. The sleeping area is separated from a mesh door. It is made from a strong 190T polyester with PU coating for waterproof properties. The air pipes are made from TPU to make sure they won’t puncture easily.
This isn’t a very large tent that creates it practical for backpacking and expeditions. The base measures 87×87 inches. The length is divided into 28 inches for the vestibule, and 59 inches for the sleeping area. Center height of the tent stands at 41in, which is about average tent height.
The small weight is a plus, since the whole package weighs only 11lbs, meaning it won’t be a burden when you are hiking. Overall this tent from Tangkula is your best choice if you want to get an inflatable tent.
- Excellent price
- Very compact
- Requires hand pump
4. Vango Odyssey Air 600 Inflatable Tent
- Brand: Vango
- Occupancy: 6 Person
- Seasons: 2
- Material: Polyester, Fabric
Vango Odyssey Air 600 Inflatable Tent, slightly smaller and a bit different in design. It is a 6 person tent, and can be fully set up in under 8 minutes. The frame is strong and can easily support this family camping tent. Beams are pre-angled that grant more space inside. This one also provides the Vango Protex 70D polyester as the main build material.
It has a 4000mm hydrostatic head rating that is more than you will ever need. It is a dual-entry tent with doors located on the front and on the side. The sleeping area is separated with a zippered door and also features the mentioned “lights out” design granting you to sleep in. It has a linked-in groundsheet which serves as an extra protection layer.In addition to being highly waterproof, it gives excellent durability for a very long time. Overall, this tent is an excellent choice for groups and families.
- 6-person tent
- Handy two-door design
- Very easy setup
- Requires pump
5. Ryno Tuff Inflatable Tent
- Brand: Ryno Tuff
- Occupancy: 4 Person
- Item Weight: 12 Pounds
- Water Resistance Technology: 1000 millimeters
- Pole Material Type: Aluminum
- Seasons: All
The list wouldn’t be complete without an awesome inflatable dome tent. The Ryno Tuff is made of a 170T polyester taffeta fabric that is pretty durable despite the fact that the manufacturer doesn’t list the fabric’s denier rating. Like the Easycamp, the fabric is fire retardant so you can comfortably and safely use a heater in this tent.
Other features that make this product desirable include a lantern hook at the top of the roof, taped seams for extra waterproofing, and mesh pockets for holding small items. The biggest reason included this product in the list is because of its portability. It packs down to a mere 16.5 x 14 x 8 inches and weighs 12 pounds.
Overall, this is a perfect option for backpack camping, especially since it is so easy to set up. So if compactness is a priority for you, the Ryno Tuff is a superb choice.
- It’s constructed very well
- Is built to last.
- It has a large rain fly
- The rain fly only has a 1,000mm waterproof rating.