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13 Camping Tips for New Campers

We get a lot of queries from new campers who are anxious about their first camping trip. As regular campers, we sometimes forget that there are some things we do automatically, that many people wouldn’t think of if they haven’t done it before. With this in mind, we would like to present 13 Camping Tips for New Campers.   Tip…

CAMP Tent Hire Winter Special 2019

Limited time offer: our annual Winter Special! Make a booking for any equipment, for any date in June and July 2019, and receive a 30% discount on the equipment rental price! Email james@camptenthire.co.za for more details, or submit an online order for the desired dates. We’ll take it from there. Terms and Conditions: Offer valid subject to availability of equipment….

Help us help the Scouts

Scouting is a cause that is very close to our hearts. Those who have read our “About Us” page will know that our founder, James Vella, is a Springbok Scout. Scouting is also an organisation that encourages young people to be out in nature, teaching them to appreciate the environment, and not become cocooned in a life full of technology….

Easter Greetings

To all our loyal customers who are celebrating this period we wish you a blessed Easter, and anyone who is travelling we wish you a safe journey. Please note we will be closed from Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April, with sporadic access to emails and telephone calls, so all returns are to please be made on Tuesday 23…

Festive Greetings and Trading Hours 2018

CAMP Tent Hire would like to thank all of our loyal customers for their support over the past year, and wish all a joyous holiday season and a new year filled with peace and happiness. Please see our operating hours for the festive season below: Johannesburg and Cape Town: 21 December – Open 08h00 to 13h00 22 December to 26 December…

WIN a Tentco Junior Wanderer tent!

WIN a Tentco Junior Wanderer canvas bow tent worth R3,450! The Spec’s of the tent: Size: 2.5m X 2.5m X 1.8m Weight: 22kg Safari Ripstop canvas 260gsm Weatherproof UV, rot & mildew resistant Heavy duty high frequency welded PVC ground sheet 320gsm Electroplated high tensile spring steel frame 8.5mm YKK lifetime zips Electric cable trap Tent complete with frame, pegs &…

We visited Cape Vidal – St Lucia

Cape Vidal campsite St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal Website: http://www.kznwildlife.com/ Our rating:  The blurb from the website: Cape Vidal offers the best of two worlds – it is situated on the exquisite Zululand coast with all its amazingly rich marine life, and it provides direct access to the Eastern Shores Nature Reserve with its populations of elephant, rhino, buffalo, crocodile, hippo…

Gauteng Getaway Show 14-16 September 2018

The Gauteng Getaway Show in association with Mahindra, will be held at the Ticketpro Dome from 14 to 16 September 2018. The Getaway Show is Africa’s premier travel and outdoor show. Showcasing hundreds of exhibitors including travel destinations, accommodation, outdoor gear, 4×4 products and accessories, motor homes, caravans and trailers, camping equipment and adventure operators. Live music, kids and toddler…

We visited Salt Rock Caravan Park – Ballito

Salt Rock Caravan Park Ballito, KwaZulu Natal Website: www.saltrockbeach.co.za/caravan-park/ Our rating:  The blurb from the website: There are not many caravan parks that can boast a setting as breath-taking as the Salt Rock Caravan Park. All sites on the beach park have a concreted level surface covered with synthetic turf. The beach park is situated directly in front of the…

CAMP Tent Hire Winter Special 2018

Limited time offer! Make a booking for any equipment, for any date in June and July 2018, and receive a 30% discount on the equipment rental price! Email james@camptenthire.co.za for more details, or submit an online order for the desired dates. We’ll take it from there. Terms and Conditions: Offer valid subject to availability of equipment. Bookings are only confirmed…