If you're on the hunt for some new additions to the camping kit, we know you'll love these pearlers from Darche.
The name Darche has always been synonymous with quality and for decades they've been dominating the camping and touring scene, helping campers of all shapes and sizes to get stuck into some BCFing good times - what a bunch of legends! Darche was born from a passion to provide an outdoor experience like no other, and they've gone on to become one of Australia's most iconic outdoor brands. When it comes to outdoor fun, they've got all your bases covered with everything from tents and swags, to awnings and firepits - even camp furniture has been given the Darche touch. So, whether you're jumping in the fourbie and heading bush, hitting the local caravan park, or there's a backyard campout with your name on it, you'll be good to go with Darche. The BCFing experts can't get enough of this good gear, so without further ado, let's take a geez at the epic line-up Darche has for you.
Time to throw on your best khakis, 'cause we're goin' on safari! If you're on the hunt for the ultimate home away from home, you can't look past a Safari Touring Tent from Darche. As you'd expect from anything carrying this logo, the high-quality canvas construction is second to none, made from 260gsm ripstop poly cotton canvas with an impressive 2000mm water rating. So even when the wet stuff from above starts to fall, you and the crew will be right as rain. Darche knows that no one wants to waste their precious holiday wrestling with the tent, so they've incorporated a clever fast-pitch design that'll have things sorted in a flash (no body slams or headlocks here). The Safari comes in 2 different sizes, with the 260 perfect for sleeping 2-4 people, while its big brother the 350 can sleep 4-6 no dramas. Whether you've got the whole fam in tow, it's just you and the better half, or maybe you're flying solo, the Darche Safari Touring Tent can handle it all. Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, a 3-year warranty is the icing on the cake.
If you're the adventure-loving type who's out camping just about every day that ends in Y, well this one's for you! Roof top tents are becoming all the rage nowadays, with many fourbies, trailers, and even boats jumping on the roof top band wagon. Darche was keen to get in on the action here, so they put their thinking caps on and came up with a couple of gems. If you're looking for a quality roof-topper, Darche's got you covered (literally). Their Streamliner 1250 is the perfect combination of size and comfort, with a heavy-duty construction that's well and truly first class. It features a low-profile aluminium composite clam-shell design and walls made from tough 280gsm ripstop polycotton canvas. Okay, so we know it's tough as nails… but is it comfortable? Well, the 50mm memory foam mattress with 10mm anti-condensation mat will sort you out in that department and ensure you're sleeping like a log.
Looking for the ultimate home on wheels? Well, the Intrepidor 1400mm could be the answer! The perfect partner in crime for any 4WD or soft roader, this soft-shell roof top tent is a cracker! It's made from 260gsm ripstop polycotton canvas with a 1500mm waterhead rating, so nothing will be raining on this parade! With a sky window and built-in air vents offering top-notch ventilation, this roof top will sort you out in any season. Throw in a 65mm mattress and a 3-year warranty - now we're talking!
For the adventure lover who likes things simple and easy, it doesn't get much easier than this! Swags make the perfect bedding solution with everything you need for a good night sleep all rolled into one. From the canvas to the mattress, pegs to the poles, you'll be set up and kicking back with a coldie in no time. Darche have more than a few great options when it comes to swags, with their Dirty Dee and Dusk to Dawn range, available in 900mm, 1100mm, and 1400mm sizes - you beauty! Take full advantage of the handy freestanding swag design, and you can ditch the hammer and pegs with these bad boys! Each swag is constructed from premium 420gsm ripstop polycotton canvas, with super fine 125gsm insect mesh, keeping those pesky insects at bay. No need to worry about being too toasty; with 2 large doors and crossflow ventilation, you'll be good to go all year round. It boasts a 800mm waterhead rating and a full-length welded PVC bucket floor, so if you're worried about the wet stuff… don't be!
But that's not all that Darche have up their sleeve - we've simply saved the best for last! The Darche Nebula 1550 swag is your ticket to camping comfort, with a clever freestanding design that allows it to be setup in a matter of minutes. If you want something roomy that feels more like a tent than a swag and can sleep 1 or 2 people, this one's for you! If solo adventures sound more your style, the Darche Ranger Solo+ is the perfect companion. From horse riding and motorbike touring, to hunting and fishing, there's not a lot this one can't do! Made from 320gsm, she's as tough as nails, and weighing a mere 6.5kg, it won't break the back or the bank. Last but definitely not least, the Darche AD 1100 will BLOW your mind! Bringing something new to the table, this fully inflatable swag can be set up in 20 seconds - now that's fast! It comes with all the features you'd expect from a Darche swag with a hand pump thrown in for good measure.
If you're the type whose true love has 4 wheels, an engine, and doesn't mind getting a little dirty, this one's for you. No fourbie is complete without an awning, and when it comes to the ultimate all-weather option, it's Darche all the way. Their Eclipse range is an absolute ripper! It's quick and easy with a freestanding setup mode that allows it to be thrown together by one person quick as a flash. Constructed from premium 320gsm rip-stop polycotton canvas, they're ultra durable and can handle just about anything you (or Mother Nature) throw at them. With an impressive 1500mm water rating that's seam sealed, even if the heavens open up, the BCFing good times don't have to end. Available in 2 clever sizes, the Eclipse 270 has a whopping 11.5m² coverage, while the Eclipse 180 still puts out 8.2m² - no gathering is too big for these beauties! These awnings come with everything you'll need for a fun day out. Mounting brackets? Check. Tension straps? Check. Pegs and guy ropes? Double check. They've even thrown in a heavy-duty transit cover to protect it from harm while you're on the road… B-E-A-utiful!
No camping kit is complete without the proper collection of camp furniture, and Darche sure have some crackers in their line-up! It's those little things that help make such a difference to any outdoor adventure. Now, Darche are certainly no one-trick pony when it comes to camping furniture, and have something for just about every situation. From the most luxurious camping tables to tough as nails camping chairs, strip lighting to stretchers, they've got it all and much more! Each of these beauties come with more features than you can poke a tent peg at! So, if you're looking for some handy add-ons that are sure to take your camping experience to the next level, then here's the answer!
Although the winter months may well and truly be in the rear-view, that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy a crackling fire on your next camping adventure! If you're searching for a top-notch firepit to add to the camping kit, you can't go past a Darche! Not only do these beauties help you stay toasty on a cold night out camping, but they can be used to create first-class feasts. Available in 3 great sizes, the BBQ 450, its little brother the BBQ 310 and the big mumma BBQ 630 are all made from the best materials. A flat-pack design makes storage and transporting a breeze - the included carry bag doesn't hurt here either. Although they work best with heat beads or charcoal, you can use most common heat sources with no dramas. The adjustable height stainless steel grill suits almost any style of cooking, and the cast iron trivet provides a level base for the coals and makes for better air flow - Jamie Oliver eat your heart out!
Do you need somewhere to store your beloved camping kit? Maybe somewhere water-resistant to hold your boating bits and bobs? Well, no matter what type of outdoor adventure you have on the cards, you can rely on a Darche Duffle bag to keep you (and your gear) sorted. The Darche Nero range offers first-class functionality and helps keep water, dust and grime at bay. Made from 500D PVC with high frequency welded seams, they're tougher than an old boot - and they smell better too! Available in both 255L and 295L capacities, it provides ample room for everything from clothes to bedding or the ultimate swag bag - if that's your thing! The padded side and carry handles make light work of carrying and transporting these beauties, while the compression straps with D-rings help when you're short on space. If you're after something a little friendlier on the wallet, check out the Darche Outbound 1100 Storage Bag. It’s made from Darche's premium ripstop polycotton swag canvas with an 800mm waterhead rating, so you know this one's durable! Its 233L capacity also means there's still plenty of room for all that BCFing good stuff!
So, there you have it - Darche in all its glory. The BCFing experts know you'll love their gear, so get in to your local BCF store or check out the range online and pick some up today!