List of Camping Essentials for Beginners

So, you’re searching for things you need for camping…

We have the ultimate camping list made for you! There’s always a good feeling that comes with trying something new, and if you are a newbie camper, there are the essentials when camping that you need to know before you head out.
Camping is fun – most especially if it is your first time – but it can be tricky, too! It takes a lot of research and preparation in order to make your expedition both safe and enjoyable.

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The things needed for camping vary greatly depending on your gender, age, and even preference. In general, there are three key terms you need to look out for when it comes to completing your camping supplies list. Before you buy, ask yourself these questions:

1. Is it really essential? Maybe you are just drawn by (very) good marketing, or you have something on your list that can perform the same task. Think thoroughly – you wouldn’t want to end up leaving it behind. Your personal list of camping necessities is the backbone of your whole adventure.

2. Is it of good quality? Imagine building your camping tent, moving in, and being ‘shelterless’ after just one blow of the wind! Spend your money on things that will not only provide you what you need but will also stick with you throughout your camping trip – and on the next ones to come.

3. Is it worth the price? Look for brands that offer the same quality and efficiency as the one you’re eyeing at, maybe they are selling it at a lower price. Alternatively, consider the comfort and safety that the product offers; maybe that’s why it’s expensive, it’s because of the features it promises to deliver.

When you’re ready to hit the shops, bring with you our list of camping essentials for the newbie camper:

  • Camping Tent
  • Airbed
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Eye Mask
  • Ear Plugs
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Camping Chair
  • Camping Gazebo
  • Mallet
  • Head Torch
  • Camping lamp
  • Microfibre towels
  • Dry bags
  • Electric travel toothbrush
  • Wellies
  • Flipflops
  • Camping foldable  table
  • Camping kettle
  • Hot mug or flask
  • Indoor rug/mat
  • Insect repellent
  • Camping electric hook up
  • Camping stove
  • Camping generators
  • Camping portalet
  • Ground coffee (for wasps)
  • Foldable tables
  • Entertainment activities 
  • Dining utensils and cutleries
  • Clothing line
  • Camping hammock
  • Portable vacuum
  • Picnic mats
  • Walking shoes / Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen and aftersun
  • Sun lounger
  • Windbreaks
  • First Aid kit
  • Camping cupboard
  • Foldable BBQ for camping
  • Camping cooler
  • Porch awning 
  • Water tumblers 
  • Portable speakers
  • Travel pillows


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