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20 of Australia's Best Camping Stores & Outdoor Equipment Suppliers

Tuesday 6th June 2017
By Cam Donovan
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By Cam Donovan
Having the proper kit is one of the most important factors when heading out into the great outdoors. Whether this is your first go at setting up a tent or your hundredth outing, it never hurts to be well prepared. Here’s our list of the top caravanning and camping stores in Australia, by state, for all of your outdoor gear needs.

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Outdoor Equipment & Camping Stores in New South Wales

Amazon Outdoors
Amazon Outdoors, NSW
Amazon Outdoors is a family owned business that started in 2000 with a focus on providing quality camping equipment. They’ve recently made the switch to operating solely online, with a great website offering tents, sleeping bags, shelters, boating equipment and fishing gear to boot - All at seriously competitive prices.

Store Info
Online only.

Outdoors & Beyond
Outdoors & Beyond, NSW
A large warehouse style store, Outdoors & Beyond is a one-stop shop for camping equipment, outdoor supplies and accessories, daypacks and mountaineering packs, and hiking apparel.

Store Info
Address: 207 Princes Hwy, South Nowra, NSW 2541

AdventureCo, NSW
AdventureCo combines a love of the outdoors with quality adventure gear and environmental sustainability. What’s more, their hand-picked range of footwear, accessories and essentials comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Browse their site or swing by their store for some of the best brands across the globe, many of which work with charities to protect our natural environment. 

Store Info
Address: 18 Frederick St, Oatley, NSW 2223

Outdoor Equipment & Camping Stores in Queensland

Adventure Shack
Adventure Shack, QLD
Adventure Shack is a locally owned and run business that sells and hires out various adventure equipment. Luke, the owner of Adventure Shack, prides himself on delivering excellent service and quality products to customers. One of the best things about Luke's store is that you can hire camper trailers, kayaks, stand up paddle boards before you decide to buy one. The store also sells PFD life jackets, LED lights, camping accessories and much more. 

Store Info
Addresses: Unit 4, 1422 New Cleveland Rd, Chandler, QLD 4155 and 32 Myron St, Chermside, QLD 4032

Down Under Camping
Down Under Camping, QLD
You’ll find everything you need for any outdoor adventure at Down Under Camping. In addition to traditional camping equipment, they also carry accessories for caravanning and four-wheelers, including plumbing systems and rooftop tents.

Store Info
Addresses: 87 Redland Bay Rd, Capalaba, QLD 4157 and 25 Moss St, Slacks Creek, QLD 4127

Great Escape Camping
Great Escape Camping, QLD
Great Escape Camping has a carefully curated selection of brands and a knowledgeable crew made up of outdoor enthusiasts, so go on in and maybe you’ll pick up a trick or two to go with your new kit.

Store Info
Address: 124 Glenora St, Wynnum, QLD 4178

Brisbane Disposals & Camping
Brisbane Disposals & Camping, QLD
The staff at Brisbane Disposals & Camping pride themselves on their customer service and will do everything they can to get you ready for your camping trip. They lay claim to being Australia's largest genuine disposal store. It's a family owned business with over 40 years of experience. Plenty of advice floating around this store!

Store Info
Address: 51 High St, Kippa-Ring, QLD 4021

Outdoor Equipment & Camping Stores in Victoria

Paddy Pallin
Paddy Pallin, Vic
Paddy Pallin is a result of a young man’s dissatisfaction with the bushwalking equipment industry in the early 1900s, so he took it upon himself to design and create his own gear. His products turned out to be a hit, and his business grew into the retail chain it is today. Although anyone can shop at Paddy Pallin, they also offer a paid membership for access to discounts, exclusive sales, and events.

Store Info
Address: 360 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

There are 2 more locations in Victoria, and another 10 scattered across Australia. Check out their website to find a store near you.

Anaconda, Vic
Anaconda, another impressive outdoor retail chain, supplies equipment for a wide variety of outdoor activities, including boating, cycling, fishing, and other recreational sports. As a strong proponent of community engagement, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved through their special in-store initiatives.

Store Info
Address: 300 Canterbury Rd, Bayswater North, VIC 3153

There are a total of 16 locations in Victoria, and another couple dozen in all of Australia. Check out their website to find a store near you.

Outdoor Equipment & Camping Stores in Western Australia

Camping World
Camping World, WA
Camping World stores are unique in that they’re each owned by a local community member, so the shopping experience is likely to feel more personal than if you were at a big-box store.

Store Info
Address: 64 Johnston St, Collie, WA 6225

There are 2 more locations in Western Australia and another 14 throughout Australia. Check out their website to find a store near you.

Tentworld, WA
A proud family business, Tentworld caters to all types of outdoor enthusiasts. With over 100 brands to choose from, you’re bound to find something that fits your budget and preferences.

Store Info
Address: 69 Victoria St, Midland, WA 6056

There are a total of 13 locations in Australia. Check out their website to find a store near you.

Outdoor Equipment & Camping Stores in South Australia

Scout Outdoor Centre
Scout Outdoor Centre, SA
The official Scout uniform and accessories supplier in South Australia, the Scout Outdoor Centre also sells camping equipment, specialized rock climbing gear, and an assortment of non-perishable food items to help you meal plan even when you’re out in the woods.

Store Info
Address: 192 Rundle St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Gawler Fishing & Outdoors
Gawler Fishing & Outdoors, SA
The guys at Gawler Fishing & Outdoors are seriously passionate about high-quality gear without breaking the bank. Specializing in camping and fishing equipment, their expertise is highly regarded and sought out by even the most seasoned outdoorsmen.

Store Info
Address: 48 Murray St, Gawler, SA 5118

Macpac, SA
Born in New Zealand, Macpac started out as a small independent endeavour to create technical and sustainable equipment for anyone who wanted to go from the city to the mountains using the same kit. Everything from clothing to backpacks is made with the environment in mind, so you can rest assured that you’re doing your part in reducing our carbon footprint.

Store Info
Address: 187 Rundle St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Macpac products are sold in more than 30 countries around the world. Check out their website to find a store or authorized retailer near you.

Outdoor Equipment & Camping Stores in Canberra, ACT

Mont Adventure Equipment
Mont Adventure Equipment, ACT
A premium apparel and equipment brand, Mont is trusted all over the world to provide champions of the outdoors with the best gear, no matter what obstacles Mother Nature has in store for them.

Store Info
Address: 18 Pirie St, Fyshwick, ACT 2609

There are 50 authorized Mont retailers across Australia. Check out their website to find one near you.

Kathmandu, ACT
Another brand native to our neighbouring Kiwis, Kathmandu embraces the many challenges that emerge while you’re on the road by designing innovative gear that adapts to any scenario. Not only do they create new concepts, but they also play an integral role in the development of the materials that make up their products.

Store Info
Address: Shop FF01, Canberra Centre, Bunda St, Canberra ACT 2608

With retail outlets in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, check out their website to find a store or authorized dealer near you.

Outdoor Equipment & Camping Stores in Tasmania

Mountain Creek Outdoors
Mountain Creek Outdoors, TAS
The Mountain Creek Outdoors store features an interactive display of tents and shelters, so you can see the products in the flesh before making your purchase.

Store Info
Address: 168 Liverpool St, Hobart, TAS 7000 plus two more in Launceston and Devonport

Tassie Tackle & Outdoor
Tassie Tackle & Outdoor, TAS
Tassie Tackle & Outdoor is a nature lover's paradise exclusively in Tasmania. They carry professional grade fishing gear, along with a comprehensive array of outdoor travel and paddle sports equipment. To top it all off, they have qualified pros in-house to answer any questions you may have.

Store Info
Address: 37 Wilson St, Burnie, TAS 7320

Outdoor Equipment & Camping Stores in the Northern Territory

One of the largest suppliers of outdoor goods in Australia, you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for at BCF. As their name implies, BCF offers the latest gear for any boating, camping, or fishing adventure.

Store Info
Address: 356-366 Bagot Rd, Millner, NT 0810

There are 100+ BCF retailers across Australia. Check out their website to find a store near you.

Desert Dwellers
Desert Dwellers, NT
Newly relocated to a larger store, Desert Dwellers is the go-to camping equipment retailer in Central Australia. The folks here are familiar with the local camping spots and can provide a wealth of advice to make your experience the best it can be.

Store Info
Address: Cnr Milner Rd & Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, NT 0870

And that’s a wrap. Those are our top 20 picks for caravanning and camping stores in Australia. We hope this list gets you excited and ready for your next trip into the wild!

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