Planning on doing some motorcycle camping but don’t have a tent yet? There’s a ton of different options out there, and it can quickly get confusing.
I’ve put together a list of the best motorcycle and biker camping tents below to help you figure out which one is best for you!
The most important thing to remember when choosing a motorbike tent is: size! Everything you take with you has to fit on your bike, so make sure you don’t choose a one that is awkwardly too long (some tents can be up to 2 metres long when packed!).
For this reason, the best tents for motorcycle camping are hiking tents, as they are compact and light. My recommendations below are mostly hiking tents.
However, while hikers are usually worried about size and weight, we tend to focus just on size when doing motorbike camping.
Let’s get started!
Companion Pro Hiker 2
OZtrail Nomad 2
MSR Hubba Hubba NX
Best Motorcycle Camping Tents Australia
Companion Pro Hiker 2 Lightweight Tent
The Companion Pro Hiker 2 is a great choice for a motorcycle tent. It is much loved for its excellent build quality and workmanship. Set up is very simple too, which is a big plus.
The compression storage bag allows it to pack down to a cylinder of just 45cm long by 14cm diameter. Considering how generous the sleeping area is and the high degree of waterproofing on the fly, it is amazing that it can pack down to such a small size.
For a tent this good, it is very affordable and comes with a 1 year warranty.
Unlike cheaper but more flimsy products, you can expect to get plenty of use out of this tent. It is best for those who want a good balance of price and quality, and who will be doing some light to moderate motorbike camping.
It only comes in a 2P variety.
The Zempire Zeus Hiking tent is an excellent biker tent for those who will be camping in more extreme weather and want a tent that will hold up, but don’t want it to cost an arm and a leg.
It is built to withstand severe weather conditions, evidenced by a 5,000mm waterproof rating on the fly, and 10,000mm rating on the floor!
It is very easy to set up - even 1 person on their own can have it up in about 5 minutes. The build quality is great and it comes with an excellent 3 year warranty.
You can expect to get plenty of use out of this tent.
The major downside of the tent is the packed dimensions. At 58cm long and 16cm in diameter, it is the largest tent (by packed volume) on the list. Have a think about how you’ll attach it to your bike before locking in a purchase.
OZtrail Nomad 2
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