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Tent Reviews: Hi Gear Kalahari 10 Elite

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10  (more 10 berth tents)
32.20 KG
Fully Sewn-in
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9.31/10 from 91 reviews

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91 Reviews of the Kalahari 10 Elite        Showing 71 to 80          Page:   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  
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By: Richibeno  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 02/09/2010

Brought this tent in the go outdoors sale 200 and the carpet and footprint making it up to 245 all in. What a great tent, loads of space, 2 great massive sleeping pods each end, loads of wall hangers to put stuff in. Pitched up ok , it needs 2 people to pitch. The footprint is well worth 20, keeps the bottom of tent clean and no rips. Could do with a another window in side, was a bit dark. Had some very heavy wind and took it well, tightened the guys now and then. Am after a porch now
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By: Kezz4  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 31/08/2010

We love this tent its great! we have been away twice this year in and we have had a mixture of weather and the tent has stood all of this! we were in Brighton at the weekend and it was really windy on Sunday and everyone on the campsite was commenting how strong are tent was as all the other tents were blowing about. It doesn't take to long to put up and is very simple to do! we love this tent and cant wait to use it again.
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By: Camping mad 1  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 23/08/2010

Brought this from go outdoors for 200. It took myself and my husband about 1 hour to put up. The worst part was threading the poles through and then standing them all up, in the wind and rain this is not easy. Once the tent was up and pegged down, the bedding area was easy. This is a very spacious tent, the kids had there own play room for there lego. Lots of pockets. The fly nets are excellent our old tent did not have any (lots of wasps near our tent but could not get in). We had heavy rain and wind for a couple of hours. No leaks, comes with a repair kit in case. The only downside is when you open the doors and the water drips in the tent. We took old towels to mop up. Would recommend this tent especially at this price.
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By: Joyjoy100  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 22/08/2010

We bought this from Go-outdoors, when they had it on sale, we also bought the extra ground sheet, porch and carpet. There are only 5 of us, but with 2 adults, 3 kids and all the gear, we used one bedroom for storage and still had loads of room. Managed to break one of the poles as we pitched it, but that is easily dealt with. All in all a fantastic tent, best buy we have made.
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By: Lorry7  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 10/08/2010

Just bought one at Go Outdoors for 200 plus carpet 25 plus porch 25 ( if you buy a tent all the accessories are 50% discount at the moment). Can't wait to go camping this weekend. Owned a Leben Munich 9 before this one, very flimsy but same size. Kalahari 10 is very well made and is made by Gelert but branded for Go Outdoors hence called Hi Gear ( Shop assistant told me)
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By: Loftyboro  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2009   Rating:   Date: 10/08/2010

We bought this tent because we fell in love with it when we saw it in go outdoors. Cant fault it there's masses of room, we only used it twice so far and are going to get the porch for it. It took us about half an hour to put up , we found trying to put it up when windy can be difficult with it blowing all over, and one of the poles broke but got a replacement pole from go outdoors for 5 and they fixed it while I waited. Would recommend anyone to buy this tent.
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By: Petethepheet  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 08/08/2010

Just got back from 3 days camping in Malvern Worcestershire . We bought the Kalahari 10 tent and porch having upgraded from the Zenobia. The Zenobia is a brilliant tent but we wanted something slightly bigger. We erected the marquee/tent, my god its big, but beautiful. Its just as easy to put up as the Zenobia even in high winds. I know its a few quid more but worth every penny. We love it. I think with both these tents you do need the porch which is so good for storage/cooking. There are about 65 pegs to knock in and pull out and I found this a real bind. Someone suggested the screw in pegs using a cordless drill. We bought 40 to try them out and they are the best thing ever. No more knocking in pegs for me. Went straight out and bought 2 more boxes. . They screw straight in, even in hard ground, reverse the drill to remove them and they pop straight out. We removed all our 65 pegs in about 5 minutes. They are a must. Please try them and you will never go back to knocking in pegs again! They work out at about 1 each or less if you buy online.

Just to finish off big thanks to Blackmore campsite. It was beautifully clean. The staff were very helpful and we hope to visit again soon.
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By: Morgs26  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2010   Rating:   Date: 11/07/2010

This is the most fantastic tent in the world. It takes approx 20 mins to put up, a bit longer to knock all the tent pegs in etc. It feels like a mansion inside! It is warm and comfortable. We use it for just the two of us, and it means we have space and we're not living on top of each other when we are camping. However, we have also used it with the two bedrooms assembled and two children with us too and there has still been plenty of room.

It has withstood gales and torrential rain (we are not fair weather campers and often camp in November). Everything seems to have been thought of - dividers for the bedroom, pockets to put things in. I absolutely ADORE this tent and would live in it all year around if I could! When its just boyfriend, me and the dog, we just put the one bedroom up and we have so much space for chairs, cooking, dog bed etc. Love it!
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By: Bethceg2  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2009   Rating:   Date: 01/07/2010

Bought this tent 2 weeks after the go outdoors sale but don't regret having to pay that bit extra. We have had 3 other tents in the past and this one was the easiest to put up by far.

My husband and I always argue when we put the tent up.But from the off we managed to put it up calmly and with not one crossed word. To say it is the biggest tent we have had it is by far the easiest to put up.

It is also so spacious that in one side we can get 2 double airbeds and a travelcot in with space in between, so we don't put the other bedroom section up.

We want to get the porch to go with it so the kids can take their wet clothes off in there.

It is also the only tent I have felt safe in when the wind has got going.

Would definitely recommend it to anyone who needs a good size family tent.
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By: At67  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2009   Rating:   Date: 20/06/2010

This is by far the best tent we have ever bought and we have had a few tents! easy to erect and holds up well under severe wet and windy weather. Tend to agree that with both bedrooms up the space left would struggle to hold 10 people but the average as we have two adults two young adults and 2 large dogs have been more than comfortable. I would advise anyone to get a Kalahari 10
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Manufacturer's Description

An updated version of Hi Gear's extra large tunnel tent, perfect for relaxed family camping holidays.

The Hi Gear Kalahari 10 Elite is a spacious and stable tunnel-style tent with two large partitionable bedrooms in a face-to-face layout, roomy enough for you, your family and all your gear.

Pre-attached high-visibility guylines, reduced pole sleeves, and sewn-in polyethylene groundsheet make pitching the tent quick and easy.

The bedrooms comfortably sleep five at each end of the tent, and have breathable polyester walls. Bedrooms can also be removed, to give you extra storage space, or room for dirty gear.

The huge living space has two large windows and hanging storage pockets to help keep it tidy, organised and liveable. Multiple vents along the roof help air flow throughout the tent.

The sewn-in groundsheet combined with the fire-retardant polyester flysheet (with 4000mm hydrostatic head) give you a fully sealed and ventilated internal environment, so you'll be completely protected from draughts and sustained downpours. The two doors can be propped and extended out to use for extra shelter from rain or stretching the space out for more room if it's sunny.

Other useful features include the water-repellent zips and an electrical cable access point.

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