Home

   Log in or Register

Insurance Quotes
forums Campsite Search Comp Directory tips virtual brochure Profile
Tent and Awning Reviews Competitions Caravans and Motorhomes For Sale Shopping Diary Contact Us

Tent Showcase: Coleman Da Gama 6

Tent and Awning Showcase Index  >  Coleman  >  Da Gama 6 Reviews

Current Model?
Berths:
Weight:
RRP on date added:
Bedroom inners:
Living area groundsheet:
Pitching Style:
Yes
6  (more 6 berth tents)
24.50 KG
250.00
2
Fully Sewn-in
Fly first
Average User Rating:
8.75/10 from 4 reviews

Viewed: 15623 times

Back to index

Manufacturer Images


Member Uploaded Images - click to enlarge

If you have a photo of this Tent click here to upload it


4 Reviews of the Da Gama 6

By: Al1977  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2014   Rating:   Date: 14/08/2015

We bought this tent 2nd hand in 2014 for less than 60. It had been returned to the supplier with damage to one of the zips, one detached pod loop and alleged leaking near the side window. The 'damage' took less than an hour to fix and although we have camped in heavy rain we are yet to discover the leak!

The tent has 3 bedrooms along the back, two of which are joined by a full zip that can be opened up to make one large pod.

The living area is large enough for a table and 4 chairs when needed and we comfortably ate inside during wet weather.

It is missing a porch area but we plan to purchase the front extension at some point. As a weekend tent it has been perfect though and pitches quickly. I used a YouTube clip and was able to pitch within half an hour by myself.

The bag is heavy but I would imagine that most mid size tents with full sewn in ground sheets have this problem.

We also have a Kampa Filey 6 with front vestibule. Having used the da gamma twice now, we are thinking that rather than being a quick pitch weekend tent, we may take it on longer breaks and it could well replace our larger tent!
0 from 0 people found this review helpful, was it helpful to you?   

By: BigStu23  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2013   Rating:   Date: 21/07/2014

I bought this tent as a package with the front extension, footprint and carpet last summer and was very impressed with it.

As previously mentioned it is a large tent and can be tricky to erect the first time you use it. However after watching a couple of useful videos over the internet we soon got the hang of it.

I would highly recommend this tent if you are after a family tent and have transportation as it is not the lightest one around.
0 from 0 people found this review helpful, was it helpful to you?   

By: Bob61  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2013   Rating:   Date: 16/05/2014

I bought this tent as an ex display end of season bargain, and a bargain it was for 35. However, it was clearly in need of a waterproofing/UV replenishment and that cost me another 22. It also had a broken front door zip which was mentioned in the advertisement.

There is a video on utube showing how to erect this tent single handedly and by following that I was able to fully erect it on my own in 20 minutes. This tent though has more guys and pegging points than any other tent I have owned and takes quite a time pegging out.

Even if it only lasts a few trips I think it is money well spent. It is a very decent sized tent with a feel of quality although the bedroom pods sag a little and my head touches the roof of them at the back (5'8') I am guessing that two people in each pod would be a little tight so I would rate this tent as a 3-4 person for comfort. Two of the bedrooms can be made into one by removing the zipped in partition curtain. By doing this a camp bed just fits comfortably width ways.

After the first camping trip the second door zip broke but with some effort I was able to repair them both. It seems that the hasps just pull off the bottom, so I have now stuck some tape on the bottom of all the zips to prevent the hasps totally reaching the bottom.

After a couple of erections in the garden and one camping trip on a dry and windless couple of days I obviously haven't tested it thoroughly but first impressions are good and I can't fault much. I did find the EHU lead slot very small and it was quite a squeeze to get the blue and white plug through. I did notice that when zipping up the doors from the inside the flaps outside which cover the zips don't automatically fold across and seal onto the velcro and I would imagine rain could probably get behind the flaps and leak in through the zips.

These are all minor irritations though and bearing in mind the tent could well have been on display in all weathers for 9 months last year it seems to be lasting well.

I would recommend it to anyone seeking a large easy to erect tent for all occasions.
0 from 0 people found this review helpful, was it helpful to you?   

By: Robby457  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2013   Rating:   Date: 13/10/2013

Recently returned from 2 weeks at Sea Barn Farm,in Dorset.Extremely pleased with our Da Gamma 6,plenty room,completely waterproof,draught proof,easy to put up/take down.We had 2 nights of high wind and rain,no problems.Well ventilated in hot weather.Would recommend to anyone wishing a well designed modern tent,easy to erect for a weekend and big enough for a whole holiday.Bedroom was big enough for a queen size,double height airbed,and the front door can be poled out as a sun awning,though poles and guys are not supplied.
0 from 0 people found this review helpful, was it helpful to you?   

Add your review of the Da Gama 6!

If you have used this product please leave a review, or your comments for other visitors, many thanks!

To leave a review you need to be logged in to the UKCampsite.co.uk Please log in or register here.


Manufacturer's Description

An extra-spacious family cabin tent with generous dimensions, including a large living area and
comfortable bedrooms. Offering full head-height throughout and a family-sized living area that can
accommodate a table and chairs for all.

A large, front rain porch provides shelter from rain on entry and exit and is an ideal space to store muddy boots.

... there may be more info on their website

Back to main tent and awning index



Follow us on Facebook!
You can now follow UKCampsite.co.uk on Facebook! Keep abreast of the latest news and updates much more easily. Simply click here then click on the Like button!

Latest News, Discounts and Competitions   see all...
Win a Kampa Portaflush 10 Portable Toilet! Win a 655ltr Waterproof Rooftop Bag worth 239

Upcoming Event!
UKCS Meet Tribfest Festival 16th to 19th August, E Yorks
World's biggest tribute band festival. Family friendly. Discounted tickets and a chance to win some ...more

7656 Visitors online !

Free UKCampsite.co.uk Window Sticker  -  Recommend to Friend

[Message Forums]  [Caravan Sites & Camping]  [Company Listings]  [Features / Advice]  [Virtual Brochure]  [Shop!]
[Reception]  [Competitions]  [Caravans & Motorhomes For Sale]  [Event Diary]  [Contact Us]  [Tent Reviews

Please note we are not responsible for the content of external sites & any reviews represent the author's personal view only. Please report any error here. You may view our privacy and cookie policy here. All copyrights & other intellectual property rights in the design and content of this web site are reserved to the UKCampsite.co.uk © 1999 - 2017