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Why should all tents have a double skin roof ?

If you love the outdoors like me, you may have slept in all types of tents and shelters in all types of environments, and I’m sure you’ve worked out what you like best. Whether you like hiking and only camp with the most compact and lightweight gear, or you love 4WDing and use a swag […]

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Why a Canvas Dome Tent ?

If you are looking at buying a family tent you may be confused by the array of different tent fabric, from polyester canvas, nylon, to poly/cotton, and a collection of different brand names. Different tent fabric has its strengths and weaknesses. Which tent material is the best will depend on it’s intended application. For instance, […]

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How Hugh Jackman and wolverine launched diamantina safari tents

The Diamantina tent story began just after the Sydney Olympics in 2000 when I started doing product research and development to build the first range of Diamantina dome tents and canvas tents for Australia. But it wasn’t until a number of years later that I explored the viability of making premium quality canvas tents in […]

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Tents for outdoor events

On March 7th we finshed setting up tents for a motorbike adventure tour group needing to sleep 250 people overnight. These tents were set up in the wine country of the Hunter Valley, and have 2 Diamantina pop up camp stretchers inside each tent. These tents are perfectly suited to regular use, as they are made from […]

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Diamantina outdoors supply gear for surfing safari event in papua new guinnea

Thousands of people flocked to PNG for an annual surfing tournament on the east coast in March 2017. Beautiful surroundings and great surf was enough to attract big crowds. Diamantina Outdoors supplied 50 Diamantina Discovery 6V Dome Tents and 20 Cool Water Kayaks for the event, used by guests and participants for accommodation and recreation. During the opening […]

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Taiwan Earthquake Disaster 1999

On September 21st 1999, a massive earthquake reaching 7.5 on the richter scale struck Taiwan killing thousands of people and leaving many thousands more without homes.  On Saturday 25th September 1999, we received a phone call requesting help in supplying tents for disaster relief to go to Taiwan.  It was a phone call late on […]

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