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Tree Tents for Sky-High Adventures

by Susan Finch

Oct 31, 2019

Scientists consider the Daintree Rainforest the oldest in the world, dating to prehistoric eras and home to thousands of rare species, including more than 10,000 insect species. It is the largest stand of tropical rainforest on the continent. © Jon Meegan | Dreamstime.com

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Elevate your camping experience by getting off the ground and into the trees. Tree tents are a relaxing and fun way to spend the evening and reconnect with nature. You just need the help of two to three trees as anchor points to create a tent that mimics the versatility of a hammock. Tenstile Tree Tents offers solo to up to 5-person tree tents so travelers can share the experience. Tents can be set up in 10 minutes or less and is ideal for steep or rocky terrain, or even above water for a tranquil and unique camping experience.

Hammocks repurposed into tents offer a lightweight, portable way to camp on the go easily. Climb inside the Hennessy Hammock to relax and read, or zip up for a good night’s sleep. The asymmetric hammock features a protective rain cover, side entry and double slider zipper. You can also build your own hammock by choosing a bigger rainfly, longer webbing straps and insulation. Campers get the benefit of weather protection and warmth without compromising on lightweight gear.

If sleeping in the trees isn’t unique enough, catch a snooze in a spherical Cocoon Tree Bed with a resistant waterproof membrane. The end result is an upscale camping experience where campers hang suspended in an orb. Add on a mattress and pillows for a luxurious night’s sleep.

Tree tents and hammock tents simplify weekend getaways or trips abroad, where you can take your accommodations with you wherever you go. Look for legal camping sites during your travels or ask a private landowner if you can borrow a few trees before heading out for the day.

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