Everything you need to know about Tipi Tents

December 2, 2022|

The origin of the iconic tipi tent  The word tipi, also spelled teepee, comes from the Lakota word ‘thipi’ meaning dwelling.  Dating back to the 1800s, the Native Americans would move regularly to different locations, [...]

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Our Guide to Backyard Camping

April 9, 2020|

We are currently in the peak camping season here in Australia, but there’s a slight issue - we are all in isolation and can’t leave our houses! Although your holiday camping plans might be cancelled, [...]

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Introducing Psyclone Stretch Tents

March 18, 2020|

We are so excited to introduce our Psyclone Stretch Tents to our customers! Our stretch tents are waterproof, wind and sun resistant and come in a range of shapes and size options. If you want [...]

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How to plan a bohemian backyard party

November 6, 2019|

Jess Krause is a photographer, adventurer, creative director and bohemian styling extraordinaire from Queensland, Australia. We have been lucky enough to get the chance to chat with her about her top tips on planning a bohemian backyard party!

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How do I weather my tent?

September 17, 2019|

When buying a bell tent for the first time you will hear that you have to 'weather it'. When you first buy a bell tent, there are little needle holes from the sewing of the tent that water could potentially get in. How do you fix it? Weathering is all about reducing the size of these holes by adding water. This causes the material to contract and the thread to minimise – which means no more holes!

  • How the bell tent came to be

How the bell tent came to be

August 27, 2019|

Ever wonder where the first bell tents originated from? Instantly recognisable all over the world, bell tents have been used for thousands of years by Indigenous people. Flip through the pages of a history book [...]

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Top 10 things to consider before buying a bell tent

April 25, 2018|

So, you're in the market to buy a bell tent?!We know that there are a lot of things to consider, such as sizing, style, quality of canvas and specific features. We often get calls from customers asking about the various styles of bell tents and what differs us from the rest.

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Now offering Afterpay

April 21, 2018|

Have you been dreaming of buying a bell tent for a while – or have you been wanting to add on a canopy or cover to your existing tent – but you just don't have the extra money to pay in full upfront?

A guide to Far North Queensland in a bell tent

November 2, 2017|

There’s only so long a gypsy can ‘settle’ in one place. The nomadic lifestyle is made even easier when your tent packs down into a little duffle, can be strapped on the roof, and pitches easily by one person in under 20 minutes. After a month in the new Gypsy Palace, we were ready to explore the north and hit the road as eager as kids in a candy store with our gypsy wagon on wheels.

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Tri-Pole – Create more space in the 3 metre bell tent!

May 27, 2017|

Are you the proud owner of a Psyclone 3 metre bell tent? While this smaller sized tent is perfect for solo camping, it is limited to fitting two single beds in it. Well, until now! With our new customised Tri-Pole, you can now open up the space inside the 3 metre tent – allowing you to fit in a double bed. The Tri-Pole eliminates the central pole, allowing you to fit a double bed inside – perfect for the kids or to cuddle up to your significant other.

  • How to set up a bell tent – Psyclone Tents

How to set up and pack away your Psyclone bell tent

May 22, 2017|

Wondering how to set up a bell tent? Assembling and taking down a Psyclone bell tent is easy! It only takes one person approximately 15 minutes. There is only one central pole plus the doorframe. Peg and tighten the ropes and your bell tent is ready to go! Click the link below for our easy instructions and care tips.

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Psyclone tent covers add extra protection to your bell tent

April 27, 2017|

Looking for that extra bit of protection from wind, rain and sun? Well, we've got you covered. Our new Psyclone bell tent covers fit perfectly over the top of your existing bell tent, adding an extra layer of coverage between you and the elements. Made from lightweight Ripstop fabric, our tent covers (or tent 'flies' as you may have heard them referred to as) are 100% waterproof and sealed. This is a perfect add-on for those who may leave their bell tents set up for long periods of time.

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Five tips to help you care for your canvas bell tent

March 15, 2017|

Your bell tent is not just designed to keep you camping in style for one festival season or adventure getaway, but a durable product that will last for years to come – IF you look after it. Although canvas tents are treated with waterproofing and anti-fungal agents, being exposed to the elements can create some problems. But if you follow these tips and show your tent a little love, it will serve you well into the future.

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New accessories and spare parts!

July 4, 2016|

We're happy to announce all of our sizes and styles of Psyclone bell tents are back in stock!During the busy summer season we did end up selling out of some sizes for a brief period of time — but not for long! — you can now purchase 3 metre, 4 metre and 5 metre bell tents in all three styles (fixed floor, extra windows and zip-off floor).

  • New bell tents in stock

New bell tents in stock

October 11, 2015|

Want to get your hands on a new bell tent? We now have all styles of 5 METRE + 4 METRE + 3 METRE Canvas Bell Tents back in stock. Don't miss out for the [...]

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New Bell Tents Available in October 2015!

September 17, 2015|

We are excited to announce that we will have new bell tents available in October 2015! And back by popular demand (wow, are they ever popular!), we will have more 5 metre bell tents ready for you adventurous outdoorsy campers and glampers to get your hands on very soon. (As well as 3 metre and 4 metre canvas bell tents)