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Explorer 9 Dome Tent

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Sat: 9am - 5pm
Sun: 12pm - 5pm
17 Doherty St, Brendale QLD Mon - Fri: 9am - 5.30pm
Sat: 9am - 5pm
Sun: 9.30am - 2.30pm

A versatile and well made family tent, the Roman Explorer 9 Dome Tent has the versatility of 3 rooms with dividers and extendable awnings on each side making it an ideal tent for a family getaway.

The geodesic frame consists of durawrap fibreglass poles and combines with a 3000mm waterhead fly for optimum protection when the weather turns sour. Extra large “D” doors and windows at each end provide ventilation in balmy weather and the side awnings create extra shade.

Multiple internal storage pockets, lockable storage compartments at each end and a skylight in the main room combine with handy features including power point access points to each room and reflective strips on the floor at each entrance to complete a versatile and functional solution to your family escapes.

  • Sleeps 9
  • Geodesic frame
  • 3 room design with dividers
  • 3000mm 210T PU coated fly
  • Heavy Duty PE floor
  • Two entrances with double interior doors
  • Durawrap fibreglass poles
  • Covered end windows
  • Skylight in main room
  • Fly sheet doors can be extended as awnings
  • CROSSFLOW ventilation
  • Reflective strip on floor at entrances
  • Includes wheeled carry bag, pegs, awning poles and guy ropes
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Sleeping Capacity:
9 Person
Recommended Capacity:
6 Person + Living Space
External Dimensions:
560L x 260W cm
Sleeping Area:
555L x 255W cm
Packed Dimensions:
85L x 23W x 27H cm
Max. Head Height:
205 cm
210T Polyester
Inner Material:
Floor Material:
Frame Material:
Durawrap Fibreglass
22 Kg
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Feb 13 2018

Roman Explorer 9 Dome Tent

Great Snowys service, Great tent!
This tent ticked all the boxes on paper and ticks them outside too. Tested in strong winds and driving rain and the tent stayed solid and dry. Tent pegs could be more substantial so swapped them but otherwise love the tent.

Snowys service and delivery was excellent as ever

- 2095
Jan 15 2018

Perfect size, and good quality

We took this beach camping on stradbroke island, and i'd planned the site and thought long and hard about the tent beforehand. It was great, although getting the breeze through the tent to ventilate was more difficult than I thought.
Otherwise, very happy with it.

Feb 06 2017

explorer 9

great family tent, lots of room, good quality fabric, flooring, zips and poles

- Grafton
Nov 21 2016

terrific tent

.. everything has been as described .. actually, a lot more room than I anticipated .. but the real test was during a recent torrential downpour, lasting many hours .. Happy to confirm the tent stayed beautifully dry .. sure, it doesn't go up in a flash, but the extra time ensures the very noticeable structural integrity .. and everybody notices it too .. yep, for the price, unbeatable value

- Byron Bay
Mar 29 2016

Just want we wanted in a family tent!

Just took our new Roman explorer for a camping trip over Easter. Although we had no extreme weather to test the tent really out, we found it to be a great size for our family of 4, with all the functionalities we would imagine. It did take a while to set up, but we guess this time will be redusesd with practise.

Oct 29 2015

Explorer 9

Good family tent ,plenty of room inside for luggage as well as bedding. Pretty good quality & value for money.


How long does it take to set up?1 answer

I am looking for something that is easy to set up.

- DONCASTER(9 months ago)

Hi Ken,

This tent takes around 30 minutes to set up with two people once you've gotten to know the tent so if you'd like a traditional pole dome tent, this is a pretty easy option however if you'd like something else to consider that's really quick and relatively foolproof, perhaps take a look at the Instant up range by clicking here.

Feel free to give us a call if you'd like us to walk you through the pros and cons of each. 

- Snowys(9 months ago)

Packed Size1 answer

Is the packed size (85 x 23 x 27cm) genuine? I'm considering this against the Coleman Chalet 9 CV and this is half the volume (vs 88 x 50 x 26cm from Coleman website). The Chalet 9 is a bit bigger but doesn't seem enough to explain the difference - what am I missing?

- Sydney(1 year ago)

G'day Martin, 

Those dimensions of the Explorer 9 are genuine, and as for the difference in size - we're not too sure the exact reason but it could just be that the Chalet 9 is slightly bigger so it packs down a little bulkier.

Tents are always more tightly rolled straight from the factory, so you may want to allow for a little bit extra space for the packed dimensions of the Explorer 9 as well. 

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Geodesic Poles 1 answer

Hi, just wondering if poles are colours coded for easy assembly. thanks

- Coburg(1 year ago)

Hi Bonnie. Great question. The poles are both colour coded and sized according to their location. The tent features coloured tabs for the relevant poles to make installation so much easier. 

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Room sizes2 answers

Hi, could you please tell me the floor space of the individual rooms. Thanks

- BAIRNSDALE, VIC(1 year ago)
I've been trying to get this information from the manufacturer for some time Kerri, and we haven't had one on display to confirm the measurements sorry. I'll follow it up again on Monday and post my findings back here for you. The best indication I can give you right now is that the end rooms ae likely to be about 180 - 200 cm in length, which leaves 160 - 180 cm for the central room, while the width of the tent is 260 cm.
- Snowys(1 year ago)
Hi Kerri, I've found some information about room sizes, hidden inside the packaging of the product. The rooms at each end measure 180 cm, with the central room being 200 cm, all at a width of 260 cm. Hopefully this helps.
- Snowys(1 year ago)

Is this tent as good as the Coleman Chalet 9?1 answer

Still deciding on a tent, for mostly coastal camping, for a family of 4 and have heard good reviews on Coleman Chalet 9, but we're curious about this brand of tents esp the extending version of this roman explorer, as to how it compares to the chalet. We really like the blackwolf turbo lite range, but have heard bad reviews about condensation as the fly doesn't completely cover windows. Hence now looking at dome tents.

- ST MARYS, NSW(3 years ago)
Hi Kevin, the Roman range of tents are newer to us when compared to the Coleman Chalet, but to date we have not had issues with any of them. Apart from some minor size and weight differences their quality and performance are very comparable. Personally I like the colour of the Roman Explorer better, buts that's all personal choice.
- Snowys(3 years ago)
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