There’s no excuse to stay indoors on your devices over a long weekend, when you can set up your outdoor sleeping quarters in under 2 minutes. With the latest Instant Up Silver range from Coleman, all you have to do is lay the tent down, spread the fabric out and extend the poles until they lock into place. Simply throw the waterproof fly over the tent and you’re ready to start settling in for a peaceful and dry night's sleep.
Three large mesh windows with roll up flaps keep the tent cool during the day, and maintain a steady flow of air at night. The Instant Up has a roomy interior with headspace for even the tallest user, which leaves plenty of room to stand up in and enough floor space to fit a queen air bed.
For a trouble-free set up on your next weekend away, you can’t go past a simple shelter like the Coleman Instant Up.
I thought about this purchase for a long time before I made it because I wasn’t sure it would be really as easy as it looks! It was definitely easy to put up and take down! Great tent and the four person would comfortably fit three people.
used first up after received delivery ,
(quick delivery too!)
easy as , should of bought one years ago.
Easy up it is . Just did an inland trip in Qld and on my own after the first assembly which took a bit longer the rest of the trip I got the tent up easily. Love it and great value for money
Was nice and dry after rain overnight. Up and down really easily. Struggle to get back in bag!! Keep door open as it comes down to allow air out and easier to fold up.
Great tent with easiest setup ever.
Purchased this for my son to camp in and tested it out on the long weekend and was very impressed. Easy to set up and despite the heavy frosts the tent was completely dry on the inside. Can't ask for more than that- oh and I got it on sale! Even better!
experienced camper. single old lady. Only problem I have is putting on the fly as I am not
tall or strong enough to throw it over and use a broomstick
Easy to put up, nice and roomy and it fits back in the bag. Who would have thought to make the bag a bit bigger...... ?
Hated camping due to the stress of set up and pack up. This easy up tent is exactly that - easy. Absolute bargain, highly recommended.
Erected this tent by myself in no time. Unfortunately the tent was flattened in a wind gust & damaged one leg. Snowy's (Nick) stood up to the plate & organised a replacement leg without going through a warranty claim. Fantastic service, highly recommended. Doug
Are the windows and front door able to be closed from inside?
You'll be able to close the fly door, before then zipping the mesh door of the Coleman Instant Up 4P Tent from the inside. However, unfortunately, there is no way to access the windows from inside as there is no zip around the mesh and so these can only be closed from the outside.
Would the screens be suitable for areas with midges?
The mesh on the Instant Up Silver tents are not as fine as No-See-Um or Midge-proof mesh so for that reason I would say that probably aren't a good choice for areas with midges.
We actually have a blog about this very topic which might be helpful for you which you can have a read of here.
Is really the packed length 112cm? Does it fits in the boots? Steve
The Coleman Instant Up 4P is 112cm in length when packed down. Whether it would fit in your boot is all dependant on your car size, but it usually fits in most.
Is this the silver range? I'm deciding between this model vs the Fold series. Can you advise the key difference or advantages between the two?
The main difference between the two is that the Instant Up Gold range is slightly more heavy duty than the Instant Up Silver range.
The Gold has a higher waterhead rating at 3000mm, stronger PVC floor, comes with a detacheable side awning for extra shelter, and has slightly finer mesh - but they have the same easy to set up frame.
Both tents are really popular and well loved by our customers so either is a good choice. If you are planning on camping quite regularly in varying weather conditions, the Gold would be the better choice. But if you're not going to use your tent all that much, then you might want to save and choose the standard model instead.
I watched video and find guys on video come with some galvanized pegs. Does it come with tent? How many of them and what is the specification like length and diameter? I am a little bit concern as some reviews from others talking about unsteady or broken situation by wind which is not under warrenty. It is also recommended here to peg and rope down properly. So do I need to buy extra pegs, guy ropes, etc? I found nowhere that states this information even on Coleman official website which is a shame. Would you please give me an advice about what kind of accessories does it come with? Cheers.
I have checked the display model Instant Up 4, and this tent comes with guy ropes and pegs included. I’ve measured the pegs that come with the tent and they're 18mm long, and there are 20 included with this tent. You also get 2 extra guy ropes (as there are 4 guy ropes attached to the tent).
We haven’t had any negative feedback regarding rain or wind damage on this particular model, so I’d say that as long as you set your tent up properly and don’t misuse it in extreme weather then you shouldn’t have a problem.
If you’d like sturdier pegs, a good option are the 300 x 8mm size from Poles Apart, you could get an extra 6 pegs for each guy rope point if you’re camping on soft ground, or in windier conditions.
Is this the type of tent with the collapsible poles?
Our only store is at 92 Richmond Rd, Keswick, South Australia so that might be a bit too far for a pick up from your location in NSW. The frame of the Instant Up tent folds out and extends - so it's really easy to set up. If you take a look at the second video linked on the product page you can see how the frame works.
Is the inner door double-zippered (have a fly screen inner)?
I've just had a look at our display model to confirm, and yes the Coleman Instant Up 4P has both a zippered mesh and solid door.
Hi I'm an experienced camper, and am looking for something to stand up in. Is this easy to put up if travelling solo??
We've heard great feedback from solo campers about setting up the Instant Up 4, and since you've got experience there shouldn't be any issue with this tent as it's a very manageable size and weight.
Setting up the Instant Up 4 is simple - you just take the tent out of the bag, lay it down, spread the fabric out and extend the legs (one at a time) until they lock into place. Then you put the fly over the top, peg everything down and it's ready to go.
Hi i like to know that if this tent can be set on the sand of a beach? How?
You could certainly set this tent up at the beach. The most important thing you'll need is a set of sand pegs, and then you're good to go!
The other thing to keep in mind is that it can often be quite windy on the beach, so you'll need to be sure to use all the guy ropes really well for maximum support for your tent, and try to position yourself somewhere with a bit of protection from the wind if possible.
Hi, it seems that every time my family and I go camping, the sun goes camping too and we are left with rain, rain and more rain, one could even include high winds. We have had poles break, water seep up through the floor along with rips in the walls. Would this tent be suitable or is it more for nicer camping weather? Thanks.
I'm sorry to hear that you've had a few mishaps with your tents in the past, but it's good to hear you're willing to give camping another go!
The Instant Up Silver 4P will perform slightly better than the average family dome tent, and it has a few features that help to combat bad weather conditions such as a waterhead rating of 1500mm, Polyethelene floor, and a sturdy steel frame.
I would say though, that if you are worried about wet and windy conditions, the Instant Up Gold range has slightly heavier duty features which include a higher waterhead rating at 3000mm, and a stronger PVC floor so that may be a good option for you.
If you're still feeling unsure about what tent is best for your family, feel free to give us a call on 1300 914 007 and one of our customer service staff will be happy to talk you through the range.
Is the inside roof of the tent a thin mesh?
I've just had a look at our display model, and the inner tent's roof is made from 150 denier polyester. There are mesh panels on the doors and windows, but they can be closed off with solid panels if need be.
Is the sale for the 2017 model?
I've just double checked in our system, and I can confirm that the Instant Up models that we are selling are definitely the 2017 models from Coleman.
Hi there. Just confirming that the 2016 model has a polyester roof panel instead of mesh as in the previous model? Thanks.
I've just confirmed on our display model that the Coleman Instant Up tents have a polyester inner (including roof) and fly. There are mesh windows and doors but they can be closed off as there are solid zippered doors on each opening.
Is this the 2016-17 model?
G’day Cloe, the Instant Up 4P is indeed the 2016 model from Coleman’s range. Coleman don’t usually update their Instant Ups annually, so this one should stay the latest version for the near future.
Hi, could you please advise the width of the front of the awning (pole to pole) and the length of the awning from the pole back to the tent ? Does the awning have any side walls available ? Does the front opening have a zip up door to close up the tent with the awning still up ?
Hi Simon, we don’t have an Instant Up 4P up currently, but we plan to do so today so I will get back to you as soon as possible about your first two questions. In answer to your other questions, the awning has no side walls. The inner tent has both a mesh and solid door that zip up completely so when the awning is up you can still have privacy and light rain protection. As the awning is part of the fly you can’t have the fly zipped up when the awning is extended.
G’day Simon, the tent is now up on the floor so I’ve been able to get those measurements for you. The width of the awning from pole to pole is 1.3m, and the length from the extended awning to the back of the tent is 4.2 metres (the tent measures 2.4m and the extended awning is 1.8m). Thanks so much for bearing with us while we got the answer for you!
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