The Black Wolf Turbo Lite Twin is the ultimate in family camping luxury! Available in two models (240 and 300) they have a room at each side of the main tent that extends the tent a further 1.8m each side. That’s an extra 3.6m of space! Rollback vented curtain dividers partition off each area into 3 rooms, or can be opened up to create one huge living area.
The Black Wolf Turbo Lite Twin 300 Tent is super-fast and easy to erect. Its features include:
Went camping in the southern flinders ranges at a great little spot just north of mt remarkable called Spear Creek caravan park. On the first night, we had wind up around 50km/h with gusts up to 70km/h. Not much sleep was had and multiple trips outside were made to check on ropes/pegs etc, but the tent held up fine. Admittedly i did use my spring guy ropes on the awning rather than the black wolf ones, as they don't have twin ropes on the corners, or springs, which can save your tent ripping in such high winds. The next day we had quite a bit of rain through the day with some falls quite heavy and again the tent held up fine. the only leak we had was under the awning, from the seam that holds the zip on for the optional side panel. This tent passes a couple of harsh tests with flying colours. Being a large tent, there was plenty of room in the centre room for this family of 4 to hang out playing games while it rained outside. Although we didn't have one, there would be plenty of room inside for a card table even, to sit around. For families who like to have a tent with a decent awning to live under, and space inside so you aren't in each others pockets, this one has no rival. Set up took a bit longer than the youtube clip, esp when you include the time to peg out all the guy ropes on the fly etc although with time i'm sure we could get it a bit quicker. We practiced once in the back yard, but this first time in the wild would have taken around the hour, give or take. The ground was extremely hard and rocky which also added to the time. Condensation is an issue so keep bedding etc away from the sides to prevent waking up wet.
Fantastic review Rob - especially the photos! Hopefully, after a bit more practice you'll have the tent up in a jiffy. Thanks again! Laine :)
Brilliant tent. Got rained on at Mt Remarkable last night, water 50-75mm deep under and around the tent, only condensation inside. So absolutely perfect performance.
Wow! That's a fair amount of rain - would've been so cozy inside the tent! Thanks for sharing Stuart, Laine :)
Finally got around to using the tent and it was great - albeit for just a one night outing this time around. Easy to put up (after watching the BW video) and pull down. Heaps of space for a family of 5 with plenty of gear. No down side as yet and we've also just bought 2 deluxe side panels.
Easy enough to erect and take down my my wife and I. It is heavy but it feels like a quality tent when you are inside. Never had any rain as yet so we have been lucky. Not sure why the 2 ends from the windows down are not covered with the fly sheet? Looking forward to our next camping trip and might purchase some awning sides.
We found the tent to be a good size inside for a family of 4. We experienced extreme heat, rain and wind while camping and found After the rain the water pooled on the verandah and on the bottom corner of the tent which leaked through to inside of the tent floor. It Would be better if the fly covered more of the tent to protect from the rain. Overall we were pretty happy but a few improvements could be made to make it a better tent.
I have been using a camper trailer for the last few years and found it was a hassle carrying a tinny on the racks. We decided to go back to a tent so we could take the boat every time we camp. After reading lots of reviews we went for a Black Wolf Lite Twin 300. Great decision; easy to erect and relatively cool with the good ventilation. My only gripe is that it is bloody heavy and maybe better if sold in two smaller bags.
Great tent love it. Great service from Snowys. Would recommend to everyone.
is it safe to travel with this on your roof racks?
Most people do transport this style of tent on their roof racks, and this tent weighs 34kg for reference - however I can't give you a solid answer as to whether that would be safe on your car.
It really depends on the weight rating of your roof rack, and the roof loading capacity of your car. I'd highly recommend checking your car manual, and getting in contact with the manufacturer of your roof racks to get a weight rating from them before you transport your gear.
Thanks Emily, more worried about weather this is safe for the tent. cheers
These tents can be transported on roof racks without any damage to the tent, as long as it's packed away properly in it's bag, and strapped down with rated straps.
The carry bag that comes with the Turbo Lite Twin 300 isn't waterproof so you might want to consider covering it up to protect your tent - but aside from that, the tent itself will not get damaged if you take proper care.
Hi Is this the newest available model of the blackwolf twin turbo lite 300?
The Turbos that we have listed online are the current 2016 models. There are some updates coming for 2017, so we've put some information together to help people piece together the differences which you can check out here.
Hi John, I’ve just measured the inside of the Turbo Lite Twin 300 from the floor to where the wall meets the roof – and it is 169cm high.
Is this an instant tent like the coleman?
Hi Marty, the Instant Up tents from Coleman are similar to the Black Wolf Turbo tents in that they both have an all-in-one pitching frame. However there are differences in the features and how the entire tent is set up. Overall the Turbo is a heavier duty version of the Instant Up as it has thicker poles and is a little bit more hard wearing so that would be their main point of difference. We’ve got a video on the Black Wolf Turbo range linked on the product page which takes you through how to pitch a Turbo tent, so that might be helpful to watch.
Hello, im searching for a ground cover for this Tent. Have found one - Oztrail ultra mesh, but do you have one that extends the full length of this tent (6.6m)? I can only find one 610L x 305W cm, which would leave it 500mm short of the tent length and expose floor to the ground.
There are external window coverings but are there ones inside too...so you don't need to go outside to put the window down if you need privacy?
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