19 of the Most Spectacular Tree Tents that Money Can Buy
Tree tents, hammock tents, suspended tents, call it what you want to call it, we are calling it a camping revolution.
Never again do you have to hear your girlfriend say:
I’m not going to sleep on the ground!
If you already have a tent and swear by it, sweet. Stay on the ground homie.
If you have an open mind, here is what the hammocking experts on Google+ had to say about Hammocks vs Tents vs the best of both worlds (Hammock Tents/Tree Tents).
Now that we have you convinced, tree tents are the way to go here are 19 options of tree tents for you to go splurge your money on!
Flite+ Tree Tent by Tentsile
The Flite+ is the best ultralight two-person tree tent in the world. It is the perfect size for backpacking and adventuring into the wild for days at a time.
The Flite Tree Tent comes features a cross brace for extra headroom, & the Flite+ is more spacious than its predecessor.
The Flite+ has a full insect mosquito mesh top with 2 doors and a removable rain fly for breathtaking views. A tree tent can be suspended or can be pegged out to the ground, creating a covered porch area and multi-story camping base.
2. Blue Ridge Camping Hammock by Lawson Hammock
This hammock, tent and tree tent combo is one of the most practical backpacking tree tents available. With a 3 minute set up and weighing in at less than 5lbs it is quite perfect for your backpacking adventures.
Winning a number of awards this hammock tent has been rated #1 by Backpacker Magazine & Outside Magazine
It’s built for one person to sleep comfortably but we’ve tested it’s limits with 2 people and a pup! (Rated up to 250lbs)
Even if you aren’t going backpacking you can take it to the beaches and stay protected from the mosquitos.
3. Cocoon Tree Tent
The Cocoon Treehouse is a spherical structure in aluminium covered with a resistant waterproof membrane designed to hang up on trees or placed on the ground with its adaptable feet.
Measuring 3 meters in diameter (~10 feet) this Cocoon Treehouse is a modern day campers’ dream!
4. Free Spirit Spheres
This unique treehouse resort for adults is open year round in an enchanted coastal rainforest on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Campers at the Waldseilgarten-Hoellschlunct adventure camp in Bavaria sleep in tents that hang from trees. The dangling shelters are known as “The Hotel of 5 Billion Stars”.
If you happen to be in Germany for $250 Euros you can stay in one of these incredible tree tents.
6. Kammok Sunda
The Sunda is a camp-changing hammock tent, designed for the modern day adventurer and fit for all occasions, on any terrain, at any time!
7. Raindrop Tree Tent
These teardrop tree tents make excellent treetop retreats for campers, kids, and anyone soothed by an evening spent softly swaying among the branches. Each meticulously formed tree tent droplet attaches directly to a tree trunk and is roomy enough to sleep a family of four.
These Tree Tents which were originally designed for the (RAG) Road Alert Group in England. This group of activists protest against the excessive constructing of highways through forests. Designed by the creative genius Dré Wapenaar during their protest they live in the trees to battle as long as possible against the rushing violence of the tree cutters!
The Tree Tents not only provide a comfortable place for the tree activists to stay during their habitation of the forest they also prevent the trees from being cut down saving millions of trees!
Dré Wapenaar’s design for the treehouse tents include a steel frame wrapped in canvas measuring 13 feet tall & 9 feet in diameter. The interior boasts a cozy hardwood sleeping platform and a round mattress with enough space for 2-3 adults or 5-6 children.
The form of these tree tents developed naturally when Dré Wapenaar hung a circular platform with a rope on the side of a tree, the dew drop formation was just practical for hanging on a tree without causing it any damage.
Tree Tents are available for rent 5 months out of the year at the Hertshoorn campground in the Netherlands!
8. TreeZ Tents Alpha
Tim Steiner aka “the spyder guy of tensioned-web tree camping,” is the inventor & designer of TreeZ Tree Tents. These hand-sewn Tree Tents are hand crafted in the United States of America.
Web-tensioned tree tents & camping platforms range in price from $179 to $1499 with many customizable options.
This is a photo from November 2003 featuring an early model prototype of Treez Tents: the Floating Dome 1.
9. Nube Tree Tents & Hammock Shelters
The Nubé Hammock Camping Shelter is a game changer for Hammockers around the world!
The Nube has been featured on:
- Outside Magazine
- Backpacker’s Magazine
- Men’s Health
Nubé tree tents are made of a strengthened fabric with seam strengths tripled from previous version. The team at Sierra Madre Research reshaped the patterns for increased interior space crafting a larger gear storage area.
The Nubé is deemed a “bullet proof” fortress of protection for your camping hammock, ready for any adventure both lightweight and super comfortable!
10. Luminair Spherical Tree Tents
The frame is encompassed by a Marine grade fabric canopy and can be further enhanced with a insulation layer and inner liner if required. Tree Tents are designed to get into tricky spaces… they can be assembled on site with minimal ‘carry-in’ and rigged to adapt to a host of different trees and positions. Different access solutions can be built around from a simple rope ladder to fixed steps and platforms or rope bridges in amongst the trees.
Move into the Tree Tent from the rugged exterior and you’ll find a spacious, calm and cosy space to enjoy the sounds and sights of the forest from a fresh angle as well as the amazing craftsmanship and engineering of the structure itself.
11. Connect Tree Tent by Tentsile
This tree tent also known as the portable treehouse can be used on its own or attached to other Connect tents to create suspended mega-camps of 3 or more hammock tents.
The Tentsile Connect tree tent sleeps 2 people comfortably each in their own camping hammock and it can sleep 3 by adding a hammock beneath the tree tent!
This gorgeous tree tent features a full insect mesh top ( with 4 doors ), a removable fly sheet for breathtaking views and the rainfly can be pegged outwards to the ground, creating a large 120sqf / 9sqm covered porch area to become a multi-story camping base!
The flysheet flaps can also be folded under the tent and hooked to each other, creating a 2nd wind break and an 8cm thermal buffer of air to the underside of each hammock.
A tent and hanging teepe a Tree Pee. The Treepee is rad tree tent that integrates a tree house with a trampoline to creating every kids dream.
Zipped safely inside, standing Treepee riders, once they get their balance, can experience a surfing/snowboarding feeling in a risk free environment. For those kids who just want to hang out and read the treepee is a perfect private oasis (away from the adults).
The Treepee Tree Tent Features:
- UV protected fabric allows children to play safely in the sun away from harmful rays with a UV protection factor of 50+
- 4 tethers, one on each corner, allow the Treepee® to be secured for a less mobile ride.
- There are pockets on the inside for storage and a bag on a pulley allows essential supplies to be hauled up into the ‘den’.
- Bug nets on the windows allow air to circulate without letting critters in.
*A maximum hanging height of 0.5m is recommended. The Treepee® measures 1.5m x 1.5m x 2.6m.
The Treepee® comes in Green, Khaki and pink
13. Cacoon Hammocks
Hanging Teepes or Cacoons create a perfect oasis anywhere you are. Creating a safe bolthole in the jungle for the weaver bird, Cacoon World has turned it into your own private world anywhere you are.
The cacoon hammocks come in different colors and sizes, ranging from Bonsai Cacoons for kids to Double Cacoon hammocks for two adults or multiple children.
14. Flying Tent: 3 in 1 Tree Tent
Flying tree tents is one of the most unique all in one hammocks. You get a 3 for 1 tent-hammock, bivy tent, hammock and rain poncho.
Flying tent (FT) is ideal a mid afternoon adventure or across a backcountry camping trip. Use FT as a hammock tent between two trees or as single person tent on the ground. Smart gear allows you as camper, backpacker or biker to sleep in places, where it is undesirable to pitch a traditional tent, including wet ground, river beds and steep terrain.
The built in mosquito net protects the occupants from flying insects. Should you remove the upper section using the zipper on the side, flying tent can instantly transform into a traditional hammock or rain poncho to protect you against bad weather conditions.
Flying Tent Deets:
Smart pop-up construction allows the flying tent to be set up within a few seconds. This lightweight 3-season tree tent comes with fiberglass poles and storm lines for unlikely wind and weather.
The rainfly is made of ripstop nylon & both sides are coated with PU and silicon finished for 100% waterproof protection. For the hammock we use nylon-polyester, which is also coated with PU and silicon finished. Both guarantees a hydrostatic head of 5000mm and is strong enough for some wild adventure.
Flying tent is characterized by a high degree of functionality, innovation and user-orientation. Due to the light materials and valuable workmanship the flying tent weighs only 4lbs. The technically innovative and patented functional design is based on the simplistic functions of throw tents and allows an easy and quick setup.
15. Sky Nest
The Sky Nest is a tree tent that hangs in the air + provides the comforts of a regular tent. The entire Sky Nest weights in at over 28 lbs., making it ideal for car camping.
The sturdy design features a stainless steel bottom frame, metal hooks and carabiners, straps, and more. The contraption can sleep two people comfortably, with a spacious 7.2 ft. x 4.25 ft. base and a height of 3.6 ft.
Sky Nest amenities include under-storage for shoes, mesh windows for breathability + breath taking views and a retractable inner lining that creates a waterproof shelter when needed.
The sky nest tree tent dwelling will set you back about $1,300 USD.
16. Stingray Tree Tent by Tentsile
With a maximum load of 880lbs the Tentsile Stingray Tree Tent is made for 3 people to sleep comfortably in the own hammock chamber (includes enough room for storage)
We’ll be honest, this isn’t for a rookie as it takes some skill and a learning curve to set up the tree tent but once it’s up it’s well worth it.
17. Vista Tentsile Tree Tent
The Vista Tentsile Tree Tent is a more leisurely version of the Stingray, the roof can’t be fully sealed and isn’t suitable for extreme conditions but it’s perfect for a weekend picnic or sunny adventure.
18. Crua Hybrid Tree Tent
The Crua Hybrid tree tent offers hammock campers with all the hammock tent functions one could ever with for.
This tree tent also has the ability to be set up as a portable single-person bivy tent & hammock when camping in environments that are undesirable for pitching a ground tent.
The Crua Hybrid tree tent sports design features that will make your hammock adventures unforgettable. Including an incorporated sleeping bag that is detachable from the tree tent if required & an air mattress for the most comfortable hammock experience.
The best part is the modular design also has the capabilities of connecting to another Crua Hybrid Tree Tent because tree tents are better together.
19. Crazy Crib Tree Tent Hammock
The Crazy Crib LEX hammock tent features a fully enclosed, zippered mosquito netting-enhanced canopy with Easton 7075-T9 aluminum poles.
This tree tent/hammock shelter features an internal sleeve that accepts a sleeping pad for ultimate comfort.
In Tree Tent Conclusion
What a wonderful world of hammocks, hammock tents, tree tents, flying tents and adventure we live in. Do you have a favorite tree tent that we didn’t feature? If so mention it in the comments and we’ll be sure to add it to the next post!
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