Pack Light With These 5 Minimalist Camping Accessories

Pack Light With These 5 Minimalist Camping Accessories

Camping is a great way to explore the outdoors and disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. To make your camping trip successful, it's important to pack light so you can move freely and enjoy your time away. 

The key to minimalist camping is choosing the right gear and packing items that are both lightweight and multifunctional. Here is a list of five must-have camping accessories that should be included to master minimalist travel: 


1. Sea to Summit Lightweight Dry Sack

When you’re on the road, space is at a premium. You want to keep your items contained and organised, but you don’t want to sacrifice space to do so. Super tough, incredibly lightweight and resistant to waste, the Summit Lightweight Dry Sack is the perfect solution. Available in a range of sizes, the dry sack is constructed from PU-coated waterproof nylon with fully taped seams. As an added bonus, a durable roll-top closure seals water out, and the D-ring can be clipped to your pack, belt, bag, or harness.

At Camping Adventures, our range of camping storage bags will allow you to separate items and make packing and unpacking a breeze. The Sea to Summit range features a large, 13 litre dry sack, designed to keep items dry if not submerged, it features a white PU coated interior, so you can easily find what you’re looking for. If time is at a premium and you need to be able to find your belongings quickly, the Sea to Summit View Dry Sack features a clear window which is durable, water resistant and will allow you to easily locate your desired items.

Smart Product Features:

  • Waterproof in situations where the dry bag will not be submerged
  • 8.7 x 7.9 x 18.1 in | 22 x 20 x 45.9 cm
  • Weighs 81 g


2. EPE Self-Inflating Mat Camper Deluxe

inflatable mattress

The EPE Self-Inflating Mat Camper Deluxe is the perfect accessory for minimalists who love to camp. It’s lightweight and durable, yet it provides superior comfort and support with its compressible foam core that expands when unpacked. The antifungal insulation helps keep you warm, dry, and safe while the non-slip base ensures you stay put in one spot.

The included stuff sack and compression straps make packing up a breeze, making this an ideal mat for any minimalist camper. With the EPE SelfInflating Mat Camper Deluxe, you can pack light and camp in comfort!

Smart Product Features: 

  • Open size: 660 W x 2000 H x 100 D (mm)
  • Packed size: 660 W x 170 D (mm)
  • Weight: 2.9kg


 3. Helinox Savanna Chair

camping chair

Introducing the Helinox Savanna Chair. For the minimalist camper, this is possibly Helinox’s most comfortable, portable and compact chair. It has a high profile, taller back and wider seat, but remains surprisingly light and packable. The comfort is obvious, but advanced design and innovative technologies set it apart. The frame is light, durable and supportive. Its shock-corded sections come together easily for fast, intuitive set-up, and fold up small for compact travel.

The ergonomic seat wraps your body and supports your back for exceptional comfort, mesh panels ventilate, and an integrated cup holder keeps hydration at hand. Compact when packed, it's easily carried anywhere – beach, park, festival, campground – you need a chair.

Smart Product Features:

  • Weighs 1.95kg, supports 145kg
  • Easily fits into an included 15.2 cm x 16.5 cm x 54.6 cm carry sack
  • Stuff sack doubles as a pillow


4.Oztrail Stellalight Flashlight

The Oztrail Stellalight Flashlight is perfect for minimalist camping. It weighs only 320 grams, allowing you to pack light and still have an incredibly powerful flashlight with multiple settings. With a runtime of up to 17 hours on the low setting, you can be sure to have enough light to get through the night without draining your batteries. The 162 metres beam distance measured in ANSI FL1 standard testing will allow you to see clearly even in pitch darkness. The rechargeable features make this flashlight a must-have for any minimalist camper, traveller or hiker. 

Smart Product Features:

  • Lumens: 750
  • Weight: 183g
  • Dimensions: 16.4 x 3.2/3 cm


5. Pop-Up Colander & 2 Bowl Set


The Pop Up Colander & 2 Bowl Set is the perfect minimalist camping accessory. It’s lightweight and compact, collapses for easy storage and transport, and yet it has ample capacity to cook for a group. The bowls are designed with deep walls to increase stability while in use, and they feature rubberized grips on the base to help prevent slipping during meal preparation.

This set is made with BPA free, food grade silicone that is dishwasher safe for easy clean up. At only 600g in weight and measuring 265L x 200W x 58Hmm when collapsed, the PopUp Colander & 2 Bowl Set is the perfect solution for those who want to pack light while still having all the tools they need to prepare a meal on the go.

Smart Product Features:

  • Collapses for easy storage and transport
  • Capacity: Colander 2.2L, Small Bowl 1.8L, Large Bowl 2.8L
  • Weight: 600g


Shop Camping Accessories at Camping Adventures 

Packing light for camping doesn't mean sacrificing safety or comfort. It's about embracing the minimalist ethos and making smart choices about what to bring along (and what to leave behind). With the right gear and a bit of planning, you can enjoy a memorable camping experience that brings you closer to nature and the great outdoors. So why not give minimalist camping a go? Browse our constantly updated selection of camping accessories for your next Melbourne adventure. 

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