Whether you’re a first-time camper or a seasoned veteran of the outdoors, choosing the right camping gear for your trip can really make or break your experience. There are plenty of products that can enhance your next trip to nature, check out our favorite innovative camping gear.

Perfume with benefits

We all hate mosquitoes, but they seem to like humans. Fragrance with Benefits takes a new approach to mosquito repellent. Fragrance with Benefits offers travel-size aromatic fragrances, body creams and shower gels with the added benefit of natural insect-repelling essential oils. Citrus-based scents are unisex and are a refreshing change from the smelly repellents on the market.

Self-cleaning water bottle

Self-cleaning water bottle.

Save time with this self-cleaning water bottle that cleans the interior surfaces of the bottle by neutralizing odor-causing bacteria and viruses. With the push of a button, the bottle self-cleans by activating every two hours to keep your bottle fresh and odor-free. A double benefit is that it uses non-toxic, mercury-free UV-C LED technology to sanitize water in 60 seconds. The Double wall vacuum insulation and stainless steel bottle keeping your water cold for 24 hours and hot for 12.

Portable sleeping bag

Portable sleeping bag.

How convenient would it be if you didn’t have to deal with the mess of trying to fit your sleeping bag perfectly in your bag? Or better yet, not having to get out of your sleeping bag to face the cold? A portable sleeping bag is the solution. With its unique bottom zipper, campers can simply open the bottom zipper for walking around or open the arm zippers for reading or eating. The hooded sleeping bag has lightweight cotton filling and a polyester shell that retains heat and moisture (it works in temperatures as low as 20 degrees). A bonus is that the the sleeping bag is machine washable.

Handheld shower

Portable camping pocket shower.

This simple and The easy to use shower has a black fabric that absorbs the sun during the day, resulting in a hot shower 8 minutes later. Just hang it on a branch and start cleaning. It has a contoured shower head and a twist mechanism to turn the water flow on and off. The shower zips into a pouch that measures 3 x 6 inches and weighs just 4.25 ounces.

Cocoon Net for Hammock

Cocoon net for hammock.

This mosquito net cocoon is designed for an insect-free sleeping experience as it completely encloses a hammock to protect sleepers from biting insects. The net is so thin that it is able to ward off smaller insects, including sandflies, fleas, midges, mosquitoes, midges and parasites. The cocoon comes with 100 inches of cord on each side to support the net and two sets of zippers for easy access inside and out.

Fish finder for smartphone

Fish finder for smartphones.

The T-BOX (SP200) mounts on a boat with access to a 12 volt power supply (not included). The SonarPhone turns your smartphone or tablet into a fully functional sonar system that uses WiFi to transmit to your device. You don’t need mobile coverage to use it, SonarPhone works anywhere in the world. SonarPhone creates its own WiFi hotspot and you can share your signal with as many people as you want. The software application is downloaded for free from the App Store and works with Android and IOS systems. All SonarPhone T-BOXes come with a neoprene armband so you always have easy access to your phone screen.

Hand crank mixer

A hand-crank mixer.

Combine tasty margaritas, healthy smoothies, protein shakes, sauces, pancake batter and more without the need for a point of sale. This compact hand crank mixer weighs 4.7 pounds and can be taken anywhere.

Glow-in-the-dark pétanque balls

Glow in the dark bocce balls set.

Why not have fun in the dark on your camping adventure? This bocce ball game glows in the dark. No need to sleep after the sun goes down!

Multi-tool ax

Multi-tool ax.

The the most practical ax you’ve ever come across is here! With 31 features, this multi-tool ax is ready for any situation, whether it’s chopping, cleaning up debris, tearing down, hammering, and removing tent pegs. Functions include lever, belt cutter, ax blade, gas valve wrench, bottle opener, tempered steel glass breaker, etc. The survival ax is large enough to deal damage but compact to fit in the glove box or a small bag.

Foldable kayak

Foldable kayak.

It is the lightest and the most portable kayak you will never experience. The Inlet Folding Kayak is quite frankly an origami kayak. It is designed for still water and is quick to assemble. The kayak is nine feet tall and weighs 20 pounds. It’s compact enough to fit in the trunk of your car, and you can even check it out on an airplane!

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