Kauai Rooftop Campers

Budget Kauai Campers For Rent

Budget Kauai Campers For Rent Near Kilauea

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Want to have a great vacation time on Kauai – the Garden Island of Hawaii?

Kauai Rooftop Campers offers premium quality camping truck rentals equipped with a full kitchen set, bedding & beach and camping gear, perfect for your complete glamping trip. You most likely don’t wish to return to the usual hotel room after you experienced how it feels like to sleep in a fully equipped roof top tent camper.

Our Toyota 4Runner and Tacoma overland camping trucks are ideal for visiting Kauai on and off the beaten path and escaping into mother nature. Encounter spectacular sunsets and delightful shorelines while riding in your personal, ready-to-go, exclusive roof top camping truck set-up.

Whether you are looking for an adventurous weekend camping trip or just wish for a comfortable place to sleep at night, we have exactly what you need!! As all of our customers come back saying, nothing will offer a better way to explore Kauai than traveling around with one of our Budget Kauai Campers at Kauai Rooftop Campers!

Discover Kauai in style with Kauai Rooftop Campers – give us a call & reserve now!

Want more details regarding Kauai Rooftop Campers & our exquisite glamping vehicles?

Our 4 wheel drive Toyota Tacoma, FJ Cruiser and 4Runner camper trucks come with:

  • Tepui, FSR or Smittybilt rooftop tent (fits 3 individuals)
  • An extra 4-person tent, mattress & beddings
  • Kitchen with all essentials like water, stove & cooking equipment
  • Table, chairs, cooler, snorkel gears and sun umbrella
  • Inverter, headlights plus a Kauai guide book
  • and anything else you’ll need for the island adventure, and even Kauai coffee!

Kauai Rooftop Campers is locally owned and operated and we aim to treat you as family by making sure you have an amazing vacation with nothing else to think about. It is a ready-to-go setup.

We know that each and every moment of your holiday retreat counts. Our aim is to provide you with an everything-is-ready package in order to make the most out of your time here.

Allowing other people to connect to those wild places both within nature & themselves is a guiding principle for us, and through our association with Embracing The World we have been devoted to passing on a portion of our total income to humanitarian aids around the world.

Rent one of our Budget Kauai Campers here at Kauai Rooftop Campers and while you have fun, know you help to make this modern world a better and happier place!

Click ‘Book Now’ for more in-depth information regarding our various camping truck availabilities, exclusive features and pricing!

FAQs

What’s the minimum age for renting from you?

We prefer to do business with clients who are 25 years and above because of our insurance coverage restrictions. However, depending on your needs, whenever we can, we try to be flexible.

If you are below 25 years, try contacting your insurance company to find out if you would be covered for rental vehicles, particularly for pick-up trucks, and then call us.

Are your roof top tents family friendly?

Yes! Please note that using our rooftop camping vehicles you will need to climb up a little ladder. If this sounds like an issue, we provide an additional camping tent with all of our packages which you could put up on the ground next to your camper truck. This could be much more comfortable for you as well as your children.

What is the max. capacity of your trucks?

We can accommodate three people maximum, although if there are more within your party, we do provide an extra tent, as well. With this, we are able to allow for up to five individuals. All of our trucks have 5 seatbelts.

Are you offering surfboards?

Absolutely yes, we offer surfboards & boogie boards as well as fins upon request for a small fee. Simply let us know beforehand if you want to rent one, so we can add it to your reservation and have it ready for you at departure.

Can we receive a guide book or even a map with the greatest beaches & hiking trails to explore on Kauai?

Certainly, each vehicle has a Kauai guidebook which details maps and information on the best locations to visit and camp out on Kauai.

Greatest Locations For Camping Outdoors On Kauai & Information About Camping Permits

Can I visit any beach to camp?

You could go to any beach, nevertheless, you can only set up your camp in designated camping grounds. Here on Kauai, this is the usual practice. We will give you a list of the best places to check out and also to camp in. Please remember that driving on the beaches is not allowed on Kauai.

Are we permitted to camp in the wild or are we just able to go to designated camping sites? If so, how much is the charge?

No, wild camping is not permitted in Kauai. You can only go camping in official areas with secured camping permits. The associated fee is roughly $3 per night in many Kauai county campgrounds, though private camp sites may be a little more. The good thing about these campsites is that you have full access to amenities, like washrooms, showers and picnic dining tables. Please remember that if you decide to go camping on the county camp sites, you are only allowed to use the ground tent.

Could you recommend any Kauai camping sites where I can set up the roof top tent?

  • Kōkeʻe State Park (need camping permit): Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, HI 96752
  • Sugi Grove Campground (need camping permit): Access from MohihiCamp 10 Road, starting 100 yards past Kōkeʻe State Park headquarters along Highway 550. Latitude 22.13 N, Longitude -159.622 W.
  • YMCA of Kaua’i (camping without a permit but reservation is required): 4477 Nuhou St, Lihue, HI 96766
  • Kumu Camp: Anahola Beach Retreat (camping without a permit but reservation is required): 4275 Poha Rd, Anahola, HI 96703
  • Camp Nau’e YMCA (camping without a permit but reservation is required): 7420 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
  • Camp Slogget operated by YWCA Kaua’i in stunning Koke’e State Park (camping without a permit but reservation is required): get directions from their web page https://ywcakauai.org/camp-sloggett
  • Camp Hale Koa – private campground in Koke’e State Park (camping without a permit but reservation is required): this is for larger groups only, for more info, please go to their website http://camphalekoa.com

Before our arrival in Kauai, do we need to get a Kauai camping permit?

It is a better to get your Kauai camping permits prior to your trip. For most private campgrounds, which we always recommend first, you may get your licenses on the internet and also on-the-spot in the designated office.

If you choose to camp at a county campsite and set up a ground tent, you may ask for permits by visiting the “County of Kauai Camping Information” page.

Non-residents need to pay three dollars per night up-front. Payment methods accepted with this particular application are money orders and cashier’s checks. Nevertheless, it’s not absolutely necessary to book your camping licenses prior to your planned arrival. You could also get them at the various permit offices in Kauai, which is typically easier.

What is the processing time for getting camping permits?

No matter if you choose to camp at a state or private campsite, both online and in person reservations are possible. Please note that if you choose to go to a county camping ground, mail-in applications are easy to submit, however it can take quite some time to obtain your permits. You might get your permits upon arrival to Kauai at the designated permit offices on the island; in-person you will get them immediately.

We at Kauai Rooftop Campers are delighted to serve the entire Garden Island Kauai – always with Aloha!

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TESTIMONIALS


Our Happy Clients!

Exploring Kauai with a rooftop camper is a fun and unique way to explore this beautiful island! Our family of 4 spent 12 fabulous days exploring and camping. The extra tent with the rooftop provided plenty of space for us…we had an amazing time! All communication with Jonathan and Jamie was smooth and easy. They are lovely people who genuinely want to provide a great experience.

Katherine

Minneapolis, MN

Jamie and Jonathan were excellent hosts! Even though they were on vacation, Jonathan made all accommodations very easy and helped us with every step. Note: if you are under 25, make sure to let them know to make sure you are covered by insurance! Jonathan helped us work it out and we had a great time

Duncan

Los Angeles, CA

Jamie and Jonathan are by far the very best experience with Airbnb we have ever had. Truly generous human beings with big hearts. They provided wonderful suggestions, amenities, and a wonderful 5 star experience. We will certainly rent again. For our first experience in Hawaii, they made sure it was second to none. If you’re coming to Hawaii to truly experience nature and looking for a ‘no nonsense’ and easy process to explore the island the way it was meant to be, you could not attain better hosts.

Zack

Seymour, TN

We had such an amazing trip with Jamie’s camper! Jamie and Jonathan were both so kind and took their time to explain to us the ins and out of our camper. Communication was easy and the beaches they recommend we visit were like paradise! Will rent again from them when we come back for sure!

Caitlin

Fairfield, IA

The BEST way to experience the beautiful garden island! Not only a great service–transportation doubling as your lodging–but wonderful and warm hosts. Jonathan and Jamie were so kind and helpful. An absolutely wonderful trip to Kauai–thank you both!

Lani

Portland, OR

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