Darche was founded in Australia over 26 years ago by DARREN O’DWYER and his wife CHERYL (DAR-CHE). Darche revolutionised the then-traditional swag market with the introduction of the Dome style swag, which is now the most recognised style swag. Today, Darche produces a range of camping and 4×4 touring outdoor gear such as Tents, Swags, Roof Top Tents, Awnings, Sleeping Gear, Furniture, Gear Bags and Accessories. Darche is overseen by experienced textile product developers and passionate staff who are keen outdoor enthusiasts with sound knowledge and experience to match.
Utilising accredited laboratories and leading processes, all developments are vigorously tested at the Victorian facility and again in real life situations by developers.“We are passionate, dynamic and keen. We enjoy the same lifestyle choices as our consumers. We strive to provide our consumers the very best value, reliability and service and most importantly we recognise the trust they place on us. We welcome our consumer’s feedback both positive and negative and promise to keep delivering whilst listening. Servicing you, our partners for life.
DARCHE ‘s international distributors include XP -edition Outdoor and Off Road equipment who are based in Switzerland and who supply the European market.
ROOF TOP TENTS
A lot more people outside of Africa and Australia are now discovering the benefits of using roof top tents as more of us are looking to get off the beaten track for long weekends to hill walk, mountain bike, kayak, go fishing etc. and quick solutions to setting up camp are becoming more important.The DARCHE roof top tents range are the perfect solution to enjoy this lifestyle. Now available in Europe these tents are constructed and engineered to specifically suit Australia’s rugged touring conditions, the complementary range includes the Panorama 2 roof top tent with annex, Hi-View Gen 2 roof top tent with annex and the Intrepidor.
Hi View RTT with Annex
The Hi-View Roof Top Tent with Annex is a robust built unit. Constructed using a 260gsm poly/cotton ripstop canvas, the tent will perform and last, ensuring hassle free touring. The Hi-View comes complete with a large full width window, improved class leading ventilation and sky roof star gazing views. A full zip on 3-way annex, with access points to the rear of your vehicle is also included.
Having used different types of awnings over the last couple of years, the TURAS team never go on a camping trip without one. We normally have one attached to our vehicles for the summer months and only remove them from the vehicles and put them into storage during the winter. Awnings are a great solution for shelter for the sun or rain when cooking,eating or just relaxing under the canvas. DARCHE have a very impressive selection of awnings that include the recently launched Eclipse 180° Awning and the Eclipse 270° Awning.
The NEW Eclipse 270° Awning is designed for quick and easy set-up and pack-down by one person, providing 11.5m2 of cover over the length and rear of the vehicle. Features include two low maintenance alloy swivel hinges and a strong light-weight box-tube alloy rafter system. Covered with Darche’s proven and hard-wearing proofed poly-cotton ripstop canvas the Eclipse 270° Awning weighs in at 27.5kg.
Add one, two or three optional walls to the Eclipse 270° Awning to complete your 4×4 touring/camping setup. Adding three walls increases cover to approx. 20.5m2. Individual walls can be set-up as wind and weather breaks or as an awning extension, which can increase cover by up to 4.2m2. The walls are manufactured with Darche’s proven and hard-wearing proofed poly-cotton ripstop canvas.
The Nebula is a 2 person freestanding canvas hybrid, purpose built for any outdoor adventure. The Nebula’s innovative design makes for a functional four season all weather robust shelter for 1 or 2 people. Uniquely constructed as a single skin canvas, the Nebula combines the space of a tent, with the comfort and durability of a swag.
DUSK TO DAWN
The new freestanding tapered dome design of the Dusk To Dawn improves stability, shape and comfort with 180° star gazing views. Suitable for touring and general camping, features include an easy to use adjustable ridge pole with trigger locking system, two large all-weather awnings and zip down head wall with access to storage area.
The ridge pole trigger locking system developed by Darche makes the Dirty Dee swag the ultimate freestanding tourer. Near vertical walls and all weather awnings, functionality, durability and comfort have been combined into an all-round outdoor adventure companion.
RANGER SOLO BIKE SWAG
The Ranger Solo is the ultimate biker swag, featuring a full length zip on the storm cover and a zip down head wall, providing enhanced air flow and comfort, particularly in warmer climates. The Ranger Solo is a convenient and practical, easy to set-up biker swag with plenty of room at 750mm wide.
DID YOU KNOW
Did you know that back in the 1800’s in Australia a Swagman was known as a roaming and mostly seasonal agricultural worker who did odd jobs on farms including labour work ,rounding up and shearing sheep. They mostly slept outdoors where they laid on a piece of canvas and threw a blanket over themselves at night to keep warm.
Darche has re-inflated the patented Air-Volution™ tent and pumped it up with even more innovation and world-class technology. The AT-4 and AT-6 as you know it will once again revolutionise the way outdoor enthusiast’s camp. Firstclass camping brought to you by Darche.
Gone are the days where families are left spending too much of their touring and camping time reading instructions and pinching themselves on fiberglass or metal poles. With excellent stability, the Air-Volution™ tent eliminates lost, broken or forgotten poles and issues related to broken or jammed quick set-up frames!
Extend the overall sheltered area of your 2017 Air-Volution™ AT-4 or AT-6, with zip on awning walls. Both walls are suited to the AT-4 or AT-6 can be zipped on either side of the awning, creating more usable space during your camping trip
When you’re on a 4×4 touring adventure, you want ease, simplicity and downright functionality. Less time fussing and more time living, right? Meet the Xtender. Available in 2 sizes, this Darche awning tent will allow you to set up within close proximity of your vehicle and drive away at any time, leaving your humble abode untouched. Attaching to your Eclipse Awning, the Xtender can also be left free standing so you can get out there and live it up.