Coast Magazines Editor Alex Fisher describes our AIR OPUS camper as a transportable bolthole. "Can't quite afford that coastal retreat you're dreaming of? How about options for a moveable home instead? We love the ease and luxury of the AIR OPUS...
Following success with the Good Design Awards based in Australia, AIR OPUS was nominated by the German Design Council for entry into the German Design Awards 2018. Announced on the 20th October 2017 as a Winner in the transportation category. The jury agreed that the design and innovation on show was worthy of an international award.
Editor Marcel Schuler interviews our new German Distributor Michael Daams. Michael Daams was introduced to the AIR OPUS at Caravan Salon, Düsseldorf 2017. Michael and his wife soon fell in love with the product and understood the market potential in Germany. Michael explains the benefits of AIR OPUS and justifies why it's the best folding camper to own!
Campfire Magazine first discovered our OPUS Camper a few years ago, and it soon featured in a review of 'cool campers'. This time they comment "Our winner, by a wide margin, is the utterly fantastic OPUS. So, why the OPUS? Well, for its looks, its ease-of-opening, its build quality and its all-round versatility. Price isn't bad either. In appearance, it's a mix of a safari tent and sci-fi - airy, spacious and with options and accessories to suit family size ( four to ten berth) and your camping and outdoor life. The kitchens are beautiful, the beds comfortable and the sitting/dining room made for socialising. What's more, the new AIR OPUS inflates itself in two minutes. It's lightweight and low-profile and the racking system means you can load it with bikes, kayaks and more for your travels.
Taking to the Live Stage on Sunday 22nd October the crowds gathered in anticipation for the product reveal. Katy and Brett from OPUS HQ introduced the Off-Road Concept, using AIR pole technology to inflate the camper. Due to expansion across Europe the Off-Road Concept is intended for production in due course. Following the reveal Steve Groves, Winner of Masterchef: The Professionals used the external pull out kitchen of the Off-Road Concept to cook up a tasty mackerel and herb salad taco. Steve commented "If I was going to cook outside, this is the kind of set up I would want. Its nearly as well equipped as my kitchen at home - it's a breeze!"
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At a first glance the AIR OPUS looks like an ordinary trailer. But with the push of a button it inflates itself at lightening speed to a four berth camper with kitchenette.
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Anyone who seems a car towing an AIR OPUS may think that it is a normal folding camper, but nothing is less true. In this trailer there is luxury accommodation that inflates in around 90 seconds using an internal pump.
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Editor Rafał Jemielita comments on the comfort offered inside the AIR OPUS, along with the leatherette seating area, 240v power, microwave, gas stove with options including USB ports and audio systems.
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The Ultimate Road - Trip Accommodation: A Tiny RV. Smaller than gigantic RVs but packed with amenities, compact campers from Airstream, Winnebago and others are making it easy to bring your home away from home. By Jonathan Welsh.
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Camping Magazine Editor Iain Duff gives his thoughts on the AIR OPUS. "It's not everyone's idea of what camping should be all about, but when it comes to sheer luxury and convenience, the AIR OPUS is impossible to beat.
Popular German TV Channel n-tv explores the AIR OPUS at Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf. n-tv were impressed with the space available and the ability to cook, eat, sleep and relax! AIR OPUS featured 3 times throughout the news-time programme featuring highlights from Caravan Salon 2017.
De OPUS Inflating Camper is het ultieme mobiele Bros nest. Eentje die het concert mannenweekend naar een volgende niveau tilt. De OPUS heeft alle luxe van een mega camper maar kan worden ingeklapt tot vouwwagen formaat.
The OPUS Inflating Camper is the ultimate mobile mans nest. One that takes the concept of men's weekends to another level. The OPUS has all the luxury of a mega camper but can be folded into a towable trailer.
The trend-setting AIR OPUS Self-Inflating Camper has added a Good Design Award to its accolades in Australia's internationally coveted 2017 Good Design Awards. Only the Tesla Model X and semi-autonomous Caterpillar digger could beat the AIR OPUS for top honours in its category. Other winners in the category included global style and engineering leaders such as Audi and Mazda.
Camping in style has just been made easier than ever with the July launch of a revolutionary self-inflating trailer tent that looks set to give both traditional trailer tents and caravans a run for their money.
Claire Maxted discovers if an AIR OPUS camper is the perfect base for outdoor adventures. "The AIR OPUS Camper is a great alternative to a caravan. It's lighter, quicker and more rugged to tow, smaller to store, quick to set up and gives much more space than a camper van. It's definitely worth investigating if you're adventurous but want to come back to luxury, spacious dining and sleeping".
Outdoor Adventurer Claire Maxted explored Rutland Water with her friends, making AIR OPUS their home away from home. "It was complete luxury camping for Lexie and Frankie's first adventure, and a hit with the adults too for easy of towing, storing and that huge, light, luxury space once inflated. We'll definitely be dreaming about the Rutland Water views from our 'igloo on stilts' for a good long while.
Whether you're an intrepid explorer, an active adventurer or a laid-back nature lover, we'll help you find your ideal escape and the right leisure vehicle to get you on the road to freedom. Your next adventure starts here….
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Any camping enthusiast knows that there is nothing worse than setting up a tent - except maybe doing so in the dark or the pouring rain. Trying to force the stakes into the ground, crawling around in the dirt and dealing with the ill-fitting canvas must be an ancient form of torture. British camping giant OPUS has developed a solution - The AIR OPUs Inflating Camping.
In the words of the German Design Council "Your extraordinary design expertise has attracted our attention: it has the potential to win one of the leading international design prizes. Due to your outstanding accomplishment, the committees of the German Design Council have nominated you to participate in the German Design Awards 2018 - Excellent Product Design. Congratulations!"
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Caravan Times reports AIR OPUS winning a Good Design Selection in the acclaimed Australian Good Design Awards.
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Touring and Tenting spreads the news of AIR OPUS winning a Good Design Selection in the internationally acclaimed Australian Good Design awards.
AIR OPUS has won a coveted Good Design Selection in Australia's prestigious Good Design Awards. Our self-inflating camper is now into the final judging for Product Design, Automotive and Transport. That puts us in the same category as the Tesla Model X, so we're extremely proud to be in such illustrious company! Stand by for the final results in June.
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Ian Hewlett has a look at the latest top-of-the-range folding camper from OPUS. His overall verdict was "A luxury camper that's easy to set up and put down for up to four in comfort and six on occasion, as long as you prefer campsites with facilities."
Gearnova.com is the place to discover the coolest gear, gadgets and deals. Providing users with daily updates of quick introductions to a new product. Gearnova appreciate setting up a conventional camper can be a major hassle, whilst packing it down isn't much better!
Viral thread has one simple mission - to provide viral content to the people of the world. With over 12.5 million followers on Facebook their following is constantly expanding. Once they heard all about AIR OPUS they were keen to post about us. Using the title "This has to be the ultimate camping experience".
Interesting Engineering is a cutting edge, leading community designed for all lovers of engineering, technology and science. Having attached over 7 millions Facebook followers, AIR OPUS has recently featured in one of their posts.
The Camping and Caravanning Club's Technical Manager Ian Hewlett takes a look at the first inflatable-tube folding camper from the UK. You can read more in the April 2017 issue of Camping & Caravanning Magazine.
AIR OPUS has been commended for Best Trailer Tent/Folding Camper in the 2017 Camping Magazine Editors Choice Awards. A full review of the AIR OPUS will feature in Camping Magazine later in the year. Camping Magazine states "The AIR OPUS provides luxury and convenience in equal measures. Pitching couldn't be easier. Simply park up, fold out the ends and flick a switch and in a matter of minutes you're good to go."
Social media giant GiGADGETS shares our revolutionary product update for 2017 - AIR OPUS. GiGADGETS is committed to introduce the latest and greatest gadgets around, once they heard of AIR OPUS they were keen to broadcast its appeal! Posting our AIR OPUS promotional video on their Facebook page which currently has over 7 million followers. AIR OPUS really does provide the future of camping, using air beam technology to inflate the canvas in around 90 seconds.
FutureEnTech highlights technology to their followers. In their own words "AIR OPUS makes camping in style even easier for adventurers everywhere!"
Any seasoned camper knows that there's nothing worse than having to set up a tent in the pouring rain, or even worse, in the dark. So, the British-designed camping brand OPUS has long been on a mission to make camping easier and launched their first trailer-to-tent vehicle some years back.
Air OPUS camping trailer inflates into a home away from home in 90 seconds. When we first discovered the British-designed OPUS camping trailer back in 2013, its combination of compact pop-up construction and comfy interior design made it one of our favourite campers of the year. Since then, the OPUS has gotten a few extra tricks up its sleeve including an all-new tent inflation system. With its integrated air poles, the new inflatable AIR OPUS trailer tent sets up in about a third the time of the original.
While we love camping more than most other getaways, there's one part of it that we just don't enjoy. We're talking, of course, about pitching a tent. Dealing with the ill-fitting canvas exteriors, trying to tame the long and unwieldy poles, and driving stakes into the unwilling ground can turn any campsite oasis into a nightmare. But what if your tent could set itself up? Well, then you'd have the AIR OPUS Camper Trailer.
We're big fans of OPUS and their handy trailers, which double as a platform for the integrated tent as soon as you get to camp. As awesome as it is, thought, setting up your camper does require a bit of manual work. That won't be the case with the new AIR OPUS, which uses inflatable tubes for the poles, allowing the tent to automatically set up in just 90 seconds.
British Brand OPUS has introduced AIR OPUS, the world's first self-inflating camper tent to make it easier to setup a camper in any conditions.
Air technology has made its way into OPUS camper. These rugged looking campers just ooze adventure, and when they are packed away, they are a perfect platform for bikes and canoes. This is our sort of trailer tent! When set up it is clear that this is a trailer tent. However, you'll be blown away with the interior of the OPUS.
Tech Insider is one of the largest social media pages for all things tech and gadget related! They have a following of nearly 10 million fans. The AIR OPUS caught their eye and has attracted over 5 millions views! In the words of Tech Insider "it has a kitchen, living space, and two full-sized bedrooms."
Mike Walker heads to the wide, white sandy beaches of north-western France with an innovative folding camper trailer and his family in tow, looking for an adventure…..
During the series finale of season 23, Jason Bradbury and the The Gadget Show team tried out a whole host of Camping and outdoor tech, and their piece de resistance? The OPUS Camper of course! Jason, a self-proclaimed 'indoorsy' guy, claims that with this sort of technology, even he can get into camping. Watch the episode now over on our Videos Page.
In the 2015 Camping Magazine Editors Choice Awards OPUS was the winner of the 'Best Trailer Tent/Folding Camper' Award. Editor Iain Duff, having completed a full review of the OPUS back in 2014, he was so pleased with what he experienced he selected OPUS as the Best Trailer Tent/Folding Camper on the market in 2015.
When it came to testing out the all new Ready to Roll camper trailer from Opus Campers, I did it the only way I know how — in low range and in an absolutely cracking location!
Iain Duff, editor of Camping Magazine took an OPUS away for a couple of days as part of his 'One man and his tent' challenge. After spending a nice under the OPUS canvas he decided to complete a full review of the OPUS and publish it in Camping Magazine.
September 15, 2014
Our good friend Iain Duff, the editor of Camping Magazine, is currently taking part in a tour around England under canvas, aiming to spend at least one night in each county in England. In July Iain spent a night in Hertfordshire, and to give him a little more luxury we lent him an OPUS Camper for the night!
April 10, 2014
The British-Australian developed OPUS camper trailer has won the approval of local camping enthusiasts and it is now available across NSW exclusively through Kangaroo Tent City (02 9630 2888).
March 23, 2014
The OPUS Drifter XT brings English innovation to the Australian Market.
Australia has perhaps one of the most diverse camper trailer markets in the world, yet new arrival Opus has still managed to surprise with its innovation and ingenuity.
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February 25, 2014
At this years event the organisers had reflected the popularity of certain niches in the market and in riders interests with themed areas for 'adventure' biking, classic and custom building. As well as attracting the major manufacturers and their new models for 2014.
February 24, 2014
We recently successfully launched OPUS at the Adelaide Caravan and Camping show. The show ran for 5 days from the 19th to the 23rd of February at the Adelaide showground.
The overwhelmingly positive response was a sign of good things to come in South Australia and beyond, for the OPUS in 2014. It was heartening to see an enthusiastic reception in the city where the OPUS is being built in Australia.
October 23, 2013
As part of our ever growing global network, Opus camper is now available in Australia and it's already generating plenty of excitement!
September 24, 2013
The Opus will be returning to the NEC Motorhome and Caravan Show this Oct (15th – 20th). You will find us at stand 18/24A taking advance orders for Spring 2014… More information can be found on their website - www.motorhomeandcaravanshow.co.uk or give the team a call on the usual number.
September 4, 2013
The Camping & Caravanning Club Magazine boasts the world's longest established and largest circulation for all forms of camping. So they know a thing or two! In September's issue, Test Editor Candy Evans gives her verdict on Opus " A classy folding camper". Find out more about what "The Friendly...
September 3, 2013
Opus and team got to soak up a little of the summer festival vibe at Over the Moon festival in Brighton earlier this September. The Opus played host to a number of the top acts on the line up, acting as the perfect media tent for all the festival's press...
During the 2013 series (Series 9) of BBC’S The Apprentice, episode 7 was entitled ‘Happy Camper’ and the teams had to choose and sell camping products, including at least one ‘big ticket’ item. Team Evolve chose OPUS as their big ticket item, and what a choice it turned out to be!