Image of the December 2016 Wilderness Magazine Cover Read more articles from the
December 2016 Issue
Home / Articles / Buyer's Guides

The Wilderness Christmas gift guide

From stocking fillers to essential outdoor kit, the Wilderness guide to Christmas gifts has something for every budget

 

scotchbrite

Scotchgard Outdoor Water Shield $19.95
Scotchgard Heavy Duty Water Shield creates a durable, breathable barrier to keep outdoor fabrics drier, for longer. Ideal for outdoor work gear, umbrellas, tents, and boats.

BUY NOW

2b-christmas

2B Insect Repellent $24.50
It really works! 2B is a long-lasting, DEET-free repellent effective against all biting insects, including sandflies and mosquitoes.

BUY NOW

utensil-kitJetboil Utensil Kit $29.95
The ideal utensils for Jetboil cooking systems or meals-in-a-bag. Long enough to reach the bottom of a Jetboil cooking cup, and specially shaped to scour each edge and corner. Handles telescope to store compactly in or on cooking vessels. Kit includes spoon, fork, and spatula. 26g.BUY NOW
sts_apshower_bk_pocketshower_0814_2362px

Sea to Summit Pocket Shower $44.99
Fill with water, roll it closed and suspend from the two D-rings using the 6m of cord provided for a 10-litre capacity wilderness shower. Made from heat resistant waterproof fabric and weighs 120g.

BUY NOW

luken-front

Zempire Luken $50
The super portable 200 lumen Luken provides hours of soft warm light at the campsite. It features a power-saving dimmer switch and USB outlet to top up the charge on your portable devices.

BUY NOW

mini-lanternMacpac Mini Lantern $59.99
The Mini Lantern features a high-power LED with three adjustable brightness settings to suit the conditions. USB-rechargable, it also features several accessories, including a lampshade, magnet attachment and hanging hook.BUY NOW
wilderness-gift-card-christmas

Wilderness Gift Card from $72
The best trip ideas, outdoor photography and stories, 12 months of the year. A Wilderness Gift Card can be redeemed for a 12-issue print and digital, or digital-only, subscription.

BUY NOW

iota

Black Diamond Iota $79.99
A tiny light that packs a rechargeable punch, the Iota is Black Diamond’s smallest and lightest rechargeable light, powering fast morning training sessions and evening hikes before beers. 150 lumens, 40m beam distance, 56g.

BUY NOW

kompressor

Marmot Kompressor Pack $99.95
A genuinely versatile, 18-litre daypack ideal for summit blasts, side hikes and everything in between. It features a roomy hood, wrap-around compression durable fabrics, air-mesh shoulder straps and removable foam back sheet. 290g.

BUY NOW

deejoDeejo Black Tattoo 37g Juniper Wood Art Deco $99.99
The ultimate gift for the outdoor adventurer who has everything. High quality, light-weight knife with secure liner lock system and belt clip. 37g.BUY NOW
x-set11

Sea to Summit X-Set 11 $99.99
A two-person kettle and mug set for coffee and cocoa on the trail. The wide rim and stable handles allow it to be used as a 1.3L pot with easy stirring. Includes the 1.3L X-Pot Kettle, one blue and one grey X-Mug.

BUY NOW

blaze-plus

Macpac Blaze Plus $99.99
This versatile head torch has a maximum output of 280 lumens with three brightness settings. It fits securely, with an overhead strap and rear-mounted battery pack. It features a dimming cap to reduce light output, and an SOS mode.

BUY NOW

diad-pro

The North Face Diad Pro 22 $120
Ideal for minimalists who love to travel as light as they can, this ultralight, stowable 22-litre pack is made with high-tenacity ripstop nylon. There’s storage in the lid and large mesh exterior pockets for easy access.

BUY NOW

instigaiters

Cactus Outdoor Instigaiters $139
Instigaiters are Cactus’s all-round, go-anywhere-do-anything gaiter for bush or alpine conditions. Premium quality, made here in New Zealand

BUY NOW

kids-trestles

Marmot Kid’s Trestles 30 Sleeping Bag $159.95
A reliable, all-purpose synthetic bag that insulates even in sustained damp conditions. Loaded with all of the features of the adult-sized Trestles (but with a bit more fun) this bag will keep little ones comfortable and sleeping peacefully after a long day of adventures. 1162g.

BUY NOW

 expedition-base-shock

Timex Expedition Base Shock $169
Drop it, bang it, submerge it – that’s what it’s for. The hardened resin case is officially shock resistant to international benchmarks and water resistant to 100m.

BUY NOW

litespeed

Macpac Litespeed Jacket $169.99
Constructed with lightweight DWR-treated Pertex Equilibrium fabric with a matte finish and with two way stretch for ease of movement. The jacket has a full length zipper, elasticated hems, low profile thumb loops and stuffs into a zippered chest pocket. 120g.

BUY NOW

maptoaster

MapToaster Topo/NZ topo from $179
Topographical mapping and aerial photos for your PC. All the rich detail of the LINZ topo maps – seamless across NZ. Includes Topo50 and Topo250 map series.

BUY NOW

 mt-mobile

MapToaster Mobile/NZ topo from $189
Detailed topo maps for the Garmin ‘X’ series, Oregon, 62 and Dakota series GPS units. Includes tracks, huts, roads, rivers, land cover, contours. Includes MapToaster Topo/NZ desktop software.

BUY NOW

kestrel-22

Macpac Kestrel 22 $229.99
The Kestrel 22 daypack is part of Macpac’s vintage collection, harking back to popular packs of the 1970s. Constructed with legendary AzTec canvas fabric, it easily handles the rigours of the outdoors. It features a main compartment with internal laptop sleeve, zippered essentials pocket and classic drawcord opening.

BUY NOW

venture-fastpack

The North Face Venture Fastpack Jacket $280
For exceptional protection that’s also incredibly lightweight (237g), this rain shell offers an active fit cut and delivers breathable, waterproof protection during fastpacking adventures. Men’s and women’s styles.

BUY NOW

minimo

Jetboil MiniMo $299.95
Jetboil’s MiniMo delivers unmatched simmer control, metal handles, and a low spoon angle for easy eating. Proprietary regulator technology provides consistent performance down to -6°C. 415g.

BUY NOW

suunto-traverse

Suunto Traverse $699
Track your speed, distance and altitude with the ultimate tramping companion. Plan your route in Suunto Movescount with topographic maps and GPS navigation.

BUY NOW

dmc-fz300gnk

Panasonic DMC-FZ300GNK $999
Take this ruggedly designed camera outdoors. With its 600mm/F2.8 high-speed lens and 4K video/photo recording capability it will ensure you catch those fleeting photo opportunities.

BUY NOW

 dmc-tz110gns

Panasonic DMC-TZ110GNS $1149
Explore the world and capture every moment with a camera that moves as you do. A 1-inch high sensitivity MOS sensor and powerful 10x zoom make it easier than ever to make travel moments last forever.

BUY NOW

dmc-g85

Panasonic DMC-G85 with 12-60mm lens $1799
Packing an impressive 5-Axis dual image stabiliser and 4K technologies, the G85 is a splash and dustproof camera which captures perfect moments with impressive clarity, especially when shooting outdoors.

BUY NOW