RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent
RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent
RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent
RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent
RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent
RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent
RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent
RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent
RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent

Pre-Order - Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent (Stock Due May 2023)

  • Low Stock
Regular price£1,049.00

Use the discount code "EXPLORER" at checkout for £50 off your RoofBunk Explorer pre-order!

The stock is expected to arrive here in early May 2023.

Please scroll down to see the full written details of what the RoofBunk Explorer has to offer!

Due to the size of the item, we use an oversized goods specialist courier company to send all our goods from our warehouse in Nottingham, UK.

Shipping to Mainland UK (excluding anything north of Dundee in Scotland) typically takes 2-6 working days and costs £69.

Shipping to The Scottish Highlands and anything north of Dundee typically takes 4-10 working days and costs £169.

Shipping to Northern Ireland typically takes 4-10 working days and costs £169.

If you live in any other country or area in the UK that isn't listed, then please contact us and we'll be happy to send you a custom quote after getting a price from our delivery company. You have the option of arranging delivery yourself if you feel you could get a cheaper price too!

We also offer free local pickups everyday up until 11pm at our Nottingham warehouse if this is a better option for you. Just make sure you select "Pick up" during the checkout process and we'll email you after payment has been made to arrange a date/time that suits everyone!

If you're looking to come and pay via cash on collection or with a bank transfer, then please let us know before you come so we can arrange it, as it may clash with other collections we already have booked in.

We'd be more than happy to help you install it for free too if you would rather collect it!

Our Nottingham warehouse address for local pickup is:

RoofBunk International LTD

Container Self Store

Unit 12

Block B

Mark Street Industrial Estate


NG10 5AD

If you would like a demonstration of how to install, open and close your RoofBunk, then please visit our How To Install Your RoofBunk Explorer Soft Shell Roof Tent page.

If you would like to see some examples of our past customer's RoofBunk roof top tent setups to get some inspiration or if you're simply curious if someone else with your vehicle has ever bought one, then please head over to our Customer Photos section!

Check out the What Our Customers Are Saying page for both RoofBunk reviews and social media posts our customers have made about their RoofBunks!

If you would like to split the payments into smaller monthly sums to make things more affordable for you, or if you need extra credit, then you can do so by using our various financing options of PayPal Credt, PayPal Pay In 3 or Payl8r.

More details can be found here: Financing Options

Please visit our FAQs page to see our most common questions from customers.

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Soft Shell Roof Top Tent Benefits

Weatherproof Materials And Design

The RoofBunk Explorer has our high quality 280gsm poly-cotton blend ripstop canvas material on the body of the tent and 600D Oxford polyester on the rainfly, making it completely weatherproof.

It can comfortably handle winds of up to 40mph (Gale Force 8) when opened and the unique blend of polyurethane we apply to it gives it a waterproof rating of 3000mm on the body and 5000mm on the rainfly. This makes it 3-5 times as waterproof as a regular ground tent and able to handle even the worst rain storms with no problem!

The materials have been treated with agents to make it UV and mould resistant, so it should be protected from being faded by the sun.

We've also made sure the material used on our tent is breathable to prevent condensation and dampness as much as possible.

Plus, our travel cover is made of 1200D/680g heavy duty PVC, so it will be very durable and has a high quality zip to ensure no water seeps in on wet days.

Opens And Closes In Minutes

Our roof top tent is able to be set up and packed away in a matter of minutes with its fold out system. You can also keep some of your bedding inside when it's down too if you fold your duvet before- perfect if you're on the move frequently when travelling!

Fits Any Vehicle

You should be able to fit a RoofBunk Explorer soft shell on any vehicle's roof as long as you're able to keep the roof bars between 70cm and 120cm apart, as this will sufficiently spread the load weight evenly.

We suggest getting roof bars that are rated to hold at least 50kg of weight and are ideally through bars in design if you have a smaller vehicle, as these allow more overhang on the sides.

You'll also need to check your vehicle’s maximum roof load capacity is over 50kg, which can be found in your vehicle’s user manual or after searching for the information online.

Spacious Design With Canopy

The RoofBunk Explorer soft shell roof tent has a large and tall roof tent design, allowing space for taller people to sit up when needed and a more comfortable sleep.

The interior is about as wide as a standard sized double bed at 140cm (4ft 7), 240cm long (7ft 10) and has a high enough ceiling for the tallest people you know to sit up in at 130cm high (4ft 3).

All this allows you to comfortably sleep 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults on their own. You could probably squeeze a small child in there if you didn't mind getting cozy though!

On top of this, you get another 70cm x 140cm of space outside with the canopy at the entrance and even more under the overhanging floor. The canopy fully covers the ladder too, so you don't have to worry about getting wet when getting in and out. You can also add an annex awning for even more space and comfort.

Light, Strong And Compact

The roof tent has a 25mm aluminium frame to keep it both strong and light at 50kg (110lb), making it easier to lift on and off your car.

This also means it costs you less in fuel from having less weight on top of your vehicle and makes it easier to find suitable roof bars to hold the weight if you don’t already have them.

The foldable design makes it take up minimal space on your roof too, so it leaves space for extra gear or accessories, such as an awning.

It can also hold up to 300kg (47.3 stone) of weight inside it, so it's very well built.

Endless Views

The RoofBunk Explorer has 2 large windows and a viewing door, so you can enjoy the scenery in style on your adventures!

Plus with the 2 skylights, you can watch the stars at night or simply just have more natural light during the day.

Added Design Features

There are also added features to help make our roof tent stand out, such as the seams being sealed with waterproof silicone tape to both keep the heat in and make it leakproof.

The windows are curved to help it handle higher winds and the canopy is too in order to reduce pooling.

The high quality waterproof zips that we’ve used should also prevent leaks and last for years without breaking.

Plus every door, window and skylight on the RoofBunk Explorer has zippable mosquito nets on them to keep any bugs out, while still ensuring good airflow.

Extra Accessories

Your RoofBunk Explorer comes with a high quality aluminium telescopic ladder that can extend up to 230cm (7ft 7 inches) to allow easy access into it.

You get a comfortable 6cm (2.5 inch) mattress that will allow you to have a pleasant and comfortable night's sleep. The mattress can also be removed for easy washing or you can put your own custom sized mattress in it instead for even more comfort if you wish!

Plus, you get all the fittings and everything you’ll need to install your RoofBunk Explorer and storage pockets inside.


With your RoofBunk, you'll get a 2 year warranty with it free of charge!

There's also an option to pay to increase this warranty by up to 5 extra years, so you'll have 7 years in total, which you can find here: RoofBunk 1 Year Warranty Extension.