When you venture out into the wild it is essential you have the right gear and now that Christmas is upon us, there is no better time to put in your wish list for the must have travel gear this year.
From the latest tech gadgets to packing solutions, Where Wild Things Roam has hunted around to bring you the best gifts for all different budgets for the traveller in your family or friends circle.
Stay connected while out adventuring, enjoy your music while travelling, use sustainable and eco-friendly products that the environment will love you for. There is plenty to choose from in this list.
Staying powered up when out in the wild can be a challenge if there is no electricity around. With a 2019 mophie powerstation, you can always stay charged and not have to worry about losing power. It’s a compact and stylish power-pack that comes in various colours (black, grey and navy) and provides up to 36 hours of additional battery, meaning your Instagram will stay updated, along with your phone.
JB Hi-Fi or www.mophie.com | RRP $49.95
Travel Ready Mat/Towel
Keep up your fitness regime and stay zen even when out on the road. Super lightweight and ultra-foldable version of our Combo Mat designed to fold up and go! Use on its own or bring to class to cover over those oh-not-so-clean studio mats. Luxurious and absorbent sueded microfiber (made of recycled plastic bottles!) bonded to a natural tree rubber base gives you the sweaty grip of a towel and the cushion of a yoga mat.
www.yogadesignlab.com/about/ | RRP $78.00
Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB
You don’t want to lose all those memories you have captured while roaming out in the wild. Small enough for a loaded laptop bag, spacious enough for loads of content — Seagate® Backup Plus Slim portable drive is the perfect marriage of easy portability and truly useful file storage. Easily plug into Windows and Mac® computers via USB 3.0, and enjoy helpful tools like customised backup and folder mirroring.
JB Hi Fi | RRP $89.00
Let’s face it, if you are out in the wilderness the chances are the mozzies are there with you. PARA’KITO offers a range of refillable wristbands and clips, with each pellet containing essential oils designed to hide human scent from insects and provide around-the-clock protection for up to 15 days. Created to reduce your mosquito appeal and successfully tested against mosquitoes! Designed for travellers, sporting enthusiasts, as well as families and children alike; PARA’KITO’s active waterproof pellet fits into a wristband or a clip, that can easily fit on your wrist, ankle, backpack or shoe, while providing a one metre radius of natural mosquito protection. Say goodbye to mosquitoes! Available in different sizes and designs.
www.au.parakito.com | RRP $29.95 – Wristbands & Clip Pack
Zenify Metal Straw Set
We care about the environment and so should you. Join the Zenify Earth zero waste movement to reduce single use plastic drinking straws around the world. Your metal straw set includes two sleek wooden carry cases, perfect for travel without worrying about a sticky straw. The case perfectly fits 1x straight straw and the straw cleaner, so you can carry one with you in your handbag or backpack everywhere you travel. Set contains 4x assorted colour straight straws, 4x assorted colour angled straws, 1 case, 2 straw cleaners and a canvas bag.
www.zenify.com.au/earth | RRP $14.95
Jabra Elite 85h
Accessing the wild often means long travel times and passing this time while listening to your favourite playlist or podcast requires a good set of headphones. The Jabra Elite 85h wireless headphones are the ideal treat for anyone who loves all things tech, travel, comfort and style. These headphones feature 36 hours of battery life, Active Noise Cancellation, eight microphone technology for crystal-clear call clarity and a superb music experience, as well as AI integration with SmartSound, for the best listening experience no matter where you are.
www.Jabra.com.au | RRP $499.00
Osprey Transporter Pack
From urban adventures to roaming in the outdoors, one thing for sure is you need a good backpack. Osprey’s Transporter Pack is rugged and highly water resistant – built with Nylon TPU-coated fabric to ensure your clothes, laptop and valuables stay safe from weather and grime. Comfort comes from the packs AirScape rigid foam back panel with a soft breathable contact surface for comfortable feel, ergonomic harness, adjustable sternum strap and a removable hip belt, and yep, it weighs less than a kilo. Osprey Transporter has nailed the organisational components with a 15” padded laptop sleeve, document and tablet sleeves, and water bottle pockets. Chose from the zip top, roll top or flap and select one of three sleek colours.
www.osprey.com/au/en | Osprey Transporter Zip Top 30L RRP $149.95
Jabra Move Style
Drown out the noise of the crowd while travelling with headphones to make that journey a little easier. Crafted for wireless music on-the-move, these headphones feature up to 14 hours of battery life whilst offering great sound and comfort with its lightweight design. The Jabra Move Style comes in three new stylish colours: Titanium Black, Gold Beige and Navy.
Biome Bamboo Toothbrush
Forget the plastic toothbrush and go eco. This medium bamboo toothbrush is a minimalist solution to plastic toothbrush waste, with durable Nylon 6 bristles that have rounded ends. Bamboo handle can be buried or composted at the end of its life. While the bristles can not be composted, our aim is to offer a resource-efficient, high quality dental care toothbrush.
https://www.biome.com.au | $4.95
Are you someone who likes to captured your adventures? The new Osmo Pocket is innovative, cool and super compact! As the smallest 3-axis stabilized handheld camera DJI has ever designed, the compact and intelligent Osmo Pocket lets you share your life anytime, anywhere. The perfect go-to tool for up-and-coming influencers, vloggers, travellers and globetrotters who want to capture every moment in cinematic quality. In real time, the Osmo Pocket precisely adjusts for your movements, turning your handheld video of the day’s adventures into a movie-like scene. Great for capturing friends and family events, documenting moments, people and places along the journey, as well as your everyday adventures.
www.dji.com/au/osmo-pocket | RRP $599.00
Pod & Parcel Christmas Gift Pack
Be kind to the environment and drink coffee responsibly. Melbourne’s best quality coffee in compostable coffee pods (every hipster’s dream) Pod & Parcel have partnered with the ORIGINAL quote cookie Sweet Mickie to bring you the ultimate Xmas pressie. Gift something different this year with their Christmas Gift Pack containing a selection of five of their most popular coffee pods with a delicious gingerbread cookie from Sweet Mickie. Perfect for: Kris Kringles, foodies, caffeine aficionados & family members
www.podandparcel.com.au/products/christmas-pack | RRP $47.00
USB & Wireless Charging Hub
Get all the power you need before setting off into the outdoors. Fast and smart, HPM’s new USB & Wireless Charging Hub allows up to 6 devices to charge simultaneously. Automatically detects power required to charge each device quickly and safely, even when all parts are in use. Also stay protected with over current protection, circuit protection and over temperature protection.
Collins Debden Diaries
It is time to start planning your next adventure, so look no further than the brand-new Enchanted diary collection. Adorned in three foliage-themed, fabric colours and an eye-catching date stamp, Enchanted is the quintessential diary for managing the most hectic of schedules. With a day to a page format and flexible board covers, don’t head into any situation in 2020 without this colourful companion by your side.
www.collinsdebden.com.au | RRP $28.99
Wireless Charging Pad
Another fantastic way to ensure your phone is fully charged before heading out on your adventures. Durable and light weight design, HPM’s Wireless Charging Pad is compatible with all Qi enabled devices (phones, tablets, earphones, etc). It also offers quick device detection and 10W powerful fast charging.
Jaybird RUN XT
Run free with your headphones. True Wireless Sport Headphones, The Run XT is the second generation of all-terrain true wireless earbuds, with an updated, fully waterproof design for added reliability in extreme conditions. Combining ultra-comfortable active fit and premium sound in a fully waterproof and sweatproof IPX7 housing, the lightweight Run XT is true wireless freedom for athletes in pursuit of their limits.
https://www.jaybirdsport.com/ |RRP $279.95
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