A2R Roof Top Tent - Aluminium tread Plate Base



Into our 6th year of roof top tents. In stock now and ready to ship.

The Orson A2R roof top tent. Rugged, high spec, real easy to set up and pack away, no mucking around. Built to accommodate 2 people in comfort.  

Quality 2 person roof top tents for summer adventure. Tried and tested in NZ over the past 6 years our roof tents have an upgraded durable aluminium tread plate base, easy to use one piece telescopic ladder, quality materials and construction.

Plenty of internal room with the tent inner measuring 240cm x 140cm and our raised tent bars giving more internal headroom.  

Free extras include ... storage gear loft, LED light bar, handy hanging shoe hammock, hanging towel bar strap

2021 model includes window redesign with wider window covers that can be set using the window rods or can rolled up and secured to the tent. More photos to come.

Basically the same tent as our popular A2X roof top tent - only difference is there is no extended awning over the door. Otherwise same premium quality, specs and features, and interior of tent is exactly the same. 


  • room to move with spacious 140 x 240 x 115cm interior 
  • rugged long lasting aluminium tread plate base
  • quality heavy duty YKK and SBS zips
  • fully waterproof with PU3000mm Oxford rain fly and PU3000mm tent
  • tough, durable 280gsm Ripstop PolyCotton Canvas
  • double layered mesh and canvas doors and windows for multiple ventilation options
  • fully enclosed and bug proof
  • quality, comfortable 65mm full sized mattress with non-slip velvet top cover (removable, washable)
  • sturdy aluminium poles and stainless fittings
  • heavy duty waterproof PVC travel cover
  • easy to use aluminium telescopic ladder (2m or 2.3m or 2.6m) 
  • all required rack fixings included
  • includes free gear loft, shoe hammock, LED light bar
  • *no annex on the AR2 - see our A2 and A2X for roof top tent with annex options


  • Inner size: 240cm long x 140cm wide x 115cm high
  • Fabric: 280gsm Ripstop Poly Cotton Canvas, taped seams
  • Rain fly: 420D Oxford, PU 3000mm taped seams
  • Frame: Aluminium alloy tube and stainless steel components
  • Base floor: aluminium frame, alu/polyurethane sandwich board
  • Ladder: 2.3m telescopic aluminium ladder
  • Mattress: 230cm long x 135cm wide x 6.5cm high
  • Packed on roof dimensions: approx 120cm x 140cm x 30cm
  • Total weight with annex approx 60kg 

Packed size: 150cm x 128cm x 30cm (total boxed weight approx 63kg) + ladder

Shipping Details and Costs

  • Pick up is from Rosedale (Albany), Auckland.
  • Mainfreight delivery to North Island depots takes around 3 working days, to South Island depots around 3-5 working days. Tracked and signature required.
  • For delivery to business or residential address ask us for a quote.

Freight costs for pick up from depot ...

North Island

  • $89 - Whangarei, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Tauranga, Thames
  • $99 - Napier, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Whanganui, Wellington, Gisborne, Levin

South Island

  • $199 - Christchurch
  • $229 - Nelson, Blenheim, Timaru, Dunedin
  • $249 - Greymouth, Cromwell, Oamaru, Invercargill



Shipping Info

We are based in Auckland, New Zealand. We ship around NZ, to Australia and around the world. If the shipping rate doesn't show for your country then please contact us and with your inquiry and we'll quote shipping cost for you asap.  

NZ Shipping

Which courier service do we use? We typically use Castle Parcels and Post Haste couriers. Delivery is signature required (except for rural deliveries) … feel free to send us delivery instructions if you’d prefer courier to leave your item (no signature required).

PO Box delivery? Sorry, no delivery to PO Boxes by couriers.  

Tracking details? Once your purchase is dispatched an automated email will be sent to you with the courier tracking details and link for you to follow your item's progress. 

Can shipping be combined? Purchases can be combined to save on shipping costs but the final cost will depend on total weight, volume and destination. If unsure or you have a question, please contact us and we can let you know what combined cost will be. Maximum weight is limited to 25kg to send in one package.

How long does shipping take? We try to get your order on its way as soon as possible. Generally, when orders and payments are confirmed in the morning we do our best to ship them out on the same day. Orders confirmed in the afternoon will be dispatched the following day. For orders placed on Friday afternoons or over the weekend, they will be sent out on Monday.

Typical delivery times are next working day for Auckland and North Island addresses and 2 working days for South Island delivery. Add an extra day for rural (RD) addresses. Note that during the December peak season courier company delivery may experience some delays due to greater volumes.

If for any reason you have not received your order in the expected timeframe, please refer to the emailed tracking link and contact the courier company with your tracking number. As the courier service is ‘signature required’, if you are not home to receive your order when it is delivered, a calling card is left for you to arrange a convenient time for redelivery.



Which service do we use? We use eParcels - items are picked up by NZ Post and sent to Australia where they are delivered by Australia Post. Delivery is signature required. Faster courier services are also available with FedEx but please note that rates are for major cities only. For rural areas please contact us to confirm pricing as this can vary greatly.  

Customs duties and GST charges? The receiver is responsible for any import duties or GST charges.  

Are tracking details provided? When dispatched you will receive an automated email with the tracking details and link.

Can shipping be combined? Purchases can be combined and shipping rates to Australia are calculated on a weight basis. Maximum weight is limited to 25kg to send in one package.  

How long does delivery take? Delivery time for eParcels is 3-10 working days depending on delivery location (and as long as items are not held up by Australian customs for inspection). For FedEx delivery to major cities is usually 3-4 working days.   



Where can you ship to? We can ship to pretty much every country around the world with rates depending on weight and country. If shipping rates show up for your country, contact us with a quick inquiry with the product you're interested in, destination country and zip code and we'll get back to you with an accurate quote as soon as possible. 

Which service do we use? Prices quoted are for NZ Post tracked parcel service. Parcels are shipped with NZ Post and handed on to local postal services for delivery in your home country. Most services are tracked and usually takes 3-10 working days depending on destination. You will receive an email with the tracking number once your purchase has been dispatched. 

How about express courier services? We can also send items via FedEx which is quicker, tracked and signature required. This service is more expensive - please contact us if interested and we can quote you the actual price depending on product you're interested in and delivery destination.

What about import duties and taxes? Please note that any taxes or customs duties due for purchases entering your home country are not included in the purchase price and must be paid for by the recipient.    

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