The 15 Best Outdoor Gear Deals Under R1000 This Black Friday

You don't need to break the bank this Black Friday, we've found the best deals for you

Kelleigh Korevaar |

Don’t spend money on things you are never going to use this Black Friday. We’ve searched for the best deals that will make your summer sizzling hot. From improving your outdoor adventures to making your braai the most enviable gathering around, we’ve got your covered with the best specials we were able to find. Go on, get off the couch and your phone and take advantage of summer’s 15 hottest outdoor gear deals:

Rocka Edge Action Camera – R599 (was R799) from Makro

The Rocka Edge Action Camera’s housing is waterproof to ten metres so if you’re having a wild holiday and you drop it, you won’t have to stress about it breaking. It has a suction mount so you can attach it to smooth surfaces, a helmet mount for when you go cycling and a handlebar mount so you can attach it to your handlebar too. This camera can be attached to just about any surface so there is no reason you will miss out on the action shots.

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K-Way Kilimanjaro 35L Daypack – R799 (was R1499) at Cape Union Mart

As the name suggests, this bag has been designed with Africa’s highest peak in mind… and tested there too! Featuring a stow-away waterproof rain cover, trekking pole loops, reflective bungee cord an assortment of pouches and pockets and a comfy hip and chest strap, the 35 litre Kilimanjaro 2012 is optimally designed for hiking comfort. In addition to this, the bag is hydration system compatible – meaning that it accommodates a hydration system or bladder.

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The North Face Nuptse 2 Vest ToAUFG – R779 (was R2599) from Zando

Be stylishly sensible and layer up with this T0AUFG Nuptse 2 Vest by The North Face. This vest is filled with 700 goose down, features two zip-up side pockets, a zip-up front, has double taffeta at the shoulders; which increases durability when carrying backpacks, is highly compressible for travel needs and has a hem cinch-cord; which ensures a well-insulated fit

Weber 57cm Compact Kettle Braai – R999 (was R1699) from Makro

Is there anything more South African than a braai, a beer and your mates? The Weber® Compact Charcoal Barbecue is perfect for anyone short on storage space. The rust- proof ash catcher and porcelain-enamel coating make this braai extremely durable and easy to clean. So you can spend your time chilling out with a chop instead of scrubbing away at the grid.

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Wolverine Backledge Mid Boot Brown – R879 (was R1599) from Zando

These boots were made for the mountains, so enjoy your outdoor activities in the comfort of the Backledge Mid Boot by Wolverine. The classic shape is geared toward adventure, helping you tread uncharted trails with durable and reliable wear. These shoes feature a waterproof full-grain leather upper and moisture managing mesh with waterproof membrane lining.

Wanderer Easy Up Gazebo – R599 (was R899) from Makro

As summer approaches you want something that is simple to set up and sun-resistant. Gone are the days of recruiting all your mates to leave their beers in the sun and help you set up that old-school gazebo. The name says it all, the Wanderer Easy Up Gazebo pops up in no time and it’s even easier to pack away because the last thing you want to do is waste the summer day away.

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Wolverine Spencer Boot Brown – R769 (was R1399) from Zando

Support your outdoor habits with a pair of these high quality built Spencer Boots by Wolverine. Robust and industrious, these boast a reliable feature that will promote your ability to move with ease and comfort. This waterproof hiking boot features D-ring lacing, a protective toe guard, a removable cushioned insole and moisture-managing mesh lining.

WenPod GP1+ Digital Stabilizer for GoPro Camera with 3.5” LED Monitor – R995 (was R5650) from Kameraz

The WenPod GP1+ is the state of the art digital gyroscopic stabilizer. It empowers stability and horizontal levelling when shooting video footage using GoPro action cameras, providing you with smooth and calm footage, when the situation before you is anything but. The built-in LCD monitor is 270 degree tiltable, allowing you to adjust it for perfect placement in terms of your comfort and getting the best view of your live footage. Quick and easy to set-up, this Wenpod accessory will pair with your GoPro without any down-time, meaning you will never miss a moment of the action.

K-Way Barrel Bag Medium – R299 (was R499) from Cape Union Mart

The K-Way Barrel Bag is a commitment to making your adventure so much easier and fuss free these holidays. The K-Way Barrel Bag is basically a side pocket that converts into a handy carry bag for convenient transporation. It’s made with Durable Polyester Ripstop, the K-Way Barrel is a travel essential with ample of space for all your things.

Keter Cool Bar – R899 (was 1299) from Makro

The Cool Bar is both a trendy-looking cocktail table and a handy cooler for braais and other outdoor events. Simple raise the lid to have it as a tabletop and fill the cooler portion with ice and drinks. The Cool Bar is made out of a durable and weather-resistant resin that protects against decay, rust and other weather-related damage. Put this under your Wanderer Easy Up Gazebo and next to that Weber and you will have the braai that most South African men dream about.

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Camelbak Classic 2L Black – R495 (was R1295) from Evo Bikes

The name says it all: the Classic is the quintessential bike hydration pack, now updated with a Crux™ reservoir for a faster flow of water. It has a breathable air mesh back panel for a lightweight, comfortable fit and a secure zippered pocket for the essentials. So whether you’re going for a hike or a long cycle, this Camelbak will have your back, literally.

Philips Care Touch Electric Shaver – R499 (was R1049) from Makro

Imagine you’re on a 3-day hike or camping with your mates and you’re just dying to get rid of that itching, scratchy facial hair. With the Philips Wet & Dry Electric shaver it is now possible to leave the comfort of your own home and not look like a caveman. It is great for sensitive skin as it effortlessly glides over the skin and it provides up to 40 minutes of electricity free shaving.

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Ryobi 12V Li-on Drill Driver Kit – R499 (was R1299) from Makro

This cordless drill has an ergonomically compact designed shell with soft grip for increased comfort and is lighter and more powerful than ever before. It comes with 6 driver bits, 6 drill bits a magnetic bit holder and a high-intensity LED torch to illuminate your workplace. We know you’ve probably been putting off the housework that needs to be done for the whole year, telling yourself you will do it next weekend. So this is your reminder to get to it.

Men’s Health 12 Month Subscription – R282 (was R564)

If you’re lying at the pool you need some quality reading material. And if about to go on an outdoor adventure this summer then you need to be well-prepared and equipped with all the tips and gadget. This list gives you the gadgets you can get but our magazine will give you all the tips and tricks. This is your opportunity to get a year’s worth of mags at this never-to-be-repeated low price for a full 12-month subscription. Also the perfect gift for your mates this summer.

And it’s not just Men’s Health, Women’s Health is also having a killer Black Friday special, so you can spoil your girl, your mom or just plain anyone. Subscribe to Women’s Health digital for 12 months and stand the chance to win a Calvin Klein fragrance hamper valued at R5 270! You’ll pay only R204 – that’s a saving of 50%.

Three-Hour Paintball Game for 10 people – R990 (was R2200) at SWAT Paintball

Get together 9 of your mates and head to SWAT’s field in Somerset West kitted out with markers, masks and army jackets to rain hot paint down on your enemies. Choose from one of four games for your three-hour session, pummelling your mates with 100 paintballs each. SWAT Paintball is designed to be the assault artists dream and makes a great location for a day of adrenaline and chilling out.


Disclaimer: All deals were taken directly off the listed websites and were correct at the time of publishing. We’ve done our best to scour the web and double check every deal, but being Black Friday deals, most are limited to 24 November and stocks will be limited. Our advice: get in early!

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