A camping trip is meant to be fun-filled and full of adventure, right? Without taking anything from the escapades that come with camping trips, it is imperative to emphasize the need to keep your body, clothes and utensils clean. And how else would you meet your cleaning needs other than carrying a portable camping shower on your trip?
While there is an array of camping showers in the market, selecting the shower that is in line with your needs is paramount. Camping or hiking for that matter is not a one-time affair; thus you need to buy a shower that offers durability, portability and convenience. The shower’s capacity is relevant too as is the versatility of power options and the battery efficiency. Equally important is the shower’s pressure and ability to heat the water relatively fast. Here is a look at the top 7 portable camping showers and what they have to offer.
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- 7. Ivation Battery-Powered Handheld Portable Shower – Turns Water from Bucket/Sink Into Steady, Gentle Stream
- 6. ZODI Outback Gear Hot Tap Travel Shower
- 5. RING RS1 12V Portable Shower
- 4. Advanced-Elements-3-Gallon-Summer-Shower
- 3. ZODI Outback Gear Extreme SC Hot Shower
- 2. Ivation Multipurpose Portable Spray Washer w/ Water Tank
- 1. Portable 12V DC Powered Water Pump & Shower Unit
7. Ivation Battery-Powered Handheld Portable Shower – Turns Water from Bucket/Sink Into Steady, Gentle Stream
This Ivation Portable shower is not only convenient due to its small size, by highly affordable as well. It offers versatility too and besides giving you a hot shower in minutes, it can also be used to clean your car’s deck and clean the pets. It boasts an exclusive charging system, a water resistant switch, a portable battery and can be charged directly through the USB port. You can even connect it to a larger water container to increase the nozzle’s pressure.
6. ZODI Outback Gear Hot Tap Travel Shower
If you are looking for a portable camping shower with an outstanding performance and a host of features without emptying your wallet, the ZODI Outback would perfectly fit the bill. A “self-sufficient” shower, the ZODI is highly portable, and its integrated battery makes it usable anywhere. It heats the water quickly up to 100 degrees and comes with an 8 feet hose to allow free movement when taking a shower or cleaning. The 6-volt water pump offers adequate pressure for your needs.
5. RING RS1 12V Portable Shower
This unit boasts an integrated pump that runs on 4 D batteries to offer an excellent flow of water that can be customized to satisfy your needs. It also features a long hose that can be attached to its shower head for increased maneuverability. Depending on your needs, you can adjust the temperature anywhere between 40 to 104 degrees. Operating the 12 v is a breeze thanks to its strategically placed on/switch.
Perfect for hiking, fishing, camping and hunting as well as an array of other outdoor trips, the Advanced Elements has a standard bag design and is easy to carry around. It can carry 2′ gallons of water. The built-in solar panel allows heating of the water using the sun’s energy while the sturdy construction offers durability. It also comes with Velcro straps to ensure that the soap and shampoo are held into place safely.
3. ZODI Outback Gear Extreme SC Hot Shower
A high-end camping shower from ZODI, the Outback is artistically designed and with a superb performance. Its hand-operated pump provides high pressure and does not require any other source of energy, thereby reducing the dependence on power sources such as car batteries. It has a long lasting stainless steel tank and a 10,000 BTU burner with a capability of heating water up to 100 degrees fast. Besides using the burner to heat the water, you can also use for cooking purposes, making the Outback one of the most versatile camping showers.
2. Ivation Multipurpose Portable Spray Washer w/ Water Tank
As the name suggest, the Ivation Multipurpose is designed to handle a variety of tasks and is more than just a typical camping shower. Apart from being used as a camp shower, it can also be used to clean vehicles, driveway or patio. It runs on a powerful 12 V battery, home plug or carport. This shower’s 60-watt diaphragm motor pump assures a constant flow under high pressure. To ensure flexibility and uninterrupted flow, the Ivation Multipurpose comes with a 4.5 gallon and a 19.6 feet hose.
1. Portable 12V DC Powered Water Pump & Shower Unit
Powered using a 12 V battery this camping shower combines dexterity, exceptional performance, and flexibility to generate a mind-boggling speed 2 gallons of water every minute. The six-foot plastic hose not only ensures that the water reaches the shower head fast, but also gives you enough space to move around. The shower-head sports a suction cup that can be placed at a raised level above your head. This shower’s package also comes with a handy bag to make carrying it around easy.