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Traymate Camper: Revolutionising Camping Ute Canopies

Discover the Traymate Camper: A Game-Changing Camping Ute Canopy Solution

Introducing the Traymate Camper, a revolutionary camping ute canopy solution that caters to outdoor enthusiasts and professionals alike. The Traymate Camper was engineered with durability, functionality, and comfort in mind, providing a flexible and adaptable experience tailored to diverse work and camping demands.

Check out the new Traymate Camper website to get pricing and more information—on this aluminum ute canopy.

In the remainder of this article, we will delve into the latest updates and highlight the remarkable features of the completely re-designed Traymate Camper.

Top Features of the Traymate Camper: Aluminium Camping Ute Canopy

The Traymate Camper offers many outstanding features, making it the perfect camping ute canopy solution for work and play. Here are some key highlights that set it apart:

  • No Towing Required
  • Huge Built-In Rooftop Tent – Sleeps 4
  • Large, Rugged, Lockable Storage Space for Tools and Equipment
  • Standard Features Which Make it Super Easy To Go Camping Quickly
  • Customise It Your Way – Heaps of Options
  • Lightweight and Durable Aluminium Construction
  • Innovative Design and Functionality
  • Easy Slide-on and Slide-off and Compatibility with Utes

No Towing Required

All the benefits of a Camper Trailer without the downside of towing! I know it’s obvious; you already know this! But it has to be stated again and again! The Traymate is designed to sit on the back of a flatbed ute, eliminating the need for towing! This offers several advantages:

  • No additional registration for the vehicle
  • The ability to go further than you could with a trailer
  • A free tow ball for towing a boat or jetski
  • Ability to set up camp and drive away (just like a camper trailer)

Huge Built-In Rooftop Tent – Sleeps 4

The Traymate Camper has a spacious built-in rooftop tent, capable of comfortably sleeping four adults. The tent includes:

  • Two caravan queen beds with optional reading lights!
  • Excellent airflow for comfort
  • Double-zipped canvas for complete blackout or keeping mosquitoes/flies out

Large, Rugged, Lockable Storage Space for Tools and Equipment

The aluminium camping ute canopy provides a secure, lockable storage space for tools and equipment, ensuring that your belongings stay safe and organized. Customise the interior according to your needs, creating the perfect setup for work or leisure.

Standard Features Which Make it Super Easy To Go Camping Quickly

Going camping is exciting, but packing for the trip can be stressful. Fortunately, the Traymate Camper has standard inclusions that make it easier to pack up quickly and hit the road. The following is a list of the most useful standard inclusions that make camping with the Traymate Camper a breeze:

  • Camper body with two canopy style flip-up doors and hard-shell flip-over roof/awning with canvas sleep area
  • Driver side internal open storage area (DC= approx. 1.7m3 EC= approx. 2.1 m3)
  • Passenger side external kitchen area with storage drawers/containers and a drop-down table
  • 2 x main bed mattresses in the sleeping area at 1900 x 1350mm each
  • 4 x legs to free-stand the camper (33kg already included in camper dry-weight)
  • 2 x stabiliser bars for free-standing stability
  • 110L gravity feed on-board water tank
  • 100L capacity upright marine-grade fridge/freezer
  • Removable/portable 2burner propane cooktop
  • Removable/portable propane hot water system
  • 3 x 468g propane canisters with holder
  • 1kg mounted fire extinguisher
  • 6 x large windows with sip-open midge mesh for 360® ventilation in the sleep area
  • 1 x Telescopic ladder and 1 set of mounts to access the sleeping area
  • All LED lighting – strip light in the sleep area and a white/orange bug on each flip-up door
  • 2 x underbody lockable storage drawers
  • Removable camper tropical fly with outriggers
  • 12v system with a battery management system as well with 12v USB and CiG socket outlets
  • 100amp/hr lithium battery with 12v dc-dc charging from the vehicle and solar input plug and 240v charging

With these standard inclusions, the Traymate Camper makes it super easy to go camping quickly without worrying about packing too much or forgetting something important.

Customise It Your Way – Heaps of Options

Tailor the Traymate Trade and Camping System to your preferences with various options and upgrades. Choose from factory-recommended features to create your ultimate multipurpose work-and-play slide-on camping ute canopy. Build the perfect camper for your lifestyle and embark on your next adventure with confidence.

Here are some of the optional accessories:

  • 200 – 400 amp/ Lithium Batteries
  • Inverters up to 2600W
  • Portable Solar
  • Additional LED lights
  • An Annex to extend your shaded area
  • An outhouse
  • Extra underbody storage
  • External kitchen bench
  • Electric legs 
  • Electric opening
  • Plus more

Lightweight and Durable Aluminium Construction

The Traymate Camper is constructed from high-quality, lightweight aluminium, offering numerous advantages. This material provides strength and durability, ensuring the camper can withstand harsh environments and off-road adventures. Additionally, its lightweight nature improves fuel efficiency and places less strain on your vehicle.

Innovative Design and Functionality

Featuring a unique design, the Traymate Camper maximizes space and functionality. The camping ute canopy boasts ample storage, a comfortable sleeping area, and easy access to all of its features. The thoughtful design ensures convenience, making every camping or off-road trip a breeze.

Easy Slide-on and Slide-off and Compatibility with Utes

Installing the Traymate Camper is hassle-free, thanks to its well-designed mounting system. The camping ute canopy is compatible with a wide range of 4×4 utes with flat trays, ensuring you can find the perfect fit for your chosen vehicle. Supports single cab and extra cab utes with the EC model, and supports dual cab utes with the DC model. It suits the most common utes in Australia like the Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger, Isuzu D-Max, Mazda BT-50, VW Amarok, Landcruiser, and many other medium and large format utes.

Removing the Traymate when not in use or at a campsite is simple. Full education provided on handover.

Traymate Camper Versus Traditional Ute Canopies

Compared to traditional ute canopies, the Traymate Camper stands out in weight, durability, functionality, and value for money. Its lightweight aluminum construction, innovative design, and customisable options make it a superior choice for those seeking a versatile and reliable camping ute canopy solution.

Real-life Applications and Use Cases

Here are some great general use cases for the Traymate Camper

  • Off-Road Adventures
  • Worksite Efficiency
  • Recreational and Camping Escapades

Off-Road Adventures

Enhance your off-road experiences with the Traymate Camper camping ute canopy. Its durable construction and functional design make it the perfect companion for tackling rough terrain and remote locations, ensuring comfort and convenience throughout your adventure.

Worksite Efficiency

Tradespeople and professionals can benefit from the Traymate Camper’s practicality and functionality. Its ample storage and customisable options allow for efficient organisation and easy access to tools and equipment, making it a valuable asset on any worksite.

Recreational and Camping Escapades

The Traymate Camper is ideal for camping and outdoor recreation, offering a comfortable sleeping area, a convenient kitchen setup, and plenty of storage for your gear. Its innovative design ensures a seamless camping experience, allowing you to focus on making memories.

How to Get Your Traymate Camper

For more information on the Traymate Camper camping ute canopy, visit There, you can download pricing, explore customisable options, and find out how to make a purchase.

How to Choose The Perfect Camping Canopy For Your Needs

When selecting a camping canopy, it’s important to consider several factors that will contribute to the overall quality, durability, flexibility, and value for money of your investment. While budget is a key aspect, focusing solely on cost can lead to compromising on other essential elements. As experts in the field, we understand the importance of making an informed decision, which is why we’ve compiled this guide to help you find the perfect camping canopy.

Key Features to Look for in a Camping Canopy

  1. Material: The canopy should be made from high-quality, durable materials such as aluminium, which offers excellent strength and longevity without adding excessive weight.
  2. Flexibility: A good camping canopy should provide a range of customizable options to suit your specific needs and preferences, such as modular components and various storage configurations.
  3. Easy Installation and Removal: The ideal camping canopy should be simple to install and remove, allowing you to switch between work and play with minimal effort. This also ensures compatibility with a variety of vehicle models.
  4. Secure Storage: Ample, lockable storage is essential for protecting your gear from the elements and potential theft.
  5. Sleeping Accommodations: A quality camping canopy should offer comfortable sleeping options for multiple people, such as the Traymate Camper’s 2x double beds.

Why the Traymate Camper Stands Out

The Traymate Camper offers a premium solution for those who want to avoid the DIY approach and enjoy the benefits of over 20 years of innovation though our design principles and methods from our flagship product, the walk-in Trayon Camper.

As an Australian-made product, it is designed with both quality and durability in mind. Here are some key differentiators that set the Traymate Camper apart from other options:

  1. Dual Sleeping Areas: The Traymate Camper features 2x caravan queen beds, providing comfortable sleeping accommodations for up to four adults.
  2. Huge Storage Capacity: This camping canopy offers ample, rugged, and lockable storage space for tools, equipment, and personal belongings.
  3. Slide-On and Off Design: The Traymate Camper can be easily slid on and off your ute, providing versatility and convenience. Additionally, the legs used for free-standing support also serve as clamps to attach the camper to the tray, eliminating the need for additional internal storage space.
  4. Australian-Made Quality: With over two decades of experience, Trayon is a trusted name in the industry, offering expertly designed and locally manufactured camping canopies with rugged Australian Canvas and materials.


The Traymate Camper stands out as an unparalleled camping ute canopy solution, offering remarkable durability, functionality, and customizability for those looking for a multi-purpose canopy. With its cutting-edge design, featherweight construction, and adaptability to a wide range of vehicles, it’s the ultimate partner for off-road expeditions, work-site productivity, and leisurely getaways. Explore the advantages of the Traymate Camper and elevate your outdoor adventures today.

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