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Camping Gear For Mermaids

Be your most mermazing self while on exciting nature adventures! This article explores the must-have gear that will add a touch of mermaid magic to your next camping trip.


There are any camping essentials that you'll need, whether it's car camping, tent camping, or backpacking. I wondered if it was possible to go camping with mermaid style, and after some online shopping, the verdict is in!


With these products you can have many of the things you need to survive in the wild, while honoring your love of mermaids.



15 camping essentials for mermaids


A proper sleep system is quintessential for a good camping trip. Stay warm and cozy in your tent with a nice puffy sleeping bag, such as this mermaid sleeping bag. It packs up pretty small, so it's perfect for backpacking.












This is the knife you need for wittling sticks while camping, while being mermazing! It's also something good to have in case you need to protect yourself.






It can get pretty cold while you're camping. A proper blanket is a must! Here is a super soft blanket with a pretty mermaid scale design.













Backpacks are another great item for camping, so that when you go for hikes in the woods you have a place to store some survival gear. This backpack as lots of useful pouches and a cute mermaid pattern.













Don't forget to stay hydrated while camping! All the activities while camping can cause serious thirst. Having a water bottle on you at all times is a great way to get enough water.














Gaiters are great for keeping your neck warm, for pulling back your hair, and for a face mask to avoid the spread of germs. This set comes with 9 different mermaid gaiters. They add a mermaid touch to any hiking outfit!










A lot of campsites have somewhere to swim, whether it's a pool, lake, or the ocean. Having a beach towel is important when camping. Most camprounds have showers anyway, so you'd most likely need one. Here is a great towel for a mermaid!











A lighter can make building a fire much easier. This high quality Zippo lighter has a cool mermaid design. Bring the fire, mermaid style!















You never know when it will rain, so having an umbrella on you is a good idea. Umbrellas don't have to be boring. Here is a fun mermaidy umbrella that will keep you nice and dry.









Here's just a fun little thing to add to a backpack, or set of keys. For the neurodivergent mermaids like me, these little pop it fidget toys are great to have.











It's very imporant to have a fixing kit while camping. You never know when you'll need to patch up your tent. There are many ways duct tape can come in handy while camping. This mermaid scale duct tape is just what you need to be prepared for a mermaid camping trip.








A fanny pack is another great item to have while camping. Since you'll be outside a lot you'll need something to carry your stuff while you move around. This fanny pack is cuter and more spacious than your pockets. It makes the perfect carrier bag while hiking as well.






Use these water socks to protect your feet from sharp rocks while trekking across streams. They're adorable and functional, with a fun mermaid scale pattern, and comfortable material. They also work well for hanging out on hot sand. If you're on the beach, throwing a frisbee or playing volleyball, the sand can get quite hot. These will keep your feet from burning.


Mermaid and sea turtles are good friends! This adorable turtle flashlight keychain goes well with the theme of mermaids. It is useful and cute and can hang on your keys or a carbener.






It can get chilly at night while camping, so make sure to have a good jacket. If you're looking for a mermaid print jacket, look no further! I found this great mermaid jacket, so you don't have to go looking for one.









Mermaid activities for camping


If you're camping by a body of water, here are some great activities that are fit for a mermaid!



Who doesn't love a game of beach volleyball? Nothing gets your endorphins flowing like running around on luscious sand and spiking a ball at your friends. It's a great game to bring people together and have lots of fun. Here's a great beach ball with a mermaid pattern!





Mermaiding- I couldn't write an article on this blog without mentioning mermaiding! Mermaiding is fun and magical activity that can make you feel alive, gliding through cool waters, surrounded by sun and nature. With a monofin you can really zip through the water, making you feel like a real mermaid. My favorite tail is a Finfun mermaid tail, or a Magictail Mermaid pro tail.

Check out my review on Finfun tails.




You don't have to have a disappointing camping trip due to high winds. Make the most of a blustery day by sporting a mermaid kite. I love seeing them glide through the air, so majestic. Flying a kite always makes me feel like I have a bird on a leash and I'm guiding it.






Playing frisbee is a great activity for camping. With this frisbee, you get mermaid vibes while having a good time outside, and getting exercise.













Hope you enjoyed this guide to the perfect mermaid camping trip!




About the author


Shello! My name is Mermaid Liv, a professional mermaid and content creator. I share my love of mermaiding through this blog, along with my Youtube channel.


If you've never heard of it before, mermaiding is a hobby, profession, and sport that involves wearing mermaid tails made for swimming.


I began making tails in 2013 and have continued my mermaid journey, starting my Youtube channel, working at a mermaid festival, performing at gigs, and being featured in the Netflix Docu Series MerPeople.



Follow me on Instagram for mermaid photos and videos: @the_real_mermaid_liv and be *shore* to check out my Youtube channel.


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