Looking to shop for the outdoor lover in your life but don’t want to break the bank? We’ve got you covered with this list of epic adventure gifts under $50.


Sometimes the best bits of gear are actually the cheapest. Here’s a bunch of outdoorsy gear that punches well above its weight in coins. They may not be the most glamorous, but then again, neither is getting Giardia. This brings us to gear pick number one…

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1. Katadyn Micropur Forte Water Purifier Tablets – 100 PACK

These Katadyn water purifier tablets are essential for any adventurer’s kit.

1 tablet covers 1 litre of water and can kill bacteria and viruses in 30 minutes and Giardia in 2 hours. They may not look like a glamorous gift, but the true outdoors types will love you for it.


2. AMK 0.3 Ultralight Watertight Medical Kit



This ultralight medical kit weighs in at only 65 grams and contains all the first aid essentials you need to treat common outdoor injuries. Designed for solo day trips, it comes in a waterproof dry bag that’s small enough to fit in your pocket.


3. Full Windsor Magware Magnetic Cutlery


This packable cutlery set uses magnetic technology to pack down and organise utensils into a simple set including a knife, fork spoon and carry pouch.


4. Luci Outdoor 2.0 Inflatable Solar Compact Lantern

The Luci outdoor 2.0 inflatable lantern keeps things lit for up to 18 hours and uses solar power to charge. All you need is the sun, no batteries needed.


5. Spibelt Dual Pocket Sports Belt

Perfect for runners, bikers, hikers and travellers the SPIbelt™ has a comfortable and bounce-free design that features two pockets, one small and one larger pocket on either side. It’s designed to carry the essentials like keys, wallet, phone and then some.


6. Sea To Summit Big River 13L Waterproof Dry Bag


Sea to Summit Dry Bags are an easy win for campers, hikers and especially water-sports fans.

Trusted to keep gear dry in a downpour or any situation where the product isn’t totally submerged underwater. They’re also a helpful tool for organisation on the road!


7. Lifestraw Personal Straw Water Filter



LifeStraw is a world-renowned ultralight water filter. It’s perfect for hiking and travel. Weighing in at only 57 grams. This straw-style filter lets you drink directly from rivers and lakes by removing 99.9% of waterborne bacteria and waterborne protozoa. Turn up to 4,000 litres of contaminated water into safe drinking water.


8. Teva Mush Men’s Sandals

If we’re doing Christmas Guides then one thing is for sure — it’s sandal season. 

Teva’s renowned for its comfortable footwear and this sandal is no different. The original Mush sandal is a summer campsite favourite.

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9. Smelly Balls Reusable Car Freshener

These smelly balls car fresheners will make the car smell like the best part of a serene wooded rainforest. The product features 4 unscented balls that can be topped up with natural fragrance oil. The pack includes a postcard and pouch for storage.


10. The North Face Salty Dog Beanie



Whether you’re out on the trails or strolling through the city, this The North Face Salty Dog is a staple beanie for every adventurer. Its 8-inch deep fit and versatile cuff make for a super comfortable fit and give it that classic dockworker look.



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