Camping in Japan Checklist

If you are planning on Camping in Japan with your own camping gear check out our Family Camping List. If you`re planning on heading out empty handed and let the camp grounds take care of everything for you check out our Top 5 Campgrounds near Tokyo. We`ve got glamping to pitching your own tent sites covered.

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Camping in Japan Checklist

1. Sunscreen 30+ – Here is a quick reference list Japanese Drugstore sunscreens for children. Purchase a couple bottles before you head out. Remember, sunscreen is recommended year-round for children 6 months and older. Infants under six months should not be in direct sunlight.

2. Bug spray – Mosquitos are out an about. Prevention is best! Here are the products that we stock-up on and keep handy through the mosquito season.


3. Outdoor One Touch Tent – The tent easily fits a family of four. Windproof anti-rain UV protected tent. Easy to assemble and is super lightweight (3.4 kg). For more selection visit Amazon`s Tent Selection.

Amazon Japan 9980 JPY


4. The Licli sleeping bag is easy to store, washable and compact to carry.  Also good for moisture retention, water absorption and breathability. It`s soft and keeps warmth. There are 8 colors to choose from; Orange, Khaki, Navy, Purple, Blue, Light Green, Red and Camouflage. Size: About 210 cm x 75 cm. For additional sleeping bags visit Amazon`s recommended sleeping bags.

Amazon Japan 1355 JPY


camping in japan checklist

5. Coleman Quad LED Lantern – Take the convenience of four lights in one with you. Together the lantern shines 190 ultra-bright lumens for up to 75 hours. During an emergency, pop one of the four lights off the base for a personal flashlight. They recharge once they’re back on the base for hands-free light. The 24 LEDs last a lifetime, so they never need replacing and the lantern runs cool so it’s always safe to touch, even when it’s been on for hours. Great for emergencies too.

Coleman Lamp Amazon Japan 6,037 JPY


camping in japan checklist6. Captain Stagg Outdoor Chair – Portable, light-weight folding Outdoor Chair with Drink Holder. Also great for picnics, watching fireworks and lounging. Amazon also has a great selection of Outdoor Folding Chairs for Kids.

Captain Stagg Amazon Japan 1,680 JPY

7. Coleman Pack-Away Portable Kitchen – Take the hassle and improvisation out of outdoor cookouts with the Coleman Pack-Away Portable Kitchen. This portable camp kitchen offers ample space for slicing meats and chopping vegetables. The side stand accommodates most Coleman stoves and coolers, while hanging hooks and a mesh storage shelf offer additional storage space for plates, utensils, and ingredients. To facilitate late-night cooking, a lantern hook provides a convenient place to hang a light. Easy set up and fold.

Amazon Japan 11,480 JPY


camping in japan checklist8. Linkax Aluminium Outdoor Table. Convenient table for outdoor use. The top is made of 900D Oxford material which is strong and durable. The aluminum legs are equipped with uneven slip and supports outdoor use. It`s convenient to carry, easy to assemble and remove.

Amazon Japan 1880 JPY


9. Yamazen Camping Bee – This outdoor recliner is conveniently lightweight yet durable with its powder-coated steel frame. It features a lock function that easily keeps you reclined. The chair design reduces pressure and tension so you can relax while sitting in the patio or at camp.

Yamazen Camping Bee Amazon Japan 3,536 JPY


camping in japan checklist10. Captain Stag has a great outdoor camping dishware set containing 4 plates, cups, forks and spoons each with carrying case.

Amazon Japan 2,000 JPY


11. Sleeping Pad for each camper
12. Pillows
13. Extra blankets


14. Stove
15. Frying pan
16. Pot
17. Kettle or portable coffee maker
18. Cooler
19. Plates, bowls, forks, spoons, knives
20. Cups, mugs
21. Paring knife, spatula, cooking spoon
22.Cutting board
23. Sponge, dishcloth, dishtowel
24. Trash bags

Mosquito & Insect Repellant and Aid
First-aid kit – Check out our list of Japanese Medicine Cabinet Essentials for Baby & Kids
Toothbrush, toiletries, Soap


Board Games
Campsite reservation confirmation, phone number
Maps, area information
Balance Bikes, Bikes, toys
Pet supplies and food


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Camping in Japan Checklist


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