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Vango Rivendale 500xl Tent (2018)

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Manufactured using a 150 Denier polyester fabric, for added durability and a longer lifetime, the Vango Rivendale 500xl Air tent is perfect for the family campers needing a reliable tent, with a quick-pitching system, and plenty of technical features.

The Vango Rivendale 500xl tent is an inflatable Airbeam tent, designed to house five people in a comfortable sized family tent. The Rivendale is popular due to the three zone-style tent it offers, an enclosed porch, a sewn-in living space and the sleeping inner tents. The tent is simply huge in size and structure, providing ample living space, and standing height. Furthermore the design of the tent allows it to be versatile to the camper's needs, with up to three entry / exit points, and a sheltered front door for entering the tent without getting water into the sewn-in living space.

  • Durable 150 Denier Polyester flysheet - 5000mm
  • NEW Skytrack II system - for hanging lanterns, storage units and skyliners etc.
  • Vango Double-Action pump for quickly inflating the tent.
  • 50% larger vents in tents for reducing the condensation
  • Multiple Entrance Points - for added versatility
  • Full Mesh Doors on all exterior doors - helps ventilate the tent on warmer days.
  • Superzips on all doors - for added durability and ease of opening / closing doors.
  • Skylight windows in the roof panel of the tent for letting lots of light into the tent, brightening the tent during the day.
More Information
ManufacturerVango Airbeam
Tent CollectionVango Airbeam Collection
Year of Manufacture2018
Berth5 Man

Berth – This shows the number of people that the tent can sleep within the inner tents of a model of tent, in line with the industry standard. Normal procedure is to look for a slightly larger tent, for example, a family of four usually purchase a five or six berth tent, to give added room and comfort.

Hydrostatic Head (mm)5000

Hydrostatic Head (Tents) – a waterproof rating for technical fabrics measured in mm. The higher the rating the more waterproof the fabric is. A rating of 1500mm is deemed waterproof, but on a tent, look for a rating of 3000 or higher. Measured by the height of water column a fabric weave can take before it begins to “sweat”. “Polycotton” tents will not have a Hydrostatic Head level, as they are not treated for waterproofing.

ColourSky Blue
Doors1 Front Door / 2 Side Doors - all doors have full mesh doors also.
Flysheet FabricProtex Polyester Fabric, waterproof to 5000mm

Polyester – a synthetic fibre, made from polymer units to create a textile fabric. Polyester is the most popular fabric for tent manufacturing, as it is durable, reliable and lighter in weight. Polyester does not breathe though, which creates more condensation.

Polycotton - a blend of polyester and cotton, primarily cotton (usually around 65% cotton / 35% polyester split). Polycotton is a more natural fabric for camping, as it is breathable, far more durable material, reducing the effects of condensation. Offers greater versatility in hot and cold climates.

Ripstop Nylon – a durable material used in tents which is strong and repairable due to its Ripstop properties.

Fabric Denier150 Denier (Polyester)

Denier - a measurement used to determine the thickness of the tent flysheet. It relates to the fibre thickness, or thread counts used. The thicker the fabric, generally the stronger, and more durable the fabric will be. The denier really reflects the lifetime to be expected of the tent, and how quickly, it will be affected by UV Degradation.

Groundsheet Fabric10,000mm polyethylene sewn-in groundsheet
Inner FabricBreathable Inner Tents "lights-out" polyester inner tents for keeping the tent darker in the morning.
Window FabricDiamond Clear PVC Windows with zipped curtains - maximise light and privacy
Fire RetardantYes

Fire Retardant – all modern tent fabrics are fire-retardant under EN5912 European Safety Laws. Caution with fire must always be used, as flame retardant fabrics, will still catch fire given the right circumstances.

Height (cm)220
Length (cm)730
Width (cm)370
Pack Size (cm)78 * 47 * 46
Weight (kg)30.20

Double Skin Tent – A tent with an inner bedroom and a flysheet, most family tents are designed as a “Double Skin tent”, as it makes the tent more comfortable, and lessens the effects of condensation.

No. Bedrooms1 Bedroom
Bedroom Dimensions (cm)210 * 210
Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm)210 * 140
Floor Dimensions730 * 370
Poles or AirVango AirBeam™

Most tent structure are either Airbeam or Poled in design, both have advantages and disadvantages. Air tents are quicker to pitch, but more expensive when compared to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.

Number of Poles / Beams5 AirBeams in total
Pitching Time12 Minutes
Pitching Area (cm)800 * 400
Recommended UsePerfect for family campers wanting a more durable tent, with a 150 Denier fabric, the quick-pitching Airbeam system and a host of technical features to make family camping more comfortable.
  • New cable entry points - 3 zipped entry points for added versatility and convenience to the camper.
  • Vango Airzone low level and high level vents throughout the tent
  • Inner tent bedroom low level vents
  • Fully sewn-in groundsheet in living area
  • Full bathtub inner tents
  • Generous king sized inner tents for double height airbeds and camp beds
  • Lights out inner tents - perfect for keeping the sun at bay in the morning
  • Easypack carry bag with oversized design for ease of packing the tent away.
  • Inflatable tent structure for easy tent pitching, with pre-angled beams for added stability and better height throughout the tent.
  • All flysheet and groundsheets have taped seams.
  • Protex 150 Denier polyester fabric - 5000mm waterproofing - increased strength for a longer lifetime when compared to the lesser Denier fabrics.
  • Fully sewn-in groundsheet in the living space maximises the comfort of the tent, keeping creepy crawlies out of the tent.
  • External storm skirt all the way around the sewn-in groundsheet.
  • Waterproof PE groundsheet, waterproof to 10,000mm
  • Fully tested in independent test centre to conform to EN5912.
  • NEW Fully Zipped front awning capability for a better fit on the front awning - (awning sold separately)
  • Lantern hanging points throughout the tent.
  • Living area pockets - conveniently positioned for stowing personal items
  • Bedroom pockets for those wanting to keep personal items close whilst they sleep
  • Zipped inner tent divider for maximum privacy in sleeping compartments
  • Easy-pack carry bag

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