Which Roof Top Tent is right for you?

There are so many different options when it comes to roof top tents, that it's hard sometimes to determine which option is best for you. So we have compiled a list of our inventory and top sellers to show just how the minor differences stand up against each other. Now some of these tents may seem very similar in the grand scheme of things, but it's the minor differences that can sometimes make or break a roof top tent purchase when finding one to meet your needs.

Roofnest Falcon

The lowest profile Roof Top Tent you can get. Sitting at only 7" tall when closed, the Falcon provides an easy up and easy down wedge style set up for up to 3 adults. It's aluminum construction makes it versatile in it's ability to carry additional cargo like recovery boards and kayaks, while ensuring it is durable on the trails. There are of course drawbacks to it's low profile construction in terms of actual camping space and interior storage.


Only 7" tall when closed

Aluminum Construction makes it more durable

Tent specific cross bars available

Tent Specific Awning brackets available

Wedge design allows for easy set up and break down


Wedge design gives limited head space on hinged edge

Max 3 adults with XL version (queen bed) - 2 with standard (full bed).

No Annex

Can not store bedding when closed.

Roofnest Condor

This is one of the largest Hardshell options you can find for a family. With a Clamshell design, it opens to allow you the headspace needed at the hinge and extended space past the side of your vehicle to sleep up to 4 people. Standard size condors come equipped with a queen size mattress and the XL offers a king.


Up to a King size mattress (XL/King, Standard/Queen)

Large Annex or awning can be added.

One of the larger tent annex options available

Standard Size can fit on smaller vehicles

Hard Shell makes it easy for set up and break down


Fiberglass rather then aluminum (can't mount recovery boards, bikes or kayaks, etc)

Limited solar options do to fiberglass construction. Only flexible solar.

Can not store bedding when closed

Annex has no floor option

Roofnest Sparrow

Perfect for the beginner camper or smaller vehicle, the Sparrow gives you the space you need in the style of a pop up tent. With all 4 corners raised, you gain head space in a way that many other roof top tents can't provide.


Pop Up - consistent 40" head space

Smaller Profile for smaller vehicles

Built in cross bars and tracks (Adventure Model Only)

Store Bedding inside when closed


Only suitable for 2 sleepers

Not ideal for taller adults

Fiberglass rather then Aluminum

No Annex or awning capabilities on it's own

Alu-Cab Gen 3.1

The ultimate of wedge style roof top tents, the Alu-Cab 3.1 is designed specifically with Overlanding in mind. Coming directly from South Africa, they have designed the Aluminum wedge tent in a way that makes it easy to set up and break down, durable for all conditions, versatile in terms of mounting accessories and have even