21 Camping Coffee Makers For The Best Cup Of Joe


There’s nothing quite like spending a weekend outdoors with family and friends. Waking up in the morning is always tricky, especially if you don’t have access to all your usual luxuries. Getting that caffeine fix to bring you back to life is essential, so let’s find you a camping coffee maker:

1. Stansport Outdoor 277 9 Cup Aluminum Camper-Feets Percolator Coffee Pot

Camping Coffee Maker

Thought you couldn’t have your favorite cup of Joe while you are out camping in the bush? Well, now you can! The Stansport Camper’s Cook Ware 277 gives you the perfect brew in a solid and practical design. Its durability means you can take it on even the wildest of trips and it will still be as reliable as ever.

The additional side handle provides extra stability when pouring, and the tapered spout helps to avoid any spillages. The translucent lid handle allows you to see when the coffee is brewing, so you can time your breakfast to perfection. And with a 9 cup capacity, you’ll soon find you’ve got a lot of friends at come breakfast time!

2. Farberware Classic Stainless Steel Yosemite 8-Cup Coffee Percolator

Stainless Steel Coffee Percolator

Sip on your favourite blends while on the road with the Farberware Classic Stainless Steel Yosemite 8-Cup Coffee Percolator. The finesse of the mirror-finish polished stainless steel belies its sturdy design – this percolator was made for the great outdoors.

With a permanent filter basket, there’s no need to deal with messy paper filters, and the translucent plastic lid knob is not only heat resistant but also allows the user to see when percolation has begun. This percolator is fully immersible and dishwasher safe, and so is the perfect addition to any interior kitchen or backcountry campsite.

3. GSI Outdoors Enamelware Percolator

Outdoor Coffee Pot Maker

Technical design meets old-fashioned charm in this GSI Outdoors Enamelware Percolator. Heavy duty steel has been coated in enamel with that classic speckled finish, then kiln-fired not once, but twice, at 1400°F to produce a 3-ply construction that can stand up to years and years of rough use.

The combination of enamel and steel makes this percolator both scratch and dent resistant as well as ensuring quick and even heat distribution. The smooth surface means that it is easy to keep clean and can even be wiped down with a damp cloth between uses.

With an 8 cup capacity, classic design and built-in filter for easy cleaning, its sure to quickly become a favorite percolator in any wilderness camp.

4. Primula Single Serve Coffee Brew Buddy

Outdoor Camping Coffee Brew Maker

The Primula Single Serve Coffee Brew Buddy is the perfect coffee solution for the solo traveller. Weighing in at less than 50g (1.6 ounces), this is by far the lightest and smallest coffee maker around. The simple yet innovative design fits on almost any coffee cup and gives you full control of how strong you make the coffee.

It features a fine mesh sack into which you put your desired amount of coffee, which is then suspended from a heat-resistant rim from the top of your cup. Not only is the Primula Single Serve Coffee Brew Buddy incredibly light, but it is also easy to clean, dishwasher safe and reusable.

The slim design means it can slip easily into even the smallest of bags, and it is so light you won’t even notice it is there!

5. GSI Outdoors Java Press Coffee Maker

Outdoor Java Press Coffee Maker

This 50-ounce French press provides enough capacity for six cups of coffee, meaning you and your friends will never leave camp without your caffeine fix. Clever design makes this coffee maker incredibly easy to use even when travelling. Its inner layer is lightweight and shatter-resistant and, along with the outer insulation layer, keeps your coffee at optimum temperature.

GSI had the backpacker in mind when designing this coffee maker – with a spout that folds away and a small plunger handle they have minimised protruding aspects of the design, meaning this cafetière doesn’t take up unnecessary room in your pack. The stylish outer layer adds a splash of colour and a unique design, as well as providing a soft and comfortable grip.

6. Mountain Mojo Collapsible Coffee Dripper

Coffee Dripper Backpacking & Camping

Simply fill your Mountain Mojo Collapsible Coffee Dripper with your favourite roast blend and pour over boiling water in order to enjoy a steaming cup of Joe. The collapsible design of this coffee maker sets it apart from the competition in terms of storage space required in your pack. It is also lightweight, weighing in at just 3 ounces, so its perfect for campers who like to pack light while still enjoying the comfort of a great cup of coffee.

The 100% food grade FDA approved silicone is dishwasher safe and won’t leave a nasty taste in your coffee, and as it is reusable it is also eco-friendly. The collapsible design makes it great for both home and the outdoors as it slots easily into a kitchen drawer.

7. Coleman Aluminium Coffee Pot, 9-Cup

Camping Coffee Pot

This rustic percolator is the perfect addition to the rough-and-ready campsite cookset. Made of light yet durable aluminium, this percolator can be placed directly on to a campfire or suspended above it and works equally as well on a stove. An additional handle on the side makes for a much safer and easier pour, helping to avoid any dangerous hot spillages.

Aluminium is bothrust-resistant and incredibly hard wearing, meaning this pot can take a good battering and still work just as well as when you first bought it.

8. Coleman QuikPot Propane Coffeemaker

Quick Propane Camping Coffeemaker

For the camper with plenty of room to spare, the Coleman QuikPot Propane Coffeemaker offers the ultimate in luxury outdoor coffee making. You don’t even need to carry matches as Coleman have installed their Instastart™ ignition, providing instant push-button ignition. With a 10-cup reservoir capacity, you can brew the perfect coffee for all your friends in just 18 minutes. The filter basket is removable and dishwasher safe, as is the carafe.

The Coleman QuikPot Propane Coffeemaker is built to recreate the great taste of home-brewed coffee in the great outdoors and so is built in a sturdy and durable design. With no power cords, stove or percolator, its an absolute breeze to set up and get brewing no matter where in the wilderness you are.

9. GSI Outdoors Ultralight Java Drip Coffee Maker

Outdoor Drip Coffee Maker

This nifty little drip coffee maker is unrivalled in weight and size – it weighs less than half an ounce, just 14g! It packs up so small that it can fit in the lid of a jam jar, so its ideal for the ultralight hiker that needs a caffeine boost in the morning.

The quick-dry mesh also means its the perfect design for mid-trail coffee breaks – simply clip the legs on to your coffee mug, fill the mesh with your favourite grind and pour over boiling water. The plastic legs suspend the mesh above your coffee, meaning that you won’t steep your coffee like a teabag and avoid a grainy, muddy brew.

10. MIRA Vacuum Insulated French Press Mug

Insulated Coffee Travel Mug

Make delicious fresh coffee on-the-go with the MIRA French Press Mug. It brews coffee in exactly the same way as a household French press but has been designed with materials that are made for the great outdoors – its double walled vacuum insulating chamber is made of 18/8 grade stainless steel which is incredibly strong. Not only is it scratch and dent resistant, it is also shatter proof, and provides excellent thermal insulation.

This means that it can keep your fresh coffee hotter for longer. Not only that but the MIRA French Press Mug can even be used for cold drinks and its thermal insulation will keep them ice cold on those long hot summer days. If you’re a die-hard coffee fan no matter what the weather, you’ll be pleased to know that every element of the MIRA French Press Mug is dishwasher safe, making cleaning up a breeze quick and easy.

11. LINKYO French Coffee Press

Coffee Maker - French Press

Built with stylish and beautiful design, LINKYO French Coffee Press was made with the home in mind. However, its sturdy design and minimal parts makes it the perfect modern addition to your camping cookset. With its built-in reusuable stainless steel filter there’s no need to buy paper filters, reducing waste and making this an eco-friendly coffee maker.

LINKYO have also included two spare screens and a measuring spoon with the French Press, meaning you can measure the perfect cup of Joe every time. The double walled stainless steel carafe is shatter resistant and is perfect for outdoors adventures. LINKYO are so confident in their sturdy design that they also include a two-year guarantee and product warranty, meaning you can buy with confidence.

12. Coleman Stovetop Camping Coffeemaker

Camping Coffeemaker Coleman

Camping coffee never tasted so good as with Coleman’s Stovetop Camping Coffeemaker! For those already travelling with a camping stove, this coffee maker makes a great alternative to Coleman’s QuikPot Propane Coffeemaker. It is smaller and lighter but with the same capacity, a whopping 10 cups of coffee, so it is enough to provide the whole campsite with their morning caffeine fix! Without the need for its own propane tank, this coffee maker is relatively compact, and its metal base can fit on top of most camp stove burners.

The large easy-fill reservoir makes it ideal for large groups, avoiding the messy job of emptying and refilling a french press. And with Coleman’s added Pause ‘N Serve feature, you can even pause the brewing process to pour a cup of coffee mid-brew – perfect for the impatient coffee-lover!

13. Presto MyJo Single Cup Coffee Maker

Single Cup Coffee Maker Outdoors

The unusual design of the Presto MyJo Single Cup Coffee Maker may be confusing at first, but even the most die-hard coffee fan will soon be won over by this innovative coffee maker. For those of you who cannot stand drip coffee or who turn their nose up at French press, do you yearn for your favourite rich, strong, capsule-coffee when out in the wilderness? Presto have the answer to your woes! This nifty device brews coffee using any standard size single-serve coffee capsule, making intense coffee just like your machine would at home.

If you don’t want to splash out on individual capsules, you can fill the reusable MyJo plastic capsule from a bag of your favourite grind. It can only make one cup of coffee at a time, and so is ideal for the solo camper or hiker. Simply place your coffee in the machine, fill with hot water, place over your own mug, and pump the water through the coffee.

14. Cafellissimo Reusable Single Cup Coffee Brewer

Paperless Coffee Maker Camping

Simple yet effective ideas are usual the best, and this is where Cafellissimo excels. Their Reusable Single Cup Coffee Brewer takes the bare bones of the drip coffee brewing process and provides a coffee maker with a neat, compact and usable design. With Cafellissimo you can create up to two perfectly balanced cups of coffee while out in the bush. Made of reinforced steel, the super-fine mesh means that no paper filter is required but still won’t leave any muddy deposits in your coffee.

It is incredibly durable, meaning you can take it on the wildest of adventures, while the polished finish means it is easy to wipe clean. Its incredibly simple to use and will fit over most travel mugs. All you need to do is place your desired coffee grounds in the filter, place on top of your favourite mug, and slowly pour boiling water through the coffee grounds. With Cafesllissimo’s Reusable Single Cup Coffee Brewer you have full control over the flavour and strength of your coffee, meaning you can make your favourite cup of Joe every time.

15. Coleman 12 Cup Stainless Steel Percolator

Camping Outdoors Coffee Pot

Brew up to 12 cups of steaming coffee with this Coleman 12 Cup Stainless Steel Percolator. Its lightweight yet hard-wearing design means that it can withstand extensive travel over rugged terrain and still produce a great cup of Joe at the end of a long day. This coffee maker contains everything you need to brew the perfect coffee, with the base, tube, basket and basket lid included in the box. The stainless steel cools quickly meaning you can be back on the road within minutes of pouring your coffee.

With no need for messy paper filters, the Coleman 12 Cup Stainless Steel Percolator is easy to clean as it can be simply wiped down with a wet cloth and stored straight in your pack. Made from corrosion and flavour-resistant metal, this percolator will keep producing the same great tasting coffee for years to come.

16. STARESSO Portable Espresso Coffee Maker

Camping Portable Coffee Maker

Thought you couldn’t make barista style espresso coffee out in the wilderness? Well, with the STARESSO Portable Espresso Coffee Maker you can! This innovative design uses the same level of pressure as world-class espresso machines to force hot water through coffee grinds and into your mug. This process is much quicker and more efficient than drip coffee, giving you an intense flavour experience and reducing bitterness and acidity.

You can even make cold brew coffee with the STARESSO Portable Espresso Coffee Maker, perfect if you want to cool down with a caffeine hit on a hot summer’s day. Made of food-grade plastic, the STARESSO Portable Espresso Coffee Maker can be easily taken apart for quick and easy cleaning. This machine doesn’t only make great Espresso – it can also be used to make cappuccinos and even foamy milk tea. This is the ultimate indulgence for the outdoor caffeine lover who refuses to compromise on coffee strength and flavour!

17. Kuke Reusable Silicone Coffee Dripper with Hook

Outdoor Camping Coffee Dripper Pot

The flat-pack design of the Kuke Reusable Silicone Coffee Dripper makes it perfect for the space-conscious outdoors enthusiast. It weighs just 3.2 ounces and measures 4.8inches in diameter, meaning it should make its way into even an ultralight hiker’s bag! The BPA-free food-grade silicone dripper doesn’t absorb smells or flavours and so you can be confident that it will keep producing the same great-tasting coffee for years and years.

The silicone used is heat resistant up to 350°F (176°C) and so you never need to worry that hot water might deform the shape of the cup. The Kuke Reusable Silicone Coffee Dripper is very easy to clean – it is dishwasher safe, can be wiped clean or can be fully immersed in water and left to drip dry from its handy hanging hook. The durable silicone is crack and shatter resistant and so is very hard wearing. You can even choose from four vibrant colours for your Kuke Reusable Silicone Coffee Dripper.

18. Stanley Mountain Vacuum Coffee System

Camping Mountain Coffee System

Stanley have made the absolute maximum of every inch of space with the clever design of their Mountain Vacuum Coffee System. Although it appears to be one large flask, this is, in fact, a complete coffee maker, including coffee grind storage, two drinking cups, and an integrated pot and press. With a 17ounce capacity, it holds enough for two sizeable coffee cups. The bottom section of the flask detaches and becomes the brewing pot which can be placed directly on the stove or fire.

The handle at the side flips out and locks, providing a safe purchase directed away from the source of heat. Hidden in the flask is a filter through which you can pour your fresh brewed coffee back into the main body of the flask or into the cups provided. Once in the flask, hot liquids will stay hot for up to 15 hours. The top section of the flask is dry storage which can hold enough coffee grinds for one brew (two cups). Stanley have thought of everything with this incredible all-in-one coffee maker.

19. Cafejo My French-Press

Camping Outdoor Ground Coffee Maker

Both easy to use and easy to clean, the Cafejo My French-Press is a must-have for any coffee lover looking to make barista-style coffee in the great outdoors. WCafejo My French-Press you have the choice of using your favourite shop-bought single serving K-Cup coffee capsule or filling the integrates coffee pod with your favourite grind from a bag. It produces a single serving of delicious, full bodied coffee, much quicker and stronger than the classic drip coffee often found in camping coffee makers.

Every component of the Cafejo My French-Press is dishwasher safe and the pitcher is even microwavable. The BPA free food-grade plastic won’t absorb flavours or smells, which is great as you can use your Cafejo My French-Press with both coffee and tea, or even milk! Not only is it great for use on camping trips but it can also save you money at home when used instead of costly single-serve coffee machines.

20. MiniPresso GR Espresso Maker

Portable Espresso Coffee Maker

Sleek modern design meets functionality in this beautiful coffee maker. The MiniPresso GR Espresso Maker uses a hand pump to force hot water through coffee grinds at high pressure, producing strong, flavoursome coffee free from bitterness or acidity. With no need for batteries of electricity, this is the perfect wilderness espresso machine.

The plastic outer shell is heat resistant and comfortable sits in the hand of the user, while the inner metal lining is easy to clean. Its sleek design will bring a touch of class to even the most basic campsite, and its barista-style coffee will keep you fuelled for all your outdoor adventures.

21. Primula 12-Cup Aluminum Stovetop Espresso Maker

Camping Coffee Maker

A modern design classic, this Primula 12-Cup Aluminum Stovetop Espresso Maker is just the same as a classic Italian Moka pot, but on a much grander scale. It is made of thick aluminium metal which is scratch and dent resistant and can be put on a gas camping stove or directly on to a campfire. The handle and lid knob are made from heat-resistant plastic, providing a safe grip when pouring and minimising hot spillages.

This espresso maker works by heating water in the bottom chamber, which is then forced under high pressure upwards through coffee grinds held in a filter in the middle of the machine. The brewed coffee then escapes through a spout in the top section and is kept warm in the serving chamber until ready to serve. This type of machine produces coffee somewhere between espresso and americano – it is strong, dark and flavourful. The 12 cup capacity can easily be extended by added hot water to the cups of people who prefer a weaker brew.

That sums up our list of camping coffee makers! We hope you found the perfect one for your upcoming trip. If this article really spoke to you and you’d like to indulge in some more pieces of art, check out our others:


One thought on “21 Camping Coffee Makers For The Best Cup Of Joe

  • February 16, 2017 at 8:28 am

    Which remote part of the country will you be making your wild brew in?


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