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Imagine sitting under a Polaris awning with a cold drink and this view.



Maurice & Sharon on Moreton Island

Comments from Maurice & Sharon

Just a quick note to thank you and to tell you what a wonderful product your roll-out shade awning is.We used it many times on Moreton Island on our recent holiday and it was easy and straight forward to use and the 3 meter x 3 meter size was terrific for our young grandson to play under.We have included some photos just to show you how it is set up on our truck and I enjoyed our little chat when I came to pick it up from your factory at Wacol.

Once again, thank you very much.

Maurice Thomas


Some photos kindly donated by David taken at Fraser Island (Eli Creek)

Awnings are necessary for these places as there are not many trees on the beach.


Donated by John Hubach at Fitzgerald River National Park

Got back from our trip to the Fitzgerald River National Park on the south coast at the weekend. Had a great time, good weather, remote locations, & challenging driving. Here are a couple of photos, the awning did everything I needed it to do, in many configurations. I will only send a couple of photos at a time, so the "system" don't get "overloaded" !!

I was really impressed by the quality & workmanship, & even in strong winds I didn't need to attach any guy ropes.

You are more than welcome to use any of my photos or text in advertising for the Polaris Awning. Let me know if you need anything specific.

Hope all is well in your world,  P J

( John liked to add a bit of colour to his emails to brighten the day. He did a good job of it)


Donated by Noela Gorey at Flanagan Reserve

Hello Ross. Here is stage 1.  It went great. I have 2 more to send

And again

This was done to Noela's design with a taper up to the end so the door can be opened fully. It worked perfect.

And this is the last one. Easy easy!


Donated by Peter Bate

Just would like to say thanks!

I had my first weekend camping trip last week with my eldest boy, my brother and his two kids came as well.

I finally got to try the adapter out and it works a treat, the LED lights fitted no problem also. As it was sort of a trial run we camped in a caravan park and I actually had two separate strangers comment on how good my set up was, I had a little chuckle when my brothers comment to the second one was "what about mine".

I have included a couple of photos of the set up and would just like to express my thanks for your excellent service.

Thank you for this Peter. It reminds me of when my kids were young. We could take them to Fraser Island for 2 weeks without TV or any electronic entertainment and they enjoyed every minute of it and never got bored.


Louis Vuitton

I cannot say that I made this one, I am not that old.

This model is on display in the Louis Vuitton display at the Beijing Museum.

After seeing this I believe the awnings must have been first designed by Louis Vuitton. He also had a roof top tent.


Black Awning

As promised here is a photo of our Polaris black awning opened out. Thought it might be a bit hot sitting under the awning being dark in colour, but it wasn't. Need a pair of gloves to roll it up though as it is very hot. Looks great and works well.

This picture was taken at Boat harbor, kurnell, Cronulla area

Thanks Adrian

Comment from Ross.

I am surprised that it is not hot underneath as I have not tried the black before. I guess the main characteristic of the canvas we use (besides the strength and durability of it) is how it breathes and does not leak water. The breathing ability makes airflow, enough to stop it from holding in the heat. This airflow is obviously enough to make the darkest of colours cool underneath.


Terry Baker from Westside 4X4

Terry Baker from Westside 4X4 accessories Brisbane, sent these pictures in. If you are wanting to go on a tag along tour with a

group leader who is entertaining and would be a pleasure to go with, i would advise you to contact Gary on 07 3715 6400

and organize a trip with Terry. I am sure you would enjoy every minute of it.


Warren, Anita and Lulu Wood

Just thought I'd send a long overdue thank you email for the awning you made for our 100 series LandCruiser.
We could not be more delighted with the quality of workmanship, durability, design and simplicity of the awning.
We have been camping in the Cape York outback for days on end....and your awning makes life soooo comfortable.
Attached is a couple of photos of our setup (and one of Lulu, our boxer girl).


David Sutton Samerai beach

These are some Photos sent from David. He had an awning made to his specifications with the side Fly Screen only filling two thirds of the awning area. Walls all around with a short wall on the rear awning.

These pictures were taken at Samerai beach up near nelsons careful though as it is a nudist beach .


Steve at Toodyay WA

Hi, Testimonial

Here are some photos that I took last weekend on a camping trip to Toodyay, WA. Thanks for the awning,it is fantastic. I have had many positive comments on it already. In my opinion, although you may feel the price on the high side once compared to other awning on the market, the Polaris Innovation awning is worth every extra penny spent. The quality of this awning is far better than the other "usual" ones I've seen used, plus the choice of colours available is excellent, in my case matching the car perfectly. I found it easy and quick to set up by myself and a valued asset to any camp.




Steve and wife on the road in WA

Comments from Steve

This is the first of many trips with the awnings put to use. Great
product. Many thanks again.


Maryann Furniture Restoration

Comments from Maryann

Back view of annex we are very happy with it. It is on the van even while I use it for work and it

is not a problem. I also hope to use it at Markets. The vinyl case is great also, very un intrusive.


They went well and fit great.


Darryn Pearce Allied Mechanical Repairs

Here are some photos that I took last weekend. I took my boys camping along the Murray River.
Thanks for the awnings, they are fantastic. I have had many comments on them already.

Darryn Pearce Allied Mechanical Repairs

Darryn has advised us that he is able to fit awnings to vehicles in his workshop at

Tullamarine Victoria.


Rudall River National Park

We received the awning in time for our trip. Thanks for your efforts. The mounting system works a treat.

We didn't fit it up until a couple of days into the trip as we picked it up on our way out of town.

This is by far the best awning I have seen for this application - simple to use and very effective.

These photos taken at a lunch stop between Nullagine and Rudall River National Park.


Fraser Island beside Elli Creek

A note from Ross. This is where I was with my wife sitting under a beach umbrella on a hot December day, when she told me she wanted me to make a proper awning for our 4X4. Actually she was on my back for about 3 years to make it. I finally made it and have been in the good books since then.

This is an ideal situation. On Fraser Island beside Elli Creek relaxing under the awning

between swims in the crystal clear, freezing cold pure water in Elli Creek.


Pat at the races at Leyburn

This is Pat at the races at Leyburn. Pat has his awning screwed through the side of the pop top 4X4 Hiace van.


Steve Kelly at Moreton Island

If you live on the Sunshine coast and want a good builder. Contact Kelly Builders at

This is a good friend of mine from Coolum Queensland. Steve is a builder on the North Coast and uses his awning as a smoko van. As you can see he must be doing some hard work on Moreton Island with his wife and sleeping in a tent. If you look closely you would probably find a fishing rod instead of a hammer.


Some Feedback from Ebay Sales


    Cant recommend this product or people enough. Best i have seen or fitted ever...
    Great Awning,Better quality than the 4WD stores have & at half the price

    AAA+++Great supplier. Easy to deal with. Super product. Very happy. Will use again++++
    Very happy with service, quality of product & assistance/response to questions

    Excellent price and service would definitely recommend product A++++++


All pictures on this page are kindly donated by happy campers and picnickers. If you would have any pictures of your awning, or view you have photographed you would like to share, please email them to


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