Attaching neatly to most vehicles, these retractable awnings fit onto the side of most roof racks and roof bars and are conveniently stored for immediate use on arrival.

ARB’s range of options is specifically designed for harsh Outback conditions. Our awnings feature anodised height adjustable telescopic legs, VELCRO ties for secure roof mounting, and thick reinforced aluminium extrusions — all safely secured and free from the outside elements inside your choice of stylish casing.


Having the correct awning size for your vehicle is simple with the ARB range.

Available in three distinct sizes, ARB offers small (1.25M x 2.1M), medium (2.0M x 2.5M) and large (2.5M x 2.5M) awnings that provide quality coverage no matter the size of your vehicle.

Designed to last, the ARB Awning has a host of unique features to deliver a premium touring product that will provide great weather protection wherever you go.

SMALL <br> 1.25M X 2.1M

1.25M X 2.1M

Perfect for your tailgate or for the sides of your smaller 4×4 vehicles, this awning provides a thinner piece of coverage than our other sizes.

MEDIUM <br> 2.0M x 2.5M

2.0M x 2.5M

The in-between of our awning sizes, the 2-meter-wide awning is perfect to attach to your medium-sized vehicle.

LARGE <br> 2.5M X 2.5M

2.5M X 2.5M

For larger vehicle builds, the large awning provides unparalleled coverage to the side of your vehicle.

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Awning Cases

With a range of different casings available for your awning, protecting your ARB Awning from the elements has never been easier.

Whether you’re after our lightweight, classic PVC Bag option or our heavy-duty Aluminium case range (available in black and silver), there’s an option to suit your vehicle build.

ARB’s Aluminium Awning options include a powder-coated aluminium case weighing 16kg (34lbs). Our original ARB Awning is protected with a heavy-duty 900 GSM UV stable laminated PVC cover with UV and water resistance, weighing between 6.0kg (13lbs) and 14.8kg (33lbs) depending on sizing.



ARB’s Black Aluminium Awning case provides a sleek, stylish-looking case whilst giving amazing protection to your ARB Awning.

Available in 2.0M X 2.5M and 2.5M X 2.5M sizes



The silver version of the ARB Aluminium Awning is our classic look, with its matte finish providing the perfect look for your vehicle.



ARB’s original casing for the ARB Awning, this PVC cover provides a lightweight, protective material that will keep your ARB Awning safe from the elements.

ARB Awning & Light Kit

All packed up into one handy kit, the ARB Awning & Light Kit includes both the ARB Awning and an LED light strip in the awning roof to keep your camp shelter and lighting solutions together, ready for your next adventure.

Beneath the awning’s tough PU-coated 300gsm poly/cotton ripstop canvas, the LED light strip provides up to 1200 lumens, with a choice of two different colour modes (cool white or amber) and a dimmer switch. The entire set-up is powered via a convenient fused cig socket plug.



1200 lumen, high heat-resistant LED with aluminium extrusion for heat dissipation.



Available in two colours- cool white LED mode for cooking and preparation, and amber LED mode to reduce bugs and mood lighting.



Welded and heat tape seamed seams.



Water-resistant digital dimmer control – Dimmer rated to IP56.

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  • Are ARB’s 4x4 side awnings designed for harsh outdoor adventures?

    ARB 4×4 awnings are built to withstand extreme weather conditions thanks to their durable materials and hardy construction. Whether you’re facing intense sun or unexpected rain, our awnings provide reliable protection for any outdoor adventure.

    Our 4×4 side awnings are crafted with high-quality materials like PU-coated poly/cotton ripstop canvas, so they’re resilient to all kinds of weather conditions. This makes them ideal for harsh outdoor adventures where reliable shelter from sun and rain is essential.

  • Can ARB awnings be mounted on any type of roof rack or roof bars?

    Yes. ARB awnings can be mounted on most types of roof racks or roof bars, making them versatile for various vehicle types. They come with all the necessary fixtures for a quick setup, ensuring they’re ready for your next outdoor adventure.

  • Can I install awning accessories for more coverage and privacy?

    Our 4×4 awnings can be customised with side walls or extra panels that provide more coverage and privacy. This turns your awning into an enclosed space, ideal for changing clothes, sleeping, or storing equipment safely out of sight.

    ARB car awnings provide extra shade and shelter, extending your living space into the great outdoors and making them perfect for a range of outdoor activities. Whether you’re picnicking, fishing, or just relaxing, our awnings make every outdoor experience even more special.

  • Are ARB awnings easy to set up?

    Absolutely. ARB awnings are designed for quick setup, allowing you to quickly and easily set them up for immediate shade and shelter. This makes them perfect for spontaneous stops during your travels. You can get your awning up or packed away in just a few minutes, a must-have feature for any nomadic adventurer. They also integrate smoothly with various models, so you find the perfect vehicle awning for your ride.

    ARB 4×4 awnings are tailor-made for the outdoorsy types who need quick, reliable shelter. They shield you from elements like sun, wind, and rain, making your outdoor activities more comfortable. Plus, they’re built tough to stand up to the rugged outdoors, offering long-lasting value.

  • Do I need an LED light kit installed with my awning?

    Integrating an LED light kit into your ARB awning provides an added benefit by enhancing visibility at night, which is perfect for cooking, reading, or socialising. The light kit includes adjustable settings for brightness and colour, ensuring the right ambience for any situation.

  • Can side awnings be fitted to the driver and passenger side of a vehicle?

    Absolutely. ARB 4×4 side awnings are versatile and can be installed on either the driver’s or passenger’s side of most vehicles. This flexibility lets you set up based on the layout of your campsite or wherever you find yourself parked, ensuring you always have the best possible shade and shelter.

  • What are the benefits of the different casing options available for ARB awnings for 4x4?

    We provide several casing options for our awnings, ranging from lightweight PVC bags to sturdy aluminium cases in stylish black or silver. While the PVC offers ease of handling and lightness, the aluminium cases give your 4×4 retractable awning extra protection against damage and the elements, ensuring it stays in top shape while you’re on the move.

  • How do I clean and maintain my ARB 4x4 awning?

    Keeping your ARB 4×4 awning in top condition is straightforward. 

    • Always clean and dry it thoroughly before storing it to prevent mould or mildew.
    • Regularly check for any signs of damage or wear and handle repairs promptly.
    • All moving parts must be lubricated and the mounting hardware must be secure to guarantee safety and functionality.