If you’re looking for a blender to take camping, there are many options to choose from.
A proper camping blender is one that does not require electricity or a power source, so that it can be taken to any remote location. A camping blender should also ideally be small, compact, and easily portable.
This article goes over some of the best options for portable (and affordable) blenders that are ideal for camping. The top picks are ones that run off of rechargeable batteries. But we’ve also included some of the other unique types of camping blenders to consider, such as manual/hand-powered blenders and gas-powered blenders!
Read on to find out which portable camping blender is best for your next camping trip!
5 Best Camping Blenders
1. BlendJet 2 Portable Blender
The BlendJet 2 is an excellent blender for camping and travelling thanks to its compact size and simple design.
It uses a USB cable to charge and is low voltage enough to be easily charged from almost any power source.
It’s also quite affordable, making it a popular option.
BlendJet 2 Specifications:
|Power source||USB-rechargeable 4000 mAh battery (lasts for 15+ blends, ~1.5 hrs to fully charge), 7.4V electric motor, 275 rpm.|
|Parts||-16-oz blending cup|
-Leak-proof lid with carrying strap
-6-point stainless steel blades
-Rechargeable base with one water-resistant USB-C charging port and one power button with light ring (press once for 20-second blending cycle, press twice for pulse mode)
-USB charging cable
|Material||BPA-free plastic base and cup. Stainless steel blades.|
|Dimensions||9 x 3 in.|
|Warranty||60 days (can purchase an extended warranty though).|
BlendJet 2 Pros and Cons:
2. BlenderX Cordless Portable Blender
The BlenderX Cordless Portable Blender, from Modern Comfort Home Products, is another rechargeable blender that is designed for easy transport – it even comes with a carrying bag.
|Power source||24V lithium ion rechargeable battery, 260 W motor|
-Blade assembly with protective blade cover
-Motor base with one button operation (press and hold to blend, press to pulse) and charge status light
-Water-resistant storage and transport bag
|Material||BPA-free Tritan plastic cup. Stainless steel motor base. Food-grade stainless steel blades.|
|Dimensions||5.75 x 5.75 x 13 in.|
BlenderX Pros and Cons:
3. Cuisinart EvolutionX Cordless Rechargeable Compact Blender
The Cuisinart EvolutionX Cordless Rechargeable Blender is slightly more expensive than the other options so far, but is powerful enough to crush ice and is sleek and compact in its design.
|Power source||7.4V lithium ion rechargeable batteries (~20 minutes of blending per charge, ~2 hrs to fully charge), 15000 rpm, Quick-Charge feature.|
-Base with one power button, charging port, and LED charging indicator
-USB charging cord and adaptor
|Material||BPA-free plastic cup. Stainless steel blades.|
|Dimensions||3.9 x 3.5 x 11.7 in.|
EvolutionX Pros and Cons:
4. GSI Vortex 79365 (Hand-Cranked Blender)
The GSI Vortex is a manually-powered blender. That’s right – that means you gotta roll up your sleeves and start cranking!
While this blender requires a bit more effort and muscle to operate, the major advantage of this type of blender is that you can take it absolutely anywhere and you’ll always be able to blend something up. No need to bring along any extra source of power – not even batteries that need to be charged. It comes with a clamp to secure it easily to most tables.
GSI Vortex Specifications:
-Spill-proof, pour-through locking lid
|Material||BPA-free Copolyester Resin and Stainless Steel|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 5.7 x 10.3 in.|
GSI Vortex Pros and Cons:
5. The TailGator (Gas-Powered Blender)
A gas-powered blender is a unique option for camping that is sure to turn heads. Since it runs on gasoline, you don’t need any electricity or batteries at all, meaning you can take this blender (along with some fuel) to whatever remote location you feel needs a freshly blended margarita!
Gas blenders have their own unique style – they are best suited to certain environments such as a beach party or tailgating, where you can keep the party going and have fun blending up boozy drinks for the line up of people that will inevitably form.
The best gas-powered blender is probably the TailGator, which we briefly describe below. If you are interested in gas-powered blenders, you can read more about the top three gas-powered blenders, including the TailGator, here.
|Price||~$360 USD (it may be hard to get your hand on one of these as they tend to be out of stock, but this is a price I’ve come across).|
|Power source||Gas (about 11oz needed to fill the tank of the blender).|
|Parts||-48 oz pitcher, with lid, seal ring, blades, and threaded cap.|
-Base: 25cc Poulan 2-stroke, 2.25 HP gasoline-powered engine. With drive shaft, motor coupling, trigger, cable, starter rope, fuel tank (a full tank takes 11 oz of gas), primer bubble, choke lever, stop switch, leg mount, and rubber legs.
-Bottle of 2-cycle oil included (enough for a gallon of gas).
|Material||Stainless steel base. Break-resistant plastic pitcher.|
|Dimensions||Around 24 x 13 x 11 in .|
|Warranty||-90 days – Parts and labour on the powerhead unit, including the throttle cable.|
-1 year – Sealed drive bearing.
-Lifetime – Parts and labour on all TailGator fabricated parts, limited to the motor coupling, trigger mount, cable mount, drive shaft, leg mount, rubber legs.
TailGator Pros and Cons:
That wraps up this post on the best blenders for camping, which include: Blendjet 2, BlenderX, Cuisinart EvolutionX, GSI Vortex 79365, and the TailGator. Whichever camping blender you choose will depend on what your wants, needs, and budgets are.
Let me know in the comments – which blender would you choose? Have you tried any of these blenders for camping?
And if you’re interested in more of the best portable blenders for travelling, camping, or just saving space, check out this post on the top 5 portable blenders!