Kodiak Canvas Tent Review OF 2020

​Kodiak Canvas tents are some of the best tents that you can buy for the money. The canvas that is used in their construction gives them superior strength and durability for years of reliable service and protection from the elements. We've chosen the three top models to highlight to give you a choice of a 4 person tent, or a 6 person tent. Here you'll find a large tent if you need the maximum amount of space or a small tent if there are just a few in your camping party, or if you're looking for a backpacking tent. Enjoy learning about the features of the Kodiak brand camping tents we offer in our reviews to find the best waterproof tent that suits your individual camping needs.

Product NameRecommended ForSeasonPrice
Kodiak Canvas Flex-Bow 4-Person Canvas TentUp to 4 PersonAll Season TentCheck Price
Kodiak Canvas Flex-Bow 6-Person Canvas TentUp to 6 personAll Season TentCheck Price
Kodiak Canvas Flex-Bow Deluxe 8-Person TentUp to 8 personAll Season TentCheck Price
Kodiak Canvas Flex-Bow 4-Person Canvas Tent

​We love the Kodiak Canvas Flex Bow tents because of their stability and durability. This canvas tent is a deluxe model that is made to accommodate 4 persons with plenty of space and useful features. The material is not only ultra strong, it is also thick and helps to keep warm air in when it's cold outside and protect you from the elements.

​​Canvas ​Material

The material used in the construction of this tent is 100 percent cotton duck canvas. It's watertight and exceptionally strong yet it is still breathable to allow air to circulate enough to prevent stuffiness.


In addition to the tight weave of the cotton duck canvas, it is also treated with Hydra Shield technology that gives it strong resistance to water and moisture penetration.

​​Bug proof

The four windows built into this tent are made of mesh that keeps out mosquitoes, no-see-ums and other flying and crawling insects.

​​Easy ​Access and ​Exit

Two large doors are built into the tent in the shape of a D in the front and in the back to allow for easy entry and exiting of the tent without disturbing other campers.


There is plenty of room in the tent with a generous 6 ft 1 inch high ceiling so even tall campers can walk around inside comfortably. This tent accommodates up to 4 adults with room for gear.

What we liked

  • ​Large size with plenty of room for sleeping and storing camping gear.
  • Two door construction adds to the convenience and ease of entry and exit.
  • Tall ceilings make it easy and more comfortable to move around inside.
  • ​Solidly built to stand up against adverse weather conditions.
  • Waterproof so you stay dry on the inside even when it's raining outside.

What we don't liked

  • ​Expensive, but quality is good​.

Final Verdict

The Kodiak Canvas Flex Bow 4 person tent is ideal for campers who want a solid tent with plenty of room. We love its rugged construction and ability to hold up and remain stable in terrible weather conditions. It's one of the better tents on the market today and although the price is a bit higher, it' worth a few dollars more because the tent is going to last for years longer than the average bargain tent.

Kodiak Canvas Flex-Bow 6-Person Canvas Tent

​This version of the Kodiak Canvas Flex-Bow offers deluxe accommodations for up to 6 persons. It's a strong and durable tent that is loaded with useful features that add to its comfort, effectiveness as a shelter and convenience.


This tent is made with an extra high ceiling for walking around comfort. It is 6 feet and 6 inches at the apex of the ceiling.

Two ​Door ​Construction

The two large sized D shaped doors make it easy to enter and to exit the tent without disturbing other campers who may be sleeping inside. the doors are located in the front and at the back of the tent.


​We love the special Hydra-Shield technology that makes this tent so watertight. It keeps moisture out even when it is raining or misting outside.


The ventilation system that is built into this tent consists of two funnel flow vents which help to improve the air flow and allow for better management of the temperature inside.

​​Durable and ​Reliable

The 100 percent cotton duck canvas is thick and strong. It holds up well under extreme weather conditions and it also adds to the stability of the tent, keeping out the elements so you will be more comfortable inside.

What we liked

  • Reliable tent is very stable when it is set up properly and it withstands strong winds
  • ​ ​It's so strong and the thick canvas tent ​
  • ​The two large doors for entry and exit which are placed at the front and back of the tent
  • Great ventilation system
  • High quality tent that is made of premium materials.

What we don't liked

  • ​This tent is very heavy. It weighs approximately 73 pounds.

Final Verdict

​We love this heavy duty 6 person tent because it is so reliable and dependable. It offers comfort, protection from the elements and it's one of the most spacious and long lasting tents you can buy today. The price is high and it is heavy but the quality cannot be surpassed. If you want a tent that will serve you well for many years to come, we strongly recommend making an investment in this one if it's the right size to meet your needs.

Kodiak Canvas Flex-Bow Deluxe 8-Person Tent

​This tent is a large deluxe size with plenty of room to move around comfortably, sleep up to 8 persons and keep all of your gear safe and dry. It's ultra strong and durable and holds up well under tough weather conditions including heat, cold, sun and wind.


This tent is made of material that is thickly woven and highly resistant to water. The Hydra Shield system makes it watertight to keep moisture out so you have a dry and comfortable night's rest.

​​Ease of ​Access

The two-door design of this tent makes it easy to get in and out without disturbing other campers. The doors are large and D shaped in their design and placed conveniently at the front and at the back of the tent.


A two funnel flow vent system helps to improvement the flow and movement of air naturally through the tent. This helps to prevent overheating on warmer or humid days and it keeps the temperature at moderate levels.


This tent is made with a high ceiling that measures 6 feet and 6 inches at the center so you can comfortably walk around on the inside. It's also large enough to accommodate up to 8 persons and all of their gear. It's ideal for larger families who enjoy camping together.

​​Durable and ​Long ​Lasting

The canvas materials used in the construction of this tent make it ultra strong to hold up under adverse weather conditions. It is also resistant to tearing, ripping, wear and the effects of wind, sun, rain, heat and cold.

What we liked

  • ​Reliable tent that holds up under rugged outdoor use
  • Spacious and roomy interior with good ceiling height
  • Good air flow that keeps the internal temperature comfortable
  • ​Easy setup
  • Waterproof system​

What we don't liked

  • ​This tent is very heavy to carry and it's large in size

Final Verdict

​If you're looking for a large family sized tent that is highly resistant to the elements and built to last for years then we recommend this tent. It's highly rated as being one of the top sellers and people who have owned this tent recommend it to others. It's a ​large family sized tent, takes up a fair amount of space and requires two people to set up, but once it's up, it makes camping outdoors a much more enjoyable experience.

Daniel Sturm

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