About Us


Camping Kayaks 4X4 and Opposite Lock - Albany (previously known as Camping World Albany) opened in 2007. Located at 173 Chester Pass Road (on the corner of John Street and opposite Centro Shopping Centre), we have grown into Albany and the Great Southern's premier supplier, retailer and installer of all things Camping, Kayaks, 4x4 fittings, Tule and Rhino roof racks and accessories.

Located at 173 Chester Pass Road (on the corner of John Street and opposite Centro Shopping Centre), we are open 6 days so there's no stopping you from calling in and saying 'hi' to our great team who are more than willing to go that extra mile to help.

A lot has happened since 2007 when we first opened our doors, here are some milestones: 

July 2014 - Revamped store layout for improved customer access to all product categories.

July 2013 - Added ROOFRACK CITY to our business - now stocking a huge range of roof racks and load carrying solutions.

November 2012 - Introduced Mission Kayaks to our kayak range.

July 2012 - Changed trading name to Camping Kayaks 4X4 to better reflect our expanding offer to our customers and the market.

August 2010Increased focus on 4WD accessories and established new onsite accessory fitting workshop.

October 2009 - Added OPPOSITE LOCK 4WD AND VEHICLE ACCESSORIES franchise to our business, increasing the range of products available in our 4x4 category.

November 2008 - Introduced Wilderness Systems, Perception Kayaks and Mad River Canoes to our Kayak range.

March 2007 - Introduced Escape Kayaks to our range.

February 2007 - Opened our doors as CAMPING WORLD ALBANY.

December 2006 - January 2007 - Converted workshop at 173 Chester Pass Road ALBANY into a retail store.