Seven portable coffee makers for that perfect morning cuppa when camping

From bean grinders to a simple French press, you can brew up while you camp out

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 18 October, 2016, 7:33am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 18 October, 2016, 1:05pm

Handpresso Wild Hybrid

Is this a wind-up? Perhaps the ultimate in eco-friendly design, this hand pump (HK$$1,230) grinds beans using zero electricity. This silver version ships with a protective case that makes it ideal for camping. Available at

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Aerobie AeroPress

Controlling air pressure to shorten the filtering time to just 20 seconds and producing its drinks in just 30 seconds, this small kit (HK$225) creates up to four cups per pressing. Available at

Wacaco Minipresso GR

Small, lightweight and able to use any coffee beans, the Minipresso GR (HK$469) produces a single 50ml shot at a time. Includes a built-in coffee scoop as well as an espresso cup in the lid. Get it from

Lavazza Espressgo

Operating off a 12V connection, so ideal for the car, camper or boat, Espressgo (HK$1,140) uses only Lavazza A Modo Mio capsules to produce 50ml shots, which could be inconvenient. Sold at

Cafflano Klassic

It may look like a travel mug, but this compact coffee maker (HK$879) has a built-in bean grinder, filter and dripper. Like the Handpresso it’s completely manual, so doesn’t need batteries or power. Available at

GSI Outdoors Ultralight Java Drip

Camp coffee doesn’t need to mean fresh beans, grind and power. This simple drip cone (HK$245) grips to any cup and folds away for easy storage. Available at

Bodum Travel French Press

If you prefer using ground coffee, a French press is all you need. This compact, travel-friendly device (HK$329) produces three cups of coffee per plunge. Sold at