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Garmin Camper 785

Product Code: GARC785

Garmin Camper 785 caravan and motorhome sat nav features a built-in dash cam and is preloaded with UK and Full European maps and Traffic via Smartphone App. Maps are free to update for the lifetime of the Camper 785 sat nav and the traffic information is also subscription free.

The Garmin Camper 785 features a large 7-inch screen and the speaker has been enhanced for louder, clearer voice instructions. The Gamrin Camper 785 also features WiFi and Bluetooth technology for maps and software downloads and handsfree calling.

The Garmin Camper 785 enables you to enter the profile of your car plus caravan or your motorhome, the sat nav will then only route you along suitable roads for your vehicle. The Garmin Camper 785 also provides enhanced features making navigation easier than ever before including: camp site information and other camping points of interest, etc. Multi-stops can also be entered in to the Garmin Camper 785 plus you can enter roads and cities you would like to drive include along your journey.

Garmin Camper 785 - £449.99


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The Camper 785 sat nav is designed for use with a motorhome and/or car towing. The Garmin Camper 785 also includes a built-in dash cam, the only model to feature a dash cam in the Garmin motorhome / caravan sat nav model range. A powered-magnetic suction cup mount secures the Garmin Camper 785 to the windscreen of your car or motorhome. An impressive 7-inch touchscreen then makes it easy to see your route from A to B.

Lifetime UK and European mapping is provided for FREE for the lifetime of the product.

You can enter your vehicles size, load and weight of your car and caravan and/or motorhome and you will then be routed avoiding low bridge heights, sharp curves, steep gradients, weight limits and more. You can also save different vehicle profiles and then change caravan/motorhome profiles at the touch of a button enabling quick change-overs between different vehicles.

The Garmin Camper 785 features Bluetooth and WiFi. Bluetooth is for hands-free calling whereby there is an integrated speaker and microphone. You can also see smart notifications for calls, texts, app alerts and more all of which appear on the sat navs display. The built-in WiFi connectivity makes it easy to download maps and software without the use of a computer.

You can also control the Garmin Camper 785 by voice commands making it easy to use.

Built-in Dash Cam

The Garmin Camper 785 includes a dash cam for recording events in the road ahead. Optional GPS overlay records GPS location, speed, date and time. This is useful information as it provides recorded evidence of where and when an incident occurred. Furthermore, incident detection (G-sensor) automatically saves footage on impact. You can also manually save footage with touch of a button.

The built-in camera can also be used to take photos with the unit which is easily detachable from the magnetic mount. Forward collision warning and lane departure warnings are also included.

Optional Reversing Camera

As an optional Garmin Camper 785 accessory you can add a reversing camera as the Garmin Camper 785 is compatible with the Garmin BC 35 reversing camera to provide a view behind your car, caravan or motorhome. Garmin Camper 785 sat nav displays footage on the navigation display to help when reversing your vehicle.

Motorhome campsites from ACSI and Campercontact and free stop-over places from Trailer's PARK all feature on a large database which is included installed on the Camper 785. When selecting the best camper stop you can filter by price, amenities and more. The Camper 785 sat nav will also show rest areas and other amenities coming up along your route. Further Points of Interest are provided by TripAdvisor, Foursquare and more.

WiFi connectivity is built-in to the device to make map and software updates quick and easy without the need for a connection to a computer. When used with a compatible smartphone you can use hands-free calling and smart notifications. Voice-activated navigation is also included for contol of your sat nav whilst you car driving.

A speed camera database is also included to warn you as you approach a speed camera location. The speed camera database is provided by Cyclops. Furthermore the speed limit will also feature on screen helping you to avoid speeding fines and penalty points on your driving licence. Included are the following speed cameras: Fixed speed cameras, average speed cameras, variable speed cameras, temporary/roadwork cameras, red light speed cameras, mobile camera sites and school zones.

Road warnings are also provided for steep grades (including elevation information), sharp curves, weight limits and more.

The Garmin Camper 785, like all Garmin sat nav's, gets its speed camera data from the Cyclops speed camera database. The database provides advanced alerts to fixed, average speed, mobile, variable, temporary roadwork, red light and red light speed cameras. As you approach a camera, your device sounds an alert. Subscription charges apply. Read more about the Cyclops speed camera database.

Garmin Camper 785 Camper Sat Nav FAQs

Do you have a question about the Garmin Camper 785 that's not been answered on this webpage? Please see our sat nav FAQs for questions from other customers and visitors. Plus if the answer to your question isn't featured, use the online form to ask us for the answer. Alternatively please telephone 01733 777623 Monday to Friday (9:30am-5:00pm) to speak to one of our sales team.

Garmin Camper 785 & Features

‣7-inch colour TFT touchscreen display
‣Dashboard camera
‣FREE lifetime street-level here mapping for the UK, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe
‣Live traffic information via smartphone using Garmin's App
‣Motorhome and car and caravan data including low bridges, narrow roads and weight restrictions - coverage may vary country to country
‣Camper specific directories (ACSI and MHF) with search filter
‣Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompts
‣WiFi connects Camper 785 direct to the Internet allowing the download of maps and software updates without the need to connect to a computer
‣Bluetooth connectivity for hands free calls
‣Voice-activated navigation
‣TripAdvisor features restaurants and attractions to visit
‣Foursquare points of interest - campgrounds, navigation information
‣Voice-activated navigation
‣Lifetime traffic updates via DAB network
‣Easy Route Shaping; select towns and roads to drive along during the calculated route
‣Lane Assist
‣PhotoReal Junction View
‣Multiple vehicle profiles
‣Multiple routes (up to 15)
‣Auto sort multiple destinations (up to 30)
‣Speed limit indicator
‣Bluetooth connectivity for hands free calls
‣Fully compatible with optional BC35 reversing camera
‣Rechargeable Li-ion battery providing up to 2 hour battery life
‣Optional speed camera locations via Cyclops database
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee

Garmin Camper 785 Installation

The Garmin Camper 785 comes supplied with everything you need to mount and power it in your car or motorhome. Included in the box when you buy from ActiveGPS is a vehicle power cable (12/24volt) and magnetic suction cup (as pictured below) which mounts the Garmin Camper 785 on your vehicles windscreen.

Charging the internal battery

We do not recommend using a third party charger with this product. A mobile phone USB charger or a laptop may not be powerful enough to reliably charge the Garmin Camper 785 and may provide an incorrect voltage or insufficient power. An official genuine Garmin AC charger is available for indoor use with this product.

Please bear in mind that the product on this page is designed to be used in a vehicle with power provided by the included vehicle charger. The battery is for short term back up only - not for regular use. For optimum performance we recommend that you use this product connected to cigarette lighter adapter via the vehicle charger. Because of potential power surges which may damage the product you should not start your vehicle with the product connected.

Map Coverage

The Garmin Camper 785 is preloaded with detailed City Navigator street maps for UK and full Europe provided by here maps. Rolling screen transition, accelerated map redraw and routing capabilities make screen zooming even smoother and ensure the navigation always matches your pace.

If you'd like to buy additonal maps for another region e.g. North America or Australia and New Zealand. These can be viewed and purchased via the Garmin Camper 785 map page.

Please note: if you buy mapping outside of Europe the campsite search facility will be unavailable.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

Product code: GARC785

‣Garmin Camper 785
‣Lifetime maps and traffic
Vehicle suction cup with powered magnetic mount with video-in port
‣Traffic receiver/vehicle power cable
USB cable
‣Quick start manual

Garmin Camper 785 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin Camper 785? Accessories available to purchase include a carrying case, weighted dashboard mount and BC 35 wireless reversing camera. View all Garmin Camper 785 accessories.

Garmin Camper 785 Carrying Case


‣Safely store your Garmin Camper 785's large 7-inch screen with this zip close carry case.

Garmin Camper 785 Portable Friction Mount


‣Mount your Garmin Camper 785 on your vehicles dashboard, using this weighted dash mount.

Garmin Camper 785 Garmin BC 35 Wireless Reversing Camera


‣Add a reversing camera to your vehicle and view on the screen of your Garmin Camper 785.

Do you have a question about the Garmin Camper 785? Submit your question via our contact page.

Garmin Camper 785 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 7-inch,1024 x 600 pixels
‣Power: 12-24 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 199mm, Height - 122mm, Depth - 24mm
‣Weight: 437g
‣Guarantee: 2-year

This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

Page last reviewed: 21st May 2021

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