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Garmin Camper 780

Product Code: GARC780B

Garmin Camper 780 sat nav has been specifically designed for use in motorhomes, caravans and for campers. This Garmin satnav includes WiFi to allow the download of maps and software updates without the need to connect to a computer. Equipped with voice activation and a large 6.95-inch touchscreen display, the Camper 780LMT features lifetime traffic.

The Garmin Camper 780 available from ActiveGPS includes the Garmin BC 40 reversing camera.

The Camper 780 can be programmed with the dimensions of your vehicle(s) and help you avoid unsuitable routes. Plus you can auto sort multiple destinations for the same journey.

The Garmin Camper 780 also provides enhanced features making navigation easier than ever before including: camp site information and other camping points of interest, PhotoReal Junction View and Lane Assist.



Garmin Camper 780 has been discontinued.

The replacement model is the Garmin Camper 795:

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Garmin Camper 780 has a bright, 6.95-inch touchscreen. Also simply enter the size and weight of your camper or caravan and you will only be routed along appropriate roads for your particular vehicles dimensions and weight (you can also save your favourite profiles for use across multiple vehicles). Traffic via Smartphone App is also included to warn you of traffic congestion in the road ahead and your Garmin Camper 780 can also provide you with another alternative route to avoid waiting in a traffic jam.

The Garmin Camper 780 is now only available with a reversing camera. If you choose to buy the Camper 780 with a backup camera you will be buying the BC 40 backup camera however the BC 30 is also compatible. The BC 40 back up camera is offers wireless connectivity and transmits data up to 7 metres.

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 780. When selecting the best camper stop you can filter by price, amenities and more. The Camper 780 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 Drive app is available with a compatible smartphone to access live traffic, advanced traffic and more.

The Garmin Camper 780, 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 780 Car Sat Nav FAQs

Do you have a question about the Garmin Camper 780 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 780 Features

‣6.95-inch colour TFTmulti touch glass screen display
‣Lifetime street-level road maps for Europe (free to download)
‣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
‣Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompts
‣WiFi connects Camper 780 direct to the Internet allowing the download of maps and software updates without the need to connect to a computer
‣Camper specific directories (ACSI and MHF) with search filter
‣TripAdvisor features restaurants and attractions to visit
‣Foursquare points of interest - campgrounds, navigation information
‣Voice-activated navigation
‣Easy Route Shaping; select towns and roads to drive along during the calculated route
‣Lane Assist
‣PhotoReal Junction View
‣Multiple truck profiles
‣Multiple routes (up to 15)
‣Auto sort multiple destinations
‣Speed limit indicator
‣Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling
‣Rechargeable Li-ion battery
‣Wireless BC40 reversing camera compatible
‣Optional speed camera locations via Cyclops database
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee


Garmin Camper 780 is powered via the supplied 12/24 volt vehicle power cable, the unit is then mounted on the windscreen via the supplied suction cup mount.

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 780 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

Garmin Camper 780 is preloaded with detailed City Navigator street maps for Europe provided from map supplier here. 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 780 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: GARC780B

‣Garmin Camper 780
BC 40 Wireless Backup Camera
‣Bracket mount (compatible with UK and EU number plates - 520mm x 111mm)
‣Lifetime maps
Vehicle suction cup mount
Vehicle power cable
USB cable
‣Quick start manual

Garmin Camper 780 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin Camper 780? Accessories available to purchase include a carrying case, weighted dashboard mount and mains charger. Along with these accessories, it is also possible to buy replacement parts such as camper mount (BC 40), suction cup mount and vehicle charger. View all Garmin Camper 780 accessories.

Garmin Camper 780 Carrying Case


‣Safely store your Garmin Camper 780's large 6.95-inch screen with this zip close carry case.

Garmin Camper 780 Portable Friction Mount


‣Mount your Garmin Camper 780 on your vehicles dashboard, using this weighted dash mount.

Garmin Camper 780 AC Adapter and USB Cable Kit


‣Power and charge your Garmin Camper 780 via the mains with this Garmin AC adapter.

Garmin Camper 780 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 6.95-inch colour multi-touch, glass, WSVGA colour TFT with white backlight
‣Power: 12-24 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 173mm, Height - 99mm, Depth - 19mm
‣Weight: 239.6g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin Camper 780 manual

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.

Do you have a question about the Garmin Camper 780? Submit your question via our contact page.

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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 updated: 15th January 2024

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