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Garmin Camper 890

Product Codes: GARC890

Garmin Camper 890 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 8-inch touchscreen display.

The Camper 890 also features Live Traffic via Garmin Smartphone App and lifetime map updates for the preloaded UK and European street-level road maps.

The Camper 890 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.

Garmin Camper 890 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 890 is preloaded with detailed City Navigator street maps for Europe which you can update free of charge. In addition you have access to free map downloads via Garmin Express for North America, South America, Australia and New Zealand, South Africa, the Middle East and North Africa.



Garmin Camper 890 has been discontinued.

The replacement model is the Garmin Camper 895:

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Garmin Camper 890 features a bright, 8-inch touchscreen. 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). Live Traffic via Smartphone App will warn you of traffic congestion in the road ahead and your Garmin Camper 890 can also provide you with another alternative route to avoid waiting in a traffic jam.

The Garmin Camper 890 can also be paired with the Garmin BC35 reversing camera (sold separately) to enable you to see what is behind your vehicle as you reverse it to park or turn your caravan or motorhome around.

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 890. When selecting the best camper stop you can filter by price, amenities and more. The Garmin Camper 890 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 890, 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 890 Car Sat Nav FAQs

Do you have a question about the Garmin Camper 890 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 890 Features

‣8-inch wide view IPS, colour TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel
‣Lifetime street-level road maps for Europe (free to download)
‣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 890 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
‣Lifetime traffic updates via smartphone
‣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 BC35 reversing camera compatible
‣Optional speed camera locations via Cyclops database
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee


Garmin Camper 890 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 890 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 890 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. In addition you have access to free map downloads via Garmin Express for North America, South America, Australia and New Zealand, South Africa, the Middle East and North Africa.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin Camper 890
Vehicle suction cup with powered magnetic mount and video-in port
Screw-down mount
‣1-inch ball adapter with AMPS plate
Vehicle power cable
Micro USB cable

Garmin Camper 890 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin Camper 890? Accessories available to purchase include a replacement powered magnetic mount, mains charger and BC 35 wireless reversing camera. View all Garmin Camper 890 accessories.

Garmin Camper 890 XL Portable Friction Mount


‣Mount your Camper 890 on your vehicles dashboard using this weighted friction mount.

Secure and Lockable Mount ideal for Garmin Camper 890


‣Keep your Garmin Camper 890 sat nav securely mounted under lock and key.

Garmin Camper 890 Mounting Hardware Replacement


‣Mount your Camper 890 with everything you need, including; magnetic mount, suction cup mount, dash mounts and vehicle power cable.

Garmin Camper 890 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth
‣Display: 1280 x 800 pixels, 8-inch wide view IPS, colour TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel
‣Power: 12-24 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 200mm, Height - 125mm, Depth - 20mm
‣Weight: 387g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin Camper 890 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 890? Submit your question via our contact page.

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 updated: 15th January 2024

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