Wander with Abandon in Van Wilder
Van Wilder is a BRAND NEW 4×4 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter that comes fully equipped with all the bells and whistles. He is perfect for a couple, solo traveler, and all who want to sample #vanlife. You’ll have immediate street cred when you hop in this rig.
Van Wilder is super nimble and comes with all sorts of modern driving features. He can zip through city traffic and park in a regular parking spot, with or without the assistance of a back up camera. When you are cruising down the highway, lane departure assist and blind spot monitoring will keep you extra safe. Not on a highway? Good for you! Hefty tires and 4 wheel drive will get to your ultimate camping destination.
Inside, Van Wilder provides a cozy home on the road. You can stand up throughout the van. No bonking your head in this one. The perfect van for any season, Van Wilder is fully insulated and includes a separate rear heating system that runs off the main diesel tank. An awning provides shade on sunny days or rain protection on wet ones.
Additional features include:
- Electric Dometic fridge unit.
- 6’’ memory foam queen mattress with down comforter, linens and 2 pillows.
- Plenty of storage for all your clothes and adventure gear with two large overhead cabinets and massive garage located under bed with a slide out.
- Two 110v AC outlets, dimmable overhead LED lights, TWO two-way vent fans in rear cabin. Solar panels and a yeti 3000w lithium battery / inverter that can charge off of solar, running the vehicle or shore power.
Van Wilder is ready; are you?
Location: This van is located in Petaluma, where we have secure parking onsite. We can also deliver a van for a fee to The Sports Basement locations in the Presidio San Francisco, Oakland, Novato or Santa Rosa. See add-ons for more details.
At a Glance
- Seats: 2
- Sleeps: 2
- Pet Friendly: Yes
- One-Way: No
- Transmission: Automatic
- Length: 19 feet
- Drive: 4x4
- Fuel: Diesel
- May-Sept Minimum Nights: 4
- Oct-April Minimum Nights: 3
- Audio Inputs
- Backup Camera
- Ceiling Fan
- 7 gallon Gray Water Tank
- Kitchen Sink
- Outside Shower
- Stove / Range
- 14 gallon Water Tank
Hop in and Go
All vans are considered “road trip ready.” Whether you are flying in from out of town or looking to explore your own backyard, all you really need to do is stop for groceries before hitting the road. All cookware and tableware is included, as is bedding and a wide array of camping gear. You’ll be sent a detailed list of all the items included in the van before your trip so you can plan accordingly. Select any of the optional add-ons listed below when completing your reservation.
Half DayWant to pick up in the morning but drop off in the late afternoon? Need extra time? Add a half day to your reservation.$140.00
Pet FeeThis van is pet friendly; bring your four-legged friend.$125.00
Delivery to Sports BasementWe offer free pick-ups and drop-offs from our HQ in Petaluma, where we have secure parking onsite. We can also deliver a van for a fee to The Sports Basement locations in the Presidio San Francisco ($150), Oakland ($175), Novato ($75) or Santa Rosa ($75). Choose this option and let us know where you want the van delivered; the amount will be manually adjusted accordingly. (At this time, we are not offering delivery to airports or personal residences.)$150.00
Inflatable Paddle BoardsWe have two inflatable paddle boards to enhance your fun.$35.00
Book Your Trip
Pick Up and Drop Off
Rentals are Calculated on a 24-hour Basis: The rental period is generally considered to be 24 hours. If you pick up the van at 10 am, you’ll be expected to return it around 10 am. Most van owners can accommodate requests for a few extra hours at $20/hour. Alternatively, if you want to pick up in the morning and drop off in the evening, simply select the optional half day add-on when completing your reservation.
Pick Up and Drop Off Time: There is no set pick up and drop off time. You’ll make arrangements suited to your needs and schedule with the van’s owner. You can indicate your preferred pick up and drop off time when completing your reservation; final arrangements will be confirmed with the van’s owner.
How to Have the Best Time Ever
Need inspiration on where to go? Or help in selecting a campground? We’ve got you covered! Be sure to visit our Insider Tips page for suggested routes and the inside skinny on how to have the most fun ever!
You can reschedule your reservation without penalty. You can cancel the vehicle for a full refund, less a 5% service fee, up to 14 days prior to the rental. If you cancel less than 14 days prior to the rental, you will receive a refund for 50% of the rental fee. Cancellations must be made in writing.
We are unable to offer refunds for shortened trips if for some reason (e.g. weather, change in schedule) you return the vehicle early. See also our COVID-19 policies.