Check out Achtung Camper’s helpful and in depth (but not TOO technical!) campervan and camping blogs below and get in depth answers to all your campervan related questions such as: how does the leisure battery work in my campervan? Do I need solar power or an awning? Where can I find campervans for sale in my state? Is a campervan really right for me? We’ll also include some of our favourite secret camping spot gems around Australia so keep checking back to make sure you don’t miss out!
Hand sanitizer My number one (any type of) travel essential, especially with baby/child in toe. Face wipes Because sometimes you are too tired/drunk/short on water/don’t want to make a mess in the kitchen sink to clean your face at the end of the day to wash your face properly. Tinted (minimum) SPF 30+ face moisturiser […]
We’ve researched the best and most interesting places for you to check out on your next jaunt through South Australia. From hidden caves, to bush campsites, through to glamour camping if thats your thing – Let us know what you think, and if you’ve been to any before!
Having recently spent 3 months travelling Europe in our 30-year-old Motorhome I have had the pleasure of meeting many of Europe and the UK’s Grey Nomads (with my on-the-road-for-6-months-a year in laws being my closest travel companions). No different to the Australian type, I often ponder their top two pastimes once the sun goes down […]
Be friendly, clear and descriptive with the reception staff. Tell them exactly how many days you’ll be staying and what you want out of your camping spot – quiet, close to the bathrooms, private, close to the beach etc. Ask reception staff to mark any spots that are available for your stay on a park […]
Here’s our checklist, most relate to free camping. You can thank us later! -Are there any No Camping or No Sleeping in Cars signs? This is only a deal-breaker if… There are loads of backpackers around + Does it look like there’ll be police patrolling overnight? Is there a local police station? The signs say No Parking […]
Hot water, what a luxury…do you need this in your campervan? Absolutely not! Why would you want it? Because if you have to wash dishes in your van it’s much easier to do with hot water. Because if you want to shower comfortably in your van and not just when the weather’s hot outside, you’d […]
What’s the first thing you should do when you park your van for the night in your new camping location? Open your pop top roof. Check out your surroundings. Crack open a beer. WRONG! The correct answer is…go over and introduce yourself to your closest camping neighbours, here’s why: Feedback Check wiki camp for up […]
Air Trip! Achtung Camper has been lucky enough to again visit the biggest campervan and caravan exhibition in the world Caravan Salon this year in Dusseldorf, Germany. We’ll be taking over our Facebook page and bringing you the highlights over the next few weeks. Caravan Salon (Dusseldorf exhibition) highlight 1: A Checking out the new […]
Need more room on the road? Is your VW T6 not cutting it anymore? Check out these amazing roof tents from IKamper – the best in the business! Roof Tent: SKYCAMP 2X The Skycamp 2x is handy if you need an extra bed for visitors or if you need to get away from someone […]
Let’s be honest, #*+! Happens! And on the road, it’s better to be prepared than stuck in the middle of nowhere with no idea who to contact when an issue arises. Here’s our list of who to call… When you have an issue with your Volkswagen and it’s less than 1 year old: Call Volkswagen Assist: 1800 607 822 You get one year complimentary […]