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!
WHAT YOU GET WITH THE VW INTERIOR COMFORT PACKAGE: Light and Vision system: auto dimming inside rear view mirror, automatic headlight activation with separate daytime running lights, “Leaving Home” and manual “Coming Home” function. Rain sensing wipers. Height adjustment for front passenger’s seat. Lumbar support (manually adjustable) for front passenger’s seat. Armrests for driver and front […]
Here is a list of the items we always find ourselves without when we get away for a weekend, we may have run out and forgotten to re-pack or forgotten them to begin with but these bits and pieces are undoubtedly always needed on any campervan trip: Bin bags. Plastic zip lock sandwich bags. Dishwashing […]
All over the world, film faced ply is THE material of choice for fit outs of the coolest bars, restaurants, cafes and shops. Cafes with tables and chairs made from transparent birch ply or black film faced. Shops with shelves and benches made from black film faced, bar tops, bench tops and table tops in […]
Achtung Camper reporting on the latest and greatest from the campervan world internationally. We recently attended our second Caravan Saalon Exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany and got to see what the biggest and best companies from Europe and the UK are doing campervan and motorhome wise.
10 great reasons to visit Torquay on the Surf Coast – written by the locals! Visit Point Addis Beach (5 minute drive) Visit Torquay surf beach/Fishos/Cosy Corner/Jan Juc beach Walk along the Esplanade from Fishos Beach past Cosy Corner Beach, around Point Danger (watch the wind and kite surfers), past Torquay Surf Beach to the […]
LWB VS SWB which is better for your campervan conversion? Read our campervan blog and find out if a long wheel base van is better than a short wheel base.
Thinking of campervanning with a newborn, baby or toddler? Below we detail the main things to keep in mind before you set off! The weather Sure, we went camping in winter BEFORE but NOW? If it’s cold once the sun goes down we can’t just escape into the van to continue on the party/board game […]
This article by RACV ROYAL AUTO MAGAZINE is a MUST REAL for anyone looking to buy a new vehicle! You’ve up-ended three weekends, trudged from car yard to car yard weeding the great from the not-so-great but finally signed on the dotted line for a shiny new set of wheels. It’s about now most people […]
The TINY town of Blackwood has a surprising number of things going for it – beautiful old buildings and cottages, a lovely cosy local pub (a 5 minute walk from the campground), a cute general store with great coffee, snacks and wood fired pizza plus live music on Friday nights (also only 5 minutes walk […]
What is this? That’s a great question! :> 4Motion is the fancy name for VW’s all-wheel-drive feature in the Transporter. In their own words “the Transporter 4Motion model is an all-wheel-drive system which will give extra grip and stability, especially in wet or off-road conditions.” Mechanical Differential Lock or ‘Diff Lock”: This is an additional feature available […]