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 not 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!
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 […]
If you get a campervan conversion with Achtung Camper (as opposed to purchasing a completed campervan) you will receive an engineer’s certificate and compliance plate (small rectangle blue sticker) in the mail from our engineer once your campervan is complete. What is this for? (great question!) This is to prove to the relevant roads authority in […]
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We recently had the pleasure of camping in Forrest for a long weekend. We stayed one night in each camping spot to check them both out. The Town – Forrest has enough attractions for a weekend away: Lake Elizabeth, a nice easy walk around the majestic lake. Lots of hiking trails. Mountain biking rails. This […]
A question we get asked very often about campervan pop top roofs: why do you use the ‘European style’ pop top roof and what are the advantages of this type of roof compared to the vertical lifter style roof which is still commonly used in Australia. There are two main reasons why we believe the […]