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Travel in Australia: Motorhome versus Hotel

As you travel around Australia in your motorhome – we know that yes, a luxury 5-star hotel comes with its perks (fluffy bathrobes and room service are NICE!) but which holiday accommodation option wins out in terms of convenience and a good night’s sleep? Motorhome or a hotel room? We pick apart the ups and …

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DIY Tour Guide – the new way to road trip

DIY Tourguide is a handy audio tour which is super easy to use and a great way to learn about the places you are driving through on your road trip in Australia.   The audio tour tells you all about the region and the best places to visit. It also tells you about the history, where …

THE CAMPERVAN VS THE MOTORHOME

There’s no doubt about it, if you want a camping experience in nature, get a campervan. Because the van is smaller you will spend more time ‘living’ outside, and isn’t this just the point of going camping?  Sure, it is, if the weather’s good!  In a motorhome, because the cooking is already set up inside …

Tania’s Top 4 Camping Hates!

Welcome to our outlet for complaining about all things camping.  If you’d like to read something positive or inspirational, or are deciding whether or not camping is for you, you’d probably be best to close your computer now. Here are the top 4 things we absolutely HATE about camping: People who set up right next …

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Fridge options for your Campervan

We know how confusing it can be to decide what fridge to get in your campervan so we’re going to break it down for you so you can understand the difference between each fridge. Firstly, the most important question…. Will your campervan be a Long Wheel Base or Short Wheel Base? The answer to this …

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VW T6.1 Transporter Specifications

After a very long wait, we’ve finally got the low down on the new VW T6.1 Transporter.  From van colours to mirrors we’ve got all the standard specifications plus awesome features available. Standard Exterior Upgraded Halogen Headlight (H7) Redesigned front bumper and radiator grille New fender badging New exterior colours Standard Interior Redesigned dash panel …

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The new app that could save your life

If you’re looking for safety when camping, you can’t go past the ‘What3Words’ app. This wonderful app is new in Australia and it’s a life saver… literally! What does ‘What3words’ mean? This app can FIND a location and SHARE that location around the world with just three words. You simply type in three words to …

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Achtung Camper Vanning Adventurers – Part 2 Christine and Graeme

We became the proud owners of a new VW T6 LWB 4 Motion Achtung Campervan with Nature Lover conversion in March 2020. We were lucky to drive it from Geelong back to Adelaide just days before the borders were closed due to the covid-19 pandemic. Travel restrictions then really set in and so our campervan …

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THE MOST PERFECT CAMPING SPOT IN THE WORLD…

… Like a good recipe or the perfect holiday, the perfect camping spot is a combination of many different components of various quality that can contribute to the overall experience plus a sprinkling of good luck (good weather please!). And of course, just like the perfect holiday or perfect recipe, many of these components are …

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Nerida’s Camping Essentials

Nerida is our camping (plus sales, office and business managing) expert which is why she’s the perfect person to chat with you about your camping/campervan needs! We’ve asked her to tell us her top 5 personal must-have camping products. Here goes!   Head Torch A big must have camping accessory! Perfect for finding your way around …

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Ronny’s Camping Essentials

A man in the bush needs his equipment – and with no further introduction we present to you Ronny’s camping essentials!  Good knife  One good quality, sharp large knife can be used in a multitude of ways: chopping vegies, cutting bread, making kindling, making a spear to go hunting…the possibilities are endless J  Reusable stainless …

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Tania’s Top 5 Camping Essentials

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  …