camping recipe
‘Bowl’ recipes for cooking in your campervan! 

Being on the road we always find it a challenge to eat healthy so were super excited to discover ‘bowl’ recipes.  The beauty of a ‘bowl’ is minimal cooking/prep and the ability to throw in whatever you have in the cupboard or fridge.  Anything works!  Here are a few of our favourite but check out …

camping with a child
CAMPERVANNING WITH A PRE-SCHOOLER

Another year of vanning with our little one and all of a sudden she’s now a little girl.  Although even more enjoyable we feel that she almost needs more entertaining and communication than the 2 year old toddler of last year! Although many of the tips suggested in our ‘Toddler’ blog are still relevant this …

BF Goodridge Off Road tyres
Campervan Suspension Options

Campervan suspension options Wanting suspension to help navigate those dirt roads?  Your options are as follows: VW Factory Fitted Options: 1BJ Heavy duty suspension is a reinforced version of the standard springs and dampers for more robust usage (eg semi-regular travel on unsealed roads).  The additional cost for this suspension is $510 and your van will …

campervan battery management system
Do I need that Battery Management System thing and what is it?

Your van comes as standard with a Bluetooth battery monitor which connects to a smartphone and will tell you your battery/charge history and the amount of power left in your battery (in % and volts but not measured in time). This is handy.    What about the other battery management product we sell?  You don’t …

Campervan fan
VENTILATION OPTIONS IN YOUR CAMPERVAN

So many options at different price points and for different travelling styles!  The good news is that all options except the pop top roof can be purchased and fitted after your campervan is complete so you can see how you go with one and then add if you feel you need more ventilation after a …

Campervan adventures
Achtung Campervan Vanning Adventurers – Part 1 Sue Hedley

In May 2016 my life changed forever. I found a beautiful campervan for sale at the right price from Achtung Camper. In the last 3 years I have travelled about 50,000 kms and had a ball. My favourite campsites are at outback stations and of course our amazing beaches. I love Australia, I love living …

camping coffee maker
Coffee Drinker? We’ve got the perfect product for you!

It can be hard travelling without your daily coffee or two but not to worry as we’ve found the perfect alternative for you – A Wacaco Portable Espresso Machine. A Wacaco Nanopresso is a highly functional machine and is ideal for camping as it’s very small and easy to use. There are two models: one …

campervan water tank guage
Why is our water tank gauge so awesome?

We are super excited about this product – the Voltronic Water Guage has a 3 colour display and is so accurate that LED lighting on the display gets slightly dimmer as water is used to show in detail and real time as the capacity diminishes. But why is it so much better than other water …

Cooking in campervan
ALL ABOUT COOKING IN YOUR CAMPERVAN

Because everyone travels differently we’ve got quite a few cooking options so there’s something to suit everyone!  Read about the different options below and find one that’s perfect for you J   Microwave: A microwave would only be useful if you were planning on doing quite a lot of camping in powered campground spots (so …

Our AMAZING Indoor and Outdoor Cinema Screen

We have the most innovative product to date – our campervan cinema has indoor and outdoor screens so the whole family can enjoy! The custom-built screens are made to fit our campervans and are fitted inside the pop-up roof for an indoor cinema or attached to the awning for an outdoor cinema. The projector has …

camping in hot weather
5 Tips for camping in hot weather!

Camping on scorching hot days is always a hassle and very uncomfortable for everyone but who doesn’t love traveling all year round! Summer can be fun and enjoyable if you prepare right. Here are 5 tips to make your trip more relaxing and pleasant on those hot 30o days.  Pack the right items – Pack wet towels …

campervan cooking
Our day on a plate – a typical day’s menu when camping in the bush

Breakfast: Boiled egg with toast, baked beans and toast with butter and honey.  Cup of tea or coffee. Notes: Good to get a serve of vegies in for breaky. Tinned baked beans are a camping staple and can be eaten for any meal!  Also like to add a few fried tomatoes or smoked salmon if …