How to buy a campervan in Australia
How to buy a campervan in Australia

By the time people come to us for a conversion they’ve pretty much worked out how to buy a campervan in Australia but there are other options available that many might not be aware of. The question of budget really determines what options are available to you when looking to buy a campervan in Australia, …

Campervan accessories – websites and shops to check out when shopping for your campervan

You’ve got your campervan but now you need the accessories! Where to start? We’ve put together a list of the best value shops and websites to check out before you start your journey. Justkampers.com.au This is a UK based VW campervan accessory online shop that has EVERYTHING you need and more. Now with an Australian …

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Our number 1 Australian camping spot is…

It’s the blog you’ve all been waiting for – our number 1 favourite camping spot of all time! And the winner is…..Green Patch in Jervis Bay, NSW. This oasis is 2 hours south of Sydney, has amazing mountain bike and hiking tracks and the most beautiful beach we’ve ever seen. Picture white sand, green blue …

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How does the leisure battery work in my campervan?

With an Achtung Camper campervan you will be fitted with a second leisure battery to run your campervan electrics from.  This works automatically and ensures that your main car battery will never run flat.    The leisure battery automatically charges whenever the car is running. When stopping somewhere without power for a few days in your …

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Camping essentials – the products you need for your trip

So you’ve looked at caravans and campervans for sale, you’ve bought your mode of transport and mapped out your route. What next? No matter where you are going or what your camping style, don’t leave home without these products! o 2 x camping chairs (preferably the ones that fold together to store in a thin …

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Caravan Park Camping VS National Park/Free Camping

We love National Park camping, but that’s just us. We also have a lot of clients who will only stay in the comfort of Caravan Parks and I do have to admit, the lure of a hot shower and a camping kitchen close by to wash my dishes in is often very appealing. Here we …

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To pop top or not to pop top? That is the question…

So you’ve decided on a campervan conversion and now need to make the decision of whether you want the added pop top roof. The answer depends on many different factors, all important when you are considering whether to fork out $8000 for an extending roof… Your camping style – Do you plan on travelling or …

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Powering up your campervan – The difference between 12 volt and 240 volt.

Powering up your campervan – The difference between 12 volt and 240 volt Many people don’t understand the different uses and requirements for 240 volt and 12 volt in a campervan or caravan and you don’t want to spend money on features or products you won’t be able to use so here’s a quick rundown …

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Campervan or Caravan? Take our quiz!

Find out if a campervan or caravan is the right vehicle for your travelling style by taking our multiple choice quiz. 1. Circle one answer per question. 2. Mostly A’s mean you are best suited to Caravan Travel, more B’s = Campervan Travel.    Will you be going on a trip for an extended period of …

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Free Camping essentials

This is our ultimate list of free camping necessities for those planning on doing some isolated bush camping: Lighting: a good lamp for continuing your outside activities after dark is essential. Torches: we seem to have an obsession with torches. We have x4 in our campervan; 2 tiny ones easily accessible from the bed for …

Camping resources
Camping Resources – a guide

So you’ve looked at caravans and campervans for sale. You’ve bought your beast. Now comes the fun part – planning your trip!   There are loads of camping resources available in Australia and after years of camping around Australia and talking to fellow campers we’ve compiled the ultimate list of websites, apps and books to …