Torquay surf beach
Torquay’s Top 10

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 …

VW SWB campervan
VW Long Wheel Base VS Short Wheel Base – which is right for me?

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. …

Camping with a child
CAMPING WITH A BABY – THE NECESSITIES

Thinking of camping with a 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 playing/reading/watch …

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CAR BUYING

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 …

Blackwood
Camping Spot Review – Blackwood Mineral Springs Campground

This is a very short and completely positive camping review of Blackwood in Victoria.  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 …

4Motion VW
The VW Transporter 4Motion feature

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 …

Achtung Camper Principles of Vanning
The Achtung Camper Principles of Vanning

Click here to download the principles that drive the design, build and ethos behind the company – THE ACHTUNG CAMPER PRINCIPLES OF VANNING …

Enjoying Forrest Campground
CAMPING REVIEW – FORREST, VICTORIA

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 …

Pop top roof
Campervan pop top roofs – the difference between the European style and Vertical lifter

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 …

VW TDI340
The difference between the VW T6 TDI340 and TDI400

Getting a new VW T6 and don’t know what all the jargon is about? Hopefully we can help! Background: the 2.0Litre turbo-diesel engine is available in two ‘output level’s’ (VW calls them ‘output levels’ but from what I can ascertain this relates to the amount of power in the engine). The TDI340, 103kw, 340Nm Average …

Thule Trash Bin
The Thule camping rubbish bin

That’s right, I’ve written a whole blog post about a rubbish bin. Am I crazy? You decide… If you’re a free camping or national park camping enthusiast then you’ll understand the importance of rubbish removal in campervan travel, because you’ll have experienced THIS along the way… Waking up in the morning to find your rubbish …

Campervan for sale in Tasmania
Campervans for sale Tasmania

Campervans for sale in Tasmania Looking for campervans for sale in Tasmania? We don’t currently know of any companies that have campervans for sale in Tasmania so if you don’t plan on travelling out of the state you’ll need to go online.  Your best bet is to visit caravancampingsales.com.au which is the caravan and camping arm …