Check out Achtung Camper’s helpful and in depth (but not TOO technical!) campervan, motorhome and camping blogs below and get in depth answers to all your campervan and motorhome related questions such as: how does the leisure battery work in my campervan or motorhome? Do I need solar power or an awning? Where can I find campervans or motorhomes for sale in my state? Is a campervan or motorhome really right for 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!
… 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 […]
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 […]
Wanting to upgrade the tyres or wheels on your new VW Transporter Campervan? We’ll organise a trade in of the original VW tyres and upgrade them to any tyre or wheel combination of your choice. Our suggestion for some great off-road tyres with suitably cool looking wheels are the Bridgestone 693 A/T and the CSA […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’ve researched the best and most interesting places for you to check out on your next jaunt through South Australia. From hidden caves, to bush campsites, through to glamour camping if thats your thing – Let us know what you think, and if you’ve been to any before!
Having recently spent 3 months travelling Europe in our 30-year-old Motorhome I have had the pleasure of meeting many of Europe and the UK’s Grey Nomads (with my on-the-road-for-6-months-a year in laws being my closest travel companions). No different to the Australian type, I often ponder their top two pastimes once the sun goes down […]
Be friendly, clear and descriptive with the reception staff. Tell them exactly how many days you’ll be staying and what you want out of your camping spot – quiet, close to the bathrooms, private, close to the beach etc. Ask reception staff to mark any spots that are available for your stay on a park […]
Here’s our checklist, most relate to free camping. You can thank us later! -Are there any No Camping or No Sleeping in Cars signs? This is only a deal-breaker if… There are loads of backpackers around + Does it look like there’ll be police patrolling overnight? Is there a local police station? The signs say No Parking […]
Hot water, what a luxury…do you need this in your campervan? Absolutely not! Why would you want it? Because if you have to wash dishes in your van it’s much easier to do with hot water. Because if you want to shower comfortably in your van and not just when the weather’s hot outside, you’d […]