Check out Achtung Camper’s helpful and in depth (but not TOO technical!) campervan and camping blogs below and get in depth answers to all your campervan related questions such as: how does the leisure battery work in my campervan? Do I need solar power or an awning? Where can I find campervans for sale in my state? Is a campervan 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!
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.
Thinking of campervanning with a newborn, 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 […]
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 […]
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 wood fired pizza plus live music on Friday nights (also only 5 minutes walk […]
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 […]
Click here to download the principles that drive the design, build and ethos behind the company – THE ACHTUNG CAMPER PRINCIPLES OF VANNING
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]