Achtung Campervan Conversions
New Volkswagen Transporter T6.1

The New Volkswagen Transporter T6.1   The new Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 is a little more expensive than its superseded model (about $4400), but the upgrades make it well worth the extra money.  This is a smoother drive, with the new features greatly improving the safety and comfort on the road.  Exterior/Aesthetics   The new T6.1 boasts a …

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The VW Two Tone Campervan

VW Two-Tone Special Factory Option At Achtung Camper we offer the VW two tone paint option to add life to your bespoke campervan.  That means letting your personality shine through every little detail. Whether it’s the upholstery, the gadgets or the unique features, we want your campervan to be true to you.   One of …

camping essentials
Alex’s Camping Essentials

As a relatively new arrival in Australia, I’m still learning the ropes when it comes to my camping essentials. Having hailed from Canada, my camping pack at home tends to look a *little* different than it does in Aus! With all that said, here are some of the things that I absolutely will not camp …

Achtung Custom Campervans in Geelong, VIC
What you need to know when selling your vehicle

The following is an excerpt from Money Magazine – August 2021 Edition.  Need some tips for the successful sale of a vehicle? All it really takes is some preparation. Plan your sale Take a look around and decide if now is a good time to be selling your particular car. Do you intend to sell …

Engineer approved Campervan
Why you need engineer approval for your campervan conversion

Why do you need engineer approval for your campervan conversion or vehicle modification?  It’s a complicated world out there and the vast number of new campervan conversion companies popping up around Australia give you loads of options to choose from for your campervan conversion.  One thing you should never compromise on is safety and financial …

VW Campervan for sale Victoria
VW Campervans for sale Victoria

Looking for VW campervans for sale in Victoria?  Achtung Camper is based in Geelong which is 1 hour out of Melbourne.  Alternatively you can visit caravancampingsales.com.au which is the caravan and camping arm of the well known car sales website carsales.com.au.  Browse through any local options for new or used VW campervans for sale Victoria and …

Motorhome with twinned toilet
What is the Twinned Toilet Initiative?

Recently we have been getting some questions from our clients wondering about the Twinned Toilet  initiative we offer when you purchase an Achtung Campervan.  With the purchase of your Achtung Camper, we donate a “twinned” toilet to an impoverished family in impoverished communities worldwide.  People within these communities will build their own toilets with the help of the …

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Choosing the right bike rack for your VW Campervan

Let us help you choose the right bike rack for your VW Campervan! Here at Achtung Camper we often get asked about what is the right bike rack for our VW campervan.  The weight of e-bikes, ease of use, access to the rear of your Campervan and securing the bike from opportunistic theft when you …

What to avoid for perfect camping spot
Travel in Australia: Motorhome or Hotel

As you travel around Australia in your motorhome – we know that yes, a luxury 5-star hotel comes with its perks (fluffy bathrobes and room service are NICE!) but which holiday accommodation option wins out in terms of convenience and a good night’s sleep? Motorhome or hotel room? We pick apart the ups and downs …

Travelling with DIY audio tour guide
DIY Audio Tour Guide – the new way to road trip

DIY Tourguide is a handy audio tour which is super easy to use and a great way to learn about the places you are driving through on your road trip in Australia.   The audio tour tells you all about the region and the best places to visit. It also tells you about the history, where …

Campervan vs Motorhome
THE CAMPERVAN OR MOTORHOME

Is a Campervan or Motorhome right for you? There’s no doubt about it, if you want a camping experience in nature, get a campervan.  Because the van is smaller you will spend more time ‘living’ outside, and isn’t this just the point of going camping?  Sure, it is, if the weather’s good!  In a motorhome, …

camping hates
Tania’s Top 4 Camping Hates!

Welcome to our outlet for complaining about all things camping.  If you’d like to read something positive or inspirational, or are deciding whether or not camping is for you, you’d probably be best to close your computer now. Here are the top 4 things we absolutely HATE about camping: People who set up right next …