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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Fridge options for your Campervan

We know how confusing it can be to decide what fridge to get in your campervan so we’re going to break it down for you so you can understand the difference between each fridge. Firstly, the most important question…. Will your campervan be a Long Wheel Base or Short Wheel Base? The answer to this …

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VW T6.1 Transporter Specifications

After a very long wait, we’ve finally got the low down on the new VW T6.1 Transporter.  From van colours to mirrors we’ve got all the standard specifications plus awesome features available. Standard Exterior Upgraded Halogen Headlight (H7) Redesigned front bumper and radiator grille New fender badging New exterior colours Standard Interior Redesigned dash panel …

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The new app that could save your life

If you’re looking for safety when camping, you can’t go past the ‘What3Words’ app. This wonderful app is new in Australia and it’s a life saver… literally! What does ‘What3words’ mean? This app can FIND a location and SHARE that location around the world with just three words. You simply type in three words to …

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Camper Vanning Adventures – Pt. 2 Christine and Graeme

We became the proud owners of a new VW T6 LWB 4 Motion Achtung Campervan with Nature Lover conversion in March 2020. We were lucky to drive it from Geelong back to Adelaide just days before the borders were closed due to the covid-19 pandemic. Travel restrictions then really set in and so our campervan …

The best camping spot in the world
THE BEST CAMPING SPOT IN THE WORLD…

… Like a good recipe or the perfect holiday, the best camping spot in the world 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 …