Uno Camping game
Nerida’s Camping Essentials

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 that are essentials in making sure you have the best camping trip. Here goes!   Head …

Ronny's camping essentials
Ronny’s Camping Essentials

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. Reusable stainless steel …

camping ear plugs
Tania’s Top 5 Camping Essentials

My Top 5 Camping Essentials are just that, they are ESSENTIALS for a comfortable trip, a good sleep, a clean and sun safe holiday! 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 …

Visit South Australia
Top 3 places to visit in South Australia

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! …

All moves app
What is there to do camping at night while on the road? 

 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 …

best camp spot
HOW TO GET THE BEST CAMPING SPOT IN A PAID CAMPGROUND

Here are our tips on how to get the best camping spot in a paid campground: 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. …

What to avoid for perfect camping spot
WHAT TO AVOID SO YOU GET THE PERFECT CAMPING SPOT 

Here’s our checklist of what to avoid so you can get the perfect camping spot, 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 …

Hot water in campervan
HOT WATER – DO I NEED IT AND HOW DOES IT WORK? 

Hot water in your campervan, what a luxury. Do you actually need it? 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 …

camping neighbour
LOVE THY (CAMPING) NEIGHBOUR 

What’s the first thing you should do when you park your van for the night in your new camping location?    Open your pop top roof.  Check out your surroundings.  Crack open a beer.  WRONG!  The correct answer is…go over and introduce yourself to your closest camping neighbour, here’s why:  Feedback  Check wiki camp for up …

Caravan and Camping exhibition
Dusseldorf Caravan Salon Exhibition 2019!

Air Trip! Achtung Camper has been lucky enough to again visit the biggest campervan and caravan exhibition in the world Caravan Salon this year in Dusseldorf, Germany.  We’ll be taking over our Facebook page and bringing you the highlights over the next few weeks. Highlight 1: A Checking out the new VW T6.1 before it …

Ikamper roof tent
IKamper Roof Tents!

Need more room on the road?  Is your VW T6 not cutting it anymore?  Check out these amazing roof tents from IKamper – the best in the business!   Roof Tent: SKYCAMP 2X The Skycamp 2x is handy if you need an extra bed for visitors or if you need to get away from someone …

who do i call
WHO DO I CALL WHEN…  

Let’s be honest, #*+! Happens!  And on the road, it’s better to be prepared than stuck in the middle of nowhere with no idea who to call when an issue arises.  Here’s our list of who to contact …    When you have an issue with your Volkswagen and it’s less than 1 year old:   Call Volkswagen Assist: 1800 607 822   …