Camping meal
WHAT FOOD DO WE PACK FOR A CAMPING TRIP?

People are often asking, what do WE pack when we go on a campervanning trip? We’ve done it so many times that the food we take camping is pretty much always the same, and allows for easy (and healthy!) meals without having to visit a supermarket for at least 4 days after leaving home. It’s …

Campervans for sale in Melbourne
VW CAMPERVANS FOR SALE MELBOURNE

Looking for VW campervans for sale in Melbourne? We don’t currently know of any companies that have VW campervans for sale directly in Melbourne.  Your best bet is to 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 campervans …

camping during school holidays
HELP I want to go camping over a long weekend or school holiday period

Not to worry, there are still PLENTY of amazing spots you can park your campervan and camp during a long weekend, but you’ll have to think more free camping than paid Caravan Parks and be OK with camping without facilities other than what you BYO. Here are some ideas on how to find a good …

Campervans for sale in Adelaide
VW CAMPERVANS FOR SALE ADELAIDE

Looking for VW campervans for sale in Adelaide? We don’t currently know of any companies that have VW campervans for sale in Adelaide.  If you don’t plan on travelling out of the state your best bet is to visit caravancampingsales.com.au with his the caravan and campervan arm of the well known carsales.com.au website.  Browse through any …

Campervan awning
All about awnings

Awnings – do you need one, when do we use our awning and what options are there? Let’s first discuss the wind out awnings permanently attached to your van such as the Fiamma or Dometic awnings we fit to our campervans. These are handy to have however their use is more limited than most people …

Motorhomes for sale
CAMPERVANS FOR SALE IN NSW

Looking for a campervan for sale in NSW?   The two main players in Sydney: Frontline and Trakka both sell VW campervans. Your other option if you don’t plan on travelling out of the state is to visit caravancampingsales.com.au and browse through any local options for new or used campervans for sale. Although it’s ok to …

VW T5 campervan
The New VW T6 Campervan (and how it differs to the T5)

Thinking of getting a new VW T6 Campervan (or buying a VW T6 for a campervan conversion) but want to know the differences between the VW T6 and older model the VW T5? We’ve gone direct to the source and interviewed our local VW salesman to find out, in simple, non-technical language. – Cosmetically the …

Camping in the rain
HELP! I’M CAMPING AND THE WEATHER IS BAD FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE

Camping in bad weather – it’s The Worst!  We’ve been stuck more than a few times with only a week or two of cherished holiday time, a campervan and BAD WEATHER. So what to do when your stuck camping and the weather is bad? Will you stay or will you go? As weather predictions are …

camping essentials
How to buy a campervan in Australia

By the time people come to us for a conversion they’ve pretty much worked out how to buy a campervan in Australia but there are other options available that many might not be aware of. The question of budget really determines what options are available to you when looking to buy a campervan in Australia, …

Campervan accessories – websites and shops to check out when shopping for your campervan

You’ve got your campervan but now you need the accessories! Where to start? We’ve put together a list of the best value shops and websites to check out before you start your journey. Justkampers.com.au This is a UK based VW campervan accessory online shop that has EVERYTHING you need and more. Now with an Australian …

Jervis Bay
Our number 1 Australian camping spot is…

It’s the blog you’ve all been waiting for – our number 1 favourite camping spot of all time! And the winner is…..Green Patch in Jervis Bay, NSW. This oasis is 2 hours south of Sydney, has amazing mountain bike and hiking tracks and the most beautiful beach we’ve ever seen. Picture white sand, green blue …

Campervan
How does the leisure battery work in my campervan?

With an Achtung Camper campervan you will be fitted with a second leisure battery to run your campervan electrics from.  This works automatically and ensures that your main car battery will never run flat.    The leisure battery automatically charges whenever the car is running. When stopping somewhere without power for a few days in your …