Walking In Wintertime
Walking in Wintertime

When the weather becomes colder the forests start to sing! Walking in wintertime is one of the best ways to connect with the world around. Across the Otway National parks there are many lovely trails and here are our top 5. 1.Currawong Falls Track – This track is moderate in difficulty, it takes you along the …

Mother’s Day

Here is our Mother’s Day gift guide for all the coolest mums in the wild. We have collated a bunch of gifts that we would be thrilled to receive so why not give these a-go when searching for presents. Travel bags- For the mums with an adventurous side. 2. Flat pack fire-pit and grill- For …

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Winter camping ideas around Victoria

Coming into the colder parts of the year we thought we would give you a few winter camping ideas on our favourite places, some that just makes the trees sing. Here are our top 3 places to head over this winter season: located in Errinundra National Park, 7 hours away from Melbourne making it easy …

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Campervan Cooking

We love mess-free campervan cooking ideas! Here’s one of our favourite’s, ideal for cooking in your van.  This meal is a simple one to make and requires little cleaning up. 1 pot Pasta: Ingredients: 1 zucchini 4 oz. cherry tomatoes 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon oil 4 oz. pasta 1 teaspoon salt 2 oz. goat cheese Lemon juice, optional Instructions Slice the zucchini into 1 cm slices. Cut the …

Bronwyn’s Camping Essentials 

Sales Manager Bronwyn camps with her littlies, so her camping essential list might look familiar to the parents out there!  Check out her top 5 essential items for family camping trips.   An umbrella & raincoat The last thing you want to do when it’s pouring rain is run to the loo and get soaking wet! …

Camping Essentials with Kerrie

Kerrie is here to share her camping essentials! She is Achtung Camper’s woman of all trades. She is our in-house accounts and inventory manager, but you’ll often find her out back in the workshop helping the team build our awesome campervans and motorhomes.   She camps with three (not so little) kids, so her family …

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Tips for Hiking while Campervanning

One of our all-time favourite activities on the road is hiking. It’s such a great activity because the bar to entry is relatively low. All you really need for hiking while campervanning is a good attitude and a willingness to hop on board the heel toe express!   When travelling to new areas it can …

Camping with Dogs
Top 5 Tips for Camping with Dogs

Campervanning with your dog is easy if you’re well-prepared. We’ve compiled a list of our top 5 tips for camping with dogs. Many Achtung Campers love to travel with their beloved fur babies. Who wouldn’t? They are a part of the family after all. When you are taking off on a long bout of travel, …

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Best Way to Boil Water on the Road

One of the questions we get asked often by new Achtung Campers is how best to boil water on the road. Of course, depending on what you’re needing the water for you can always use the stove top. But if you’re just wanting a quick cuppa you may not have the energy to pull out …

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New Normals in Campervan Travel

Is anyone else having a hard time believing that its almost December?! After having spent a good amount of time at home in lockdowns, we’re itching for campervan travel around our beautiful country again! As some of Australia begins to reopen, you might already be mapping out your next camper van trip (how exciting!). But with …

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Claudia’s Camping Essentials

Claudia is our Human Resources star at Achtung Camper. She takes amazing care of our people in the shop and brings that same energy to her camping trips! Here are her top 5 camping essentials for when she hits the road.   Mosquito repellent and itchy cream  You want to enjoy the afternoons even if …

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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 …