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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 …

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 …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …