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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Achtung Camper Vanning Adventurers – Part 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 …

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THE MOST PERFECT CAMPING SPOT IN THE WORLD…

… Like a good recipe or the perfect holiday, the perfect camping spot 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 these components are …

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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. Here goes!   Head Torch A big must have camping accessory! Perfect for finding your way around …

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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 J  Reusable stainless …

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Tania’s Top 5 Camping Essentials

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 the kitchen sink to clean your face at the end of the day to wash your face properly.    Tinted (minimum) SPF 30+ face moisturiser  …

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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! …

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What is there to do at night 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 …

HOT 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. Ask reception staff to mark any spots that are available for your stay on a park …

WHAT TO AVOID WHEN LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT CAMPING SPOT 

Here’s our checklist, 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 overnight?  Is there a local police station? The signs say No Parking …

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 neighbours, here’s why:  Feedback  Check wiki camp for up …