Achtung Camper Principles of Vanning
The Achtung Camper Principles of Vanning

Click here to download the principles that drive the design, build and ethos behind the company – THE ACHTUNG CAMPER PRINCIPLES OF VANNING …

Enjoying Forrest Campground
CAMPING REVIEW – FORREST, VICTORIA

We recently had the pleasure of camping in Forrest for a long weekend. We stayed one night in each camping spot to check them both out. The Town – Forrest has enough attractions for a weekend away: Lake Elizabeth, a nice easy walk around the majestic lake. Lots of hiking trails. Mountain biking rails. This …

Thule Trash Bin
The Thule camping rubbish bin

That’s right, I’ve written a whole blog post about a rubbish bin. Am I crazy? You decide… If you’re a free camping or national park camping enthusiast then you’ll understand the importance of rubbish removal in campervan travel, because you’ll have experienced THIS along the way… Waking up in the morning to find your rubbish …

De Solv It
HELP! I’VE GOT A MASSIVE RED WINE STAIN ON MY ROCK AND ROLL BED

Relax. It’s going to be ok. Sit down and have a glass of wine. RELAX! There’s only one thing you have to do: Head to the closest Bunnings or Officeworks and buy a spray bottle of De-solv-it. It’s a clear plastic bottle with a blue navy and a picture of an orange on it. Next, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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Camping essentials – the products you need for your trip

So you’ve looked at caravans and campervans for sale, you’ve bought your mode of transport and mapped out your route. What next? No matter where you are going or what your camping style, don’t leave home without these products! o 2 x camping chairs (preferably the ones that fold together to store in a thin …

Camping
Caravan Park Camping VS National Park/Free Camping

We love National Park camping, but that’s just us. We also have a lot of clients who will only stay in the comfort of Caravan Parks and I do have to admit, the lure of a hot shower and a camping kitchen close by to wash my dishes in is often very appealing. Here we …

Folding bucket
Free Camping essentials

This is our ultimate list of free camping necessities for those planning on doing some isolated bush camping: Lighting: a good lamp for continuing your outside activities after dark is essential. Torches: we seem to have an obsession with torches. We have x4 in our campervan; 2 tiny ones easily accessible from the bed for …