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Review: Malibu Caravans Escape

The Tango Escape is now the Malibu Caravans Escape. It’s still an Escape, and it’s still all about the escape. Until recently, this range of vans was built for Tango Caravans, a small outfit in...
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Review: Nova Caravans Terra Sportz Offroader

In 2012, Nova Caravans released its first offroad caravan, taking this writer by surprise. Nova, you see, had long been known as a reputable builder of highway cruisers and I’d assumed at the time...
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Review: Winnebago Caravans Mossman X-Country

There are two kinds of surprises: the pleasant ones, and the ones that leave a bad taste. It had been, I’m embarrassed to write, a number of years since I had taken a really good...
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Caught napping!

I was getting ready to do the washing when a ping told me I had an email. Oh dear – it was the editor asking for my column and I hadn't written a word! So...
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Savannah Way Road Trip

Like many people who travel around Australia as often and for as long as possible, we started with a tent and ended up with a caravan. Of everything in between, our Jayco Swan Outback...
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Snake!

Great green snakes, slithering black and red snakes, frightening brown snakes and constricting pythons, they all have every one of us caught in a sea of fear, chilled to the bone at the very...
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Review: Bushranger Joey

Offroad vans come in various shapes and sizes, but some are so large that the idea of tackling tight tracks seems a bridge too far. That’s where the Bushranger Joey comes in. Not only...
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Fraser Island Under Pressure

It is the biggest, and possibly the most beautiful, sand island in the world. Its freshwater perched lakes include the largest (Boomanjin at about 200ha), some of the highest (Boomerang Lakes at 120m) and...
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New Vehicle Laws Welcomed

Australia has a new regulatory framework governing the importation and local production of vehicles, including RVs of all types. The Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (RVSA) passed the Australian Senate on November 27, which was...
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Review: 2019 Avida Birdsville

Avida has released its Birdsville motorhome with 2019 updates and we wasted no time climbing aboard for a test drive. It’s large, spacious and – perhaps best of all – it can be driven...