Nova Caravansvideo

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...
Winnebago Caravansvideo

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...
motorhome

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...
Savannah Way

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...
snake

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...
Fraser Island

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...
Avida Birdsvillevideo

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...

Kershaw Camping Kiboshed

RV camping at Kershaw Gardens in Rockhampton, Qld, is no longer allowed. On November 15, the Planning and Environment Court ruled against Rockhampton Regional Council, finding that the use of the site for RV camping...
Oz Cruiservideo

Review: Oz Cruiser Explorer 1760

Large vans replete with all the gear are appealing, but I usually prefer compact rigs. I’m not opposed to being comfortable, so if that compact van has a bathroom, an internal kitchen and a...
Nullarbor

The Treeless Plain

Well, Yemmy made it to Denmark, WA, and back but has since had a gearbox transplant because he was having a ‘flare’ when changing between second and third. My friend, Eric, used a gearbox...