Supershow Standouts!

The Victorian Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow brought out the best of the Australian RV manufacturing industry. Melbourne Showgrounds once again turned into a temporary 19-hectare sea of new caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, gear...

Victorian Caravanning Guide

Caravanning in Victoria means at least two places: Wilsons Promontory and the Great Ocean Road. Victoria has no shortage of beautiful destinations to visit, but these two are usually on the top of the...

Barkly Highway Touring

Do you want to experience the diversity of Australia? Here is a trip that will cover the magnificent ocean, the mountains, the dry outback and a long, straight road running from one state to...

Caravanning Pigs

Take it in. Take it out. It’s not difficult. Not too long ago, I was caravanning in the outback when I came across a brewery’s worth of beer bottles scattered across the otherwise pristine landscape....

Outback Tracks

Three tracks, three pubs, three time zones, three weeks, three kids, three dogs, two states and a territory. Could it be done? You bet it could. Our plan was to travel travel from Lyndhurst to...

Ultimate Xterran Life

The first Ultimate camper trailer we ever saw was in the Kimberley about 17 years ago. It came around a bend on an unsealed road, leaving Steve and I gasping and wondering what on...

Budget and Free Camps

If you are heading north to escape the southern chill this winter, here are some free and cheap camps from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast to Townsville. Let’s start at Caboolture. CABOOLTURE SHOWGROUNDS This is a cheap and...

Quick Guide: The Great Central Road

The Great Central Road is more than Australia’s longest shortcut. This mostly unsealed road is 1126km long and connects Yulara, NT, to Laverton, WA. Permits are required to travel on this road and to view...
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Three Cheers For Chiltern

I know that feeling. You’ve heaped a sizeable chunk of your hard-earned cash onto an RV, you’ve got all the gear, you’ve poured over the road atlas, the dog is in the carport sitting...

Offroad Caravans: Limitations and Warranty

When is an offroad caravan not an offroad caravan? According to some of Australia’s best-known offroad caravan manufacturers, a genuine offroad van will be purpose-built for such duties. And, yes, it’s only logical. But...