Caravan Reviews

Unbiased Caravan Reviews

Time to Roam’s unbiased caravan reviews are carried out by experts in the field who are committed to providing accurate and trustworthy information for those looking for a new caravan, pop-top or off-road van include reviews of Jayco Caravans, Coromal Caravans, Windsor Caravans and many more. They’re always conducted in real-to-life situations by people who actually camp and caravan themselves. The list is constantly growing, so check back whenever you can.

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Caravan Review – Avida Rock Family Bunk Van

Avida, still a family run company after more than 50 years (although formerly known as Freeway Campers and then Winnebago) has long been one of Australia’s foremost builders of caravans, campers, slide-ons and motorhomes. However, in all that time ... [Read More]
August 7, 2018

Caravan Review – New Age Manta Ray

New Age Caravans has always been well known for its contemporary design, stunning interiors and good value vans. The company has undergone a significant amount of change over the last 12 months, though, which includes significant investment from the ... [Read More]
August 7, 2018

What To Do If You Get A Lemon Caravan

New caravans and campers in Australia are being registered and trundled out onto the road in ever increasing numbers in pursuit of the Australian nomadic dream. You don’t need grey hair to do it. Heads of all colours are chasing their horizons. ... [Read More]
August 7, 2018

ROAM Issue 34 – Read It Online

Want to know why Roothy would never buy a caravan (and what he'd do the grey-nomad-thing in instead), or how to tow or drive anything into the outback and back out again? Interested in touring West Oz, but don't want to spend a fortune doing it? ... [Read More]
July 31, 2018

Trail’s Hybrid 15-footer on Show

From the same people who bring English built Swift Caravans into Australia comes the Trail RV Hybrid, an Aussie-built micro off-road caravan they hope will find its way into a few of Australia's more remote campsites. This is the smallest of the ... [Read More]
June 13, 2018

Jayco Launches Updated Work’N’Play Range – Review

Do you rememeber the Jayco Xplo, a bizarre, full off-road concept toy hauler that fortunately never saw the light of day? Well, it seems Jayco’s taken a few lessons from it and applied them to the updated, relaunched Work’N’Play range, it’s ... [Read More]
June 7, 2018

Avida Launches Full Off-road Caravan

Avida, one of Australia’s longest standing motorhome and caravan manufacturers, has unveiled a dedicated off-road caravan, over and above its semi-off-road range of Multi-Terrain caravans. Called the Rock, it’s initially available in a 20-foot ... [Read More]
June 6, 2018

ROAM Issue 33 – Read It Online

This issue we delve into the history of off-road caravans in Australia, and trace it all back to the first off-road caravan trip in 1896. And if you think that's an interesting history, you'll think the next one is sh*t. We look into the rise of the ... [Read More]
May 25, 2018

Video Review – Winnebago Burke C

In my mind there’s an ideal size and layout for a caravan built for two doing an extended trip of Australia. There’s not a lot of criteria to it either. It’s something that’s around 16 to 18 feet long, is easy to manage, both on the highway ... [Read More]
April 4, 2018

Caravan Review – Jayco Expanda 16.49-3 Outback

When friends of mine started planning a six-month trip of Australia with their young family – taking their kids out of school for a couple of terms to bolster their educations with some amazing experiences – they asked me for a shortlist of ... [Read More]
December 6, 2017