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Kimberley Kampers Resurrected Again, For Real, Hopefully

Kimberley Kampers is back from the dead, again, I hope (because every other time I've said so, the news has changed not long after!). After months of negotiations over the intellectual property of the brand, a former dealer, James Cockburn, working ... [Read More]
January 12, 2019

Book Review – Explore Australia by Caravan and Motorhome (6th Ed.)

Can the author of his own book write a balanced review of it? Probably not. I've known the author of Explore Australia by Caravan and Motorhome (6th Ed.) all his life, and I have to say, I’ve never met a more humble, good-looking or talented ... [Read More]
December 11, 2018

Free Camping in Rocky Comes to an End

Caravanning Queensland has won a legal battle in the Planning and Environment Court against Rockhampton Regional Council to have the free camping area in Kershaw Gardens closed down. In its statment, Caravan Queensland has said – "In late 2017 ... [Read More]
November 16, 2018

Two Caravan Builders On The Ropes In One Week

Victorian caravan manufacturer, Billabong Custom Caravans has been placed in to administration and Diamond Caravans, also from Victoria, has entered liquidation this week. This comes just weeks after NSW-based Ultimate Campers was put into voluntary ... [Read More]
October 25, 2018

Ballina RV Dealer Continues Winning Awards

Ballina Campervans, Motorhomes & Caravans (BCMC) continues to dial up the volume on its business success this year – being recognised on both a local and a national level. Not only was it the winner of the ‘Business Excellence’ award at ... [Read More]
October 23, 2018

Top Gong for Tweed Coast Park – Again

The Tweed Coast’s top family holiday destination – Tweed Coast Holiday Parks Kingscliff Beach, has taken home the award for ‘Best of the Best NSW Holiday Park’ and the ‘Best Holiday Park North Coast’ held at the recent  2018 Caravan ... [Read More]
October 23, 2018

Generator Etiquette – How Not to Be Hated At Camp

There are three main ways to get power to your caravan’s batteries while at camp, and two of them are generally a set-and-forget solution. Plugging into mains power at a powered campsite is a simple as avoiding the red-back spider that’s made ... [Read More]
October 19, 2018

How to Reverse Your Caravan Like a Pro

There are a few things in the world of caravanning that show you’ve made it – things that announce to the nomadic fraternity that you’re part of the gang; the real deal; someone worth having happy hour with. Not washing your feet in the ... [Read More]
October 18, 2018

Young Family Raffling Their Café to Caravan Around Australia

A young family of four on Phillip Island is raffling off their successful cafe so they can travel Australia by caravan. Laura and Matt McNamara, who have two young kids (Frankie, 4 and Myles, 2), established Island Whole Foods back in 2015, but want ... [Read More]
October 15, 2018

Breaking News – Ultimate Campers enters Voluntary Administration

The Australian camper trailer manufacturing industry suffered another blow today with iconic brand Ultimate Campers placed into voluntary administration. The company, based on the NSW South Coast at Moruya, and started off by Michael and Wendy ... [Read More]
October 10, 2018