Reviews

Whether you are buying a caravan, camper trailer, motorhome or campervan – the choice can be staggering. Here we’ve got the best advice on which dream home on wheels is going to be best for your next adventure.

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

Redarc BCDC1250D DC to DC Charger Review

As the power needs of our four-wheel drives and caravans are increasing, so are the demands we are placing on our battery charging systems. Bigger batteries or larger battery banks need to be charged as fast and efficiently as ever, which is why ... [Read More]
November 22, 2018

Caravan Review – Adria Adora 612

While we were showing off a bunch of vintage caravans at the recent Sydney Caravan Camping Holiday Show, some friends of mine came past and asked if they should buy an Adria. I quizzed them briefly about what they wanted to do. They’ve got a ... [Read More]
November 22, 2018

Tested – RAM 1500 Laramie

Like many Aussies car fanatics, I’ve always loved the sound of big V8. Combine this with the practicality of a 4WD dual cab and the ability to tow over 3 tonne and I’m pretty much in automotive heaven. And while age, family responsibilities and ... [Read More]
September 5, 2018

Motorhome Review – Avida Birdsville

The gold-standard in caravans, at the moment, seems to be something with a massive ensuite at the rear, but when it comes to motorhomes, that's not quite so easy - because where then do you put the bed. You can't easily put it at the front, because ... [Read More]
August 8, 2018

Review – Redarc Tow Pro Elite

Electric brake controllers have come a long way since electric brakes were first introduced in the 1970s by the company that is now AL-KO. From the large and bulky boxes that sent a predefined amount of electricity to the brakes, no matter how much ... [Read More]
August 8, 2018

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

New Age Wayfinder – Quick Review

Earlier in the year, New Age Caravans, with the help of major shareholder Walkinshaw Automotive Group, showed off its rebirthed camper trailer - the Wayfinder, which replaces the Road Tripper, another camper trailer line the company released in ... [Read More]
June 19, 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