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.

Review – Feldon Shelter Crows Nest Extended

When rooftop tents first became a thing, they were mostly built by small, specialist canvas workers who had a passion for camping themselves – think Mr Swagman, owned by former 4WD Monthly deputy editor Mark Allen, or Shipp Shape, invented by ... [Read More]
April 2, 2019

Redarc Redvision Review

I know plenty of media has already reviewed and praised the Redarc Redvision system, but I’ve been hesitating until I’d used it in a handful of campers and caravans and really got my head around it. I think I finally have. Redvision is the ... [Read More]
April 2, 2019

100 Things To See In The Kimberley – Book Review

The Kimberley is nearly twice the size of Victoria, which means going there without a guide of some sort probably means missing the best of it. It's also one of Australia’s most sparsely populated and visited regions – only half the people that ... [Read More]
March 26, 2019

Caravan Review – Viscount V2

If you knew next-to-nothing about caravans, there’s a good chance the ‘next-to’ would be the name Viscount. At one time it was a powerhouse in Australian manufacturing, producing seven out of every 10 caravans on the market. It even owned the ... [Read More]
March 16, 2019

Motorhome Review – Winnebago Coogee

Winnebago, under the supervision of Apollo Motorhome Holidays in Australia, has been kicking a lot of goals lately. It’s listed itself on the Australian stock exchange, bought a large share of peer-to-peer caravan hire business, Camplify, bought ... [Read More]
February 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

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