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.

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

RAM 1500 Comes to Australia – Price and Specs

The head brass of RAM Trucks Australia have made wild claims about the soon-to-be released RAM 1500, the more reasonably sized pick-up truck from America. “This vehicle drives like a passenger car,” said National Product & Service Manager ... [Read More]
June 12, 2018

Review – Horizon Motorhomes Waratah 4×4

I was concerned driving such a large vehicle onto Killick Beach, north of Crescent Head. I’m no stranger to driving on beaches, or even driving on this particular one. Maybe it’s the thought of taking $200,000 worth of campervan into an area ... [Read More]
June 7, 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