Sunliner Caravans

ROAM’s vintage caravan pop-up museum

As early as 1971, the Sydney Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow has been putting on displays of vintage caravans so visitors can reminisce and wonder about how things were done in times past. At that show, the organisers gathered together an American ... [Read More]
April 11, 2018

5 Vintage Caravans or Campers you Should Have Bought Five (or 50) years ago

It’s always easy to look back in hindsight at our purchasing decisions. When I was younger and first started buying cars, I owned an array of what could only be described as shitboxes, all of which are now treasured classics, where even the worst ... [Read More]
April 10, 2018

Classic Collector: Richard Potter

Richard Potter owns one of Australia’s most extensive collections of vintage caravans and cars. As with many Australians, the Wollongong home builder’s passion for caravans goes back to childhood and fond recollections of family vacations.... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

Pristine Sunliner, one family owner

Phyllis and John Gibling were married in 1959 and the following year purchased the latest Sunliner caravan.  Sunliners are hugely popular with vintage caravan enthusiasts, but the Gibling’s van and its story really stands out. Not only have ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017

The Rise and Fall of Sunliner Caravans

The story behind the rise and fall of the Sunliner – Australia’s first fibreglass caravan. Bert Tickner was barely a teenager when he left school, so it’s hard to believe he went on to design and manufacture one of the most sophisticated ... [Read More]
May 6, 2017