Time To Roam

North Coast Holiday Parks

With 23 properties in some of the most spectacular locations, North Coast Holiday Parks have long been familiar to travellers on the NSW East Coast. A breath of fresh air in an industry of jumping pillows and supersized parks, they encourage ... [Read More]
May 28, 2017

Review: Supreme 19’6 Classic Tourer

By Rod Bruem Sizing up the right new caravan to buy is a bit like the old Goldilocks and the Three Bears scenario. You don’t want one too big for your needs, spending more than you need to and ending up with something overly onerous to ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Windsor Rapid RA5015 – Caravan Review

by Rod Bruem When disco and denim became popular back in the mid 1970s, so too did the great Aussie pop top. Fast forward 40 years and these hybrid RVs – part tent – part caravan - still hold a significant niche in the Australian RV ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Traveller Obsession 21′ – Caravan Review

By James Field RRP: $92,990 (from Hinterland Caravans) George Andonovski started building caravans close to 40 years ago, launching Traveller Caravans back in 1984. Four years ago the company moved into a new purpose built factory in ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Coromal Appeal AP554s – Caravan Review

RRP $41 500 Review by James Field We could make all sorts of puns about the Coromal Appeal “appealing” to wider market. The fact is the latest compact ensuite caravan from the WA-based manufacturer really does inject a new level of ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Supreme Anniversary 2160 RTR – Caravan Review

The ultimate birthday gift  Supreme comes to the 30th party with a heap of extras By Rod Bruem It’s fairly common practice these days for kids to go to a birthday party and leave with a “gift bag” of their own. Isn’t it about ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Sportscruiser 1800 Cross Country – Caravan Review

It’s all about the bathroom Sexy Sportscruiser reinvented the go-anywhere retro chic caravan. Now it’s had an upgrade to satisfy buyer demands for a bigger ensuite. By Rod Bruem Of all the caravans we’ve reviewed, Sportscsruiser has ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Jayco Silverline – Caravan Review

The tale of two Jayco Silverlines “We liked the product so much we bought it twice” How Australia’s top selling luxury caravan has been made even better.   By Cathy Wagner What, another new van?  This was the catchcry of our ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Rare photos from caravan industry pioneer

Phoenix Caravans Founder, Jeff Chrisfield, opens up his vault from the 1950s onward.  Jeff and his father Bill were prominent post-war manufacturers in Melbourne and helped establish Australia's Caravan Industry Association. For the full ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017

Vintage 1936 Plywood Caravan Restoration – Ol’ 36

Vintage caravan enthusiasts Bob and Yvonne Kerr have restored a number of beauties over the years. Their latest caravan, a rare and mysterious jewel from the 1930s, has proved to be the most interesting reno rescue of all.   Where did you ... [Read More]
May 27, 2017