Interviews with celebrities who still prefer tents and caravans to five-star resorts, chats with campers looking after the environment in their own special way and stories from interesting folk travelling around Australia.

Meet the Murrumba Star

Graeme and Kim Bayne confess to being compulsive caravan collectors. Their four sons would use stronger language to describe the couple’s love for caravans and desire to collect them.  Both admit to being under strict orders not to buy any ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

Alan Stevens, Caravan Collector

The 1947 Don featured on our Feb/Mar 2014 cover, matched with a 1949 Austin Princess, are the pride of the fleet of vehicles in the collection of Alan Stevens. Alan is an avid collector of just about anything ranging from Ford Prefect and Anglia ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

Plonk the Floating Caravan

Is it a Caravan? Is it a boat? No, it’s Plonk! John Hogan fell in love with his compact 1994 Regal caravan four years ago, took it on two laps around Australia, then started making plans to build the ultimate “off road” vehicle. The idea ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

Twin Properts – Tammy and Ruby

A Laurieton couple has the rare honour of owning and restoring two Propert folding caravans. It started out as a hobby for the Gills when they retired and moved from Canberra back to their hometown of Laurieton NSW. The couple had grown up there, ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

Keen for Kombis

The soaring land formation known as the Nimbin Rocks provides a stunning backdrop for Lorraine and Andy Keen’s “treechange” home – and their pride of five retro Kombis and two caravans. The collection began when Lorraine was about to ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

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]
6 May 2017

Australia’s First Motorhomes

Gerhard Kaesler is credited for having built Australia’s first two motorhomes, both so rare and unique, they are kept behind glass in the South Australian towns of Goolwa and Nuriootpa. The closest living link to the pioneer inventor, Kaesler... [Read More]
6 May 2017

A life-long love affair with caravanning

When Pat and Lloyd Ridgway set off on their honeymoon in a classic 1950s Caravan, it was the start of a 60 year love affair with caravanning around Australia.  The Ridgway’s maiden voyage was no short trip. They headed down the south coast ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

The Amazing Propert Family – Caravan Inventors

A family of great inventors If you grew up in Australia in the 20th century, chances are your life has been made easier by a Propert. Folding Caravans are one of many treasured products designed and built by this inventive family. John and ... [Read More]
6 May 2017

The Model Maker

By Paul Howe Russell Walsh started making models of caravans as a teenager and now, many decades later, has one of the country’s biggest collections. His home in Magill Adelaide is a sight to behold as he continues to add to the bespoke ... [Read More]
10 March 2017