Blog 2018-12-07T21:42:44+00:00

Caravanning Blog & News

What’s the best way to manoeuvre your caravan while at home?

One of the trickiest parts of owning a caravan is dealing with it when your get home, as manoeuvring and storing your van can prove quite difficult, even for the most experienced caravanners. [...]

Water management when travelling

Free camping is quickly becoming our favourite way to camp, but learning how to maintain enough water while on the road is quite a process... Trying to conserve water while camping can [...]

Increasing the efficiency of your 3-Way fridge

It seems Australian summer time temperatures are forever on the increase. With so many of us heading off on our caravanning adventures during the warmer months, keeping our fridges cold is absolutely critical. [...]

The importance of correct tyre pressure in caravans

Correct tyre pressures are vital for getting the best performance from your car and caravan. But what pressure should we set our tyres? Unfortunately, there is no single answer, as it depends [...]

What’s better…. a Single or Tandem Axle?

This is obviously a complex issue and is very much about personal preference more than any particular technical aspect. At the end of the day one is not better than the other, they [...]

What to look for when buying a Second Hand Caravan

Buying a used caravan can be tricky, so here are some tips on what to look out for, so your bargain second-hand purchase doesn't turn out to be a ‘lemon’. Deciding that you are going [...]

Preparing your Car for towing a Caravan

Here are a few car modifications to make your towing venture as hassle free and as easy as possible.

Queensland Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow

The 2019 Queensland Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow, the industry’s official event, will be held at the Brisbane Showgrounds from 5 – 10 June.

Mackay Home Show & Caravan Camping Expo

The Mackay Expo is an impressive caravan and camping show, where true outdoor lovers can compare prices, inspect caravan interiors and discover the latest products made to improve your camping experience in 2019.

Cairns Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo

The Cairns Expo is the region’s largest event of its kind, showcasing the latest products and services for our homes, lifestyles and outdoor adventure.

Travelling in a group versus travelling solo

There are many ways to travel while exploring this beautiful landscape of Australia in your caravan. Some choose to travel solo whilst others like to travel in a group. Whether you choose to [...]

AL-KO’S Best Aussie Vans 2018: Marvel Sea Breeze Sport 18

Review by Tim van Duyl - 05.02.19 A tough offroader with a tiny price, Marvel's sensational Sea Breeze Sport was judged Best Value for Money caravan at BAV 2018 and scooped the under $65K category [...]