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CAMPING

Tents, Swags, Camper trailers, Slide-ons, Roof Top Tents and Camping Gear

If your camping arrangement doesn’t work you won’t have a happy 4WD experience, so we’ve highlighted the pros and cons of different camping possibilities. Some people are happy towing a camper trailer; others prefer a campervan or a slide-on camper and many reckon a tent or swag is the go. Then there’s the question of camping gear; awnings, refrigeration, power, lighting and more – it’s all covered in our Camping pages. 

Check out our camper trailer, slide-on camper off-road caravan owners reviews. Contact us if you’d like to add your review; please note that you must own or have owned the camper or caravan that you review. 

LATEST ARTICLES

BUSH KITCHEN

Dometic fridge slide

Dometic fridge slide

Dometic has launched the CFX SLD95/100 slide that’s designed to mount Waeco CFX95DZW and CFX100W portable fridge/freezers.

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Dometic CFX upgrade

Dometic CFX upgrade

​Dometic has launched an improved Dometic Waeco CFX portable fridge range. Aligning with a new brand promise ‘Mobile living made easy’, Dometic Waeco CFX units now feature the latest WiFi technology, which allows you to control and monitor the temperature of your unit remotely via an app.

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BUYING ADVICE

Hybrid 4WDs are the future in Australia

Hybrid 4WDs are the future in Australia

Every vehicle maker is now committed to electrification in some form on all new models. For Australian-market 4WDs it’s a certainty that we’ll see ‘real’ 4WDs – vehicles with true off-road capability – in increasing numbers in the next two years.

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2WD or 4WD

2WD or 4WD

The success of the Peugeot 2008 DKR race machine in two Dakar events has prompted some off-road enthusiasts to suggest that there may be a place for a 2WD to challenge the accepted ability of a 4WD for off-road touring. It’s not that simple.

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CAMPING GEAR

In line water filter

In line water filter

There’s nothing worse than getting a load of crook water, so we’re always very fussy about the source of any water that we put into our camper tank – and we always filter as we fill.

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Black Wolf compact directors chair

Black Wolf compact directors chair

We prefer upright director-style camping chairs and we’ve finally found replacements for our aged OzTrail chairs. Black Wolf compact chairs are strong, fold up easily and have a lifetime warranty.

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CAMPERS SLIDE-ON

Zone Z-UEV canopy module

Zone RV is best known for its high-tech caravans, but the Queensland-based company has branched out into top-shelf canopy and rear skirt modules for utes and converted wagons.

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CAMPER TRAILERS

BRS Pursuit 2020 Platinum Limited edition model

Camperact plans to unveil the latest product from BRS Offroad at the Canberra Caravan, Camping and Lifestyle Expo on the 25th October 2019. This is a limited edition release from BRS Offroad that extends the Pursuit Platinum range.

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CAMPING – OWNER REVIEWS

Vista RV Crossover XL – Tony and Juana

Vista RV Crossover XL – Tony and Juana

Juana and Tony had planned a trip to the NT and the Kimberley but their plans changed dramatically when their old Patrol developed mechanical problems. They set up their Vista Crossover camper in a caravan park in Alice Springs and waited while the vehicle was repaired. That took two weeks out of the travel timetable and they weren’t sure what to do next. After a chance meeting with OTA’s Darrell and Linda White, the foursome spent the next two months touring together ……..

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POWER & LIGHTING

Rechargeable head torch comparison

Rechargeable head torch comparison

Like most campers, we used to carry AA and AAA batteries with us to power lights, CB radios and entertainment kit, but the increasing number of USB-rechargeable devices has changed that situation for the better. We checked out some quality, rechargeable head torches.

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Ledlenser rechargeable head torches

Ledlenser rechargeable head torches

The renowned German lighting product innovator, Ledlenser, has a range of rechargeable head torches. We chose two from the Zen Imports range to evaluate: the MH8 and the top-shelf H14R.2. Both can be recharged, or as back-up, can use AA batteries.

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TENTS & SWAGS

Inflatable tent and car-topper range

Inflatable tent and car-topper range

GentleTent is an Austrian-based company that now has representation in Australia. The GentleTent GT range consists of different air-inflatable models to suit most camping requirements.

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Backtrax hard-shell roof tent

Backtrax hard-shell roof tent

Roof tents can be a pain to erect and to pack away, but a hard-shell, electrically opening and closing unit eradicates all this hard work. We tested a Backtrax unit and were very impressed with it.

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