On the Road

The Canning Stock Route and the Overland Telegraph Track

Two of the best-known and most impressive routes in Australia’s history are the Western Australia’s Canning Stock Route and the Overland Telegraph Track, between Adelaide and Darwin. During the 1890s, the discovery of gold near Kalgoorlie in southern Western Australia led to a rise in the region’s population, meaning that pastoralists working in the Kimberley … Continued

Caravanning water storage options

Water – it’s one of those things you don’t often have to think about, but when you’re travelling long distances and for days at a time, it’s something you can’t afford to forget. Modular, fixed water tanks Unlike ordinary water tanks, modular tanks come with the advantage of being connected to multiple tanks, allowing a … Continued

Test your mettle between Broome and James Price Point

This winter, test your four-wheel driving skills on one of the most challenging, but most beautiful, tracks in Western Australia. The trip between Broom and James Price point features sublime ocean and coastline scenery, and a strikingly vivid combination of nature’s brightest colours, including red cliffs against pure white sand and the electrifying blue of … Continued

Fit out your caravan to fit more in!

Custom interior storage Built-in custom storage is a worthwhile long-term investment for frequent caravanners that will make you the master of setting up and repacking your camp site. Particularly impressive are custom shelves fitted under beds, subdivided drawers to keep even the most breakable glasses from rattling, and lift-out compartments that blend seamlessly into walls. … Continued

Caravanning add-ons for happy travels

Caravanning gives you an unbeatable sense of freedom and it’s a fantastic way to learn about the great variety of life across Australia. While there is a lot to love about life on the road, if you scrimp on accessories, you might find yourself longing for the comforts of home a little sooner than expected. … Continued

Four caravan towing safety tips

Even if you’re a confident driver, hitching a 3000-kilogram van to your car does dramatically change the way a vehicle handles. Here are our top tips for safe towing. 1. Take a towing course The first thing to do is to put your ego aside and sign up for a towing course. The best ones … Continued

Autumn in-season food guide

This autumn, keep an eye out for what’s in season while you’re on the road. Grapes Autumn is when these more-ish fruits come into abundance, and it’s easy to eat a whole bunch if you’re not careful! Grapes are the perfect snack for when you’re on the road and need a bit of a natural … Continued

The Great Tropical Drive

The Great Tropical Drive is the ultimate adventure road trip: this internationally renowned self-drive tour features immaculate beaches, fascinating heritage towns and some of the oldest continually surviving rainforests on earth. Cairns to Cooktown Your journey starts in Cairns, where you can choose between no less than eight beaches, all within close proximity to World … Continued

A quick drive down the Great Ocean Road

There’s nothing better than hitting the road for a few days and letting the salty breeze tousle your hair as you wind along Victoria’s most iconic road. Here’s a just a sample of what a drive down the iconic route has to offer. If you’re leaving from Melbourne, take a quick detour and turn off … Continued

Accessories for a comfortable road trip

For many holiday-makers, the caravan is a home away from home: a chance to escape the familiar routine and take in the sights without the distractions of home. But as much fun as it can be living between your caravan’s limits and the open road, halfway through your trip, you may realise there was something … Continued

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