On the Road

Joining a caravan club

Usually encompassing a group of caravanning enthusiasts comprising families with children, caravan clubs are your go-to place for everything caravans. Above all else, caravan clubs love a social event – and they’re usually all over the country! It gives old and new members the chance to mingle and share stories, and for those with the … Continued

Your home away from home

Whether you’re embarking on a Big Lap trip around Australia, or partaking in caravanning journeys intermittently throughout the year, making your caravan feel more homely has a plethora of benefits. Doona covers and quilts Nothing quite beats the feeling of being snuggled underneath your favourite doona. So, why not bring this to your caravan when … Continued

Exercising your right to move!

Here are some exercises and activities for you to do on the road to prevent stiffness, injury, and help keep up your overall health and wellbeing: Exercises in the car This may sound silly, but simply flexing your muscles in the seat of your car while driving is surprisingly effective. While we only encourage you … Continued

Preparing for a winter escape

Winter is coming! It may not be as brutal as what Jon Snow experienced in Game of Thrones, but it’s nevertheless important we’re prepared for he cooler months. Setting out on the road during winter requires careful planning to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip, and to make things easier for you, we’ve brought you … Continued

Pack for the outback

Bush camping is the perfect opportunity to get away from the stresses of the city. In this day and age, you don’t need to leave behind your creature comforts. Make sure that the trip runs smoothly by packing the right selection of gadgets and gear. Here are some of Caravanning Australia’s suggestions for camping accessories … Continued

The ultimate guide to four-wheel driving

It goes without saying that if you’re about to embark on a four-wheel drive adventure into the Australian outback, then your vehicle needs to be in tip-top shape. So here are a few things to think about before you embark on your adventure: The vehicle About three to four weeks before you leave, make sure … Continued

Stay plugged in

Every traveller knows how important battery power is when hitting the road. Energy is needed to do all sorts of important things – keeping your brews cold, charging electronic devices and appliances, or using navigation apps on your phone. Not all set ups are equal though, and everyone has different energy needs. Tailor your battery … Continued

Caravans or camper trailers?

We live in an expansive country with so much to see and explore, so what’s the best way to explore its never-ending beauty? Caravans When looking at which ones to buy, caravans are typically organised into two categories: pop-tops and ‘full’ caravans. The pop-top roof design was popularised in the 1970s during a fuel crisis, … Continued

Beach safety 101

Before you hit the road and head to the closest coastline, take some time to brush up on your beach safety so you can keep enjoying the beach all summer long! Here are our top tips on staying safe this summer: Where to swim An important first step in ensuring a safe and fun beach … Continued

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