Top 10 Tropical Beaches for Wet Season Escapes

Summer is an excellent time to beach-hop the tropics from Townsville to Weipa, because when the crowds flee south with the first rains, all these top beachfront camps, rainforested waterholes and barramundi fishing spots become exclusively yours.

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Bushwakka Bhoma Review

21 November 2019

The Bushwakka Bhoma doesn’t stray far from its South African roots. During Camper’s time scooting about the hot, arid bush, the Bhoma, at rest, was bright and fresh like a cool savannah breeze and at play, tough as a rampaging elephant.

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Bluewater Lachlan Review

21 November 2019

Its name may conjures images of cleanliness and refined finish, and that’s spot-on; but truth be told, this six-berth forward fold slide camper, with its huge airy interior, offroad dimensions and quality components, is simply begging for a coat of mud.

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Lumberjack Sheoak Review

21 November 2019

The Lumberjack Sheoak is an absolute featherweight, requiring no set-up and costing $23,999. On its way to remote bush locations, it completely bypasses three common problems — weight, set-up time and price. Good times only!

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Furrion LIT Bluetooth Speaker Review

13 November 2019

The Furrion LIT bluetooth speaker can play the soundtrack of any camping adventure, thanks to its hardy construction, convenient portability and impressive quality of sound.

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Patriot Campers Now Dealing in Mongolia

Patriot Campers will now be up for sale in Ulaanbaatar, as the company continues its growth into international markets.

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Domestic Camping Economy Continues to Grow

The 13 million domestic camping trips Australians made last financial year have driven a record-breaking $7 billion into our regions.

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New Trailer Building Laws Previewed

The Road Vehicle Safety Act is materialising, with the ‘Vehicle Standards Bulletin 1’ being opened to public comment in September. The bulletin revealed some relatively minor changes to how trailer manufacturers will have to go about their business.

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Government Permits Towing Upgrades in SA

South Australian 4x4 owners will now be able to have the GCM and GVM of their vehicles professionally upgraded, liberating them to bring everything they need on their offroad travels.

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Top 10 Tropical Beaches for Wet Season Escapes

19 December 2019

Summer is an excellent time to beach-hop the tropics from Townsville to Weipa, because when the crowds flee south with the first rains, all these top beachfront camps, rainforested waterholes and barramundi fishing spots become exclusively yours.

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The true apex predator.  Unlike the croc, which favours barramundi, its prey is data

How I Scored a Seat on Hema’s Map Patrol

17 October 2019

Sitting in the hot-seat of a Hema vehicle, 4WDing for a living, might seem like the dream job, but what does the mapping work actually involve on a day-to-day level? And what does it take to score the gig?

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