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EDITOR-AT-LARGE John Ford jford@emprisegroup.com.au FIELD EDITOR Malcolm Street PRODUCTION EDITOR Tyler Jefferson DEPUTY EDITORS Charlotte Long, Sinead Reilly PRODUCTION AND DESIGN MANAGER Danielle Beadman DESIGNERS Nicholas Ramsamy, Swathi Sankaran,
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Fast FACTS
NEED TO KNOW: From Normanton to Mataranka you’ll clock up around 1400km, most of it on corrugated unsealed roads. Although the route requires no technical 4WDing, you should expect water over causeways, especially early in the dry season. Carry ample
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World’s First Non-electric Heated Sleeping Bag
In preparation for the cooler months to come, Oztent Group have released the Redgum Hotspot Heated Sleeping Bag, the world’s first non-electric heat adjustable sleeping bag. The sleeping bag has been designed around six trademarked Hotspot pouches po
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Submit A Question For A Chance To Win!
We are giving away a copy of the BMPRO Hema Road + 4WD Atlas valued at $39.95! This handy spiral bound atlas features points of interest, caravan parks, campsites, rest areas, fuel and detailed 4WD tracks for your next trip. Just email your question
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Ataste Of The Tropics
Crossing the Daintree River is akin to crossing into another world. The air gets thicker, the foliage gets wilder, and the pace gets slower. This special geographical region in Far North Queensland is home to one of the oldest continually surviving r
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Fast Facts
The Daintree Rainforest covers approximately 1200 square kilometres and is Australia’s largest swathe of tropical rainforest. From the Daintree River, the area extends north to Cooktown and west to the Great Divide. A small, pretty town named Daintre
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Titan Partners With Parravans
Titan Caravan has announced the appointment of a NSW distributor for their range of off-grid hybrids, caravans and campers. Director of Titan, James Creswick, said he was excited to be adding to their interstate dealerships for his brand by partnerin
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Fast FACTS
• Rockhampton to Cairns — 1065km • Rockhampton to Cape Hillsborough — 380km • Cape Hillsborough to Eungella National Park — 102km • Eungella National Park to Bowen — 214km • Bowen to Townsville — 201km • Townsville to Mission Beach — 235km • Mission
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ACROSS the TOP
It’s the most exciting way to get from Karumba to Katherine — rattling off the bitumen across the Gulf of Carpentaria and taking the back way through Limmen to the mighty Roper River and Mataranka. Covering truly rugged ground, this is where solitude
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Jayco’s 2021 Range
Jayco has unveiled its new range, which is set to feature new smart technology and increased safety additions to make road trips even safer for those heading out on the road. Lippert sway Control is one of the new features set to be included in the n
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Travel Happy
Reader Karl Petroff commemorated his family’s maiden trip to Stradbroke Island, Qld, with this beautiful picture. “Here is a picture at Main Beach, Stradbroke Island, of our brand new custom-made Masterpiece Optimum Extreme Offroad Family 3 bunk va
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Triple Trouble
If you’re noticing the images feature fewer people than you’d expect and that some of the forests are fire-damaged it’s because the bulk of the NEHC has been savaged three-times over in the last few years. First came the drought that some thought wou
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Star Gazing
Describing a van as an offroad model is simple. There have been plenty of builders that slap some graphics of muddy splatters on the side, and glue on some fake checkerplate to give the impression their van is a go-anywhere weapon capable of being dr
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Highline Apocalypse 22
Overall length 9.21m (30ft 2in) External body length 6.65m (22ft) External body width 2.33m (7ft 7in) Travel height 3.1m (10ft 2in) Internal height 1.94m (6ft 4in) Tare 2980kg ATM kg 3500kg Payload 520kg (calculated) Ball weight 180kg Ball weight to
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Nsw Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow Is Back
In another move towards our ‘new normal’, the Caravan Camping Holiday Supershow will be back in full force at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens Racecourse 13-18 April. As interest in caravan and camping holidays skyrockets around Australia, demand for relate
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Who You Gonna Call
As state borders reopen and travellers begin to feel confident making the annual pilgrimage north for the winter, it's essential to consider the big ‘what-if’ questions — what if you break down in a remote location? What if you have an accident? What
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But It Is Thirsty?
No. The 4JJ engine is real a teetotaler. Due to the added weight of the new tech and stricter testing, the official combined consumption for an unladen X-Terrain has crept up to a still impressive 8L/100km. We’ve seen better than that without a trail
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Kennedy Walking Track, South Mission Beach, QLD
CAMERA: CANON EOS 5D MARK IV F-STOP: F/7.1 EXPOSURE: 1/100 SEC ISO: ISO-100 ■
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Ratings
“It’s expensive, but there is a lot of van and technology for price.” Needs a tow vehicle capable of big loads but it’s well balanced and has proper offroad suspension.” “Plenty of room and battery power for comfortable long-distance travel.” “A M
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Ratings
“Represents good value for money.” “Well-behaved behind the tow vehicle.” “Road touring caravan, ideal for a couple with a mid-duty tow vehicle.” “Mostly well put together with attention to detail.” “Condensed but still user-friendly.” “Has batt
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Xtending Possibilities
It should go without saying that being protected from the elements can make a world of difference to your caravanning adventure. As much as we all want to be outside, having a secondary space — aside from the caravan itself — that provides a refuge f
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Specifications
Length: 4.1m (13ft 5in) ATM: 1999kg Tare: 1680kg • Independent suspension with coils and twin shocks • Full internal kitchen with stainless steel sink, microwave, stovetop, and food prep bench • 90L Dometic upright fridge • 190L fresh water tank •
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Battery Storage
Q I have two 120Ah AGM batteries in my caravan that are currently not in use. I recharge the batteries through a Ctek 15A charger by running a 240V lead from the house approximately once per month. My question is double-edged — is it better for the
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Titan Ranger
Titan Caravans may have shifted to a new facility in the northern Brisbane suburb of Burpengary in recent times, but their reputation as an industry leader remains unchanged. One of their offerings in particular, the Titan Ranger — which is now in it
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Don't Forget Smaller Caravans
Good day. Thank you for an interesting and informative magazine. I enjoyed the article ‘10 Myths About Buying a Van’ in Issue 608. Myth #2 — Bigger is Best made me smile and caused me to write. Your reviews of caravans make for interesting reading, h
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New England, The Southern Way Part 2
Picking up where we left off last time — just south of Gilgai, a satellite town close to Inverell, NSW — we'd just spent an afternoon with Rob from New England Wood Turning. Believe me, we can still smell the fresh sap, stains and resins that permeat
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Measuring Up
Top class Suspension and chassis Superb fit-out Class leading electronics Only available to order for middle of 2022 Weighty for its size Titanium is a builder that saw the potential for a robust, custom-built van using modern materials and technolo
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Yarram Wins Gold
The small Gippsland town of Yarram has won the highly coveted Best Street Art Trail at the 2020 Australian Street Art Awards held on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Yarram recently adopted the moniker of ‘Heesco Town’ in honour of the Melbourne-based st
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Postbag
I read with interest Clark Flint's letter in Issue 608 regarding vehicle weights compared to the caravan and fully agree with Clark and Malcolm. I recently upgraded my pop-top caravan to a full sized 19ft Concept which has a fully loaded weight of 26
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Ratings
“It’s not a budget van, but it's still affordable for a family that will get a lot of use out of it.” “Good for a range of mid-sized tow vehicles.” “A family van that’s not oversize, but still has all the essentials .” “Generally speaking, okay, b
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