Outback Defender tackles Top End

Premium hybrid manufacturer Rhinomax Campers has Complete Campsite and Australian Off Road firmly in its sights with the release of its range topping Outback Defender. The 15ft Outback Defender is the largest hybrid to date from the Sunshine Coast manufacturer and features a generous internal ensuite with large entry door, four seater lounge, new external … Continued Read More

Battery Management Demystified

There’s nothing worse than warm beer and spoiled food on a camping trip, especially when it can be so easily avoided. Understanding battery management and your camper’s 12V system is paramount to your camping enjoyment. Read More

Limited Edition Pioneer Gascoyne

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Pioneer Campers in Australia which is a massive achievement! To celebrate, the company has released a Limited Edition Pioneer Gascoyne Off-Road Camper with plenty of extra goodies far beyond its asking price. Bundled inclusions on top of the Gascoyne’s generous specification include: – Pioneers own 12V Gearbox Assisted Open/Close … Continued Read More

Rhinomax Price Rise

Rhinomax Campers has hinted towards a price rise of their popular hybrid models. Historically, there’s been at least one price rise annually since the inception of their hybrid range, so its not so much a matter of when, but how much. Co-owner Steve Punton said last week, “We’ve already seen an increase in raw material … Continued Read More

Hybrid Camper Buyers Guide

In recent years, hybrid campers have enjoyed an increasing market share, with their hard shell designs earning favour within the buyer community. With so much to choose from, we’ve put together a Hybrid Camper Buyers Guide with some key tips to help narrow the field. Read More

The Big Lap – Photo Essay

I remember setting off on our own Big Lap back in 2011, filled with excitement at what the adventure would offer. We quickly became accustomed to the nomadic lifestyle, the remote campsites, meeting fellow travellers and easing into our new lifestyle. Big Lap Fellow Pioneer owners, Greg and Marilyn from WA, are six months into … Continued Read More

Bellman Espresso Pot

When it comes to cranking out a good coffee with a decent crema, few compact coffee machines can step up to the plate. The Bellman Espresso Pot is one such unit. It’s easy on the eye, manufactured from 304-grade stainless steel and well designed to minimise wash up. The top chamber has an integrated handle, pressure … Continued Read More

Backtrax Accessories

Backtrax Accessories will soon be available for Australia’s leading hard shell roof top tent. This includes a new Change Room and a Protective Bra. Change Room: consisting of a three-wall change room mounted to the optional Redwing awning at the side of the vehicle, the change room will provide an area to get dressed or put a … Continued Read More

WIN a VW Touareg 150TDI

You can win a brand-new VW Touareg 150TDI touring vehicle valued at $74,879. To enter, simply purchase a RVMap accredited Pioneer Campers off-road camper until June 23, 2017. Read More

Rhinomax Defender Adelaide Preview

We’ve managed to secure the NEW Rhinomax Defender for a very limited viewing opportunity until 8 March. Having made it’s debut at the 2017 Victorian Caravan, Camping and Touring Super Show, the Defender has continued to WOW audiences, and gather widespread acclaim as ‘Best in Class’. Viewing is available for a limited time with after hours … Continued Read More

Defender to miss Adelaide Show

Punters keen to view the highly anticipated Rhinomax Defender will need to reign in their enthusiasm for a few more weeks. Co-owner Steve Punton said, “the Defender has been delayed over Xmas due to supplier shortages. We’ve been working hard to get it ready for the Adelaide show but we’re just not going to make it”. The … Continued Read More

My Subaru eMag – Xmas Issue

The Xmas issue of ‘My Subaru’ is now available! In this issue, we visit some of Adelaide Hills top micro-breweries; trundle down to the Yorke Peninsula in the XV for some kayak fishing; test Helinox camp furniture, the new Cart-A-Lot & Kid-O-Bunk; and off road guru Paul Ewins from the Subaru 4WD Club of SA … Continued Read More


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Sneak Peek – NEW Pod Camper

If you prefer the simple things in life, you’re going to love our new Pod Camper! Based on the Pod trailer, the camper is super-light, a delight to use and friendly on the pocket. The tent is locally made in South Australia using premium Wax Converters Dynaproofed canvas (available in different colours) and it can be fitted … Continued Read More

Kwik Kampa 2 back in town!

The funky Stockman Products Kwik Kampa 2 is back on display at The Dirt Off Road Campers wearing a new Mist Green canvas. Read More

Bragging Rights – new owners!

Here’s a sneak peek at some of our new owners: Local caravan park owner, Russell with his new Rhinomax Discovery:   Brett, Tanya & family hit the road in their Pod Trailer Base Camp:   Nic & Linda with their Darche Intrepidor 2:   Damien with his new Pod Trailer:   Bryce & Trish in their Rhinomax … Continued Read More

Lithium Upgrade for Rhinomax Campers

A Lithium Upgrade option is now available for the Rhinomax Campers range. The upgrade is partnered with the Redarc Manager 30, a premium battery management system that controls and monitors all inputs and outputs. These include 240V, solar and DC DC charging, with the required technology to best manage the lithium cells. It also includes … Continued Read More

The Secrets of Stone Protection!

Stone protection is a critical element in preventing damage to both your vehicle and camper. This becomes evident when barrelling along a dirt highway at speed – a quick glance in the mirrors tells the story. Rocks are periodically ejected by the tyres and the turbulence of dust and dirt is readily visible around the … Continued Read More