A campervan can be a compact and capable home on wheels. In this section we review off-road campervans available in the Australian market.
BONETTI CAMPERS CRUISINATOR
This Troopy-based pop-top camper is high quality
This pop-top conversion on the ubiquitous LandCruiser Troop Carrier is the latest brainchild of Stefano Bonetti.
BUS4X4 COASTER 4WD CAMPERVAN
This mine vehicle specialist is also a leader in the recreational market
4x4 Motorhomes Australia is part of the Bus 4x4 Group, the Brisbane based secondary manufacturer of 4WD Toyota Coasters and 4WD Toyota Commuters, in addition to coach building on Iveco 4WD models.
This company turns the 2WD HiAce into a capable 4WD campervan
Bus4x4 – best known for its 2WD to 4WD conversions for mining company transport – has introduced a high-ground clearance version of its HiAce Commuter that’s also fitted with a two-speed transfer case.
DIY CAMPERVAN OR MOTORHOME
What you need to know before converting a van to a campervan
Many tradies and handy-folk have built their own campervans and motorhomes. Here’s a guide to the process, so you can see if such a project is right for you.
ENDUROCO CONVERSIONS ON HIACE AND COASTER
Conversions that use coil-sprung live front axles.
This Melbourne-based company has specialised in converting mainly Toyota vehicles from 2WD to 4WD for many years. All conversions are engineered and tested to gain Australian Government Federal IPA or secondary manufacturing approval.
MERCEDES-BENZ - TRAKKA JABIRU REMOTE
Remote 4x4 with a civilised interior
Trakka has expanded its Jabiru range with the introduction of a Remote variant that’s based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4.
TOYOTA - TRAKKA BUSHMAN
A go-anywhere home on wheels.
One of Trakka’s earliest camping conversions was done on the LandCruiser Troop Carrier, more than 30 years ago. The last development of the Bushman pop-top was a new design.
TRAKKA TRAKKADU ALL-TERRAIN
The medium-specification Trakkadu has great buyer appeal.
The Trakkadu All-Terrain model has an automated transmission that we reckon many buyers will want. We checked out two of them, on- and off-road.
VOLKSWAGEN TRAKKADU ORP 2012 and 2014 models
The most off-road-capable in the Trakka lineup
Many outback travellers are looking for a go-anywhere campervan. Is Trakka's latest Trakkadu the solution, Allan Whiting asks.