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06/2017

The Best Australian Road Trip Destinations for Winter

Britz campervan driving in winter

Winter is a great time to travel by campervan – fewer people on the roads! If you're not the biggest fan of the cooler season, here are some of the best places to go in Australia to warm yourself up.

Tags: Campervan, Travel, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
29/06/2017
Campervan, Travel, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
06/2017

The Ultimate Kids' Roadtrip Spotto Game

Family holiday with Britz

Spotto is an age-old favourite for entertaining the kids on a roadtrip. You can read off a cluster of items and see who can spot each of them first.

Tags: Australia, Kids, Games, Roadtripread moreBritz Crew
22/06/2017
Australia, Kids, Games, Roadtrip
04/2017

10 Things You Need to Know Before your Campervan Holiday

Britz view of the sunset

You've booked a camper, marked your favourite destinations on the map and now you're excitedly counting down to the day your holiday begins! Before you hit the road, here are a few tips that will ensure you have the best time possible on your journey...

Tags: Campervan, Travel, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
14/04/2017
Campervan, Travel, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
04/2017

Aussie Freedom Camping 101

Freedom camping

Freedom camping is one of the best things about campervan travel. We tell you how to do it right and the secret to finding the best spots!

Tags: Freedom Camping, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
14/04/2017
Freedom Camping, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
03/2017

The Best 4WD Itineraries

4WD best itineraries

The best 4WD journeys are like 'pick-a-path' stories with mini adventures every step of the way. If you want to follow the tracks of 4WD travellers that have gone before, here are some of the best places to start!

Tags: 4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday, Itinerariesread moreBritz Crew
23/03/2017
4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday, Itineraries
02/2017

10 Things You Need to Know Before a 4WD Holiday

Campervan Holiday Help

Driving in a 4WD is as good as it gets for the adventure-seeker! If you've never done it before, we have some driving tips and preparation suggestions to help you out.

Tags: 4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
23/02/2017
4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
02/2017

How to Choose the Right Campervan for Your Roadtrip

Britz Frontier

So you've decided you want to go by camper, but need help with the next step? Here we introduce you to our great family of campervans to help you decide which one's right for the adventure you're planning!

Tags: Family, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
15/02/2017
Family, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
02/2017

How to Cross Water in a 4WD

Crossing water in a 4WD

Crossing water in a 4WD is all part of the excitement of this kind of travel! Make it as easy for yourself as possible by following our golden rules.

Tags: 4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
14/02/2017
4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
02/2017

Your Essential 4WD Holiday Packing List

Packing a Britz 4WD camper

We're pros when it comes to packing for trips to the outback, so to make things even easier for you, we've created a handy list of everything you might need on a 4WD holiday

Tags: 4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
14/02/2017
4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
02/2017

How to Drive a 4WD

Campervan Holiday Help

When it comes to driving a 4WD, there are a few important things to know for your own safety and enjoyment. Once you've got that sorted – you're ready to get out there and explore!

Tags: 4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
13/02/2017
4WD, Australia, Outback, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
11/2016

6 Tips For Planning Your Australian Campervan Roadtrip

Campervan Holiday Help

First time going on a campervan roadtrip around Australia? Here are some tips that’ll make your choices even easier to make.

Tags: Family, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holidayread moreBritz Crew
09/11/2016
Family, Australia, Tips and Hints, Planning, Holiday
10/2016

How To Spot Whales From the Comfort of Your Bed

Whale Watching Hastings Point Australia

Nicola and Saxon (aka Rat and Dragon) demonstrate that for a truly memorable whale-watching experience, nothing beats parking up by the coast and checking out humpback whales from your comfy campervan bed.​​

Tags: Hastings Point, Australia, Whale-Watching, Victoriaread moreRat and Dragon
07/10/2016
Hastings Point, Australia, Whale-Watching, Victoria
09/2016

The Best Roadtrip in Tropical North Queensland

Daintree National Park

​Visiting Tropical North Queensland? Here's the best roadtrip itinerary the region has to offer, including the famed Daintree Forest, the secluded beaches of Cape Tribulation and more.

Tags: Queensland, Australiaread moreBritz Crew
28/09/2016
Queensland, Australia
08/2016

Adventures off the beaten track!

​Our 4WD campers can give you the off-road experience you’ve been after and take you on the adventure tour of a lifetime. Read more for tips and tricks how to make your adventure more memorable!

Tags: 4WD, Australia, NTread moreBritz team
23/08/2016
4WD, Australia, NT
08/2016

WIN a Summer Campervan Trip

summer campervan roadtrip

​Have you got your summer sorted? Enter our competition to be in to WIN a 7 day Summer Fleet campervan hire.

Tags: win; competition; summerread moreBritz Campervans
15/08/2016
win; competition; summer
06/2016

10 photos to make you want to go by camper in Tasmania

​Tasmania. The apple isle. One of Australia's true beauties. Who doesn't want to go? Laura Bell shows us 10 amazing photos on why you have to jump on the Spirit of Tasmania and head on over to uncover the wonderful natural beauty of Australia's most beautiful island!  

Tags: Tasmania, photographyread more@Lauraalycebell
30/06/2016
Tasmania, photography
05/2016

Selimsraasta's Top 5 Reasons to Go By Camper

​Samiya and her family travelled in a Britz campervan for 30 days along the coast of Australia. Somewhere between the 7,500 kms the family of four travelled, they connected with Australia and each other on a deeper level than they ever thought possible. 

Tags: Cairns, Brisbane, Sydneyread more@raasta2014
31/05/2016
Cairns, Brisbane, Sydney
04/2016

5 Road trip activities the kids will love

​Can't wait for your family road trip to get on the road, you've booked the motorhome hire already and now you need to plan how to keep the kids entertained on those long stretches of road!  Kick those "are we there yet?" moments to the curb with all the backseat fun your kids can handle!

Tags: road trip activities, kids, familyread moreBritz Crew
27/04/2016
road trip activities, kids, family
03/2016

Want to change your outlook? Need a new view to wake up to?

​​With a camper roadtrip – you can change your outlook and wake up to a new #roomwithaview everyday! Check out the Go by Camper posts every couple of days and guess their location by commenting on the post and be in to WIN!

Tags: Competition, room with a viewread more
17/03/2016
Competition, room with a view
01/2016

15 photos that define Australia

Australia really is the best country in the world. Just ask anybody who has been there and they'll be able to rattle off a hundred reasons why you should come and visit this vast and beautiful country.

Here's 15 photos that prove Australia really is young and free…

Tags: Australia, photos, travel photographyread moreOlivia
20/01/2016
Australia, photos, travel photography
01/2016

Australian adventures

​Australia is massive. It's a huge continent filled with mountains, deserts, rainforests, beaches, thick bush, islands, salt lakes, rivers and waterholes. Across all these environments there is adventure waiting for you, the key is knowing where to go and what to do. It's nearly impossible to see and explore it all so we've compiled a list of adventures you can't miss. Take a look, it's worthwhile trying to fit as many of these experiences into your trip as possible.

Tags: Adventure, things to doread more
10/01/2016
Adventure, things to do
12/2015

Christmas on the Road

​The Christmas holidays are a great time to go on a family road trip. The kids have got heaps of time away from school and most workplaces shut down for a bit anyway. However a campervan Christmas is certainly going to be different to the Christmas at home that you may be used to. Don't worry though, we've thought of everything and we've got heaps of tips on how to make Christmas on the road special for everyone.

Tags: Christmas, Summer holidaysread more
06/12/2015
Christmas, Summer holidays
11/2015

Northern Territory Adventure

​Thinking about going on a 4x4 trip or considering a NT adventure? Feast your eyes on these awesome photos taken by Mark Clinton. They chronicle a Northern Territory adventure he took with his mates. The photos provide great insight into what it's like to take a Britz 4x4 for a spin around the top end.

Tags: NT, Northern Territory, Photos, Inspiration, 4x4, 4WDread more
25/11/2015
NT, Northern Territory, Photos, Inspiration, 4x4, 4WD
11/2015

A Surfers Journal

​From Sydney to Crescent Head, New South Wales and back in a Britz HiTop. 
Kato Simpson escapes Sydney and finds a peaceful piece of coastline to park his van, open the boot and watch the surf from dawn to dusk before having a beer and doing it all over again.
Between Sydney and Crescent Head there are plenty of cosy little nooks and crannies you can spend a few days and take the time to surf really good waves and spend time lazing around quiet seaside towns.

Tags: New South Wales, Australia, Campervan, read moreKato Simpson
05/11/2015
New South Wales, Australia, Campervan,
10/2015

Spotlight on the Sunshine Coast

​Easily earning its name, the Sunshine Coast receives an average of seven sunshine hours per day! An iconic part of Queensland and a popular holiday spot for Australians, being only 45 minutes from Brisbane, it's especially popular over the summer months when many people from Brisbane escape the city and head north.

Tags: Sunshine Coast, Queenslandread moreBritz
20/10/2015
Sunshine Coast, Queensland
10/2015

Reconnect with your family in Queensland

​Looking for the perfect family holiday? Queensland is the place to go! With something on offer for every budget you could find yourself exploring theme parks, spending days on endless beaches and reefs, walking through rainforest and learning about our natural environment, checking out local markets or whiling away the days on an island paradise. It's your family adventure, you chose what direction to take…  In case you're not really sure where to start on your Queensland adventure, here's our top tips!

Tags: Queensland, Family, Brisbane, Cairns, Sunshine Coastread moreBritz
05/10/2015
Queensland, Family, Brisbane, Cairns, Sunshine Coast
09/2015

Staycation: An Australian Road Trip

​As we're firmly on the home straight towards 2016, it's time to start thinking about what next year has in store for you. For us, plans for the New Year always involve a resolve to eat more healthily, hit the gym and travel the world. Unfortunately another year passes and dreams of travelling the world never quite pan out as we'd hoped.

Tags: Staycation, Cape Otway Lighthouse, Grampians National Park, Outback Ballooningread more
02/09/2015
Staycation, Cape Otway Lighthouse, Grampians National Park, Outback Ballooning
07/2015

Top National Parks

​It is no mistake that millions of tourists visit Australian shores each year. With unrivalled scenery, unique wildlife and some of the most spectacular beaches in the world, there is an endless supply of things to see and do. Visitors and locals alike fall in love with our rugged mountain ranges, lush wild rainforests and jaw-dropping natural and manmade attractions.
If you're looking to explore our great outdoors, we've put together a collection of the best National Parks in Australia to give you a head start in planning your next itinerary.

Tags: National Parksread more
27/07/2015
National Parks
05/2015

Essential campervan checklist

​If you're new to the whole campervan road trip holiday idea, this list will help you to cover off a few extra items to pack in your bags to help you prepare for your first ever campervan adventure!

Tags: packing, what to pack, essentials, read more
11/05/2015
packing, what to pack, essentials,
04/2015

Are you the captain?

​Take our quiz to find out what type of campervan traveller you are!

Tags: quizread moreBritz Crew
22/04/2015
quiz
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