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  For more information on the SPECIAL OFFERS at Conqueror East Rand, or to contact the dealership, use the enquiry form at the bottom of the page. — — — “Conqueror caravans and trailer definitely have the best and most practical layout available on the market. Our products are the toughest and have the most modular build. Combine this with probably the best resale value of any caravan or trailer, and you can clearly see why Conquerer should be your first choice. Come see all we have to offer at Conqueror East Rand, our well-trained service staff with loads of

  For more information on the SPECIAL OFFERS at Conqueror Northgate, or to contact the dealership, use the enquiry form at the bottom of the page. — — — “Conqueror is the leader in the market when it comes to 4×4 caravan construction. With more than 20 years of development in suspensions, body construction, and electronics, we pride ourselves in building not only the best but also the strongest 4×4 caravan in SA, true to our ‘Military Tough’ slogan. All new developments are being done by the Conqueror shop owners that play a very active role in the day-to-day operations

  For more information on the SPECIAL OFFERS at Conqueror Midrand, or to contact the dealership, use the enquiry form at the bottom of the page. — — — “Conqueror is a brand synonymous with toughness and great quality, and our products are about creating an experience for everyone. Family holidays and getaways are an integral part of the South African culture and lifestyle. The Conqueror caravans and trailers are designed to make it convenient and easy to set up camp allowing for more relaxation time and opportunity to create more family memories around the campfire.” – Athol Perry, Owner

The further one travels into Botswana, the more alone one is but the less alone one feels. “Why is this?”, I ask myself as we travel along in a happy silence on some of the loneliest roads in Africa. Even the music playing softly in the background gets too much. I switch it off and Arthur, my husband, gives me “the look”. But he knows better than to say anything and we just smile at each other and carry on. We both love the bush with a passion and need to go often. After every trip I feel as though

Being thorough as I am, I decide to compare what I know to the infinite wisdom of Google, and confidently typed in “How to Choose a Tent for Camping in Africa”. Pages and pages of info comes up. All incredibly helpful and insightful – if you’re going to a caravan park on the south coast where your biggest issue is whether you have enough space to play ‘snakes and ladders’ should it rain, and whether the tent is waterproof. If I had been Joe Soap Newbie, I would have been completely taken in – rather fancying the somewhat startling array

Last month’s magazine was its 60th birthday, a fact we did not realise until Geoff Courtis from Natal Caravans and Marine called to say, “Hey, it’s your 60th!” Caravan and Outdoor Life shares the same birth year as Natal Caravans and Marine making them – and us – the oldest in the industry, still owned by the same families. Both companies are run by third-generation Courtises and Castles, and this issue marks the 696th issue we have published. No other media company can beat us on experience or industry knowledge. Today we reach no fewer than 121 040 people through

We know that you are longing to travel and visit your favourite destinations, and we can’t change that, but at least you can read our April/May issue, which is filled with interesting and informative articles that will keep you occupied during the national lockdown. 1. The Caravan Show 2020 What grows exponentially every year, is 15 000m², has over 900 exhibitors with more than 350 companies displaying their wares? You guessed it… the 2020 Caravan Show that took place at Gallagher Estate in Johannesburg from 21 – 23 February. Bringing you the latest and greatest in motorhomes, caravans, and off-road

Camping when the wind is gusting around you is not all bad. Yes, it’s a minor irritation, but if your tent does not succumb to the relentless forces the wind generates, then there is still a lot of indoor fun to be had. There are certain factors though, that will ensure your tent stays intact and lasts until the wind dies down once again. Here are our top 10 tips to ensure you beat the wind:  The first thing to do is to check the weather forecast. Nobody wants to have to survive a hurricane if they don’t need to.

EB LICENCE vs B LICENCE If you want to welcome in the outdoor life and go on some wonderful adventures around South Africa, and even beyond its borders, in a caravan, you will need to have the necessary EB licence if you are going to tow anything with a GVM of 750kg or more. All licences issued prior to the change over in the year 2000 were issued with a numerical coding, and 08 licences were automatically converted to EB licences. This legally allows licence holders prior to 2000 to tow a caravan with a GVM of between 750 and

There is nothing worse than mosquitoes or insects biting you while you are sitting around the campfire or trying to sleep. By using an insect repellent on your skin and clothes you keep away (repel) insects. Earthsap Roll-on Bugs Away The Earthsap Roll-on Bugs Away wards off mosquitoes, gnats, sand fleas, and other pesky insects with this all-natural bug repellent formula from Earthsap. This is a DEET-free (Diethyl-meta-toluamide) roll-on that’s gentle on your family’s skin, and kind to the environment as well. Earthsap’s Bugs Away Roll-On is a must-have for your next family camping trip. Great for the bushveld, the

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