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Lightweight Camper Trailers

Are you in the market for a lightweight camper trailer? Then take a look at the Cherokee Lite, our popular forward fold lightweight camper.  The Cherokee Lite has all the features of the original Cherokee camper but has been designed without the weight, making its suitable to tow behind most medium sized cars and SUV’s.

Lightweight Camper Trailers

Clever use of space

The Cherokee Lite’s clever design allows for spacious living without towing a heavy camper. This lightweight camper trailer sleeps 4 comfortably inside so it’s suitable for a family or couple. The internal living space includes a queen bed and the option of a second double bed when you convert the dinette.

A fully enclosed annexe comes standard in the Cherokee Lite, delivering additional enclosed living space. It’s well worth setting up the complete annexe when you are camping for a few days. Slide out the kitchen, set up some tables and chairs for outdoor living at its best. 

Tough & Agile Off Road Camper

Just like it’s big brother, the Cherokee Lite is a tough and agile off road camper that’s ready to take on all terrains. With full off road capabilities this camper comes with aluminium checkerplate body, 12-inch electric brakes, stone guard, independent suspension and off road coupling. 

Best of all it’s lighter weight, super easy to tow and a breeze to set up, giving you more time to enjoy your next holiday.

What makes this camper lightweight?

The Cherokee Lite has been designed and built without the weight, whilst still delivering the bells and whistles you would expect in a premium forward fold. Changes have been made where possible to reduce the weight of the camper, without compromising on space, features or off road capability. So how was this done? 

  • Fridge – Fits smaller fridge than Cherokee 
  • Battery – 1 x 100 Amp battery where the Cherokee has 2 batteries
  • Slightly smaller kitchen than Cherokee
  • Carries 2 x 4.5kg gas bottles instead of 9kg
  • Includes 100 Litre water tank, Cherokee comes with 35L and 120L water tanks
  • Lighter frame and chassis than the Cherokee

An Eagle Can Go Anywhere

Feel confident when travelling in the Cherokee Lite, with a 7 year structural warranty and an Australian wide 12 month new purchase warranty. Wanting to see this lightweight camper trailer first hand? Head into one of our showrooms located in Adelaide, Perth or Victoria. If you live in another state, we are offering FREE DELIVERY AUSTRALIA WIDE for a limited time our. Contact our sales team today on 08 8281 6696 for more information.

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5 Reasons To Go Camping This Winter

Winter is nearly here and for most people camping is the last thing on their mind. Camping equipment gets packed away until spring and it’s time to hibernate, but there are many reasons why you should consider camping this winter.

As long as you keep yourself warm and comfortable, you too will see that camping in winter is the best!

Campfires

Ahhhh campfires, the number one reason I love to camp in winter. In summer fire restrictions are in place in many places, so you can’t enjoy campfires.

There’s nothing better than sitting around the campfire with friends drinking, telling stories and keeping warm. Plus campfire cooking is delicious and you can’t forget about how good it is to toast marshmallows!

Avoid the crowds

If you are camping in the southern part of Australia where it’s cold in winter, you will have less people to compete for the best campsites.  With fewer people around you will absolutely appreciate the silence and the world seems to slow down even more.

Fewer Insects

Insects, like flies and mosquitoes are often the reason people don’t like camping but in cold weather insects stay away keeping your camping trip bug free.

Cooler in tent or camper trailer

The summer heat in Australia can be harsh making camping unbearable at times, so winter camping can be a blessing. It’s much easier to keep yourself warm in the cold weather than trying to cool down in the heat. Here’s some excellent tips on keeping warm if you choose to camp this winter > Camping in Comfort

Hard floor camper trailers are also an excellent way to keep you off the ground and you’ll find them warmer than tents.

Kick those winter blues

Winter and the lack of sunlight can affect people’s moods, but camping and the outdoors can help you kick those winter blues. Natural light and exercise stimulates the production of serotonin, the hormone that affects your mood. You spend most of your time outdoors when camping and generally are more active, making camping the perfect solution.

If you’ve chosen to brave the cold for the first time do your research and be well prepared and we are sure you will love it just as much as us.

For more advice feel free to give our Adelaide showroom a call on 08 8281 6696.

Benefits of portable solar panels for your next camping trip

When planning your next camping trip you may wonder how you are going to power some of your essential appliances and accessories?  Camping is a time to get away from it all, but these days there are some valuable accessories; such as fridges, camping lights or even your mobile that can make your camping trip more comfortable. 

Generators have always been a popular choice for camping enthusiasts but that seems to be changing.  Generators require fuel, emit harmful fumes, and often require maintenance.  Plus they can be extremely noisy disrupting the peace and tranquility for anyone near them. In fact generators are not allowed in national parks and even some caravan parks ban their use.

That’s where solar power steps in. Portable solar panels kits are ideal for camping and give you flexibility to camp where you want and for how long, without having to use a generator. If you haven’t considered using portable solar panels while camping, then have a quick read of some of the benefits, they may change your mind.

  • Solar power is a renewable carbon neutral source of clean natural energy, making them environmentally friendly.
  • They are a silent source of power so you and your camping neighbours can continue to enjoy the tranquility while running your appliances.
  • Saves you money as it’s free power from the sun, there are also generally no maintenance costs and you can avoid fees for powered sites.
  • Using solar power can give you greater flexibility when camping as you can camp wherever you want without sacrificing using your appliances.
  • Solar panels are easy to use and convenient solution to power.  They are available in portable kits so you can take them camping with you and set them up easily.
  • Having a power source when you are in the middle of nowhere can help keep you safe.  If you happened to get lost or there was an emergency, solar power will allow you to use a communication device to get help.

It’s important to think about whether you need power when camping and we understand that it can be quite confusing with all the options now available.  We are more than happy to help you work out your energy requirements and find the best solution for you. 

One popular kit we recommend is the 120 Watt Monocrystalline Portable Folding Solar Panel Kit from Kamper King, which we currently have in stock.  Feel free to visit our showroom at 1421 Main North Rd, Para Hills West or call us on 08 8281 6696.

Posted 29 March 2017
Tags:  Australia, Camping, Camper Trailers, Solar Power, Solar Panel

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Our top camping destinations in South Australia

In South Australia, we are lucky to have such beautiful camping spots right at our doorstep.  No matter what kind of camping you enjoy, you will be sure to find a perfect camp spot.  Whether you want to set your camp up under the stars in the outback, on a beach or in a caravan park, you will be pleased with the choice South Australia has on offer.  We are sharing some of our favourite camping destinations, and hopefully this will give you some inspiration to get out and experience more.

Picture of Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island

Wilpena Pound, Flinders Ranges

Wilpena Pound is located about 5 hours from Adelaide in the Flinders Ranges.  This campsite is the perfect place to camp if you are looking to explore the natural rock formation of Wilpena Pound and experience the breathtaking scenery of the Flinders Ranges outback.  If you enjoy bushwalking then Wilpena Pound is for you, there are many bushwalking trails available and you will be sure to find one to suit all fitness levels.  The Flinders Ranges is the starting point of the Heysen Trail, which is one of the world’s greatest walking tracks. Discover the spectacular Flinders Ranges and visit Wilpena Pound Campsite. For further information:  www.wilpenapound.com.au

Marion Bay, Yorke Peninsula

Marion Bay is a small town 300km from Adelaide and is located at the Southern foot of Yorke Peninsula.  It is a beautiful location that is surrounded by beaches and cliffs and is the gateway to Innes National Park.  Marion Bay has some of the best beaches in Australia and is a popular destination for people who love to fish.  You will find many activities to do in Marion Bay; with miles of beautiful beaches and reefs there is something for everyone to do.  For further information on Marion Bay http://marionbay.com.au

Kangaroo Island, SA

Kangaroo Island is the third largest island in Australia and you can get there by ferry from Kingscote, which is about 1.5 hours from Adelaide.  Kangaroo Island has so much to offer, with pristine beaches, native bushland, wildlife and an abundance of tourist attractions, there are activities for the whole family to enjoy. This island remains relatively untouched and there are many unspoilt places for the keen camper to experience.  There really is so much to do on this island, you wont be disappointed.  For further information on Kangaroo Island - www.tourkangarooisland.com.au

Mannum, River Murray

Mannum is located only a short drive from Adelaide, approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes away.  Mannum is located on the Murray River and you can enjoy some of the best cruising waters the Murray has to offer.  Mannum is a popular location because it is a short distance from Adelaide with plenty of watersports and native walks to enjoy and experience. Mannum is set on a picturesque river setting with water sports, houseboats, fishing, exploring and dining on offer. It also makes a great base to discover other regions that are close by such as Barossa Valley or Adelaide Hills.  For further information on Mannum or the Murray River www.murrayriver.com.au/mannum/

Streaky Bay, Eyre Peninsula

Streaky Bay is located on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula and is 720 kilometers from Adelaide.  It is a small picturesque town and is one of South Australia’s most scenic ones. There is more than 360km of spectacular coastline on the Great Australian Bight to explore, and is a great place to camp and discover the hinterland region. You will find spectacular beaches, great beach camping sites, surfing, plus an abundance of fishing spots.  You are also close to Baird Bay, where you can enjoy an Eco Experience and swim with sea lions and dolphins in their natural environment.  Streaky Bay is a must see destination. For further information www.streakybay.sa.gov.au

Posted 10 February 2016
Tags:  South Australia, Camping

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