Camper Trailers

Reviewer Bill Savidan finds out why the Flagstaff Mac pop-top camper is a great option for people done with tenting but not quite ready for a caravan
At first glance the Flagstaff Mac appears to be a large, fully-enclosed white trailer with a spare wheel attached to the rear and a 12V battery and LPG bottle mounted on the A-frame at the front. After we had picked a level site, the transformation began by lowering the stabilising jacks.
What have a wife, a doghouse and a bunch of stick figures got in common? The answer is an impressive new 430 Stopover camping trailer from Black Pearl Fireglass which is already turning heads.
When physical-education-teacher-turned-designer Allan Croad on-sold manufacturing rights to the world-acclaimed, Mountain Buggy, many asked “What next?” Well, here it is – the LeisurePod has landed.
On a grey day in March Bill Savidan took the 3 Dog “Pup” model on a standard trailer down to a campground at Awakeri Springs.
Easier to set up than a tent, with storage options similar to motorhomes, Oztrail’s camper trailer is a comfortable in-between option for those who want to camp in comfort
With its compact size, amenities and the unberella awning, this is the product of some very lateral thinking