Caravans

With its spacious modern interior, long list of extras as standard, and a kids’ bunk room with space for friends, the Retreat Aotea 260B caravan from InsideOut RV is an attractive offering for Kiwi families keen on extended holidays. Claire Smith takes a closer look.
If you’re looking for a caravan that’s big on precision construction but low on sheer weight, Paul Owen found a pair of Sprite Major caravans in Nelson that could be just the job.
Paul Owen goes back to the future as he takes a wander through a new teardrop caravan that takes inspiration from some century-old aerodynamic mastery.
Paul Owen headed to Taupō in search of a classy caravan that also has the technology to handle New Zealand roads with style. He found it in the form of the Dethleffs Nomad 560FMK.
Looking tough and glamorous at the same time is possible – as proven by the four-berth, seven-metre Victory Luxe 704 NZ caravan which impresses MCD reviewer Randall Johnston in its functionality, high-end features, specifications and out-and-out style.
Australian built caravans like the Avida Topaz have gained something of a niche in New Zealand in recent years. There are some good reasons for that, says MCD reviewer Malcolm Street.