Best Off Road Caravans Australia – 2023

By Brad East

We all know that travelling in your caravan, on your time and your terms, is a wonderful way to explore Australia. The freedom of a good ol’ road trip!

However, if you’re a true Aussie adventurer, searching for the hidden gems and majestic, postcard-worthy views that others can’t find… then it is time to push out from the beaten track and go off-road. 

Tackling Australia’s toughest terrain is not for amateurs, and not for the un-prepared. That’s why we’ve prepared (haha) our list of the Best Off-road Caravans for 2023! Let’s get you moving wherever your heart desires via the bitumen, dirt, gravel, mud, or anything else.

These ruggedly versatile, off-road caravans are designed to go where no tiny toyota corolla will go, thanks to additional ground clearance, upgraded suspension systems, heavy duty chassis, all-terrain tires, complete off-the-grid amenities and resilient exterior finishes. Throw in some top-notch safety features and customizable interior layouts, and you’re set up to travel here, there, and everywhere.

Here’s our pick of the Best Off-Road Caravans of 2023 so you can pack up your things, clear your calendar, and head toward the horizon while singing along to “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” at max volume.


Senator Provincial

The Senator is completely off-grid ready with complete facilities which are customizable according to your needs and preferences. From a fully-furnished kitchen, to spacious living area with a lounge converting into an extra bed space. The master bedroom houses a queen bed to stretch out and relax at the end of the day. The Senator has a central ensuite. two 95L water tanks plus another 95L gray water tank, external hot/cold shower, washing machine, 2 x 120Ah lithium batteries, and a 600W solar power system. Of course, there’s ample lighting and storage throughout. A reverse cycle air conditioning system maintains the temperature inside regardless of where you go outside.

Senator Provincial Interior

Elegantly designed and constructed from lightweight aluminum composite, with tough SupaGal boxed steel chassis. You’ll glide over the bumpy stuff thanks to Level 4 Tuff Ride Airbag Suspension of dual axle configuration, 16” all-terrain tires, DO35 tow hitch, electronic sway control, and a break-safe breakaway system. All of these are designed to smoothen your ride while keeping you safe if things get a little hairy. It’s a total winner for a luxuriously comfortable off-road adventure for three people.


Lotus Off Grid

The Lotus looks mean, dark and serious on the outside, with a clean, bright interior that welcomes a long-term stay. Available in 11 customizable floor plans ranging from 19′ to 24’8” to fit a family of seven (SEVEN!), the Off Grid Caravan from Lotus Caravans is built to withstand the harshest uneven terrains. They don’t compromise on safety or convenience either. Its robust chassis features a G&S Control Rider TwinShock independent suspension with a DO45 coupling & Kojack, 12” off-road brakes and all-terrain Cooper Tires on custom 17″ wheels.

Lotus Off Grid Interior

The super-stylish interior boasts modern furniture, matte & gloss laminate benchtops, soft-close drawers, and Italian leather seating. You’ll feel so special sitting in this interior that going back to your normal home will be considered a downgrade. Its REDARC Battery Management System, 200Ah of lithium battery, 800W of solar power, and low-power LED lighting will ensure you’ve got power wherever you go. Two 95L water tanks plus one gray water tank, 2 gas bottles, ceramic toilet, external shower, and a dust reduction system make it ideal for longer off-road explorations. The Lotus Off-Grid Caravan lives up to its name of being the epitome of rugged luxury for your toughest family outback adventures.


Sunland Loanreach

Sunland Caravans are known for high-quality, and their Longreach Caravan is no exception. An exterior which is more traditionally styled than the Lotus, and a worthy competitor that has to be on the list of our Best Off-Road Caravans for 2023. Its sturdy construction using composite fiberglass with independent suspension and aluminum chassis are marks of a serious off-the-grid caravan.

Sunland Longreach Interior

It has ample amenities for an off-road adventure, including an external kitchen, fridge, 190L & 60L water tanks, a shower, two 200Ah lithium batteries, four 180W solar panels and sufficient storage. A well-designed, spacious interior with genuine leather seating will keep you comfortable, and soft close drawers will avoid any unnecessary banging or clanging when you’re trying to rest. You even have the option for triple bunk beds, making it perfect for a family of five!


Trakmaster Pilbara S

The Trakmaster Pilbara S is a beacon of excellence in the realm of off-road caravaning. With twin shock independent coil suspension, hot-dipped galvanized chassis cut for higher ground clearance and better departure angle, and a DO35 off-road coupling, conquering Australia’s roughest roads and trickier terrain will be as easy as walk in the park.

Its features include dual 150W solar panels, AGM deep cycle batteries with a battery management system, two 82L water tanks with monitors, a full ensuite, deluxe kitchen, and innerspring mattress providing cosy comfort while exploring the remote wilderness. Its unyielding durability, capable off-grid features, and rugged design with four choices of floor plans make it a standout choice for couple adventurers seeking the perfect off road caravan for their next holiday into arenas less-travelled.

Trakmaster Pilbara S Interior


Kedron TE5 Topender External

This off road caravan is our number one choice for off road adventurers who demand the best! With a dual rail, hot-dipped galvanized chassis and ‘Recovery Stub’ Firestone AirBag suspension, Kedron TE5 Topender is built to take rugged terrain like an open road. It has reverse camera, disc brakes and a 4.5 tons rated off-road coupling to ensure safety and control are top priorities when the going gets rough.

Its construction boasts a robust frame with double glazed windows, heavy-duty awning, and insulated walls and roof. Genuine Australian hide leather upholstery add to the luxury inside combined with a spacious living area. The marble-look benches and elegant lighting top it off to make this interior a high-quality, comfortable place to rest your feet at the end of a days hiking or exploring. 

Kedron TE5 Topender Internal

You’ll be prepared for anything in your off road ‘vanning adventure with these complete amenities. From a queen-sized mattress to a well-equipped kitchen, full ensuite with a washing machine, two 100L shower tanks with 65L filtered drinking water and 60L grey water, 300Ah of lithium power bank, four 200W and two 80W solar panels, and ample smart storage, you will have a comfortable adventure out in the wild.


JB Caravans Scorpion Sting External

The Scorpion Sting of JB Caravans is for those families planning to explore the stunning yet hard to reach landscape Australia has to offer. With its Cruisemaster ATX full off road suspension, quality Raptor Polycoat chassis and 16″ full off road tires, you are sure to reach the outback safely and in style.

JB Caravans Scorpion Sting Internal


Jayco Journey Outback External

For an outback tour, the Jayco Journey Outback is one trusted companion, thanks to its advanced features that include an independent coil suspension, higher ground clearance, upgraded electric brakes, and extra protection from aluminium side checkerplates.

It is highly customisable to suit your needs, and spacious enough for up to six family members depending on your configuration. It has a fully equipped kitchen and ensuite. Plus it is packed with entertainment, with 200W of solar panels and option to add batteries, making it a versatile caravan for your family outback adventure.

Jayco Journey Outback Internal


Retreat ERV Interior

Dream of staying in the hinterlands for much, much longer? That’s possible with the Retreat ERV, the first all-electric off road caravan with up to 2400W of solar panels and 14.3 kWh of lithium battery. Its beautiful, luxurious interior is made for your ultimate convenience, from leathered upholstery, contemporary styled furniture, fully furnished kitchen, pillow top mattress, and more.

With Retreat ERV, you can even make every night a barbecue night since it has an electric grill and picnic table outside. Its reliable truss chassis, independent suspension, DO35 coupling and sway control keep things safe and sturdy, ready for a fun-filled countryside camping expedition.

Retreat ERV Exterior


Crusader XCountry Extreme Exterior

The rugged construction of XCountry Extreme of Crusader Caravans means they are rough and ready for your next off-road escapade. Built with an independent airbag suspension with dual shock absorbers, tandem axle configuration, and fully off-road tyres, the name “Extreme” is teasing you to push it to its limits.

It has complete amenities to ensure you’ll have a convenient stay even in the most isolated places Australia has to offer. The queen bed, ensuite bathroom, reverse cycle cooling system with ducted gas heater, ample cabinetry & storage and filtered cabin dust reduction system will keep you comfortable in all temperatures and feeling at home when away from home. The bright, well-lit interior increases the feeling of space and looks sharp from any angle.

Crusader XCountry Extreme Interior


Zone RV Expedition Exterior

The Expedition is a revolutionary, hybrid pop top off road caravan. Robust and lightweight, thanks to its fully-moulded composite body. It will easily and dutifully follow the tight tracks of your towing vehicle with its high departure angle and unparalleled manoeuvrability. Hot-dipped galvanised chassis with dual axle setup and manual levelling are few of its off-road features. To keep you comfortable off-grid, amenities include 400Ah lithium batteries, 720W solar power, 3000W inverter, and 300L of water storage.

It is built with an internal ensuite, an outdoor kitchen, cafe-style living area with multi-purpose bench, and a bedroom with queen mattress and under bed storage. Need additional bed spaces for two more? You can squeeze in a family of four by adding two bunk beds! This one is a little bit different and well worth checking out if you’re going to tackle steeper terrain where departure angles and agility are extra important.

Zone RV Expedition Interior

There we have it – Dealify’s Best Off Road Caravans of 2023! With so many stylish, fully-equipped options to choose from, there’s no reason to stick to the bitumen on your next holiday adventure. Go for a wander beyond the main roads and you’ll be amazed at what you can find out there!

When you’re ready to purchase your perfect van, Dealify Caravan Finance can offer you unbeatable caravan finance deals, customised to your needs, with loan approval as fast as within the hour. Our award-winning team of caravan finance lending experts are ready to serve you. Call us on 1300 28 57 67  or email today, and let’s make those extraordinary adventures a reality.

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