Best Off-Road Camper Trailers in Australia

By Alexi Falson on 25 Jul 2023
image for Best Off-Road Camper Trailers in Australia Gearing up to hit the Great Outdoors with an off-road camper trailer in tow?

Well, you’re in luck, because today we’re going to be taking a look at six of the best off-road camper trailers currently on sale in Australia.

Australia is a land of wide open plains and some seriously tough terrain, so let’s put some off-road trailers under the microscope to see which can handle some punishment when sealed roads stop and the real adventure starts.

What Makes A Great Off-Road Camper Trailer?

If you’re planning to hit the road for a long period of time, there are a few important things that separate good off-road camper trailers from the greats.

  • Tough Chassis

  • Heavy-duty Suspension

  • Shock Absorbers

  • Considerable Ground Clearance

  • Lightweight Construction

  • Length & size

  • Interior space and storage

  • Kitchen amenities

Six of Australia’s Best Off-Road Camper Trailers

Trackabout Explorer

The Trackabout Explorer comes from an Australian-owned company and features a rugged construction and clever design that offers a heap of space and modern amenities inside.

Underneath, there’s a galvanised chassis with Alko Outback 9 suspension, all-terrain tyres and some underbody protection for the trailer that measures 4600mm long by 1500mm wide, with payload figures totalling 1000kg.

The Explorer offers awnings that fold out in three minutes, a queen-sized bed, 2200L of storage space and a genius L-shaped kitchen design with cookers, storage and a sink that offers all the creature comforts of home while on the road.

Opus OP2 

The Opus OP2 comes ready for action with its galvanised chassis, heavy-duty coil springs and shock absorbers, articulating tow hitch and a seriously impressive 490mm of ground clearance that makes it one of the ultimate off-road camper trailers.

Inside, the OP2 offers a king sized bed, covered interior seating, a slide-out kitchen and sink and the added bonus of a completely separate inflatable annexe that inflates at the touch of a button, with setup times of less than five minutes.

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MDC Robson XTT

If you’re planning on heading out on the road and looking to keep six people comfortable at night, the MDC Robson XTT has a super practical design and a tough construction that keeps it confident on off-road trails.

Underneath, the Robson XTT receives an independent coil spring suspension and shock absorber package for the all-terrain tyres, with a set of 12-inch brakes for the aluminium-frame package that helps to keep the weight figure healthy.

Inside, the Robson XTT has a queen-sized bed, double-sized mattress and a convertible lounge, bringing the sleeping total up to six, as well as a separate covered annex area, side awnings and a clever kitchen design to keep things spacious.

Bruder EXP-7

If you’re looking for the ultimate off-road camper, look no further than the Bruder EXP-7, or even its smaller and more affordable siblings like the EXP-6 or EXP-4.

A brand-new product from one of the most famous names in the game, the Bruder EXP-7 is a technical marvel, and while it doesn’t come cheap, it’s hard to argue with its off-road abilities and its luxurious design.

Underneath, the EXP-7 boasts a strong and lightweight construction, a patented air suspension system, eight monotube shock absorbers and tough all-terrain rubber that gives it go-anywhere confidence.

Inside, there’s enough space to sleep six people, with a stylish interior design that wouldn’t look out of place in a modern apartment, and the added bonus of a solar system with a 10.8kWh battery, 200L fresh water tank and a shower.

Hardkorr Campers Bushmaster 4200

The Hardkorr Campers Bushmaster 4200 is one of the most cost-effective off-road camper trailers on sale in Australia without any sacrifices in terms of the heavy-duty construction and creature comforts inside.

The Bushmaster 4200 is built on a lightweight yet tough full-length galvanised steel chassis, with fully-independent suspension, twin gas shock absorbers and mud-terrain tyres as standard - it’s ready for action.

Inside, the 4200 sleeps four people with a king-sized mattress and convertible seating area for another two kids, and a very impressive 2600L of storage inside the top-top camper trailer.

Cup Campers Escape

With space for four people, the Cub Campers Escape is another great option for price-conscious buyers looking for a solid off-road camper that doesn’t break the bank.

The Escape receives an independent suspension package with dual shock absorbers for the 17-inch alloys wrapped in Goodyear Duratrac rubber, and enough ground clearance to happily follow you on your next off-road trail.

Inside, there’s space aplenty thanks to the clever design and large awnings that offer covered access to the sliding fridge box and kitchen bench, making for a great all-rounder.

What are the Best Off-Road Camper Trailers under $30,000?

Considering just how expensive heavy-duty frames and suspension hardware can be, it’s difficult to find off-road camper trailers for under $30,000, though there are still a number of options here in Australia that include camper-trailers like the:

  • Adventure Kings XOT4

  • Hardkorr Bushmaster TE

  • Jackson Forward-Fold

  • CUB Weekender

  • CUB Escape

  • Bluewater Campers Adventure

  • Adventure Kings MT1

What are Some of the Highest Quality Camper Trailer Brands?

Some of the highest-quality camper trailer brands here in Australia include:

  • Black Series

  • Bruder

  • Opus

  • Hardkoor Campers

  •  Patriot

  •  Trackabout

  •  Track Trailer

  • CUB Campers

  • Ultimate

  • MDC

  • Star Vision

  • Jackson

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Alexi Falson

Alexi is an automotive journalist and road tester hailing from Byron Bay. He has an affection for both cars and motorbikes, a great admiration for the simplicity of old-school engineering, and a fascination of new technology making its way to modern cars. When he's not road testing, you'll find him surfing, hiking or helping people find their dream cars.

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