CARAVAN AND RV ACCESSORIES GIFT GUIDE
Powertech digital DC power meter
Much easier to read than analogue meters make this a handy tool for monitoring power usage and a fantastic gift for any RVer.
Charging your iPhone is as simple as boiling yourself a brew. The PowerPot is a nifty vessel that draws power as it boils water from the transfer of heat. The perfect gift for any tech savvy caravanner.
Where to buy: Camping supply outlets nationwide
Marketed as the grand daddy of emergency tools, the Leatherman Raptor is a pair of shears with many uses. The multi tool has 50mm shear blades, strap cutter, ring cutter and carbide glass breaker. Makes the perfect gift for any budding Bear Grylls, or for those who like to be prepared for the unexpected.
Where to buy: Online and outdoor/camping stores
Towsafe Ball Weight Scale
Knowing your ball weight is a must, especially when loading up or adding additional weight to your van. The Towsafe Ball Weight Scale has a range of 100kgs up to 350kgs in 10kg increments and features an easy-to-read gauge, all-metal construction, soft head to protect the coupling and has been tested to Australian Standards.
Where to buy: Selected auto accessory stores and caravan accessory stores
Hungry Campers Cookbook
Hitting the road, seeing the great outdoor, getting back to nature – there’s a lot to love about camping. But if the thought of tinned spaghetti night after night fills someone you know with dread, the Hungry Campers Cookbook by Katy Holder could be just the gift.
The book also features tips and tricks for cooking on the road, such as how to get prepared before you go, packing and camp over instructions.
RRP: $29.95 for paperback; $14.95 for e-book
Where to buy: Bookshops or online
Unlike other mechanical devices on the market, Coplock locks the brake pedal and pedal arm to the floor, then the control knob is tightened and key-locked in place. The perfect gift for any cautious road tripper.
Where to buy: Online
Malebox Stainless Steel Travel Mug
Sometimes, choosing between a piping hot cuppa and an early morning start is too much to bear, especially when you are facing countless hours on the road. Never fear, the 12V Stainless Steel Travel Mug from Malebox can help you kick start your next adventure by keeping your drinks steaming hot as you go. Just plug into your cigarette lighter. Makes the perfect gift for caffeine junkies.
Where to buy: Online
Jarvis Walker MAX waterproof box
Jarvis Walker has just made boating with your gizmos and gadgets a whole lot safer with the release of the MAX Waterproof Box.
They’re ideal for any fisherman who needs to store valuable gear when the conditions get rough.
RRP: From $99 to $229
Where to buy:Fishing specialist and department stores
Snow Peak board and knife set
This chopping board from Snow Peak folds in half to create a perfect knife storage solution. It unfolds, flips over to form a board, lets you do your thing and then packs away neatly. A great gift for the head of the camp kitchen.
RRP: $49 (small); $69 (large)
Where to buy:Available online from Drifta
Garmin Portable HUD
Satellite navigation is an enormous help, but it can still take your eyes off the road. HUD is an innovative device that projects clear directions onto the car windscreen, making it easy for drivers to navigate without losing sight of the road ahead.
Where to buy:Harvey norman and Samsung