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Australian Made Hybrid Campers

The Hybrid Caravan and Camper market has exploded beyond belief today, and it seems like every man and his dog has jumped on selling them.

However, there’s a lot of companies that are importing the vans and selling them as ‘Australian made’, and I’d refer to that as unethical behaviour. By all means import what you want, but just because its sold by an Australian business doesn’t make the product Australian.

Stoney Creek Hybrid

How do you know if the Hybrid Camper is made in Australia, or just sold in Australia?

If the last few years has shown anything its that imported hybrid camper trailers absolutely have a market, and there’s a lot of happy owners (and many that aren’t happy too).

If you are in the market for a hybrid camper trailer, we have a hugely comprehensive guide that you can read here; The ultimate guide to buying a hybrid camper.

In this post, we look at all of the Australian Made Hybrid Caravans/Campers, and we start off with those that are partially, or primarily made overseas.

Please know there are some grey areas here, as a company could import 95% of the parts, and build it here. Would it then be an imported good, or an Australian made one?

This post is done for no other reason than to pass on information. You might not care where its made, and there’s nothing wrong with that either. Some people do care, and very much so.

I’ve listed them all in alphabetical order, so you can find them quickly. 

Reconn R2 Hypercamper

There’s still plenty of Australian made hybrid campers on the market

Completely, or primarily made overseas Hybrid Campers


Altitude Campers (Ascent)

Austrack Campers

Black Series

Blue Tongue


Eagle Campers

Emu Campers




K9 Vans

Lifestyle Iconn


Mars Campers




Opus Campers




Southern Cross

Star Vision

Stoney Creek



Fully Australian Built Hybrids

Alpine Campers (by Altitude)

Australian Off Road (AOR)


BRS Offroad

Complete Campsite

Condamine Campers


Hillys offroad


Kimberley Karavan

Lifestyle Reconn R2 and R4

Noosa RV

North Coast Offroad RV’s

Mountain Trail RV

Offroad RV’s


Ridgeback RV

Track Trailer + Tvan


Vision RV (panels are imported)

Vista RV

Zone RV

What have we missed? Let us know below and I’ll add it.

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32 comments… add one
  • David Sabiston May 7, 2022, 5:04 PM

    My wife and I purchased a Stoney Creek Scout 15 and whilst we had a few quality control concerns we were satisfied but the vehicle weight was a killer do we sold and bought a Long Haul Trex 13.
    Standard of finish and quality control is far superior to the Stoney Creek

  • Aaron Schubert May 7, 2022, 7:13 PM

    Hey David,

    Thanks for the feedback. Good to hear you are happy with your Long Haul Trex

    All the best

  • Anne Stanton May 9, 2022, 9:51 AM

    Hi, In the process of researching hybrids, I only found a couple you missed and they`re Chinese or too tall for us to store. K9, lotus, Kokoda.
    Track Trailers!(they make TVAN too) Rhinomax ! they seem good and we had a chance to look at one recently in Yallingup, owners were staying in the park and we struck up a conversation with them. Tricky living here in the west, when you want to climb through one to see how it feels, whether you hit your head on the things! Their strategy was to ask on the facebook page of chosen brand for anyone willing to let you view. They say it worked well.
    As a couple, our list is a little different to yours but have enjoyed your reviews non the less.

  • Jos Jensen May 9, 2022, 12:01 PM

    Where’re the “CUB” campers made?


  • Aaron Schubert May 9, 2022, 6:00 PM

    Hey Jos,

    Cub Campers are Australian made, but they don’t sell any Hybrid campers; they make normal hard floor and forward fold camper trailers. They are great gear, but don’t belong on this list as its only for hybrids; a cross between a caravan and camper trailer.

    All the best

  • Aaron Schubert May 9, 2022, 6:28 PM

    Hey Anne,

    Thanks for the comment, and picking up a few that I’ve missed from the list. I can’t see a Hybrid that Lotus do; they are all full size vans?

    I do like the Rhinomax campers, and know exactly what you mean about finding stock locally to check out! I’m 6″6 and also have an issue hitting my head on things!

    Take care

  • Bev May 26, 2022, 6:38 PM

    We are considering purchasing a Signiature Iridium S hybrid camper. Can you please tell us if it is Australian made.
    Thank you

  • Aaron Schubert May 26, 2022, 6:58 PM

    Hi Bev,

    I have no idea, but they don’t look Australian. Have you asked them? Most are quite open and honest about it, and if they aren’t, its probably a good warning sign

    All the best

  • Elaine June 5, 2022, 5:59 PM

    Where are the Bluewaters hybrids made?

  • Aaron Schubert June 5, 2022, 6:44 PM

    Hi Elaine,

    China, like many other brands as far as I know.

    All the best

  • craig barlow June 27, 2022, 3:15 PM

    Kimberley kampers are Aussie made you missed them

  • Aaron Schubert June 27, 2022, 6:10 PM

    Hey Craig,

    Yep, because they are a hard floor camper trailer, not a hybrid. I guess the Kimberley Karavans are basically a hybrid though; I don’t know where you draw the line!

    Take it easy

  • Debbie July 21, 2022, 12:08 PM

    Vista crossovers: fully Australian made (not on the list )

  • Aaron Schubert July 21, 2022, 12:12 PM

    Hey Debbie,

    Thanks for that. I’ve added them! We’ve seen a few of them around too

    All the best

  • Debbie Quinn July 22, 2022, 6:35 AM

    Thanks Aaron we’ve just purchased a vista crossover, hired one a couple of times just to be sure, and loved it👍🏼 Took a while to be made but worth the wait


  • Aaron Schubert July 22, 2022, 8:41 PM

    Hey Debbie,

    Good to hear, and well done hiring a unit before you purchased; very smart indeed.

    Take care

  • Tyler July 25, 2022, 9:07 PM

    Hey mate

    Do you know much about Boss adventure hybrids?


  • Aaron Schubert July 26, 2022, 5:18 AM

    Hey Tyler,

    I’ve never heard of them before, but there’s heaps of new brands all the time. They look like a fairly standard importer from a quick glance. I’m not sure if there’s a Facebook group of owners, but this is often the best place to start.

    These look very similar to the other imports – MDC, Jawa, PMX, Austrack etc. I can’t comment on their quality, as I’ve never seen one.

    All the best in your hunt!

  • Btuce August 1, 2022, 4:05 PM

    What do you know about Capstone Hybrid Campers?

  • Aaron Schubert August 1, 2022, 6:08 PM

    Hi mate,

    I’ve never heard of them, but they look like a typical Chinese import

    All the best

  • Luke August 10, 2022, 9:53 PM

    Have a look at Offline Campers, currently tossing up between their Domino or a TVan.


  • Aaron Schubert August 11, 2022, 5:24 AM

    Hey Luke,

    Very interesting; never seen or heard of them before, but they look pretty neat. DO you know where their factory is?

    All the best

  • Luke August 14, 2022, 8:30 PM

    Hey Aaron

    I think they may be made in SA


  • Aaron Schubert August 15, 2022, 5:24 AM

    Hey Luke,

    Awesome – thanks for that.

    Take care

  • Kim September 21, 2022, 10:01 AM

    Any information on the TRex 13 van? Can’t find where made or any reviews as yet. Cheers

  • Aaron Schubert September 21, 2022, 2:34 PM

    Hey Kim,

    I haven’t heard anything about them, but they look exactly the same as the Jawa, MDC, Mars, Prime etc, which all come from China

    All the best

  • Tim October 6, 2022, 8:48 AM

    Just a few others – do you know much about these, as to whether they are Aussie or Chinese?

    Far Horizon
    Long Haul
    Lyfe RV
    Track Trailer
    Wandering RV

  • Aaron Schubert October 7, 2022, 5:15 PM

    Hey Tim,

    I haven’t heard of some of those. Track trailer is on the list as Australian made.

    Lyfe RV and Simplicity look to be Australian made.

    Far Horizon, Platinum, Long Haul and Signature look to begin their lives in China.

    Wandering say they are Australian made, but again, not 100% sure.

    If I was keen on getting something 100% Australian made, I’d ring the supplier and ask is the unit built from scratch in its entirety in Australia. Many are designed and tested here, but built elsewhere, and given a final touch up before being sold off here.

    All the best

  • Bill October 25, 2022, 2:24 PM

    Gidday Aaron, are you able to comment on ecotourer, goldstream pop tops, and the golf savannah. I would classify these as hybrids.

  • Aaron Schubert October 25, 2022, 5:27 PM

    Hey Bill,

    I’ve heard of all 3, but don’t know a huge amount about them. Looking online the Ecotourer is built in China, but I think the Goldstream and Golf are made in Australia.

    They would all probably come under the hybrid classification.

    I’m not sure how durable they would be for endless corrugations or more serious 4WD tracks, but they look like a decent alternative for some of the market

    All the best

  • Karin November 28, 2022, 6:22 PM

    Wondering if you are aware of the bushranger joey?
    Thanks in advance

  • Aaron Schubert November 28, 2022, 6:29 PM

    Hey Karin,

    Thanks for that. I hadn’t heard of them before!

    Take care

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