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Camperhome - which type ?

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Camperhome - which type ?

Hi folks. We are a German couple (48 years) and would like to spend 2-3 weeks in Tassi starting end of Feb 2014. We made holidays before with a campervan, e.g. in Canada, Iceland, Norway, etc. but we always had quite a big one, 24-26 feet length with toilet, shower, black/grey water tank etc.

For Tasmania we are very unsure what to hire. Would a 4WD (bushcamper) be better ? How are the road conditions ? We like hiking (day tours), so the campervan should also have a size suitable to go to the trailheads.

Is it neceassary to book campsites in advance?

Other recommendations?

Thanks and regards from Germany

Michael

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1. Re: Camperhome - which type ?

You do not need a 4WD.

These websites are helpful for van parks and camping:

http://tas.big4.com.au/

http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/?base=412

February is a good time to visit Tasmania. The weather is beautiful. But it's also very busy. It would be best to book ahead.

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2. Re: Camperhome - which type ?

Hi Michael, I'd stick with the same sized van. The roads in Tas can be narrow and winding but for an experienced driver won't present a problem. The only issue you may have is that campervans(of any size) are not to be driven on some unsealed roads.

The end of February is a good time to travel and mostly you won't need to pre-book sites. The exception could be places such as Strahan and Coles Bay

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