Top 5 Essentials To Bring On Your Next Caravan Trip

Top 5 Essentials To Bring On Your Next Caravan Trip

A caravan trip is the perfect opportunity to break away from work, stress, study and anything weighing down on your mind. Caravanners also play a huge role in regional economies, bringing business and traffic through otherwise isolated areas. However, as any experienced caravanner will tell you, preparation is essential to ensure you’re properly equipped and ready for any situation.. To make sure your next caravan trip is everything it should be, the experts at Supex Products have created a list of the 10 essentials you need to bring on your next caravan trip.

#1 Cookware

Camping Cookware

To turn your next caravan trip from good to great, make sure you’ve packed your essential camp cooking gear. Whether you’re looking to prepare a meal or just want to prepare a nice cuppa, great camp cooking begins with having the right cooking gear.

Stainless steel camp cookware is recommended for campers looking to cook simple dishes using the heat of a campfire. The most common cookware items taken camping are; mugs, bowls, plates, kettles and pots. Easy to clean and lightweight, it’s never been easier to prepare a delicious campfire dinner or a hot cuppa. If you have the luxury of a stove top in your caravan, you will also want to invest in some well made, stainless steel crockery for your road trip.

There is a huge variety of camp cooking gear on the market and it’s hard to know which is the best option for you. You can’t go wrong with top quality, reliable cooking gear manufactured by the camping experts at Supex Products. Supex supplies a range of cookware, from traditional cast-iron cookware to gas cookware & gas fittings.

Read more on how to set up the ultimate camp kitchen here

#2 Camping Chairs and Stools


There’s no better way to enjoy a campfire than to sit down on a comfortable chair or stool. So, it’s no surprise that camping chairs are number 2 on our list of essentials for your next caravan trip. Camping chairs are also great to use during sporting events, picnics and barbecues.

When choosing a camp chair, you should consider whether you care more about functionality, comfortability or adaptability. An ideal camping chair is one that is easy to set up and pack away, lightweight, designed for tough Australian conditions and requires minimal space. At Supex Products, you’ll find camping chairs available in a wide range of sizes, colours and materials. With our extensive selection, you’re guaranteed to find a camping chair perfect for everyone.

#3 Camping Tables


Camping tables are one of the most important pieces of outdoor furniture. Whether you want to play a card game, prepare some food or enjoy a meal with family and friends, a sturdy camping table is always in need.

Supex Products stocks the following tables:

  • Fold in half table: Perfect for when you need a little more space
  • Lightweight table: Easy to carry, takes up minimal space
  • Personal Table: Superior strength and excellent stability
  • Slat Table: Super lightweight, quick and easy to assemble
  • Utility Table: Strong and built for convenience

Experienced caravanners know how camping tables are exposed to the harsh Australian elements and therefore require to be built from strong materials. By choosing a camping table from Supex Products, your camping table is guaranteed to be built for the tough Australian environment.

Need help choosing the right camping table for your needs? Head into your nearest Supex Products stockist today for more information!

#4 Lights


When planning your next caravan trip, it’s important that you have high-quality and durable lighting. Lights provide safety and comfort to caravanners, both on and off-road. While exterior lights are important for road visibility and site illumination, interior lights are just as important for providing safety and comfort inside your caravan.

There are a variety of different lights that could suit your caravan, so it’s a good idea to think about where these lights will be placed and what their use is. For some extra safety while on the road or for lighting outside your vehicle, you may opt for an LED Bargman style light or an LED number plate light.

If you require some more light within your caravan, allow an LED light from Supex’s LED internal light range to help. With choices between LED bright bar lights, LED swivel rail lights, LED oyster lights and more, you’ll be sure to find the light best suited for your caravan needs.

For some caravanners, relaxing with a nice book is the ideal way to spend a caravan trip. If that’s you, then browse for a reliable and sturdy reading light. Experienced caravanners know how difficult finding adequate light when reading at night in a RV can be. That’s why Supex Products has designed their reading lights to provide you with an even spread of soft light to keep your eyes comfortable and reduce strain on your eyes.

#5 First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

It is vital that caravanners take precautions and prepare themselves for injuries, especially when moving through remote locations. The best way to ensure you’re prepared in the case of any emergency or minor injury is by keeping a First Aid Kit on hand.

A First Aid Kit from Supex Products will include all the essentials for treating minor injuries.

The kit is contained in a versatile soft pack, reinforced fabric bag made to suit a range of environments with protection against water and dust. The Kit is also able to be wall mounted inside your caravan for convenience and easy storage.

Whether you’re hitting the road for the first time or the hundredth time, caravanners need to be prepared in the case of an emergency. Packing the right equipment, cookware, furniture and safety kits are vital in caravan trip prepping; along with ensuring your caravan has adequate lighting to be on the road.

Supex Products provides high quality, durable caravan gear for every trip, big and small. Make sure you’ve packed the essentials on this list and locate your nearest Supex dealer today!