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Welcome to Hobohome
The website for Australian Caravanners and Motorhomers

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On this site you will find our Travel Log (over 10 years of travelling Australia in a converted bus) as well as a wealth of information and technical articles relating to motorhoming and caravanning. If this is your first visit, you may like to view our overview page to get an idea of what we are all about.

Hobohome Travel Blog

Our travel log is a collection of stories and photos from our travels. You can view the latest blog entry - or you can view our travel map to see where we have been and browse the entire blog collection on our Travels Page.


We also carry a SPOT satellite tracker. This amazing little device tracks our location 24 hours a day. To see where we are right now - click here.

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Latest Travel Blog Entry

30th of March 2014

30/03/2014 Most of this month was spent at the amazing Abrolhos Islands - and we had a blast! If you have been reading our blog for a while you will know that we have been lucky enough to get to these tiny islands off the WA coast a few times now. For us they have a lot of draw-cards... They are isolated and quite difficult to get to (a little too far off-shore for most amateur more...

About the Motorhome

Car inside a motorhome

Hobohome is a 1968 Bedford TRP bus that has been converted into a comfortable motorhome. However, Hobohome is far more than that ... it has had a number of owners and each of us has added own own additions and improvements.
It is fairly unique in that it can carry a small car INSIDE the motorhome (tucked neatly under the queens sized bed). To learn more about Hobohome, visit The Rig Page for a virtual tour of our home on wheels.

Motorhoming & Caravanning Articles

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Latest Article

What appliances can I run from my motorhome or caravan solar power system?

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9th November 2013 at 7:37 pm by Hobo

In the last few months I have had a number of emails from people wanting to know if they can run this appliance or that appliance in their motorhome or caravan. Unfortunately, as is often the case, the answer is not just a simple yes or no but a resounding it depends . You see […]more...

Recent Articles

Caravanning and Motorhoming in the Australian Outback

22nd June 2013

Buying Solar Panels (without getting ripped off)

3rd November 2012

Building the shed house – shouse.

22nd September 2012

Diagnosing Motorhome and Caravan Electric Fridge Issues

23rd March 2012

Fridges for Motorhomes and Caravans

5th February 2012

Connecting Motorhome and Caravan Batteries

13th January 2012

You can see a list of all of our motorhomming and caravanning articles by clicking HERE

Ever wondered why are there Google Ads on the Hobohome Site?

It costs quite a bit of money each year to keep the Hobohome site running. We have decided to allow advertisements on selected pages of the site to help offset the costs involved in maintaining and hosting the Hobohome website. You can read more about how this works by clicking here. Thanks and happy Motorhoming and Caravanning - Gavin & Tracey.

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Hobohome - Image of the day

One of our favourite images from our Australian motorhome travels
Tracey at Ubirr lookout - Kakadu NP, NT
© Gavin J Murray

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