Tropical Trailblazers Hire Our Family Caravan Cairns

Our family loves adventure! If you are following our blogs, you’d know that weekends and holidays are spent out of the house, off the screen and getting into nature to make some amazing memories in this beautiful part of the world we call home. When we aren’t under the water, in the rainforest or high in the hills that surround Cairns, we’re roaming far and wide to explore new places, some of which are remote and not all of which have accommodation. While we love adventure, we also love beds, having our own bathroom and some climate control. We’ve done the tent, tried the camper trailer and have now upgraded to a hybrid caravan, to make our journey just that little bit more comfortable. It sleeps 4 and you can hire it to go and make your own memories in comfort and style. See our listing on Camplify.


The I Love Cairns family have splashed out on a hybrid caravan which sleeps 4 and is a tiny home you can take with you. Rent it through Camplify.

Cairns Family Caravan For Hire Sleeps 4, Rent It Through Camplify

Our Cairns family caravan for hire ticks a lot of boxes. It has a luxury king sized bed, we’re talking actual mattress, which is amazing, and a bunk for the kids. Indoor bathroom with toilet and shower, tick. Internal and external kitchens with multi-burner stovetops, sinks and pantry storage, tick. Slide out fridge freezer, tick. Double-glazed windows with insect screens and privacy screens, plus a lockable security screen door, tick. Fans at all beds and air conditioning! Life just got better because climate control means we can explore, all year round. An amazing internal floor plan which makes clever use of all the space and best of all, this is so easy to set up. Pop the roof, slide out the bedroom and you’re done – 10 minutes – so good!

“Not going to lie, I was never much of a camper. I didn’t grow up doing it – Richard did – and as much as I love getting out and exploring, setting up a tent or camper trailer was not the perfect way to end my day. I prefer a good cheese platter and crisp glass of wine. The hybrid caravan is a game changer, because now we can do it all, and so can you with easy rental terms. We’ve named our tiny home on wheels Tropical Trailblazers and we’d love to see other families out there making memories in it too.” – Julie Johnston

Tropical Trailblazers Cairns Family Caravan For Hire Ready To Go

This baby is ready to roll with pretty much everything you need already sorted. There’s pillows, sheets, blankets and bath towels. We’ve stacked and packed breakfast bowls, plates and cups, cutlery, salad bowl, cutting board, cheese board and wine glasses (but of course, bonus the wine glasses are durable, so you don’t have to worry about breakages). The essentials are in there, we’re talking instant coffee, hot chocolate, salt, pepper, oil, paper towels, tissues and sandwich bags. You can cook on the gas burner stove top, fire up the Weber Baby Q or light a fire and enjoy cooking on coals, doesn’t get much better than that in the great outdoors. Speaking of the great outdoors, our Tropical Trailblazers Cairns family caravan for hire has an electric awning for shade, outdoor mat, camping chairs and table.

So that’s the details, now for the important stuff. As Tropical Trailblazers you can take this baby to powered and unpowered sites (note – you do need power if you want to run the air conditioner), as it has an off-grid capable battery system with solar power. Pets are allowed. Fun fact, the real driver for us starting to camp over cabin, was when we welcomed our border collie Stormy to the family. We don’t like leaving him at home, so you can take your fur baby with you too. If you can’t or don’t want to tow – and we can talk specs, when you want to rent – then we can deliver it to any site within a 200km radius of Cairns. As you can imagine terms and conditions apply and there’s a minimum 3 night hire, check the listing on Camplify for more information.

Most importantly, the fun stuff! Celebrating the starry night sky, the campfire and marshmallows and kicking back by the lake, next to a stream or beachside, before tumbling into a comfortable bed with the mod cons. That’s what we love and if it sounds good to you too – then the Tropical Trailblazer home away from home is waiting for your next adventure.

Ready To Roll For Epic Cairns Family Adventures

Tropical Trailblazers are go and this one is ready to roll, giving you and your family the perfect place to kick back and enjoy the great outdoors without compromising on comfort. We’ve already been on a few adventures, caving at Chillagoe and clambering up the coloured sands at Elim Beach, both of which we highly recommend. There’s lots of places you might like to go, like a long weekend at Lake Tinaroo, head to the hills at Herberton and Ravenshoe, hang out at Granite Gorge or soak in the thermal pools at Talaroo or Innot Hot Springs. Undara Experience is a great road trip and one of our absolute favourites is Cobbold Gorge.

We bought this because sometimes we want to stay just that little bit longer, extending our adventures to include campfires, marshmallows, and star gazing. Sometimes those ‘must see’ places, are just too far to go for the day, but don’t have any place for you to stay. That problem is now solved and renting a family caravan lets you enjoy those moments without having to blow the budget and buy one for yourself. Our little family are excited for our next trip and we’d love to hear about your plans, so check the listing on Camplify or drop us a line at

Questions About Our Cairns Family Caravan For Hire

How easy is it to tow?

Loaded question. We had already towed a camper trailer before we bought this, so had towing experience. We think this is the same as towing the camper trailer, but with a little more weight. So how easy is it tow? ~ It’s pretty easy if you have towing experience. In fact, you need to have towing experience to hire this caravan – that’s for your safety and the safety of the caravan.

Do I need a particular type of vehicle to tow it?

Yes. You will need to have a 4×4 or commercial truck. We have a Nissan Navara and can tow it no problem at all. If your towing vehicle does not have an Electronic Brake Controller installed, we can rent you a portable unit. Towing mirrors are mandatory and are provided. The caravan is equipped with a D035 towing coupling – we will provide the tongue to be fitted to your vehicle.

How heavy is it?

The tare weight is 2,340kg and gross trailer mass is 2,800kg. It’s 15 feet long.

How do I attach it to my vehicle?

The caravan is equipped with a D035 towing coupling – we will provide the tongue to be fitted to your vehicle.

How do the brakes work?

If your towing vehicle does not have an Electronic Brake Controller installed, we can rent you a portable unit. Towing mirrors are mandatory and are provided.

Where can I take it?

Currently, and for the purposes of the insurance through the Camplify system, you can not take it offroad. However, if there is sufficient demand then we will extend this coverage to allow offroad. Contact us if you wanted to discuss any particular destinations by calling Richard on 0410 510 214 or email

Can I hire it for 1 night?

No – the minimum hire term is 2 nights / 3 days.

How many people does it sleep?

There is accommodation for 4 people inside the caravan on a king-sized bed and in bunks. If you had a larger family, you can always take some swags for older children.

What’s included?

Pillows, Sheets, Blankets and Bath Towels. Outdoor Mat, Camping Table and 4 x Camping Chairs. 4 x Stainless Steel Plates, 4 x Breakfast Bowls, 6 x Coffee Cups, 4 x Wine Glasses (plastic), Knives, Forks and Spoons, Cutting Board & Knife, Salad Bowl, Tongs, Spatula, Frying Pan, Baby Weber Q and 3 x Pots. Salt, Pepper, Oil, Instant Coffee, Dishwashing Detergent, Paper Towels, Sandwich Bags, BBQ Wipes and Disinfectant Wipes. Tissues, Toilet Paper, Toilet Tablets, Rubbish Bags.

What do I need to bring?

Your clothes, beach towels, food and drinks.

Can you take it where I need it?

There is an option where we can deliver it to any location within a 200km radius of Cairns, but that all depends on our availability, your hire term and where you are going. Contact us if you wanted to discuss any particular destinations by calling Richard on 0410 510 214 or email

Does it have a television?

Yes it does. The television is wall mounted next to the king-sized bed.

Are there charging points?

Yes there are. So you can charge mobiles, tablets and camera batteries. Happy days.

Does it need a powered site, or is unpowered OK?

Unpowered sites are OK as it has an off-grid capable battery system with solar power. Obviously the battery power / duration would be limited pending where you parked. Please note you need a powered site to run the air conditioner.

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Pack the bags, grab the kids and go make some memories, in our Cairns Family Caravan For Hire.

What We Love About Our Cairns Family Caravan For Hire.

We all love something different. Richard loves the king bed, he is 6ft 4inches tall and appreciates the space. Julie loves the bathroom and the clever layout, which makes the best use of indoor space. Ethan loves the bunks, so he can bring a mate, and the charging stations for those all important devices at the end of the day. We all love how quick and easy it is to set it up and the fact we can take our dog with us, is the best.

  • Sleeps 4
  • King Bed
  • Bunk Bed
  • Climate Control
  • Bathroom
  • Pets Allowed
  • 3 Day / 2 Night Minimum Hire
  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Weber Baby Q
  • Automatic Awning

About the Author

Julie was born in Cairns and grew up running around in the cane fields south of the city. She has explored, breathed and loved everything about our amazing Cairns region her whole life. Excited to be able share this wonderful place with our son and see it all again through ‘new’ eyes. Watch this space for more info on the people, places, destinations and things you can do up here.

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