Carac's Dandenong Caravan Accessories has been serving the caravanning community for over 50 years and run by our family for three generations.
From humble beginnings where caravan parts and accessories were an add-on to our automotive business, a boom in caravanning in the last three decades has seen this become the number one focus of our business. From our store in Dandenong South we can supply just about anything one might need for their next caravanning or camping adventure.
In 2017 we were thrilled to be awarded the Caravan Industry Association of Victoria (CIAV) Retailer of the year. This was a fitting recognition of our decades of hard work.
We aim to be the only place you trust with products, services and advice for you and your family’s next caravanning adventure.
We work hard every day to provide our customers the best advice and most comprehensive product range in Australia.
Proudly serving the caravanning, trailer, and boating communities since 1967
We have an extensive range and knowledge of heaters and air-conditioners, awnings, matting, plumbing, 240 & 12V electrical, gas fittings, solar, battery systems, braking systems, weight distribution solutions, caravan security, caravan movers, fridges and ovens, camping furniture, kitchenware, maps and guides, trailers and trailer, caravan and boat spare parts to name a few. We pride ourselves on staying abreast of market trends and have a wide array of new product offerings.
Ashley grew up as a typical larrikin kid, dreaming about Australian Rules Football, Holden cars, V8’s and motor racing. From a young age Ashley wanted nothing more than to work in the family business – Autobarn Dandenong.
Martin joined Carac Pty.Ltd in 1979. By this stage Martin was an experienced sales manager, was undertaking further studies in marketing, and was excited about the prospect of taking an existing family business forward.
Carac, a new venture of Dandenong Car Wreckers, commenced trading in Lonsdale St Dandenong in 1967 to sell new parts, accessories and performance equipment, and was at the forefront of the Speed Shop era.
Glenn has been the Carac Store Manager and the Service Manager for a little over two years and has been involved in the Caravan Service industry for approximately 10 years now. Glenn has been a caravan owner and enthusiast for 3 decades and is happy to discuss all aspects of this recreational lifestyle, so if you would like some help or an opinion on an idea you might have or some advise on and upgrade, come into Carac and bend his ear.
Judith is our Purchasing Manager at Carac and has been with us for 5 years. She commenced her employment with Carac in Feb 2016 - as a front of register team member. In 2017 Judith was promoted to the position of Purchasing Officer, where she continues to work in 2021. Before coming to Carac, Jude had a nineteen year career in supermarket management. Giving her the skill set needed to perform her role so diligently at Carac.