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The Essential Cruiser is a culmination of over 35 Years of experience & design techniques all rolled into one exceptional caravan.

Essential have raised the bar even higher with the Cruiser Touring Series featuring one-piece fibreglass sandwich panel roofing system and one piece honeycomb flooring to name just a couple. Standard features such as Lithium Battery Management Systems, Solar, filtered water, fully equipped kitchens and ensuites are just some of the many benefits that allow for comfortable touring around Australia. With a multitude of different layouts and designs, there is sure to be a Cruiser to suit you.


*The image shown may not match all possible van layouts within the model range.

*Hotham colour palette pictured.

Cruiser Standard Specifications

Standard Chassis

  • 6” Heavy Duty A-frame
  • Mesh On A-Frame
  • A-Frame Tap & Gas Regulator
  • Straight Axle Solid to Single Axle
  • 245/75/R16 All Terrain Tyres & 12” Brakes to Single Axle
  • Straight Axles Hollow to Tandem Axle
  • 10” Electric Brakes to Tandem Axle
  • 205/70/R15 Light Truck & 15” Alloy Wheels to Tandem Axle up to 21’6
  • 235/75R15 All Terrain Tyres to Tandem Axle above 21’6
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • 4” Heavy Duty Chassis & 2” Chassis Raiser up to 21’6
  • 6” Chassis above 21’6 (no raiser)
  • Break Away System
  • Heavy Duty 3 Arm Bumper
  • 50mm Ball Coupling
  • Lockable Coupling with Twin Safety Chains
  • Wind Up Jack
  • 8” Jockey Wheel
  • Spare Wheel Fitted to Bumper Bar Bolt On
  • Drop Down Stabilizer Stands
  • Water Tank Stoneguards
  • Batteries Mounted on Chassis

Standard Electrical

  • Door Light & Entry Handle
  • LED External Lights
  • LED Lighting - Roof, Kitchen, Ensuite
  • Power Points (1x Kitchen, 1x Ensuite)
  • 2 LED Reading Lights in Bedroom, 2 In Lounge
  • 1x 210W Solar Panel on Roof with 30A Regulator (2 x 210W Solar to Van 8-1)
  • BMPRO 35HA, Trek Display, 1x 100Amp Lithium Battery (2 x 100AH Lithium to Van 1-0 & Van 8-1)
  • Kenwood Stereo with 2 x internal Roof Speakers
  • 2 x External Marine Speakers
  • 12 Pin Trailer Plug with Charging & Fridge Capabilities
  • 24” Flatscreen TV on Wall Mounted Bracket
  • Bug Annexe Light
  • 12V/USB Socket & TV Point at Outside Table
  • 240V 15AMP Inlet & 240V 10AMP Outlet
  • 240V/USB Double Power Points, 2 In Wardrobe, 1 Lounge
  • Roof Digital TV Antenna
  • Bulk Heads With Strip Lights
  • Reversing Camera & Car Monitor Kit
  • Circuit Breaker & Earth Leakage
  • 2-Way Switch from Bed Roadside to Ensuite Lights

Standard Internal

  • One-Piece Poly Honeycomb Floor
  • Shelf & Mirror below bed overhead - option to remove
  • Bedspread
  • Recessed Cook Top with Lid Over Stove
  • Full Oven
  • Cutlery Tray
  • Drawers on Metal Runners
  • Mirror in Ensuite
  • Grab Handle on Entry Wall at Door
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Footrest Padded End
  • Door hinges Hairline STD
  • Infill Panels
  • Innerspring Queen Mattress
  • Microwave
  • 12V Rangehood
  • Smoke Detector
  • 2 Single Towel Rails and 1 Toilet Roll Holder
  • Frosted Glass Shower Door
  • Wardrobes Recessed Cutout With Shelf
  • Washing Machine  - not standard in family models
  • Acrylic Splashback
  • Full Laminate Benchtop

Standard Plumbing

  • 2 x 95L Water Tanks
  • A-Frame Mains Pressure Tap
  • China Vanity to Ensuite
  • 2 Door 3 Way Fridge Freezer (Compressor Fridge to Van 1-0)
  • External Gas Bayonet At Front Boot Door Side
  • Dual 9Kg Gas Bottles with Changeover Regulator
  • Gas/Electric Hot Water System
  • Deep Bowl Stainless Kitchen Sink with Drain
  • 2x Lockable Water Tank Inlet
  • Mains Pressure Water Inlet
  • 12V Water Pump
  • Twin water level gauges
  • Water Filter to sink with 3-1 Tap
  • Porcelain Bowl Toilet
  • Waste Water Outlet

Standard External

  • One-piece Fiberglass Sandwich Panel Roof Fully Insulated
  • Aluminium Composite Panel Sides
  • One-piece Poly Honeycomb Floor
  • 600mm Side Checker Plate
  • Plastic Mould Lower Rear
  • Updated 2024 Decal
  • Colour-Coded Black External Trim
  • Insulated Walls with Meranti Timber Frame
  • Checker-Plate Step
  • Dometic FreshJet Pro Roof Air Conditioning
  • Awning
  • 12V Fan Hatch to Shower & Toilet
  • Radius Locking Security Main Door
  • External Fold Down Picnic Table
  • LED Roof Skylights with Blind & Flyscreen (1 or 2 depending on layout)
  • Galvanized Front Tunnel Boot with Large Access Doors
  • Double Glazed Push Out Windows & Integrated Blinds
  • 5 Year Structural Factory Warranty

Available layouts





3rd bunk option

Drop down table option
(Bench, L-Shape & Club Lounge only)


Café seating

L-Shaped seating

Club seating


Bench seat


Single axle

Tandem axle