Defender 15ft Hybrid Camper

First class travelling

Bed area

Full queen size

(Inner spring mattress)

Sleeps up to

4 people

(Bunk options available)

Kitchen

External

(Internal option available)

En suite

Internal

(Full size en suite)

Refined Luxurious Camping

Reflecting Rhinomax Campers reputation for building Australia’s best off road campers, the Defender 15ft Hybrid takes design, comfort and craftsmanship to a new level.
A striking external presence, refined luxurious interior and comprehensive equipment pack bring you a heightened sense of sophistication and a first-class travel experience.
Designed and equipped for off the grid travel the performance and capabilities of the Defender are best in class, great for those outback adventures.

Built to go the distance

100% Australian made and built from the ground up all within the walls of our workshops in Queensland by our team of experienced engineers and skilled craftsmen. With Rolls Royce engineering experience and a high quality of workmanship you can be assured Rhinomax Campers are the finest in Australia.

Chassis

  • Full length galvanised off road chassis
  • Precision integrated subframe

Suspension

  • Cruisemaster all terrain suspension with twin shocks
  • Air suspension options

Body Constuction

  • Impact resistant fibreglass body panel construction
  • Vibration proof composite cabinetry

100% Australian

  • Australian in house fabrication
  • Built from the ground up right here in QLD

Outdoor entertaining

The Defender has the biggest outdoor entertainment area in the Rhinomax range with its large, awning (4.5m x 2.5m) providing plenty of shade and protection from the elements. The awning can be equipped with a shade awning, windbreak walls or a fully enclosed annex to transform the outdoor area into sheltered base-camp providing protection and privacy.

Equipped with an expandable slide out kitchen, considered to be ergonomically one of the best in the industry, along with heaps of storage compartments you can relax and enjoy the outdoors in style.

Set up in minutes

Quick and easy setup is the name of the game with the Defender. Park up, drop down the stabiliser legs, wind out the awning and slide out your kitchen, raise the roof and you’re all set up in a matter of minutes. The Defender makes arriving at your destination a pleasurable experience.

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Expandable kitchen

The star of the show, the Defender’s kitchen is considered one of the best ergonomically designed gourmet kitchens in the industry. It slides out effortlessly and expands to reveal a huge bench space.

Coupled with a huge fridge slide and deep pantry draw as well as two huge drawers that slide into the body, you won’t be short of storage.

The kitchen unit itself features a three-burner stove, hot/cold mixer tap, pantry drawers for utensils and nearly a meter of bench space making it one of the most comprehensive and easy to use kitchens.

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Large internal en suite

The Defender boasts the industry’s largest internal en suite cubicle featuring a full-size shower tray along with the RV industries most popular cassette toilet system, plus options for the leading water-less composting toilet. An 85lt grey water collection tank also comes standard with an easy release valve for emptying.

Complete with an extra wide fiberglass door for easier entry, the en suite can be zipped up to provide total privacy.

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Large storage areas

If you’re looking for endless storage then look no further, the Defender has the largest storage capacity in its class.

With a range of large external body compartments and a drawbar mounted tunnel boot front box plus a lockable gas bottle box and twin jerry can holders, the Defender is in a league of its own when it comes to available space.

There’s no shortage of storage on the inside either with a large rear drawer cabinet and 2 large under bed drawers, you’ll find plenty of room for all your clothing and other items.

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Largest internal space in class

Thanks to our innovative design and clever use of space, the internal layout of the Defender is much more spacious than most other hybrids in its class. Comfortable and well equipped, the Defender provides ample space for four adults and is light and airy on the inside with plenty of head room and space to move about. It’s insulated composite fiberglass walls and roof allow it to stay much cooler inside than most caravans.  Step into a Defender on a hot day and it immediately becomes evident how much cooler it is on the inside.
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Stand alone free camping

Remote ready and independent with self generating energy capabilities.

Get away from the crowds with the ability to stay off the grid for weeks on end, finding the best free camping spots deep in the Australian outback.

  • Roof mounted solar panel system
  • Advanced battery management system
  • AGM & Lithium battery banks

  • Car to camper charging ability
  • Full 240V power system
  • Low energy appliances

  • Large water carrying capacity
  • External water collection capability
  • Low energy hot water system

Take a closer look

Lightweight and easy to tow with a Landcruiser towing width (1950mm) and good departure angles, the Defender handles off road conditions with ease and makes a great outback base camp. Check out our walk through video where we take you through the Defender start to finish.
Standard Inclusions

Body & Chassis

  • Galvanised chassis and integrated sub-frame
  • Cruisemaster XT 2600KG all terrain suspension with twin shock absorbers
  • 12 inch electric brakes
  • 17” alloy wheels with all terrain tyres
  • DO35 3500kg off road coupling
  • Rear spare wheel holder
  • Heavy duty wind down stabiliser legs
  • Swing up heavy duty jockey wheel
  • Insulated fibreglass composite body panel construction
  • Insulated fibreglass composite panel pop top roof
  • Eco-skeletal reinforcing trims on each corner

Internal

  • Queen size bed area with queen size inner spring mattress
  • Internal four seat lounge with swivel leg free table
  • Twin under-bed storage drawers
  • Internal rear drawer cabinet
  • Internal vanity sink with hot/cold mixer tap
  • Internal en suite cubicle with power shower & toilet
  • 1 x Sirocco 3 speed fan with timer settings
  • Fusion stereo system with twin internal speakers
  • 2 x bedside reading lights
  • Internal surround LED lighting

Water system

  • 210L water tank capacity
  • 85lt grey water tank
  • External water draw facility (creek draw)
  • Water delivery – 12 volt pump
  • Water in pressure reducer (for connecting to town water)
  • Truma gas hot water system connected to kitchen & shower
  • Hot/cold power shower

External

  • 2 x double glazed windows with integral blind & fly screens
  • Triple lock door with integral security screen
  • External slide out gourmet kitchen
  • Lockable side storage compartments
  • Wind out 4.5m x 2.5m awning
  • Large front storage box with side loading doors
  • Lockable gas box & twin jerry can holders

Kitchen

  • External slide out gourmet kitchen with expandable stainless bench, large utensil drawer, under sink storage compartment
  • Stainless steel sink with hot/cold mixer tap
  • 3 burner gas stove with electronic ignition
  • 2 large insulated pantry storage drawers
  • Slide out fridge compartment
  • Deep pot storage compartment with sliding top drawer

Electrics

  • 1 x 240V power inlet & 2 x 240V power outlets
  • Anderson plug for car connection
  • 12 volt internal power sockets
  • LED internal surround lighting
  • LED external under awning light
  • LED lights in external storage compartments
  • Batteries – 2 x 120amp AGM
  • Enerdrive 40amp advanced battery management system (lithium compatible) incorporating dual DC to DC and AC chargers & remote monitor
  • 1000 watt pure sine wave inverter
  • Water flow metre (gives exact water in tank readout)
  • 2 x 160 watt roof mounted solar panels
  • Break-away break safe system

Specifications & Floor Plan

Overall length – 6900mm including spare wheel – 6500mm excluding spare wheel

Body length – 4600mm / Width – 1970mm / Height – 2440mm

Tare weight – 1740kg / Gross weight – 2500kg / Ball weight – 145kg

For full specifications and price download a brochure

Customisations & Options

All our campers come with an extensive list of equipment as standard but because we custom make them here in Australia we can also customise your camper with any options or additions that you require.

The following is a list of the most popular Defender Hybrid upgrades but if you want an option included but you do not see it here please call us to discuss your requirements.

  • Internal cooking facilities
  • Luxury leather interior seating
  • Multimedia entertainment system – HD digital TV with integrated DVD/USB player plus Wineguard wind up antenna
  • Air Conditioning
  • Diesel cabin heater
  • Internal fans
  • Bunk beds (various layouts available)
  • Lithium power system upgrade
  • Power inverter upgrade
  • Extra 12V & 240V power outlets
  • Extra LED lights
  • Cargo/wood basket on front box
  • Bicycle carrier (twin bikes)
  • Additional fridge, BBQ & generator slides
  • EvaKool 85lt fridge/freezer Rhinomax special build
  • Rear view camera
  • BBQ gas bayonet outlet
  • Fully enclosed annex
  • Annex separate walls – side walls / front wall
  • Draught skirt
  • Awning anti-flap kit
  • Extra water tanks
  • Water filter
  • External tap
  • Wheel & hub match (enables camper wheels to be used on tow vehicle as spare)
  • Twin rear spare wheel holder (includes extra wheel & tyre)
  • Electronic push button roof opening
  • Disc Brake upgrade
  • Air suspension upgrade
  • Hitch lock DO35
  • Spare bearing kit

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Brochure / Pricing

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Arrange a viewing

The best place to see a Rhinomax in the flesh is at our factory where we can give you a factory tour and you can see the campers being made. We will also be exhibiting on various caravan/camping shows throughout the year.

If you can’t get to our factory or shows contact us to arrange seeing one in your area.

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