Kevin & Neta are ready to head West in their New Age Manta Ray MR18 Adventurer
After three years of gallivanting around Australia in a 2017 New Age 5.5 mtr Manta Ray, we decided to upgrade to enjoy more of this great land. In October 2019 Takalvans began their retail relationship with New Age and we called in too see what was available. We were met (as one would expect) with smiles, but also they listened without the "sales talk". We sat and discussed the possibilities of a specific built upgrade with Natalie. It was a Saturday (the end of the promotion) and Neta's birthday the next day. She commented on the flowers, and low and behold Dale (the owner), presented her with a bunch. We traded in and in the next few months we were given updates on the progress of the manufacture of our van. On collection day I was impressed with the effort put in to ensure the van was tow-able by checking brakes and of course a two hour run down on van operations. Cant wait to test it locally and then head West. Thank you Takalvans. As Arnie said, "we'll be back".
- Neta Whitton via Google
Many thanks to Justin Gorrie at Takalvans Bundaberg for arranging the build of our new 2019 Crusader Musketeer Athos.
It was a pleasure to deal with Justin from the Sales Department throughout the entire process of our build from start to finish.
Justin always stayed in touch with updates and nothing was ever a problem to follow up on and did his upmost to attend to any enquiries we had. Van was presented in a clean condition with a final once over by the lady that gives it the final touch prior to handover.
Also thanks to Dale for running us through the handover in a professional way and making sure all was good prior to leaving.
I would highly recommend Takalvans to any future customers.
- Ross, Sandy & Kiya Harley via Facebook
The service you receive here is fantastic . We had our caravan serviced and a leak fixed . This team are extremely professional and nothing seems to be a problem . They went above and beyond to help us . Cannot recommend them highly enough .
- Robert Watson via Facebook
Had some issues with my Jayco Starcraft when away in Queensland rang Takalvans up only to happy to help got my problems sorted out and they carried out a service at my request. Great service, friendly staff, Jayco were too busy so they missed out as we are from Sydney it was great to get it done so quickly. Would come back here just for my service.
- Ron Smith via Google
Great customer service and a good range of new & used vans. Heaps of accessories & spare parts .
- Janine Love via Google
We’ve had our Crusader (which we purchased from Takalvans) for 12 months today and picked it up today after its 20,000 service. All our dealings have been a breeze. Thank you Dale Hodge and the team.
- Sonni Butler via Facebook
The nicest people who go out of there way to help you and they have a great store which caters for everything you need to make caravan life easy.
Glenda Edward via Google
Had our van serviced and a number of minor issues sorted on Monday. Can't speak highly enough of Dale Hodge and team in the workshop. Wouldn't take our van anywhere else.
Gloria Binney via Facebook
Great service, nothing was a problem while deciding on the build of our caravan.
- Peter & Helen Trotter via Facebook
Thank you for the lovely gift box you gave us. Lots of lovely goodies in it. We really appreciate your thoughtfulness. Everyone we dealt with was excellent which made the purchase of the van stress free. Thank you once again.
- James & Glenda Page
Had warranty work and some accessories added, a very professional business with reasonable prices that takes the time to explain and advise.
- Kevin Brady via Google
Thanks guys, a big thank you to Justin and the team, we are first time caravanners and the amount of info and service was greatly appreciated.
- Dave Hughes via Facebook
Just a short note to let you know we arrived home safely last Friday with caravan intact (nil incidents or damage) and I have since returned to work. Marie and I also wanted to convey our heartfelt thanks for yours and Takalvans staff members assistance to us in the delivery of our van. We are still pinching ourselves at the outcome of our purchase and are extremely happy and satisfied with our experience. We have since seen your post on your Facebook site and could not keep the smiles from our faces on sighting it. We were quite anxious at the start of our purchase, but you made it a smooth experience from start to finish and for that we will be always in your debt.
-Robert & Marie Hucker
We have just purchased a new Viscount V3 caravan from Justin and the Takalvan crew.
Graham says: bloody excellent caravan and service!
Karen says: Super keen to go for our first trip in this beautiful van.
We both say: We were treated like family and nothing was too much trouble. 10 out of 10!
- Graham & Karen
Awesome van, awesome dealership. Couldn’t be happier with the van and the support from Takalvans has been excellent. Maybe we will drop by on our second lap! Thanks again Dale and Takalvans.
- Paula Thompson via Facebook
We have just purchased our first caravan and I would like to personally thank Dale and Justin and all the other staff for their excellent customer service throughout this process. We live in Mission Beach and saw the van online, from the moment of our first enquiry right through to the finalisation of the purchase and the pick up of the van we received exceptional service. We had many questions, lots of emails and phone calls and a cousin inspected the van on our behalf and a friend drove to pick it up for us. Each one of these people also received great service from the staff. It's refreshing to see! Thank you - our time has come to hit the road!
- Marcia Christine Baker via Facebook
Just thought I'd drop you all a quick line to say a big thanks to for sorting out our van as we've been travelling. You know whenever people chat to us about the van we always say a van's only as good as the service / dealer backup. There's so many people with horror stories. You're all a credit to the industry - if only there were more service like yours around!
- John Thompson & Family
We would recommend Takalvans to everyone. We have been impressed with your service and appreciate the prompt service when attending to warranty issues. Nothing has been a problem.
- Gary & Judy Duthie from Alice Springs
Recently purchased a Coromal POP-Top off Takalvans and there service was outstanding and Justin was a legend in the way he approached and dealt with us. I highly recommend The Takalvans team with your first or next purchase.
- Brett Hastie via Facebook
Sales team were excellent. No pushy staff, great trade in price. Delivery hand over was thorough, not hurried, well explained. Follow up calls to check on satisfaction great. Would highly recommend this dealer.
- Dennis Johnson
"Takalvans are amazing....they have given us support and excellent advice even though they know we bought our caravan while in Brisbane...I would drive across country to buy from them next time...they're genuine good guys"
- Chris Mallett via Facebook
"We are both so happy with our van and the service we received from your business. We will recommend you to anyone who asks. You made the whole experience so easy particularly "first timers!" We are now looking forward to our first holiday. Again many thanks."
- Brad & Alison Smith
"Thank you so much for your cooperation and help with the purchase of our new Coromal Lifestyle Van. Thanks also to Dale, and the rest of the Takalvans Team"
- Len & Jan Ivory
"Just a short note to let you know how impressed I was with the service I received from your staff. You looked after our Paramount repair thoroughly and did over and above what was originally required. I will have no hesitation in recommending Takalvans whenever I can."
- Gerry Gagel
"Natalie & Dale & Staff. Thank you so much for all your good service on the delivery of our new van. We love it!!"
- Dianne & Garry Heit
"We would like to thank Takalvan caravans for the exceptional service we received when we traded and purchased our Supreme caravan, especially Justin from sales and Dillon from the service; you can be applauded for the friendly service above and beyond what we expected which is exceptional these days. Thanks again!"
- Dave & Jan
"We are so impressed with the service from Takalvans. They have given us excellent advice which once you get back on the road realise just how correct it is. Dale answered our million questions and their prices were really reasonable. Eg. Their litre bottle of blue toilet chemical was about $15 - where we usually pay around $28-$38. Thanks guys for caring about your customers and taking the time to help."
- Melissa Francis via Facebook
"We are extremely impressed with Takalvans, Dale & all team members with their show room service, sales yard service & work shop services. We have bought two vans off them so far. Upgrade each time. Will keep buying their Cormal vans."
- Tony Lunn via Facebook
"Takalvans sales and service is excellent. Staff are excellent, cannot do enough for you. Service and advice excellent."
- Sandy Geaney via Facebook
"Such friendly staff and excellent service. Thank you Dale and Ashley."
- Tess Bloomer via Facebook
"Great service, put solar on our motorhome and a fresh water tank. Friendly staff."
- Joe Cooper via Facebook
"Great Service, bought a near new van from these guys and so happy with the van and service, outstanding business to deal with, would highly recommend Takalvans to anyone who is in the market for a new or used van."
- Greg Yarham via Facebook