This legendary ‘go-big-or-go-home’ Bush Lapa caravan is ideal for those long stays in remote places with the people you truly treasure. Take them anywhere and stay as long as you like in supreme luxury. In the new Ratel 3i, the double bed converts to a table with two seats. See below for detailed illustrations.

  • Set-up camp in under 15 minutes.
  • Sleeps 2 adults and 1 child.
  • 1140kg dry weight
  • 3CR12 Stainless steel body and chassis with a 1 year warranty.
  • GVM 1800 kg
  • Departure angle of 22°
  • Comes standard with the fuss-free Bush Wing® awning including complete set of sides, and spacious kitchen layout, additional fridge drawer with loads of storage space, gas geyser, shower wing under awning and lots more.


RATEL 3 - Inside layout

RATEL 3i - Inside layout

  • Closed view
  • Open view
    Dry weight of 1040 kg
    Full length with spare wheel included is 5100 mm
  • Top view displaying one single bed and one double bed
  • Side and front beds with tents
  • Closed View
  • Open view
    Dry weight of 1190 kg
    Full Length with spare wheel included is 5440 mm
  • Top view of double bed converted into dining table and two seats

  • Dining table now converted to double bed

General Specifications

  • Dry Weight – full house: 1140kg
  • Total Length (Sparewheel incl): 5440mm
  • Total Height to roof top: 2150mm
  • Total Height to top of Bush Wing (depending on tyre size): 2250mm
  • Head room inside: 1980mm
  • Total Width: 1970mm
  • Ground Clearance (axle): 350mm
  • Departure angle: 22°
  • Solid beam axle with leaf springs and shock absorbers: 1800kg
  • GVM : 1800kg
  • Loading Capacity: 660kg
  • Double bed: 1
  • Single bed: 1
  • Sleeps: 3 Adults
  • Stainless Steel Body and Chassis     
  • Aluminium interior and doors     
  • Micro Dotted (also known as Data Dot) as per law specs
  • 1 Year Guarantee (ex factory) on material and workmanship, other items as per manufacturer’s guarantees     

Standard features

  • Bush Wing awning 90° x 270° x 1  
  • Sides for Bush Wing (2x doors) x 6
  • Draft skirt x 2
  • 15″ Wheels, 6 stud, steel epoxy rims x 3
  • Kitchen with stainless steel working table x 1
  • Stabilizers/Jacks/High lift jacks x 2
  • Wheel spanner, lockable spare wheel x 1
  • Cupboards for clothes with canvassing & zips x 20
  • Mattresses 1 x D + 1 x S
  • Inside bed with window & mosquito net
  • Front bed with tent
  • Dual entry doors
  • Shower cubicle
  • Inside floor carpet
  • Heavy duty jockey wheel
  • Jockey wheel out of the way bracket
  • Aluminium checkered noseboxes
  • Jerry can holder between noseboxes
  • Jerry cans
  • Aluminium woodracks on top of noseboxes
  • Deep cycle batteries with cover boxes
  • Kitchen/Shower LED light
  • Multi round LED
  • LED Lights (4x kitchen, 1each: bed tent, entrance door, geyser door)
  • Outside DUAL Touch LED Lights
  • Hella points 12V output
  • Anderson Fridge points 12V 50A
  • 220V Inlet caravan plug
  • 220V plug (3 point) outside at kitchen
  • 220V plug (2 point) inside (built in breaker)
  • 220V plug (3 point) inside (built in breaker)
  • Intelligent Charging system, monitor and Bush Lapa power panel with USB plugs
  • Charging system from vehicle (Anderson plug on A-frame)
  • 220V Caravan extension lead for mains 10m
  • Mudflaps
  • Mudflap stone protectors for chassis

Optional extras

  • Solar Panel 140W with controller and aluminium roof rack   
  • National Luna 90L incl baskets
  • National Luna 90L excl baskets
  • Snomaster 81.5L incl baskets 
  • Bearing kit
  • Mag Wheels 16”, 17” or 18”
  • Other axle than standard
  • Gasbottles (filled)   
  • 1200 mm x 600 mm Loose standing aluminium table with fold in legs and PVC bag
  • Stoneprotector net