20New Age Manta Ray

New Age Manta Ray

 Verified
3.7

36 reviews · Statistics

PositivevsNegative
58%25%17%

Mileage 2,300 km
Value for Money
3.1 (7)
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.7 (6)
Interior Build Quality
2.8 (6)
Off-roading Performance
3.0 (3)
Exterior Build Quality
2.8 (6)
Comfort
3.6 (5)
Sturdy design
Simple to haul
Comfortable furnishings
Some finishes not particularly durable
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Reviews

New Age Manta Ray36 reviews
Sam D.
Sam D.6 posts
  18ft Ensuite Rear Door
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Donotgonearnewage
Donotgonearnewage
  19ft Ensuite Rear Door

Aftercare service is absolutely appalling

Warranty is non existent, the new age dealer we bought our caravan off in Sydney won’t do warranty claims on our 6 month old van because they have not been reimbursed for previous warranty claims. Do not go near this company Show details
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Merv
MervWAPerth, WA5 posts
  18ft Ensuite

had a few problems

Reasonable happy with our Manta Ray......The major issue is the BED. Bought the Van new about 6 months ago and on delivery were told NOT to sit on the end of the bed as we might bend it while extended (Im 85kg and wife is 65kg ).
, Then told to push the frame all the way in while driving make sure it doesnt bend as well (mattress extension is put on top of the bed )
$67300.00 for the van and cant sit on the bed.....GET REAL NEW AGE
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Ripped Off
Ripped OffACTCanberra Central 2601, ACT69 posts
  Verified 18ft Ensuite
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Jason T.
Jason T.4 posts
  19ft Ensuite Rear Door

great purchase

I wish I made the decision to get mine a lot sooner especially now when I look back at how much better camping could've been for me and the misses. The caravan is well built and sturdy and its easy to tow and maintain.
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Neil
NeilVictoria14 posts
  19ft Ensuite Rear Door

New Age Manta Ray 19ft Enduro

Hi this is my second New Age Van purchased from New Age Melbourne 5months ago and love it. Have had nil issues with it and just love getting away in it. Great service from Joel and Mel who cannot do enough for you and knows their product. Very happy all round. Show details
GRH
GRH9 posts
  18ft Ensuite Rear Door

New Age 18ft Mantra Ray nothing but trouble

We bought an 18ft ER Manta Ray caravan from New Age mid 2017. Ever since we have had repeated issues with brakes, wiring and other features. The reverse camera has never worked. When they went to fix wiring issue regarding the electro stability control the whole unit was liquid nailed to the floor and they had to make a hole in the floor to remove and repair it. We were sold on the high-end quality of this caravan, but a lot of shortcuts have been made in the manufacturing. On top of this our experience dealing with New Age regarding repairs has been awful. They are quick to blame wear and tear and the customer for why a caravan just over 12 months old is falling apart. Show details
Dennis Tafe
Dennis Tafe13 posts
  18ft Ensuite Rear Door
Gra
GraNSWHunter Region, NSW5 posts
  18ft Ensuite

New Age Manta Ray 18ft issues

We purchased our van in 2018 from Bairnsdale New Age outlet and they were great to deal with however as we live in Port Stephens we had to use Beresfield for our services. What a nightmare - we had several problems and they accused us of changing things ourselves and were very loathe to fix things. Took weeks to fix things which turned out to be minor issues. We would not recommend them to anybody as they are only interested in selling vans. New Age need to improve their work during in construction and have better standards and also who they allow to have franchises representing their company .Graeme

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Chris Riley
Chris RileyWASouth West, WA22 posts
  16ft Ensuite
daughter
daughter9 posts
  18ft Ensuite Rear Door
Tony kilmuurray aka Kill
Tony kilmuurray aka Kill5 posts
  22ft Bunk Ensuite

We just love our van. (MR22BES2)

The van is fully fitted out for free camping and therefore is no light weight, but tows like a dream behind our l/cruiser 100 series turbo diesel. Everywhere we stop caravanner,s want to have a look. They love the fit out and colour scheme. Just back from Shark Bay and the wheat belt /wild flower belt. Have been all over the van trying to find fault with no success. Any questions we have are only a phone call away to New Age Perth who have been excellent from day one. Are members of the New Age Tribe. and our next Tribe event is to Fontys Pool in November. Cannot wait.

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R Walsh
R Walsh
  16ft Ensuite

Not happy with Warranty issues

Purchased from Newcastle started with only minor problems easy fix inside van fitted out great outside looks good underneath the pipe work and electrical lines poor everything siliconed together solar panels on roof siliconed straight to the roof and rubbing tow hitch welded on crooked draw bar has rust at some of the welds left hand brake not working properly over heating even after adjustment Melbourne have done nothing gave us an upgrade on the air conditioner I’ve checked the models and in fact it’s a down grade by about $400 Snakey Salesmen looks like solicitors will have to deal with them all we wanted was a no stress retirement

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Bee wise
Bee wisePerth10 posts
  Verified 16ft Ensuite

Living the dream

Just picked up our new MR16ES2 from Cannington Perth. Excellent customer service and after service. Hand over was a little bit over whelming but came with a dvd to watch again later. Van was perfect, no issues. Quality build with quality equipment and finish .Built in Australia for Australian conditions. Perfect size for 2 people with plenty of room. Now living the dream.

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Ian
IanQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD53 posts
  Verified 19ft Ensuite Rear Door

Definitely recommended

Took a long time to make a decision on a caravan as I wanted to make sure that I was getting value for money.

The quality of the build and finish has been done well, all fixtures and fittings are of good quality. Very comfortable dining and full queen size bed. As I’m towing with a Discovery 4 you don’t really notice the van behind you.

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Questions & Answers

Kelvin W.
Kelvin W. · Manta Ray

My Manta Ray tv no sound when I got home from a trip is there a mute I can't find.

Kelvin W.
Kelvin W.  

Do u mean on the back of set or on remote control as tried both with no success can't seem to get sound on my NEO 28" SMARTTV & DVD player.

Greg J.
Greg J. · 16ft Ensuite

Can 2 adults sit comfortably at cafe seating in a mr16e Manta Ray

Lisa
Lisa · Manta Ray

Can I change my existing queen bed layout to two single beds

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Details

Features:

  • New Age’s Manta Ray selection includes a variety of caravans ranging in size from 16ft to 22ft, for on-road, semi off-road and full off-road adventures.
  • All caravans come equipped with an ensuite with shower and toilet, including a fully-equipped kitchen, and a spacious layout.
  • They also have a hot dip galvanised chassis that doesn’t suffer from surface rust, making for a durable foundation for your caravan.
  • A Cruisemaster XT suspension system is included with the caravan, offering reliable suspension that makes travelling distances a breeze.
  • As a cherry on top, they also have a 24” smart TV, giving you a slice of luxury in even the roughest surrounds.

Points of praise:

  • Most reviews found that the New Age Manta Ray caravans were well-built and sturdy, and allowed them to travel great distances without a hitch.
  • They also found that the caravans were simple to tow. As one reviewer put it, “it tows like a dream”.
  • According to reviews, the furnishings in this caravan are comfortable, and comparable to those you’d find in a regular home.

A point of pain:

  • Some reviewers noted that a few of the finishes - such as the bathroom door, external speaker, and protection around electrical wiring - weren’t as durable as they expected.
Compare all New Age Manta Ray listings
CategoryCaravansCaravansCaravansCaravans
Price (RRP) $58,999$68,240$63,577$74,865
Sleeping Capacity2 people2 people2 people4 people
Number of Axles2222
Tare Weight1,840 kg2,342 kg2,200 kg2,483 kg
Travel Length7.232 m8.155 m7.837 m8.975 m
Dimensions 2970 x 2500 x 7085 mm2950 x 2500 x 8005 mm2950 x 2500 x 7690 mm2950 x 2500 x 8830 mm
Off-Road CapableNoNoNoNo
ExpanderNoNoNoNo
Pop-TopNoNoNoNo
Main Bed SizeQueenQueenQueenQueen
Bathroom / Laundry InclusionsShower, Sink, Toilet, Vanity and Washing MachineShower, Sink, Toilet, Vanity and Washing MachineShower, Sink, Toilet, Vanity and Washing MachineShower, Sink, Toilet, Vanity and Washing Machine
Exterior FeaturesAwning, External Speakers and Solar PanelsAwning, External Speakers and Solar PanelsAwning, External Speakers and Solar PanelsAwning, External Speakers and Solar Panels
Interior FeaturesAir Conditioning and TVAir Conditioning and TVAir Conditioning and TVAir Conditioning and TV
Kitchen InclusionsCooktop, Fridge, Microwave and SinkCooktop, Fridge, Microwave and SinkCooktop, Fridge, Microwave and SinkCooktop, Fridge, Microwave and Sink
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)
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