Where we visited

Saturday, 24 July 2010


Dear All,

To help finance a little one of our own, we have decided to put the Battered Fish and Barnacle up for SALE!

For many of you who have read our Blog, you have some idea of what the Battered Fish and Barnacle have achieved and what they are capable of.

The Battered Fish is a 1995 Toyota Landcruiser 4.2L 6 cylinder 5 speed 4WD fitted with all the equipment you need to take you to those remote places you always dreamed of, such as a snorkel, 10t winch, bull bar, driving and fog lights, heavy duty and raised suspension, towbar and dual fuel tanks (approximately 270L), new injector pump. It is registered until March 2011 and has a full service history.

The Battered Fish is fully equipped for you to start your adventure tomorrow, as it has all the recovery gear - air compressor, bottle jacks, x-jack inflated bag, axe, shovel, solar panel for the dual battery system, 60L engel fridge, storage draw system, 60L stainless steel water tank, 6 wheels with Cooper ATR tyres (4 are only 10,000km old), HF radio, CB radio, roof rack, camping lights, trailer brakes, as well as numerous other features.

The Battered Fish is somewhat of a veteran having travelled some 414,000 kms, around and throughout Australia proving its capabilities with us and its previous owner.

The Barnacle, registered until April 2011, is a Kangaroo Tent City Kangaroo 9 Off Road Trailer, with all the features (refer to plus numerous extras including:
Cooper ATR tyres (all interchangeable with the Landcruiser), Full canvas sunroom, 360 degree treg coupling, gas bottle and jerry can holders, spare wheel and vertical mount, electric brakes, AL-KO independent suspension, 60L underfloor water tank, removable platform step for easy access to the bed area, Drifta DPO Slide out kitchen kit - storage box, kitchen and storage box (refer to as well as all the tarps, flooring, ropes, pegs and plastic storage boxes.

We are pleased to offer the Battered Fish and Barnacle together or separately for $23,000 ono and $8,000 ono respectively. Call us on 0410 633 530 or email

Make your dreams come true and set off tomorrow on your adventures.

Thursday, 18 June 2009

The Battered Fish Survey

We are undertaking a very short survey of 5 questions (it will take you a maximum time of one minute to complete!) using SurveyMonkey. We would greatly appreciate you taking the time to help us with the survey so that we can provide you with the information you want to see. To complete the survey, please click here. A new window should open on your screen. Thank you so much for your time.

Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Illawarra Caravan Camping 4WD Fish & Boat Show this weekend

The Battered Fish will be at the Illawarra show this weekend. We will be displaying photos and videos of our adventure and providing demonstrations of how we filtered oil whilst travelling.

The Illawarra Caravan Camping 4WD & Fish Show has over 170 exhibitors displaying everything you will ever need for Caravan, Camping, 4WDs & Fishing. The show is at Kembla Grange Racecourse, Kembla Grange from Friday 27 February until Sunday 1 March, open 9am until 5pm daily.

We look forward to seeing you at the show and discussing your adventures!

Rachel and Gerard

The ... most point of mainland Australia

We made it to the most Eastern, Northern, Western and Southern points of mainland Australia. The hardest point to get to was the Southern most point, a 40km hike through Wilsons Promontory National Park in Victoria!

Crossing State borders