Purchased as an empty box with only a Holden motor, the
“We saw her in the back of the Kippering dealer in 1988 and I offered $2200,” Robert said.
“She needed rego, so for $3000 I drove her out the gate. Since then we’ve done 61 thousand kilometres to date, including a trip to Tassie.”
After purchase, Robert carefully restored Formerly over the next 2 years. Sharing his photo album transcript of all the hard work, firemen once using the truck would not recognise her from her former state.
The luxuriously upholstered dining area seats which double as wardrobes & storage, beautifully crafted wood carved tabletop and sectioned off bedroom area, the truck is fully self-contained, toilet inclusive.
Their home base is Petrie Joyner, Strathpine, and during their first trip after restoration in 1990 to Cairns, they stopped into the beautiful Fern Hideaway Resort in Byfield.
Robert said they’ve returned each year since then to meet up with family.
Set up camp or lodge in one of the beautiful self-contained log cabins. And feast Friday, Saturday, Sunday lunch or Saturday night dinner whilst being entertained by resident muso, Marto.