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Starting in Cairns in September, alone!

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1. Posted by skippy3587 (Budding Member 25 posts) 5y


I am travelling Australia, starting in September in Cairns! I am planning on working my way down the East Coast to Sydney for Xmas and New Year and have booked into Wake up hostel in Sydney! I have a WHV so will be working along my way! Having fun and partying, also just chill out too! I am going alone! Let me know if anyones plans are the similar. I would love to get to know people before i go and even maybe find a travel buddy to join me!

Lisa x

2. Posted by Suzyb (Inactive 63 posts) 5y

hi lisa, im staying at the wake up hostel over xmas n new yr!! great to know i can make some friends before i arrive!!

3. Posted by skippy3587 (Budding Member 25 posts) 5y

Brill!! Will have to meet up when we are there! When are you getting to OZ, where you starting? I hope your ready for a partying Xmas and New Year in Wake up, haha! Add me on Facebook if your on there 'Lisa Skippen' x

4. Posted by Suzyb (Inactive 63 posts) 5y

i arrive in Melbourne on 13th dec, staying for a wk or so, then i'll be arriving in sydney on the 22nd dec.
after new yr im hopping on the ox experience up the east coast. ill be on a whv so after that just going to go with the flow!
aww so excited wish it would just hurry up!
i'll try and find you on facebook!!! but yes will defo see you for xmas and new yr!!!

5. Posted by skippy3587 (Budding Member 25 posts) 5y

We are going the opposite direction then! will defo meet up over xmas and new year though!
I know, i cant wait! It cant come quick enough for me i wish i was there now! x

6. Posted by Tracy2011 (Budding Member 71 posts) 5y

Hey Lisa!

I'm arriving in Cairns on 11th Sept (am booked into Gilligan's for the first week), then I also plan to travel/work down the East Coast, spending Xmas/NYE in Sydney! (have booked into Glebe YHA).

Did search you on FB but there are two of 'you'! Are you the brunette or blonde?! :)

7. Posted by skippy3587 (Budding Member 25 posts) 5y

Hi Tracey
Brill, good to hear ur plans are similar, can't wait I'm so excited to get out there! Will have to meet when u get there as I should already be there, as haven't booked my flights yet! I was looking at gilligans to book for first few days but weren't really sure where was best!
On Facebook my profile pic is of two girls both brown hair

8. Posted by Suzyb (Inactive 63 posts) 5y

Found you on facebook. Keep in touch and we'll defo meet up in Sydney x

9. Posted by J0sephine (Budding Member 70 posts) 5y


I am also planning on being in Sydney over Xmas & new year.

Would also like to get to know people too!

I am also on a whv :)

would be cool to meet up!

Jo x

10. Posted by hosks79 (Budding Member 27 posts) 5y

Also booked into Wake Up over Xmas and NYE!

Would be awesome to meet up with everyone!

Hope everyone's travel plans are coming together!!