Australia June 2005

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1. Posted by craigwalsh (Budding Member 35 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Hi my name is Craig im 24 and live in Edinburgh and looking to travel somwhere around June 2005 for 12 months dont really have any plans when i get there apart from a visit to Perth to see a friend and getting my international skydive license at some point in the 12 months.
Just starting to plan now and look around at flights etc.. and also possible layover stops.

So be in touch and if your near Edinburgh lets meet up for a beer or 2

Take it easy

2. Posted by Tamo (Full Member 40 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Heya, flying into perth in august this year! Travelling up to darwin, then down east coast to perth, sydney for new year! Then down to melbourne. Going on a work travel visa, then heading out to NZ, fiji, and USA. Would be cool if you fancy meeting up somewhere along the line!!

Tams x

3. Posted by craigwalsh (Budding Member 35 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Hey there Tamo planning on doing a similar journey to you just don’t know which way round yet, either starting or ending at Perth so chances are a beer or two will be on the itinerary at some point! Doing the work Visa thing too, really want to go to NZ and see the lord of the rings sets.
Where abouts are you starting out from? I am planning to fly out of Manchester.
Is this your first big traveling adventure? How has it been finding flights?

Look forward to hearing back

4. Posted by cazy bo (Budding Member 23 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!


Im off to Oz in June for a year. Wouldn't have a clue where Im going first as will go with the flow when I get over there, but like you am looking for people to meet up with. First time I would have ever travelled by myself and it a bit scary, but can't wait.

If you want to get in touch, email me at


Caz :)

5. Posted by amandy (Budding Member 26 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

i have a similar plan going on, i was thinking 12 months in Oz travelling and working with other travels before during and after (NZ, Fiji, Thailand etc)
id also be interested in meeting up with people whilst there
23 Female (amanda) in UK

6. Posted by craigwalsh (Budding Member 35 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Thought id post a bit of the email i sent to leanne who posted on travellerspoint. might give people some ideas.

Well been looking into things id like to do/experience one of the things I have always wanted to do is get my skydiving license but have also been looking at which looks interesting and maybe do some deep sea boat fishing for a day so when you say you caught one this big (arms stretched right out) you mean it (this probably more of way of just getting on my step dads nerves as he is a real keen fisherman) climbing to the top of Sydney Harbor Bridge and getting a good look around and some great photos too! Got to go to Perth at some point and catch with a friend and if my other mate is still in the country (she left for Oz last Sep) I will have to catch up with her or face Scottish wrath!! Surfing is a must I think being in Oz so saw this which looks quite cheap and a bit of a laugh. Also saw which might be fun for a couple of weeks just so you get see some stuff off the beaten track. A visit to see if I can get a photo with Steve (the legend) Irwin. Always wanted to go to a Wet’n’Wild and they have one in Oz! And really think New Year has to be done in style in Sydney and I think that getting dressed up and going crazy at the Mardi Gras in Feb. would be laugh too. And of course what trip isn’t complete without a picture standing on Ramsey Street ; - )
In NZ ive been told to check out the Lord of The Rings tour and have a day quad biking on 90 mile beach.
Those are just some thoughts at the moment but I have a feeling that it will be case of deciding what to do and then working out a route to fit it all in.