Finally in Australia!!! we got there very early in the morning after flying all through the night from Singapore. we stayinged in Cairns for about 4 or 5 days which was brilliant....really good night life especially Rhinobar and the famous Woolshed!
we went on a cruiser boat to the great barrier reef and snorkelling in the reefs and saw nemo and dory swimming around! then we did our introductory dive- i was a bit nervous at first as i couldnt get used to the breathing but once i was used to it it was amazing! i felt like a mermaid :)
the rest of our time is Cairns was just spent partying it up and getting pretty drunk. our next stop was mission beach and on the way we went to a croc farm which was really good fun. we played with dingoes, fed baby kangaroos and held a baby crocodile and parrots. mission beach was a lot more quite but we made good friends with the people there and experienced goon for the first time...banging headache the next day after that crap!
from there it was Townsville for a day...good for shopping there. and then disaster struck...we missed our oz bus to our next stop. after panicking for a while we decided to get a greyhound bus...then we missed that too. after panicking a bit more we got ourselves onto another bus later that day and eventually arrived (a bit behind schedule) in Airlie Beach!