S: AUSTRALIA JUNE 18 - JULY 2, 2011
BC: Hummel Family Vacation - Australia 2011
FC: AUSTRALIA 2011
1: Melbourne, Australia June 18-20, 2011
10: We had a great time in Melbourne. We visited Warrook Farm where we fed kangaroos, watched sheep be herded and shaved, fed and milked cows, and tried (unsuccessfully) to use a whip. We went to the Koala Conservation Center. We ended our day with the Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Craig even went to an Australian rules football game.
19: We also spent a day with nature. We were able to see Koalas, Kangaroos and Emus in their natural environment. The landscape was beautiful. We had a naturalist who guided us through the day. At lunch, he told the story of Australian Billy Tea.
20: Perth, Australia June 21-22, 2011
22: Exmouth, Australia June 22-24, 2011
26: Exmouth was our favorite visit. We spent time at the beach, snorkeling, and spent a day swimming with Whale Sharks. We saw dolphin and Hump- back whales also. During the evenings, we went into town for dinner and fun.
28: Ayers Rock, Australia June 25-27, 2011
33: Ayers Rock included a sunset dinner with star gazing, a tour of Uluru with Aboriginal Guides, climbing the rock, and a sunset camel ride.
36: Cairns, Australia June 28-30, 2011
38: While in Cairns, we went sailing and snorkeling at The Great Barrier Reef, visited Bird Island, went jungle surfing, visited the Rainforest and went horseback riding.
42: The Rainforest
50: Our final city was Sydney, Australia. We climbed the Sydney Harbor Bridge and visited the Sydney Opera House. | Sydney, Australia June 30-July 2, 2011