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Surf lessons and some beach time ... Laura soaks up the last rays of sun in Australia


Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore

IRISH beauty Laura Whitmore has been taking a well deserved break after hosting this year's 'I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here Now'.

The TV presenter hosted the series alongside Joe Swash, but has since been enjoying her down time in Australia.

Whitmore (29) has been sharing her exploits with her more than three hundred thousand followers on picture sharing site Instagram.


The Bray native has had a presenting role on the show for four years now but despite being a regular visitor to Australia she only had her first surf lesson this week, posting a photo from Bondi beach to prove it.

Yesterday, she visited the Sydney Opera House were she snapped a picture of the landmark building on the Australian west coast, jokingly commenting "Opera House isn't as big as you'd think".

The Bray native also spent time with Lara Fraser, the London based PR guru.

On Wednesday she posted pictures of herself relaxing in a Bon Jovi T-shirt, casually lounging in the retro top and black sweatpants. But she still had time to make the most of the local beaches before she has to get on a plane back to London and on to Dublin.

This year's instalment of I'm a Celeb was won by Carl "Foggy" Fogarty, one of the most successful World Superbike racers of all time.

The biker ace fended off the likes of Ireland's Nadia Forde and runner-up Jake Quickenden to be proclaimed king of the jungle.


TV favourites Ant and Dec presented the main show from the outback for the 14th year running.

Meanwhile, Dublin contestant Nadia returns to Ireland this week where she is due to appear in the Tivoli panto.

But since her exit, the model said that despite agreeing to a dinner date with jungle flirt Jake, she doesn't hold out any hopes of a romance.

"I don't think so," Nadia said.

"I'm single and he's a lovely guy, as are all the other guys but no. Not on my side anyway."