They spent three weeks in the Australian jungle living with a host of creepy-crawlies.
And the stars of this year’s I’m A Celebrity appeared delighted to have returned to their glamorous lifestyles as they took to Instagram on Tuesday to document their journey back to the U.K.
Emily Atack, John Barrowman, James McVey, Nick Knowles, Fleur East and Malique Thompson Dwyer couldn’t resist sharing snaps of them quaffing champagne as they sat in the swanky Emirates lounge in Auckland before posing in their first-class business seats on the plane.
Living it up: The I’m A Celebrity campmates appeared delighted to have returned to their pampered lives with James McVey taking to Instagram on Tuesday to share snaps of his flight
Ahead of the long flight, Emily, 28, shared a snap with Extra Camp host Scarlett Moffatt in Emirates lounge, with the pair indulging in a glass of bubbly.
Pulling an animated face, the make-up free actress wrote: ‘We’re on our jolly’s!’ before Scarlett uploaded her own Instagram post in her first-class seat.
The Gogglebox star, 28, appeared to revel in the luxurious upgrade as she shared a snap of her holding yet more champagne.
Celebration: Ahead of the long flight, Emily Atack, 28, shared a snap with Extra Camp host Scarlett Moffatt in Auckland’s Emirates lounge, with the pair indulging in a glass of bubbly
Home time! Pulling an animated face, the make-up free actress wrote: ‘We’re on our jolly’s!’ before Scarlett uploaded her own Instagram post in her first-class seat
Spot of bubbly: The Gogglebox star, 28, appeared to revel in the luxurious upgrade as she shared a snap of her holding yet more champagne
She wrote: ‘Can’t believe it… @bettymoffatt can’t wait to see you.’
The Vamps guitarist James McVey also shared his joy at landing a first-class seat.
The 24-year-old reclined on his plush leather chair with a film set up in the background. He captioned the post: ‘London I’m coming for you’, before sharing a picture of Kirstie Brittain enjoying the same perks.
Ready to come home: She wrote: ‘Can’t believe it… @bettymoffatt can’t wait to see you’
Luxurious: The Vamps guitarist James McVey also shared his joy at landing a first-class seat, with him also posting one of his girlfriend Kirstie reclining in hers
Seeing the funny side: Nick poked fun at those red swimming shorts as he held up a green pair with fellow campmate Fleur East
Fabulous: John, 51, enjoyed a pink cocktail in Sydney before heading to the airport with husband Scott
Sweet: The couple looked like they didn’t manage to bag first-class tickets, but beamed as they posed for a selfie ahead of take-off
Up, up and away: John cuddled his toy cat, which was his luxury item in the jungle, ahead of taking to their seats
Extra Camp host Joe Swash was quick to take up the offer of champagne on his flight, while John, 51, enjoyed a pink cocktail in Sydney before heading to the airport with husband Scott.
The couple looked like they didn’t manage to bag first-class tickets, but beamed as they posed for a selfie ahead of take-off.
Earlier in the day, the campmates headed for lunch ahead of jetting back home to the UK.
Taking to Instagram to share a snap of the group, Fleur East’s sister Keshia captioned the snap: ‘The last supper’.
Chilled out: Malique Thompson-Dywer posted a snap of him looking thoroughly relaxed as he soaked up the benefits of his first-class seat
Indulgent: Extra Camp host Joe Swash was quick to take up the offer of champagne on his flight
Tasty treat: The campmates were enjoying their final day in Australia together on Tuesday as they headed for lunch ahead of jetting back home to the UK
The group looked in good spirits on the outing, with Jungle King Harry Redknapp placing an arm around his beloved wife Sandra, whilst Fleur and Keshia beamed behind them.
Nick Knowles was also at the meal with his son TJ, whilst Sair Khan cosied up to her boyfriend Simon Lennon.
Emily’s mother Kate Robbins headed up the table, but the Inbetweeners star was off enjoying cocktails with fellow campmate Rita Simons.
The group all seemed surprisingly fresh-faced at the meal considering they had spent the night partying.
The 11 campmates joined their family and the I’m A Celebrity crew in toasting the Jungle King Harry Redknapp and celebrating the end of the best watched series at the
However, their revelry reportedly proved to be too much for fellow guests at the Palazzo Versace Gold Coast, with a source telling The Sun: ‘The wrap party went on for ages and it’s no secret that the cast got very rowdy with friends and family.
Pour it up: Emily’s mother Kate Robbins headed up the table, but Emily was off enjoying cocktails with fellow campmate Rita Simons
“Everyone was really excited to see each other and it was a really fun party. But a lot of the campmates hadn’t drunk any alcohol for ages and had been eating rice and beans, so some of them got really tipsy very quickly.
‘When they got back to the hotel, the staff had to remind them to keep the noise down so they didn’t disturb the other guests. It’s a really posh place and people pay a lot of money to stay there!’
As well as giving fans a glimpse into the party on their social media sites, This Morning viewers witnessed the debauchery when Holly Willoughby made a drunken appearance on the show live from the bash after drinking for 12 hours.
Loving life: Malique, Harry Redknapp and Rita Simons were among campmates from I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here series wrap party on Monday
Party animal: Jungle princess Emily took to the picture sharing site to share a stunning snap clad in a red satin maxi dress as she thanked fans for all their support
Staying close: Malique shared pictures with his jungle ‘sister’ Fleur
Not-so mellow yellow! Fleur looked sensational in a canary peplum hem midi dress
Fantastic four: Nick’s son TJ shared a snap from inside the party alongside campmate Fleur and presenters Holly Willoughby and Declan Donnelly
The latest series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! has proved to be the most successful yet, garnering the show its highest ratings in its entire history.
A peak audience of 12.1million viewers tuned in to watch Harry Redknapp crowned the King of the Jungle on Sunday night’s finale, capping off weeks of record-breaking numbers for ITV’s 16-year-old ratings juggernaut.
And while viewing figures were cause for celebration, fans of the reality show were in unison in their praise for co-host Holly Willoughby, gushing that she’d ‘breathed new life’ into the series, after stepping in to temporarily replace Ant McPartlin.
Best buds: Emily and John shared snaps larking around together before heading to the star-studded wrap party together
Loving life: Sair Khan was seen partying alongside boyfriend Simon Lennon
Reunited: Sair also spent some time alongside Kisok Kev at the wrap party
Bosses at ITV have revealed that Sunday night’s finale gave the show its highest peak audience of the series, with average viewing numbers of 10.9million — an increase of 1.7million viewers on last year’s final, and the highest rating final since 2013.
Based on seven-day consolidated data, the series averaged 12.2 million viewers, making it the highest rating series in the show’s history.
And Holly enjoyed her own professional achievements on the show, having been praised unanimously for her presenting style as she stepped in to co-host alongside Declan Donnelly while his sidekick Ant dealt with drink and drug addictions.
Jungle life: Sair seemed to be missing jungle life as she shared a picture with Fleur whilst adding crocodile emojis to the snap