Australia

Australia possesses a powerful lure to travelers of all stripes. There is much to explore in this continent the size of America’s lower 48 states. From the Great Barrier Reef to the Outback, the rainforest to the Sydney Opera House, quirky locals to hopping marsupials — the country offers a bit of everything, and a few things found nowhere else. Fascinating local and aboriginal culture, kangaroos, koalas and other unique wildlife, incredible and diverse landscapes, Australia is perfect for travelers who want to do more than one thing, or perhaps, want to do something different than their travel companions.

The country offers endless mix-and-match possibilities from fine dining to far-off-the-beaten-path adventures. You can hit the highlights and blaze your own trail on the same trip. Or settle into the spa while your partner heads out for another day of excitement and exertion. Down Under Endeavours handcrafts luxury vacations designed around your wants, needs, timeframe and budget. To get a taste of what’s possible, check out these sample itineraries. Have a look, see what catches your eye, then chat to the Down Under team to custom-create one of our Australia travel packages. Occasionally, we offer traditional “package” vacations focused on a special event. But those are the exception, not the rule. Your Australia travel packages itinerary of your trip of your lifetime will be unique to you.

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2017 Australian Open Travel Package

This Australian Open Travel Package was planned for a Midwest couple who were huge tennis fans. While they had never been to Australia, they were certainly world travelers. Australia was on their bucket list, so we sent them to the Australian Open—one of the most exciting sporting events in the world—and to the highlights of Australia. They Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events

Australia Travel Package: Australian Grand Prix

The Formula 1 Grand Prix is car racing’s greatest series that travels the globe. And it starts in Melbourne, Australia. For this Australia travel package, our couple from Florida was looking to enjoy bumper to bumper F1 action as well as V8 Supercars and live music.  The Australian Grand Prix is a motor race held Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events

Australia Vacations: 2016 Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major thoroughbred horse race, dubbed as “the race that stops a nation.” For one of our favorite sporting Australia vacations package, we put together this trip for a family with adult children from Kentucky who loved horse racing. The family started in Melbourne for the Melbourne Cup.  The Melbourne Cup Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events

Australian Open Vacation Package: Tennis and Sydney

This Australian Open Vacation Package was planned for a couple from Texas who were tennis enthusiasts and had dreamed of seeing the Australian Open in person. We put this package together to let them attend day and night sessions at the Australian Open. They also experienced the highlights of two of Australia’s most exciting cities, Melbourne and Sydney. Read More…

Melbourne Golf Package: Kingston Heath and Royal Melbourne

This Melbourne Golf Package was planned for a couple from Florida that had golfed all over the world and wanted a short trip to play some of the top courses in Melbourne: Kingston Heath and Royal Melbourne. While in Australia, they figured they should enjoy some of the nearby wine in the famed Yarra Valley, and see Read More…

Trip Type: Golf, Islands, Beaches & Reefs

Australia Winter Getaway

This Australia Winter Getaway was planned for a couple who wanted a winter holiday with all the highlights of Australia. This travel package gave them the perfect Australian adventure, with a mix of can’t-miss activities and leisure time. Our clients started their Australia Winter Getaway in Port Douglas, a gorgeous tropical city on Australia’s north coast. Read More…

Trip Type: Cities, Highlights

Tasmania Australia Vacation – Ultimate Wildlife Experience

This Tasmania Australia Vacation was planned for a couple from Phoenix who were quite active and had been to Australia several times.  They wanted to do one of the Great Walks and to get up close with Tasmanian wildlife.   We started their Tasmania Australia vacation in Hobart where they visited the always fascinating MONA Read More…

Trip Type: Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife & Wilderness

Cultural Travel Australia Package – Perth, Broome and more – From $2499 pp

This cultural travel Australia vacation package for planned for a couple from Houston, who had been to Australia several times and were looking to do something different.  So we started their cultural travel Australia vacation package in Perth, which sits on the beautiful Swan River, where they took the 45 minute ferry ride down the Read More…

Trip Type: Heritage and Culture

Highlights of Australia: Rock, Reef, Sydney – From $2,999 pp

This Highlights of Australia itinerary is perfect for someone wanting to experience the highlights of Australia with a few unique aboriginal experiences for 10 days.  It was planned for a couple getting married in Italy and then returning to the states.  They started at the unique and wonderful Ayers Rock, where you will learn about Read More…

Trip Type: Highlights

Australia Trip Packages: Luxury Great Barrier Reef Excursion

This is one of our favorite Australia trip packages which was planned for a honeymoon couple from Sacramento.  They wanted the highlights of Australia, but definitely wanted luxury unique experiences.  So we started them on Lizard Island. Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. Our Great Barrier Reef resort is the Read More…

Trip Type: Highlights

Australia and Cook Islands Getaway

Australia and the Cook Islands are a perfect pair for a traveler looking for outdoor adventure ending with tropical beach relaxation. We love this itinerary because it couples Tasmania – which gives the weekend warrior a chance to hike and enjoy the outdoors – with Sydney which is absolutely one of the most vibrant cities in the world. This travel package finishes with you relaxing on a beautiful white sand beach.






Trip Type: Wildlife & Wilderness, Spa & Relaxation

Australian Outback Adventure Vacation

This Australian outback adventure gives you the chance to experience the magic of the Red Centre and the highlights of cosmopolitan life with this unique itinerary.  It was planned for a couple from Houston.  They started at Ayers Rock where they dined under the stars and learn about aboriginal culture and enjoyed a fabulous Australian BBQ buffet.  The Read More…

Trip Type: Outdoor Adventure

Australia Outback Family Adventure Vacation

This Australia family adventure vacation features the unique cultural and wildlife experiences down under.  It was planned for a family of four from New Jersey. Their trip started at Ayers Rock Resort where the family rode camels at sunrise to Uluru.  During the day, when the sun is at its warmest, the family enjoyed the pool Read More…

Trip Type: Family Travel

Australia’s Northern Territory – The Ultimate Adventure – From $4,799 pp

This itinerary is truly for the weekend warrior who wants adventure but then wants to relax in a luxurious setting for dinner and drinks.   This vacation was planned to Australia’s Northern Territory for a couple from Phoenix.  It is full of adventure and it begins at Sails in the Desert, where the couple enjoyed a private Read More…

Trip Type: Outdoor Adventure

South Australia Luxury Accommodation Vacation: Luxury Island Resorts

Experience the ultimate Australia getaway at qualia.  This South Australia Luxury Accommodation vacation was planned for a couple from Chicago.  They wanted some amazing experiences in beautiful lodges and beach resorts in Australia.  Nestled neatly into the northern tip of Hamilton Island, qualia is surrounded by the unsurpassed beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. It’s distinctive Read More…

Trip Type: Islands, Beaches & Reefs, Wildlife & Wilderness