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.

When To Go What To Know

2017 Australian Tennis Open Travel Package

This amazing best of Australian Open packages was planned for a Midwest couple who were huge tennis fans. This couple had never been to Australia but were certainly world travelers. One of their dreams was to go to the Australian Tennis Open. So they wanted to experience the tennis tournament and hit the highlights of 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

2016 World Cup of Golf Travel Package: Melbourne

This World Cup of Golf Travel Package was designed for a couple of avid golfers who wanted to attend the World Cup and experience the highlights of Melbourne. They stayed 5 nights at the sleek and luxurious Crown Promenade hotel with a mix of golf and other fun activities during the day. After arriving at their hotel, they Read More…






Trip Type: Sports and Events, Golf

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