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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Australian Wine Tasting Vacation: Taste of Margaret River

This Australian Wine Tasting Vacation was planned for a couple from Chicago. They had already planned their Australian adventure on the east coast of the country and they wanted to add a bit of food and wine in an interesting place. So we sent them on a Taste of Margaret River. This is a true foodie delight! Read More…

Trip Type: Food and Wine

Western Australia Vacation - Golden Outback Drive
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Starting at $1099

Western Australia Discovery: Golden Outback Road Trip

Discover classic outback scenery, colonial history, beautiful beaches, and more on this road trip through Australia’s Golden Outback. Western Australia is full of quirky little towns with local charm you won’t find anywhere else! Begin your journey by driving from Perth to Corrigin. This town in the Golden Outback is famous for its Dog Cemetery. Read More…

Trip Type: Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife & Wilderness

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Australia Family Getaway: Heron Island Great Barrier Reef Vacation

Our Australia Family Getaway travel package was designed for a family from Seattle. The parents loved marine life and were serious divers, so we sent them to Heron Island for a week of island adventure. After arriving in Cairns, they were transferred via boat to Heron Island and settled into their rooms at Heron Island Resort. This luxury Read More…

Trip Type: Islands, Beaches & Reefs

Western Australia Vacations - Perth Like a Local
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Western Australia Discovery: Experience Perth Like a Local

Welcome to Western Australia, where it’s time to experience Perth like a local! Want to enjoy the beach lifestyle, relax in natural bushland, sample world-class local wines and watch an ocean sunset all within 30 minutes of a city? It’s all possible in Perth, where many suburbs lie along Indian Ocean surf beaches or the Read More…

Trip Type: Cities, Family Travel

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Australia Adventure Vacation: Marine Life Adventure to the Great Barrier Reef

This Australia adventure vacation package was planned for a couple who loved marine life and wanted unique experiences in Australia.  So we started them at the unique Tangalooma, which offers one of the only wild dolphin feeding experiences in Australia.  The highlight of any visit to Tangalooma is the opportunity to hand feed one of Read More…

Trip Type: Islands, Beaches & Reefs

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Starting at $1899

Tasmania Golf Package: Unforgettable Golf Adventure

This Tasmania Golf Package was planned for a group of 4 from Florida.  These gentlemen had golfed most the world’s best golf courses and they wanted to explore a new area.  Cape Wickham Golf Course on King’s Island is the hottest new golf course in the world, it is already ranked 24th in the world Read More…

Trip Type: Golf

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Western Australia Discovery: Kimberley Adventure

An ancient landscape covering hundreds of thousands of square kilometers, the Kimberley is one of the world’s most precious wilderness regions. Here you’ll find prolific wildlife, majestic canyons, freshwater swimming holes, and several outback stations. Explore the Kimberley region in comfort at Kimberley Grande Resort. At this tranquil oasis, you’ll get a true sense of place Read More…

Trip Type: Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife & Wilderness

Sydney New Year's Eve Vacation
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Starting at $1999

Sydney New Year’s Eve Vacation

Book this land and air package and save $100 per person! Discover Sydney’s spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations! The iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge comes to life with incredible fireworks displays, and more than a million people gather on the foreshore to ring in the new year. You’re sure to make lots of new friends! This Read More…

Trip Type: Cities, Sports and Events

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Starting at $2099

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

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Australia Travel Package: 8 nights – Great Barrier Reef and Sydney

Almost every traveler has Australia on their bucket list! Two of the highlights of this amazing country are the Great Barrier Reef and cosmopolitan Sydney. This package couples both of these must see destinations. At the Great Barrier Reef, you have to get in the water to view the vast array of colorful fish and coral. Sydney is a vibrant city that centers around its beautiful harbour, so a cruise to see all of the different suburbs is definitely a top on the list of activities. This is a perfect trip to hit the highlights of the vast country of Australia and allows you to pick the places to see for your next trip to Australia.






Trip Type: Highlights

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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…

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Starting at $2699

Sydney Package: Sydney and Gold Coast

This Sydney Travel Package: Sydney and Gold Coast was planned for a young couple from New York.  So we had them heading to Australia to enjoy this fabulous trip to Sydney and the Gold Coast. They started their vacation in Sydney at at wonderful waterfront hotel.  While there they did some exploring and took a bike tour Read More…

Trip Type: Highlights

Western Australia Vacations - Perth and Margaret River
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Western Australia Discovery: Perth and Margaret River

Welcome to Western Australia! Want to enjoy the beach lifestyle, relax in natural bushland, sample world-class local wines and watch an ocean sunset all within 30 minutes of a city? It’s all possible in Perth, where many suburbs lie along Indian Ocean surf beaches or the banks of the Swan River. Take in the fantastic Read More…

Trip Type: Cities, Food and Wine

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Starting at $2799

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

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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

Swimming with the Whale Sharks in Western Australia
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Western Australia Discovery: Perth and Whale Sharks

Welcome to Western Australia, where it’s time to explore Perth and swim with the whale sharks! Want to enjoy the beach lifestyle, relax in natural bushland, sample world-class local wines and watch an ocean sunset all within 30 minutes of a city? It’s all possible in Perth, where many suburbs lie along Indian Ocean surf beaches Read More…

Trip Type: Cities, Islands, Beaches & Reefs

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Starting at $3399

Australia Golf Vacations: Best Australian Golf Courses

Designed by a passionate golfer, this best of Australia golf vacations is a combination of great Australia golf courses and her highlights.  This golf vacation was planned for a couple from Arizona.  They definitely wanted to golf in Australia, but the trip was a bucket list item for them so they wanted to see the Read More…

Trip Type: Golf, Sports and Events

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Outback Vacation: Ultimate Australia Cultural Experience

We planned this Outback Vacation: Ultimate Australia Cultural Experience for 2 sisters who had visited Sydney and the major Australian cities, and now wanted to get a feel for the local cultures. This journey took them to iconic highlights, including Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as some spectacular areas off the beaten track. Read More…

Trip Type: Heritage and Culture

Australia Family Vacation Packages: Sydney and Batemans Bay
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Australia Family Vacation Packages: Sydney and Batemans Bay

After experiencing New Year’s Eve in Sydney, drive out to family-friendly Batemans Bay. Tour Murramarang National Park and see kangaroos on Pebbly Beach!






Trip Type: Cities, Islands, Beaches & Reefs, Family Travel

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Gay Vacation Packages: Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Gay vacation packages are one of our specialties. Mardi Gras in Sydney is a huge event for the LGBT crowd as they gather en masse to celebrate one of the most colorful events of the year. We created this Australia vacation package for a lovely gay couple from Chicago, they wanted to see the cities Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events

2016 World Cup of Golf Package in Melboune
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Starting at $3799

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

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Starting at $3955

Getaways Australia: Great Golf Courses of Australia

Discover the true beauty of Australia while playing some of the great golf courses of Australia. Marvel at the captivating views and intriguing holes that these eight different golf courses have to offer. This Getaways Australia: Great Golf Courses of Australia vacation was planned for a golf couple from North Carolina.  Australia had been on Read More…

Trip Type: Golf

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Starting at $4199

Honeymoon: Sydney Australia Resorts

This Sydney Australia resorts vacation was planned for a honeymoon couple from Tampa looking for a Sydney honeymoon.  And our experts knew that Australia was not only known for its cosmopolitan city, Sydney, but is also known for its beaches and the one and only Great Barrier Reef.   So we suggested that they add Read More…

Trip Type: Islands, Beaches & Reefs, Romantic Getaways

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Starting at $4399

Australian Honeymoon: Sydney, Reef, and Whale Sharks

This Australian Honeymoon: Sydney, Reef, and Whale Sharks package was designed for a couple of avid divers from New York. They wanted to make their honeymoon extra special with two “bucket list” experiences: scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef and swimming with whale sharks! We started their Australian Honeymoon at the Great Barrier Reef. They spent Read More…

Trip Type: Romantic Getaways, Islands, Beaches & Reefs

Australia Island Vacation: Reef, Wildlife, and Sydney
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Australia Island Vacation: Reef, Wildlife, and Sydney

Hit the highlights of Australia in style. A local lunch cruise in Sydney, an exclusive retreat on the Great Barrier Reef, and an expertly guided wildlife tour on Kangaroo Island will make your Australia Island Vacation one to remember!






Trip Type: Highlights, Islands, Beaches & Reefs, Wildlife & Wilderness, Family Travel

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Starting at $4799

Australia’s Northern Territory: The Ultimate Adventure

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

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Starting at $5199

Rainforest Vacation Packages: Reef, Rainforest, Outback, and Wildlife

For one of our favorite rainforest vacation packages, we sent two sisters from Maine on this Australian vacation.  From ancient rainforest to the teeming barrier reef to the remote Outback to Kangaroo Island (the Galapagos of Australia) to the relaxed city of Melbourne, this itinerary took them out and about to the best places to see Read More…

Trip Type: Wildlife & Wilderness

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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

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Starting at $5599

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 also 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 northern most Read More…

Trip Type: Highlights, Romantic Getaways

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Ultimate Family Vacation Australia

This ultimate family vacation Australia was planned for a family of three; the parents wanted to take their eighteen-year-old daughter on an adventure of a lifetime. Australia was the last continent on their bucket list and they wanted to see all the highlights: the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, and the Sydney Opera House. This family vacation Read More…

Trip Type: Highlights, Family Travel

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Starting at $6699

Fiji Australia Vacation Packages: Sydney Beaches and Diving

This is one of our favorite Fiji Australia vacation packages for divers.  It was created for divers from Kansas City who wanted to combine of two great dive destinations in Fiji and Australia.  First, they traveled to the one and only Great Barrier Reef and started their trip on Heron Island, located directly on the reef Read More…

Trip Type: Islands, Beaches & Reefs

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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

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Australia New Zealand Honeymoon Packages – Adventure

Many of our honeymoon couples ask us for a vacation where they can hit the high points in Australia and New Zealand and get a real local flavor of the culture, the food and the locals in each country. This is one of those Australia New Zealand honeymoon packages. It was created for a couple Read More…

Trip Type: Outdoor Adventure, Romantic Getaways

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Starting at $7499

Australia New Zealand Golf: Great Golf Courses

This New Zealand Australia golf vacation was designed by a passionate golfer for two passionate golfers from North Carolina, and is a wonderful combination of Australia and New Zealand’s great golf courses. They started in beautiful Tasmania where they golfed both Lost Farm and Barnbougle Dunes.  Tasmania is renowned for its untouched wilderness, pristine coastline, cool Read More…

Trip Type: Golf, Sports and Events

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Starting at $7999

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

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Australia Honeymoons: Epicurean Journey

This Honeymoon South Australia package was designed for a couple, he is a chef and she is an accountant. This was their post tax day Australia vacation. He wanted to taste all of the local cuisine; she needed a place to unwind and relax. They started their Australia vacation with a few days on luxurious Lizard Read More…

Trip Type: Food and Wine, Romantic Getaways

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Australia Less Traveled

Our company founder, Corinne, is truly an Aussie and this itinerary was her personal creation. Think of it as getting off the beaten path and experiencing Australia travel through the eyes of a local. This vacation offers experiences that you would be hard pressed to find anywhere else. There are sites and wildlife in Australia Read More…

Trip Type: Outdoor Adventure

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Starting at $11099

Fishing: Custom-Built Australia & New Zealand

This trip was designed for many of our fishing types from enthusiasts to experts to novices. We combined the experience of glacier stream fishing in New Zealand with remote fishing expeditions to the wilderness in Australia. You can fish for Rainbow and Brown Trout in New Zealand and Tasmania or stalk the barramundi in crocodile Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events

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Australia New Zealand Honeymoon Package: Honeymoon Adventure

A combination of adventure travel and luxury was the recipe for this Australia New Zealand Honeymoon package we planned for a Dallas couple. We put them at some of the South Pacific’s most acclaimed luxury lodges. They started their trip in the Daintree Rainforest, the oldest living rainforest in the world, where they stayed in a Read More…

Trip Type: Wildlife & Wilderness, Romantic Getaways

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Australian Outback Vacation: Luxury Outback and Sydney

This Australian Outback Vacation was created for 2 sisters who wanted to get off the beaten path and experience the natural beauty of the Australian Outback, but still see highlights in Sydney. They began their Australian Outback Vacation at the luxurious Bumurru Plains, a luxury wilderness lodge located in the floodplains near Kakadu National Park. The next morning, they Read More…

Trip Type: Heritage and Culture

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Starting at $13390

Australia Honeymoon Package: Lizard Island Resort

This Australia Honeymoon Package is the ultimate island getaway. We designed this honeymoon for a couple from Chicago who wanted a romantic escape on an island paradise. They spent 7 fabulous nights at Lizard Island Resort, the northernmost island resort on the Great Barrier Reef. They arrived at Lizard Island via scenic flight over the Read More…

Trip Type: Islands, Beaches & Reefs, Romantic Getaways

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South Pacific Vacation Packages: Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti

This lucky honeymoon couple from Canada had a full month for their Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti journey. So we selected one of our favorite South Pacific Vacation Packages. We sent them on an epic month-long journey guiding them through the highlights of the South Pacific experiencing the culture and landscape of New Zealand, Australia, Read More…

Trip Type: Heritage and Culture, Romantic Getaways

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Escorted Australia Vacation Packages: Outback Culture Tour

This is one of our favorite escorted Australia vacation packages. Combining the best of Outback Australia with a taste of the tropics, from the remote majesty of Uluru to the wetland splendor of Kakadu National Park, this is a journey of a lifetime. We designed this trip for a couple who wanted to fully immerse themselves Read More…

Trip Type: Escorted Journeys

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Starting at $18999

Outback and South Australia Travel Package: Cruise and Wine Country Vacation

This amazing Outback and South Australia Travel package was created for an anniversary couple that wanted to experience the magic of the Barossa Valley combined with a luxurious cruise. They started at the top end in Darwin for two nights at a luxurious lodge.  Bamurru Plains is located just to the west of Kakadu National Park Read More…

Trip Type: Wildlife & Wilderness