Sports and Events

Are you a sports lover or want to travel from a sporting event? Let Down Under Endeavours deliver sports events travel packages that take you directly there. Dive the Great Barrier Reef, Fiji’s Somosomo Strait or even Earth’s largest fringing reef at Ningaloo. Golf Cape Kidnappers or the private clubs of Melbourne. Get front row seats to see your favorite tennis players at the Australian Open.  Be the first to welcome the New Year in Sydney from a private boat while sipping champagne.  Don your favorite hat and fancy clothes to watch the Melbourne Cup horse race.  Take in a “footie” or cricket match in Australia. Or watch the world famous New Zealand All Blacks play rugby.

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 sports events travel packages. Occasionally, we offer traditional “package” vacations focused on a special event. But those are the exception, not the rule. Your sports events travel packages itinerary of your trip of your lifetime will be unique to you.

Sydney New Year's Eve Vacation
New Year's Eve in Sydney, 2008. Image: Tourism Australia
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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…

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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

Barnbougle Dunes - Lost Farm - Travel Packages - Golf Australia - Australia Expert - Australia Golf Vacations See Trip Details
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

Sydney Mardi Gras Travel Package - Luxury Gay Friendly Hotels - Australia Gay Travel Expert - Gay Vacation Packages See Trip Details
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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…

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Starting at $5499

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…

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Top Golf Courses - Australia New Zealand - Golf Travel - Specialist - Expert - Top 100 - Australia New Zealand Golf See Trip Details
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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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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