Heritage and Culture

Experience ancient cultures 20,000 years in the making. Let Down Under Endeavours take you past the kitsch on an authentic and memorable vacation. Heritage and culture adventures run plenty throughout Australia and New Zealand; here are some of our personal favorites:

  • Voyage deep into Kakadu National Park to see the world’s oldest paintings at Nouralangie rock
  • Sit down for kava with a Fijian tribal king
  • Meet modern Maori carvers applying ancient techniques to contemporary topics
  • Journey to a local vanilla farm in the Islands of Tahiti to learn about how 95% of the world’s vanilla is made

Down Under Endeavours handcrafts luxury vacations designed around your interests, timeframe, and budget. To get a taste of what’s possible, check out our sample itineraries. Have a look, see what catches your eye, then chat to the Down Under team to handcraft your itinerary.

Starting at $2,749

New Zealand Fiji Package: New Zealand and Fijian Ancient Cultures

For this New Zealand Fiji Package, we had a very intellectual couple from Washington DC that wanted to get to know the history and culture of 2 of the South Pacific’s most storied peoples, the Fijians and the Kiwis/Maori. We started their New Zealand Fiji Package with some time on Castaway Island Resort, where they were hosted Read More…

Trip Type: Heritage and Culture

Starting at $3,499

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

Starting at $11,799

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

Starting at $16,049

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