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.

Melbourne Cup Thoroughbred Race. Image: Tourism Australia
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Australia Vacations: Melbourne Cup and Sydney

For one of our favorite Australia vacations, we designed this trip for a family with adult children from Kentucky who loved horse racing. They attended the Kentucky Derby every year and loved getting dressed up for a day at the racetrack, so we made sure to send them to Melbourne during the Melbourne Cup Carnival! The Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events, Cities

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. Image: Tourism Australia
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Gay Vacation Packages: Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Don’t miss Australia’s biggest party: Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras! Catch the colorful parade in Sydney, then relax at a beautiful and luxurious beach retreat away from the crowds.

Trip Type: Cities, Sports and Events

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Starting at $2,599

Australian Open Vacation Package: Tennis and Sydney

Savor the thrills and excitement of seeing the world’s top tennis players compete for the champions’ trophies at the 2018 Australian Open! Be amazed by the skill and stamina of the superstars of world tennis when they line up for the first Grand Slam of the year. This is one of only 4 tournaments each year Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events

Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne. Image: Tourism Australia
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Australia Travel Package: Australian Grand Prix

Experience the thrilling Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne and watch the city come to life with parties and events! Then head to Sydney and discover this iconic city from a local’s point of view.

Trip Type: Sports and Events, Cities

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Starting at $4,499

Tennis Australia Package: Australian Open and Great Ocean Road

Savor the thrills and excitement of seeing the world’s top tennis players compete for the champions’ trophies at the 2018 Australian Open! Be amazed by the skill and stamina of the superstars of world tennis when they line up for the first Grand Slam of the year. This is one of only 4 tournaments each year Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events

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Starting at $5,999

Australian Open Bucket List Vacation: Tennis, Reef, and Sydney

Savor the thrills and excitement of seeing the world’s top tennis players compete for the champions’ trophies at the 2018 Australian Open! Be amazed by the skill and stamina of the superstars of world tennis when they line up for the first Grand Slam of the year. This is one of only 4 tournaments each year Read More…

Trip Type: Sports and Events

Kauri Cliffs Golf Course, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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Australia New Zealand Golf: Great Golf Courses

This non-stop golf adventure brings you to some of the top courses in Australia and New Zealand, including Barnbougle, Kauri Cliffs, and Cape Kidnappers. Gorgeous scenery, unique wildlife tours, and magnificent wineries make for a truly spectacular golf getaway.

Trip Type: Golf, Sports and Events

Fishing in Fiordland National Park. Image: 100% Pure New Zealand
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Custom-Built Australia and New Zealand Fishing Vacation

Plan your custom fishing vacation in Australia and New Zealand! Discover one-of-a-kind fishing adventures, from catching barramundi in the outback to fly fishing for trout in New Zealand’s remote glacial streams.

Trip Type: Sports and Events, Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife & Wilderness