Bucket Listers

If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it dozens of times: “A New Zealand vacation is on my bucket list.” “Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef is on my bucket list.”

Turns out that the locations Down Under Endeavours specializes in are also frequently cited “bucket list” destinations. If you are planning your bucket list trip, remember that we know just what to do and who to call. Not only are we experts in the South Pacific, we can create the experiences that you have been dreaming about… bungee jumping in New Zealand, taking a sea plane ride to lunch in Sydney, enjoying a private dinner on a beach in Fiji. Whatever you’re dreaming of, we add all of the special touches that make your bucket list vacation the once in a lifetime experience you want it to be.

Sample Itineraries

9 days

Australia Family Getaway: Heron Island Great Barrier Reef Vacation

Bring the family on the trip of a lifetime to the Great Barrier Reef! Stay at an amazing island resort located on the reef itself, with unparalleled lagoon access. You may even see wild turtles nesting or hatching on the beach! And then enjoy a behind the scenes experience at the Australia Zoo.

8 days

Australia and Tasmania: Food, Wine, and Wildlife Expedition

Go off the beaten path in Tasmania, Australia. Sample delicious local wine and famously fresh cuisine, take in gorgeous natural surroundings, and enjoy intimate wildlife encounters.

8 days

Australia Vacations: Melbourne Cup and Sydney

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 Read More…

8 days

Australian Open Vacation Package: Tennis and Sydney

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 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 Read More…

17 days

New Zealand Vacation: Off the Beaten Track Adventure

New Zealand Vacation: Off the Beaten Track Adventure This New Zealand Vacation: Off the Beaten Track Adventure was designed for a honeymoon couple from Los Angeles. They were avid hikers, and they wanted to experience beautiful wilderness and outdoor adventures away from the usual tourist areas. We sent them on a road trip to some of Read More…

11 days

Australia Winter Getaway

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 Read More…

12 days

Family Trip to Australia: Wildlife, Reef, and Sydney Package

Meet koalas and kangaroos, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, explore the rainforest, and soak up the sun in Sydney! This incredible family vacation features Australian highlights with a twist and plenty of fun for all ages.

16 days

Anniversary Adventure: New Zealand and Cook Islands

Discover the best of both worlds in the South Pacific. Start off with an action-packed New Zealand adventure, complete with glacier hiking, glowworm cave tubing, and more. Then rejuvenate in the stunning Cook Islands, home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and lagoons.

17 days

New Zealand Cook Islands Family Vacation: Adventure Travel

Enjoy the ultimate family adventure in New Zealand! Get your adrenaline pumping with thrilling activities for the whole family.

16 days

Australia Vacation Package: The Road Less Traveled

Get an Australia Vacation Package like no other. Visit Western Australia’s hidden gems: Perth, Margaret River, Broome, and the vibrant Coral Atolls.

10 days

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

Check off all your must-see’s down under: the world-famous Australian Open, Sydney, and the Great Barrier Reef. This package includes a fan walk-on experience and 5-star hotels throughout.

10 days

New Zealand Highlights: Scenery, Adventure, and Wine Package

Enjoy the highlights of New Zealand: gorgeous mountains, glacial lakes, sunny vineyards, and sweeping coastal views!

15 days

Australia Island Family 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 Family Vacation one to remember!

12 days

South Pacific Vacations: Australia and Fiji Luxury Resorts

South Pacific Vacations: Australia and Fiji Luxury Resorts We designed this South Pacific Vacations: Australia and Fiji Luxury Resorts package for a couple from Atlanta who were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. They wanted a fabulous luxury getaway with exclusive 5-star resorts, with a good mix of adventure and relaxation. This trip was the perfect way Read More…

15 days

New Zealand Fiji Honeymoon

Get the best of both worlds on this New Zealand Fiji Honeymoon. Start at a remote, luxurious Fiji resort, then enjoy outdoor adventures and beautiful scenery on New Zealand’s South Island.

10 days

Golf, Wine, and Art in Melbourne and Adelaide + Outback Luxury Train

Explore the best of Australia’s luxury living, with exclusive experiences that bring the country’s unique offerings to life. From golfing Melbourne’s top courses, to epicurean adventures in the Mornington Peninsula, to soaking up outback scenery from the comfort of a luxury train, this trip gives you a bit of everything.

17 days

Active Nature Retreat: New Zealand and Fiji Explorer Package

This active nature retreat brings you to some of the most picturesque, remote regions of New Zealand and Fiji, where the natural beauty that surrounds you will rejuvenate body and soul. In New Zealand, explore the Hollyford Track by foot, jetboat, and helicopter; cycle along tranquil Lake Wakatipu; and hike the dramatic Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Finish with a week in beautiful Fiji, where you can relax or explore endless island adventures at your own pace.

17 days

New Zealand Highlights Package

See the highlights of New Zealand with this wilderness and adventure package. Discover unique thrills in New Zealand!

14 days

Australian Luxury Vacation: Reef to Reef Adventure

Discover Australia’s most magnificent natural attractions in 5-star luxury. Begin your journey on a private island where you can explore the Great Barrier Reef with no one else in sight. Jet over to Ningaloo Reef to swim with the whale sharks, then indulge in an epic food and wine adventure in Margaret River.

13 days

Australia and Cook Islands Getaway

Australia and the Cook Islands are a perfect pair for a traveler looking for adventure and relaxation. Discover wilderness, wine, and wildlife in Tasmania and get a local’s view of Sydney. Then relax with 5 nights in the gorgeous Cook Islands!

13 days

Ultimate Golf, Wine, and Wildlife + Great Barrier Reef

In Tasmania, golf Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm before wine tasting and wildlife viewing. Fly to King Island for golf at Cape Wickham, followed by legendary Kingston Heath and Royal Melbourne Golf Clubs. Finish with 3 days in Port Douglas for a reef and indigenous walkabout.