Top 10 Wildlife Tours in Australia

An Australian wildlife tour is the highlight of any trip down under! Australia is a country packed with unique wildlife, with an average of 7,500 total animals calling the country home! Did you know that 90% of animals in Australia are found nowhere else in the world? Seeing wildlife down under is truly a magical Read More…

Top 10 Natural Wonders of Australia

Australia is full of mind-blowing landscapes and natural wonders that are perfect for outdoor adventures. The most famous, of course, is the Great Barrier Reef—but there are also dramatic mountain ranges, bubblegum pink lakes, and tropical islands filled with unique wildlife. Our team of Australia experts have traveled far and wide across this amazing country, Read More…

Tuamotu Islands: Remote Islands of Tahiti

If you’re looking for an exotic getaway, the Tuamotu Islands are your perfect destination! These small islands in French Polynesia—including Fakarava, Manihi, Rangiroa, and Tikehau—are home to secluded lagoons and some of the best diving in the Islands of Tahiti. Fuel your island daydreams with our guide to the Tuamotus! Fakarava Aerial view of Fakarava Read More…

New Zealand Family Adventures

If your family loves adventure and beautiful scenery, New Zealand is the perfect destination! Made up of 2 small islands, the country of New Zealand features a variety of destinations very distinctive in character. Because the country is so compact, you can easily visit several different areas on your holiday. Whether it’s adrenaline-fueled activities or Read More…

Great Barrier Reef vs Ningaloo Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef, known and visited by many. All the way on the other side of the country lies one of Australia’s best-kept secrets, Ningaloo Reef. Although not as popular, it is just as beautiful! Both reefs offer fantastic snorkeling, diving, and other ocean adventures. Wondering which one Read More…

Great Barrier Reef Vacations: Where to Stay

Scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef. Image: Tourism Queensland The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest reef system and a bucket list destination for many of our clients! This spectacular destination is perfect for snorkeling or diving. There are even several options for travelers who want to see the miraculous, colorful marine life Read More…

Sunny South Pacific for Families

The South Pacific has so many great options for family vacations—from the warm and sunny islands of Fiji, to beautiful blue waters in the Islands of Tahiti, to the laid-back charm of the Cook Islands. Here are some of our favorite resorts in the South Pacific for families: Fiji For families with older children and Read More…

Best Australia Family Vacations

Summer break is right around the corner, which means summer vacation! Australia is a great choice for family travel, and our specialists here at Down Under Endeavours have broken down their favorite family-friendly spots! With an abundance of fascinating wildlife, cultural experiences, and plenty of water-based activities, Australia will be sure to keep you and Read More…

Marine Life of the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, filled with beautiful coral and unique marine life. It is made up of thousands of individual reefs, along with hundreds of islands. This massive natural wonder supports an amazingly diverse ecosystem, made up of 350 different species of dazzling corals, over Read More…

Best Golf Courses in Australia & New Zealand

Golf is a sport of strategy and leisure, which is hugely popular in Australia and New Zealand. You’ll find a plethora of courses throughout the countries, with Championship courses adorning the areas as well. From the beginner to the aspiring professional, you’ll find a course that will keep you on your toes and enjoying every Read More…

Matangi Private Island: A Fantastic Fiji Vacation

G’day!  Imagine yourself in the most gorgeous of tropical settings of Fiji, surrounded by lush rain forests, white sandy beaches and pristine coral reefs. Sounds amazing, right?  Well, Matangi Private Island Resort has all that and more. The palm lined beaches of Matangi. Image: Vanessa Massey Matangi Private Island  is a unique, privately owned, island Read More…

Namale: Rest & Relax in Luxury

Bula! Everyone needs to take some time for a little rest & relaxation. One of our favorite places to relax on vacation is Fiji! Especially if it’s at Namale Resort & Spa. The pristine beaches of Namale. Image: Namale Resort & Spa Located on the gorgeous island of Vanua Levu in Fiji, Namale is an Read More…

Guide to Australia’s Northern Territory

The stunning hues of reds, browns, and greens make up the Northern Territory of Australia. Places like Uluru, Darwin, Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Katherine, Tennant Creek, and Alice Springs make up some of our favorite spots to visit. The Northern Territory is rich with Aboriginal history, rugged natural beauty, amazing wildlife, charismatic outback characters, and amazing Read More…

Top 10 Can’t-Miss Experiences in Fiji

Fiji offers two of the most beautiful reefs: the Great Astrolabe Reef, which is the world’s fourth-largest barrier reef, curling around the southern island of Kadavu; and the Great Sea Reef- a coral reef off the northern island of Vanua Levu. Both of the reefs have wonderful snorkeling opportunities, where you’ll have the opportunity to view an abundance of wildlife; including eagle and manta rays, green turtles, and spinner dolphins.