Best Beach Vacations of the South Pacific

Hello there mates! The dreary February weather here in the Midwest has us dreaming of white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Below is a list of some of our all time favorite best beach vacations and destinations. Australia: Whitehaven Beach Private picnic on Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays. Image courtesy of Ellen Hoffman Whitehaven Beach Read More…

Australian Animals: What You’ll See Down Under

A highlight of any Australia vacation is meeting the unique Australian animals! Whether you’re visiting a wildlife sanctuary, watching kangaroos hop freely in the wild, cuddling a koala, or swimming with whale sharks, there are so many opportunities to experience Australia’s unique wildlife. Here are some of the most iconic animals you’ll see in Australia: Read More…

Top 5 Most Romantic Getaways

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and Down Under Endeavours is in the know when it comes to the most romantic spots in the world to take your significant other. From overwater bungalows in Bora Bora to grand country estates in New Zealand, we’ll help you plan the perfect romantic getaway! Below are some of our top Read More…

Best Overwater Bungalow Destinations

Not all overwater bungalows are created equal! From the deep azure waters of the Maldives, to the famed Bora Bora lagoon in the Islands of Tahiti, to the laid-back Cook Islands, here are our favorite overwater bungalow destinations in the South Pacific and beyond. 1. Islands of Tahiti An iconic view of Mt Otemanu in Bora Read More…

Cook Islands: Luxury Family Travel

Is your family in need of ultimate relaxation mixed with adventure? If you’re looking for something a little off the beaten track, the Cook Islands have exactly what you need. Lay your feet in the beautiful white sandy beaches, breathe in the salty ocean air, and enjoy some time under the sun. The 15 islands Read More…

Christmas, South Pacific Style

Christmas is the perfect holiday to travel to the South Pacific—filled with white sandy beaches and blue waters for miles. Countries like Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji are perfect destinations to spend your holiday relaxing and soaking up some vitamin D. Christmas is a popular time of the year to travel to the South Pacific; Read More…

The Marquesas – A Hidden Gem

G’day mates!  This week we want to explore a little known hidden gem in French Polynesia- the Marquesas Islands.  A vacation in the Marquesas is like no other, discover wild and untamed horses roaming freely through rugged gorgeous terrain, steep volcanic mountains plunging straight into the ocean, and thriving jungles with ancient relics and deep Read More…

Bora Bora – Perfect Island Getaway

Bora Bora, the most famous of the Islands of Tahiti, is the perfect getaway for honeymooners, adventurers, and anyone looking for some relaxation and sunshine. Bora Bora is world-famous for its luxurious overwater bungalows, where you can see colorful fish swimming beneath your floor and lounge on your outdoor terrace surrounded by a bright turquoise Read More…

The Society Islands: French Polynesia

Have you ever wondered where exactly French Polynesia is? You probably know that Tahiti is located here, but what about the other island paradises in this region? What’s the weather and the culture like? We’ve got the facts! Where exactly is French Polynesia? Located in the South Pacific Ocean, you’ll find 118 islands divided into Read More…

Cook Islands Honeymoon & Romance

Looking for a romantic getaway?  The Cook Islands is home to some of the perfect places to spend some quality time with that special someone.  We’ve put together at a small list of some of our favorite Cook Islands resorts just for you! Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa Situated on a beautiful beachfront secluded cove Read More…

Cook Islands Marine Life

Did you know that the Cook Islands are a mix of coral atolls and volcanic islands? There are loads of gorgeous, tranquil lagoons that are home to incredible Cook Islands marine life. Within the waters of the Cook Islands, you can find an amazing array of fish, including clownfish, bullseyes, gropers, leatherjackets, parrotfish, pufferfish, surgeonfish, sweetlips, and Read More…

Best Water Sports & Destinations

Destinations like Fiji, Tahiti, and the Cook Islands aren’t just for relaxation; the south pacific is filled with water sports for all ages. Explore the natural habitats of the oceans surrounding your villas, dive into the depths of the waters to explore new species, or start your morning paddle boarding into the sunset. Fiji: Diving Read More…

Hobart, Tasmania: 5 Best Things to Do and See

Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, is home to a unique blend of history, charm, and modern luxury. Surrounded by rugged mountains, rolling green hills, breathtaking waterways, and rich cultural heritage, Hobart is a must-see when traveling to Australia! Our Australia experts put together this list of 5 can’t-miss things to see and do while in Read More…

Port Douglas & Surrounds

G’day mates! Still thinking of places to travel to in 2015?  If Australia is on your list we’ve got you covered.  We’d like to introduce you to a little gem called Port Douglas.  Drive north from Cairns along the gorgeous coastal road for about an hour, and you’ll find yourself in one of the most unique Read More…