What to Do in Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia has a seductive outdoor lifestyle and great natural beauty. The iconic Sydney Opera House is well worth a visit, and if you have a head for heights, take the Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb for stunning views and a great adventure. Be sure to see the city from the water, explore hidden beaches on beautiful Read More…

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…

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…

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…

5 Reasons to Go Hiking in Fiji

Being an avid marathon runner, I like to stay active, even while on vacation! During my most recent trip to Fiji, I had to come up with ways to get out and stay on my feet. If you enjoy being active on your holiday and getting an in-depth feel for your destination, then Fiji has 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…

5 Ways to Travel Australia Like a Local

More people are visiting Australia than ever before! It’s predicted 2016 could be the first year Australia sees over 8 million international visitors. While we’re thrilled that the world is getting to know Australia, at Down Under Endeavours, we’re all about getting away from the tourist crush and creating a deep connection with Australia you’ll Read More…

Sunny South Pacific for Families

The South Pacific has so many great options for family-friendly 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 family vacation options in the South Pacific: Fiji For families with older children and Read More…