My favorite things in New Zealand

Arthur’s Pass Wilderness Lodge has long been a client favorite, and on my most recent trip to New Zealand, I finally was able to experience for myself. And it didn’t disappoint! Located near the beautiful Arthur’s Pass National Park, the lodge provides a quintessential Kiwi farm experience, within the stunning backdrop of New Zealand’s Southern Read More…

The Advantages of Using a Travel Advisor

There is incredible value in hiring a travel advisor to plan your dream vacation. These days, so much information is accessible online that it can seem easy to book hotels and tours on your own. However, there are many advantages to using our white-glove service to plan your trip. 1: We are the experts in Read More…

What will air travel look like in the future?

As travel advisories and alerts surrounding the coronavirus continue to evolve in the U.S and world wide, airlines are continuing to cooperate with authorities and accommodate customers concerned about their upcoming trips. Here at Down Under Endeavours we are starting to be asked – What does the future of air travel look like? What are Read More…

How to plan an accessible dream vacation?

Travel can be about seeking adventure, relaxation, cultural insight or just to disconnect from your daily life. No matter the reason you travel, travel should be accessible to everyone and it is no secret that planning a trip can be an overwhelming task to handle on your own. It can be an even more daunting Read More…

What will a trip look like post COVID-19?

In the span of two months, most people’s lives have been turned topsy-turvy. It seems that with each day we hear of new challenges that we must conquer.  And yet each day hopeful news materializes that we are advancing in the right direction and will come out on top. Albeit, with time. We at Down Read More…

Lord of the Rings: New Zealand Movie Sites

If you’re a fan of Lord of the Rings, you’ll know that New Zealand is the real-life Middle-earth. The rolling green hills, dramatic mountains, and crystal-clear alpine waters made the perfect backdrop for the movies—and they make for an ideal travel destination, too! Many of our clients travel to New Zealand just to visit the beautiful 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…

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…

Iceland vs New Zealand Travel

Considering Iceland vs New Zealand travel? Both are worth a visit, but read below for the most important differences between the two and don’t forget that driving in iceland requires much more flexibility than driving in other countries. I recently returned from Iceland. This isn’t a destination we sell here at Down Under Endeavours, but Read More…

New Zealand Wildlife

Want to see New Zealand wildlife on your next vacation? New Zealand is filled with unique animals—although they are not always easy to spot! From the fascinating kiwi bird to the world’s smallest penguins, New Zealand is home to many species of animals. Most of the species are not native to New Zealand; the only Read More…