Is All Inclusive Right for You?

How do you know if your resort is all inclusive? Resorts in Fiji, Tahiti, and other South Pacific island destinations are typically half board, full board, or all inclusive. Many people assume that all inclusive is always the best value for money, but it all depends on your location and your travel style! Half Board Read More…

Sunny South Pacific for Families

School is almost out and of course, it has families thinking of vacation. Now, I may not have a family (unless you count my dog and two cats), but I have plenty of friends who are always looking for new and fun places to take the kids. The South Pacific has so many great options Read More…

Our Favorite Beach Vacations

Hi Everyone…Xan here, and as I write this week’s blog, it’s a gloomy, cool and rainy day in Chicago and I think it’s the perfect time to think about a sunny and exotic beach getaway.  We love our South Pacific paradises of the Cook Islands and Bora Bora are excited to share a few of Read More…

How About a Beach Getaway?

G’day mates! English Marie, here and  I’m a tad bit frozen.  It’s a balmy 13° F in Chicago and we at Down Under Endeavours think everyone could all use a beach vacation.  Whether you’re looking at a romantic getaway to the Maldives or a family vacation to Fiji, we’ve got just what you’re looking for.  Check out Read More…

Best Beach Destinations

It’s a new year, why not start planning your new travels?  It’s winter here in the Northern Hemisphere and quite a cold one in Chicago.  Needless to say, we are all dreaming of sand between our toes and lying in the warm sunshine.  So stop staring out the window into the grey of winter and Read More…

Island Escape

2015 is coming to a close, what better time to start dreaming up your new year getaway or maybe a special spring break vacation for the family?  An island vacation is perfect for every traveler in the upcoming new year.  From Tahiti and Bora Bora to the Cook Islands, you’ll find there are loads of Read More…

Happy Holidays from Down Under Endeavours!

Christmas is only a few days away and here in the office, we’re all getting in the festive spirit.  If you’re stuck in the Midwest this cold holiday season, grab a glass of eggnog and start dreaming of that island vacation!  From island hopping in Tahiti and the Cook Islands to scuba diving in Fiji Read More…

Top New Year’s Eve Destinations

New Year’s Eve is one of the world’s biggest parties, celebrated by nearly ever country on earth. We at Down Under Endeavours love a good party and have gathered a few of our favorite destinations to help you plan your NYE travels. Australia Welcome to the most happenin’ party of the year. Sydney Harbour is the Read More…

French Polynesia – Culture, Cuisine, Must-do’s

G’day mates! English Marie here, this week we would like to share with you, our favorite must-dos for a French Polyneisan vacation! First and foremost our favorite French Polynesia must-do is staying in an overwater bungalow! Tahiti is world-renowned for its spas, so make sure to treat yourself to a little rest and relaxation at one of these Read More…

The Tuamotu Atolls – Tahiti

If you’re looking for an exotic getaway, the Tuamotu Atolls are your perfect destination. These atolls are home to some of the best diving in the South Pacific and the most beautiful islands including Fakarava, Manihi, Rangiroa, and Tikehau. Fakarava Known as the Island of Dreams, Fakarava is a protected coral atoll home to a natural 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 is the perfect getaway for honeymooners, adventurers, and anyone looking for some relaxation and sandy white beaches. From diving and snorkeling, lagoon tours and hiking, to parasailing and just lounging in the sunshine, Bora Bora is waiting! You’ll also find no shortage of resorts in Bora Bora, it’s a hot spot for amazing 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…

Best Water Sports & Destinations

G’day mates!  Still fighting the winter blues?  Why not start planning your next South Pacific getaway?  The best way to start planning is to start dreaming up destinations and activities you’d love!  This week we’re excited about all the best water sports you’ll find on your getaway.  We’ve put together a list of the best Read More…

Special Occasion Traveling

Many of our travelers come to us because they’re planning on celebrating with special occasion traveling.  Whether it’s their honeymoon, a landmark anniversary, a milestone birthday, a graduation celebration, or a babymoon, we know how to make your occasion even more special with unique touches and experiences.  Want to celebrate your honeymoon with a private Read More…

Relaxing Spa Retreats

G’day everyone! English Marie here, are you in need of a little R&R? Maybe you need to getaway from reality for bit, be pampered and enjoy a relaxing spa retreat. Listen to the lapping waves from your overwater massage table in Bora Bora. Unwind to the sounds of pristine rainforest in Australia’s only aboriginal technique-focused Read More…

Summer Romance: Couples Getaway

G’day everyone! This summer romance is in the air, we at DUE would like to share our favorite getaways for you and your special someone! The South Pacific has so much to offer, especially when it comes to a romantic couples getaway with your special someone. From Tahiti to South Africa, Australia and New Zealand to Read More…

Bucket List Destinations

G’day mates! Are you ready to check off items on your bucket list? At Down Under Endeavours, we specialize in many popular bucket list destinations. Now only are we experts in the South Pacific, we also handcraft the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Ready to bungy jump in New Zealand or enjoy an exiting sea Read More…

South Pacific Beaches

G’day mates!  The South Pacific is home to some of the world’s most amazing beaches. From Australia and New Zealand to the Cook Islands and the Maldives – you’ll find amazing beaches and adventures, as well as luxurious accommodations and wonderful service. With so many beaches and resorts to choose from, it can get a Read More…