Top 10 Events and Festivals in Sydney

Looking for things to do in Sydney? Australia’s largest city has no shortage of fun, family-friendly activities throughout the year! Watch one of the world’s most incredible fireworks shows on New Year’s Eve, see the city light up like never before during Vivid Sydney, and indulge your tastebuds during Good Food Month. These are the Read More…

Australia Zoo: Channel Your Inner Crocodile Hunter!

You can’t get a more quintessential Australian wildlife experience than visiting the Australia Zoo and seeing Steve Irwin’s legacy firsthand. The Australia Zoo, founded by the original Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, runs one of the largest wildlife conservation programs in the world. All money raised is put back into wildlife projects and conservation efforts around Read More…

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…

What to Do in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is a stylish, sophisticated, and dynamic city with plenty to explore! Some of our favorite things to do in Melbourne are wandering through lanes and arcades covered in street art, exploring the vibrant culinary scene, driving the Great Ocean Road, wine tasting in Yarra Valley, and wildlife tours just outside the city. Here are Read More…

Ayers Rock Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Ayers Rock, or Uluru as it’s known to the traditional Anangu owners, is a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of Australia’s Red Centre—the physical and spiritual center of the country. Ayers Rock and the nearby Kata Tjuta rock formations have been significant in traditional ceremonies and rites of passage for over 10,000 years. Aboriginal 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…

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…

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…

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…

Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Stays in Australia and New Zealand

Everyone wants to experience Australia’s reefs, New Zealand’s fairytale-like mountains, and the other natural wonders of the South Pacific. But it’s important to travel responsibly so that future generations can enjoy these magical locations, as well. Travel experts agree that responsible, eco-friendly travel is a trend that isn’t going away. More and more travelers are 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…

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…

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…