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. I recently returned from Iceland. This isn’t a destination we sell here at Down Under Endeavours, but I was intrigued by everything I had heard about this small island. Known for glaciers, geysers, 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…

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…

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…