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How to enjoy peak season in Australia

G’day all, I just returned from an epic trip to Australia.  I was there for 3 weeks and yes, I did get to see the fireworks in Sydney Harbour for New Year’s Eve.  Let me say, the experience lives up to the hype. December is a very popular time to visit Australia, due to the Read More…

Where to Travel in 2020: 10 Bucket List Destinations for the New Year

As the new year approaches, so does the possibility for fresh starts, exciting goals, and new adventures. Whether you have the urge to explore a new city, relax on a white sand beach, reset from the hustle of every day, or reconnect with your true self, 2020 is your year! We’ve curated some inspiration to 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 10 Wildlife Tours in Australia

An Australian wildlife tour is the highlight of any trip down under! Australia is packed with unique wildlife, with an average of 7,500 total animals calling the country home! But, did you know that 90% of animals in Australia are found nowhere else in the world? Seeing wildlife down under is truly a magical experience, Read More…

Luxury Family Travel in New Zealand: 5 Best Resorts for Families

Beautiful New Zealand is the perfect destination for luxury family travel! Abundant with jaw-dropping natural beauty, incredible outdoor activities, and terrific wines, New Zealand is perfect for adrenaline junkies, foodies, and a wide range of travelers in between. You’ll be sure to find activities for the whole family to enjoy and have the experience of 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…

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…

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…

5 Best South Australia Tours: Wildlife, Outback, and Wine

Home to amazing places, landscapes, people, and wildlife, South Australia has something for every type of traveler. The capital city of Adelaide is where you’ll find history, arts & culture, delicious restaurants, and loads of festivals. Just a short flight away on Kangaroo Island, you can discover the most amazing Australian wildlife and nature both Read More…

Western Australia: Outback, Culture, Wine & Wildlife

G’day mates! English Marie here. This week it’s all about Western Australia. Where you’ll the landscapes will leave you breathless and in awe; here, you can ride a camel on Cable Beach, sip amazing wine, eat delicious food in Margaret River, swim with the whale sharks, and do a small bar tour in Perth. You’re Read More…

Discover Tasmania: Wilderness, Wildlife, & Foodie Adventures

This week I’d like to share with you the wonders of Tasmania, Australia—a dream vacation destination! Still a wild place, more than a fifth of the island is gorgeous wilderness and is a World Heritage site, protected by the national park service. Tasmania, often called Tassie, was settled by convicts, miners, and whalers who’ve all 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…

Port Douglas & Surrounds

If Australia is on your list we’ve got you covered.  We’d like to introduce you to a little gem called Port Douglas.  Drive north from Cairns along the gorgeous coastal road for about an hour, and you’ll find yourself in one of the most unique and gorgeous places.  Port Douglas is the only place on Read More…

Marine Life of the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, filled with beautiful coral and unique marine life. It is made up of thousands of individual reefs, along with hundreds of islands. This massive natural wonder supports an amazingly diverse ecosystem, made up of 350 different species of dazzling corals, over Read More…

Guide to Australia’s Northern Territory

The stunning hues of reds, browns, and greens make up the Northern Territory of Australia. Places like Uluru, Darwin, Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Katherine, Tennant Creek, and Alice Springs make up some of our favorite spots to visit. The Northern Territory is rich with Aboriginal history, rugged natural beauty, amazing wildlife, charismatic outback characters, and amazing Read More…