Entries tagged: Australia

Family Friendly Summer Travel Experiences

Family Friendly Summer Travel Experiences

Summer is quickly approaching, but there’s still time to plan the ultimate Ker & Downey journey with your family, and world travel is not out of the question. There are plenty of places where children of all ages are not only welcomed, but truly engaged. Plan a summer vacation that will create unforgettable memories and maybe even give the “travel bug” to your own little trailblazers. We’ve put together some options, sure to please everyone in your family. Cruise the Blue Bodrum Peninsula, Turkey For a truly unique and tranquil holiday, board a luxurious private gulet, a traditional Turkish wooden […]

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Ker & Downey’s 8 Ultimate Gifts

Ker & Downey’s 8 Ultimate Gifts

Go way outside the box and spoil your loved ones with the gift of epic, experiential travel. Whether there’s outdoor adventure or a quiet hideaway on their list, our picks will wow them. There’s something for everyone in every corner of the big, beautiful world, only from Ker & Downey. Teeing off from a sheer cliff face 1,400 feet above a green shaped like Africa… It’s the stuff a golfer’s dreams are made of, and it’s only found at The Legend Golf & Safari Resort in South Africa’s Limpopo. This spectacle of glitter, color, feathers, and lots of skin is […]

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A Vintage Kind of Outback

A Vintage Kind of Outback

Ker & Downey’s Escape Down Under itinerary takes guests on the perfect trip to the outback country with adventures in Kangaroo Island, Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef and an experiential 5-room working sheep farm. From enchanting plains lit each evening by crimson sunsets to beaches with crystal-clear waters and a bevy of animal onlookers, Australia’s diverse experiences stretch beyond the kangaroos and outback. Set off for an unforgettable Escape Down Under on one of Ker & Downey’s most recent additions to a prestigious collection of outside-the-box luxury destinations. Begin in iconic Sydney and take in the city’s most famous landmarks […]

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Escape Down Under when you Travel to Australia

The Land Down Under is a land full of wonder, with national parks, remote wilderness experiences, bustling modern cities and quiet beach retreats making up the diverse country. Get a taste of it all with Ker & Downey’s Escape Down Under – a 13-day experiential travel journey through the best and brightest of Australia. Start by spending two nights in the Park Hyatt Sydney, taking in incredible views of the famous Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House from your hotel window. The outback is next at Ayers Rock in Australia’s central red heartland. You will stay in one of […]

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Travel to Australia and Experience a Luxury Vacation Like No Other

The ‘Red Center’ is a colloquial nickname given to the Southern Desert region that stretches from the Simpson desert to North of Alice. Notably, the Red Center is where you will find Australia’s most famous monolith: Uluru. The only town with any sizable population is Alice Springs, a town founded first by Aborigines then resettled by Australian explorers. The Arrernte Aboriginal people settled in the Central Australian Desert in and around Alice Springs more than 50,000 years ago. Their name for the town is Mparntwe. The Arrernte country is spotted with mountain ranges, waterholes and gorges. Naturally, the Arrernte people […]

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Journey to the Great Barrier Reef for a Luxury Vacation

The Great Barrier Reef is a maze of nearly 3,000 individual reefs, 900 islands and stretches 133,000 square miles. It is located in the Coral Sea, just off the coast of Queensland, Australia. The majority of Barrier Reef islands lie north of the tropic of Capricorn and have a distinctly monsoonal climate, the heavy rains cause destructive flooding from April to September and leave thousands of people homeless each year. For years, the Great Barrier Reef was known as Australia’s, “Blue Outback.” Established as a collective haven for thousands of species of sea life, the Great Barrier Reef was designated […]

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Experience Australia

The smallest continent on Earth, also known as Australia, is an amazing place for luxury vacations of all kinds. With 21,262 miles of coastline, the world’s largest monolith, The Great Barrier Reef, the famous outback, and fantastic biodiversity, there is something for everyone to see and experience in Australia to ensure it is the trip of your dreams. Australia is divided into five travel regions: Great Barrier Reef, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Red Center, and Southern. Each one of these areas holds plenty of areas to explore and even more spaces to relax, but nothing is better than the […]

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