If you are interested in playing golf while you are in New Zealand, one option is to add a golfing package on to the beginning or end of your holiday. Here are a few ideas, which we can of course change around to fit your holiday.
South Island Highlights
The South Island is home to some superb golf courses and some of the most breath-taking scenery you’ll find anywhere in the world. This 7 day tour takes you from Christchurch to Queenstown, visiting the most popular regions that offer the best of both worlds.
Beginning in the garden city of Christchurch, you’ll play golf at Clearwater Resort, with a mix of links and parkland features, the course is a stimulating round of golf. Terrace Downs is a course based at the foot of the Southern Alps, with a layout that provides a stern test for any level of golfer.
On route to Queenstown, you’ll travel through to Lake Tekapo with its uniquely beautiful turquoise colour, given by fine rock-flour, which is dust ground by glacial movement. Enjoy a stunning night of stargazing, one of the South Island’s must-do attractions – Experience the thrill of peering through powerful telescopes and binoculars to see amazing sights both near and far.
Moving on to the golfing mecca of Queenstown, with a host of superb courses, you’ll experience three of the finest in Jack’s Point, Millbrook Resort and Arrowtown Golf Club. Outside of golf, take a day trip to Milford Sound, one of New Zealand’s most stunning natural attractions, set deep within the Fiordland National Park.
Enjoy all of the sights and experiences that the Central Otago region has to offer – stunning scenery, a host of activities and some of the best cuisine you’ll find anywhere in the world.
- 7 Days
- 5 Rounds of Golf – Clearwater Resort, Terrace Downs, Jack’s Point, Millbrook Resort & Arrowtown
- Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Queensotwn
- 4 Star Accommodation
Golf, Wine and Volcanoes
Two of North Island’s top golfing hot spots are located conveniently close. Combine your Taupo golfing holiday with a visit to Hawkes Bay and experience world class golf, majestic volcanoes and exquisite local wines.
Start in Auckland and travel to Great Lake Taupo, in the centre of the North Island. Play the Jack Nicklaus designed Kinloch Club as well as Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary which are both consistently ranked in New Zealand’s top 10 golf courses. The world renowned fairways have been built in harmony with the beautiful natural contours of the land. Snow-capped mountains, crystal clear waters, raging rapids, thermal hot springs and lush greenery are just some of the incredible natural attributes on offer in this region which really has something for everyone.
Travel the short distance to Hawkes Bay where you play Cape Kidnappers bringing together a world-class golf course and five-star luxury lodge accommodation in spectacular location. The iconic course is a promontory of rugged cliffs and farmland overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Designed by respected US architect Tom Doak, the superbly challenging course is the result of clever design and respect for the natural landscape. Hawke’s Bay is loved for its sunny climate, fabulous beaches, sheltered coastal plains and long-established vineyards, and you will have time to experience plenty of it after your round of golf and on your day off.
- 7 Days
- 3 Rounds of Golf
- Kinloch Club, Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary, Cape Kidnappers
- Taupo, Hawkes Bay
- 4 Star Accommodation
The Southern Adventure package offers up a truly different South Island experience, with the perfect mix of golf, fly fishing and an unforgettable day in Fiordland.
Play three rounds of golf at Jack’s Point, Millbrook and the beautiful Arrowtown Golf Club.
In between rounds of golf, you will head out on a full day fly fishing experience which includes accommodation transfers, helicopter flights to the headwaters of a remote west coast river, private expert guide, clothing, equipment and gourmet lunch. You’ll also get to experience a Fiordland heli traverse. Famously inaccessible, Fiordland has seen minimal change and remains one of New Zealand’s most captivating and naturally beautiful locations. This is a full day helicopter trip into Fiordland with multiple landings including glaciers, remote west coast beaches and dramatic mountain ridges.
- 6 Days
- 3 rounds of golf – Millbrook, Jack’s Point, Arrowtown
- Queenstown, Fiordland
- 5 Star Accomodation