New Zealand Land of the Long White Cloud

Playing golf in New Zealand is like playing golf in California 60 years ago. It’s one of the most unspoiled and untouched golf destination on earth and home to a stunning array of golf courses set in incredible locations. The awe-inspiring landscapes, lush forests, glacial mountains, quaint fiords, amazing wildlife and a rather pleasant climate, makes New Zealand the ultimate golf escape.

Few places in the world have natural landscapes as dramatic as New Zealand's, and it's only logical to find some of the most spectacularly designed golf courses amidst breathtaking scenery in this “Land of the Long White Cloud”. There are more than 400 golf courses around the country, two of which are listed in the Golf Digest World Top 50 rankings – Kauri Cliffs & Cape Kidnappers. Both the North and South Islands fiercely compete for the top honor when it comes to selecting best Marque and Experience courses spread throughout the country.

Accessibility really sets New Zealand apart from other countries, and it’s easy to drive from alpine areas to idyllic beachside locations within a few hours. If you are looking for more than golf, Kiwi-land is the place to go where you can indulge in a wide variety of activities like kayaking, parasailing, trekking and sightseeing. The rolling hills and hedgerows collude with the irreverent, easygoing locals to disarm, distract and delight. Maori culture is potent, the surf is world class and the craft beer is awesome.

Come for the golf anytime during the year and stay for a while to experience exquisite food and wine, adventure activities, quiet nature and seamless hospitality. September to November and March to May are warm and great for the outdoors, while December to February is summertime. Although June to August is winter, only a few courses in south may be affected by snow.

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Golfing the North Island

9 Nights | 5 Stops | 6 Rounds of Golf

Northland, Central Region & Wellington

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Epic Kiwi Adventure

12 Nights | 4 Stops | 7 Rounds of Golf

Queenstown, Central North Island & Auckland

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Boasting over 140 islands, Northland is where historical sights sit alongside deep sea fishing, world class sailing and serene hiking. Each town in the Bay of Islands has its own unique culture – from the up-market lifestyle focus of Kerikeri and Paihia, to the calming atmosphere of Haruru Falls, and the quirky sea-side town of Russell.

Auckland’s blend of harbor, Polynesian culture and fine cuisine has created a lifestyle ranked amongst the best in the world. From big wild rolling surf beaches to a beautiful gulf scattered with islands, little wonder it's called the City of Sails. Surrounded by diverse natural wonders including sprawling parks, natural springs, walking tracks and miles of coastline, there's lot to see and do.
Top Attractions
  • Exploring the Islands by charter boat
  • Snorkeling and swimming with dolphins
  • Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Hiking along the scenic mountain trails
  • Wine Tasting in Waiheke Island
  • Harbour Bridge climb & bungee jump
  • America’s Cup yacht sailing
  • Snapper Fishing on the harbor
Auckland, North Island

Located only 30 minutes south of the Auckland CBD, the Windross Farm Golf Course is a unique inland ...

Bay of Islands, North Island

Kauri Cliffs is currently ranked #39 in the world by Golf Digest Top 100 Greatest Golf Courses in th...

Auckland, North Island

The PGA-rated Gulf Harbour Country Club is one of those outstanding courses which builds the golfing...

Auckland, North Island

Heritage Auckland is located in the city's Central Business District, 5 minutes’ walk from the...

Bay of Islands, Northland

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, a Relais & Chateaux hideaway, is located in the Bay of Islands region...

Auckland, North Island

Renovated in 2016, the Hilton Auckland offers stylish rooms and suites in an idyllic location at the...

Exploring the Islands by charter boat
Snorkeling and swimming with dolphins
Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Hiking along the scenic mountain trails
Wine Tasting in Waiheke Island
Harbour Bridge climb & bungee jump
America’s Cup yacht sailing
Snapper Fishing on the harbor
Epic Kiwi Adventure

12 Nights | 4 Stops | 7 Rounds of Golf

Queenstown, Central North Island & Auckland

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US$ 5,210

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Golfing the North Island

9 Nights | 5 Stops | 6 Rounds of Golf

Northland, Central Region & Wellington

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The Central North Island sits on the Volcanic Plateau and is New Zealand’s geothermal center, where the turbulent forces that formed the country are most evident. See the clear blue waters on a summer’s day and Lake Taupo can appear a most beautiful and tranquil place. However, it is a volcano with no top! Visit the Craters of the Moon and you will see evidence of its fiery birth in the geysers, steaming craters and boiling mud pools.

About 90 minutes southeast of Lake Taupo is Hawke’s Bay - one of New Zealand’s warmest and driest regions which has contributed in making it one of the country’s leading producers of wines. 
Top Attractions
  • Huka Falls and the geothermal parks at Wai O Tapu or Te Puia
  • Maori village cultural show experience
  • Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings on Lake Taupo
  • Hiking in the Tongariro National Park
  • Food and Wine at Craggy Range or Elephant Hill winery
  • Art Deco buildings and the National Aquarium in Napier
Lake Taupo, North Island

The Kinloch Club, located on the shores of Lake Taupo is the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Course in ...

Hawke's Bay, North Island

Cape Kidnappers features eighteen holes of golf designed by world renowned golf architect Tom Doak. ...

Lake Taupo, North Island

Many find sanctuary on a golf course but it is rare to find a golf course that is a sanctuary. But t...

Hawke's Bay, North Island

Nestled in the heart of the charming Havelock North village and surrounded by the majestic hills of ...

Lake Taupo, North Island

Perfectly placed on a 254ha spectacular setting above the shores of Lake Taupo, the heart of an inte...

Lake Taupo, North island

Accessibly located midway between Auckland and Wellington, magnificent views over New Zealand’...

Huka Falls and the geothermal parks at Wai O Tapu or Te Puia
Maori village cultural show experience
Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings on Lake Taupo
Hiking in the Tongariro National Park
Food and Wine at Craggy Range or Elephant Hill winery
Art Deco buildings and the National Aquarium in Napier
Wellington Stay & Play

4 Nights | 1 Stop | 3 Rounds of Golf

Wellington, North Island

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US$ 1,011

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Golfing the North Island

9 Nights | 5 Stops | 6 Rounds of Golf

Northland, Central Region & Wellington

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Situated at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington was recently named as the “coolest little capital in the world" by Lonely Planet. Nestled between a sparkling harbor and rolling green hills, the cosmopolitan capital is renowned for its many museums, art galleries and theatre shows that make up its pulsing cultural scene. Wellington also is reputed to have more cafes, bars, and restaurants per capita than New York!

A short drive from Wellington over the Rimutaka Ranges sits the wine making region of Wairarapa with spectacular coastlines. The wine village of Martinborough is well-known for its vineyards which produce some of the world’s best Pinot Noir.
Top Attractions
  • National Museum Te Papa Tongarewa with interactive exhibits
  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Royal New Zealand Ballet
  • Cable Car ride to the Botanic Gardens, Kelburm Lookout Point and the Carter Observatory Planeterium
  • Writer’s Walk on Waterfront and Weta Cave Workshop
  • Classic New Zealand Wine Trail in Wairarapa
Wellington, North Island

Rich in history and an icon of New Zealand golf, the Royal Wellington Golf Club has hosted 7 NZ Open...

Paraparaumu, North Island

New Zealand’s “Spiritual Home of Golf”, Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club is considered ...

Wellington, North Island

Located on Wellington's sparkling waterfront, QT Museum Wellington is situated opposite Te Papa and ...

Wellington, North Island

Rydges Wellington is centrally located on downtown Featherston Street with a unique combination of h...

Wellington, North Island

This upscale hotel in a modern glass building is a 3-minute walk from shopping along Lambton Quay, a...

National Museum Te Papa Tongarewa with interactive exhibits
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Royal New Zealand Ballet
Cable Car ride to the Botanic Gardens, Kelburm Lookout Point and the Carter Observatory Planeterium
Writer’s Walk on Waterfront and Weta Cave Workshop
Classic New Zealand Wine Trail in Wairarapa
Epic Kiwi Adventure

12 Nights | 4 Stops | 7 Rounds of Golf

Queenstown, Central North Island & Auckland

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US$ 5,210

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Golf in Queenstown

5 Nights | 1 Stop | 3 Rounds of Golf

Queenstown, South Island

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US$ 1,040

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Queenstown Luxury Golf

5 Nights | 1 Stop | 3 Rounds of Golf

Queenstown, South Island

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Nestled in beside the mysterious Lake Wakatipu, in the Southern Lakes district of New Zealand, Queenstown is a cosmopolitan haven, offering a limitless adventure, southern wine and cuisine, and breath-taking alpine ranges. It is rumored that gold prospectors - captivated by the majestic beauty of the surrounds - gave this cosmopolitan town its name. Its natural beauty changes with the seasons, the lake gleams in the summer sun and snow clad mountains tower above the township in winter.

With a smorgasbord of outdoor activities, Queenstown is the country’s adrenaline capital. There's skiing in the winter and bungy jumping, sky diving, canyon swinging, jet boating, horse trekking and river rafting all year round. 
Top Attractions
  • Panoramic views from Bob's Peak – accessible by gondola - and inspiring sights of The Remarkables, Coronet Peak and Lake Wakatipu
  • Scenic helicopter flight to Milford Sound and Nature cruise on Doubtful Sound Fiord
  • Trust the Chef lunch at Amisfield Winery and other Central Otago wineries
  • Quaint Arrowtown with its gold mining history
  • Visit to the Walter Peak Farm on the vintage steamship, TSS Earnslaw
Queenstown, South Island

Queenstown Golf Club is a stunningly scenic golf course located at the tip of the Kelvin Peninsula, ...

Queenstown, South Island

With a backdrop of 2300 vertical metres of the Remarkables mountain range and an armchair view of an...

Queenstown, South Island

Owned by Kiwi entrepreneur Sir Michael Hill, The Hills has evolved from the modest beginnings of a s...

Queenstown, South Island

Set in rolling hills on the outskirts of historic Arrowtown, the Arrowtown Golf Club offers a challe...

Queenstown, South Island

Millbrook is simply an unforgettable Queenstown golfing experience. Set in a natural alpine amphithe...

Queenstown, Otago

Oaks Club Resort couples luxuriously appointed appartel with first-class resort facilities in o...

Queenstown, Otago

Situated next to pristine Lake Wakatipu commanding stunning lake and mountain views, Peppers Beacon ...

Queenstown, Otago

The multi award-winning Millbrook Resort is a luxurious 5-star retreat located on 500 acres of beaut...

Queenstown, Otago

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa is situated directly on the shores of Lake Wakatipu on the South ...

Panoramic views from Bob's Peak – accessible by gondola - and inspiring sights of The Remarkables, Coronet Peak and Lake Wakatipu
Scenic helicopter flight to Milford Sound and Nature cruise on Doubtful Sound Fiord
Trust the Chef lunch at Amisfield Winery and other Central Otago wineries
Quaint Arrowtown with its gold mining history
Visit to the Walter Peak Farm on the vintage steamship, TSS Earnslaw