Commencing and concluding in Auckland this 11 days 10 nights golf tour covers Northland,Auckland,Taupo and Hawkes Bay. The combination of some of New Zealand’s scenic courses and quality inland courses allowing plenty of variety as well as having ample opportunity for additional activities.
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- Personal assistance from your Golfer’s Dream Host throughout your tour
- 10 nights in your choice of accommodation
- Breakfast daily
- 5 rounds of golf including electric cart
- Half Day Wine Tour
- Maori Hangi Dinner and Cultural Performance
- Late model rental vehicle of your choice including unlimited kilometers & standard insurance
- Daily travel itinerary and driving directions
- Maps and regional activity guides
- Tour departs daily on request
- Waitomo Glowworm Caves
- Lake Taupo Fishing
- Huka Falls Jetboat ride
- Rotorua Sights
- Day 1
Arrive at Auckland Airport today. After clearing customs you will transfer to the domestic terminal for your flight to Kerikeri.
Your Golfers Dream Representative will be at Kerikeri airport to meet you. After collecting your rental car make your way to your accommodation. The resort town of Paihia makes an excellent base for exploring the Bay of Islands. The historic Treaty House at Waitangi marks the beginning of New Zealand as a nation.
- Day 2
Golf at Kauri Cliffs
A golfing highlight of the tour your round at Kauri Cliffs Golf Course with amazing views over the Cavalli Islands and many holes running parallel to the Pacific Ocean. Fifteen holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs that plunge into the sea. The beautiful inland holes wind through marsh, forest and farmland. Golf Digest USA selected Kauri Cliffs 'Best New International Golf Course of 2001'.
Kauri Cliffs Resort
- Day 3
Paihia to Gulf Harbour – Golf at Gulf Harbour
This morning travel south (approx 3½ hours) to the Whangaparoa Peninsula for an afternoon round at Gulf Harbour Country Club. This Robert Trent Jones 11 designed championship course combines spectacular ocean views and rolling terrain that combine to make Gulf Harbour one of NZ’s most challenging courses. The course has four tee positions enabling golfers of all abilities to enjoy the challenging layout.
Gulf Harbour Country Club
- Day 4
Auckland at Leisure
Take the Auckland Explorer Bus, a Hop-On, Hop-Off sightseeing tour with full commentary visiting Auckland's Big 14 Attractions or let us arrange a “Welcome to the City of Sails" Tour of Auckland starting with a drive along the scenic waterfront to Mission Bay then up the dormant volcano of One Tree Hill to enjoy magnificent views of this spectacular city and harbour. Visit beautiful Eden Gardens, the Auckland Domain and Cornwall Park and the trendy shopping area of Ponsonby before crossing the Auckland Harbour Bridge to the quaint North Shore village of Devonport.
- Day 5
Auckland to Taupo
Depart Auckland today, travel through the fertile Waikato region to Rotorua.
See boiling mud pools, steaming hot springs and geysers at Te Puia Thermal Reserve, rainbow trout and the New Zealand icon Kiwi Bird at the award winning Rainbow Springs and if you are interested in the history of sheep and farming in New Zealand a visit to the Agrodome is recommended.
Travel onto Taupo, a short 1 hour drive from Rotorua
- Day 6
Golf at Wairakei International Golf Course
Frequently voted by our clients the most enjoyed course on their tour. Boasting lush manicured fairways and greens, mature tree plantings and magnificent vistas. The course is challenging - sporting its fair share of water hazards and bunkers.
This evening enjoy a Maori Hangi & Cultural Performance at Wairakei Terraces.
- Day 7
Golf at The Kinloch Club
Enjoy a round of golf at The Kinloch Club Course, the only Jack Nicklaus design course in New Zealand which has been created around the unique natural features of the site rather than transforming the landscape to meet a uniform golf course design. The course fits the landscape with ease, and the backdrop of Lake Taupo provides a magnificent setting.
The Kinloch Club
After golf in the mid afternoon you may choose to trout fish on the pristine waters of beautiful Lake Taupo, or have an exhilarating ride on the Huka Falls Jet.
- Day 8
Taupo to Napier - Afternoon Private Wine Tour
Travel to Napier this morning for a half day private wine tour. Your guide who will collect you from your hotel has an excellent knowledge of wine and the Hawke's Bay wine scene. Every tour is tailor made to reflect your interest and wine preferences ... maybe the barrel sample you taste will be the next international award winner ... you be the judge.
- Day 9
Golf at Cape Kidnappers
Cape Kidnappers plays above the ocean, atop dramatic cliffs and runs to and from the edge. Cape Kidnappers is built on a ridge-and-valley landscape with spectacular sea views. 2004 Course of the Year - Travel & Leisure Golf
Cape Kidnappers Resort
The Telegraph Newspaper from the United Kingdom has named Cape Kidnappers Golf Course - No.1 in "The World’s Top 10 Golf Courses" list surpassing Pebble Beach, Royal Melbourne, and Royal County Down...
- Day 10
Napier to Auckland
Travel back to Auckland today visiting Waitomo Glow-worm Caves on the way
Waitomo Caves are world renowned and a magnet for both local and overseas visitors, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves occupy a high placing in almost everyones New Zealand vacation wish-list.
The Waitomo glowworm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand. Thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as our expert guides provide informative commentary on the Caves' historical and geological significance.
Tours depart every half hour from 9.00am
- Day 11
Depart New Zealand
Sadly you depart New Zealand today. Return your rental car to the Auckland airport where you will board your onward flight. We trust you have had a wonderful time in our country and return home with many great memories.
Please contact us for pricing of this package.
We are happy to add or delete days and activities to ensure your holiday is the best it possibly can be.
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