Auckland to Hawke's Bay Kiwi Road Trip

Auckland to Hawke's Bay Kiwi Road Trip

Play four of our very best golf courses over 4 days.

This road trip provides the opportunity to play four of the best golf courses in New Zealand . Beginning in Auckland you will head to Kinloch for your first round of golf and then check into your Napier accommodation for the first of your three nights in Hawke's Bay. You will then play arguably the best club course in New Zealand (Bridge Pa) followed by the magnificent Cape Kidnappers. The trip will finish with Wairakei, a real favourite of Kiwi golfers.


Package inclusions

  • 4 rounds of golf (Kinloch, Hastings GC, Cape Kidnappers & Wairakei)
  • 3 nights accommodation of choice
  • Transport by self-drive rental vehicle with pre-programmed GPS unit or driver service.
  • 24 hour on-call assistance from the Playing Around New Zealand office.
  • New Zealand goods & services tax (GST) at 15%

>>Example Itinerary With Costs (PDF)<<

Optional extras

  • Electric carts or trundlers.
  • Rental clubs.
  • Breakfast, dinner and lunch inclusions.
  • Activity bookings with preferential rates.
  • Stay at the luxurious Farm at Cape Kidnappers.


Morning: Depart Auckland and drive to Kinloch. Allow 3.5 hours from central Auckland. 
Afternoon: Play golf at The Kinloch Club. First tee time: 11:30am. 
Following golf, you will travel to Napier.
Evening:  At leisure in Napier. We can arrange a local restaurant / bar.
Accommodation: Options include Quest Apartments, Crown Hotel, Porters Hotel, Mangapapa or The Farm at Cape Kidnappers.

Morning: Play Hastings GC (Bridge Pa). Tee time: 10:30am
Evening: At leisure.

Morning: Play Cape Kidnappers. Tee time: 10:30am 
Evening: At leisure.

Morning: Travel to Taupo to play your final round of the trip at Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary (breakfast is recommended at the course). Tee time: 10:45am. 
Afternoon: Return to Auckland.

Additional Information

This tour can be customised to suit your requirements. Please note that you have the choice of luxury Mercedes rental vehicle for your group. We recommend our 8 seat Mercedes Valente for groups of four, the 12 seat Sprinter for groups of eight and the 17 seat Sprinter for groups of twelve. We can also provide a 20 seat vehicle with luggage trailer for groups of sixteen but please note that the driver will require a Class 2 drivers license.