Christchurch to Queenstown

Christchurch to Queenstown

Beginning in Christchurch and ending in Queenstown this tour of the South Island combines stunning scenery with fantastic golf.

This golf tour provides the opportunity to play the very best South Island golf courses including Clearwater, Terrace Downs, Jack’s Point and The Hills. Accommodation options range from the opulent luxury lodges (Otahuna, Matakauri and Blanket Bay), golf resorts (Clearwater and Millbrook Resort) or apartment accommodation (Quest Christchurch and Peppers Beacon). The listed package is eight days in duration but please note that packages can be customised over six to twelve days.


Package inclusions

  • 4 rounds of golf (Clearwater, Terrace Downs, Millbrook and Jacks Point).
  • Electric carts at each course.
  • 7 night’s accommodation as listed with breakfast each morning.
  • 3 course dinner at Clearwater Resort.
  • 3 course dinner at Terrace Downs.
  • 3 course dinner at Millbrook Resort.
  • Transport by self-drive rental vehicle with pre-programmed GPS unit.
  • Tour pack including sightseeing and restaurant recommendations.
  • 24 hour on-call assistance from the Playing Around New Zealand office.
  • New Zealand goods & services tax (GST) at 15%

Optional extras

  • Rental clubs.
  • Additional dinner and lunch inclusions.
  • Activity bookings with preferential rates.
  • Accommodation and vehicle upgrades.


Morning / Afternoon: Upon arrival at Christchurch Airport you will collect your rental vehicle and tour pack and drive to Clearwater Resort (15 minutes drive).
Evening: At leisure at Clearwater Resort.
Accommodation: Clearwater Resort, Lakeview Suite.

Morning: Play golf at Clearwater Resort. We will book your preferred tee time.
Evening: Dinner at the Clearwater Resort restaurant.
Accommodation: Clearwater Resort, Lakeview Suite.

Morning: Travel to Terrace Downs (one hour drive).
Afternoon: Play golf at Terrace Downs. Tee time: 12:30pm
Evening: Dinner at the Terrace Downs restaurant.
Accommodation: Terrace Downs Resort, Villa Suite.

Today you will take the scenic drive to Queenstown. The six hour journey is full of wonderful scenery including Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook, Lake Pukaki and the Lindis Pass.
Evening: Dinner at Millbrook Resort.
Accommodation: Millbrook Resort, Village Inn Room.

Morning: Play golf at Millbrook. We recommend that we reserve an early morning tee time and you take advantage of unlimited golf. (Additional golf is free but the electric cart will cost extra)
Evening: At leisure.
Accommodation: Millbrook Resort, Village Inn Room.

Leisure Day:
Golf is available at Millbrook, Jacks Point, The Hills, Kelvin Heights or Arrowtown. Activities and sightseeing may include a day tour with scenic flight to Milford or Doubtful Sound, a Central Otago wine tour or jet boating on the Shotover River. All bookings can be made through the tour office.
Accommodation: Millbrook Resort, Village Inn Room. 

Morning: Play golf at Jacks Point. We recommend that we reserve a 10:30am tee time.
Evening: At leisure.
Accommodation: Millbrook Resort, Village Inn Room.

Drive rental vehicle to Queenstown Airport to meet departing flight.

Additional Information

This tour can be customised to suit your requirements. It is available as a self drive golf trip for couples, a private luxury golf vacation for a small group of friends or as a coach tour for a large group. Accommodation options range from the luxury lodges to centrally located 4 star hotels and we are able to arrange numerous sightseeing and non golf activities along the way. Please complete the enquiry form and our New Zealand travel experts will begin planning you the perfect itinerary.