Platinum North Island Golf Tour

Platinum North Island Golf Tour

Enjoy supreme luxury in the North Island of New Zealand.

Play five of New Zealand’s finest golf courses and stay at four of the most luxurious lodge properties in the world! Our ten day Platinum North Island package visits Tara Iti, Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge and Cape Kidnappers and also includes golf at Kinloch and Wairakei in Taupo. A helicopter transfer are included in the package. Activity options include a cruise in the Bay of Islands, fly fishing in Taupo and private winery visits in Hawke's Bay. Costs: From NZ$17,500 per person based on double occupancy.

Details

Package inclusions

  • 7 scheduled rounds of golf (Tara Iti, Kauri Cliffs x 2, Kinloch, Wairakei, Cape Kidnappers x 2).
  • Electric carts at all courses.
  • 9 night’s accommodation as listed.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Lunch each day at Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers.
  • Dinner each evening at Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge and Cape Kidnappers.
  • Helicopter flight between Tara Iti and Kauri Cliffs.
  • Air New Zealand flight between Auckland and the Bay of Islands (2 checked bags p/p)
  • Air New Zealand flight between the Bay of Islands and Taupo (2 checked bags p/p)
  • Air New Zealand domestic flight between Hawke's Bay and Auckland (2 checked bag p/p)
  • All road transfers in private vehicle with professional driver.
  • Maori heritage tour in Hawke’s Bay.
  • 24 hour on-call assistance from the Playing Around New Zealand Tour Manager.
  • New Zealand goods & services tax (GST) at 15%


Optional extras

  • Additional golf, sightseeing and activity options
  • Golf equipment including quality golf clubs and caddies.
  • Stay and play at the exclusive Tara Iti GC.
  • Alternative flight options including private jet and helicopter charters.


Schedule

You will be met at you Auckland arrival point and transfer to Tara Iti with a professional Kiwi driver / guide in luxury vehicle. The road transfer will take a minimum of 90 minutes and along the way you will have the option of visiting central Auckland and its surrounds.
The rest of the day is free to relax and enjoy the Tara Iti property.  
Evening: Tara Iti has a superb on-site restaurant.
Accommodation: Tara Iti, Members Cottage


Morning: Golf at Tara Iti. Tee time: 10:00am
Afternoon: At 3pm your helicopter will arrive at Tara Iti and provide the scenic transfer to Kauri Cliffs (45 minutes).
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Kauri Cliffs Lodge, Suite.

Morning: Golf at Kauri Cliffs. Tee time: 09:00am (unlimited green fees)
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Kauri Cliffs Lodge, Suite.

Morning: Golf at Kauri Cliffs. Tee time: 9:00am
Afternoon: Air New Zealand flight to Taupo. (1 hour transit in Auckland)
You will transfer from Kauri Cliffs to Bay of Islands Airport at 1:45pm. Air New Zealand flight NZ8269 departs Bay of Islands at 3:00pm and arrives in Auckland at 3:45pm. Flight NZ8095 departs Auckland at 4:55pm and arrives in Taupo at 5:45pm. Your luggage will be checked through from the Bay of Islands to Taupo. 
Upon arrival at Taupo Airport you will be met by a Huka Lodge representative and transfer to the lodge (15 minutes).  
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Huka Lodge, Junior Suite.


Morning: Golf at Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary. Tee time: 10:30am (5 minutes from Huka Lodge)
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Huka Lodge, Junior Suite.

 

Morning: Golf at The Kinloch Club. Tee time: 10:30am (20 minutes from Huka Lodge)
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Huka Lodge, Junior Suite.

Morning: Transfer to Hawke’s Bay (2 hours) by private vehicle with professional Kiwi driver / guide. You have the option of visiting a selection of the best Hawke’s Bay wineries followed by lunch at Cape Kidnappers.
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hilltop Suite.

Morning: Golf at Cape Kidnappers. Tee time: 10:30am (You are eligible for unlimited green fees)
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hilltop Suite.

Morning: Golf at Cape Kidnappers. Tee time: 09:00am (You are eligible for unlimited green fees)
Afternoon: We recommend that you take a tour of the Cape Kidnappers property in a specialised 4WD vehicle (Can-am).
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hilltop Suite.

Departure Day: Depending on the time of your International flight, we will provide a transfer from Cape Kidnappers to Hawke's Bay Airport to meet your flight back to Auckland. There are several flights available of one-hour duration and you will depart the lodge 1 ½ hours prior to the domestic departure. (Please note that the Auckland Domestic and International airport are within 1 km)

Additional Information

This tour can be customised to suit your requirements. Please complete the inquiry form and our New Zealand travel experts will begin planning you the perfect itinerary.

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