Platinum North Island Golf Tour

Platinum North Island Golf Tour

Supreme luxury in the North Island of New Zealand.

Play four of New Zealand’s finest golf courses and stay at three of the most luxurious lodge properties in the world! Our ten day Platinum North Island package visits Kauri Cliffs, Huka Lodge and Cape Kidnappers and includes golf at Kinloch and Wairakei in Taupo. A private Hawke’s Bay wine tour and a helicopter trip to an active volcano are included in the package. Subject to availability you also have the option of including the exclusive Tara Iti GC. Costs: From NZ$17,500 per person based on double occupancy.

Details

Package inclusions

  • 6 scheduled rounds of golf (Kauri Cliffs x 2, Kinloch, Wairakei, Cape Kidnappers x 2).
  • Electric carts at all courses.
  • 9 night’s accommodation as listed.
  • Breakfast and dinner daily.
  • Air New Zealand flight between Auckland and Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands (2 checked bags p/p)
  • Air New Zealand flight between Kerikeri and Taupo (2 checked bags p/p)
  • Air New Zealand domestic flight between Napier and Auckland (2 checked bag p/p)
  • All road transfers in private vehicle with professional driver.
  • Bay of Islands cruise on private launch.
  • 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 the domestic airport for your 50-minute flight to the Bay of Islands. On arrival at Kerikeri Airport you will be met by a driver and transfer to Kauri Cliffs Lodge (30 minutes).
Alternatively, we will escort you to the nearest helipad where you will take a one-hour scenic helicopter flight to the Bay of Islands (additional expense). 
The rest of the day is free to relax and enjoy Kauri Cliffs.  
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Kauri Cliffs Lodge, Suite.


Morning: Golf at Kauri Cliffs. Tee time: 10:30am
Afternoon: At leisure.
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Kauri Cliffs Lodge, Suite.


Morning: Golf at Kauri Cliffs. Tee time: 09:00am
Afternoon: Cruise around the Cavalli Islands on your own private launch.
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Kauri Cliffs Lodge, Suite.


Morning: Air New Zealand flight to Taupo. (25-minute transit in Auckland)
You will transfer from Kauri Cliffs to Kerikeri Airport at 08:30am. NZ8679 departs Kerikeri at 09:40am and arrives in Auckland at 10:20am. NZ2983 departs Auckland at 10:55am and arrives in Taupo at 11:40am. 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. Tee time: 10:30am (5 minutes from Huka Lodge)
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Huka Lodge, Junior Suite.

 

Morning: Golf at Kinloch. 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. Your driver will take you to a selection of the best Hawke’s Bay wineries and you will enjoy a lunch at either Craggy Range or Elephant Hill.
Alternatively, at additional expense we can arrange a helicopter trip including a visit to White Island (an active volcano off the east coast of New Zealand)
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hilltop Suite.

Morning: Golf at Cape Kidnappers. Tee time: 10:30am
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hilltop Suite.

Morning: Golf at Cape Kidnappers. Tee time: 09:00am
Afternoon: Take a tour of the Cape Kidnappers property in a specialised 4WD vehicle.
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 Napier 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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