South Island Escorted Golf Tour (February 2020)

South Island Escorted Golf Tour (February 2020)

Best of the South Island (9 Days) – Commences 10th February 2020 - Costs: NZ$3995 per person based on twin share. NZ$5395 per person based on single occupancy.

This is our signature tour of the South Island where you will play some of the best golf courses in New Zealand. The tour begins with welcome drinks in Christchurch and will visit a number of great locations en route to Queenstown. There are 5 rounds of scheduled golf – Clearwater Resort, Terrace Downs, Arrowtown GC, Millbrook Resort and Jack's Point GC - The tour concludes with a 3 course farewell dinner at one of Queenstown's top restaurants. Guests will have the opportunity to experience the “must do” sights and non golfing activities in each region. Alternatively, additional rounds of golf will be available every day! There will be a maximum of 16 guests on this trip. Luxury lodge upgrades are available.

Details

Package inclusions

  • 5 rounds of golf (Clearwater Resort, Terrace Downs, Arrowtown GC, Millbrook Resort and Jack's Point GC) with shared electric carts.
  • 8 night’s 4 & 5 star hotel accommodation with breakfast.
  • Welcome drinks in Christchurch on day of arrival.
  • Dinner at Terrace Downs on the evening of day 3.
  • A 3 course farewell dinner at one of Queenstown's top restaurants.
  • Ground transfers and touring in a late model air-conditioned Mercedes minivan with local guide.
  • Golf competitions with prizes and golfing merchandise.
  • 24 hour on-call assistance from your Playing Around New Zealand tour office.
  • New Zealand goods & services tax (GST) at 15%

Optional extras

  • Caddies and rental clubs.
  • Golf and activity bookings on leisure days.
  • Sightseeing and activity program for non-golfers.
  • Hotel room upgrades.
  • Pre and post tour accommodation 

Schedule

Morning / Afternoon: One of our staff members will meet you on your arrival into Christchurch and transfer you to the centrally located Rendezvous Hotel.
Evening: Welcome drinks in central Christchurch.
Accommodation: Rendezvous Hotel, Guest Room

Morning: Golf at Clearwater Resort. Tee time: 10:00am
Your transport will depart the hotel at 9am to ensure you can take advantage of the practice facilities
Evening: At leisure in Christchurch
Accommodation: Rendezvous Hotel, Guest Room

Morning: Golf at Terrace Downs Resort. Tee time: 10:30am
Your transport will depart the hotel at 8:45am to make the 50 minute trip to Terrace Downs
Evening: Enjoy a 3 course dinner at Hunters Restaurant, Terrace Downs
Accommodation: Terrace Downs Resort, Villa 

Morning / Afternoon: At 9:00am your transport will depart the hotel and travel to Queenstown. You will travel through some stunning parts of the South Island. The five-hour scenic drive will include plenty of photo and refreshment stops.
Evening: At your Leisure in central Queenstown
Accommodation: Heritage Hotel, Executive room

Morning: Play golf at Arrowtown Golf Course. Tee time: 10:30am
Your transport will depart the Heritage Hotel at 9:15am
Afternoon / Evening: At leisure.
Accommodation: Heritage Hotel, Executive room

Morning:  Play golf at Millbrook Resort. Tee time: 10:30 am
Your transport will depart the Heritage Hotel at 9:15 am
Evening: At leisure
Accommodation: Heritage Hotel, Executive room

Leisure Day: Your chance to explore Queenstown and the surrounding areas.
Your guide is on hand to assist with making activity arrangements or should you wish to make the most of the local vineyards your guide can take you on a bespoke wine tour.
Activity recommendations - Scenic helicopter trips, a day trip to Milford or Doubtful Sound, an additional game of golf at The Hills or Queenstown GC. 

Morning: Play golf at Jacks Point Golf Course. Tee time: 10:30am
Your transport will depart the Heritage Hotel at 9:00am
Afternoon: At leisure.
Evening: Enjoy a farewell, 3 course dinner at one of Queenstown's top restaurants.
Accommodation: Heritage Hotel, Executive room

Departure Day: Your guide will provide the airport road transfer arrangements in order to meet your departing flights. We can arrange flights to Christchurch, Auckland or any New Zealand destination to suit your travel plans*.

*Cost of domestic flight is additional and will be subject to Air New Zealand’s best rate at time of booking

Additional Information

Special Notes 

Golfers of all abilities and ages are welcome. 
Additional sightseeing trips and rounds of golf are available on each day. 
Scenic touring is broken up with numerous photo and refreshment stops.
NZ$3995 per person based on twin share. NZ$5395 per person based on single occupancy.

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