South Island Escorted Golf Tour (March 2021)

South Island Escorted Golf Tour (March 2021)

Best of the South Island (8 Days) – Commences 14th March 2021 - Costs: NZ$3750 per person based on twin share. NZ$4800 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 4 rounds of scheduled golf – Christchurch GC, Clearwater Resort, Millbrook Resort and Jack's Point. You will also have the option of playing the very exclusive Hills golf course, alternatively a magnificent coach / cruise fly trip. 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 12 guests on this trip. Luxury lodge upgrades are available.


Package inclusions

  • 4 rounds of golf (Christchurch GC, Clearwater Resort, Millbrook Resort and Jack's Point) with shared electric carts.
  • 7 night’s 4 & 5 star hotel accommodation with breakfast.
  • Welcome drinks in Christchurch on day of arrival.
  • A 3 course farewell dinner at one of Queenstown's top restaurants.
  • Lunch and wine tasting on day 4 (Christchurch to Queenstown).
  • Option of golf at The Hills or a Milford Sound "coach/cruise/fly" day trip.
  • 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.
  • Upgrade to a Milford Sound helicopter trip.
  • Air New Zealand flight between Christchurch and Queenstown.


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 Christchurch Golf Club (Shirley). 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 Clearwater Resort. Tee time: 10:00am
Evening: At leisure in Christchurch
Accommodation: Rendezvous Hotel, Guest Room

Morning: Following breakfast the group will depart Christchurch and enjoy the scenic road trip south to Queenstown.
During the trip we will enjoy lunch overlooking Lake Tekapo and wine tasting in Bannockburn and Gibbston Valley. 
Evening: At leisure in central Queenstown.
Accommodation: Crown Plaza Hotel, Balcony Room

Morning: Play golf at Millbrook Resort. Tee time: 10:30am
Your transport will depart the hotel at 9:15am
Afternoon / Evening: At leisure.
Accommodation: Crown Plaza Hotel, Balcony Room

Morning: Option day!
1: Play golf at The Hills. Tee time: 10.30am  (Your transport will depart the hotel at 9:15am)
2: Milford Sound Coach / Cruise / Fly trip (7am - 3pm)
Evening: At leisure.
Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Balcony Room

Morning: Play golf at Jacks Point Golf Course. Tee time: 10:30am
Your transport will depart the hotel at 9:00am
Evening: Enjoy a farewell 3 course dinner at one of Queenstown's top restaurants.
Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Balcony Room

Departure Day: Your guide will provide the airport road transfer arrangements in order to meet your departing flight. 

*If a domestic flight is required we can arrange Air New Zealand’s best rate at time of booking*

Additional Information

Special Notes 

Golfers of all abilities and ages are welcome to join us on this tour. 
Additional sightseeing trips and rounds of golf are available on each day. 
Scenic touring is broken up with numerous photo and refreshment stops.
NZ$3750 per person based on twin share. NZ$4800 per person based on single occupancy.
A deposit of NZ$500 per person is required to secure a seat on this tour. Please note that if NZ International borders are still closed all payments will be refunded. 
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