Spectacular NZ Golf Vacation

Spectacular NZ Golf Vacation

15 days of pure New Zealand luxury and world class golf!

This is our signature luxury tour of New Zealand where you will play the very best golf courses and stay in world class lodgings. Golf courses include Tara Iti, Kauri Cliffs, Cape Kidnappers, Kinloch, Wairakei, The Hills and Jack's Point. Stay at our finest lodges including Huka Lodge in Taupo and Matakauri Lodge in Queenstown.

Details

Package inclusions

  • 9 scheduled rounds of golf (Tara Iti, Kauri Cliffs x 2, Kinloch, Wairakei, Cape Kidnappers x 2, The Hills and Jacks Point)
  • Electric carts at each course except for Tara Iti where a caddie will be supplied.
  • 14 night’s accommodation as listed.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Lunch and dinner daily at Kauri Cliffs, Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge.
  • Dinner each day at Huka Lodge.
  • Road transfer or domestic flight between Auckland and Tara Iti on arrival day.
  • Scenic helicopter transfer between Tara Iti and Kauri Cliffs.
  • Air New Zealand domestic flight between Bay of Islands and Taupo (2 checked bags per person)
  • Air New Zealand domestic flight between Hawke's Bay and Queenstown (2 checked bag per person)
  • All road transfers in private vehicle with professional Kiwi driver.
  • 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.
  • Pink Beach picnic at Kauri Cliffs.
  • Cape Kidnappers Cam Am property tour.
  • Milford Sound helicopter and cruise trip.
  • Flight from Queenstown to Auckland.
  • Alternative flight options including private jet and helicopter charters.
  • Tara Iti add-on (this will be incorporated into the itinerary to suit your travel plans).

Schedule

We will meet you off your International flight at Auckland International Airport and transfer you to the domestic airport. You will take the next available Air New Zealand flight to the Bay of Islands (45 minutes).
On arrival in the Bay of Islands you will be met by your driver and transfer to Kauri Cliffs (30 minutes). The rest of the day is free to relax and enjoy the magnificent Kauri Cliffs property. 
Evening: Dinner at Kauri Cliffs.
Accommodation: Kauri Cliffs Lodge, Suite



Morning: Golf at Kauri Cliffs. Tee time: 09:00am (unlimited green fees)
Afternoon: We recommend a private picnic on Pink Beach - located on the Kauri Cliffs property (additional expense).
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: At 11am your helicopter will arrive at Kauri Cliffs and provide the scenic flight to Tara Iti (35 minutes).
Afternoon: Play golf at Tara Iti. 
Evening: There is a superb on-site restaurant on the Tara Iti property.
Accommodation: Tara Iti, Members Cottage


Morning: Golf at The Kinloch Club. Tee time: 10:30am
Your private transfer will depart the lodge at 9:30am (25 minutes' drive) and you will return at your convenience.
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)
The Huka Lodge concierge will provide the transfers at your convenience.
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
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.

Morning: Your private transfer will depart Cape Kidnappers no later than 12:30pm.
Afternoon: Air New Zealand flight to Queenstown. (35-minute transit in Christchurch)
You will transfer to the nearby Hawke's Bay Airport at 1:15pm and check in for your flight. Air New Zealand flight NZ8475 departs Hawke's Bay at 2:05pm and arrives in Christchurch at 3:40pm. Air New Zealand flight NZ5381 departs Christchurch at 4:15pm and arrives in Queenstown at 5:20pm. Please note that your luggage will be checked through from Hawke's Bay to Queenstown.
Upon arrival at Queenstown Airport you will be met by our staff and transfer to Matakauri Lodge (30 minutes).
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Matakauri Lodge, Suite.

Morning: Golf at Jack's Point. Tee time: 10:30am
Your transport will depart the lodge at 9:00am. You will return at your convenience and have the option of spending time in central Queenstown on the return journey.
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Matakauri Lodge, Suite.

At leisure.
Recommendation (additional cost): Milford Sound Helicopter Trip – Duration 3.5 hours
You will leave the beautiful blue colours of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown and fly west towards Milford Sound with vast areas of native forest and alpine High country farmland. Into the Fiordland National Park we are surrounded by numerous hidden valleys, waterfalls and alpine lakes before landing at Milford Sound. Upon landing you will take a beautiful 2-hour scenic cruise. Following the cruise, you will return to your helicopter and fly past jaw dropping ice shelves and Glaciers before enjoy a snow landing for photo opportunities. You will then return to Queenstown to conclude the tour.
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Matakauri Lodge, Suite.

Morning: Golf at The Hills. Tee time: 10:30am
Your transport will depart the lodge at 9:00am and you will have the option of spending time in Arrowtown on the return journey.
Evening: Dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Matakauri Lodge, Suite.

Transfer to Queenstown Airport to meet your outbound flight. There are daily direct flights to the main centres of Australia. If you need to return to Auckland to connect with an International flight we will arrange a domestic flight at a time to suit.

Additional Information

Special Notes 

2019 – 2020 COST GUIDE (Based on double occupancy)
• High Season (1st December – 31st March) From NZ$27,500 per person
• Shoulder Season (November & April) From NZ$22,950 per person
• Low Season (1st September – 31st October, May) From NZ$17,500 per person

A holiday surcharge is applicable for stays from 23rd December – 4th January

This tour can be customized to suit your requirements. It can begin on the date of your choice with preferred tee times (subject to lodgings and golf availability). 

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