Taupo Group Tour

Taupo Group Tour

Make Taupo your next golf destination! A genuine alternative to Queenstown, Taupo is set on NZ's largest lake and is home to two world class golf courses. Just 3 hours from Auckland by road or a 45 minute Air New Zealand flight, Taupo is fast becoming a destination for discerning International golf groups. This is a chance for Kiwi's to take advantage of the reduced rates post Covid-19.

Play two of the finest golf courses in New Zealand over 4 glorious days. Kinloch is considered one of New Zealand's toughest golf courses and is always in fantastic condition. Wairakei is a Kiwi favourite and is considered NZ's best parkland golf course. Your Mercedes rental vehicle can be delivered the evening prior to the trip or on the first morning......we can provide delivery in Auckland City or at the Airport. You can choose to return the vehicle on the evening that you get back or the following morning.


Package inclusions

  • 4 rounds of golf (Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary x 2 and The Kinloch Club x 2).
  • Electric carts at each course.
  • 3 night’s accommodation of choice.
  • Transport by self-drive rental vehicle with pre-programmed GPS unit or driver service.
  • 24 hour on-call assistance from the Playing Around New Zealand office.
  • New Zealand goods & services tax (GST) at 15%

>>Example Itinerary With Costs (PDF)<<

Optional extras

  • Rental clubs.
  • Breakfast, dinner and lunch inclusions.
  • Activity bookings with preferential rates.
  • Stay at the luxurious Kinloch Club or Huka Lodge.
  • Extend your trip to include Cape Kidnappers.


Morning: Depart Auckland and drive to Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary. Allow 3.5 hours from central Auckland. 
Afternoon: Play golf at Wairakei. First tee time: 12:30pm
Evening: At leisure in Taupo. We can arrange a local restaurant / bar. 
Accommodation: Options include Voyager Apartments, Reef Resort, The Hilton, The Kinloch Club or Huka Lodge.

Morning: Play The Kinloch Club (breakfast is recommended at the course). Tee time: 10:30am 
Evening: At leisure.

Morning: Play a second round at The Kinloch Club. Tee time: 10:30am 
Evening: At leisure.

Morning: Play your final round of the trip at Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary (breakfast is recommended at the course). Tee time: 9:30am. 
Afternoon: Return to Auckland.

Additional Information

This tour can be customised to suit your requirements. Please note that you have the choice of luxury Mercedes rental vehicle for your group. We recommend our 8 seat Mercedes Valente for groups of four, the 12 seat Sprinter for groups of eight and the 17 seat Sprinter for groups of twelve. We can also provide a 20 seat vehicle with luggage trailer for groups of sixteen but please note that the driver will require a Class 2 drivers license.