Wellington to Auckland Road Trip

Wellington to Auckland Road Trip

Take a journey off the usual route and play some hidden gems along the way.

This trip runs for 5 days and begins in Wellington and ends in Auckland. As well as the iconic courses at Royal Wellington, Paraparaumu and Wairakei, we have added Manawatu and the very unique course at Rangitata. We will deliver your vehicle to Wellington Airport or the city centre and collect it once you arrive in Auckland.

Details

Package inclusions

  • 5 rounds of golf (Royal Wellington, Paraparaumu, Manawatu, Rangitata and Wairakei).
  • Electric cart at Wairakei, trundlers at other courses.
  • 4 night’s accommodation as listed.
  • Mercedes rental vehicle to suit your group size.
  • 24 hour on-call assistance from your Playing Around New Zealand tour office.
  • New Zealand goods & services tax (GST) at 15%.

>>Example Itinerary With Costs (PDF)<<

Optional extras

  • Domestic flight from Auckland to Wellington.
  • Breakfast and dinner inclusions.
  • Electric carts to replace trundlers.
  • Additional days.
  • Additional golf to include The Kinloch Club or St Andrews Hamilton.

Schedule

Morning: Arrive Wellington, collect your rental vehicle and travel to Royal Wellington.
Afternoon: Play golf at Royal Wellington. First tee time: 12:30pm
Evening: At leisure in Wellington. We can arrange a local restaurant / bar. 
Accommodation: Options include InterContinental Hotel, QT Wellington, Novotel or Ibis.

Morning: Depart Wellington and drive to Paraparaumu. Allow 50 minutes from central Wellington.
Afternoon: Play golf at Paraparaumu. Tee time: 12:15pm
Evening: At leisure in Paraparaumu / Raumati. We can arrange a local restaurant / bar.
Accommodation: Options include Wrights by the Sea, Raumati Sands Resort or Greenmantle Estate.

Morning: Depart Paraparaumu and drive to Manawatu Golf Club. Allow a 90 minute drive from Paraparaumu.
Afternoon: Play golf at Manawatu. Tee time: 12:15pm
Evening: At leisure in Palmerston North. We can arrange a local restaurant / bar.
Accommodation: Options include Copthorne Hotel, Cornwall Motor Lodge or Distinction Hotel.

Morning: Depart Palmerston North to Rangatira. Allow a 60 minute drive.
Play golf at Rangatira. Tee time: 10:30am
Afternoon: Following golf you will travel to Taupo (2 hours)
Evening: At leisure in Taupo. We can arrange a local restaurant / bar. 
Accommodation: Options include Voyager Apartments, Reef Resort, Hilton Hotel, Kinloch or Huka Lodge.

Morning: Play golf at Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary. Tee time: 10:30am
Afternoon: Following golf you will drive to Auckland (3 hours). 

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.

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